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Introduction: In the Same Breath − From the Black Box to the White Cube and Beyond

Sozita Goudouna

in Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This section introduces a critical framework that discusses the interplay and interconnectedness of media and the dynamic tension between theatricality and the visual arts in the spectrum of ... More


Framing Pictures: Film and the Visual Arts

Steven Jacobs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640171
eISBN:
9780748670901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640171.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Through the feature films and documentaries of directors including Emmer, Erice, Godard, Hitchcock, Pasolini, Resnais, Rossellini and Storck, Jacobs examines the way films ‘animate’ artworks by means ... More


The Celebration of Waiting: Moments in the History of Modern Irish Poetry and the Visual Arts

Neil Corcoran

in Poetry & Responsibility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380352
eISBN:
9781781387245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380352.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Arguing that Yeats's very strong interest in the visual arts almost of itself programmed such an interest in a succeeding generation of Irish poets, this chapter demonstrates the relationship – in ... More


'Black but Human': Slavery and Visual Arts in Hapsburg Spain, 1480-1700

Carmen Fracchia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198767978
eISBN:
9780191821820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767978.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The African presence in imperial Spain, of between 10-15 per cent of the population, was due to the institutionalization of the transatlantic slave trade that brought between seven- to eight hundred ... More


Visual Culture and Slavery

Carmen Fracchia

in 'Black but Human': Slavery and Visual Arts in Hapsburg Spain, 1480-1700

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198767978
eISBN:
9780191821820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767978.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

I discuss the semiotic control imposed on the production of religious depictions after the Council of Trent (1563), achieved by the decree on sacred images and the monitoring of art production by a ... More


Istwa Across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Toni Pressley-Sanon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813054407
eISBN:
9780813053141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054407.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Istwa across the Water draws on the historian and poet Kamau Brathwaite’s concept of tidalectics as cultural exchange that is patterned after the back and forth movement of the ocean’s waves, to ... More


Wounding realities and ‘painful excitements’: real sympathy, the imitation of suffering and the visual arts after Burke’s sublime

Aris Sarafianos

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter shows the vital role of injury and suffering in redefining art practices and aesthetic experience from the 1750s onwards. It investigates the role of Burke’s sublime in the introduction ... More


Post-Black Art and the Resurrection of African American Satire

Derek Conrad Murray

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/9781617039973.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter undertakes a critical survey of a number of the most prominent African American visual artists whose satirical work engages with the “Post-Black” designation coined by Thelma Golden and ... More


Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Julie Vandivere and Megan Hicks (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries seeks to contextualize Virginia Woolf’s writing alongside the work of other women writers during the first decades of the twentieth-century.  This volume ... More


The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Tomas Macsotay, Cornelis van der Haven, and Karel Vanhaesebrouck (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book offers a cross-disciplinary approach to pain and suffering in the early modern period, based on research in the fields of literary studies, art history, theatre studies, cultural history ... More


Encountering Eve's Afterlives: A New Reception Critical Approach to Genesis 2-4

Holly Morse

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198842576
eISBN:
9780191878527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842576.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Encountering Eve’s Afterlives: A New Reception Critical Approach to Genesis 2-4 aims to destabilise the persistently pessimistic framing of Eve as a highly negative symbol of femininity within ... More


Theatrical torture versus dramatic cruelty: subjection through representation or praxis1

Frans-Willem Korsten

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The distinction between the theatrical and the dramatic is pivotal for different modes of subjection in the early modern era. Institutionally speaking, society was organized ideologically, ... More


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