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Realist Ecstasy: Religion, Race, and Performance in American Literature

Lindsay V. Reckson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803323
eISBN:
9781479842452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803323.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Realist Ecstasy: Religion, Race, and Performance in American Literature recovers a series of ecstatic performances in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American realism. From camp meetings ... More


Conclusion

Susannah Crowder

in Performing women: Gender, self, and representation in late-medieval Metz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526106407
eISBN:
9781526141989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106407.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Although the Catherines and Claude slowly passed from memory, their performances and those of the women around them continued to represent their interests. The book concludes with an integrated ... More


Yoga: I Bow to the God Within You

Candy Gunther Brown

in The Healing Gods: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Christian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985784
eISBN:
9780199367801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985784.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter two takes yoga as a case study to develop the argument that CAM is religious despite its commodification. Although marketed as science, philosophy, secular exercise, nonsectarian ... More


Centuries of Youth: Remembering, Incorporation, and the Reclamation of History

in The Intestines of the State: Youth, Violence, and Belated Histories in the Cameroon Grassfields

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226026114
eISBN:
9780226026138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226026138.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter, which examines how the youth of Cameroon view their history of slavery, suggests that although the youth are the silent subject of slavery, centuries of trading in human beings remains ... More


Inspiring Solidarity

Ali Aslam

in Ordinary Democracy: Sovereignty and Citizenship Beyond the Neoliberal Impasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190601812
eISBN:
9780190601836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601812.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

This chapter reflects broadly on the concepts of sovereignty, democracy, and public philosophy animating Judith Butler’s recent writing, focusing on her reading of the 2011 protests to remove ... More


Technique or Language: An Analogical Impasse

Frédéric Pouillaude

in Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199314645
eISBN:
9780190649968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314645.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Dance, Philosophy of Music

This chapter takes an historical and textual detour to discuss Marcel Mauss’s (1934) paper “Techniques of the body” (reprinted in Mauss 2006). In doing so, the chapter addresses only the second and ... More


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