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The Aesthetics of Japanese Fascism

Alan Tansman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520245051
eISBN:
9780520943490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This wide-ranging study of Japanese cultural expression reveals how a particular, often seemingly innocent aesthetic sensibility—present in novels, essays, popular songs, film, and political ... More


The Sociological Challenge

Nicholas Jardine

in The Scenes of Inquiry: On the Reality of Questions in the Sciences

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250395
eISBN:
9780191681288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250395.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter considers other strategies for the legitimation of methods and beliefs whose prevalence and effectiveness cast doubt on the primacy of calibration against precedents and standards as ... More


Why Conservation Is Failing and How It Can Regain Ground

Eric Freyfogle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110401
eISBN:
9780300133295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110401.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This book examines different aspects of land conservation. Using land in its broadest ecological sense, to include not just soils but wildlife, water, ecological processes, and humans, it approaches ... More


Fascinated Scientists and Empathizing Theologians

Daniel Gold

in Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236134
eISBN:
9780520929517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236134.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter implies that even old stalwarts of hard-minded Enlightenment-style and soft-hearted romantic-style scholarship on religion harbor ambivalent feelings toward the materials of their study. ... More


“Wherefore All This Wormy Circumstance?”

Janelle A. Schwartz

in Worm Work: Recasting Romanticism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673209
eISBN:
9781452947082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673209.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This concluding chapter offers a provocatively brief examination of John Keats’s Isabella; or, the Pot of Basil (1818/1820) and Charles Darwin’s The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action ... More


A World of Mannequins

Roberto Curti and Roberto Curti

in Blood and Black Lace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325932
eISBN:
9781800342538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325932.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks into Mario Bava's aesthetic sensibility and synthesis of the stylistic and thematic thread that underlies the film Blood and Black Lace (6 donne per l'assassino). It explains how ... More


The Nazi Confiscation of Wanda Landowska’s Musical Collection and Its Aftermath

Carla Shapreau

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the Nazis' confiscation of Wanda Landowska's musical collection and how it was partly recovered after the war. It recounts Landowska's career before the Germans invaded France ... More


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