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Fiction, Interrupted: Discontinuous Illusion and Regional Performance Traditions in Contemporary Thai Independent Film

Natalie Böhler

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Mingmongkol Sonakul’s “Isarn Special” (2002) as well as a number of other recent Thai independent films, such as those by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, refer to acting and narrating techniques familiar ... More


Advocating Auricularisation: Virginia Woolf’s ‘In The Orchard’

Tom Vandevelde

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Unlike the physicist, the musicologist or the sociologist studying the intricacies of real-life sound, all of whom have a number of solid methodologies at their disposal, the literary scholar ... More


Playing with Cinema: The Master of the Con Game Film

Yannis Tzioumakis

in The Spanish Prisoner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This main focal point of this chapter is The Spanish Prisoner’s generic status. It introduces the labels ‘con artist film’ and ‘con game film’ and argues that Mamet’s film is an example of the second ... More


The Political Bodies of Benjamin Franklin and Hendrick Aupaumut

Katy L. Chiles

in Transformable Race: Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199313501
eISBN:
9780199350728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313501.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Chapter 2 demonstrates how the narratives of Benjamin Franklin and Hendrick Aupaumut coupled natural-historical thinking with more explicitly political thinking related to the notion of transformable ... More


“Everything’s the Same Except for One Change”: A Neoformalist Approach Vol. 2: Narration and Style

David Roche

in Quentin Tarantino: Poetics and Politics of Cinematic Metafiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819161
eISBN:
9781496819208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819161.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter seeks to further determine Tarantino’s place in the history of film aesthetics, and his relationship to classical, contemporary and art cinema. It analyzes how the films relate to the ... More


Parallel Lives: Poetics of the Postproduction Plot

Gary Bettinson

in The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139293
eISBN:
9789888313082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139293.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Wong Kar-wai’s narrative and narrational strategies occupy the center of analysis. The chapter situates Wong as a purveyor of complex storytelling, and locates his films’ ... More


Narrating Neurological Difference

Jason Tougaw

in The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, Tougaw examines novels by Christopher Haddon, Jonathan Lethem, and Tom McCarthy, all of which narrate neurological difference in fiction, translating traits associated with autism, ... More


Interlude: Interview with Maud Casey

Jason Tougaw

in The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this interlude, Tougaw and Casey discuss her novel The Man Who Walked Away in the context of cultural and historical fluctuations in the diagnosis of mental experience as pathology. The ... More


Public Recitations of Romances—continued

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The second type of reciters, along with poets described in previous chapter, are storytellers (“mohadditeen,”) of which there were around thirty in Cairo. They also did public performances, but their ... More


The I-Voice and Related Sounds

Christian Metz

in "Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173674
eISBN:
9780231540643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173674.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A character tells us what has happened or what is happening to him in a voice-off. Metz examines the narrating voice.


Reading for the Nation

Anna Bernard

in Rhetorics of Belonging: Nation, Narration, and Israel/Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319433
eISBN:
9781781381045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319433.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter challenges the sense of fatigue that has accompanied discussions of national narration in postcolonial literary studies, which stems in part from a lack of attention to contexts like ... More


The Apologeticall Narration: International politics and the real ‘Grand Debate’1

Hunter Powell

in The Crisis of British Protestantism: Church Power in the Puritan Revolution, 1638-44

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096341
eISBN:
9781781708811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096341.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

1644 was the watershed moment in the ecclesiastical debates of the Puritan revolution and deserves a close inspection. This chapter is an important reassessment of the famous (or infamous) ... More


Impossible Puzzle Films: Between Art Cinema and (Post-)Classical Narration

Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen

in Impossible Puzzle Films: A Cognitive Approach to Contemporary Complex Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406727
eISBN:
9781474430470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406727.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 discusses the formal make-up of impossible puzzle films, asking how they regulate viewer responses to their excessive complexities. This section addresses two specific questions: ‘How do ... More


The Rise of Religious Conflict in the Parliamentarian Coalition

David R. Como

in Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780199541911
eISBN:
9780191779107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541911.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines rising religious conflict in 1643. It looks at the ways that the new Scottish alliance, the Solemn League and Covenant, and the convention of the Westminster Assembly began to ... More


The Battle for Recollection: Maya Historietas as Art for Remembering War

Brian Montes (ed.)

in Graphic Indigeneity: Comics in the Americas and Australasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828019
eISBN:
9781496828002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828019.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Brian Montes analyzes the comic, Manuel Antonio Ay: El Primer Mártir de la Guerra de Castas,and how the use of visual and verbal modes of narrating powerfully shapes Maya resistance histories.


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