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 Who Is David? Multiple Introductions: Pattern 3

Paul Borgman

in David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The story's multiple introductions of David consist of four brilliantly clear vignettes that do not add up to any apparent coherence of character. The resulting complexity yields a mystery that ... More


Beyond Return: Genre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Lucas Hollister

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786942180
eISBN:
9781789623642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942180.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Beyond Return examines how popular literary forms have been politicized or could be productively repoliticized in the literary period that we have called the contemporary (roughly: since 1980). In ... More


Aleksandr Scriabin: Music and Salvation

Rebecca Mitchell

in Nietzsche's Orphans: Music, Metaphysics, and the Twilight of the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300208894
eISBN:
9780300216493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208894.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter assesses composer Aleksandr Scriabin’s philosophical worldview (his self-proclaimed status as a new Messiah destined to reunify all humanity and usher in the end of the world through the ... More


Afterword

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0045
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A reflection on the personal experience of writing the war-of a sense of grief and emotional ambush from encountering so many personal stories of anguish, suffering, death, and loss. Also admiration ... More


A Circle of Circles (Jean-Patrick Manchette)

Lucas Hollister

in Beyond Return: Genre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786942180
eISBN:
9781789623642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942180.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Jean-Patrick Manchette, ‘father of the néo-polar,’ who is widely credited with bringing French crime fiction into step with the radical left politics of the 1970s. This chapter ... More


Ghosts (Jean Echenoz)

Lucas Hollister

in Beyond Return: Genre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786942180
eISBN:
9781789623642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942180.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter, I examine how Jean Echenoz transforms and repurposes popular genres—specifically crime fiction and the war novel--in subtly political manners. Through readings of Echenoz’s ... More


Moving Fergus Hume’s The Mystery of a Hansom Cab and Breaking the Frame of Poe’s ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’

Alistair Rolls

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Fergus Hume’s The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, which is famous as one of Australia’s first bestsellers, its first crime novel and a celebration of Melbourne society at the end of ... More


Terrible Flowers: Jean Paulhan and the Irony of Rhetoric

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Where in the 20th century might one locate the survival of ironic thinking, reading, and writing as initiated by Schlegel and carried forward by Kierkegaard and Nietzsche? This chapter suggests that ... More


The Private Life of the Prime Minister? Politics, Drama and Documentary in Pääministeri and Palme

Anneli Lehtisalo

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Palme and Pääministeri can be considered exceptional films in their respective national contexts. Politics and public figures have not been a typical subject for contemporary feature films in Sweden ... More


“Irregular Modernization”:: Charles Dickens and the Crisis of Occidentalism

Saree Makdisi

in Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race, and Imperial Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226923130
eISBN:
9780226923154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923154.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that Charles Dickens’s last novel The Mystery of Edwin Droodmeditates on what it means to inhabit imperial culture as an open space where the distinction between “us” and “them” ... More


Salvum Lotum! A Rhetor’s Improvised Baths

Janet Downie

in At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The performances of physical cure that Aristides recounts in the Hieroi Logoi are evidence of divine support, and this chapter argues that his purpose is to direct this claim of divine support to ... More


The Mystery

Lara Vetter

in A Curious Peril: H.D.'s Late Modernist Prose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054568
eISBN:
9780813053219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054568.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Mystery, completed in 1951, represents an interlude in H.D.’s postwar prose. By the 1950s, H.D.’s interest in global affairs began to diminish, and The Mystery returns to a more utopic ... More


Regime Change

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the Depression deepened, all the studios laid off workers and closed theaters. The Warners reduced all their employees’ salaries. Zanuck was fed up and quit after a confrontation with Harry ... More


Designing for Collaboration: Roles and Game Mechanics

Eric Klopfer

in Augmented Learning: Research and Design of Mobile Educational Games

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113151
eISBN:
9780262277297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113151.003.0010
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter focuses on collaborative learning in augmented reality (AR) games. It identifies the following necessary components of collaborative learning: positive interdependence, promotive ... More


Let’s Just Live It: Woody Allen in the 1990s

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

An overview of Allen’s 1990s films, this chapter also summarizes the book’s recurring argument about Allen’s ambivalent attitude toward the art that he obsessively creates and the issue of cynicism ... More


Return: The “Wrinkles” of Mystery in The Winter's Tale

Philip Lorenz

in The Tears of Sovereignty: Perspectives of Power in Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251308
eISBN:
9780823252633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251308.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter reads Shakespeare's late play, The Winter's Tale, along with Francisco Suárez's Mariological writings as anatomies of the media conditions required for a sovereign event. Shakespeare's ... More


Fancy, cosmopolitanism and racial difference: Our Mutual Friend and The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter five focuses on the 1860s as the period immediately after the publication of Darwin’s Origin of Species. It also focuses on a time when Dickens feels the power of fancy abating and his own ... More


Entranced by death: Horace Smith’s Mesmerism

Bruce Wyse

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Blending aspects of the religious novel with Gothic motifs, Horace Smith’s 1845 novel Mesmerism: A Mystery employs mesmerism to make its case for a radical transvaluation of death. Prematurely ... More


The Devil in the Slum: American Urban Gothic

Andrew Loman

in American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401616
eISBN:
9781474418553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the emergence of American urban gothic in literature of the late Antebellum. From roughly 1840 to 1860 a community of writers organized an extant urban gothic vocabulary into ... More


Reading the Mystery

Michael Barnes, SJ

in Waiting on Grace: A Theology of Dialogue

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198842194
eISBN:
9780191878213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842194.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The task of this chapter is to draw a theology of dialogue out of the ‘primary relationship’ with the people of the Old Covenant. How does the experience of encounter that underlies all dialogical ... More


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