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Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa: Literature Between Critique and Utopia

David Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474430210
eISBN:
9781474481151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430210.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dreaming of Freedom in South Africa examines for the first time the many different texts imagining the future after the end of apartheid. Focused on well-known and obscure literary texts from the ... More


Irish Community and Protestant Belonging, 1930–49

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter posits an overlapping sense of alienation among Southern Protestants and Irish intellectuals during the 1930s and 1940s, as both groups found themselves out of step with the pieties of ... More


Robert Guédiguian

Joseph Mai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a comprehensive account of Robert Guédiguian’s numerous films since 1980, combining stylistic analyses with historical, political, and generic context. More importantly, it makes ... More


From Workers’ Militancy to Cultural Action: Brazilian Anarchism in Rio Grande do Sul, 1890s–1940s

Beatriz Ana Loner

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

As a counterpoint to the better-known cases of São Paolo and Rio de Janeiro, this chapter proposes a regional study of the anarchist movement in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, ... More


The optimist: alternatives in the here and now

Stephen Greer

in Queer exceptions: Solo performance in neoliberal times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526113696
eISBN:
9781526141941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113696.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Reading against futural accounts of utopia in the work of Jill Dolan and Jose Esteban Muñoz, this chapter examines the significance of solo works which emphasise the ‘here and now’ as a space of ... More


Utopian Gaiety: French Lesbian Activism and the Politics of Pleasure (1974–2016)

Tamara Chaplin

in Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Humour and radical politics are often seen as antithetical. When it comes to lesbian radicalism, this perception is even more extreme. Utopias, on the other hand, are most often places of, if not ... More


“So You Still Believe in the Future?”: Socialist Utopianism and Marxist Critique in The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia

Matthew J. A. Green

in Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828996
eISBN:
9781496829047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828996.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The third in a trilogy of graphic novels by Mary and Bryan Talbot, The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia both explores the intersection of violence, law, and gender, and allows an unprecedented ... More


Introduction: ‘The UFOs Are Coming!’

Jon Towlson

in Constellations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325079
eISBN:
9781800342194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325079.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977). Close Encounters is a UFO movie that arose from a resurgence of ufology in the 1970s, ... More


Crossing every barrier: conte de L’Estaque

Joseph Mai

in Robert Guédiguian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096471
eISBN:
9781526124104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096471.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers the change in direction of Guédiguian’s career in the 1990s, where pessimism and apocalyptic thematics give way to local politics and utopianism, making Guédiguian a leading ... More


Phil-Tech Meets Eco-Phil

Don Ihde

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Don Ihde examines the “congenital dystopianism” shared by environmentalists, environmental philosophers, and philosophers of technology. Each group employs a “rhetoric of alarm” that connects the use ... More


Against the Stream?

in No Heavenly Delusion?: A Comparative Study of Three Communal Movements

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236085
eISBN:
9781846313677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236085.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The three communal movements that have been considered in this book — the Kibbutz, the Bruderhof and the Integrierte Gemeinde — are all organised around communities and trace their roots to German ... More


How ‘To Refine the Democracy’: Hume’s Perfect Commonwealth as a Development of his Political Science

Ryu Susato

in Hume's Sceptical Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748699803
eISBN:
9781474416207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699803.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Along with his lifelong criticism against the priesthood, there is another goal that Hume keeps pursuing: to suppress dangerous political factions. To demonstrate the importance of this goal we must ... More


Mutualism in the trenches: anarchism, militarism and the lessons of the First World War

Matthew S. Adams

in Anarchism, 1914-18: Internationalism, Anti-Militarism and War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993412
eISBN:
9781526128188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993412.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the importance of the memory of the First World War to Herbert Read’s political thought, contextualising this process of memory formation through his interactions with two of ... More


Politics and Art

Howard J. Booth

in The Edinburgh Companion to D. H. Lawrence and the Arts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474456623
eISBN:
9781474496056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456623.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

After noting the difficulty of placing Lawrence on the conventional left/right political spectrum – though many have attempted to do so – the chapter argues that Lawrence can be productively explored ... More


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