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Provincial towns: streets and squares, 1750–1830

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter gives an extended analysis of street recreations. It does this in two ways. It continues the chronological history of street recreations from earlier chapters and looks at the fortunes ... More


Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Camilo D. Trumper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics and the Struggle for the Street in Chile is a cultural history of the street in Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende, the hemisphere’s first ... More


Literary Intimacies

Wenqing Kang

in Obsession: Male Same-Sex Relations in China, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099807
eISBN:
9789882207233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099807.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Literary works of both major and minor writers such as Yu Dafu, Ye Dingluo, Guo Moruo, Huang Shenzhi, and Ye Lingfend represent intimate relations between men during the 1920s and the 1930s. ... More


Introduction

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction focuses on Proust’s response to the Dreyfus Affair as reflected in his unfinished early novel Jean Santeuil and examines Georges Bataille’s claim that the aspiring author showed ... More


Ephemerality

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter considers ephemeral print: tickets, handbills, playing cards, periodicals unlikely to be reread, crude woodcuts, completed or blank forms. Unlike durable print, ephemeral print can be ... More


Conclusion

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

in Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810403
eISBN:
9781496810441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810403.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on children’s folklore as ephemeral art. Children’s schoolyard lore teaches African American children and their friends, rhyme, rhythm, a form of public speaking, formalized game ... More


Introduction: almost nothing

Anna Dezeuze

in Almost Nothing: Observations on precarious practices in contemporary art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719088575
eISBN:
9781526120717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088575.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introduction introduces the term ‘precariousness’ by contrasting it with the ‘ephemeral’. Precarious practices that explore the ‘almost nothing’ are situated in the context of studies of ... More


Vernal Pools: Believing in Wetlands That Aren’t Always There

Catherine Owen Koning, Sharon M. Ashworth, and Catherine Owen Koning

in Wading Right In: Discovering the Nature of Wetlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226554211
eISBN:
9780226554495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554495.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter opens with a surprising discovery of a temporary toad habitat, illustrating scientists’ never ceasing wonder of the natural world and the creatures found there. The temporary nature of ... More


Monarchical Reaction, 1837–1841

Hendrik Kraay

in Days of National Festivity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1823-1889

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785266
eISBN:
9780804786102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785266.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines conservatives’ triumph in the late 1830s, the so-called Regresso. As part of their project of reconstructing the Brazilian state, they invested heavily in monarchical ritual and ... More


Introduction

Rosa Salzberg

in Ephemeral city: Cheap print and urban culture in Renaissance Venice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087035
eISBN:
9781781707906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087035.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Introduction begins with a short case study of a street singer caught peddling prohibited print on the streets of Venice, as an introduction to the idea of the ‘ephemeral city’ of texts, people ... More


Ephemeral Publics and Roy Kiyooka’s StoneDGloves

Christine Kim

in The Minor Intimacies of Race: Asian Publics in North America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040139
eISBN:
9780252098338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040139.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter outlines a form of ephemeral intimacy that emerges within racialized publics and that might also potentially be extended to include dominant publics by examining the work of ... More


Political Palimpsests: Posters, Murals, and the Ephemeral Practice of Urban Politics

Camilo D. Trumper

in Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 turns to ephemeral forms of public art, including posters, murals, and graffiti. This chapter occupies is at the very heart of the book. Connecting urban and visual studies with political ... More


Looking Small and Made to Go: The Atlas and the Rise of the Cartographic Vade Mecum

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows that the vast majority of maps entered the lives of Americans in the closed format of books or booklike objects. Folded or glued into bindings of different sizes, mapmakers ... More


Strategizing Reading in a Digital World

Naomi S. Baron

in How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen, and Audio

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190084097
eISBN:
9780190084127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084097.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

Chapter 9 considers how reading practices are embedded in broader societal trends, especially those involving digital technology. One important development is a move from the durable to the ... More


Ephemeral Bodies: Object Choice and Material Practice

Shuqin Cui

in Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how sculpture departs from aesthetic beauty or pure form to engage in subjects involving minors or the marginalized, and how it addresses critical issues such as birth ... More


Biodiversity and Biogeography of Deserts

David Ward

in The Biology of Deserts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198732754
eISBN:
9780191796982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732754.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Productivity–diversity relationships have been well studied in some deserts and have helped us to understand the factors controlling ecosystem function at a large spatial scale. Studies of ... More


Temporalities as Ideologies

Rebecca S. Graff

in Disposing of Modernity: The Archaeology of Garbage and Consumerism during Chicago's 1893 World's Fair

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066493
eISBN:
9780813058702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066493.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on temporalities at both sites. First, it looks at the six-month lifespan and subsequent material erasure of the World’s Columbian Exposition, and how its ephemerality provided ... More


Ethics, Self-Knowledge, and Words Not at Home: The Ephemeral and the Durable

Veena Das

in Textures of the Ordinary: Doing Anthropology after Wittgenstein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287895
eISBN:
9780823290451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287895.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter takes up a particular problematic in the depiction of the everyday—viz., that its very closeness makes it impossible to see it. The chapter pays particular attention to disorders of ... More


Dictionary-unsanctioned Anglicisms

Valérie Saugera

in Remade in France: Anglicisms in the Lexicon and Morphology of French

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190625542
eISBN:
9780190625573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625542.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This core chapter reports on the findings from the investigation of the Libération corpus. Systematic tracking of dictionary-unattested Anglicisms occurring over a year of press language reveals that ... More


Nutrient Relations of the Herbaceous Layer in Deciduous Forest Ecosystems

Robert N. Muller

in The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199837656
eISBN:
9780190267865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199837656.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter discusses the attributes of deciduous forest herbs that significantly contribute to ecosystem-level nutrient dynamics. It attempts to distinguish among characteristics that are unique to ... More


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