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Science Fiction and the Cult of Ed Wood: Glen or Glenda?, Bride of the Monster, and Plan 9 from Outer Space

Rodney F. Hill

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes Edward D. Wood, Jr.'s Bride of the Monster (aka, Bride of the Atom, 1955), Plan 9 from Outer Space (1956, released 1959), and Glen or Glenda? (1953). While known primarily for ... More


The Eclectic Roots of Prophecy Fiction

Crawford Gribben

in Writing the Rapture: Prophecy Fiction in Evangelical America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326604
eISBN:
9780199870257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326604.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a historicized survey of the eclectic roots of evangelical prophecy fiction. While fictional narratives have become the public face of evangelical faith, this chapter ... More


Cecil Sharp: An Appreciation

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0059
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is now nearly 50 years since Cecil Sharp startled England with Folk Songs from Somerset. Such a wealth of beauty as this volume, containing, to mention only a few, “High Germany,” “The False ... More


Christ Speaking Himself:: The Logophatic Discourse of Paul The Logophatic Discourse of Paul and the Bride

Martin Laird

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199267996
eISBN:
9780191601576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267995.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Discusses an over-looked dimension of Gregory’s apophaticism. By virtue of apophatic union with the Word, the soul, while remaining unknowing, paradoxically takes on the qualities of the Word. The ... More


Jerusalem: Her Character and Context

Susanne M. Sklar

in Blake's Jerusalem As Visionary Theatre: Entering the Divine Body

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603145
eISBN:
9780191731594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603145.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Jerusalem's character is informed by many biblical figures – especially the harlot, the bride, and the Woman clothed with the Sun in the Book of Revelation. In his heroine, Blake challenges notions ... More


Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea

Caren Freeman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449581
eISBN:
9780801462818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449581.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the years leading up to and directly following rapprochement with China in 1992, the South Korean government looked to ethnic Korean (Chosŏnjok) brides and laborers from northeastern China to ... More


Postlude

Markus Rathey

in Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book has explored Johann Sebastian Bach’s major vocal works, with particular emphasis on their place in the liturgy, the theologies of love and divine presence, and the musical techniques ... More


The Moral(s) of the Story: Early Versions of ‘blaubart’

Mererid Puw Davies

in The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242757
eISBN:
9780191697180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242757.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at early German translations of Perrault's conte, and at the familiar, classic versions by the Grimms (1812) and Ludwig Bechstein (1845), all of which seek to cover over the ... More


Births of the Tragic

Joshua Billings

in Genealogy of the Tragic: Greek Tragedy and German Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159232
eISBN:
9781400852505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159232.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This concluding chapter argues that although the close connections that gave life to tragedy were severed as the major thinkers drifted apart and turned to other concerns by 1807, in an important ... More


The Reformation of Convents

Lyndal Roper

in The Holy Household: Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202806
eISBN:
9780191675522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202806.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the changes in convents during the Reformation. Female religious life was understood before through a metaphor: the nun was the bride of Christ. The nuns' living conditions, ... More


Grant and Hepburn

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Hawks’ working relationship with Carey Grant and Katharine Hepburn. He talks about his penchant for making the woman character the dominant figure in romantic relationships on ... More


Entangling Alliances: Foreign War Brides and American Soldiers in the Twentieth Century

Susan Zeiger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797174
eISBN:
9780814797488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797174.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout the twentieth century, American male soldiers returned home from wars with foreign-born wives in tow, often from allied, but at times from enemy, nations, resulting in a new, official ... More


The Social Consequences of Demographic Change in China

Delia Davin

in China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265673
eISBN:
9780191771903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

China, like India, has experienced rapid demographic change in recent decades. Combined with the dramatic economic growth which started with the introduction of market-orientated economic reforms ... More


Chosŏnjok Maidens and Farmer Bachelors

Caren Freeman

in Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449581
eISBN:
9780801462818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449581.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the government-endorsed marriage tours for South Korean rural bachelors as a form of rural “family welfare” that relies on the imported labor of coethnic women to achieve two ... More


Brides and Brokers under Suspicion

Caren Freeman

in Making and Faking Kinship: Marriage and Labor Migration between China and South Korea

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449581
eISBN:
9780801462818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449581.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter sketches the evolution of Chosŏnjok–Korean marriages from a government-endorsed social program to a profit-making enterprise run by licensed matchmakers and unlicensed marriage brokers. ... More


Hollywood Hosts a Wedding

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how Hollywood has portrayed weddings in film, first listing the four main elements of a wedding film, namely romance, star power, fashion, and the attitude of the filmmaker toward ... More


Male and Female: Diachronic Exchanges

Raphael A. Cadenhead

in Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 8 highlights a new development in Gregory’s thinking: his immersion in the Song of Songs, with its descriptions of the virgin bride longing for her bridegroom, which allows him to view the ... More


Grooming a Daughter for Marriage: Brides and Wives in the Mid-Qing Period

Susan Mann

in Chinese Femininities/Chinese Masculinities: A Reader

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211032
eISBN:
9780520935303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211032.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses concepts of marriage, brides, and wives in the Mid-Qing period. Marriage was the ladder of success for women in late imperial China. But a lavish dowry often became a burden: ... More


An Historical Homeric Society?

Anthony Snodgrass

in Archaeology and the Emergence of Greece

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623334
eISBN:
9780748653577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623334.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Supporters of a unified and historical Homeric society have to face (as their opponents do not) the immediately ensuing question: so when did such a society exist in Greece? Some writers have joined ... More


From Sober to Salacious: Women’s Biography as Spectacle

Marilyn Booth

in May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Since the late nineteenth century, readers and listeners in Egypt had enjoyed many satirical-colloquial periodicals, and some had featured caricatures of politicians. But the illustrated weekly of ... More


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