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Samuel Johnson’s Discursive Possession and A Voyage to Abyssinia

Wendy Laura Belcher

in Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199793211
eISBN:
9780199949700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793211.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

This chapter describes Johnson’s experience of translating A Voyage to Abyssinia during a period of mental illness, which resulted in his discursive possession. The chapter analyzes how the multiple ... More


Rational Actors and Social Citizenship

Peter Taylor‐Gooby

in Reframing Social Citizenship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546701
eISBN:
9780191720420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546701.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This chapter examines the arguments about whether social citizenship can be based on an individual rational actor logic or requires a framework of normative principles, embedded in the institutions ... More


Système Général de la Philosophie or the Construction of the Cartesian Textbook

Roger Ariew

in Descartes and the First Cartesians

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199563517
eISBN:
9780191791208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563517.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The title of Pierre-Sylvain Régis’ multi-volume work, Cours entier de philosophie; ou, Systeme general selon les principes de M. Descartes, contenant la logique, la metaphysique, la physique, et la ... More


Road Movie, Transnational Cinema and Self-discovery Journey

Isabelle Vanderschelden

in Studying French Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733162
eISBN:
9781800342002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733162.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies how, amongst the significant trends emerging in French cinema in recent years, there has been a concerted desire by some film-makers to produce more transnational films inspired ... More


. Screening Islam: Cinematic Representations of the Muslim Community in France in the 2000s

Will Higbee

in Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although Islam is now France's second religion, in many ways Islam has functioned as something of a structuring absence in French cinema. This chapter considers how three recent films by ... More


Testimony/Literature/Fiction: Jorge Semprun

Colin Davis

in Traces of War: Interpreting Ethics and Trauma in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940421
eISBN:
9781786945112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940421.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

At the time of his deportation to Buchenwald, Semprun was a member of the Communist Resistance. His political beliefs appear to have sustained him through the experience, scarred but not traumatized. ... More


Families in Motion

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Invoking Bakhtin’s influential concept of the chronotope and its productive appropriation in Paul Gilroy’s discussion of the Black Atlantic and in Hamid Naficy’s work on accented cinema, this chapter ... More


Turning to Stone

Richard Bradley

in The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199608096
eISBN:
9780191918124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199608096.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The starting point for this chapter is a work by the German artist Joseph Beuys. ‘7000 oaks’ is an installation which he inaugurated at Kassel, a city that ... More


Un Petit Dérangement: The Eviction of French Fishermen from Newfoundland in 1755

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the expulsion of the Acadians from their Canadian settlements by the British in 1755, with particular focus on Newfoundland and the forcible deportation of French fishermen that ... More


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