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Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that pornographic film relies on a particular "Victorianness" in generating eroticism—a Gothic Victorianness that is monstrous and restrained, repressed but also perverse, static but ... More


Semantics, Statistics, and Data Transformations

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines the qualitative view of variable transformation using the Fundamental Principle of Variable Transformation. According to the Fundamental Principle of Variable Transformation, ... More


VICTORIAN RAPTURE

Cornelia Pearsall

in Tennyson's Rapture: Transformation in the Victorian Dramatic Monologue

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195150544
eISBN:
9780199871124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150544.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Two examines Tennyson’s dramatic monologue “St. Simeon Stylites” from several angles. The first section, “Victorian End Times,” places St. Simeon’s desire for rapture in the context of ... More


The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Di Wang

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores urban public life through the microcosm of the Chengdu teahouse. Like most public spaces, the teahouse was and still is an enduring symbol of Chinese popular culture, stemming back ... More


Is the Notion Sound?

Robert Kirk

in Raw Feeling: A philosophical account of the essence of consciousness

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236795
eISBN:
9780191679353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236795.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The whole idea of raw feeling may seem fishy, especially when linked with the Transformation thesis. Does it really make sense? Or is it just a symptom of confusion — a relic of a fundamentally ... More


Strict Implication and the Swiss Cheese Principle

Robert Kirk

in Raw Feeling: A philosophical account of the essence of consciousness

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236795
eISBN:
9780191679353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236795.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Philosophy is not in the business of discovering the mechanisms of the brain. But it can aspire to understand how the workings of any mere mechanisms could produce something so mysterious as raw ... More


The Character of Raw Feeling

Robert Kirk

in Raw Feeling: A philosophical account of the essence of consciousness

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236795
eISBN:
9780191679353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236795.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The inverted spectrum appears to be a serious threat to the book's broadly functionalist approach. The two different ways of seeing colours would seem to perform exactly the same functions. At any ... More


Transformation Graphs and Networks (4): Some Further Analyses

David Lewin

in Generalized Musical Intervals and Transformations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195317138
eISBN:
9780199865413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317138.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter applies the network concept in a variety of ways to passages from Mozart, Bartók, Prokofieff, and Debussy.


Identity Is Not a Figure

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/9780823256105.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In chapter 3, Nancy argues that to engage a debate on national identity in this way is a “deadly process” (processus mortifère), in the sense that it closes off identities from what makes them alive. ... More


Real Sex Films: The New Intimacy and Risk in Cinema

John Tulloch and Belinda Middleweek

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190244606
eISBN:
9780190244644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244606.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Within the domain of film studies, the recent surge in films depicting graphic and high-impact sex and sexualized violence has been variously classified under the terms transgressive, brutal, ... More


Becoming Otherwise: The Transformative Encounterin Ananda Devi’s Writing

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter investigates the concept of becoming otherwise in Ananda Devi’s writing as a form of resistance to socio-cultural hierarchies of difference in Indo-Mauritian and Indian contexts. The ... More


New Consensus Poetics and the Avant-Garde

Brian M. Reed

in Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451577
eISBN:
9780801469589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451577.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses criticism on three volumes published by Atelos Press on American poetic avant-garde. The books in question—Laura Moriarty's Ultravioleta (2006), Jocelyn Saidenberg's Negativity ... More


Closing

Larry L. Rasmussen

in Earth-honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917006
eISBN:
9780199980314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917006.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents the warp and woof of the whole book as the interplay of three assumptions: that our lives are “startlingly moral” (Thoreau) now; that the unit of human survival of human society ... More


Theology of Transformation: Faith, Freedom, and the Christian Act

Oliver Davies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685950
eISBN:
9780191765872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685950.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Significant advances in science bring new understandings of the human as a unity of mind, body and world and calls into question the deep-seated dualistic presuppositions of modern theology. The ... More


MR. RUMSFELD’S WAR: Transformation, Doctrine, and “Phase IV” Planning for Iraq

David Fitzgerald

in Learning to Forget: US Army Counterinsurgency Doctrine and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785815
eISBN:
9780804786423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785815.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter examines how Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s quest for ‘transformation’ of the US defense establishment affected Army approaches to counterinsurgency and what was now known as ... More


‘Never Has One Seen Reality Enveloped in Such a Phantasmagoria’: Watching Spectacular Transformations, 1860–89

Kristian Moen

in Cinematicity in Media History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, written by Kristian Moen, explores the nineteenth-century French ‘transformation views’ of the féerie. Moen situates Georges Méliès’s work within this tradition of the féerie, thus ... More


The Locative Imagination

James Miller

in China's Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231175869
eISBN:
9780231544535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175869.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Schools of Daoist practice have traditionally been formed around specific mountain sites in China partly because Daoists value the experience of particular configurations of qi flowing through the ... More


Introduction: ‘What’s she like?’

Felicity Chaplin

in La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction provides an overview of the origins of the Parisienne type in nineteenth-century French art and culture. It traces these origins to specific works of art and literature, including ... More


Courtesan

Felicity Chaplin

in La Parisienne in Cinema: Between Art and Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526109538
eISBN:
9781526128263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109538.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

La Parisienne is frequently associated with prostitution, whether in the narrow sense of the streetwalker or courtesan or the general sense of the object and subject of consumption. Tracing her ... More


Micro-Level Processes and Participation in Social Movements

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 2 places the problem of movement non-participation within the existing sociological literature on the micro-level processes that contribute to an individual’s decision to participate–or not ... More


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