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Metaphor, Parody and Madness: Two Readings of Marie Chauvet’s Folie

Celia Britton

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Folie, the final part of Marie Chauvet’s trilogy Amour, Colère et Folie (1969), depicts Duvalierist political terror in a small town in Haiti and the futile attempts to resist it by René, the ... More


Shocking Stories

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter identifies the various types of Misty story, noting that there are clear differences between its serials, single stories, and comedy series, and exploring their use of Gothic heroines, ... More


Encounter Three: Art and the Socialist State

Jan Bryant

in Artmaking in the Age of Global Capitalism: Visual Practices, Philosophy, Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474456944
eISBN:
9781474476867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456944.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter traces the tactics used by the art Slovenian collective, Neue Slowenische Kunst (NSK), specifically the art section, Irwin and the music group, Laibach, to criticise the socialist state ... More


Epistolary Confrontations and Dialectics of Parody

Thomas Hefter

in The Reader in al-Jāḥiẓ: The Epistolary Rhetoric of an Arabic Prose Master

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748692743
eISBN:
9781474400961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692743.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores how al-Jāḥiẓ in some texts stages a heated confrontation with the addressee, who is often portrayed as having taken an unreasonable stance on the issue with which the work ... More


Satirizing Education in Crisis

Erin Twohig

in Contesting the Classroom: Reimagining Education in Moroccan and Algerian Literatures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620214
eISBN:
9781789629576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620214.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The fifth chapter analyzes the use of parody and satire to depict education in Mohamed Nedali’s Grâce à Jean de la Fontaine! (Thanks to Jean de la Fontaine!) and Yacine Adnan’s Hūt Marūk (Hot Maroc). ... More


Modernist Fraud: Hoax, Parody, Deception

Leonard Diepeveen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198825432
eISBN:
9780191874130
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Focusing on literature and visual art in the years 1910–1935, Modernism and Deception begins with the omnipresent accusations that modernism was not art at all, but rather an effort to pass off ... More


Conclusion: Spanish Movies: Genre, Nation and Spanish Movie

Erin K. Hogan

in The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Spanish Movie (Ruiz Caldera 2009) is, like its character named ‘Ambrosio’, an irreverent and entertaining salad of intertextual references and stock characters for Spanish cinema freaks. Ruiz ... More


William Faulkner’s Illustrious Circles: Double-Dealing Caricatures in Style and Taste

Mary A. Knighton

in Faulkner and Print Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812308
eISBN:
9781496812346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812308.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the celebrated literary and artistic figures around William Faulkner, arguing that Faulkner found his literary bearings in such circles by participating in print culture ... More


Putting it all Together: Retroactive Parody and Play

Andrew J. Friedenthal

in Retcon Game: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811325
eISBN:
9781496811363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811325.003.0042
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter argues for a cultural awareness of retconning through an exploration of retroactive continuity in the realms of parody, satire, and play. For a piece of parody to be successful, an ... More


Epigones in the House of Language: Benjamin and Kraus

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For over a quarter of a century Karl Kraus’s public impact in German-speaking circles was enormous. His journal Die Fackel (The Torch) consisted for the most part of critiques and parodies directed ... More


Appropriations, Reflections, and Future Directions

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/9789888139293.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The concluding chapter provides a detailed analysis of The Grandmaster, examining the film from the vantage point of the preceding chapters’ major emphases: music and visual style, story and ... More


Parody and History in Late Tokugawa Culture

Katsuya Hirano

in The Politics of Dialogic Imagination: Power and Popular Culture in Early Modern Japan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226060422
eISBN:
9780226060736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226060736.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 shifts the focus from tragedy to a new literary and artistic form, parody. Although tragedy continued to be a popular genre among townspeople, parody became a more prevalent form of ... More


From Online BL Fandom to the CCTV Spring Festival Gala: The Transforming Power of Online Carnival

Shuyan Zhou

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Regarding the question of politics and play in Chinese Internet culture, this chapter re-examines particular effects of netizens’ carnival practices, as well as the complex interactions and ... More


Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901): A Generational Tale of Cultural Nationalism

Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon

in Four Last Songs: Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen, and Britten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255590
eISBN:
9780226255620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255620.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The last opera of Giuseppe Verdi, the master of Italian tragic opera, was his only successful comedy, Falstaff (1893). This chapter argues that this work was written to offer a model of renovated ... More


The Flux and Folds of Consciousness:Marie Darrieussecq’s Literatureof Simulation and Dispersal

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores the theme of the becoming of the body through metamorphosis in Marie Darrieussecq’s writing, analysing the interweaving of Deleuzian traces with contemporary feminist thinkers ... More


Parodic and Messianic Genealogies: Reading Gogol in Azeri in the Late Imperial Caucasus

Leah Feldman

in On the Threshold of Eurasia: Revolutionary Poetics in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726507
eISBN:
9781501726514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726507.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses Russian imperial poetics and its Azeri translations in the work of Nikolai Gogol and Jalil Memmedquluzade. Taking up Gogol’s parodic prose as central to the Russian literary ... More


Horror radio in the 1950s

Richard J. Hand

in Listen in terror: British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719081484
eISBN:
9781781707265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081484.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Looks at various examples of horror and suspense radio as well as experimental plays by Donald McWhinnie, The Goon Show and the inauguration of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.


The 1960s and 1970s: parodies and Price

Richard J. Hand

in Listen in terror: British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719081484
eISBN:
9781781707265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081484.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This chapter explores horror radio in the 1960-70s including comic parodies on I’m Sorry I’ll Read that Again and Round the Horne. The Vincent Price vehicle The Price of Fear is analysed.


Spoofing (e'gao) culture on the Chinese internet

Christopher G. Rea

in Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139231
eISBN:
9789888180837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139231.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The chapter explores the political and aesthetic significance of e’gao and the degree to which it “presumes emancipation”, along with the impact of Chinese internet controls. A defining feature of ... More


Everyday Writing in an Extraordinary City

Ghenwa Hayek

Nizar F. Hermes and Gretchen Head (eds)

in The City in Arabic Literature: Classical and Modern Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474406529
eISBN:
9781474449793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406529.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses emergent literary tactics for writing about Beirut by a new generation of Lebanese authors who take to task western and local exoticisations of the city and its recent history ... More


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