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Coleridge's Later Poetry

Morton D. Paley

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186854
eISBN:
9780191674570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186854.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The poems that Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote after his golden period are seldom studied or anthologised. Yet among the poems written after his most famous works are of quality and interest, ... More


Cameron’s Documentaries

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers James Cameron's two sea documentaries — Ghosts of the Abyss (2003) and Aliens of the Deep (2005) — which provide ‘real world’ repercussions to his fantasy dramas. In the ... More


Bad Girls: Criminality

Lucille Cairns

in Sapphism on Screen: Lesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621651
eISBN:
9780748651108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621651.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines instances in French and francophone films where lesbian desire is laminated to – and, in most cases, assimilated with – one or more of the categories that all coalesce under the ... More


The End of Painting: From White Suprematism to “Blank Canvas”

Aleksandra Shatskikh

in Black Square: Malevich and the Origin of Suprematism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300140897
eISBN:
9780300162295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140897.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the transition of Kazimir Malevich's paintings from Suprematism to “blank canvass,” It discusses the gradual transformation of Malevich's attitude toward color as Suprematism's ... More


Diasporic or Creole Aurality? Aesthetics and Politics across the Abyss

Jérôme Camal

in Creolized Aurality: Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226631639
eISBN:
9780226631806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631806.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

By listening to musical encounters spanning the black Atlantic, from Paris to Guadeloupe to New York City, this chapter proposes that jazz and gwoka have–at different times and in different ... More


The Abyss (1989)

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers James Cameron's The Abyss (1989). The Abyss takes the tradition of narratives of the sea, and uses it as a setting for a drama that expresses the increasing human dependence on ... More


Framing the Abyss – The Deconstruction of the Sublime

Stephen Zepke

in Sublime Art: Towards an Aesthetics of the Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748669998
eISBN:
9781474438636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669998.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Both Derrida and Deleuze develop transcendental philosophy in the direction of difference, and both use the sublime to dissolve the bridge it supposedly forms between the sensible and supersensible, ... More


Situating the Self in the Abyss

An Yountae

in The Decolonial Abyss: Mysticism and Cosmopolitics from the Ruins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273072
eISBN:
9780823273126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273072.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter sets the stage for a general overview of the key themes, questions, and the methodological framework of the book. It begins with the questions that Martinican thinkers Frantz Fanon and ... More


Abyss, Volcano, and the Frozen Swirl of Words: The Difficult and the Holy in Agnon, Bialik, and Scholem

Adam Zachary Newton

in To Make the Hands Impure: Art, Ethical Adventure, the Difficult and the Holy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263516
eISBN:
9780823266470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263516.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 7 corresponds itself to the third major part of the book, “Languages.” Its title, “Abyss, Volcano, and the Frozen Swirl of Words” incorporates metaphors drawn from essays by Gershom Scholem ... More


Introduction: The Swerve of the Flesh

Emmanuel Falque

in The Wedding Feast of the Lamb: Eros, the Body, and the Eucharist

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823270408
eISBN:
9780823270446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270408.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. It talks about descending, philosophically, into the abyss to discover there the Chaos of our existence as well as its ... More


Schelling and the Metaphysics of Evil

Gavin Rae

in Evil in the Western Philosophical Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474445320
eISBN:
9781474465205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445320.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines Schelling’s 1809 essay Philosophical Investigations into the Essence of Human Freedom to argue that it contains one of the most sophisticated challenges to Kant’s theory. ... More


When Above

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

In the map of maps, naming is the dematerialized point into which all power is condensed, the primordial means for knowing our way about. And for that reason this chapter focuses on Enuma elish, a ... More


Fragments: 1960s

Sharon Mirchandani

in Marga Richter

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037313
eISBN:
9780252094491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037313.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Marga Richter's shorter, more fragmented works that had little or no development and were not as expansive as her earlier (and later) pieces. Unlike other U.S. composers in ... More


Mission Impossible

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

From the beginning of this book the author has pursued the question of what it means to be human, more exactly what it means to live in the oikumene. In search of an answer he has relied on methods ... More


Uruk

in Abysmal: A Critique of Cartographic Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226629308
eISBN:
9780226629322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226629322.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The oldest masterpiece of world literature, the epic poem of Gilgamesh, is an outstanding study of power, fame, friendship, and the fear of death; a remarkable attempt to determine what it means to ... More


Sirènes

Julian Johnson

in After Debussy: Music, Language, and the Margins of Philosophy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190066826
eISBN:
9780190066857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066826.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, History, Western

Debussy’s Sirènes is the starting point for a discussion of the wordless voice in music from Debussy through to Saariaho. How should we interpret the idea of the siren voice? As a misogynistic voice ... More


The Romance of Roman Error: Encountering Antiquity in Hawthorne’s

Catharine Edwards

in Roman Error: Classical Reception and the Problem of Rome's Flaws

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198803034
eISBN:
9780191841774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803034.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Marble Faun molded many visitors’ responses to Rome as a place and inflected their relationships to the Rome of antiquity, seen as inextricably enmeshed with the Rome of ... More


Messiaen and Ernest Hello: Abyss, Alleluia, and Amen (Visions de l’Amen)

Richard D. E Burton and Roger Nichols

in Olivier Messiaen: Texts, Contexts, and Intertexts (1937–1948)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190277949
eISBN:
9780190277963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277949.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Burton places Visions de l’Amen in the context of Catholic writers, not only of Ernest Hello himself, but also of men such as Ernest Renan, Henri Lacordaire, Paul Claudel, Charles Péguy, and, ... More


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