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Family Imagery and Family Values in Roman Italy

Michele George

in The Roman Family in the Empire: Rome, Italy, and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268412
eISBN:
9780191708589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268412.003.02
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at family portrait groups on Republican and early imperial funerary commemoration that reflect the same set of attitudes toward family life and shows how the emerging urban middle ... More


An ambiguous national iconography: Family Portrait

Keith Beattie

in Humphrey Jennings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078552
eISBN:
9781781701836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078552.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the film Family Portrait, Jennings' most personal work, as noted by a number of observers who have called the film a personal essay, personal in the sense that it is Jennings' ... More


Families Making Music

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Pendants are a synecdoche of the nuclear household and family. The portrait has been variously called Family Making Music, Family Portrait, and Self-Portrait with Family Members. Smith uses the terms ... More


From the Cradle to the Grave: Visualizing the Life Cycle

Amy K. DeFalco Lippert

in Consuming Identities: Visual Culture in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190268978
eISBN:
9780190877026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268978.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

Images were so bound up with the concept of mortality, and such potent reminders of the unceasing and irreversible onslaught of time, that they soon came to play a critical role as markers along the ... More


Family portraits I: Nous ne vieillirons pas ensemble, La Gueule ouverte and Passe ton bac d'abord

Marja Warehime

in Maurice Pialat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068225
eISBN:
9781781703267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068225.003.0029
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses family portraits in the films Nous ne vieillirons pas ensemble, La Gueule ouverte and Passe ton bac d'abord. The film Nous ne vieillirons pas ensemble emphasises the theme of ... More


The Asian American Family Portrait Documentary: Multiplying Discourses

Rocío G. Davis

in Relative Histories: Mediating History in Asian American Family Memoirs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834586
eISBN:
9780824870485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834586.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the discursive possibilities of the filmed family memoir, called “family portrait documentary,” as a form of historical mediation. Three family portrait documentaries are ... More


Alfred Guzzetti

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first sustained interview with Alfred Guzzetti, who has made important contributions to personal documentary (e.g., Family Portrait Sittings), political documentary (e.g., Pictures from a ... More


Maintaining the Dynasty

Garth Fowden

in Qusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236653
eISBN:
9780520929609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236653.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Although the prince occupies Quṣayr 'Amra's focal point, he is not the only enthroned figure depicted in the hall. It is rather the subordination of the male than the prominence of the female that ... More


Ideological Images: U.S. Nationalism in Japanese Settler Photographs

Eiko Kosasa

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the Americanization movement and its efforts to transform the Japanese into patriotic American citizens. It examines this maintenance of American hegemony in ... More


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