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The Mist and the Rain: A Trickster Tale

L. H. Stallings

in Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042645
eISBN:
9780252051494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042645.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

A contemporary folk tale centered on auto-eroticism and spirituality


A New Normal?: The Iron Fist and the False Promise

Walter Armbrust

in Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162645
eISBN:
9780691197517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162645.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how, in “Trickster politics,” the figure of the Trickster is connected to liminality, and revolution can be understood as a liminal crisis that causes an unpredictable ... More


Never Give ’Em What They Expect: The Joker Ethos as the Zeitgeist of Contemporary Digital Subcultural Transgression

Vyshali Manivannan

in The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

We move into the realm of digital and ludic paratexts with Vyshali Manivannan’s analysis of the “Joker ethos” as one that “prizes cleverness, inventiveness, and Dadaist absurdity as much as the ... More


Trickster Narratives and Carnivalesque Intermediality in Contemporary Romanian Cinema

Christina Stojanova

in Caught In-Between: Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474435499
eISBN:
9781474481076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435499.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Based on similarities in Mikhail Bakhtin's and Carl Gustav Jung's ideas about dialogism, this chapter discusses the inclusion of sequences featuring heterogenic audio-visual media of conspicuously ... More


Introduction: Revolution as Liminal Crisis

Walter Armbrust

in Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162645
eISBN:
9780691197517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162645.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides a background of the January 25 Revolution, or the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. It also outlines the formal characteristics of liminality and its relevance to ... More


The Trickster in Midan al-‘Abbasiyya

Walter Armbrust

in Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691162645
eISBN:
9780691197517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162645.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Taufiq ʻUkasha, a talk-show host and minor parliamentarian in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) before the revolution, re-created in the protracted state of ... More


Introduction: Living in Technical Legality

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter introduces the book. It introduces the key concepts of the Frankenstein myth, law as technology and the role of science fiction as the site for the collective dream of technological ... More


From Law and Technology to Law as Technology

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that law can be seen as technological when, ironically, law is called to respond to technological change. Through a focus on the legal responses to cloning, it is shown that the ... More


Battlestar Galactica, Technology, and Life

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter explores the forms of life made by technical legality, through the re-imagined series Battlestar Galactica. It is argued that Battlestar Galactica deals directly with the triumph of ... More


The Doctor and Technical Lawyering

Kieran Tranter

in Living in Technical Legality: Science Fiction and Law as Technology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420891
eISBN:
9781474453707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420891.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that the British science fiction television icon Doctor Who provides guidance on how to live well as an entity designated ‘lawyer’ within the networks of technical legality. ... More


The Crow: Spectacularity and Emotionality

Maaheen Ahmed

in Monstrous Imaginaries: The Legacy of Romanticism in Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496825261
eISBN:
9781496825315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496825261.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter shows how both the content and the structure of The Crow illustrate the notion that the monster is an embodiment of affect and representative of ruptures with logic and chaos. The Crow ... More


Tricksters North and South

Jerrold E. Levy

in In the Beginning: The Navajo Genesis

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211285
eISBN:
9780520920576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211285.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter identifies those myths the Navajos brought from their original home in the subarctic and characterizes the figure of the northern Athabascan trickster. As the Navajos moved south, they ... More


The Making of the Odyssey

M. L. West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198718369
eISBN:
9780191787652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718369.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book is a close study of the background, composition, and artistry of the Homeric Odyssey. Following a preliminary investigation of the traditions that lie behind the poem (the origins of the ... More


“Slaves? With Lines?”: Trickster Aesthetic and Satirical Strategies in Two Plays by Lynn Nottage

Aimee Zygmonski

in Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781617039973
eISBN:
9781626740280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that Lynn Nottage employs the trickster figure in her plays to destabilize African American stereotypes. In her plays Fabulation and By the Way, Meet Very Stark, Nottage also ... More


The “Image of Africa” from Conrad to Achebe to Adichie

Jesse Matz

in Lasting Impressions: The Legacies of Impressionism in Contemporary Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231164061
eISBN:
9780231543057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164061.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Relates impressionism's perceptual trickery to a kind of fraudulence that has tended to accompany it, in discussion of three impressionist tricksters: Japanese financier Ryoto Saito, performance ... More


Introduction

Michael K. Johnson

in Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From the earliest incursions into the Americas by Spanish explorers to the California Gold Rush and to the Oklahoma land rush, African Americans have been present at every frontier and have been ... More


Performing (in) the African American West: Minstrel Shows, Brass Bands, Hoo-Doo Cowboys, and Other Musical Tricksters

Michael K. Johnson

in Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focused on memoirs (W. C. Handy’s Father of the Blues) and other writing by turn-of-the-century African American performers who toured or lived in the American West, this chapter argues that African ... More


Cowboys, Cooks, and Comics: African American Characters in Westerns of the 1930s

Michael K. Johnson

in Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Combining action, humor, and musical performance, a series of black-cast film westerns (such as Harlem on Range) starring Herb Jeffries places African Americans at the center of their stories of life ... More


The Post-Soul Cowboy on the Science Fiction Frontier

Michael K. Johnson

in Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The hybrid genre of the Science Fiction-Western has opened a new space for imagining and performing an African American West. Using settings that are futuristic and/or post-apocalyptic, they free the ... More


Complicity: New Zealand’s Modernization and the Postcolonial Trickster of Keri Hulme’s The Bone People

Bonnie Roos

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The duplicitous potential of masks and modernism uncover fissures in global settings as well as local populations. The common tensions between tradition and market become evident in Bonnie Roos’s ... More


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