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Tsai Ming-Liang and a Cinema of Slowness

Song Hwee Lim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836849
eISBN:
9780824869694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How can we qualify slowness in cinema? What is the relationship between a cinema of slowness and a wider socio-cultural “slow movement”? A body of films that shares a propensity toward slowness has ... More


Calcutta

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author shares her thoughts about Calcutta, the former capital of India and a typical European city. Calcutta is the centre of Bengal, and has influenced whatever is happening in ... More


The Iraqi Novel: Key Writers, Key Texts

Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641413
eISBN:
9780748695225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book provides a commentary on a neglected, but illuminating, area of postcolonial fiction, and makes a timely contribution to the understanding of wider Iraqi culture and society. It is designed ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 5, pp. 7–8: June 27, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on June 27, 1907, where Dakhow mocks the overzealous journalists who abandoned their newspapers in the midst the Constitutional Revolution. He also reports on ... More


Revolutionary Pioneer: cAbd al-Malik Nūrī in Six Stories

Fabio Caiani and Catherine Cobham

in The Iraqi Novel: Key Writers, Key Texts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748641413
eISBN:
9780748695225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641413.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents a detailed discussion of six short stories by ‘Abd al-Malik Nuri, the revolutionary artist who, due to his slender body of work and reclusive nature, has been largely neglected ... More


Introduction: The Historical Setting

Noga Efrati

in Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This introductory chapter presents a brief review of Iraq's development, its past regimes and modes of governance. The study is essential in understanding the context in which the old “new” state of ... More


From Dialectics to Direct Address: Turkish Theologians on Atheism and Other Religions

Taraneh R. Wilkinson

in Dialectical Encounters: Contemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441537
eISBN:
9781474464871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441537.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

While this chapter still features discussions drawn from the work of Recep Alpyağıl and Şaban Ali Düzgün, overall it takes a broader scope to offer a survey of Turkish theologians’ general responses ... More


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