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Romantic Intimacy

Nancy Yousef

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786096
eISBN:
9780804788274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Romantic Intimacy is a study of shared feeling as imagined in eighteenth century ethics, romantic literature, and twentieth century psychoanalysis. The term “intimacy”—which has always referred both ... More


The Intimate Universal: The Hidden Porosity Among Religion, Art, Philosophy, and Politics

William Desmond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178761
eISBN:
9780231543002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178761.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

William Desmond sees religion, art, philosophy, and politics as essential and distinctive modes of human practice, manifestations of an intimate universality that illuminates individual and social ... More


Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey

Wendy A. Vogt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298545
eISBN:
9780520970625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298545.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Propelled by structural conditions of violence and everyday insecurity, each year tens of thousands of people from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador leave their homes in search of a more secure ... More


Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Miroslava Chávez-García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing upon a personal collection of more than 300 letters exchanged between her parents and other family members across the U.S.-Mexico border, Miroslava Chávez-García recreates and gives meaning ... More


‘A Petty World of Myself’: Intimacy and Erotic Distance in Endymion

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 3 analyses Lyly’s Endymion, whose eponymous hero forges an erotic connection with the moon across the vast expanse of the night sky. Endymion’s investment in Cynthia’s strangest and most ... More


In Love

Gillian Knoll

in Conceiving Desire in Lyly and Shakespeare: Metaphor, Cognition and Eros

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474428521
eISBN:
9781474481175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428521.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Part II focuses on spatial metaphors of permeability and containment that dramatize erotic desire as a rupture between self and world. Such metaphors raise the stakes of erotic desire when intimacy ... More


Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Within the domain of film studies, the recent surge in films depicting graphic and high-impact sex and sexualized violence has been variously classified under the terms transgressive, brutal, ... More


Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Robert H. Abzug

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

Rollo May (1909‒1994), internationally known psychologist and popular philosopher, came from modest roots in the small town Protestant Midwest intending to do “religious work” but eventually became a ... More


Sexual Violence, Law, and Qualities of Affiliation

Sameena Mulla

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on interactions with sexual assault victims in Baltimore this chapter explores the work of violence in renegotiating kin relations. Literature on sexual assault largely characterizes the sexual ... More


Introduction: Ethics, Literature, and the Forms of Encounter

Nancy Yousef

in Romantic Intimacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786096
eISBN:
9780804788274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786096.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The Introduction identifies the persistent tension between eighteenth-century confidence in the possibility of knowing and being known by others and a corresponding, contemporaneous commitment to an ... More


Building the Star Trek Computer

Ed Finn

in What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035927
eISBN:
9780262338837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035927.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter explores the ways in which Google, Apple, and other corporations have turned the development of cultural algorithms into epistemological quests for both self-knowledge and universal ... More


Under the surface of the village: public and private negotiations of urban space in Manchester

Michael Atkins

in Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Combining narratives of success and community with imagery and maps characterises and regulates Manchester’s Gay Village as a distinct, bordered, hedonistic and particularly tolerant place. This ... More


Identities and Relationships

Sonia Livingstone and Julian Sefton-Green

in Class: Living and Learning in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479884575
eISBN:
9781479863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884575.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While young people’s experiences of life at home or school are greatly influenced by parents and teachers, they have rather more control over their friendships. Chapter 4 explores how the teenagers ... More


Relationships

Tim Lomas

in Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter outlines the second of the three meta-categories that together constitute the theory of wellbeing presented in the book. Its focus is relationships, which constitute the main way in ... More


“The Mulatto of the House”: The Racial Line within Domestic Households and Residential Institutions

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter contends that the household needs to be considered as a crucial category of analysis to determine how French New Orleans society became racialized. As censuses demonstrate, the urban ... More


Letters to No One

Colin Foss

in The Culture of War: Literature of the Siege of Paris 1870-1871

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621921
eISBN:
9781800341623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621921.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

During the Siege of Paris, sending personal letters beyond the blockade was almost impossible short of hot-air balloon post or messenger pigeons. This chapter shows how Parisians began writing ... More


The Production of “Emancipation”: Race, Ritual, and the Reconstitution of the Antebellum Order

Regis M. Fox

in Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056586
eISBN:
9780813053431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056586.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Elizabeth Keckly’s Behind the Scenes (1868) dislodges hegemonic models of individual sovereignty and progress, particularly as the memoir of the author’s years in the Abraham Lincoln White House ... More


Mah Laqa Bai’s Men

Scott Kugle

in When Sun Meets Moon: Gender, Eros, and Ecstasy in Urdu Poetry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626772
eISBN:
9781469626796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626772.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Mah Laqa Bai achieved fame through her talent, but her patrons and audience were all men. These include the Nizam of Hyderabad and his various ministers. This chapter documents her relationship with ... More


A Blacksmith’s Son

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter eight presents a case study of music in daily life based on the manuscript autobiography of Johann Christian Müller from Stralsund. Müller grew up playing the keyboard recreationally and it ... More


Aspects of Love: Connecting, Romancing, and Caring

Brian R. Little and David M. Frost

in Positive Psychology of Love

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199791064
eISBN:
9780199345199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791064.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Using a social ecological framework, we explore the proposition that love is manifested in the personal projects of everyday life. Three types of personal projects relevant to love are ... More


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