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Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Eighteenth-century Indians and Europeans meeting on the council grounds relied on the human body as a resource for metaphors that could explain their relationship: that because they were all people ... More


Homa Rituals in the Indian Kālacakra-tantra Tradition

Vesna A. Wallace (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/9780199351572.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Kālacakra-tantra is considered one of the most authoritative tantric traditions, and the chapter examines the homa as found in that tradition. Instructions for the construction of a ritual site ... More


Staying Alive: Stallone, Authorship and Contemporary Hollywood Aesthetics

Paul Ramaeker

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies Sylvester Stallone's first seven films as director. These include: Paradise Alley (1978), Rocky II (1979), Rocky III (1982), Staying Alive (1983), Rocky IV (1985), Rocky Balboa ... More


Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama

Andrea Stevens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670499
eISBN:
9780748693757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book challenges the narrative of Shakespeare's ‘bare’ stage by looking at the ‘ground zero’ of early modern theatrical representation: the painted body of the actor. Organised as a series of ... More


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