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Aesthetics of Distinctive Characteristics and Ambience

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter analyzes a familiar aesthetic experience in our everyday life: appreciation of the distinctive characteristics of objects, environments, and temporal contexts. It ranges from the ... More


Everyday Aesthetic Qualities and Transience

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

We normally react to manifestations of aging and different degrees of cleanliness and organization by cleaning, organizing, restoring, or discarding. These familiar reactions are rather complex, ... More


The Seductions of the Aesthetic

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

in The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: Writing, Culture, and Subjectivity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184997
eISBN:
9780191674426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184997.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter turns to ‘The Secret Sharer’ and studies the story through its relation to ‘Under Western Eyes’. It argues that the same isomorphic paradigm overruns the boundaries of the text: both the ... More


Flashback: Collapse and Victory of the Enlightenment

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the slogan of aestheticization referred not only to external appearance but also to the appreciation of beauty, love, nature, art, literature, and beautiful forms within ... More


Conclusion: A Nice Place to Visit

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the separation of spheres and the elaborate etiquette of refinement that seemed prudish rather than prudent to many well-to-do Americans in the early twentieth century. The ... More


Variants and Facets of the Literary Erection

Marc Nichanian, G. M. Goshgarian, and Jeff Fort

in Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255245
eISBN:
9780823260928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255245.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the generation of Armenian writers gathered in Constantinople around the journal Mehyan in 1914. It shows how the national idea is reflected in the pages of the journal, ... More


Anti-Communist Politics and the Limits of Representation

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a discussion of the “crisis of representation” at the root of Cold War anti-Communism. It concentrates on the instances when the American anti-Communist discourse of the 1950s ... More


Aesthetic Belonging: The Latinization and Renewal of Union City, New Jersey

Johana Londoño

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes the politics of aestheticizing urban places, focusing on a working-class suburban barrio outside New York City. During the past two decades Union City has been gradually ... More


The Aestheticization of Everyday Life: Inventing the Modern Memory of Edo

Jason G. Karlin

in Gender and Nation in Meiji Japan: Modernity, Loss, and the Doing of History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838263
eISBN:
9780824871451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838263.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the revival of a particular past centered on the tastes of the Edo period was expressed through the aestheticization of the culture of everyday life. It first considers how ... More


Popularizations, or Projectio

Theodore Ziolkowski

in The Alchemist in Literature: From Dante to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746836
eISBN:
9780191809187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746836.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Mythology and Folklore

World War II led to a wave of historical fictions by authors featuring alchemists, such as Marguerite Yourcenar’s Bildungsroman The Abyss and Paolo Coelho’s fantasy The Alchemist. Other novels ... More


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