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A Brief History of Catholic Time

Mark S. Massa

in The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the law of unintended consequences for understanding Catholic changes since Vatican II. The law of unintended consequences simply refers to the insight that historical ... More


Old Testament Realism in the Writings of Erich Auerbach

James I. Porter

in Jews and the Ends of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282005
eISBN:
9780823284795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282005.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the work of the German literary critic Erich Auerbach, who wrote in response to the historical upheaval of the mid-twentieth century as a form of historical engagement. In his ... More


Historical Consciousness and Theological Foundations

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The 1992 Gilson Lecture to the Mediaeval Studies Institute in Toronto, this chapter undertakes a substantial and wide-ranging critique of the theory of ‘historical’ (as opposed to ‘classical’) ... More


Time as a Metaphor of History: Early India: The Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture

Romila Thapar

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195637984
eISBN:
9780199081912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195637984.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This book examines the link between time and history in the Indian context. It debunks the concept of time as cyclic in early India and subsequently the denial of history. The book indicates the ... More


Tocqueville in His Time

Cheryl B. Welch

in De Tocqueville

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198781318
eISBN:
9780191695414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198781318.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter situates Tocqueville among a set of problems and writers in post-revolutionary France in order to give the reader a sense of both the idiosyncrasy of Tocqueville's project in his own ... More


Authoritarian Pluralism: 1970–2000

Yoav Di Capua

in Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257320
eISBN:
9780520944817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257320.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the multiple ways in which authoritarian pluralism shaped the historiographical marketplace. It argues that while authoritarian pluralism allowed previously marginalized groups ... More


The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Lesley Sharp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Youth and identity politics figure prominently in this study of personal and collective memory in Madagascar. A deeply nuanced ethnography of historical consciousness, it challenges many ... More


The Reformation of Emotions in the Age of Shakespeare

Steven Mullaney

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226547633
eISBN:
9780226117096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226117096.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The crises of faith that traumatized Reformation Europe precipitated crises of individual and collective identity. Structures of feeling and structures of belief underwent a lasting transformation; ... More


Pluralism, politics and the uses of the past (1981–2000)

Kevin Myers

in Struggles for a past: Irish and Afro-Caribbean histories in England, 1951-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719084805
eISBN:
9781781708774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084805.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

The third chapter, spanning the period 1981-2000, traces the ways in which newly available historical identities came to be applied in public. Municipal multiculturalism developed educational and ... More


Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Miranda Wilcox and John D. Young (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

At the eve of the bicentennial anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, fifteen scholars explore the relationship between Mormon historical consciousness and the belief in a ... More


After the War: Cinema as the Site of Historical Consciousness

Hermann Kappelhoff

in The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231170727
eISBN:
9780231539319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170727.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Against the backdrop of the Second World War and the ubiquitous instrumentalization of cinema in propaganda battles, the aesthetic potential of cinema is radically reconceptualized. By examining ... More


Superscript

Vilém Flusser, Mark Poster, and Nancy Ann Roth

in Does Writing Have a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670222
eISBN:
9781452947228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670222.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reflects on thinking and writing about writing, an exercise it calls “superscript.” It suggests that all writing is “right”: it is a gesture of setting up and ordering written signs. And ... More


Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Qi Wang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a historically informed examination of independent moving image works made between 1990 and 2010 in China. Showcasing an evolving personal mode of narrating memory, documenting ... More


Struggles for a past: Irish and Afro-Caribbean histories in England, 1951-2000

Kevin Myers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719084805
eISBN:
9781781708774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084805.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The emergence of multicultural Britain was one of the most profound transformations of 20th century society. This book provides both a description and an analysis of that change. It argues that ... More


The Journey Back (Again): The Post-Traumatic Narratives

Tracie Church Guzzio

in All Stories Are True: History, Myth, and Trauma in the Work of John Edgar Wideman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030048
eISBN:
9781617030055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030048.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter describes how Wideman’s dialogue with recorded or popular history illustrates his aesthetic effectively. Through the imagination, he can fill the gaps and silences of African American ... More


Introduction

Qi Wang

in Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction opens the book with two highly symbolic anecdotes of cinematic imagination, respectively provided by filmmakers Cheng Qingsong and Wang Guangli who share a desire to rewrite the ... More


Did Italian Romanticism Exist?

Joseph Luzzi

in Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123555
eISBN:
9780300151787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123555.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on Nietzsche's contention that the thirst for historical knowledge engenders a confusing surplus of images and ideas that tempers the immediacy of experience and produces an ... More


Thabang: The Crucible of Revolution

Anne de Sales

in Revolution in Nepal: An Anthropological and Historical Approach to the People's War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198089384
eISBN:
9780199082483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198089384.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter attempts to retrace how the revolutionary movement took root and developed in one village in particular, that, early on in the People’s War, was declared their capital by the rebels. ... More


Subscript

Vilém Flusser, Mark Poster, and Nancy Ann Roth

in Does Writing Have a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670222
eISBN:
9781452947228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670222.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reflects on the status of writing in the face of the informatic revolution that is giving rise to more effective codes and asks whether historical consciousness has been surpassed by ... More


Three Mothers: Pudovkin — Donskoi — Panfilov

Evgeny Dobrenko

in Stalinist Cinema and the Production of History: Museum of the Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634453
eISBN:
9780748653607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634453.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the three film adaptations of Maxim Gorky's novel Mother. It compares the directorial styles of film directors Vsevolod Pudovkin, Mark Donskoi and Gleb Panfilov, and their ... More


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