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Off-Screen Cinema: Isidore Isou and the Lettrist Avant-Garde

Kaira M. Cabañas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226174457
eISBN:
9780226174624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174624.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

One of the most important avant-garde movements of postwar Paris was Lettrism, which crucially built an interest in the relationship between writing and image into projects in poetry, painting, and ... More


The Lausiac History

Demetrios S. Katos

in Palladius of Helenopolis: The Origenist Advocate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696963
eISBN:
9780191731969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696963.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Church History

This chapter posits that Palladius did not write his Lausiac History to wax nostalgic about a monastic golden age, but to construct a model asceticism that promoted many of his deceased Origenist ... More


Insight and Foresight: Techniques of Divination

Euan Cameron

in Enchanted Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199257829
eISBN:
9780191698477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257829.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the literature on divination. Pastoral literature was full of discussions of ‘revelations’ that might or might not be trustworthy, might be divine or might be demonic. The study ... More


Learning in the Early Middle Ages

John Willinsky

in The Intellectual Properties of Learning: A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226487922
eISBN:
9780226488080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488080.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Among the landmarks of learning in the seventh and eighth centuries were Isidore of Seville’s Etymologies, a great compendium of the origin and meaning of words that he compiled for nuns and monks in ... More


Speak no evil: Manchester Jewry and refugees, 1933–1937

Bill Williams

in Jews and Other Foreigners: Manchester and the Rescue of the Victims of European Fascism, 1933-40

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719085499
eISBN:
9781781703311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085499.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Refugee academics and industrialists, trainees supported by Isidore Apfelbaum's ‘private’ operation, German domestic servants placed by the Ladies Lodge of B'nai Brith, the two or three foreign ... More


Past, Present, and Future in Late Neoplatonic Historical Discourse

Edward J. Watts

in Riot in Alexandria: Tradition and Group Dynamics in Late Antique Pagan and Christian Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262072
eISBN:
9780520945623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262072.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the intellectuals in Alexandria who came to be involved in the riot of 486 involving Paralius. After demonstrating the nature of the anecdotes that circulated within the school ... More


To Salivate Is Not to Speak, as Boring as Watching Dust

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Off-Screen Cinema: Isidore Isou and the Lettrist Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226174457
eISBN:
9780226174624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174624.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter studies Isidore Isou's Traité de bave et d' éternité (On Venom and Eternity), which premiered on April 20, 1951. By using Lettrist poetry as part of the film sound track's experimental ... More


Introduction

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Off-Screen Cinema: Isidore Isou and the Lettrist Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226174457
eISBN:
9780226174624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174624.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book examines the core Lettrist films produced by Isidore Isou, Maurice Lemaître, Gil J Wolman, François Dufrêne, and Guy Debord in the years 1951–1952. In the film Traité de bave et d'éternité ... More


Introduction

Mayte Green-Mercado

in Visions of Deliverance: Moriscos and the Politics of Prophecy in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741463
eISBN:
9781501741470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741463.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter provides an introduction to the analysis of the efflorescence of apocalyptic beliefs and practices among Moriscos. The last Spanish Muslims to be forcibly converted to Catholicism in ... More


Classical and Medieval Encircling Oceans

Karen C. Pinto

in Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter Six, “Classical and Medieval Encircling Oceans” considers specifically the influence of Greco-Roman and subsequent medieval European cartographic traditions from the perspective of the ... More


The Fracturing of the West

Stuart Elden

in The Birth of Territory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226202563
eISBN:
9780226041285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226041285.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the early Middle Ages. It begins with a reading of Saint Augustine’s two cities, and reads him, along with Jerome and Paulus Orosius, in the context of the barbarian invasions. ... More


The Dewey Trial

Andrew Feffer

in Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter flashes back to the early 1930s, when liberal and socialist leaders of Local 5 brought charges against young communist activists for disrupting the union and challenging the authority ... More


: Leaving The Movie Theater

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

For decades, the canonical histories of postwar avant-garde cinema have begun with the “mythopoetic” and “visionary” ideas of Deren and Brakhage, in utter neglect of the radical Lettrist cinema by ... More


Liturgy, Patristic Learning, and Christian Formation

Rebecca Maloy

in Songs of Sacrifice: Chant, Identity, and Christian Formation in Early Medieval Iberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190071530
eISBN:
9780190071561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071530.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the role of liturgy and chant in the bishops’ project of cultural renewal, from the perspectives of both production and reception. The author looks to the textual culture of ... More


From Scripture to Chant: Biblical Exegesis and Communal Identity in the Sacrificia

Rebecca Maloy

in Songs of Sacrifice: Chant, Identity, and Christian Formation in Early Medieval Iberia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190071530
eISBN:
9780190071561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071530.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 3 shows that the sacrificium texts were shaped by traditions of patristic biblical exegesis that circulated on the Iberian Peninsula, through the writings of Isidore and others. In this way, ... More


Patristic and Medieval Theologies of Sacraments

Ryan M. Reeves

in Christian Theologies of the Sacraments: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814724323
eISBN:
9780814770634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724323.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Part I, on patristic and medieval theologies of sacraments, covers Basil, Augustine, Peter Lombard, Thomas Aquinas, and Duns Scotus. This chapter begins Part I and addresses the sacraments in ... More


The Sources and Manuscript Evolution of the Glossa Ordinaria on Genesis 22

Devorah Schoenfeld

in Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Glossa Ordinaria, like Rashi’s commentary, truncates, paraphrases, and rearranges it sources to give the impression of unified authorship. Because many early and late manuscripts of the Gloss ... More


The Letter Collection of Isidore of Pelusium

Lillian I. Larsen

in Late Antique Letter Collections: A Critical Introduction and Reference Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281448
eISBN:
9780520966192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281448.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

With an attributed corpus of two thousand letters the collection of Isidore of Pelusium is the largest surviving epistolary collection from late antiquity, and yet Isidore plays a relatively limited ... More


Reembodied Writing: Lettrism and Kinesthetic Scripts (1946–1959)

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

World War II led to a renewal of cinepoetry, not as utopian experiment but as a practice aiding in the reconstruction of the embodied self, of being-in-the-world and of the sensoriality of language. ... More


The Gun(t)za and Abirhilt Manuscripts: Women and Their Books in the Anglo-Saxon Cultural Province in Francia

Felice Lifshitz

in Religious Women in Early Carolingian Francia: A Study of Manuscript Transmission and Monastic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256877
eISBN:
9780823261420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256877.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter gathers together the earliest evidence for book ownership and production in the Main Valley, demonstrating the association of these activities with women. The chapter also shows that we ... More


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