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Listening to Stones: Orality and Emotions in Ancient Inscriptions

Angelos Chaniotis

in Epigraphy and the Historical Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265062
eISBN:
9780191754173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265062.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores how the gamut of responses to the presence of an inscription has to include not just sight and touch but also imagination and vocalisation. Being meant to be read aloud, they ... More


Conclusions

Anna J. Clark

in Divine Qualities: Cult and Community in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226825
eISBN:
9780191710278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226825.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter first draws together conclusions about the range of claims and counter‐claims made about divine qualities during the Republican period by individuals and groups from a range of social ... More


Love and Other Distractions

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jonas claimed to be indifferent, as he was to the men who pressed themselves against him on crowded streetcars. Obscene graffiti gave him knowledge of anatomy, which improved when he gathered in a ... More


Epigraphy as a Source for Early Imperial Women's Verse 1

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The case for epigraphy as a source for women's verse production in Imperial Rome is considered. Evidence for women's literacy in the Roman empire, including non-literary sources such as graffiti and ... More


London Underground: A Cultural Geography

David Ashford

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318597
eISBN:
9781846318016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318597.001.0000
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Engaging with the rich catalogue of cultural material relating to the London Underground, this cultural geography sets out to explore one of the strangest spaces of the modern world. The first to ... More


Communicative transactions

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Each of the communication spheres presented so far also needed to communicate with the others. This chapter analyses their contacts and conflicts. First, it discusses the interaction between literate ... More


Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity

Karen B. Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691161334
eISBN:
9781400890453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161334.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Few direct clues exist to the everyday lives and beliefs of ordinary Jews in antiquity. Prevailing perspectives on ancient Jewish life have been shaped largely by the voices of intellectual and ... More


Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing in the late ‘60s, graffiti writers have inscribed their tag names on cityscapes across the globe to claim public space and mark their presence. In the ... More


. It Doesn’t Matter When or How I Am Killed

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Intifada graffiti was preoccupied with things such as announcements of strike days, instructions on boycotts and demonstrations. The intifada was young and people hadn't yet learned what they were ... More


Seeking Closure: Remembering the Wall

Patrick Major

in Behind the Berlin Wall: East Germany and the Frontiers of Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199243280
eISBN:
9780191714061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243280.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Considers how the Wall has thrown shadows into the post‐1989 era, both in the wave of nostalgic and critical films and novels, but also in the trials of border guards which took place in the 1990s. ... More


The Spectacle of Disorder: Race, Decoration, and the Social Logic of Space

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter interrogates the idea of visuality in Herman Melville's short story “Benito Cereno” (1855) by examining the arrangement of space about the slave ship San Dominick. Turning away from the ... More


Epilogue: Ephemeral Histories: Erasure and the Persistence of Politics

Camilo D. Trumper

in Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The concluding chapter returns to the book’s different subjects, and studies how they took new shape in the early moments of the regime that toppled Allende and inaugurated a military dictatorship ... More


Carving Graffiti as Devotion

Karen B. Stern

in Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691161334
eISBN:
9781400890453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161334.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines how graffiti was inscribed and painted by ancient Jews to communicate with and about the divine. It begins with a discussion of paintings and carvings that cover the surfaces of ... More


Making One’s Mark in a Pagan and Christian World

Karen B. Stern

in Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691161334
eISBN:
9781400890453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161334.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines graffiti associated with the public lives of Jews from Tyre and Asia Minor, showing that they serve as evidence of Jewish participation in public entertainments in the ... More


Introduction: “The Art of Getting Ovaries”

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón

in Graffiti Grrlz: Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479806157
eISBN:
9781479847426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806157.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter introduces the stakes of the book by narrating two stories that illustrate how the dynamics of gender difference affect belonging for women who write graffiti on both an individual and a ... More


Reclaiming the City: Street Art of the Revolution

Heba Salem and Kantaro Taira

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Draws on the concepts of striated and smooth space in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus to translate the politics of street art of the revolution as “a performance and product ... More


Identity and ‘Difference’ in French Art: El Seed’s Calligraffiti from Street to Web

Siobhán Shilton

in Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941138
eISBN:
9781789629255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941138.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The attempts to ban the burkini on numerous beaches in the summer of 2016 highlight the extent of fears of visual signifiers of Arabo-Muslim ‘difference’ in public spaces in France. Given these ... More


A Genuine Genius

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Von Sternberg worked on the scenario with Alice D. G. Miller, daughter of the better-known Alice Duer Miller. With Florey as “technical adviser,” von Sternberg tried to instill some French atmosphere ... More


Downward Mobility

Datlon Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author describes his neighborhood in this chapter where every surface was covered with graffiti—deemed as the most visible marker of urban blight. Across from Avenue D projects stood another ... More


Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Thomas Hubbard (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The most important primary texts on homosexuality in ancient Greece and Rome have been translated into modern, explicit English and collected together in this sourcebook. Covering an extensive ... More


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