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Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Torben Grodal

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book provides analysis of how human biology, as well as human culture, determines the ways films are made and experienced. This new approach is called “bioculturalism.” The book shows how ... More


Contemporary Models

Mark William Roche

in Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104493
eISBN:
9780300129595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104493.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter asks the question of what aesthetic and hermeneutic principles guide literary criticism in this day and age. The chapter thus provides an evaluation of two ruling methodologies of the ... More


The Development of War and Culture Studies in the UK: From French Studies, Beyond, and Back Again

Nicola Cooper, Martin Hurcombe, and Debra Kelly

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how the study of France has played a pivotal role in the development of ‘war and culture studies’ in the UK. It first considers more generally the ‘cultural turn’ in war studies ... More


Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Ian Buchanan and Adrian Parr

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book joins the pragmatic philosophy of Gilles Deleuze to current affairs. The twelve new essays in the volume use a contemporary context to think through and with Deleuze. Engaging the here and ... More


Archives of Embodiment: VISUAL CULTURE AND THE PRACTICE OF SCORE READING

Victoria Watts

in Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199939985
eISBN:
9780199333134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939985.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Dance

“Archives of Embodiment: Visual Culture and the Practice of Score Reading” moves from an inward, dance-specific perspective to make larger claims about several notation systems emerging from the ... More


Karl Lamprecht and the “Material Turn” c. 1885

Peter N. Miller

in History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter looks back to an eminent predecessor of these twentieth-century antiquarians and artists, Karl Lamprecht (1856–1915). Arguably the most important historian for the twentieth century and ... More


Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Michael J. O'Brien and Stephen J. Shennan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In recent years an interest in applying the principles of evolution to the study of culture emerged in the social sciences. Archaeologists and anthropologists reconsidered the role of innovation in ... More


Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes: Steampunk Superhero?

Lisa Horton

in Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Steampunk aesthetics in the production design of Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film production of Sherlock Holmes and its sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) reinforces a burgeoning alliance ... More


Material Evidence in the History Curriculum in Eighteenth-Century Göttingen

Peter N. Miller

in History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter considers the “material turn” in the latter half of the eighteenth century, particularly when the first academic curriculum for material culture studies was created. It happened at the ... More


Toward a Future Theory of the Historical Document

Peter N. Miller

in History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This concluding chapter emphasizes the importance of material culture studies, bringing up the differences between the laboratory and the library as sites of questioning. Where books or disciplines ... More


Friedrich Max Müller and the Sacred Books of the East

Arie L. Molendijk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784234
eISBN:
9780191826832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Hinduism

The edition of the fifty massive volumes of the Sacred Books of the East (1879–1910) was one of the most ambitious and daring editorial projects of late Victorian scholarship. The German-born ... More


Introduction

Daniel Miller and Sophie Woodward

in Blue Jeans: The Art of the Ordinary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272187
eISBN:
9780520952089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272187.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This introductory chapter presents an overview of this book's study, which intends to advance contemporary material culture studies. It draws on interviews and observations of how people select and ... More


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