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How the Heathen See the Light

Eric Reinders

in Borrowed Gods and Foreign Bodies: Christian Missionaries Imagine Chinese Religion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241718
eISBN:
9780520931084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241718.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses John MacGowan's story of a Chinese Christian called Goon to show how missionaries imagined the possible redemption of the damned in China. It describes the inner workings of ... More


Horror radio in the 1950s

Richard J. Hand

in Listen in terror: British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719081484
eISBN:
9781781707265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081484.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Looks at various examples of horror and suspense radio as well as experimental plays by Donald McWhinnie, The Goon Show and the inauguration of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.


A British Boyhood

Marilynn Richtarik

in Stewart Parker: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199695034
eISBN:
9780191803765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199695034.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes the influence of popular culture on the early life of Jamie Stewart Parker. As his parents met in a cinema, popular culture played an important role in his youth. His family ... More


Between ‘Pakistan’ and ‘Bangladesh’: Of Resistance, Violence, and Masculine Fantasies

Chaity Das

in In the Land of Buried Tongues: Testimonies and Literary Narratives of the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474721
eISBN:
9780199090815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474721.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter shifts to the memories of war in the testimonies of men involving non-combatants, guerrillas, and military accounts. While the focus is on Bangladeshi accounts of the war, there is a ... More


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