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Vision in Attenuating Media

Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall, and Eric J. Warrant

in Visual Ecology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151847
eISBN:
9781400853021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151847.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter argues that it is important to understand vision through attenuating media, especially for visual ecologists studying aquatic species. Few areas of visual ecology are filled with more ... More


The End of Ambiguity

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

Assassinations in Nantes and Bordeaux on 20 and 21 October 1941 placed General von Stülpnagel and the military administration in the center of a political firestorm. Using assassinations as a pretext ... More


Double Projections

Berthold Hoeckner

in Film, Music, Memory

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226649610
eISBN:
9780226649894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649894.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 3 introduces double projection as a phenomenon that occurs when well-known music calls up preexisting associations on the viewer’s mental screen while watching a movie. With the advent of ... More


What’s Wrong with (Some) Judges? Al-Skeini, Al-Jedda, Smith, and the Fog of War

Nigel Biggar

in What's Wrong with Rights?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198861973
eISBN:
9780191894770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861973.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What is wrong with rights might lie in several places. Some accuse the very concept of a right belonging to an individual as a kind of property. Chapter 6 considered this charge and found it wanting. ... More


Presentation of a Book by Its Author

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

summary of "Story of Lynx"


September

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter details the east country in September. Mist was in the valley, every field in fog, and westerly gales brought drenching rain. Showery rain spotted paving, then an Indian summer shone ... More


December

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the east country in December. The solstice approached and soon days would lengthen, though only by a minute daily until the new year. Clear nights brought hard frost, dimmed ... More


A Clean Place To Die: Fog, Toxicity, and Shame in End of Spring in Jiangnan

Paola Iovene

in Tales of Futures Past: Anticipation and the Ends of Literature in Contemporary China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789370
eISBN:
9780804791601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789370.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter offers a close reading of Ge Fei’s 2011 novel, exploring its use of fog as a poetic trope, as a concrete manifestation of environmental pollution, and as a vector for manifestations of ... More


Poetic Realism as Spatial Fable

Margaret C. Flinn

in The Social Architecture of French Cinema, 1929–1939

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380338
eISBN:
9781781381571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380338.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The epilogue considers the paradox of the poetic realist preoccupation with atmosphere. The characteristics of a film that spatially constitute “atmosphere” tend to engage localizing, situational ... More


Steam

Gundula Kreuzer

in Curtain, Gong, Steam: Wagnerian Technologies of Nineteenth-Century Opera

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520279681
eISBN:
9780520966550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279681.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

Wagner’s abundant evocation of fogs and fires in Der Ring des Nibelungen was unprecedented. The water vapor used in 1876 at Bayreuth’s inaugural festival provided Wagner with his most “real” stage ... More


Epilogue

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Reviewing You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger,A. O. Scott asked, “Does [Allen] take any pleasure in making these movies? Does he expect the audience to take any?” Scott’s question opens this ... More


Reembodied Writing: Lettrism and Kinesthetic Scripts (1946–1959)

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

World War II led to a renewal of cinepoetry, not as utopian experiment but as a practice aiding in the reconstruction of the embodied self, of being-in-the-world and of the sensoriality of language. ... More


Afterword

Eleni Coundouriotis

in The People’s Right to the Novel: War Fiction in the Postcolony

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262335
eISBN:
9780823266357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262335.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The people’s right to the novel, a phrase coined in the nineteenth-century manifesto of naturalism, refers to a right to be represented in the novel. The four motifs of war fiction (the song of my ... More


Introduction

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/9780198732754.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Deserts are defined by their arid conditions. What makes a desert is not a particular temperature but rather a lack of precipitation. A consequence of this aridity is that most of the area occupied ... More


Abiotic Factors

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/9780198732754.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Abiotic factors are the primary reason for the differentiation of deserts from other ecosystems. Fundamentally, it is the low rainfall that deserts experience that differentiate them from other ... More


Did Frederick Brodie Discover the World's First Environmental Kuznets Curve?: Coal Smoke and the Rise and Fall of the London Fog

Karen Clay and Werner Troesken

in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the incidence of coal smoke in fogs in and around London and the pattern of such fogs over time. Brodie attributed these fogs to intense coal smoke emissions between 1871 and ... More


Garveyism, Communism, and Gender Trouble: Theodore Ward’s Big White Fog

Kate Dossett

in Radical Black Theatre in the New Deal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654423
eISBN:
9781469654447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654423.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

In Theodore Ward’s Big White Fog, Vic Mason seeks a better life for his family in the Universal Negro Improvement Association. His son, Les, looks for answers in the interracial Communist movement. ... More


“Protesting against an avalanche”: Resistance by neuroscientists inside and outside Germany—the ordinariness of goodness over the banality of evil

Lawrence A. Zeidman

in Brain Science under the Swastika: Ethical Violations, Resistance, and Victimization of Neuroscientists in Nazi Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198728634
eISBN:
9780191882951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198728634.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

Neuroscientists were uniquely poised to resist Nazi racial hygiene policies because neuropsychiatric patients were the primary targets of such policies. In Germany, and later Austria, some isolated ... More


When New Policies Fail to Create a New Politics

Leah Cardamore Stokes

in Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190074258
eISBN:
9780190074296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190074258.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 provides the book’s theory and core argument. The chapter reviews models of policy change that emerged from debates over social policy in advanced democracies at the national level. It ... More


The Holocaust: A Legal History

Michael Bazyler

in Holocaust, Genocide, and the Law: A Quest for Justice in a Post-Holocaust World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780195395693
eISBN:
9780199362912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395693.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the system of legalized barbarism that existed in Nazi Germany and the German-occupied territories between the years 1933 and 1945. While histories of the Holocaust abound, no ... More


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