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Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Samia Mehrez (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This unique interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness ... More


Intellect and Being

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The main focus in this chapter is the relationship between Plotinus' ontology and his epistemology. It is argued that at the level of Intellect being and knowledge coincide, that to be is to be known ... More


Discursive and Non‐Discursive Thought

Eyjólfur Kjalar Emilsson

in Plotinus on Intellect

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199281701
eISBN:
9780191713088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281701.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this chapter the relationship between non‐discursive and discursive thought is addressed. It is argued that non‐discursive thought has a multiple object and is nevertheless not propositional. The ... More


Pronominal Clitics

Stephen R. Anderson

in Aspects of the Theory of Clitics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279906
eISBN:
9780191707131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279906.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter surveys some of the substantive syntactic properties of the most widely studied class of clitics, those traditionally analysed as pronominals. It begins by examining the nature of ... More


Adjusting the Contrast: British Television and Constructs of Race

Sarita Malik and Darrell M. Newton (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100986
eISBN:
9781526132185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100986.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Through contextual and textual analyses, Adjusting the contrast: British television and constructs of race explores a range of texts and practices that address the ongoing phenomenon of television’s ... More


Underdog Politics: The Minority Party in the U.S. House of Representatives

Matthew N. Green

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300181036
eISBN:
9780300182262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181036.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book disputes the conventional belief that the minority party in the US House of Representatives is an unimportant political player. Examining the record of the House minority party from 1970 to ... More


Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The book critically engages with neo-liberal policies and media representations of youth austerity as a constructed social crisis but remaining the mechanism used by both government and media to ... More


The Marais: The Story of a Quartier

Keith Reader

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621044
eISBN:
9781800341241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621044.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the history and the vicissitudes of one of Paris’s most extraordinary areas, the Marais. Centrally located on the Right Bank, this neighbourhood was from the Middle Ages through to ... More


The Return to Representation

William Lyons

in Approaches to Intentionality

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752226
eISBN:
9780191695087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752226.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This chapter begins by examining Jerry Fodor and the rationalist tradition. For Fodor, brains are semantic engines driven by intentional states. Based on his two works, The Language of Thought, and ... More


Theorizing Blasians

Myra S. Washington

in Blasian Invasion: Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814227
eISBN:
9781496814265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814227.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides a foundation for understanding how media processes, institutions, and discourses have branded mixed race Black and Asian/American stars, making them legible and marketable ... More


Italy and Africa: Post-War Memories of Life in Eritrea and Ethiopia

Charles Burdett

in Transcultural Italies: Mobility, Memory and Translation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789622553
eISBN:
9781800852099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622553.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Charles Burdett addresses the representation of the Italian presence in East Africa in the decades following the Second World War, the demise of Fascism and the end of Italian colonialism. The ... More


The Chinese Community in Italy, the Italian Community in China: Economic Exchanges and Cultural Difference

Chiara Giuliani

in Transcultural Italies: Mobility, Memory and Translation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789622553
eISBN:
9781800852099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622553.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter analyses the representation of Sino-Italian economic relationships as articulated in a selection of literary texts (both fictional and autobiographical) about the Chinese community in ... More


Country People: Depictions of Farm Women in Flannery O’Connor’s Short Fiction

Monica Carol Miller

in Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Monica Miller recuperates O’Connor’s female farmers and mothers, women whose labor keeps their dependents financially stable but whose complaints and unhappiness often invite censure from other ... More


The “Outsider” and the Presidency: Mediated Representations of Race and Gender in the 2008 Presidential Primaries

Tessa Ditonto

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that questions of identity for Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton were particularly prevalent in the media in the 2008 Presidential primaries. This was attributable to the ... More


Trying Cultural Criticism: Wordsworth and Subversion

Alan Liu

in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486956
eISBN:
9780226486970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486970.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers two concurrent investigations, the first of which is a reexplanation, by means of the subversion/containment analytic, of William Wordsworth's turn from radicalism in the ... More


Critically theorising young adult marginality: historical and contemporary perspectives

Shane Blackman and Ruth Rogers

in Youth Marginality in Britain: Contemporary Studies of Austerity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447330523
eISBN:
9781447330578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330523.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Blackman and Rogers critically examines the use of popular images within the media whereby government have adopted punitive sanctions towards young adults in Britain. They develop a theoretical ... More


By Casta, Color Wheel, and Computer Graphics: Visual Representations of Racially Mixed People

Greg Carter

in Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460216
eISBN:
9781626740426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460216.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Today, visual representations of racially mixed people reflect a general level of acceptance greater than past periods in US history. Marketing and casting executives use ambiguous-appearing bodies ... More


Askance, athwart, aside: the queer plays of actors, auteurs and machines

Brad Epps

in Performance and Spanish Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719097720
eISBN:
9781526121172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097720.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter juxtaposes the Spanish ‘comedia de mariquitas’ [‘poofter comedy’] No desearás al vecino de quinto (Ramón Fernández, 1970) with Lucrecia Martel’s La niña santa (2004). By dissecting ... More


Equality or bust: sexual politics

Paul Newland

in British films of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719082252
eISBN:
9781781705049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082252.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ways in which British films of the 1970s represent tensions evident in British society concerning contemporary shifts in sexual politics, and notices how far these tensions ... More


Introduction

Keith Reader

in The Marais: The Story of a Quartier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621044
eISBN:
9781800341241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621044.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A survey of the history of the Marais from the Middle Ages to the present day. No Parisian quartier has undergone such extraordinary changes of fortune – from riches to rags and back again – and the ... More


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