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Introduction: Choreomania, Another Orientalism

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

‘Choreomania’ borrows from and extends the Orientalist trope described by Edward W. Said: imagined as feminine, exotic, and ancient, so-called choreomaniacs were also described in colonial medical ... More


Obscuritas Antiquitatis: Institutions, Affiliations, Marginalia

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

The German historian of medicine J. F. C. Hecker’s landmark essay ‘The Dancing Mania’ appeared in a definitive English edition at the same time as Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species (1859), a ... More


Beyond Cultural History

Greg Anderson

in The Realness of Things Past: Ancient Greece and Ontological History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190886646
eISBN:
9780190886677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886646.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Part One concludes by suggesting that the ultimate source of all these analytical problems is our standard modern template of social being. And the ultimate problem with this historicist model is ... More


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

Jens Schlieter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book offers a modern genealogy of “near-death experiences,” outlining the important functions of these experiences in the religious field of Western modernity. Emerging as autobiographical ... More


The Presence of Religious Metacultures in Near-Death Discourse (1580–1975)

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/9780190888848.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The conclusion of the discursive history outlines that in contrast to studies that argue for a broad decline of Christian narratives of deathbed experiences in the early modern centuries, there is ... More


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