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Self-Enchantment 1958–1960

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/9780813136905.003.0022
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the arduous task that writer Jane Ardmore went through when penning Mae Murray’s life story, The Self-Enchanted, in the late 1950s. Murray, living in a dream world, refused to ... More


A. C. Mukerji, “Absolute Consciousness” (1938)

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents Anukul Chandra Mukerji's 1938 essay, “Absolute Consciousness,” part of his book The Nature of Self (1933). Mukerji was a scholar of Western and Indian philosophy and specialized ... More


Siloism, the Self, and Total Revolution

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shifts the book’s line of sight away from hippismo and toward the esoteric counterculture of Siloism and the group of Chilean Siloists called Poder Joven (Young Power). The chapter ... More


The Master Essayist

Hamid Dabashi

in The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479288
eISBN:
9781474495509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479288.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Our conclusions towards the end of the last chapter open up new ways of thinking about Al-e Ahmad’s prose and politics as we move steadily towards considering his legacy for the posterity of a ... More


Absolute

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 enunciates two axioms: That an identity relates to a lineage; and that it demands a name. Regarding the first statement, Nancy attempts to show that an identity is never given in a simple ... More


Interpreting Nature: The Emerging Field of Environmental Hermeneutics

Forrest Clingerman, Brian Treanor, Martin Drenthen, and David Utsler (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254255
eISBN:
9780823260959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254255.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Modern environmentalism has come to realize that many of its key concerns— “wilderness” and “nature” among them— are contested territory, viewed differently by different people. Understanding nature ... More


Introduction

Lisa Nanney

in John Dos Passos and Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954873
eISBN:
9781789629781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954873.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 1930, Time magazine’s cover proclaimed John Dos Passos the most important writer on the Left in the U.S., and classified him along with Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner as one of the most ... More


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