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Bodies in Both Worlds: A Preliminary Comparison of Human and Supernatural Dress in Moche Art

Sarahh E. M. Scher

in Ceramics of Ancient America: Multidisciplinary Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056067
eISBN:
9780813053820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056067.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Moche people of northern coastal Peru (c. 100 B.C.E–850 C.E.) left behind a great deal of visual communication in their art, which is unusual in its relative naturalism and realistic portrayal of ... More


‘Le roi se fait sacré’: preparing the coronation, 1774–75

Anne Byrne

in Death and the Crown: Ritual and Politics in France Before the Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526143303
eISBN:
9781526150530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143310.00010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first of three chapters dealing with the coronation of Louis XVI, this chapter considers the preparations required at Versailles and in Reims, and the currents at work in imagining the monarch at ... More


Celebrating Superman

Daniel Peretti

in Superman in Myth and Folklore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814586
eISBN:
9781496814623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814586.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Annually occurring in June, Metropolis, Illinois’s, Superman Celebration brings together tens of thousands of fans, and those who might want to be fans, of Superman. This chapter documents the ... More


Morality

Daniel Peretti

in Superman in Myth and Folklore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814586
eISBN:
9781496814623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814586.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Through extended analysis of two Superman fans, this chapter also explores the religious resonances implicit in previous chapters. By juxtaposing the stories of these two fans, one of whom is a ... More


Jean II Berain's Costume Designs for the Ballet Les Plaisirs de la Paix (1715)

Clement Crisp

in Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635849
eISBN:
9780748671120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635849.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

Please Provide (as in Journal Copy) In the late seventeenth century, the Swedish ambassador and architect Nicodemus Tessin the Younger used his sojourn in Paris to frequent the opera house and to ... More


Shakespeare | Cut: Rethinking cutwork in an age of distraction

Bruce R. Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198735526
eISBN:
9780191822506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735526.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Video cuts in Shakespeare productions by companies like the Wooster Group and Toneelgroep Amsterdam, cut-and-paste searches of Shakespeare’s texts in online databases, cut-scenes from Shakespeare in ... More


Shoe Reels: The History and Philosophy of Footwear in Film

Elizabeth Ezra and Catherine Wheatley (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474451406
eISBN:
9781474495332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451406.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Shoe Reels examines the special relationship between shoes and cinema. The book considers the narrative and aesthetic functions of shoes, asking why they are so memorable, and what their wider ... More


Hollywood, Rock Hudson, and the Idea of the Hero

Tom Ryan

in The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Like his better-known work, these adventure films point to Sirk’s love affair with American populist art, which he took very seriously. All are genre films about men who find themselves in positions ... More


Icon of fashion

Felicity Chaplin

in La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Fashion is ubiquitous in the depiction of la Parisienne and demonstrates perhaps better than any other motif the variations within the type. These variations are reflected in the eclectic array of ... More


Aspiration to the Extraordinary: Materializing the Subject Through Fancy Dress

Celia Marshik

in At the Mercy of Their Clothes: Modernism, the Middlebrow, and British Garment Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175043
eISBN:
9780231542968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175043.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Examines fancy dress, which was wildly popular wear for costume parties in the early twentieth century. In a range of popular publications, authors suggest that such costumes cannot change or ... More


Light: Staging Divinity in the York Cycle

Andrea Ria Stevens

in Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670499
eISBN:
9780748693757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines the staging of divinity in the York Corpus Christi play. Theatre historians traditionally have identified ‘goldface’ as the primary sign for representing divinity on the ... More


Numinous Dress / Iconic Costume: Korean Shamans Dressed for the Gods and for the Camera

Laurel Kendall

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Costuming is part of the process that enables a Koran shaman to manifest a god.  In this chapter, anthropologist Laurel Kendall considers how costumes in bold primary colors contribute to the sensory ... More


Masquerading as Colonists

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter studies a series of portraits of young women dressed for the masquerade, completed by English artist John Wollaston in Charleston, South Carolina. Although Wollaston painted the sitters ... More


The ruby slippers at the V&A: an odyssey

Keith Lodwick

in Shoe Reels: The History and Philosophy of Footwear in Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474451406
eISBN:
9781474495332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451406.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, a curator from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London tells of efforts to track down the iconic ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz for the major exhibition ... More


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