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Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Edward Lamberti

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emmanuel Levinas’s ethical philosophy has had a significant influence on film theory in recent years. This book proposes a relationship between Levinasian ethics and film style. It argues that films ... More


Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Dolores Martín-Moruno and Beatriz Pichel (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Emotional Bodies provides a theoretical framework for studying the materiality of emotions. In line with recent research in the history of emotions, cultural studies, and new materialism, this volume ... More


Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present

Tony Kushner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940629
eISBN:
9781786945051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940629.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores Jewish refugee movements before, during and after the Holocaust, placing them in a longer history of forced migration from the 1880s to the present. It does not deny that there ... More


Humanesis: Sound and Technological Posthumanism

David Cecchetto

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676446
eISBN:
9781452948027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676446.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

With the recent emergence of copious scholarship that considers the discursive life of the term “human,” posthumanism has become a timely interdisciplinary discourse. This study is a critical ... More


Introduction: Textual Performances in Levinas and Film

Edward Lamberti

in Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction begins by exploring how Emmanuel Levinas’s ethical philosophy has been taken up by film theorists to date. Much of this scholarship centres on Levinas’s theories of the Other as ... More


Je Pense à Vous and La Promesse: From Describing to Performing

Edward Lamberti

in Performing Ethics through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at two early Dardenne films, Je Pense à Vous (1992) and La Promesse (1996). The gap between these two films proved momentous in the Dardennes’ career, as they were able, after the ... More


Conclusion: Levinasian Films in the World

Edward Lamberti

in Performing Ethics Through Film Style: Levinas with the Dardenne Brothers, Barbet Schroeder and Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444002
eISBN:
9781474476621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444002.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Conclusion sums up how studying Emmanuel Levinas and film in terms of style and performativity can expand our appreciation both of Levinas’s ethics and of the work of these significant ... More


Liberating Work in the Tourist Industry

Chris McMorran

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter investigates the idea of labor in the tourist industry as a form of feminist praxis in contemporary Japan. It centers on women working in traditional inns, or ryokan, which are found ... More


Afterword

Dolores Martín-Moruno and Beatriz Pichel (eds)

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As a way of conclusion, the afterword comes back to Roland Barthes. His writings on photography and grief (Camera Lucida, 1993), and particularly his conception of the punctum as the element in the ... More


TV Show: Big Brother after the Big Other: Approach: Performativity Theory

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Big Brother was the first of the high-profile ‘Reality Television’ shows. Pioneered in Holland, it was imported to Britain by the production company Endemol. From the first, the programme was ... More


Grammars of Living Break their Tense: World Englishes and Cultural Translation

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter explores how World Englishes can be understood as instances of cultural translation, focusing ultimately on the example of Singapore. It begins by considering the extent to which ... More


Declarations of Linguistic Independence: The Postcolonial Dictionary

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter considers the codifying role of the postcolonial dictionary. Such dictionaries, such as the Macquarie Dictionary, have been understood as declarations of linguistic independence. This ... More


Introduction

Dolores Martín-Moruno and Beatriz Pichel (eds)

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The introduction situates this volume into different theoretical and historiographical traditions. It starts by examining the meanings of performativity through a reading of Roland Barthes’s A ... More


Locating Cancer: Body Image and Emotions from a Psychosomatic Perspective(1950–1959)

Pilar León-Sanz

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This essay focuses on studies developed in the field of psychosomatic medicine that connected cancer with patients’ body image and fantasies (1950-1959). At this time, cancer began to acquire more ... More


Fearful Female Bodies: The Pétroleuses of the Paris Commune

Dolores Martín-Moruno

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By combining emotion and gender histories, this study analyzes the affective economy of fear ruling during the Paris Commune and its aftermath. This focus allows us to examine the creation of female ... More


Cosplay, Cuteness, and Weiniang: The Queered of Male Cosplayers as “Fake Girls”

Shih-chen Chao

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/9789888390809.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This paper analyzes gender performativity in the form of cross-dressing cuteness through cosplaying by a popular male-cosplaying-female fan group “Ailisi Weiniang Tuan (Alice Cos Group)” based in ... 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


Emilio Fernández, Gabriel Figueroa, and the Race for Mexico’s Body: Immunization and Lamarckian Genetics

David S. Dalton

in Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400394
eISBN:
9781683400523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400394.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter looks at an especially interesting articulation of the posthuman within the indigenista films of Emilio “El Indio” Fernández. It identifies an attempt to modernize indigenous peasants by ... More


Performative Environmentalism

Jessica Smartt Gullion

in Fracking the Neighborhood: Reluctant Activists and Natural Gas Drilling

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029766
eISBN:
9780262329798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029766.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter explains the ways in which environmental activists use performance to express their pain of living in a polluted region. In many environmental controversies, there is a clash between the ... More


Towards a narrative poetics of medieval saints’ lives

Eva von Contzen

in The Scottish Legendary: Towards a poetics of hagiographic narration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095962
eISBN:
9781526109675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095962.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides an introduction to narrative theory as a formal approach to the lives of the saints in the Scottish Legendary. Narratology as a key theoretical field, its main strands as well ... More


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