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Invisible

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where outraged iconoclasts and horrified philosophers are told that seeing is believing.


Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Hugh Epstein

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first book-length study of connections between these two major authors, this book reads the highly descriptive impressionist fiction of Hardy and Conrad together in the light of a shared ... More


Republic V–VII

Terence Irwin

in Plato's Ethics

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195086454
eISBN:
9780199833306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195086457.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter endeavours to demonstrate the relevance of the epistemological and metaphysical doctrines of books V, VI, and VII for Plato’s ethics. Firstly, the role played by the analysis of the ... More


‘All these memories’: Career Girls

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0036
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter draws attention to Mike Leigh's film, Career Girls, that focused on just two young women, Hannah and Annie, who used to be flat-mates when they were students in the mid-1980s and, having ... More


Concealment and Secrecy

Nicole T. C. Chiang

in Emperor Qianlong's Hidden Treasures: Reconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528059
eISBN:
9789882204515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528059.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

The chapter re-examines the function and agency of the collection of the imperial household in relation to its visual perceptivity. Through comparative studies, it is argued that expressing ... More


The Citadel

Timothy K. Nenninger and Charles Pelot Summerall

in The Way of Duty, Honor, Country: The Memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126180
eISBN:
9780813135649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126180.003.0030
Subject:
History, Military History

When Charles Summerall accepted the appointment as president of the Citadel, he requested the War Department to change the orders of an officer designated as professor of military science and tactics ... More


Ready for My Close-ups, Mr. Lasky! 1917

Michael G. Ankerich

in Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136905
eISBN:
9780813141381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Mae Murray’s development as a film star. Her famous temperament comes to life and she takes more control over her films. When scenes from The Primrose Ring were edited out, ... More


The Space of War: Connecting Geophysical Landscapes with Skeletal Evidence of Warfare-Related Trauma

Heather Worne, Charles R. Cobb, Giovanna Vidoli, and Dawnie Wolfe Steadman

in The Bioarchaeology of Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041506
eISBN:
9780813043876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041506.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

What sets bioarchaeology apart from traditional osteological analysis is that it is focused on context. Chapter authors Heather Worne, Charles R. Cobb, Giovanna Vidoli, and Dawnie Wolfe Steadman use ... More


Genre and Capital: New Crime Wave in the 1990s

Andrew deWaard and R. Colin Tait

in The Cinema of Steven Soderbergh: Indie Sex, Corporate Lies, and Digital Videotape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165518
eISBN:
9780231850391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165518.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter identifies the broad resurgence of Hollywood crime films during the 1990s as the ‘New Crime Wave’, as well as Soderbergh's unique ‘anticrime’ iteration within it. A close reading of Out ... More


Seeing Sound

Sam Halliday

in Sonic Modernity: Representing Sound in Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748627615
eISBN:
9780748689156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627615.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter addresses alleged, perceived, and longed-for correspondences between sound and vision, the rival and/or complementary sensory realm with which sound has, historically, been most often ... More


Jill Nerby and Aniridia Foundation International

Jessica J. Otis

in Aniridia and WAGR Syndrome: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195389302
eISBN:
9780197562727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195389302.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Jill Nerby was the first to welcome me to Aniridia Foundation International (AFI) when I joined. Shortly after beginning to volunteer for AFI’s members’ newsletter, I approached Jill about doing ... More


Christmas Films and the Persistence of the Supernatural

Christopher Deacy

in Christmas as Religion: Rethinking Santa, the Secular, and the Sacred

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754565
eISBN:
9780191816192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754565.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

The particular focus of this chapter is on Christmas movies as key sites of religious and theological activity. Although organized religion plays almost no part in the plots, it is significant that ... More


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