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 The Vimana Panels on the Western Side

D. Dennis Hudson

in The Body of God: An Emperor's Palace for Krishna in Eighth Century Kanchipuram

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369229
eISBN:
9780199871162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369229.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The corner panels on the western side depict the Unbounded Tortoise (Akupara), who supports Mount Mandara during the churning of the Milk Ocean, and Brahma venerating Varaha to begin Daytime of Boar. ... More


Chapter Three

Alan C. Bowen and Robert B. Todd

in Cleomedes' Lectures on Astronomy: A Translation of The Heavens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233256
eISBN:
9780520928510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233256.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter shows that the latitudes of the Earth have differing seasons caused by the motion of the Sun in the zodiacal circle. The lengthening of daytimes causes the seasons to be reversed in the ... More


Perspective: Actor Tristan Rogers on Changes in Soaps’ Industry, Audiences, and Texts

Abigail De Kosnik

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents Rogers’ views about the many changes in soap operas during his stints on ABC’s General Hospital, in a role that has spanned almost three decades. Topics discussed include the ... More


Perspective: Scholar Robert C. Allen on Studying Soap Operas

C. Lee Harrington

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents Allen’s views about the rewards of studying U.S. daytime serial dramas. Allen says that soap operas are worth studying for their persistence alone—as a form of storytelling, as ... More


Perspective: Writer Kay Alden on What Makes Soaps Unique

Sam Ford

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents Alden’s views about the elements that make soap operas unique. Alden says that no other genre can compare in terms of the sheer number of hours of entertainment programming. ... More


Perspective: Scholar Nancy Baym on Soaps After the O. J. Simpson Trial

Abigail De Kosnik

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this chapter Baym discusses the changes in her personal relationship with soaps after the mid-1990s O. J. Simpson trial. After the trial, long-arc romances, where it took forever for people to get ... More


Perspective: Historian William J. Reynolds on Memories of The Edge of Night

Sam Ford

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents Reynolds’s views on how today’s soaps pale in comparison to the shows of yesteryear, such as CBS/ABC’s The Edge of Night (1956–1984). Reynolds says that soaps in the past, which ... More


Perspective: Writer Patrick Mulcahey on Changes in Soap Opera Writing Contracts

Giada Da Ros

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents Mulcahey’ views on how networks gained control over the writing process by contracting for writers directly, and the impact of this change on the daytime industry over the past ... More


Perspective: Scholar Horace Newcomb on the Pleasures and Influence of Soaps

Sam Ford

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents Newcomb’ views about the influences and pleasures of soap opera narratives. Newcomb cites the power of cognition as one reason why people become soap opera fans—the “game” ... More


The Evolution of the Production Process of Soap Operas Today

Erick Yates Green

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines recent technological advancements through the lens of modern soap opera directors who are striving to keep abreast of these new developments. Technological advancements have ... More


Perspective: Fan Site Moderator Queeneve on fan Activity Around and Against Soaps

Abigail de Kosnik

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0031
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter presents QueenEve’ views about the role of soap fan communities in resisting the direction of their shows and providing greater pleasure for fans through community online interaction. ... More


The Role of “The Audience” in the Writing Process

Casiello Tom

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0032
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter considers the role of “The Audience” in the process of soap opera writers. Thirty years ago, writers had the luxury in daytime of being auteurs—of guiding their own journey and allowing ... More


Impact of Child Sleep Disturbances on Parent Sleep and Daytime Functioning

Lisa J. Meltzer and Anna and M. L. Westin

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Sleep problems across development are common, from infancy through adolescence. Further, the consequences of disrupted or insufficient sleep are numerous, impacting growth, learning, development, and ... More


Sleep Environments of  Young Children in Post-Industrial Societies

Melissa M. Burnham and Erika and E. Gaylor

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter delineates the sleep environments found in industrialized nations using the Developmental Systems Theory (DST) as a framework for understanding their variability. It discusses the ... More


Disorders of arousal and sleep systems

Heather Ashton

in Brain Function and Psychotropic Drugs

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192622426
eISBN:
9780191724749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622426.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Sleeping and waking mechanisms operate together as a homogeneous functional unit, the final output of which determines the level of arousal. Thus, disorders of one mechanism inevitably tend to affect ... More


Perspective: Scholars Barbara Irwin and Mary Cassata on the State of U.S. Soap Operas

C. Lee Harrington

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this chapter Irwin and Cassata share their views about the book’s three main themes: capitalizing on history, experimenting with production and distribution, and learning from diverse audiences. ... More


Creating and Maintaining Hellenic Places in Antioch

Ari Finkelstein

in Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520298729
eISBN:
9780520970779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298729.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

chapter 7 explores how Julian clears the contaminating Christian contagion from the Antiochene landscape in order to facilitate Hellenic worship of the gods. The Christian cult of the martyrs and ... More


The 1930s’ Turn to the Hard Sell: Blackett-Sample-Hummert’s Soap Opera Factory

Cynthia B. Meyers

in A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823253708
eISBN:
9780823268931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253708.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines how the economic crisis of the Great Depression stimulated advertisers' interest in “hard sell” advertising. The massive contraction in production and consumption in the 1930s ... More


Names Go to Places: Map Building Begins

Jeanne Guillemin

in Anthrax: The Investigation of a Deadly Outbreak

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222045
eISBN:
9780520927100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222045.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter describes the spot maps that were created by the research team in order to address the complete anatomy of the outbreak, which present the victims' home addresses, and nighttime and ... More


Blood Sport

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses one of the most popular forms of daytime amusement during the closing weeks of the Venetian carnival. A public sport which was marked by glee and gore was the caccie dei tori ... More


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