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Introduction

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The first section poses general question about the aims and context of the study. The category of surrealism is held in this study to be more a productive analogy than implying a direct line of ... More


Do We Need Book Reviews?

Phillipa K. Chong

in Inside the Critics' Circle: Book Reviewing in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691167466
eISBN:
9780691186030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167466.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter reveals how critics grapple with the question of the ongoing relevance of book reviewing given perceived tensions between its artistic and journalistic commitments. It also examines how ... More


The Pentateuch as Scripture and the Challenge of Biblical Criticism: Responses among Modern Jewish Thinkers and Scholars

Baruch J. Schwartz

in Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740620
eISBN:
9780814724798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740620.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses how severe challenges to traditional Judaism emerged from the so-called “Higher” Criticism of the Pentateuch. Higher Criticism proceeds from the realization that the solution ... More


Wrestling with the Angel: A Modest Critical Credo

Morris Dickstein

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the author's thoughts about criticism. He says that the best vehicle for criticism is not the extended monograph or the hastily written review but the literary essay, personal, ... More


El día de la bestia (1995): comedy, subcultures, television

Peter Buse, Núria Triana Toribio, and Andy Willis

in The Cinema of Alex de la Iglesia

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071362
eISBN:
9781781700952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071362.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

El día de la bestia, released in 1995, was Álex de la Iglesia's second feature-length film, and marked the beginning of the director's association with the producer Andrés Vicente Gómez and his ... More


Timing

Mark Mcgurl

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the author's thoughts on literary criticism, speaking from his position as a member of a lost academic generation. He says that his entire career as a literary scholar has been ... More


Sari Kivistö, The Vices of Learning: Morality and Knowledge at Early Modern Universities (Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2014), viii+304 pp. ISBN: 9789004264120

Arnoud Visser

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 1

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198779919
eISBN:
9780191825927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779919.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the works of academic historian Sari Kivistö, an expert in charting the moral discourse about scholarly vices in late Baroque and early Enlightenment Europe. Kivistö ... More


‘Between us’: Letters and Poems of Stevenson and Bishop

Jonathan Ellis

in Voyages over Voices: Critical Essays on Anne Stevenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314841
eISBN:
9781846316272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316272.004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the topics covered when poets Anne Stevenson and Elizabeth Bishop started corresponding with each other in 1963. The letters sent between the two authors depict their common ... More


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