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Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Mark C. Jerng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

When does racial description become racism? Critical race studies has not come up with good answers to this question because it has overemphasized the visuality of race. According to dominant ... More


From Instant Karma to Instant Wealth: The Fantasies and Cathexes of these Neoliberal Times

Shannon Winnubst

in Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172950
eISBN:
9780231539883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172950.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chpater shifts gears entirely into the Lacanian lexicon to examine precisely how the dominant fantasies of classical liberalism, tolerance and neutrality, are transforming in the neoliberal ... More


The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Elyce Rae Helford, Shiloh Carroll, Sarah Gray, and Michael R. II Howard (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In chapters devoted to individual television programs, adult and young adult literature, and comics, the authors collected in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture discuss ... More


Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World

Anita Tarr and Donna R. White (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816696
eISBN:
9781496816733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816696.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Posthumanism in Young Adult Fiction: Finding Humanity in a Posthuman World, edited by Anita Tarr and Donna White, is a collection of twelve essays analyzing young adult science fiction and fantasy in ... More


The Reception of Bach's Organ Works from Mendelssohn to Brahms

Russell Stinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171099
eISBN:
9780199865239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171099.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Bach's music has made an indelible mark on all those who compose for the organ, and in the 19th century, Bach's music was revived, revered, and brought to life for a musical public. This study ... More


Pauline E. Hopkins and the Shadow of Transcription

Nadia Nurhussein

in Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190969
eISBN:
9780691194134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190969.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on Pauline E. Hopkins's “Of One Blood” in the context of the African American periodical in which it was serialized, the Colored American Magazine. Published only a few years ... More


The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Zarena Aslami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It has become commonplace to claim that, as imagined communities, nations are constituted through the incitement of feelings and the operations of fantasy. But what about the state? Can we think of ... More


Japanese Male-Queer Cyberspace and Global Flows: Realising Queer Japan through the Imagination

Katsuhiko Suganuma and Siu-lun Wong

in Contact Moments: The Politics of Intercultural Desire in Japanese Male-Queer Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083701
eISBN:
9789882209053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083701.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 6 positions the discussion of the deployment of the ‘Japan’ versus the ‘West’ binary within the context of Japan's queer culture in the age of Internet communication. This chapter focuses on ... More


Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy is the first collection of essays in English focusing on how fantasy draws deeply on ancient Greek and Roman myth, philosophy, literature, history, art, and ... More


Mental Work and Memory

Wyatt Moss-Wellington

in Narrative Humanism: Kindness and Complexity in Fiction and Film

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454315
eISBN:
9781474476683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454315.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers fantasy, imagination and play, the way stories can offer autotelic relief from purposeful cognitive work, the way we ogle at the invention of other humans through story, the ... More


Voices from the Past – Recent Nordic Historical Films

Gunnar Iversen

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Nordic cinema since the 2000s has turned to history to a greater degree than before, employing historical subject matter and settings to entertain, show off costumes and tell stories, but also to ... More


‘Hoist the Colours!’ Framing Feminism through Charismatic White Leadership in the Fantasy Blockbuster

Kendra Marston

in Postfeminist Whiteness: Problematising Melancholic Burden in Contemporary Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430296
eISBN:
9781474453608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430296.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the manifestation of melancholic white femininity in fantasy films featuring proto-feminist heroines. The protagonists of The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise and Alice in ... More


Introduction: ‘Where are we, and how did we get here?’

Lisa Purse

in Contemporary Action Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638178
eISBN:
9780748670857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638178.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter explores the challenges in defining action cinema as a popular form, given its inherent genre hybridity. It suggests that the action film creates fantasies of empowerment which combine a ... More


Prologue: Schubert after Winterreise

Joseph Kerman

in Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert's Impromptus and Last Sonatas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225640
eISBN:
9780520925786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225640.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins with the author's recollections of how the questions addressed in this study of Schubert's piano music stemmed from his own desire to understand and to deepen his sense of ... More


The Wanderer's Tracks

Joseph Kerman

in Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert's Impromptus and Last Sonatas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225640
eISBN:
9780520925786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225640.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The “Wanderer” Fantasy sets itself apart from most of Schubert's instrumental music not only because of its unusual form and virtuosic character, but also because of the place it occupies in his ... More


Retelling the “Unfinished”

Joseph Kerman

in Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert's Impromptus and Last Sonatas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225640
eISBN:
9780520925786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225640.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins the discussion of the “Unfinished” Symphony with the transition between the two thematic groups of the Andante and with the crisis in the first movement's development that this ... More


Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV 903

Joseph Kerman

in The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520243583
eISBN:
9780520941397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243583.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

An early version of the fantasy dates back to Bach's Weimar years. Its flamboyance and freedom, pathos and furor recommended it to the age of sensibility in the late eighteenth century as well as to ... More


Did You Hear the One About … ?: Humor in Through the Arc of the Rain Forest and Brazil-Maru

Chris LaLonde

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

If Yamashita has pursued serious enough themes of environmental damage or the set-backs to dreams of ideal Japanese settlement in Brazil (respectively in the two titles within the chapter title), ... More


Shift of Scene: Re-viewing Anime Wong

A. Robert Lee

in Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay gives account of Yamashita’s selected performance scripts gathered in Anime Wong and their bearing upon Asian American life. It gives due recognition to the role of fantasy, dada-ism, ... More


An American Icon

Jonathan R. Eller

in Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Bradbury’s honors soon included the Mark Twain Literary Award and a screenwriting award founded in his name by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Chapter 31 continues through ... More


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