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Time, Place, and Space: Constantine the Great

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/9780199656998.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter investigates how the temporal and spatial world of the narrative is configured in the episode about Constantine the Great in the Kaiserchronik. The chapter describes how medieval texts ... More


The Bakhtinian Theory of Chronotope (Time–Space Frame) Applied to the Organizing Process

Philippe Lorino and Benoît Tricard

in Constructing Identity in and around Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640997
eISBN:
9780191738388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640997.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Adopting a process view of organizations (Tsoukas and Chia, 2002), what kind of process is the organizing process? This chapter begins by arguing that the organizing process is an inherently ... More


Youth/Death: Schreiner and Conrad in the Contact Zone

Jed Esty

in Unseasonable Youth: Modernism, Colonialism, and the Fiction of Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199857968
eISBN:
9780199919581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857968.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 3 reexamines Schreiner's African Farm and Conrad's Lord Jim as texts of the global/colonial frontier whose stunted protagonists point to an uneasy grafting of world-historical knowledge into ... More


A Remnant Poetics: Excavating the Chronotope of the Kurgan

Michael Kunichika

in Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter theorizes formal persistence as an aporia, a predicament, and the reality of (late) Romantic lyric. Focusing on the history of the image of the kurgan, Kunichika shows that it enters ... More


That Which Will Not Perish into Art: The Chronotope of the Photograph

Andrew D. Miller

in Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis: Lyrical Representations of Photographs from the 19th Century to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381908
eISBN:
9781781382356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381908.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The chapter addresses the primary aspects of the ekphrasis of photographs. Using Mikhail Bahktin’s theory of the chronotope of the novel, the chapter defines what it terms “the chronotope of the ... More


Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen

Shawn Malley

in Excavating the Future: Archaeology and Geopolitics in Contemporary North American Science Fiction Film and Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941190
eISBN:
9781789629088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941190.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the representation of archaeology in the action/adventure cinematics of Michael Bay's Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen (2007), a film predicated on hidden relics ... More


Buddhists, Shamans, and Soviets: Rituals of History in Post-Soviet Buryatia

Justine Buck Quijada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190916794
eISBN:
9780190916824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916794.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

History in the Soviet Union was a political project. From the Soviet perspective, Buryats, an indigenous Siberian ethnic group, were a “backward” nationality that was carried along on the inexorable ... More


Moving in Four Dimensions

Harriet E. H. Earle

in Comics, Trauma, and the New Art of War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812469
eISBN:
9781496812506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812469.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter five opens a dialogue between the Bakhtinian concept of the chronotope and the creative process of comics. Although comics certainly fit into the complex definition that Bakhtin offers for ... More


Chronotopes of Hell

Rachel Falconer

in Hell in Contemporary Literature: Western Descent Narratives since 1945

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617630
eISBN:
9780748651733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617630.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents a more formalist approach to Hell, showing that however Hell is defined or whatever people think being in Hell means, the ideas are influenced by the conventions and dynamics of ... More


Journeys on Screen: Theory, Ethics, Aesthetics

Louis Bayman and Natália Pinazza (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474421836
eISBN:
9781474460118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421836.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection seeks to position the journey as a persistent presence across cinema, and fundamental to its position within modernity. It addresses the innovative appeal of journey narratives from ... More


Modernism: The Rise of Countermourning

Sanja Bahun

in Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977956
eISBN:
9780199333349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977956.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, World Literature

Drawing on insights from multiple disciplines, the chapter identifies the discursive prominence of melancholia in a wide range of public settings between 1850 and 1950, and the self-conscious ... More


“Schloßgeschichten Werden Erzählt?”: Franz Kafka and the Empty Depth of Modernity

Sanja Bahun

in Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977956
eISBN:
9780199333349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977956.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reassessment of Franz Kafka’s 1922 novel The Castle. The novel, Kafka’s “countermonument,” is interpreted in the context of the modernist revaluation of home as absence, the ... More


John Marchmont’s Legacy and the Topologies of Dispossession

Saverio Tomaiuolo

in In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines John Marchmont’s Legacy, where Braddon contrasts Marchmont Towers with railways and trains, and looks at how she connects both images with the theme of ‘dispossession’ that can ... More


Epilogue

Justine Buck Quijada

in Buddhists, Shamans, and Soviets: Rituals of History in Post-Soviet Buryatia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190916794
eISBN:
9780190916824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916794.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

The epilogue re-caps the arguments presented in the previous chapters, and revisits Bakhtin’s idea of the chronotope as an analytic terminology for an anthropology of history. The epilogue argues ... More


Narrating Transition

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines different genres of converts’ life narratives to illustrate the contrasting ways in which Muslim, Jewish, and Protestant converts to Catholicism articulated the process of ... More


Chronotopes of a Dystopic Nation: The Birth of “Dependency” in Late Porfirian Mexico

Claudio Lomnitz

in Clio/Anthropos: Exploring the Boundaries between History and Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760201
eISBN:
9780804772402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760201.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter discusses the Bakthin concept of the “chronotope” to show how the spatiotemporal frameworks were used as tools to write narratives aimed at creating a “historical consciousness” of ... More


Creole versus Bossale Renegade: “Turfism” in the Black Diaspora of the Americas

Bénédicte Boisseron

in Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the bossale roots of the Creole renegade, using the Middle Passage as a symbolic background to address the question of individualism in Black diasporic literature. The slave ... More


Introduction

Andrew Clay MCGraw

in Radical Traditions: Reimagining Culture in Balinese Contemporary Music

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941407
eISBN:
9780199345908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941407.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the core questions of the text: how are culture and change thought in Bali? The themes of the subsequent chapters are introduced and linked. Prior theorizations of Balinese ... More


Lisbon Rappers and the Labor of Location

Derek Pardue

in Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the relationship of the microstructures of Kriolu phonemes and morphemes to Kriolu rap's narrative themes of discontented diaspora and unfulfilled membership. After providing a ... More


“Time Thickens, Takes on Flesh”: Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Law

Mariana Valverde

in The Expanding Spaces of Law: A Timely Legal Geography

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787185
eISBN:
9780804791878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787185.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Legal geography has flourished in recent years, to the benefit of legal studies. This chapter considers whether space has been overemphasized to the detriment of analyses of temporality and the way ... More


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