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Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Terry Chester Shulman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The story of the Costellos is the story of the twentiethcentury’s second most accomplished family of actors—second only to the Barrymores, with whom they intermarried to beget a dynasty of unrivaled ... More


The Novelist, the Lecturer, and the Limits of Persuasion: J. M. Coetzee and Elizabeth Costello on the Lives of Animals and Men

Michael Bell

in Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

J. M. Coetzee is perhaps the author who most exemplifies at the turn of the century the nature of literary authority; a power and a predicament he has repeatedly thematised while refusing to ... More


Mise-en-Scène

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

An introduction to Maurice Costello and the entertainment world as it existed in America at the beginning of the twentiethcentury. As the rise of film brought about the decline of theater, New York ... More


Mae

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Maurice meets Mae and they marry in secret. Immediately after the ceremony he leaves her for six months to go on tour. She says nothing of the marriage to her stepfather, Vincent Tresham, leaving ... More


I Want To Suck Your …: Fluids and Fluidity in Dracula Porn

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the status, meaning, use, and conflation of gendered orifices and bodily fluids in pornographic adaptations of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. In speaking the supposed silences of ... More


Interpreting Popular Music

David Brackett

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

There is a well-developed vocabulary for discussing classical music, but when it comes to popular music, how do we analyze its effects and its meaning? This book draws from the disciplines of ... More


Writing, music, dancing, and architecture in Elvis Costello's “Pills and Soap”

David Brackett

in Interpreting Popular Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225411
eISBN:
9780520925700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225411.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines Elvis Costello's Pills and Soap in relation to writing, music, dancing, and architecture. It looks at Pills and Soap through contemporary critical discourses about his music, ... More


Hollywood’s Great Deluge

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a detailed account about the making of Noah’s Ark (1928). Jack Warner threw out Curtiz’s scenario,which was paired with the biblical flood saga.Curtiz ended up directing a ... More


Prison Overcrowding and the Legal Challenge to Florida’s Prison System, 1970–1980

Heather Schoenfeld

in Building the Prison State: Race and the Politics of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226520964
eISBN:
9780226521152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226521152.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the origins and initial developments around Costello v. Wainwright, the 8th Amendment lawsuit against Florida’s prison system. The chapter argues that prison conditions ... More


The Melodramatic Reality of Film and Literature: Or: Elizabeth Costello’s Cinematic Sisters

Stephen Mulhall

in The Self and its Shadows: A Book of Essays on Individuality as Negation in Philosophy and the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199661787
eISBN:
9780191748301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661787.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

In a recent exchange of essays between Stanley Cavell and Cora Diamond, both found reason to take philosophical pleasure as well as philosophical instruction from J. M. Coetzee's decision to deliver ... More


Telling Stories about Assertions and Arguments

Michael Hampe

in What Philosophy Is For

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226365282
eISBN:
9780226365312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365312.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter begins with Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello lectures to engage with questions about translating experiences through fictions.


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