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Portable Modernisms: The Art of Travelling Light

Emily Ridge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419598
eISBN:
9781474434621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419598.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Luggage is an overlooked detail in the stock sketch of the expatriated modernist writer from the valise-fashioned desks of both James Joyce and Vladimir Nabokov to the lost manuscript-laden cases of ... More


Words Set Free

Nergis Ertürk

in Grammatology and Literary Modernity in Turkey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746682
eISBN:
9780199918775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746682.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter One begins by tracing the displacement of the classical Ottoman discursive network and the emergence of Ottoman Turkish as a “telecommunications technology” in the second half of the ... More


CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY AIR AND LAND 1

Malcolm Clarke

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the law on internal carriage and international carriage. Contracts to carry goods by rail or road within the UK are governed by common law. Carriage by air is governed by ... More


Talk like a Train

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0020
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Von Sternberg constructed what he called “a China built of papier-mache” to accommodate the fantasy. He filled it with a thousand Asians, all speaking Cantonese; few of the waiters and domestics ... More


CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA

Francis Rose

in English Private Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661770
eISBN:
9780191778612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661770.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the law of carriage by sea. It covers charterparties (types of charterparties, the regime under which the goods are carried, remedies for breach of the contract duties, and ... More


The Policies of Localism: Debates, Dilemmas, and Decisions in Local Television Regulation

Christopher Ali

in Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Chapters 2 through 5 house the case studies for the book. Each chapter is sub-divided by country to give the reader a detailed understanding of the dynamics at play. Chapter 2 assesses the structural ... More


Praising and Disparaging the Functional

Francesco Orlando

in Obsolete Objects in the Literary Imagination: Ruins, Relics, Rarities, Rubbish, Uninhabited Places, and Hidden Treasures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108088
eISBN:
9780300138214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108088.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter takes a look at how functional things are represented in literature, as compared to nonfunctional things—wherein the functional things are given praise over the nonfunctional. ... More


The Essential Contributions of the New Institutional Economics

in The Political Economy of Pipelines: A Century of Comparative Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226502106
eISBN:
9780226502120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502120.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter investigates transaction cost economics and includes a review of the restrictions on transacting imposed by requirements for common carriage and third-party access (TPA). It evaluates in ... More


Making Sense of Pipelines: The Lenses of the New Institutional Economics

in The Political Economy of Pipelines: A Century of Comparative Institutional Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226502106
eISBN:
9780226502120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502120.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter returns to the broader economic, regulatory, and political issues illustrated by pipelines and reviews what a century of pipeline problems reveals. Pipeline transport can be competitive ... More


The Regulatory Framework in Rail Transport Services

Sübidey Togan

in The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The chapter examines the regulatory framework in rail transport services. After discussing the basic characteristics of railway services, the chapter considers the international regulatory regime in ... More


Flaubert’s Foresight

William Olmsted

in The Censorship Effect: Baudelaire, Flaubert, and the Formation of French Modernism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190238636
eISBN:
9780190238650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238636.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter examines how Flaubert’s stylistic decisions anticipated censorship and shows the progress of his revisions from scenarios to printed texts. Flaubert challenged the limits of literary ... More


Battle for the Streets: Contesting Municipal Regimes

Anindita Ghosh

in Claiming the City: Protest, Crime, and Scandals in Colonial Calcutta, c. 1860-1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199464791
eISBN:
9780199086931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464791.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

A new conceptualization of the streets was a formative element in the creation not merely of colonial power but of a new sense of the public. A significant site for the articulation of what has ... More


Technological Losers and Political Resistance to Innovation

Mark Zachary Taylor

in The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190464127
eISBN:
9780190609252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464127.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

If solving market failures and setting up social networks are the keys to national success in S&T, then why do some countries perform these tasks so well, while others fail? This chapter describes ... More


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