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The Lifetime “Living Lord” Icon of Mahavira: Anxiety about the Authenticity of Icons

John E. Cort

in Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385021
eISBN:
9780199869770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385021.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Narratives of the miraculous or otherwise special origin of icons betray anxiety about the authenticity of icons. This chapter investigates the Shvetambara narratives of a sandalwood icon of ... More


Poetry & Barthes: Anglophone Responses 1970-2000

Calum Gardner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941367
eISBN:
9781789629231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941367.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book is the first study of how the work of Roland Barthes, one of the most influential literary theorists of the twentieth century, came to be understood by poets working in English. Beginning ... More


Conclusion

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0010
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Alexandrova concludes that religion is still extremely present in Western societies. Religion is present as a mind-set, a political factor, as an object of reflection and study, and is prevalent in ... More


Italy: Renaissance Women Scholars

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Educated women, writers, poets, and orators, became a feature of the Italian cultural landscape in the 15th century, a phenomenon which was recognized Europe-wide as an aspect of the Italian ... More


Upper Hurdcott and The Brains Trust 1940–1945

Jonathan Betts

in Time Restored: The Harrison timekeepers and R.T. Gould, the man who knew (almost) everything

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198568025
eISBN:
9780191718144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568025.003.21
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter begins with a description of Gould's admission into Grove House, a local nursing home, primarily for expectant mothers, where he was treated for a nervous breakdown and began a ... More


Against Extremism

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers the attacks against Alvarez's extremism. In the 1960s and 1970s, there appeared something like a sub-genre devoted to attacking the notion of extremism in verse. Charles ... More


Tracing the Via Dolorosa

Jerome Murphy‐O'Connor

in Keys to Jerusalem: Collected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642021
eISBN:
9780191738555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642021.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

The Latin words Via Dolorosa mean ‘The Sorrowful Way’. They were first used by the Franciscan Boniface of Ragusa in the second half of the sixteenth century as the name of a devotional walk through ... More


Barthes and Forrest-Thomson

Calum Gardner

in Poetry & Barthes: Anglophone Responses 1970-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941367
eISBN:
9781789629231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941367.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The Scottish poet Veronica Forrest-Thomson (1947-1975) is one of the first poets writing in English to have engaged with Barthes in a major way. Many of her poems reference him and some are titled ... More


Circulating Morals (1900–1915)

Nicola Wilson

in Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 3 considers one of the key mechanisms of literary control in the period 1900–1915: the powerful private circulating libraries. It documents how the libraries coordinated their views on ... More


Veronicas and Artists

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Chapter One deals with several central issues with regard to understanding the role of religious motifs in contemporary art. Besides being a repetition of imagery from the past, religious motifs ... More


The Video Veronicas of Bill Viola

Alena Alexandrova (ed.)

in Breaking Resemblance: The Role of Religious Motifs in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274475
eISBN:
9780823274529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274475.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter focuses on several video installations by Bill Viola. Starting in the late 1990s, Viola created a series of video installations that refer to or even closely restage well-known religious ... More


“How Many Times Can You Come Back?”

Allan R. Ellenberger

in Miriam Hopkins: Life and Films of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174310
eISBN:
9780813174822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174310.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hopkins replaces Jo Van Fleet in the Broadway play, Look Homeward, Angel. Her costar, Andrew Prine, shares his experiences in the play. After it closes, she tours with it for several months. Next, ... More


Preston Sturges, Sullivan’s Travels, and Film Authorship in Hollywood, 1941

Virginia Wright Wexman

in Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474406550
eISBN:
9781474416146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406550.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter conducts a reading of Preston Sturges’s 1941 film Sullivan’s Travels that focuses on its discourses about film authorship. While the auteurism that drives much film criticism today ... More


Boy and the Historians

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers some of the ways in which a glittering cavalcade of previous scholars – most notably, perhaps, Eliot Warburton, C.H. Firth, C. L’Estrange-Ewen, Veronica Wedgewood, and Kathleen ... More


Increasing Presence:: With Some Notes on Categories and Methods

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book is about experimental poetry written by women in Britain between 1970 and 2010. It places women’s experimental poetry — a critically neglected, significant body of contemporary writing — ... More


Veronica Forrest-Thomson and Wendy Mulford:: Lyric Transformations

David Kennedy and Christine Kennedy

in Women's Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970-2010: Body, Time and Locale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319778
eISBN:
9781781381106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319778.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines what form of social being can be conveyed in poetry by focusing on women’s experimental poetry in Britain. More specifically, it analyses the lyric poems of Veronica ... More


Zainab Herawi: Finding Acclaim in the Conservative Islamic Culture of Afghanistan

Veronica Doubleday

in Women Singers in Global Contexts: Music, Biography, Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037245
eISBN:
9780252094361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037245.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter deals with the life and career of Zainab Herawi. She began her singing career as a child apprentice in the Herat region of Afghanistan in the 1940s, within the context of a class-based ... More


Transhuman Faces

Heather Webb

in Dante’s Persons: An Ethics of the Transhuman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198733485
eISBN:
9780191797941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733485.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

The final chapter turns to the celebration of transhuman persons in Paradiso, suggesting that the text creates a particular site of participatory action around the evocation of Christ’s face as it ... More


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