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Russian-Language Media and Identity Formation

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of media discourse in Latvia, with a specific focus on the country’s Russian-language press. Firstly this section explores the means by which the media have ... More


Persian Composer-Pianist Baffles: Kaikhosru Sorabji

Nalini Ghuman

in Resonances of the Raj: India in the English Musical Imagination,1897-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199314898
eISBN:
9780199372959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314898.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The music and critical works of Essex-born composer Kaikhosru Sorabji have (like the man himself) long been seen as wilfully idiosyncratic, elitist, and, on account of his Parsi-Indian ancestry, only ... More


Seeking paths to existence in Rachid Djaïdani’s Rengaine

Mona El Khoury

in Reimagining North African immigration: Identities in flux in French literature, television and film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719099489
eISBN:
9781526135902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099489.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Rachid Djaïdani’sfilm Rengaine which, like his previous works, questions classification, eludes labels, and fosters universalist ideals. Rengaine initiates a dialogue between ... More


I was a teenage she-wolf: boobs, blood and sacrifice

Hannah Priest

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Written in 1989, Suzy McKee Charnas’s short story ‘Boobs’ presents adolescent Kelsey, who develops breasts and starts her periods before anyone else in her class. As she struggles to deal with the ... More


Dans Ma Peau: shape-shifting and subjectivity

Laura Wilson

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dans Ma Peau is not a usual werewolf film, primarily as it features no werewolves to speak of. What it does feature is a woman named Esther who, while wandering alone in the dark, gets cut by an ... More


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