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Fans, Fidelity, and the Grammar of Value

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Comic book fandom has long been a participatory culture. As comic book characters made the transition to film, the fans, eschewing media boundaries, began effectively applying their collaborative ... More


Filming the Children's Book: Adapting Metafiction

Casie Hermansson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413565
eISBN:
9781474460088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413565.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Children’s metafictions have their roots in literacy pedagogy and entertainment, and remain enormously popular both with authors, readers, and teachers. But they pose a number of unique challenges to ... More


John Quincy Adams and National Portraiture

Cara A. Finnegan

in Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043796
eISBN:
9780252052699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043796.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Between 1842 and his death in 1848, elderly former president and sitting congressman John Quincy Adams sat for upward of fifty daguerreotypes. This chapter examines Adams’s diary entries in which he ... More


Queer Fidelity: Marlowe’s Ovid and the Staging of Desire in Dido, Queen of Carthage

Daniel G. Lauby

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the staging of Ovidian desire in Christopher Marlowe and Thomas Nashe’s Dido, Queen of Carthage. Much attention has been paid to Ovidian appropriations in Marlowe’s plays and ... More


The Need for a Theory of Children’s and YA Adaptation

Meghann Meeusen

in Children's Books on the Big Screen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828644
eISBN:
9781496828699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828644.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Serving primarily as an introduction, chapter one has two functions: explaining binary polarization and suggesting why scholars will benefit from thinking about children’s adapted film in a new way. ... More


Issues in Adapting Children’s Metafiction to Film

Casie E. Hermansson

in Filming the Children's Book: Adapting Metafiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413565
eISBN:
9781474460088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413565.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter defines and discusses the genre of children’s film, situating the genre within its plural contexts, many of which are shared with children’s literature (dual audience, paradoxes between ... More


Children’s Metafilm

Casie E. Hermansson

in Filming the Children's Book: Adapting Metafiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413565
eISBN:
9781474460088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413565.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter shifts attention to examples and techniques of children’s metafilm, to show how the ‘meta’ level works on film and the many techniques such films effectively employ for youth audiences. ... More


Spheres of knowledge

Michael Harrigan

in Frontiers of servitude: Slavery in narratives of the early French Atlantic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526122261
eISBN:
9781526136183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526122261.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Slaves were frequently said to be inferior in their intellectual faculties, yet most commentators thought of these distinctions as non-essential, or even what would later be called ‘cultural’. ... More


Translating Resentment

Aaron T. Looney

in Vladimir Jankélévitch: The Time of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823262960
eISBN:
9780823266654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262960.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter concentrates on the specific relations between morality and emotion and between reason and passion, which, expressed biblically, involves a hunger and thirst for justice. Ressentiment ... More


Explanation in AI systems

Marko Tesic and Ulrike Hahn

in Human-Like Machine Intelligence

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198862536
eISBN:
9780191895333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862536.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

As AI systems come to permeate human society, there is an increasing need for such systems to explain their actions, conclusions, or decisions. This is presently fuelling a surge in interest in ... More


Corporate-Originated Charitable Funds

Rick Cohen

in New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and New Actors that Are Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199357543
eISBN:
9780199381425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357543.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the operations of the important new charitable funds originated by a number of the major US financial services firms, such as Fidelity Investments, and Charles Schwab. These ... More


A Focus on Educucation

Daphna Oyserman

in Pathways to Success Through Identity-Based Motivation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195341461
eISBN:
9780197562581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195341461.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

American students aspireto getgood grades and succeed in college (Rosenbaum, Deil-Amen, & Person 2006; Trusty, 2000). This is true across the socioeconomic spectrum ... More


Translating Identity-Based Motivation to Intervention: Pathways to Success from School to Jobs and Life

Daphna Oyserman

in Pathways to Success Through Identity-Based Motivation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195341461
eISBN:
9780197562581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195341461.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Care and Counseling of Students

In this chapter I describe the school-to-jobs intervention, a brief inter¬vention that translates the components of identity-based motivation (IBM) into a testable, ... More


Fidelity: A Pervasive Language

Alessio Fiore

in The Seigneurial Transformation: Power Structures and Political Communication in the Countryside of Central and Northern Italy, 1080-1130

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198825746
eISBN:
9780191864650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825746.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

It explores changing notions of the concept of fidelity (fidelitas) in the wake of the collapse of central power in Italy at the end of the eleventh century. The author notes that fealty was by no ... More


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