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“Go for Your Guns”: Narrative Syntax and Musical Functions in the TV Western

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter investigates the role of music as a narrative agent, or actant, through a diachronic analysis of narrative cue music in an episode of the television western The Rifleman (1957–1963; ... More


Introduction: Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity

Charles Forsdick

in Victor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity: Journeys between Cultures

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160144
eISBN:
9780191673795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160144.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Victor Segalen's death at the age of 41 brought his work to a premature conclusion. The extensive manuscript drafts left at various stages of ... More


Traumatic Childhood Now Included: Todorov’s Fantastic and the Uncanny Slasher Remake

Andrew Patrick Nelson

in American Horror Film: The Genre at the Turn of the Millennium

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734539
eISBN:
9781621031048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734539.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a comparative analysis of a recent horror remake and its original by adapting the critical approach employed by the literary philosopher Tzvetan Todorov in his seminal 1970 ... More


The Baron, the King and Terry Gilliam’s Approach to ‘the Fantastic’

Keith James Hamel

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the elements of the fantastic in Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988) and The Fisher King (1991), and suggests how Gilliam disrupts its formula with his ... More


Reluctant Messengers

Alexandra Garbarini

in Numbered Days: Diaries and the Holocaust

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112528
eISBN:
9780300135039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112528.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the task and pursuit of diary writing of Jewish victims during the Holocaust as a cultural pursuit. Primo Levi, for example, in his memoir of Auschwitz, described how he recited ... More


Unlocal Hero: KRISTEN RENWICK MONROE (1996), The Heart of Altruism: Perceptions of a Common Humanity; TZVETAN TODOROV (1997), Facing the Extreme: Moral Life in the Concentration Camps

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Philosophical Interventions: Reviews 1986-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199777853
eISBN:
9780190267612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777853.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reviews the books The Heart of Altruism: Perceptions of a Common Humanity (1996), by Kristen Renwick Monroe, and Facing the Extreme: Moral Life in the Concentration Camps (1997), by ... More


The Haunting of Haddonfield

Murray Leeder and Murray Leeder

in Halloween

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906733797
eISBN:
9781800342149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733797.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that, formally, narratively, and thematically, the character of Michael Myers is constructed as a haunted force, and Haddonfield as a haunted space. One common framework for ... More


Book II: Magic

Colleen Jaurretche

in Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066370
eISBN:
9780813058580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066370.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the relation of ideas about magic to the conceptualization of language as prayer in the Wake. Ranging in reference from Claude Levi-Strauss, Marcel Mauss, Tzvetan Todorov, ... More


Censorship and Patriarchal Ideology

Terri Murray

in Studying Feminist Film Theory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325802
eISBN:
9781800342439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325802.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins by examining theoretical models for the study of narrative provided by anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss and Tzvetan Todorov. For a period from the early 1930s until the ... More


Narrative

Tanya Jones

in Studying Pan's Labyrinth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733308
eISBN:
9781800342552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733308.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on narrative as the exploration of how a story is structured and organised in order to create meaning and generate a particular response from the audience. It explains how a film ... More


Politics and the Limits of Conscience

Avery Kolers

in A Moral Theory of Solidarity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769781
eISBN:
9780191822612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769781.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Francisco de Vitoria and Bartolomé de las Casas both opposed the Spanish Conquista and both defended the rights of American Indians. Nonetheless, Vitoria ended up defending war against the Indians, ... More


The Global and the Pre-modern: Raaz (2002)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Hindi horror film is not part of mainstream cinema because it works on low budgets, uses little known stars, and caters to the small towns rather than have screenings in the multiplexes of the ... More


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