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Receptive Bodies

Leo Bersani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226579627
eISBN:
9780226579931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226579931.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book is centered on a surprisingly simple image: a newborn baby simultaneously crying out and drawing its first breath. These twin ideas—absorption and expulsion, the intake of physical and ... More


Cinema and Sensation: French Film and the Art of Transgression

Martine Beugnet

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620425
eISBN:
9780748670840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620425.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book looks at a much-debated phenomenon in contemporary cinema: the re-emergence of filmmaking practices – and, by extension, of theoretical approaches – that give precedence to cinema as the ... More


Resurrection and the New Jerusalem

Janet Martin Soskice

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Important though the empty tomb is, full‐flooded resurrection faith (such as we find in Paul) involves much more than the ‘etiolated orthodoxy’—Christ is risen—God does miracles—we shall rise. The ... More


Virginity, sexuality, and temptation

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 9 attempts to redirect the focus of attention from virginity as a sexually appealing category and from the saint’s corporeality as an inevitable reason for the saint’s sexual temptation. It ... More


Introduction

Adam G. Cooper

in The Body in St Maximus the Confessor: Holy Flesh, Wholly Deified

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199275700
eISBN:
9780191602399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019927570X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The introduction raises the question of corporeality and the body in Maximus’ theology within the context of the wider patristic and subsequent catholic tradition. It asks whether the affinity of ... More


Welcoming Finitude: Toward a Phenomenology of Orthodox Liturgy

Christina M. Gschwandtner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286430
eISBN:
9780823288946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286430.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The book provides a phenomenological investigation of Orthodox Christian liturgical practice for three audiences: liturgical theologians, phenomenologists of religion, and Orthodox Christians. It ... More


Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Radical Ruralities

Janet Galligani Casey

in A New Heartland: Women, Modernity, and the Agrarian Ideal in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195338959
eISBN:
9780199867103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338959.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter investigates how and why certain Left-leaning women novelists used the conservative setting of the farm as a site for subversive revisionings of gender, class, and race in modern ... More


May Sinclair: Re-Thinking Bodies and Minds

Rebecca Bowler and Claire Drewery (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415750
eISBN:
9781474415774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415750.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This monograph brings together the most recent research on Sinclair and re-contextualises her work both within and against dominant Modernist narratives. It explores Sinclair’s negotiations between ... More


The American Eccentrics

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses Harry Partch and “ corporeality”; the music theater of Partch (“Delusion of the Fury”, “Revelation in the Courthouse Park”) and his ideas about tuning, instruments, and voice; ... More


Prosthetic Performativity: Deleuzian Connections and Queer Corporealities

Margrit Shildrick

in Deleuze and Queer Theory

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634040
eISBN:
9780748652563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634040.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores Gilles Deleuze's theory concerning queer corporealities, addressing the question of what it means to be an embodied subject and analysing the complex issue of sexual ... More


In the Body: Indigenous Corporeality, Work, and Interpretation

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Part Three moves away from a chronological approach, engaging a more theoretical and discursive style, and undertaking detailed dramaturgical analyses. This chapter considers issues of reception, ... More


The Image in the Mirror

Emanuele Coccia

in Sensible Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267415
eISBN:
9780823272358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267415.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter discusses the sensible life of an image in the mirror. The sensible is the Being of forms when they are outside, in exile from their proper place. Inasmuch as they are foreign to ... More


The Intrabody

Emanuele Coccia

in Sensible Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823267415
eISBN:
9780823272358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267415.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers what José Ortega y Gasset calls intrabody (intracuerpo), the stream of sensible matter in which we exist. It first explains how the images that live within us make up a ... More


Old dogs and new tricks: race and justifiable homicide in neoliberalism’s Western imagination

Justin A. Joyce

in Gunslinging justice: The American culture of gun violence in Westerns and the law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526126160
eISBN:
9781526138743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126160.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter examines the relationship between the increasing codification of aggressive “Stand Your Ground” laws since 2005 and the continued relevance of the Western as a popular genre. ... More


Corporeality

Christina M. Gschwandtner

in Welcoming Finitude: Toward a Phenomenology of Orthodox Liturgy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823286430
eISBN:
9780823288946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286430.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 3 explores the role of the body in liturgy, beginning with what liturgical theology says about the body’s involvement in liturgical life and reviewing phenomenological insights into body and ... More


The Gesamtkunstwerk and Its Discontents: The Wounded Voice in (and around) Alexander von Zemlinsky’s The Dwarf

David J. Levin

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This paper explores the dramaturgy of vocality and corporeality in Alexander von Zemlinsky’s one-act opera Der Zwerg (The Dwarf, 1919-1921) via three distinct but interrelated scenes: first, the ... More


Boy Toys and Liquid Joys: Pleasure and Power in the Bower of Bliss

Joseph Campana

in The Pain of Reformation: Spenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239108
eISBN:
9780823239146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239108.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter I argue that once we understand the energizing effect of painful affect in “The Legend of Temperance,” we can also understand the valuable role of a perverse liquidity associated with ... More


Kristeva and Feminism: A Critical Encounter

Birgit Schippers

in Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640898
eISBN:
9780748671830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Chapter 1 stages an encounter between Kristeva and her feminist interlocutors, and it extrapolates some of her key concepts that have been particularly influential within the feminist reception of ... More


Corporeal Ethics: Between Violence and Forgiveness

Birgit Schippers

in Julia Kristeva and Feminist Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640898
eISBN:
9780748671830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640898.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Kristeva's significant contribution to the field of feminist ethics, underpinned by her assertion of the centrality of embodiment to human life, is the subject of this chapter. It begins by ... More


Incarnate Experience

RICHARD KEARNEY and KASCHA SEMONOVITCH

in Phenomenologies of the Stranger: Between Hostility and Hospitality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234615
eISBN:
9780823240722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234615.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals with different kinds of experiences that pertain to corporeality. It distinguishes between “embodied experience” and “incarnate experience” where the latter includes visitations of ... More


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