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The Moment of History: John Berger’s Modernism After Realism

Kevin Brazil

in Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824459
eISBN:
9780191863240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824459.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

John Berger is widely recognized as one of the most influential and idiosyncratic British art critics of the twentieth century; less well known is that many of his ideas about art were first explored ... More


Feminist Film Theory: An Introduction

Terri Murray

in Studying Feminist Film Theory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325802
eISBN:
9781800342439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325802.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of feminist film theory. Feminist film studies, or ‘gendered film studies’, is intended to explore the ways in which women (and men) are represented by visual media, ... More


A case for a Green Brexit? Paul Kingsnorth, John Berger and the pros and cons of a sense of place

Christian Schmitt-Kilb

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 2014, Paul Kingsnorth published The Wake, a post-apocalyptic historical novel set in the years after the Norman invasion that tells the story of a group of native guerilla fighters who resist the ... More


Hand Delivered: From A to X

Sarah Jackson

in Tactile Poetics: Touch and Contemporary Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685318
eISBN:
9781474412360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685318.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter turns from non-localised touch to specific body parts, unsettling the relationship between the mode of address and the theme of touch. Through a series of letters to the reader, it ... More


Susan Sontag: An-aesthetics and Agency

Deborah Nelson

in Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457772
eISBN:
9780226457949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457949.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Susan Sontag diagnosed the emotional bipolarity of late twentieth century culture in her essays of the 1960s. Concerned about the pressures on emotions under late capitalism, Sontag continually ... More


On Divine Dedication: Philosophical Theology with Jeremy Taylor

Charles Taliaferro

in Christian Philosophy: Conceptions, Continuations, and Challenges

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834106
eISBN:
9780191872297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834106.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This is a chapter on the nature, value, and scope of what is involved in dedications, both among persons and, ultimately, in dedicating something (or someone) to God. The relevant concepts in the ... More


Introduction

Carolyn Korsmeyer

in Things: In Touch with the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190904876
eISBN:
9780190904906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190904876.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Introduction to this book outlines the subject to be explored: the value and nature of encounters with genuine things that embody their pasts. These might be works of art or ordinary objects, ... More


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