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British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Karen Lury

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book examines the phenomenon of ‘yoof’ television programmes such as Network 7, The Word, The Big Breakfast, Snub TV, and Gamesmaster. Between 1987 and 1995 these and other related programmes ... More


Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Jan Wahl

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Regarded by many filmmakers and critics as one of the greatest directors in cinema history, Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968) achieved worldwide acclaim after the debut of his masterpiece, The Passion ... More


Murderous Omens of Times to Come: Writing the Récits: “The Last Word” and “The Idyll” (1935–1936)

Christophe Bident

in Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Looks at the two early short narratives “The Idyll” and “The Last Word,” both on their own terms, and in relation Blanchot’s wider creative writing at the time (Thomas the Obscure). Picks up on the ... More


Queering the Post-L Word Shane in the “Garden of Eden”: Chinese Fans’ Gossip about Katherine Moennig

Jing Jamie Zhao

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/9789888390809.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter presents a critical analysis of Chinese fans’ queer gossip discourse surrounding the American actress Katherine Moennig, most famous still for her breakthrough role as a butch lesbian ... More


Fragmenting the Self: The Word for Sorrow

Josephine Balmer

in Piecing Together the Fragments: Translating Classical Verse, Creating Contemporary Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199585090
eISBN:
9780191747519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585090.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines further the creative interactions between contemporary poetry and classical translation through a discussion of Josephine Balmer’s 2009 collection, The Word for Sorrow. This ... More


No Man’s Land: Feminised Landscapes in the Utopian Fiction of Ursula Le Guin

Gwyneth Jones

in Deconstructing the Starships: Science, Fiction and Reality

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780853237839
eISBN:
9781786945389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237839.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, Jones reviews various texts by Ursula Le Guin, including Always Coming Home, The Dispossessed, The Word for World is Forest, The Left Hand of Darkness, and Sur. Jones draws attention ... More


Desirable Daughters: Fae Myenne Ng, Elaine Mar, Chitra Divakaruni

erin Khuê Ninh

in Ingratitude: The Debt-Bound Daughter in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758441
eISBN:
9780814759196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758441.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides a reading of Chitra Divakaruni's “The Word Love” and Fae Myenne Ng's Bone to examine the formation of the daughterly subject in relation to the family's exceptional structural ... More


Tom Wolfe’sFailed Optimism

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Tom Wolfe’s contradiction between his populist faith in human possibility and his essentially conservative political instincts. A subtheme of utopianism during the 1960s was the ... More


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