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Studying Hammer Horror

Victoria Walden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733322
eISBN:
9781800342569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733322.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When Hammer Productions was formed in the 1920s, no one foresaw the impact this small, independent studio would have on the international film market. Christopher Lee's mesmerizing, animalistic, yet ... More


Cahokians and the Circulation of Ritual Goods in the Middle Cumberland Region

Robert V. Sharp, Kevin E. Smith, and David H. Dye

in Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683400820
eISBN:
9781683401186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400820.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter addresses the influence of human migration into the Middle Cumberland Region by examining the circulation of ritual goods as represented by four groups of objects: ceramics, shell cups ... More


Hysterical Citizenship in Grand's: The Heavenly Twins

Zarena Aslami

in The Dream Life of Citizens: Late Victorian Novels and the Fantasy of the State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241996
eISBN:
9780823242030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241996.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Sarah Grand's landmark New Woman novel The Heavenly Twins attacked the social and political structures that endangered middle-class women's physical health toward the end of the nineteenth century. ... More


Oshosi/Ochosi, Orisha Oko/Oricha Oko, Ibeji/Ibeyi, Aganju/Agayú: Minor Gods of Hunting, Horticulture, the Sacred Twins, the Porter God, and Minor Orishas Also Known in Cuba

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

in Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses Oshosi/Ochosi (minor God of Hunting), Orisha Oko/Oricha Oko (God of Horticulture and Farming), Ibeji/Ibeyi (the Sacred Twins), and Aganju/Agayú (ruler of the desert-like earth ... More


New Women and Old: Sarah Grand, Social Purity, and The Voyage Out

Mary Jean Corbett

in Behind the Times: Virginia Woolf in Late-Victorian Contexts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752469
eISBN:
9781501752483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752469.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins as Rachel Vinrace's unread book that is avowedly conjectural like Virginia Woolf's diaries, letters, and essays that contain no references to ... More


The Visibility of the Genetic Future

Helga Nowotny and Giuseppe Testa

in Naked Genes: Reinventing the Human in the Molecular Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262014939
eISBN:
9780262295802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014939.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores visibility as the defining feature enabled by the molecular gaze on life. Not only life is being recast through an ever expanding range of components (from genes to cells to ... More


Local Eyes: Recognizing Cosmological Motifs

George E. Lankford

in New Methods and Theories for Analyzing Mississippian Imagery

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781683402121
eISBN:
9781683402992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683402121.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores how folkloric perspective on eastern woodlands and plains mythic narratives can be coupled with iconographic analyses of Mississippian cosmological imagery in different ways. In ... More


Animal Iconography

Anna Gannon

in The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199254651
eISBN:
9780191917943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199254651.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology

Pagan Germanic art had favoured the representation of animals and invested it with apotropaic qualities. The new Christian animal iconography (Evangelists’ symbols, doves, peacock, the fauna in the ... More


Conclusion

Anna Gannon

in The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199254651
eISBN:
9780191917943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199254651.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology

The ‘third way’ we have been following in this study of the coins has of necessity been a collection of ‘cameos’, often diachronic. Whilst this approach has allowed imagery and themes to be ... More


Of errors and Eros: a brief digression on twins

R. S. White

in Shakespeare's Cinema of Love: A Study in Genre and Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099748
eISBN:
9781526121165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099748.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Comedy of Errors led to specific movie adaptations such as the musical The Boys from Syracuse and more generally it inspired films based on mistaken identity through identical twins. This has ... More


“Coolies” and Corporate Personhood in Those Extraordinary Twins

Hsuan L. Hsu

in Sitting in Darkness: Mark Twain's Asia and Comparative Racialization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479880416
eISBN:
9781479843404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880416.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter places Mark Twain's Those Extraordinary Twins in two related contexts: the establishment of corporate personhood (along with Fourteenth Amendment protections for corporations) in the ... More


Getting the Measure of Twins

William Viney

in The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400046
eISBN:
9781474422178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400046.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Stephen Jay Gould, the biologist and author, once joked that were he an identical twin raised separately from his brother they could ‘hire ourselves out to a host of social scientists and practically ... More


Indivisible: The Siamese Sons Go to War

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chang and Eng Bunker, the famous Siamese Twins, make their fortune touring and settle in Mt. Airy, where they marry sisters and become prosperous slaveholders who raise lucrative crops, including ... More


A Curious Education: Mark Twain’s Corporate Persons

Robin Blyn

in The Freak-garde: Extraordinary Bodies and Revolutionary Art in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678167
eISBN:
9781452947853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678167.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter discusses the exhibition of the conjoined twins Giacomo and Giovani Battista Tocci, who became the basis for Mark Twain’s two novels, Those Extraordinary Twins and Pudd’nhead Wilson. It ... More


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