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Daily Explosions: Canettis Inflation

Bernd Widdig

in Culture and Inflation in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222908
eISBN:
9780520924703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222908.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the topic of inflation as it appears in a variety of literary genres in the works of Elias Canetti. It explains that Canetti was able to present his personal experience of the ... More


Introduction: Melodrama and the Family in Meiji Japan

in An Age of Melodrama: Family, Gender, and Social Hierarchy in the Turn-of-the-Century Japanese Novel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757775
eISBN:
9780804779623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757775.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the depiction of family in Japanese melodramatic fiction of the Meiji era. This volume examines four novels initially serialized in daily newspapers at a time of ... More


Robert Louis Stevenson, Henry James and the City of Encounters

Deaglán Ó Donghaile

in Blasted Literature: Victorian Political Fiction and the Shock of Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640676
eISBN:
9780748651689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640676.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the ‘dynamite novels’ of Henry James and Robert Louis Stevenson. It notes that these novels are both concerned with the relationship between political violence and late ... More


Posting It: The Victorian Revolution in Letter Writing

Catherine J. Golden

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033792
eISBN:
9780813039336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Although “snail mail” may seem old fashioned and outdated in the twenty-first century, this book argues that the creation of the Penny Post in Victorian England was just as revolutionary in its time ... More


Conclusion

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Gilgamesh among Us: Modern Encounters with the Ancient Epic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450358
eISBN:
9780801463419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450358.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that the reception of the Gilgamesh epic during the past century and a half has revealed an astonishing ... More


Introduction

Terence McSweeney

in Studying the Hurt Locker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325734
eISBN:
9781800342408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325734.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the film The Hurt Locker, including its stylistic and narrative devices, cultural impact, reception, and relationship to the genre. It analyzes what The Hurt Locker ultimately ... More


Conclusion: Susceptible Citizens in the Age of Wiihabilitation

Julie Passanante Elman

in Chronic Youth: Disability, Sexuality, and U.S. Media Cultures of Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479841424
eISBN:
9781479806294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841424.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter argues that undermining adolescence in cultural production has its greatest cultural impact not only on how Americans think about youth but also on how they have grown to ... More


Software Studies: A Lexicon

Matthew Fuller (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This collection of short, expository, critical, and speculative texts offers a field guide to the cultural, political, social, and aesthetic impact of software. Computing and digital media are ... More


The Sleeper Has Awakened: After Dune

Christian McCrea

in Dune

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325826
eISBN:
9781800342446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325826.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the cultural impact of David Lynch's Dune. It considers the actual box office numbers to assess the damage of the so-called bomb. It also revisits some of the strange collection ... More


Conclusion

James Nott

in Going to the Palais: A Social And Cultural History of Dancing and Dance Halls in Britain, 1918–1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199605194
eISBN:
9780191754258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605194.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The Conclusion draws together the key themes of the book. It further considers the expansion of the dance hall industry and the development of a mass audience. It assesses the impact of dancing and ... More


Conclusion: A Modest Renaissance before the End

Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke

in Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753248
eISBN:
9780814765357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753248.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains how the efforts of a new generation of Christian filmmakers to offer interesting and challenging films sparked a modest renaissance as progressive distributors searched for ... More


“Beyond the Rainbow”: Afterlives of the Songs from The Wizard of Oz

Walter Frisch

in Adapting The Wizard of Oz: Musical Versions from Baum to MGM and Beyond

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190663179
eISBN:
9780190663216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663179.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular

To paraphrase one of the most famous lines in movie history, we are not in Kansas—or in Oz—anymore. Nevertheless, the songs of The Wizard of Oz have continued to resonate well beyond the 1939 MGM ... More


Other Competition Laws: Shaping Factors

David J. Gerber

in Competition Law and Antitrust

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198727477
eISBN:
9780191793622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198727477.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter identifies factors that shape all competition law regimes. These “shaping factors” serve as guideposts that highlight relevant information about a regime (“here’s where to look”) and ... More


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