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Introduction: Cultural Transition and Its Quandaries

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about the role of Russian author Mikhail Lermontov in cultural transition and its quandaries. The book discusses Lermontov's role ... More


Remembering the Holocaust: A Debate

Jeffrey C. Alexander

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326222
eISBN:
9780199944064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326222.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This book explains why the Holocaust has come to be considered the central event of the 20th century, and what this means. It debates how the Holocaust has evolved over the years, and the profound ... More


Modernization and Conservative Protestant Politics

Steve Bruce

in Conservative Protestant Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293927
eISBN:
9780191685019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293927.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter introduces the foundations for the detailed case studies in the book by discussing why modern societies tend to be secular. It investigates the role that Protestantism played in ... More


Post-Romantic Anomie I: A Hero of Our Time and Its Hero

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the psychological quandaries arising from the post-Romantic fragmentation or disintegration of personality as embodied by Pechorin, the main protagonist in Mikhail Lermontov's ... More


In between the Values of the Global and the National:: The Korean Animation Industry

Ae-Ri Yoon

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the stories of animators in South Korea (hereafter Korea), who experience the negotiation process of globalization both in their work and daily lives and feel them deeply. For ... More


Conclusion: Lermontov's Last Words

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Mikhail Lermontov's introduction to A Hero of Our Time, which was added in response to negative criticism after the novel's initial publication, and analyzes his final ... More


Colonized Bodies, Worlds Transformed: Toward a Global Bioarchaeology of Contact and Colonialism

Melissa S. Murphy and Haagen D. Klaus (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813060750
eISBN:
9780813051918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060750.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Contact between separate human cultures have led to some significant adaptive transitions of humankind, particularly the collision between the Eastern and the Western Hemispheres beginning in A.D. ... 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


Introduction The Age of the $equel: Beyond the Profit Principle

Carolyn Jess-Cooke

in Film Sequels: Theory and Practice from Hollywood to Bollywood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626038
eISBN:
9780748670895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626038.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book reports the approach that views of the sequel as a wholly commercial venture ignore its important registers of continuation, nostalgia, memory, difference, originality, revision and ... More


After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Radmila Gorup (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

More than twenty years have passed since the disintegration of Yugoslavia, a multiethnic country that did not establish nation-states like most of Europe but opted for a confederation. In the 1990s, ... More


The Creative Process of Cultural Evolution

Liane Gabora

in Handbook of Culture and Creativity: Basic Processes and Applied Innovations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190455675
eISBN:
9780190883317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455675.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how we can better understand culture by understanding the creative processes that fuel it, and better understand creativity by examining it from its cultural context. First, it ... More


Explaining Secularization

Steve Bruce

in Secularization: In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654123
eISBN:
9780191806605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654123.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explains the relationship between modernisation and secularisation, with particular emphasis on how modernisation contributed to the decline of religion in the West. It presents a ... More


Virginia Woolf and December 1910: The Question of the Fourth Dimension

Makiko Minow-Pinkney

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the question of a “fourth dimension” in Virginia Woolf's fiction. In 1924, Woolf asked in her diary as she revised the manuscript of Mrs Dalloway (1925): “But is it unreal?” At ... More


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