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Lao She in London

Anne Witchard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Lao She's life and work have been the subject of volumes of critique, analysis and study. However, the four years the aspiring writer spent in London between 1924 and 1929 have largely been ... More


Plato: Republic X

S. Halliwell

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684067
eISBN:
9781800342859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684067.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition offers a full and up-to-date commentary on the last book of the Republic, and explores in particular detail the two main subjects of the book: Plato's most famous and uncompromising ... More


Ma Yongan—: A Painted-Face Role Type and a Non-Painted-Face Character

Eugenio Barba

in The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099944
eISBN:
9789882207394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099944.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of Jiang Qing's “jingju revolution” on actors and on the genre. It elucidates how jingju's fundamental aesthetics were altered and how certain conventions of ... More


Slipstream Potentates

Sasha D. Pack

in The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter begins with the emergence of a convoluted new colonial arrangement created by the Act of Algeciras (1906) and the establishment of the Protectorate of Morocco (1912) under France and ... More


Renovating the House of Hades: Cult Extensions and Socratic Reconstructions

Anthony Hooper

in Aspects of Death and the Afterlife in Greek Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781789621495
eISBN:
9781800852495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621495.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Chapter nine utilises the metaphor of extension-building to examine the different ways in which important religious and philosophical thinkers appropriated and adapted poetic visions of the ... More


Cephalus, Odysseus, and the Importance of Experience

C. D. C. Reeve

in Blindness and Reorientation: Problems in Plato's Republic

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934430
eISBN:
9780199980659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934430.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Cephalus more or less begins the Republic; Odysseus more or less ends it. The two are seldom compared, yet each is portrayed as making good life choices despite being ignorant of philosophy. This ... More


More sentiment than science: Roman stargazing before and after Manilius

Elaine Fantham

in Forgotten Stars: Rediscovering Manilius' Astronomica

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199586462
eISBN:
9780191724961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586462.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

While Italian farmers looked to the stars as seasonal markers and signifiers of weather-change, educated Romans knew directly or indirectly the Platonic Myth of Er and the celestial map of Aratus. ... More


The Rhetorical Office of Poetry

James L. Kastely

in The Rhetoric of Plato'S Republic: Democracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278629
eISBN:
9780226278766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278766.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Socrates’s return to the discussion of poetry now allows him to address the issue not as a technical one of control of the curriculum. Rather, this discussion focuses on the practice of mimesis and ... More


And Jacob Came Out: Parashat Vayetzei (Genesis 28:10–32:3)

Yoel Kahn

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on Jacob's account, highlighting his queer characteristics and his journey toward Be'er Sheva. In contrast with Esau who personifies a macho older brother incline to extreme ... More


Shaw's Republic

Sidney P. Albert

in Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay traces striking parallels between Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara and Plato’s Republic as a way of revealing unexplored allusions and meanings in the modern play and illuminating how ... More


Hermopolis Magna, &c., to Asyoo't.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The large village of Er-Reyremoo'n, which is situated a little above the site of Antinoe, on the opposite side of the Nile, may be called the port of the town of Mel'low'ee. A little further away, ... More


Gebʼel es-Silʼsilʼeh—Koʼm Oomʼboo, &c., to Aswaʼn.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0030
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

On the eastern side of the Nile, a little above Ad ‘foo, is the village of Er-Redesee'yeh; where is a settlement of ‘Aba'b'deh Arabs. At the distance of about 23 miles above Ad'foo, the Nile is ... More


The Contemporary Television Series

Michael Hammond and Lucy Mazdon (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This study of the contemporary prime-time ‘quality’ serial television format gives an account of prominent programmes such as 24, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ER, The Sopranos and The West Wing, and ... More


Hospital drama: reassurance, anxiety and the doctor-hero

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In the 1950s, hospital drama was home to morally principled and caring male doctors. However, recently, this image of infallible masculinity has been replaced by less exalted representations of the ... More


Introduction: Histories

Lucy Mazdon (ed.)

in The Contemporary Television Series

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

There has been a proliferation of television series/serials such as ER, Six Feet Under, Twenty Four and The X Files, shows which, whilst distinctive in many ways, share the label of quality which ... More


Conclusion: “In a Healthy Way”

Roslyn Weiss

in Philosophers in the "Republic": Plato's Two Paradigms

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449741
eISBN:
9780801466052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449741.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This concluding chapter focuses on the myth of Er, which concludes Plato's Republic. Socrates recounts the tale of Er, a man who has recently died but returns to life to share with the living his ... More


Creating ‘Quality’ Audiences for ER on Channel Four

Janet Mccabe

in The Contemporary Television Series

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619009
eISBN:
9780748671168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619009.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Despite Channel 4's past success with imported American programming, Steve Clarke wondered how viewers in the United Kingdom would react to its acquisition of ER (NBC, 1994–2009), when first ... More


Emotional Rescue: The Sopranos (HBO 1999–2007), ER (NBC 1994–) and State of Play (BBC1 2003)

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter employs textual analysis in order to focus on three examples of television programmes often referred to as 'quality' television drama: ER, The Sopranos, and State of Play. Concentrating ... More


Estrogen Receptor Distribution in the Hippocampus and Prefrontal Cortex

Annelyn Torres-Reveron, Wayne G. Brake, and Teresa A. Milner

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents anatomical evidence for the distribution of estrogen receptors in the brain. First, the chapter presents a brief discussion of the historical findings that led to the discovery ... More


Labyrinth of Pure Reflection / Kafka

in The Problem of Distraction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775380
eISBN:
9780804778978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775380.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines Franz Kafka's thoughts on the concept of distraction. It explains that Kafka questioned the ethical status of a principle of distraction and argued that if the principle were ... More


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