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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 Narrative Imperative in the Films of Theo Angelopoulos

Caroline Eades

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the development of what it calls the ‘narrative imperative’ in Theo Angelopoulos' films such as Eternity and a Day, Megalexandros and Ulysses' Gaze. Throughout Angelopoulos' ... More


An ‘Untimely’ History

Sylvie Rollet

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a formal dialectic as it plays out through Theo Angelopoulos' later films, arguing that here the historical stage is treated as a psychic scene. Angelopoulos' work is not ... More


Memory Under Siege: Archive Fever in Theo Angelopoulos’ Ulysses’ Gaze

Smaro Kamboureli

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the idea of recollection by focusing on Theo Angelopoulos' 1995 film Ulysses' Gaze, arguing that cultural memory creates virtual spaces in which ‘different temporalities’ are ... More


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