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The Cinematic Bodies of Eastern Europe and Russia: Between Pain and Pleasure

Ewa Mazierska, Matilda Mroz, and Elzbieta Ostrowska (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474405140
eISBN:
9781474426718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This edited collection is the first book to draw together a range of theoretical and critical approaches relating to the filmed human bodies of Eastern European and Russian cinema. While much ... More


Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Jeremy Biles and Kent Brintnall (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Despite Georges Bataille’s acknowledged influence on major poststructuralist thinkers—including Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Lacan, Baudrillard, and Barthes—and his prominence in literary, cultural, ... More


The Color of Music

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter seeks to demonstrate how music categories, tastes, and representations are ingrained in the racial imagination. It situates musical forms and conventions across the color line and ... More


Friedrich Schlegel’s Concert of Europe

Paul Hamilton

in Realpoetik: European Romanticism and Literary Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686179
eISBN:
9780191766107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686179.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Schlegel’s project of the journal Europa is compared to Staël’s De l’Allemagne and their similar construction of a European counter-image to Napoleon’s conquered territories. Schlegel’s expansion of ... More


Performing sex in Spanish erotic films of the 1980s

Alejandro Melero

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter considers the importance of acting and performance in the ‘S’-rated sex films that peppered the late 1970s and 1980s in Spain. It explores the question of what precisely constitutes ... More


Desire, Blood, and Power: Georges Bataille and the Study of Hindu Tantra in Northeastern India

Hugh B. Urban

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Hindu Tantra and goddess worship in northeastern India, by using but also critically rethinking several of Bataille’s insights into eroticism, sacrifice, and transgression. ... More


The Traumatic Secret: Bataille and the Comparative Erotics of Mystical Literature

Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Identifying a link between trauma and mysticism as a thread that connects his body of work, this essay also explains the ways in which the work of Georges Bataille has been an implicit point of ... More


Lying Side by Side: Fitting Color to Eros

Barbara Maria Stafford

in Ribbon of Darkness: Inferencing from the Shadowy Arts and Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630489
eISBN:
9780226630656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630656.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Carnal knowledge contravenes body/mind dualism. The repetitive horizontal inlay presents an ancient binding format relying on compressed color as an invitation to sensory response. This essay argues ... More


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