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Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women's Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain

Lisa Stead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694884
eISBN:
9781474426701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694884.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women’s Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain offers a rich new exploration of interwar women’s fictions and their complex intersections with cinema. ... More


Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Sozita Goudouna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Beckett, one of the most prominent playwrights of the twentieth century, wrote a thirty-second playlet for the stage that does not include actors, text, characters or drama but only stage ... More


Composing the War and the Mind; Composing Parade’s End

Alexandra Becquet

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the intermedial structure of Parade’s End, considering it as an art composition and Ford’s approach to ‘reflect’ and ‘reflect on’ the traumatic experience of the Great War. ... More


Displaying Pathology: Maps of Morbidity

Samuel J. M. M. Alberti

in Morbid Curiosities: Medical Museums in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199584581
eISBN:
9780191725159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584581.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 5 investigates how specimens were deployed in displays, how the specimens were re-assembled, how morbid anatomists arranged them in cases and on shelves. We find that they were re-integrated ... More


Fiery Cinema: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915-1945

Weihong Bao

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681334
eISBN:
9781452950655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681334.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema in modern China was a dynamic entity, not strictly tied to one media technology, one mode of operation, or one system of aesthetic code. It was, in Weihong Bao’s term, an affective medium, a ... More


Filming the Children's Book: Adapting Metafiction

Casie Hermansson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413565
eISBN:
9781474460088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413565.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Children’s metafictions have their roots in literacy pedagogy and entertainment, and remain enormously popular both with authors, readers, and teachers. But they pose a number of unique challenges to ... More


Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts

Marion Schmid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474410632
eISBN:
9781474464741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410632.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Casting fresh light on one of the most important movements in film history, Intermedial Dialogues: The French New Wave and the Other Arts is the first comprehensive study of the New Wave's ... More


Cinematicity in Media History

Jeffrey Geiger and Karin Littau (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In a world where change has become the only constant, how does the perpetually new relate to the old? How does cinema, itself once a new medium, interact both with previous or outmoded media and with ... More


Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Mary Simonson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

In the early twentieth century, female performers regularly appeared on the stages and screens of American cities. Though advertised as dancers, mimics, singers, or actresses, they often exceeded ... More


Staging Intermediality: Darktown, Downtown

Mary Simonson

in Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

In 1914, impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. bought a number from J. Leubrie Hill’s black-cast musical, My Friend from Kentucky (also known as Darktown Follies), and restaged it with his own white ... More


Choreographing Salome: Re-creating the Female Body

Mary Simonson

in Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

In the years surrounding the premiere of Richard Strauss’s Salome at the Metropolitan Opera House, American vaudeville, dance, and film was flooded with Salome dancers of all stripes. This chapter ... More


Dancing Music: Isadora Duncan and Wagnerism in the American Imagination

Mary Simonson

in Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Isadora Duncan (1877–1927) is frequently described as a maverick whose unconventional, improvisatory movement aesthetic helped to establish and shape American modern dance. Yet Duncan’s dances and ... More


Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Ryan Bishop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinema mostly taught viewers how to understand cinema, constantly thematizing its addresses to and relationship to its audience. Comic cinema has provided a self-reflexive critique of this ... More


: Cinematicity and Comparative Media

Jeffrey Geiger and Karin Littau

in Cinematicity in Media History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748676118
eISBN:
9780748695096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676118.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Introduction defines ‘cinematicity’ and provides a brief lineage of the term. It engages the idea that media inevitably bear each other’s traces, and that no medium may exhaustively be studied in ... More


James Joyce and Giordano Bruno: An “Immarginable” and Interdisciplinary Dialogue

Federico Sabatini

in Renascent Joyce

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042459
eISBN:
9780813043081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042459.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Considers the relationship between writing and the arts in Joyce's works, where it is possible to conceive figurative arts and music not only as major themes in the narrative, but also and more ... More


Parody: Targeting Cinema’s Narrative Technics

Ryan Bishop

in Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If the assertion that parody is one of the most pervasive enunciative modalities of art in the twentieth century proves viable, then the role of parody for cultural, self-reflexive critique provides ... More


/ The Translatability of Planetary Poiesis: Vicente Huidobro’s Creacionismo in Temblor de cielo / Tremblement de ciel

Ignacio Infante

in After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter analyzes the avant-garde poetics of the cosmopolitan Chilean poet Vicente Huidobro (1893-1948). Huidobro’s creacionismo was mostly developed while he was connected to two different ... More


/ The Digital Vernacular: “Groundation” and the Temporality of Translation in the Postcolonial Caribbean Poetics of Kamau Brathwaite

Ignacio Infante

in After Translation: The Transfer and Circulation of Modern Poetics Across the Atlantic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251780
eISBN:
9780823252831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251780.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 5 traces the progression of the postcolonial poetics developed by the Caribbean historian and poet Kamau Brathwaite as part of his groundbreaking reformulation of the Creole as the basis of ... More


Introduction: Opera and the (Urban) Geography of Culture

Suzanne Aspden

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

While theatres and opera houses have been one of the most persistent features of the urban landscape, few scholars have considered how opera’s physical situation might relate to and engage with the ... More


Looking Back on Afropea’s Origins: Léonora Miano’s Blues pour Élise as an Afropean Mediascape

Katelyn E. Knox

in Race on Display in 20th- and 21st Century France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781383094
eISBN:
9781781384152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383094.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter continues the book’s inquiry into the way twenty-first century authors and artists interrogate institutionalized spectacularism both in their works’ content and form by analysing Léonora ... More


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