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Advocacy in the Dialogue on the Life of St John Chrysostom

Demetrios S. Katos

in Palladius of Helenopolis: The Origenist Advocate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696963
eISBN:
9780191731969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696963.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Church History

This chapter argues that the Dialogue on the Life of St. John Chrysostom should be understood as a legal argument in defense of John composed in accordance with the principles of late antique ... More


A Theory of Art

Karol Berger

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195128604
eISBN:
9780199785803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128605.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

What, if anything, has art to do with the rest of our lives, and in particular with those ethical and political issues that matter to us most? This book shifts the focus of inquiry from the usual ... More


Poetics I: Diegesis and Mimesis. The Poetic Modes and the Matter of Artistic Presentation

Karol Berger

in A Theory of Art

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195128604
eISBN:
9780199785803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128605.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores the nature of the diegetic and mimetic modes in literature, the question of their applicability to painting and music, and the relationship between the author and the voices he ... More


Medium and Form

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes how both medium and form participate in the production or apprehension of diegetic space. That description in turn helps to affirm the vital importance of those categories for ... More


Beyond the Modern

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that the structuro-logical description of a series of basic responses to a given assertion—affirmation/conceptualization, creation/destruction, negation/refusal, the ... More


Metalepsis in Film and Its Implications

Dominic Lash

in The Cinema of Disorientation Inviting Confusions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter concentrates on the rhetorical figure of metalepsis as an important example of the ways that the two senses of confusion distinguished in the prospectus can intersect in narrative films. ... More


Figuring (Out) Films: Figuration in Narrative Cinema

Dominic Lash

in The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter consists of a close reading of Leos Carax's 2012 film Holy Motors. The consistency of the film's diegesis – or the lack thereof – is explored in order to defend the proposition that it ... More


The Narrator and the Narrative: A Literary Analysis of Aḥādīth al-Ṣifāt

Livnat Holtzman

in Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Based on the work of Daniel Beaumont and Sebastian Günther on Hadith and narratology, this chapter analyses three proto-types of aḥādīth al-ṣifāt while focusing on the basic building-blocks of these ... More


1 The First Sound and the Curiosity

Budhaditya Chattopadhyay

in The Auditory Setting: Environmental Sounds in Film and Media Arts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474474382
eISBN:
9781399501668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474382.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introductory chapter consists of four broad sub-chapters that present a framework for understanding the topic, namely the mediation of the sonic environment, and defines ambient sound and ... More


Enacting the Worlds of Cinema

Steffen Hven

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197555101
eISBN:
9780197555132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555101.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book offers a substantial reconfiguration of the textual roots of modern film narratology. By giving sustained attention to cinema’s material-affective modes of communicating its stories and ... More


Afterword

Steffen Hven

in Enacting the Worlds of Cinema

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197555101
eISBN:
9780197555132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555101.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Rather than being confined to representing the real, cinema produces it by altering and modulating our perceptions, affects, cognitions, and experiences. Cinema comes alive though our visceral and ... More


Hellenistic Poetry

THOMAS K. HUBBARD

in Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The poets treated in this chapter came from a stunning variety of places: Libya (Callimachus), Sicily (Theocritus), southern Italy (Nossis), Syria (Meleager), Asia Minor (Strato), and Crete ... More


The Gameworld as Interface

Kristine Jørgensen

in Gameworld Interfaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262026864
eISBN:
9780262319065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026864.003.0003
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

In this chapter, the understanding of gameworld is discussed in detail with point of departure in interviews with players and designers. The gameworld is compared to other world constructs such as ... More


The voice of Addres Outside the Image: Related Sounds

Christian Metz

in "Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173674
eISBN:
9780231540643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173674.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It is the placing off of voice that naturally enough provides the main contingent of extradiegetic voices. There are two main well-known types of voice-off: that of a character and that of the ... More


Congruence-Association Model of music and multimedia: Origin and evolution

Annabel J. Cohen

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The evolution of the Congruence-Association Model (CAM) is presented in a cognitive-scientific and historical context. Iteration 1 of CAM proposed a bottom-up process for analysis of musical and film ... More


Artificiality, Modernism, and the Sublime

Elisa Pezzotta

in Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038938
eISBN:
9781621039822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038938.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Kubrick’s films deliberately exhibit their awareness of being works of art in several ways. For example, the diegetic world is evoked in the diegesis itself through the ... More


The Expanded Blockbuster: The Auteurist Aesthetics of 1970s Special Effects–Driven Filmmaking

Julie A. Turnock

in Plastic Reality: Special Effects, Technology, and the Emergence of 1970s Blockbuster Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163538
eISBN:
9780231535274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163538.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines auteurism and special effects-driven blockbuster filmmaking. Auteurism, an approach to mid-century filmmaking in which a film reflects the director's personal creative vision, ... More


Happiness: The Suburb and Film Style

Timotheus Vermeulen

in Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The second chapter examines the ways in which Todd Solondz’ 1998 controversial ensemble film Happiness uses editing, composition, and tone to create a particular spatiality and sense of place – which ... More


Dance Breaks and Dream Ballets: Transitional Moments in Musical Theater

Mary Jo Lodge

in Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and Dance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199997152
eISBN:
9780199348572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997152.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, Dance

Musicals’ liminal moments are challenges because they exist at moments of change in the show when, for instance, a song is introduced or a dance concludes. This chapter examines transitional moments ... More


Rowlandson’s Captivity, Interpreted by God

Andrew Newman

in Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643458
eISBN:
9781469643472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643458.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter presents an “inside out” reading of Mary Rowlandson’s famous narrative of her captivity during King Philip’s War, The Sovereignty and Goodness of God (1682). It focuses on nine passages ... More


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