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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


Moss (Stifter)

Samuel Frederick

in The Redemption of Things: Collecting and Dispersal in German Realism and Modernism

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761553
eISBN:
9781501761584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761553.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes Adalbert Stifter's late story “Der Kuß von Sentze” (The kiss of Sentze, 1866). In the story, moss collecting offers an escape from the self-defeating impasse of collecting ... More


The Photographic Instant (Fischinger)

Samuel Frederick

in The Redemption of Things: Collecting and Dispersal in German Realism and Modernism

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761553
eISBN:
9781501761584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761553.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses a visual work of modernism that illustrates the degree to which collecting as poesis is not limited to the literary realm. At stake is the collectability of the experiential ... More


Transmission, from the Movie-Drome to Vdrome

Erika Balsom

in After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176934
eISBN:
9780231543125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176934.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 8 revisits the utopian moment of exhibiting experimental film and video art on television in light of contemporary efforts to develop authorized platforms for the distribution of artists’ ... More


Unknown Publics

Susan Zieger

in The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279821
eISBN:
9780823281589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279821.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The conclusion reviews the five central components through which the book has posited connections between nineteenth- and twenty-first century habits of media consumption. It shows how “addiction” ... More


Mirror: Traces and Transfiguration

Matilda Mroz

in Temporality and Film Analysis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643462
eISBN:
9780748676514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643462.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that Tarkovsky's Mirror encourages a fascination with its own process of cinematic imaging, in which images of everyday objects and nature are aesthetically transfigured through ... More


Re-Membering Herstory and the Transephemeral Performative

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

in Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines how the relatively new phenomenon of graffiti subculture’s online activity affects graffiti grrlz’ “herstorical” presence in the production of the subcultural archive. Through ... More


Kinetic Tropes, Comedic Turns: Dancing To the Lighthouse

Janet Winston

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a kinetic reading of Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse inspired by dance. More specifically, it discusses the ways that To the Lighthouse depends upon movement for its effect, ... More


‘That love-enraptured tune’: Eros and Art(ifice)

Kostas Boyiopoulos

in The Decadent Image: The Poetry of Wilde, Symons, and Dowson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748690923
eISBN:
9781474412377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690923.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter enquires into a selection of poems by Oscar Wilde, examining ways by which eros is inscribed in the decorative surface of poetry. It highlights Wilde’s borrowed idea of ‘impossible eros’ ... More


Epigrams in print

James Doelman

in The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the dynamics of print publication of epigrams: their typical printed format, their place in the print market-place and the sequencing of large numbers of epigrams. Poets ... More


Conclusions

Floris Bernard

in Writing and Reading Byzantine Secular Poetry, 1025–1081

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198703747
eISBN:
9780191773044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703747.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the concluding chapter, the preceding observations are critically reconsidered in the framework of paradoxical oppositions. The tension between irrelevance and Sitz im Leben is explained as a ... More


Ephemerality: The Cranford Papers

Talia Schaffer

in Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195398045
eISBN:
9780190252816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398045.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Elizabeth Gaskell's novel Cranford as a representation of women's domestic handicraft and as a meditation on ephemerality during the Victorian period. It also considers how the ... More


Armature and Experience

Swati Chattopadhyay

in Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679317
eISBN:
9781452947266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679317.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the performative possibilities of street space. It explains that if the street, as armature, sets the stage for experience, it also provides an opportunity to think of the ... More


The Problem of Lost Works

Anna Pakes

in Choreography Invisible: The Disappearing Work of Dance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199988211
eISBN:
9780190071448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199988211.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Dance

Chapter 11 considers what it means for a dance work to be lost and under what conditions loss occurs. It argues that (1) lack of performance, (2) lack of documentation, and (3) disintegration of the ... More


Introduction

Katharine Ellis

in French Musical Life: Local Dynamics in the Century to World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197600160
eISBN:
9780197600191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197600160.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A folk-music competition of 1895 sets the scene for an exploration of the problem of French music historiography in relation to the provinces between the 1830s and World War II. Key terms ... More


Oscar Wilde’s Ephemeral Form

Gage McWeeny

in The Comfort of Strangers: Social Life and Literary Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199797202
eISBN:
9780190461188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797202.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Through Wilde, ephemeral sociality emerges as a full-fledged aesthetic project. Taking up the epigram, Wilde’s miniature signal literary form, this chapter shows how what Wilde calls the “burden” of ... More


Introduction

Anna Pakes

in Choreography Invisible: The Disappearing Work of Dance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199988211
eISBN:
9780190071448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199988211.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the topic of the book, explaining how the nature of dances presents a number of philosophical puzzles. Connections and distinctions between the concepts invoked by the count ... More


Representation and Ephemerality in Olfaction

Cain Todd

in Perceptual Ephemera

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198722304
eISBN:
9780191789120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722304.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Many philosophers have claimed that, unlike vision and audition, olfaction either fails to be representational or is, in various respects, representationally impoverished. In particular, some have ... More


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