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Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More


Material Transgressions: Beyond Romantic Bodies, Genders, Things

Kate Singer, Ashley Cross, and Suzanne Barnett (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621778
eISBN:
9781800341463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Material Transgressions reveals how Romantic-era authors think outside of historical and theoretical ideologies that reiterate notions of sexed bodies, embodied subjectivities, isolated things, or ... More


Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Lisa Purse and Ute Wölfel (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume provides in-depth analyses of audiovisual representations of war and conflict through the figures of transgression that circulate in these representations. Because their acts of ... More


Deep Cuts: Gothic Concepts and Identities

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the presence of Female Gothic concepts and identity positions in Misty. It focuses on the abject, the grotesque and the uncanny and discusses the ways in which these are ... More


Splintered Sexualities in Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier, Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, and Sylvia Townsend Warner’s “A Love Match”

Vara Neverow

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chris Baldry in Rebecca West’s debut novel The Return of the Soldier (1918), Septimus Warren Smith in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway (1925), and the siblings Justin Tizard and Celia Tizard in Sylvia ... More


Desire, Blood, and Power: Georges Bataille and the Study of Hindu Tantra in Northeastern India

Hugh B. Urban

in Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265190
eISBN:
9780823266890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265190.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Hindu Tantra and goddess worship in northeastern India, by using but also critically rethinking several of Bataille’s insights into eroticism, sacrifice, and transgression. ... More


The Moralistic Turn: Radical Social Critique, Literary Terror, and Antisemitism after Toulouse

Bruno Chaouat

in Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2 examines what I call the moralistic turn in French letters and social thought, and especially the inversions between victims and perpetrators that I attribute to the rise of radical social ... More


Intimate Enemies: A Conversation between an Author and her Translator

Maryse Condé and Richard Philcox

in Intimate Enemies: Translation in Francophone Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318672
eISBN:
9781846317996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318672.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, the author Maryse Condé and her husband and translator Richard Philcox exchange views on the challenges and role of translation as well as its positive and negative aspects. These ... More


‘An act of wilful defiance’: Objection, Protest and Rebellion in the Imperial War Museum’s First World War Galleries

Rebecca Clare Dolgoy

in Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th and 21st Century War Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In spite of its purveyance of British stalwart tropes such as “the Tommies and the Officers”, the Imperial War Museum’s (IWM) new First World War Galleries feature stories of conscientious objectors ... More


Figures of Transgression in Representations of the First World War on British Television

Emma Hanna

in Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores British televisual representations of transgression in the First World War from the 1960s to the centenary period (2014-18). It examines the ways in which the television medium ... More


The End of Transgression: Fritz Bauer as Traitor on the German Screen

Ute Wölfel

in Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a close reading of two recent German films – Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer/ The People vs. Fritz Bauer (2015) and Die Akte General/ The General (2016) - depicting the postwar life ... More


Activist, Mother, Filmmaker: Competing Transgressions in the Syrian War Documentary

Lisa Purse

in Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ways in which the Syrian War documentary has depicted and reflected upon the figure of the activist mother, and the competing concepts of personal and political ... More


Marie Colvin – The War Hero and the ‘Nasty Woman’

Agnieszka Piotrowska

in Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the iconic war correspondent Marie Colvin, who was killed in a bombardment during the siege of Homs. Bringing together autoethnographic and scholarly modes of analysis, and ... More


Pleasure and Peril at the Suburban Roadhouse

Michael John Law

in The experience of suburban modernity: How private transport changed interwar London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089190
eISBN:
9781781707999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the inter-war Home Counties, the roadhouse, a sizeable country club style location of entertainment and dancing was an iconic destination of consumption and leisure aimed at the wealthier middle ... More


Transgression

in Walter Benjamin's Grave

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790039
eISBN:
9780226790008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790008.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Transgression sets out to demonstrate an essential part of human and social life, and has consequences for the way one thinks about thinking. Much has been made of the implications in Latin-derived ... More


The Gothic as a Theory of Symbolic Exchange

David Collings

in The Gothic and Theory: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474427777
eISBN:
9781474465083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427777.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Inheriting longstanding norms that require reciprocation between the living and the dead, the Gothic interprets the cultural shifts of the late eighteenth century as a breach in such reciprocation, a ... More


Introduction: Living in a New Material World

Kate Singer, Ashley Cross, and Suzanne L. Barnett

in Material Transgressions: Beyond Romantic Bodies, Genders, Things

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621778
eISBN:
9781800341463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Building on Romantic scholarship that has opened the door to more capacious understandings of materiality that rethink the subject-object opposition of cultural materialism, the introduction makes ... More


Approaching madness: deviant psychology in Kenya Colony

Will Jackson

in Madness and marginality: The lives of Kenya's White insane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719088896
eISBN:
9781781705827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088896.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter traces the cultural and social history of mental illness in the settler imagination. It investigates the idea of Africa as a site of madness and considers the relationship between ... More


States of emergency: psychosis and transgression

Will Jackson

in Madness and marginality: The lives of Kenya's White insane

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719088896
eISBN:
9781781705827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088896.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents an intertextual account of colonial discourse and psychotic delusion. By ‘reading madness’, the chapter aims to show the intimate relationship between prevailing ‘white writing’ ... More


‘They fuck you up’ – revaluations of the family in contemporary British horror film: Steven Sheil's Mum & Dad

Johannes Schlegel

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 12 examines evaluations of the nuclear family in a contextual analysis of the recent Gothic film Mum & Dad (2008, dir. Steven Sheil). This film, as medium of a discursive transformation of ... More


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