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Acoustics in the Thackeray Theater

David Kurnick

in Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151519
eISBN:
9781400840090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151519.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the tonal shifts of the narrative voice in Vanity Fair as encoding a yearning for public scenes of performance. Moving between public speechifying and chastened intimate ... More


Introduction

James Gracey

in Devil’s Advocates: The Company Of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on The Company of Wolves, as a dark fantasy film about the horrors of the adult world and of adult sexuality glimpsed through the dreams of an adolescent girl. It analyses how ... More


Once Upon a Time

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces Neil Jordan, who was born in Rosses Point, County Sligo on 25 February 1950, and studied English and History at University College Dublin. It talks about Jordan's first book, ... More


Telling Tales

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the fairy tales, folklore, and the art of oral storytelling that are all woven into the very fabric of Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves. It outlines The Company of Wolves's ... More


Red Hoods, Dark Woods

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter talks about the tale of Little Red Riding Hood as one of the most enduring and provocative of all the fairy tales ever told. It discusses the plight of the red-hooded girl who encounters ... More


Seeing Red

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks into the heart of Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves as a story of sexual awakening, literal and figurative formation, and the empowerment of women. It discusses how The Company ... More


The Big Bad Wolf

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the stories and myths regarding humans turning into wolves that have fascinated and terrified people for millennia and continue to speak of an elementary aspect of the ... More


‘A She-Wolf Came…’

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explains how werewolves have traditionally been a masculinised beast associated with cultural concepts of masculinity. It explores Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves as an atypical ... More


Happily Ever After…

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves as a pivotal film that secured much wider distribution than a lot of other British films at the time. It recounts how The Company of Wolves ... More


Conclusion: Working-Class Community Action

Stephen Schryer

in Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Conclusion sums up ongoing anxieties about lower-class cultural difference in the wake of Donald Trump’s electoral victory, exploring the notion that the rural white working class inhabits an ... More


False and Embellished Holocaust Testimony

Sue Vice

in Textual Deceptions: False Memoirs and Literary Hoaxes in the Contemporary Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748675555
eISBN:
9781474406345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675555.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies false and embellished Holocaust testimonies. In Binjamin Wilkomirski's Fragments and Bernard Holstein's Stolen Soul, the authors appear to be genuinely delusional about their ... More


Female werewolf as monstrous other in Honoré Beaugrand’s ‘The Werewolves’

Shannon Scott

in She-wolf: A cultural history of female werewolves

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719089343
eISBN:
9781781708743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089343.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

By the nineteenth century, after wolves had been hunted to extinction in the northeast, and American Indian tribes were being forcibly removed from their land, authors such as Lydia Child, James ... More


Distant Others

Sean Carter and Klaus Dodds

in International Politics and Film: Space, Vision, Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169714
eISBN:
9780231850599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169714.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the idea of the “distant other”, a term which refers to Middle Eastern, Asian, and North African societies that originates from the notion of Orientalism proposed by literary ... More


Animals, before Me, with Whom I Live, by Whom I Am Addressed:: Writing after Derrida

Glen A. Mazis

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this essay, Glen A. Mazis descends deeply into Jacques Derrida's The Animal That Therefore I Am and The Beast and the Sovereign, writing after Derrida but also with and beyond Derrida. In this ... More


Underscoring Ancestry: Music for Native America in Film

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the music of native America in motion pictures. It analyzes how music subverts the standard stereotypes of Native Americans as depicted on-screen through actions and words and ... More


“After Cease to Exist”: England 1981–1985

S. Alexander Reed

in Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199832583
eISBN:
9780190268305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199832583.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter first describes the music of the band Chris & Cosey, which emerged from the breakup of Throbbing Gristle on June 23, 1981. It then turns to the industrial acts that made London their ... More


Jack Donovan and Male Tribalism

Matthew N. Lyons

in Key Thinkers of the Radical Right: Behind the New Threat to Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190877583
eISBN:
9780190926793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877583.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses the life and work of Jack Donovan, one of the American Right’s most innovative and influential new thinkers. He was an adherent of the Alt Right for years, yet unlike most ... More


Over the Taurus to Melitene: (Maps 7, 11, and Fig. A1)

Timothy Bruce Mitford

in Discovering Rome's Eastern Frontier: On Foot Through a Vanished World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192843425
eISBN:
9780191926051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843425.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology, Archaeology of the Near East

Geography of the Taurus. Description of Severus’ bridge over the Cendere Su, and of the course of the Roman road, with long sections of surviving roadbed, climbing over trackless mountains to the ... More


Over the Pontic Mountains to Maçka: (Maps 22, 23, and Fig. A2)

Timothy Bruce Mitford

in Discovering Rome's Eastern Frontier: On Foot Through a Vanished World

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780192843425
eISBN:
9780191926051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843425.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology, Archaeology of the Near East

Description of the northbound route taken by the frontier road in summer, joining the route taken by Xenophon, and by the crowded caravan route from Persia and Erzerum. Climbing from the Baghdad ... More


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