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The Stone Cut Out of the Mountain: Millennium and Apocalypse

Christopher Z. Hobson

in The Mount of Vision: African American Prophetic Tradition, 1800-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199895861
eISBN:
9780199980109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895861.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Millennial and apocalyptic traditions in prophecy cross-fertilize the broader reformative tradition. The chapter examines end-time prophecies including forecasts of race greatness and a contrasting ... More


‘Sin is a thing that writes itself across a man's face’ Conflicting signifiers of vice in The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Diane Mason

in The Secret Vice: Masturbation in Victorian Fiction and Medical Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077142
eISBN:
9781781701089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077142.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The first part of this chapter examines Oscar Wilde's construction of Dorian Gray, eponymous protagonist of The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890). The analysis illustrates the way in which opium ... More


Exodus in the Wilderness: Making Bitter Water Sweet

Herbert Robinson Marbury

in Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835966
eISBN:
9781479875030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835966.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses black biblical interpretation between 1865 and the Nadir. It analyzes the interpretive activity of two prominent figures: Frances E. W. Harper and John Jasper. In the wake of ... More


Memory Pieces: Collage, Memorial and the Poetics of Intimacy in Joe Brainard, Jasper Johns and Frank O'Hara

Nick Selby (ed.)

in Frank O'Hara Now: New Essays on the New York Poet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781846312311
eISBN:
9781846316067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312311.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents a reading of O'Hara alongside examples of work by his artist friends and collaborators Joe Brainard and Jasper Johns. It argues that O'Hara's sense of his poetry — and indeed ... More


Casting, Rubbing, Making Strange

Margaret Iversen

in Photography, Trace, and Trauma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226370026
eISBN:
9780226370330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226370330.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Photography

Rubbing and casting are in some respects like photography as they involve a moment of proximity, intimate contact with something, yet they are also techniques of replication. This double valence ... More


Lying Side by Side: Fitting Color to Eros

Barbara Maria Stafford

in Ribbon of Darkness: Inferencing from the Shadowy Arts and Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630489
eISBN:
9780226630656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630656.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Carnal knowledge contravenes body/mind dualism. The repetitive horizontal inlay presents an ancient binding format relying on compressed color as an invitation to sensory response. This essay argues ... More


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