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CENTRALITY IN FINITELY GENERATED SOLUBLE GROUPS

John C. Lennox and Derek J. S. Robinson

in The Theory of Infinite Soluble Groups

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507284
eISBN:
9780191709326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507284.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses the centrality property for finitely generated soluble groups, upper central length, and the Fan Out lemma. It also considers the theorems of Lennox and Roseblade.


Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Kristyn Gorton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An engaging and original study of current research on television audiences and the concept of emotion, this book offers a unique approach to key issues within television studies. Topics discussed ... More


Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... More


Lady Windermere's Fan

Sos Eltis

in Revising Wilde: Society and Subversion in the Plays of Oscar Wilde

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121831
eISBN:
9780191671340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121831.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

According to Oscar Wilde's theories of art, the genius of the artist lies not in invention but in adaptation. The critic is therefore the supreme artist, superior to the original creator; the critic ... More


A Woman of No Importance

Sos Eltis

in Revising Wilde: Society and Subversion in the Plays of Oscar Wilde

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121831
eISBN:
9780191671340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121831.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Drama

Lady Windermere's Fan ends with the triumph of the dandyesque Mrs. Erlynne; A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde's second successful ... More


Llasar and the Lake of the Cauldron

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter offers an explanation of the story in Branwen about the giant Llasar bringing the cauldron of rebirth from a lake. Comparison is made with the folklore of Llyn Cwm‐llwch and Llyn y Fan ... More


The Dramatist

Josephine M. Guy and Ian Small

in Oscar Wilde's Profession: Writing and the Culture Industry in the Late Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187288
eISBN:
9780191674686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187288.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter compares Wilde's successful and unsuccessful attempts to establish himself in the popular theatre, in order to document the impact on his career of the financial disappointments of his ... More


Science and Self-Cultivation

Erik J. Hammerstrom

in The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170345
eISBN:
9780231539586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170345.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Shows that Buddhists made the study of science an integral part of the Bodhisattva path of self-cultivation. They incorporated the study of science into a model of spiritual development commonly ... More


YouTube as archive: fans, gender and Mexican film stars online

Niamh Thornton

in Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter proposes that YouTube should be understood as a digital archive with its own developing aesthetic forms where fans act as attentive and specialist curators of a star text. Through an ... More


Frederick Exley, A Fan’s Notes (1968): authenticity

Steven Earnshaw

in The existential drinker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719099618
eISBN:
9781526141934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099618.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fred Ex is the committed drinking protagonist of Frederick Exley’s A Fan’s Notes, in thrall to the career of the New York Giants footballer Frank Gifford. He realises he will never have fame of his ... More


Chemical and Match Industrialists

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the experiences of the chemical and match industrialists in China during the Sino-Japanese War. It describes the experiences of Fan Xudong, Wu Yunchu, and Liu Hongsheng, and ... More


The Shanghai Painted Fan: Form, Format, and Function

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

Addresses Shanghai painting through the fashionable painted fan. Often overlooked because of its modest size and ambitions, the fan’s identity as a mobile image and object of self-adornment boosted ... More


Renewing Hegemonic Masculinity Every Wednesday: Arrow and Television Form

James C. Taylor

in Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828934
eISBN:
9781496828989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828934.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Drawing from Umberto Eco and Federic Pagello, this chapter discusses superhero texts’ serialized narration in light of the repetition of storylines and how this is (or is not) produced in both comics ... More


Alkaloid Synthesis: (–)-α-Kainic Acid (Cohen), Hyacinthacine A2 (Fox), (–)-Agelastatin A (Hamada), (+)-Luciduline (Barbe), (+)-Lunarine (Fan), (–)-Runanine (Herzon)

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0058
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

The intramolecular ene cyclization is still little used in organic synthesis. Theodore Cohen of the University of Pittsburgh trapped (J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 7912) the ... More


Synthesis of Reactor Networks and Reactor-Separator-Recycle Systems

Christodoulos A. Floudas

in Nonlinear and Mixed-Integer Optimization: Fundamentals and Applications

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195100563
eISBN:
9780197560945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195100563.003.0016
Subject:
Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

This chapter discusses the application of MINLP methods in the synthesis of reactor networks with complex reactions and in the synthesis of ... More


“As Long as My Daughter Is Happy”: “Familial Happiness” and Parental Support-Narratives for LGBTQ Children

Elisabeth Lund Engebretsen

in Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455720
eISBN:
9789888455515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455720.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses motivational advocacy work on the part of mainland Chinese parents who are or have been, struggling to come to terms with their now-adult child being lesbian or gay. Taking the ... More


Cosplay, Cuteness, and Weiniang: The Queered of Male Cosplayers as “Fake Girls”

Shih-chen Chao

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This paper analyzes gender performativity in the form of cross-dressing cuteness through cosplaying by a popular male-cosplaying-female fan group “Ailisi Weiniang Tuan (Alice Cos Group)” based in ... More


Girls in Masquerade: Celebrity Culture and Fandom in 1960s Hong Kong Youth Film

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 examines the localization of screening community during Hong Kong’s 1960s industrial modernization. It examines the intersections among gendered labor, the Chinese patriarchal family, ... More


Using Props

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how props common to Chinese stage craft are used. It includes the horsewhip which represents an entire horse, paddles which represent boats, the fan and furniture.


Layers of Audience Communities

Chua Beng Huat

in Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the national and cultural boundary-crossing of East Asian Pop Culture becoming part of the regular diet of regional media consumers, national and transnational communities of audience/consumers ... More


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