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Some Kind of Advance Guard

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0055
Subject:
Music, Popular

The track “Sun Ra and His Arkestra—Sun Song” is perhaps a pretentious, or at least curious, billing for a jazz LP, particularly when one is reminded that it was initially recorded around ten years ... More


Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

Susan E. Kirtley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032356
eISBN:
9781617032363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032356.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Best known for her long-running comic strip Ernie Pook’s Comeek, illustrated fiction (Cruddy, The Good Times Are Killing Me), and graphic novels (One! Hundred! Demons!), the art of Lynda Barry has ... More


Middle and Neoplatonism

Filippo Del Lucchese

in Monstrosity and Philosophy: Radical Otherness in Greek and Latin Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456203
eISBN:
9781474476935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456203.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is the longest chapter of the book, because of the number, nature, and importance of the philosophers that take the side of Plato and develop his teleological idealism in different directions. ... More


Where Did Superman’s White Hat Go?: Villainy and Heroism in Superman: Red Son

W. D. Phillips

in The Supervillain Reader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826466
eISBN:
9781496826510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826466.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This essay gives an engagement with Japanese manga and anime through Noriko Reider’s discussion of changing representations of oni, or demonic characters from different dimensions that provide a ... More


Restless Dead: Encounters between the Living and the Dead in Ancient Greece

Sarah Iles Johnston

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520217072
eISBN:
9780520922310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217072.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

During the archaic and classical periods, Greek ideas about the dead evolved in response to changing social and cultural conditions—most notably changes associated with the development of the polis, ... More


The Productive Pedagogy of Ambiguity in Lynda Barry’s One Hundred Demons

Jennifer Ho

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers an example of how to productively teach Lynda Barry’s graphic narrative One Hundred Demons through the lens of ambiguity, which runs throughout Barry’s coming-of-age comix. ... More


The Unending Love Story

Gene H. Bell-Villada

in García Márquez: The Man and His Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833513
eISBN:
9781469604473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895382_bell-villada.19
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Even on his sixties and seventies, García Márquez still produced well-written narratives that explored male–female attraction and love. These novels pushed the customary boundaries of romantic ... More


Centering and Decentering in Dostoevsky and Tolstoy

Anne Lounsbery

in Life Is Elsewhere: Symbolic Geography in the Russian Provinces, 1800-1917

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747915
eISBN:
9781501747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747915.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter begins with a brief look at Leo Tolstoy's symbolic geography. His is an imaginary landscape that is by no means structured around a provintsiia/stolitsa binary and is thus an exception ... More


Christ Outside the Truth: Negative Christology in Demons and Brothers Karamazov

John Givens

in The Image of Christ in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780875807799
eISBN:
9781501757792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780875807799.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter compares Demons and Brothers Karamazov as apophatic discourses that underscore the difficulty of belief, even among those who profess faith. Both of these novels demonstrate how the ... More


Jesus Myth Theory

M. David Litwa

in How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter analyzes and critiques the comparative method of three scholars who advocated the (virtual) nonexistence of Jesus: Bruno Bauer, Thomas L. Brodie, and Richard Carrier. It exposes an ... More


What Is an Experience?: Selves and Texts in the Comic Autobiographies of Alison Bechdel and Lynda Barry

Yaël Schlick

in Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter compares two different modes of deploying intertextuality in autobiographical writing by analyzing the relationship between textuality and experience in Alison Bechdel’s comic ... More


‘Imagining Boy’: The roots of the myth

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the remarkable success of the Observations owed much to the subtlety and skill with which its author tapped into a complex web of pre-existent ideas about the supernatural. ... More


The Plotinian Imaginary

Stephen R. L. Clark

in Plotinus: Myth, Metaphor, and Philosophical Practice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226339672
eISBN:
9780226339702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226339702.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Here I speak of the “Plotinian Imaginary”, as it can be distinguished from the world as we “moderns” imagine it to be. Our Imaginary encompasses far more than can easily be perceived, or even proved: ... More


“Outside Christ”: Dostoevsky’s Joy

Sharon Cameron

in The Bond of the Furthest Apart: Essays on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Bresson, and Kafka

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226413907
eISBN:
9780226414232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226414232.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay considers non-diegetic representations of joy and suffering in The Idiot and Demons—fragmentary interludes that have a contrapuntal relation to the constraints of narrative, character, ... More


The Body, Tongues, Healing, and Deliverance

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter transitions from language to concerns about embodiment and bodily boundaries, as it ethnographically depicts and addresses speaking in tongues (also known as glossolalia), healing, and ... More


Ramsey Campbell and Modern Horror Fiction

S. T. Joshi

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853237655
eISBN:
9781781380697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237655.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ramsey Campbell is one of the world's leading writers of supernatural stories, although he has received far less attention than other practitioners of the genre. This book provides a thematic rather ... More


. The Demons By Daylight Period

S.T. Joshi

in Ramsey Campbell and Modern Horror Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853237655
eISBN:
9781781380697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237655.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how Ramsey Campbell broke free from the influence of H.P. Lovecraft through his work, the ‘Demons by Daylight’ (1973). His ‘The Childish Fear’ (1963), ‘An Offering to the Dead’ ... More


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