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Strands and Embedding: Henry IV and Godfrey of Bouillon

Alastair Matthews

in The Kaiserchronik: A Medieval Narrative

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656998
eISBN:
9780191742187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656998.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines the episode about Henry IV in the Kaiserchronik, which contains a substantial embedded narrative about Godfrey of Bouillon. Drawing on Eberhard Lämmert's concept of narrative ... More


Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Alexander Gelley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In transposing the Freudian dream work from the individual subject to the collective, Walter Benjamin projected a “macroscosmic journey” of the individual sleeper to “the dreaming collective, which, ... More


A note on the role of platelets in migraine: a personal view

Richard C. Peatfield

in Migraine: A Spectrum of Ideas

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192618108
eISBN:
9780191724305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192618108.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter presents a personal view on the role of platelets in migraine. The chapter states a belief that much of the pathogenesis of each feature of migraine must relate to feedback loops. There ... More


Walter Benjamin Reproducing the Scent of the Messianic

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores how Walter Benjamin sought to mediate the duality of German and Jew in his writings. It focuses on two primary “names” by which he analyzed modernity, aura and mimesis, and how ... More


Marketing Culture

Susan L. Mizruchi

in The Rise of Multicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865-1915

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832509
eISBN:
9781469605678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887967_mizruchi.9
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the time during the late nineteenth century, when, for the first time, advertisements, literature, and images from photographic to painterly were packaged together as mutually ... More


Beyond Meaning: Beauty is the Aura of Contemplation

in Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748889
eISBN:
9780804779401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748889.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In his judgments at poetry contests, Shunzei was evidently concerned with the power of poetic language to evoke or provoke a state of mind similar to the contemplation of ultimate reality in Zen ... More


Benjamin; or, The Ambivalence of Secularization

Peter E. Gordon

in Migrants in the Profane: Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300250763
eISBN:
9780300255591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250763.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Examines the concept of secularization in the writings of Walter Benjamin, with a special emphasis on the unresolved ambivalence that surrounds his treatment of this idea.


Benjamin on Atget: Empty Streets and the Fading of Aura

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Benjamin’s discussion of Eugène Atget within “Little History of Photography” (1931) touches on some of the major issues not only of the essay itself but of all his subsequent work, notably, the ... More


Xue Shaohui and the Min Writing-Women Culture

Nanxiu Qian

in Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the Min writing-women culture from Xue’s perspective, based on Xue’s reading of the literature and art of Min women, along with some major critical works on their poetic ... More


Temperate Media: Ephemera and Performance in the Making of Mass Culture

Susan Zieger

in The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279821
eISBN:
9780823281589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279821.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter one identifies the temperance movement as a significant and neglected origin of mass printing and distribution, mass rallies and festivities, and the dynamic relation between them. Traveling ... More


Financing the Aura: Distance and the Construction of Scientific Authority

in Galileo's Instruments of Credit: Telescopes, Images, Secrecy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226045610
eISBN:
9780226045634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226045634.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Few scientists have been enshrouded by an aura of greatness, genius, and perhaps even sacredness. This chapter takes the effects of the aura very seriously and looks at its genealogy from a ... More


TV St. Claire

Maria José A. de Abreu

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a meditation on the efforts of Brazil's Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR) to replenish modern technological airspace. In order to understand the CCR's embodied techniques for ... More


Blaise Pascal, Henry Darger, and the Book in Hand

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/9780823263516.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 3 examines the limit-case of what might be called écriture trouvé: found writing that has fallen into the hands and under the critical gaze of (unintended) readers. “Touch” and “tact” in the ... More


Mutual Affection-Images and Daydreaming Consumers

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Disney's full-length features to illustrate how Disney develops mutual affection-images as interfaces for the mode of animistic mimesis. It is in these mutual affection-images ... More


Icon, Iconoclasm, Presence

John Frow

in On Interpretive Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226613956
eISBN:
9780226614144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614144.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter Three explores the entanglement of two institutionally grounded regimes that endow a work of art with a particular ontological status, affective force, and modality of judgment: the aesthetic ... More


Neurodynamics and Phenomenology in Mutual Enlightenment: The Example of the Epileptic Aura

Michel Le Van Quyen

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on a main outstanding problem faced by the cognitive sciences—understanding how ongoing conscious experience is related to its biological and physical roots. Providing an ... More


Vocalizing the Posthuman

Philip Brophy

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines voice in relation to music by citing a wide range of examples showing the removal of the traces of what make human voices “human.” Among them are Daniel Steven Crafts’s Soap ... More


Beyond the Cult of the Replicant: Museums and Historical Digital Objects—Traditional Concerns, New Discourses

Fiona Cameron

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the poetics and politics of the “digital” historical object, and offers a different interpretation of the relationship between virtual and material objects and more abstract ... More


Life in the Desert

Paul G. Hackett

in Theos Bernard, the White Lama: Tibet, Yoga, and American Religious Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158879
eISBN:
9780231530378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158879.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter describes Theos Casimir Bernard's early life and education in Arizona. Bernard was born in Pasadena, California, on December 10, 1908, to Glen Agassiz Bernard and Aura Georgina Crable. ... More


Dialectic of Darkness: The Magical Foundations of Critical Theory

Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm

in The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

“Dialectic of Darkness: The Magical Foundations of Critical Theory,” focuses on the German neo-pagan poet and philosopher Ludwig Klages, who formulated much of the terminology and critique of ... More


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