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Culture, Identity, and Story: A Framework for the Study of Lives

Phillip L. Hammack

in Narrative and the Politics of Identity: The Cultural Psychology of Israeli and Palestinian Youth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394467
eISBN:
9780199863488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394467.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore the central question of the relationship between master narratives—interpretations of historical events and collective ... More


The Social Course of Epilepsy: Chronic Illness as Social Experience in Interior China

Arthur Kleinman

in Writing at the Margin: Discourse Between Anthropology and Medicine

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520209657
eISBN:
9780520919471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520209657.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses epilepsy and chronic illness as social experience in interior China, first addressing the fact that epilepsy is a relatively new focus for research in international health. It ... More


Experience

Patrick Hayes

in Philip Roth: Fiction and Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199689125
eISBN:
9780191795305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689125.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In Against Interpretation (1966), Susan Sontag argued that art should be valued less for the kinds of knowledge it might create, than for the kinds of experience it makes possible. Roth was ... More


Religious Self-Determination for American Muslims

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im

in What Is an American Muslim?: Embracing Faith and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199895694
eISBN:
9780199350742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895694.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the issue of religious self-determination for American Muslims who want to embrace their American citizenship. It suggests that American Muslims should explore strategies to ... More


Active Audiences and the Constitution of Film Experience

Lakshmi Srinivas

in House Full: Indian Cinema and the Active Audience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226361420
eISBN:
9780226361734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361734.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 6 investigates intersubjectivity of ‘film experience’ in cinema halls with audiences who are interactive, talkative, and participatory. The chapter explores the ways in which audience ... More


House Full: Indian Cinema and the Active Audience

Lakshmi Srinivas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226361420
eISBN:
9780226361734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361734.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Popular Indian cinema provides entertainment for people from all walks of life but equally importantly, cinema provides collective experience and a common referent in a country of mind-boggling ... More


Conclusion

Lakshmi Srinivas

in House Full: Indian Cinema and the Active Audience

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226361420
eISBN:
9780226361734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361734.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In-depth ethnography of cinema in India underscores the question: ‘can the nature of audiences and publics be predicted from the nature of the medium’? Chapter 8 calls for a societal perspective on ... More


Angelopoulos and Collective Narrative

Fredric Jameson and Stathis Kouvelakis

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role of collective narrative in Theo Angelopoulos' films from the 1970s. It begins with the premise that ‘our failure to grant Theo Angelopoulos the position he deserves in ... More


Agnès Varda: A Woman Within History

Delphine Bénézet

in The Cinema of Agnès Varda: Resistance and Eclecticism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169752
eISBN:
9780231850612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169752.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines a sample of selected films of Agnès Varda and argues that her cinematographic practice has always engaged with the corporeal, and that as a consequence it constitutes a decisive ... More


Shared Memory

Joshua Berrett

in Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103847
eISBN:
9780300127478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103847.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the memory that the cultures surrounding jazz music creates. Though these two kings of jazz, Paul Whiteman and Louis Armstrong, were sovereign in their respective kingdoms, ... More


The Structure of Japanese Buddhist Homa

Musashi Tachikawa (ed.)

in Homa Variations: The Study of Ritual Change across the Longue Durée

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199351572
eISBN:
9780199351602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351572.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is based on the dualism of sacred and profane as explicated by Mircea Eliade. The ritual sequence of homa in Japan moves from the profane to the sacred, a transition made more complex by ... More


The Flourishing of Structural Postmodernism (1945–65)

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

The superior power, status, and affluence of the United States led many to conclude that progress had indeed shown to be an accurate interpretation of the world's development. That also seemed to ... More


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