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Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chabrol's cinema, which started (with) the Nouvelle Vague, is generally associated with a type of psychological thriller, set in the French provinces and marked by a fascination with evil, incest, ... More


A Home in Becoming: Forging Taiwan’s Imagined Community in Jiufen

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Examining Hou Xiaoxian's Dust in the Wind (1986) and City of Sadness (1989) as case studies, this chapter tells the story of how Jiufen, a once sleeping mining community in Northeastern Taiwan, ... More


Becoming Female and Deformed through Suffering in Hell

Meghan R. Henning

in Hell Hath No Fury: Gender, Disability, and the Invention of Damned Bodies in Early Christian Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300223118
eISBN:
9780300262667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223118.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 3 focuses on the bodily torments themselves, demonstrating that hell threatened readers with the horror of transforming into a female, disabled body through references to hair, skin, and ... More


From Urban Core to Vacant Terrain: Defining the Heterotopia of Maya Monumental Landscapes at the Crossroads of the Middle Belize River Valley

Eleanor Harrison-Buck, Mark D. Willis, Chester P. Walker, Satoru Murata, and Marieka Brouwer Burg

in Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In Chapter 5, Eleanor Harrison-Buck and colleagues describe their use of drones to quickly and economically map roughly 7 km2 of plowed fields at the site of Saturday Creek in the middle Belize River ... More


Fashion and film: a synergetic kaleidoscope

Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén

in Fashion on the Red Carpet: A History of the Oscars®, Fashion and Globalisation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474461801
eISBN:
9781399501576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461801.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction anchors the contemporary red-carpet phenomenon to cultural shifts at the turn of the 20th Century. More specifically, it links these to the cultural practices of New York Society ... More


Baṣrayaātha: Self-portrait as a City

William Maynard Hutchins

Nizar F. Hermes and Gretchen Head (eds)

in The City in Arabic Literature: Classical and Modern Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474406529
eISBN:
9781474449793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406529.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Basrayatha, Muhammad Khudayyir’s innovative book, is both a personal memoir and a cityscape of Basra, Iraq. In it the author created a model city called Basrayatha, which is both based on but also ... More


Splitting hairs: Michel Foucault’s ‘heterotopia’ and bisexuality in later life

Christopher Wells

Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Paul Simpson, and Paul Reynolds (eds)

in Sex and Diversity in Later Life: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447355403
eISBN:
9781447355458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447355403.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter recognises older bisexual intimacies as an example of cultural theorist Michel Foucault’s spatial concept of the ‘heterotopia’. Through this conceptual apparatus of the ‘heterotopic’ ... More


Home and Migration

John Wei

in Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528271
eISBN:
9789882206304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528271.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In the context of transnational and border-crossing migration, this chapter focuses on the newly emerged (post-2008) queer films created by and for queer people, and the underlying queer mobilities ... More


Remembering Euthanasia: Grafeneck as Heterotopia

Susanne C. Knittel

in The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262786
eISBN:
9780823266500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262786.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 1 presents a detailed history of the Nazi euthanasia program and of its commemoration by means of an analysis of the former killing center of Grafeneck in southern Germany and various recent ... More


Material Memories: (Re)Collecting Clandestine Crossings of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Sam Grabowska and John Doering-White

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Drawing from ethnographic and archaeological data collected by The Undocumented Migration Project in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, this chapter investigates the ways in which unauthorized ... More


The Structural Transformation of the Coffeehouse: Religion, Language, and the Public Sphere in the Modernizing Muslim World

Michiel Leezenberg

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Ottoman coffeehouse against the backdrop of the understanding that the emergence of the coffee house in seventeenth-and eighteenth-century Western and Central Europe ... More


Chabrolean Spaces as Heterotopias of Crisis

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

in Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that, far from functioning on a purely realistic mode, Chabrolean spaces are key loci in which inner conflicts and tensions often acquire a symbolic dimension. Houses, gardens or ... More


Womb with a View: Ectogenesis in Ethan of Athos and Brave New World

Ally Wolfe

in Biology and Manners: Essays on the Worlds and Works of Lois McMaster Bujold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621730
eISBN:
9781800341296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621730.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter conducts a close reading of Lois McMaster Bujold’s ‘problem’ novel Ethan of Athos, in which an all-male world, Athos, is posited, reliant for reproduction on the ‘uterine replicator’ or ... More


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