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Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Katelyn E. Knox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In Race on Display in 20th- and 21st-Century France Knox turns the tables France’s rhetoric of ‘internal otherness’, asking her reader not to spot those deemed France’s others but rather to ... More


Australian Tour, 1974

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0027
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Joe B. takes his players to Australia after suffering a let-down year to cheer them up. They spend their time sightseeing and playing ball―nineteen games in twenty-six days. They gain valuable ... More


Figures, faces, and desire: male bodies and manliness

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


The Type and the Gaze: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876–1918

Amos Morris-Reich

in Race and Photography: Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226320748
eISBN:
9780226320915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226320915.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter One reconstructs the use of racial photography as scientific evidence between 1876 and 1922. It commences with the Dammann brothers' Atlas, in which “racial type” photographs illustrate races ... More


Theo Angelopoulos in the Underworld

Francoise Létoublon

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter studies the theme of katabasis in two recent films by the Greek film director, Theo Angelopoulos — Ulysses' Gaze and Eternity and One Day. Developing previous work, the chapter argues ... More


The Only Tone for Terror: Tony Harrison and the Gorgon’s Gaze

Henry Stead

in New Light on Tony Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter introduces the reader to Tony Harrison’s audiovisual poetry, composed for and broadcast on British television through the late 1980s and 1990s. Harrison has to date made twelve full ... More


Tourist Agency

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

John Urry's The Tourist Gaze provides the first sustained and serious account of the tourist subject or subjectivity. Urry posits a connection between tourist and attraction that exceeds the gaze. ... More


Introduction

Katelyn E. Knox

in Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book’s introduction analyzes Brett Bailey’s touring performance art piece entitled ‘Exhibit B’ (2013−15) and the controversies it generated in European cities to introduce the book’s larger ... More


Looking Back, Moving Forward

Katelyn E. Knox

in Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Race on Display in 20th- and 21st-Century France’s Outro returns to the book’s central thread of the gaze by laying out the three principal ways of ‘looking back’ that unite the book’s chapters: ... More


Movement beyond the axes

Dimitris Eleftheriotis

in Cinematic Journeys: Film and Movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633128
eISBN:
9780748651269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633128.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the ‘post’ as a historical, geopolitical, and cultural terminus that points towards a ‘beyond’. It examines two films, Theo Angelopoulos's Ulysses' Gaze (1995) and Samira ... More


Galleries of the Gaze: The Museum in Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia and Hitchcock's Vertigo

Steven Jacobs

in Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the museum scenes in Rossellini's Viaggio in Italia and Hitchcock's Vertigo. Both scenes call up associations that museums often evoke in feature films. Famous tourist ... More


Body Issues in Wonder Woman 90–100 (1994–1995): Good Girls, Bad Girls, Macho Men

Joan Ormrod

in The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496808714
eISBN:
9781496808752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808714.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Joan Ormrod begins the section with “Body Issues in Wonder Woman 90-100 (1994-1995): Good Girls, Bad Girls, Macho Men.” In an era that saw the emergence of violent, silicone-breasted, wasp-waisted ... More


Medusas of the Western Pacific: The Cultural Techniques of Seafaring

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

According to Sophocles, seafaring is the very first cultural technique which makes possible all other cultural techniques. The chapter analyzes shipbuilding and navigational practices among the ... More


Conclusion: Gay Directors—Who’s Looking and How?

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The contribution and impact of gay directors on queer as well as dominant cinema from two perspectives, the mainstreaming of indie gay films on the one hand and the queering of Hollywood and Western ... More


Privacy, the Celluloid City, and the Cinematic Eye

Jessica Lake

in The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the cinematic camera’s recordings of women in urban public space. It examines claims to a right to privacy in relation to early nonfiction film in the form of cinema ... More


Bombs without bombsites: memory and security without visibility

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter explores the relationship between visibility, memorialisation and security through case studies of the London bombing, the invasion of Afghanistan by coalition troops, and the situation ... More


Kingston Calling: Mais’s Paris, 1954

Faith Smith

in Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628464757
eISBN:
9781628464801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628464757.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Based on innovative archival research, this chapter offers a new lens for understanding the canonical Windrush novelist, Roger Mais, long famous for his anticolonial journalism and his powerful ... More


Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Erotic Imagery and the Significance of the Male Body

Sergio Rigoletto

in Masculinity and Italian Cinema: Sexual Politics, Social Conflict and Male Crisis in the 1970s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748654543
eISBN:
9781474406406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654543.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It focuses on the eroticisation of the male body in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Teorema (1968), The Decameron (1971), The Canterbury Tales (1972) and Arabian Nights (1974). The chapter examines the films’ ... More


The Lacking Sense of Cinema: Aleksandr Proshkin’s The Miracle (2009)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Miracle documents the introduction of the symbolic into the real by means of sensing the lack, or in Lacan’s terms, the lack-of-being. The lost object—whether voice, memory or senses—is the ... More


Burying Lord Uxbridge’s leg: the body of the hero in the early nineteenth century

Julia Banister

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


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