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‘The peculiar character of the Arabian Tale’: William Beckford and the Arabian Nights

James Watt

in The Arabian Nights in Historical Context: Between East and West

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554157
eISBN:
9780191720437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554157.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 18th-century Literature

Beckford's Vathek (1786) is indebted both to the oriental pastiches of Anthony Hamilton and to the orientalist scholarship of Barthelemy D'Herbelot. This chapter begins by examining the generic and ... More


Black Television from Elsewhere: The Globalization of Non-U.S. Black Television

Timothy Havens

in Black Television Travels: African American Media around the Globe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737200
eISBN:
9780814759448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737200.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter illustrates how black programming produced elsewhere navigates the circuits of contemporary commercial television and global, digital distribution platforms. It looks at three examples ... More


Agrarian Catholics: The Catholic Turn in Southern Literature

Thomas F. Haddox

in Fears and Fascinations: Representing Catholicism in the American South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225217
eISBN:
9780823236947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225217.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Even after several decades of attention to her work, Flannery O'Connor's critics can be grouped into those who read her primarily through a theological lens and those who focus ... More


Understanding Performance Expression in Popular Music Recordings

Nicola Dibben

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the possibilities and limits of studying expressiveness in recorded popular music from an empirical perspective. Research into performance expression has tended to treat the ... More


Introduction

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This introduction to the historical part outlines how earlier work on “near-death experiences” by Carol Zaleski, Peter Dinzelbacher, or Gregory Shushan took modern near-death experiences as a ... More


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