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Untouchable

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where the finger of Doubting Thomas ends up in the flesh of St. Francis of Assisi.


The Incarnation and Virtue Ethics

Linda Zagzebski

in The Incarnation: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Incarnation of the Son of God

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248452
eISBN:
9780191600524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248451.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Linda Zagzebski proposes a formal framework for an ethical theory in which the incarnation is central and the imitation of Christ the basic normative idea. Her formal framework of exemplarism makes ... More


Keats and His Presider

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Charles Brown asserts that Keats's genius was initiated by The Faerie Queene wherein this earliest attempt which was included in his collection published in 1817 was seen as an ‘Imitation of ... More


The 1980s Italian Horror Cinema of Imitation: The good, the Ugly and the Sequel

Stefano Baschiera

in Italian Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693528
eISBN:
9781474421997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693528.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the first half of the 1980s, Italian horror cinema thrived amid a significant moment of crisis and structural changes in the national film industry and infrastructure. During the decade, the ... More


Imitations of Christ in 17th-century France: Some attendant difficulties: Lecture in Modern Languages read 22 May 2013 by

Richard Parish

in British Academy Lectures 2012-13: Published in the online Journal of the British Academy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265666
eISBN:
9780191771927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265666.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The most important verse paraphrase of the Imitation of Christ in 17th-century France was written by the dramatist Pierre Corneille. In his paratexts he discusses the difficulties he has encountered ... More


No Ear for Music: The Scary Purity of John Cage

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0034
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on the achievements of American composer John Cage, and reasons for his notoriety and being famous. People often wrote him off as a jester, with his homemade instruments, his ... More


The Matrix of Modeling, Mentoring, and Mirroring

Raymond Fox

in The Use of Self: The Essence of Professional Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190616144
eISBN:
9780197559680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190616144.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Adult Education and Continuous Learning

The critical role of the teacher is laying the paradigmatic groundwork for students’ learning to be professional. Teachers manifest in their comportment ... More


Animated Fetishes

Elena del Río

in Deleuze and the Cinemas of Performance: Powers of Affection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635252
eISBN:
9780748651146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635252.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter challenges the notion of the female body as a visual, static fetish by focusing on the body's expressive capacities and their effect upon oppressive structures. It provides a critical ... More


Dreams of captivity: The Comfort of Strangers

Dominic Head

in Ian McEwan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719066566
eISBN:
9781781701027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719066566.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Ian McEwan's novel The Comfort of Strangers and his screenplay for the film The Imitation Game. It explains that the film is McEwan's first explicit engagement of feminism and ... More


St John of the Cross: Poems of Roy Campbell

Hoshang Merchant

in Secret Writings of Hoshang Merchant

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465965
eISBN:
9780199086962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465965.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Here are three translations of, and one original poem on, St John by Roy Campbell. The lesbianism of Campbell’s wife with Vita is mentioned. Campbell’s poem on incestuous lesbianism ‘Sisters’ is ... More


Passing as Identity Crisis: The Psychoanalytic Turn in Hollywood

N. Megan Kelley

in Projections of Passing: Postwar Anxieties and Hollywood Films, 1947-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806277
eISBN:
9781496806314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806277.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how passing in Hollywood films that were produced in the late 1950s changed from being represented as an accepted external social strategy to one that reflected a ... More


The mirror mechanism: Understanding others from the inside

Giacomo Rizzolatti and Maddalena Fabbri-Destro

in Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199692972
eISBN:
9780191758515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692972.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

There are several ways in which one can understand action, intention and emotion of others. There is however only one way in which others can be understood “from inside”. This way is based on the ... More


Borrowing the Ellis Island Tests

Richardson John T. E.

in Howard Andrew Knox: Pioneer of Intelligence Testing at Ellis Island

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231141680
eISBN:
9780231512114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231141680.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on the wider use of intelligence tests throughout the 1920s and 1930s until they were generally superseded by David Wechsler’s scales from 1939 onward. From May 1912 to May 1916, ... More


Learning Loyalty

Mathew A. Foust

in Loyalty to Loyalty: Josiah Royce and the Genuine Moral Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242696
eISBN:
9780823242733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242696.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter joins Royce in tracing the origins and development of ethical experience. Because for Royce, the genuine moral life is one of loyalty and loyalty to loyalty, in articulating a Roycean ... More


‘The Redundancy of Copious Nothings’: Fictional Offspring, Or, the Reproductions of Female Vanity

Mary Beth Tegan

in Material Transgressions: Beyond Romantic Bodies, Genders, Things

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621778
eISBN:
9781800341463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621778.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Eighteenth-century critics commonly used birth topoi to ridicule writing they believed to be uninspired or imitative, but their attacks on the bad form and excesses of women’s novels were ... More


Imitation of Life and the Depiction of Suburban Space

Victoria L. Evans

in Douglas Sirk, Aesthetic Modernism and the Culture of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474409391
eISBN:
9781474434737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409391.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After some discussion of the impact of the automobile on the shape of the twentieth-century American city, Chapter 4 ("Imitation of Life and the Depiction of Suburban Space") contrasts John Stahl's ... More


The Reception of Antigone and the Aesthetics of Appropriation

Jason Geary

in The Politics of Appropriation: German Romantic Music and the Ancient Greek Legacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199736119
eISBN:
9780199345007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736119.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter considers the immediate reception of the 1841 Antigone, which attracted widespread attention and inspired a spate of similar productions throughout Germany and abroad. It also explores ... More


The Region of the Transspatial and the Transindividual

Raymond Ruyer and Alyosha Edlebi

in Neofinalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816692040
eISBN:
9781452953700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692040.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter takes up the analysis of transspatial essences and idea-forms, which absolute domains actualize, and the various notions connected to them. It further explores the relationship between ... More


The Turing Test: The Cultural Life of an Idea

Simone Natale

in Deceitful Media: Artificial Intelligence and Social Life after the Turing Test

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190080365
eISBN:
9780190080402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080365.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The relationship between AI and deception was initially explored by Alan Turing, who famously proposed in 1950 a practical test addressing the question “Can machines think?” This chapter argues that ... More


Resuscitating Tarde’s Diagram in the Age of Networks

Tony D. Sampson

in Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670048
eISBN:
9781452946818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670048.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the sociological ideas of Gabriel Tarde expressed in three key texts: Social Laws, The Laws of Imitation, and Psychological Economy. The three texts introduce a complex series ... More


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