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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


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


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"


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


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


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


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


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


Style: Symbolic Flight from Living to Party Going

Nick Shepley

in Henry Green: Class, Style, and the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198734758
eISBN:
9780191799303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734758.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter pays microscopic attention to the craftsmanship of Green’s prose style, focusing on the fluid, indeterminate, and resolutely ambiguous nature of his symbolism. The chapter sets out how ... 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


Critical Analysis of the TPRM

Mathias Kende

in The Trade Policy Review Mechanism: A Critical Analysis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198817611
eISBN:
9780191859137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817611.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the historical development of the WTO’s mechanism for peer review. It examines the conceptual development of peer review and distils typical core elements (objectives, structure, ... More


Agrarian Debates in the Colombian Peace Process: Complex Issues, Unlikely Reformers,Unexpected Enablers

Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín

in Building Sustainable Peace: Timing and Sequencing of Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Peacebuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198757276
eISBN:
9780191817212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757276.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses the ‘fog of peace’ that affects the negotiation on agrarian issues that is at the heart of the ongoing Colombian peace process. The ‘fog of peace’ takes place because the ... More


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