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An Ornament for Jewels: Love Poems For The Lord of Gods, by Venkatesa

Steven P. Hopkins

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326390
eISBN:
9780199870455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326390.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A thematically organized, annotated anthology of translations from the Sanskrit, Tamil, and Maharashtri Prakrit devotional poetry of the South Indian Srivaisnava philosopher, sectarian preceptor ... More


“This Ain't Religion”: Spiritual Healing and Reproductive Rights

Shawn Francis Peters

in When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how issues of reproductive rights have been implicated in cases of religion-based medical neglect. Its primary focus is on legal cases involving members of a New England sect ... More


 Fifty Verses for the Lord of Gods: The Devanāyakapañcāśat

Steven P. Hopkins

in An Ornament for Jewels: Love Poems For The Lord of Gods, by Venkatesa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326390
eISBN:
9780199870455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326390.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A full translation of Venkatesha's Sanskrit stotra, the Devanayakapanchashat, with detailed thematic afterword and notes. Chapter situates Venkatesha's stotra in the history of Sanskrit stotra ... More


The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Aviad Kleinberg

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In the Old Testament, God wrestles with a man (and loses). In the Talmud, God wriggles his toes to make thunder and takes human form to shave the king of Assyria. In the New Testament, God is made ... More


The Tremulous Soul: The Worcester Fragments

D. Vance Smith

in Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226640853
eISBN:
9780226641041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641041.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The twelfth-century scholar known as the Tremulous Hand of Worcester who glossed Aelfric's Grammar also copied St. Bede's Lament, a poem about the loss of learning, and an early Middle English debate ... More


Political Violence, Trauma, and Healing

Srila Roy

in Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers both public and personal memorialization of political violence, a form of violence that is afforded a high degree of visibility as opposed to the violence that took place ... More


The martyr: dramaturgies of endurance, exhaustion and confession

Stephen Greer

in Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing on the cultural tradition of the martyr as a figure whose suffering confirms the truth of his testimony to a cause, this chapter examines the precarious terms on which singular individuals ... More


The Three Syntheses of the Body: From the Voice to Speech

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Firstly, this marriage of language and the unconscious – or this paradoxical unity of sense and nonsense – appears to allude to the work of the Lacanian school, which he later adds has ‘completely ... More


Introduction: The Baroque Body Parts of Henry VI Part Two

Huw Griffiths

in Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The introduction sets up the starting premise of book: that, in the history plays, metaphors involving bodies and body parts always complicate, rather than simplify, any understanding of sovereign ... More


Gothic Medicine: Written on the Body

Ann Davies

in Contemporary Spanish Gothic

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474402996
eISBN:
9781474426732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402996.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The final chapter draws on Judith Halberstam's theorisation of the Gothic as the postindustrial production and consumption of excess, to consider the contemporary Gothic body and the efforts of ... More


“That’s the Excuse You Guys Use Whenever You Want to Exclude Me from Something”: Identity Politics Vol. 2: Gender (and Sexuality)

David Roche

in Quentin Tarantino: Poetics and Politics of Cinematic Metafiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819161
eISBN:
9781496819208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819161.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses first on the relation between gender and genre conventions on the general level, then on how the narratives are often based on an assault on patriarchy, third on the linguistic ... More


The Speculative Univocity of Being and Language: From the Verb to Univocity

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There are many ways to view the genesis of sense in The Logic of Sense. One way that has been emphasised in the secondary literature is as the emergence of consciousness from the body’s affects.1 ... More


Criminal Collaborators: Deacon Brodie and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Audrey Murfin

in Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Deacon Brodie (1880), one of three plays collaboratively composed with his friend W.E. Henley, along with Stevenson’s short story “The Body Snatcher” and his essay “A Chapter ... More


Bodies on the line: risk, health and manliness

Juliette Pattinson, Arthur Mcivor, and Linsey Robb

in Men in reserve: British civilian masculinites in the Second World War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526100696
eISBN:
9781526120830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100696.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter investigates how reserved workers bodies were affected by the pressures of war and prevailing work-health cultures in wartime. Occupational medicine, welfare and rehabilitation expanded ... More


“Black Man, White Hell”: Identity Politics Vol. 1: Race and Ethnicity

David Roche

in Quentin Tarantino: Poetics and Politics of Cinematic Metafiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819161
eISBN:
9781496819208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819161.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Pursuing arguments made by Adilifu Nama in Race on the QT, it demonstrates that the films foreground and criticize the racialized and racist terms of the material they are working with. In reflecting ... More


The Body of the Letter: From Name-of-the-Father to Re-père

Guillaume Collett

in The Psychoanalysis of Sense: Deleuze and the Lacanian School

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474409025
eISBN:
9781474426978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409025.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Freud considers the Oedipus complex – the classical narrative of the boy’s desire to sleep with his mother and to kill his father – to constitute the ‘peak of infantile sexuality’.1 For Freud, in the ... More


Contesting Marriage: The Finnish Unromantic Comedy

Jaakko Seppälä

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The genre of the romantic comedy was domesticated in the studio era of Finnish cinema that lasted from the early 1930s to late 1950s by filmmakers who admired Hollywood films, an example of whom ... More


Liu Cixin’s Three-Body Trilogy: Between the Sublime Cosmos and the Micro Era

Mingwei Song

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces the life and work of Liu Cixin, a Chinese science-fiction writer who has played a major role in reviving the genre in twenty-first-century China. The chapter discusses Liu’s ... More


Folding, Individuation and the Pleasurable Body

Frida Beckman

in Between Desire and Pleasure: A Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645923
eISBN:
9780748689170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645923.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 3 explores the possibility of building a Deleuzian notion of a pleasurable body. With the help of contemporary thinkers of sexual bodies such as Elisabeth Grosz, Luciana Parisi, Lynn Margulis ... More


Richard II as Robinson Crusoe: Sovereignty and the Impossibility of Solitude

Huw Griffiths

in Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Through a close reading of two key moments of Richard II – the king’s return from Ireland and his later imprisonment and murder – this chapter demonstrates that, whilst the play develops an emotional ... More


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