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Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Jared Pappas-Kelley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Solvent form examines the destruction of art—through objects that have been destroyed (lost in fires, floods, vandalism, or similarly those artists that actively court or represent this destruction, ... More


‘Not one mark of former Majesty’: Tragedy, 1676–1682  

Derek Hughes

in English Drama 1660–1700

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119746
eISBN:
9780191671203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119746.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

By 1676, the festive comedy of the early Restoration had given way to darker treatments of human desire. In serious drama, the heroic idealism of Earl of Orrery — the object of such festive plays as ... More


The Culmination of his Art: Tu rostro mañana

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is in two sections and offers a synthesis of the conclusions of the book and relates them to Marías's penultimate and longest novel, Tu rostro mañana. Hence, the first section of the ... More


The Asceticism of Fasting

Eliezer Diamond

in Holy Men and Hunger Artists: Fasting and Asceticism in Rabbinic Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195137507
eISBN:
9780199849772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137507.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter surveys the role of fasting in biblical, Second Temple, and nonrabbinic post-Destruction Judaism, before discussing the rabbinic fasting itself. There is little evidence for ascetic ... More


The Strategic Defense Initiative: Ending the MADness

Beth A. Fischer

in The Myth of Triumphalism: Rethinking President Reagan's Cold War Legacy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178172
eISBN:
9780813178189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178172.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter debunks the triumphalist claim that President Reagan launched the Strategic Defense Initiative so as to compel Moscow to surrender the arms race, if not collapse. In fact, the president ... More


The destruction of art

Jared Pappas-Kelley

in Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter one surveys examples from news articles, books, and exhibitions that take the destruction of art as their starting point, and attempts to gather these approaches and accounts as a framework ... More


Plotting against Eurocentrism: The 1929 Surrealist Map of the World

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the 1929 surrealist map of the world as an early attempt to identify Eurocentrism as a problem and to project a “nonwhite” alternative. Geographers often refer to attempts to ... More


From a Tilt to an Embrace, 1984–1989

Steven Hurst

in The United States and Iraq since 1979: Hegemony, Oil and War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627677
eISBN:
9780748672103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627677.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

After some internal struggles between ‘pro-Iraqi’ and ‘pro-Iranian’ factions within the Reagan administration were ended in favour of the former by the arms to Iran scandal, American policy evolved ... More


Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Sargon Donabed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686025
eISBN:
9781474408646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Who are the Assyrians and what role did they play in shaping modern Iraq? Were they simply bystanders, victims of collateral damage who played a passive role in the history of the country? How have ... More


Josephus and Judaism after 70 CE

Jonathan Klawans

in Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199928613
eISBN:
9780199980567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928613.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter begins by considering a commonly held view that Judaism was shattered—theologically and otherwise—by the destruction of the second temple. It is argued that this common view ... More


Shifting Land, Shifting Language

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter One provides an overview of the themes of the book and introduces the reader to the people whose lives will be profiled in the coming chapters. It details the disappearance of the French ... More


Boots on the Ground

Michael F. Cairo

in The Gulf: The Bush Presidencies and the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136721
eISBN:
9780813141275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136721.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Moving to an application of the worldviews of George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, this chapter examines the decisions to go to war with Iraq. Beginning with George H.W. Bush, the chapter examines ... More


Survival Ethos and Destruction Art (1992)1

Kristine Stiles

in Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226774510
eISBN:
9780226304403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304403.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter argues that destruction art is the visual corollary to the discourse of the survivor: it bears witness to the tenuous conditionality of survival. It describes destruction art, which ... More


An English Pilgrim: Sebald’s The Rings of Saturn and Austerlitz

David Anderson

in Landscape and Subjectivity in the Work of Patrick Keiller, W.G. Sebald, and Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198847199
eISBN:
9780191882104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847199.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

If, as Salman Rushdie has written (in an essay on Günter Grass), ‘the migrant is, perhaps, the central or defining figure of the twentieth century’, then Chapter 4, ‘An English Pilgrim:?Sebald’s The ... More


Sakyo Komatsu’s Planetary Imagination: Reading Virus and The Day of Resurrection

Tatsumi Takayuki

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores major works of Sakyo Komatsu, one of the Founding Fathers of contemporary Japanese science fiction, with special emphasis on his 1964 novel The Day of Resurrection, along with ... More


Selling the War

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

in The Road to Iraq: The Making of a Neoconservative War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748693023
eISBN:
9781474406086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693023.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter shows how the neoconservative network played a critical role in gathering and amplifying the dubious intelligence that linked Iraq to the 9/11 attacks and presented its long-defunct WMD ... More


The Post- 9/11 Period: The Emergence of Offensive Liberalism

Benjamin Miller and Ziv Rubinovitz

in Grand Strategy from Truman to Trump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226734965
eISBN:
9780226735153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226735153.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on the argument that the combined effect of US hegemony and the post-9/11 rising threat led to a major change in the grand strategy. This strategy focused on the democratization ... More


Destruction Events and Political Truncation at the Little Kingdom of Minanha, Belize

Sonja A. Schwake and Gyles Iannone

in Ritual, Violence, and the Fall of the Classic Maya Kings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062754
eISBN:
9780813051178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062754.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the material record of ritual practice at the little kingdom of Minanha, located in the North Vaca Plateau of west-central Belize. The time period of interest spans roughly a ... More


Unconventional Weapons

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0058
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter deals with the Iraqi efforts to develop and produce weapons of mass destruction—chemical, biological and nuclear. It describes the various projects in each field, their history, the ... More


Cooperation in the Field of International Peace and Security: A Newcomer to the Legal Framework for EU–Korea Relations

Hae-Won Jun

in The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668601
eISBN:
9780748684335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The inclusion of international peace and security is one of the most notable developments in the new EU-Korea Framework Agreement, in comparison with the 1996 Framework Agreement for Trade and ... More


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