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Childless Mother: The Disfigurations of Eva Trout or Changing Scenes (1968)

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on Bowen's last, problematical novel, Eva Trout, which has polarized critical opinion. It explains this opinion and reasons for it, then proposes a new reading of it as the ... More


The Embedding of Causation in Legal Liability Doctrines

Michael S. Moore

in Causation and Responsibility: An Essay in Law, Morals, and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199256860
eISBN:
9780191719653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256860.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the actus reus requirements in tort and criminal law. The essential thesis of the chapter is that our liability scheme in both areas of law is causation-drenched, and that this ... More


Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance

Heather Laine Talley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784105
eISBN:
9781479840052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The face is a core feature of our physical identity. Our face is how others identify us and how we think of our “self.” Yet, human faces are also essential mechanisms for communication and as a means ... More


Translator's Introduction to “Rousseau and English Romanticism” (1978)

Patience Moll

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction to Paul de Man's essay ‘Rousseau and English Romanticism’ (1978), translated from the French Rousseau et le romantisme anglais, discusses significant variations within the ... More


Not Just Another Pretty Face: The Social Value of Unremarkability

Heather Laine Talley

in Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784105
eISBN:
9781479840052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784105.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes facial feminization surgery (FFS)—surgical procedures that are marketed to trans women to achieve a “feminine”-appearing face. FFS is positioned as a vital intervention; the ... More


Introduction

Heather Laine Talley

in Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784105
eISBN:
9781479840052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784105.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This introductory chapter briefly discusses beauty culture, the shared set of language, meanings, norms, and practices focused on the cultivation of attractiveness. The topic is essential in ... More


Emmett Till, Justice, and the Task of Recognition

Courtney R. Baker (ed.)

in Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039485
eISBN:
9780252097591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039485.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how the political ideas that would come to shape the civil rights movement in America were fomented and sometimes nearly thwarted by focusing on the many visual encounters with ... More


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