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The Moment of Change: Thematic Strands in Contemporary Saudi Women’s Art

Lina M. Kattan

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Saudi women artists challenge cultural boundaries to document change in the notions of identity and agency. These artists employ many experimental techniques through unconventional themes while ... More


Figurations of Feeling, Haunted Hearts, and Uncanny Acts

Neil Websdale

in Familicidal Hearts: The Emotional Styles of 211 Killers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195315417
eISBN:
9780199777464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315417.003.002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Drawing upon the work of Antonio Damasio, Norbert Elias, Erving Goffman, Charles Horton Cooley, George Herbert Mead, and Raymond Williams, the author develops the notion of emotional styles as a ... More


Jews and the Ends of Theory

Shai Ginsburg, Martin Land, and Jonathan Boyarin (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282005
eISBN:
9780823284795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282005.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Theory has often been coded as “Jewish”—not merely because Jewish intellectuals have been central participants, but also, this book argues, because certain problematics of modern Jewishness enrich ... More


Afterword Language is Story

Kerwin Lee IZlein

in Frontiers of Historical Imagination: Narrating the European Conquest of Native America, 1890-1990

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520204638
eISBN:
9780520924185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520204638.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the quest for scientific certainty had led scholars through a series of linguistic turns which encoded historical narrative and knowledge as an antonym, and opened the doors ... More


Painting in a State of Exception: New Figuration in Argentina, 1960-1965

Patrick Frank

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062228
eISBN:
9780813051710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062228.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The four artists who made up the New Figuration movement—Luis Felipe Noé, Jorge de la Vega, Rómulo Macció, and Ernesto Deira—have figured in every relevant textbook and international group show on ... More


The Origins of English Revenge Tragedy

George Oppitz-Trotman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441711
eISBN:
9781474465069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441711.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Charting a new course between performance studies and literary criticism, this book discovers a poetics of figuration in English tragic drama. It demonstrates that our recognition of the dramatic ... More


The Substance of Shadow: A Darkening Trope in Poetic History

John Hollander

Kenneth Gross (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226354279
eISBN:
9780226354309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354309.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Substance of Shadow explores the poetic lives and afterlives of shadow, focusing on British and American poetry from the Renaissance to the end of the twentieth century. It investigates shadow’s ... More


Oleg Tumulilingan: Layers of Time and Melody in Balinese Music

Michael Tenzer

in Analytical Studies in World Music: Analytical Studies in World Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177893
eISBN:
9780199864843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177893.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is an introduction to and analysis of modern Balinese gamelan music, including: Time and Culture in Music; Balinese Gamelan; Basics of Balinese Gamelan via Oleg; Oleg's Architecture I: ... More


Coda

Karen Swann

in Lives of the Dead Poets: Keats, Shelley, Coleridge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284184
eISBN:
9780823286157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284184.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

By virtue of an ostentatious turning away—the turn, Benjamin reminds us, that is at once that of the aesthetic object and of the commodity—the biographical figures of the dead poets of this study ... More


The Rush to Motherhood: Pronatalist Discourse and Women's Agency

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140415
eISBN:
9780199871476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140419.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Despite the importance of women's decisions about procreation, women's testimony shows that, even when the right to procreate and the right to refuse to procreate are respected, few women ... More


The Family Romance: A Fin‐de‐Siècle Tragedy

Diana Tietjens Meyers

in Gender in the Mirror: Cultural Imagery and Women's Agency

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140415
eISBN:
9780199871476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140419.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It is necessary to find an interpretation of recovered memory of childhood sexual abuse that moves beyond the frequently futile “Did it happen, or didn’t it?” construal. Focusing on the rhetoric of ... More


Homes for Displaced Figures: Pedro Costa’s Colossal Youth

Dominic Lash

in The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter consists of a close reading of Pedro Costa's 2006 film Colossal Youth. It demonstrates the many distinctions that it puts in play, arguing that one of the film's achievements is that it ... More


Prospectus

Dominic Lash

in The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This prospectus sets out the project and plan of The Cinema of Disorientation under three headings. First, its topic – "inviting confusions" – is explained. Drawing on eighteenth-century aesthetics ... More


‘Disappeared where it’s real hard to disappear’: Three Ways of Getting Lost in INLAND EMPIRE

Dominic Lash

in The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter articulates and defends an account of cinematic figuration. A definition of figuration as "signification that is significantly aligned with articulation" is constructed, defended, and ... More


Distinguishing the Indistinguishable: Figures of Imperceptibility and Impossibility in Lost Highway and Caché

Dominic Lash

in The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter develops the account of figuration constructed in the previous chapter by means of an exploration of a particular figurative operation which it dubs "figurality by indiscernibility". ... More


TIM EWERS (b. 1958)Moondrunk (2000): Text by Albert Giraud; trans. Cecil Gray

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter discusses English composer Tim Ewers’s Moondrunk (2000). This short piece is a confident and clearly imagined setting of an English translation of the first poem of Arnold Schoenberg’s ... More


Go Figure: Energies, Forms, and Institutions in the Early Modern World

Judith H. Anderson and Joan Pong Linton (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823233496
eISBN:
9780823241224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233496.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book addresses theories of the figure and practices of figuration ranging from classical rhetoric and biblical exegesis to semiotics, psychoanalysis, and socio-politics. Situating theory in ... More


Under Assault

Prudentius

in The Origin of Sin: An English Translation of the "Hamartigenia"

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801442223
eISBN:
9780801463051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801442223.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses why the cosmic collapse in the Hamartigenia had led to the condemnation of greedy and vain women who indulge themselves in cosmetics, as well as disgraceful effeminate men who ... More


The Link as Figuration and Metaphorical Shift

in Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748889
eISBN:
9780804779401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the context of formal poetic rhetoric, the economy of the renga link requires transformation. This process of figuration is evident in Shinkei's analysis, in which he further equates the ... More


Scene 1 Into the Hollow

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This section looks at Edgar’s first two scenes, first when he is tricked by his brother Edmond, then when he goes into internal exile disguised as a mad beggar. It considers the implications of ... More


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