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The Speech of Skins

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0033
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A man can hide from another man, and even from himself, but he cannot hide from God. Everything of his remains accessible to Him. Since the eyes, ears, and skin are the borders across which ... More


Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Eve Golden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180953
eISBN:
9780813180960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jayne Mansfield (1933−1967) was driven not just to be an actress but to be a star. One of the most influential sex symbols of her time, she was known for her platinum blonde hair, hourglass figure, ... More


The Kiss

Toni Bentley

in Sisters of Salome

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.003.0019
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the pantomime entitled Le Rêve d'Egypte (Egyptian dream), which starred Colette Willy and the mysteriously named “Yssim,” and which outraged audiences because it featured a ... More


“… he looks at this world and wants it all …”: Thunderball

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

John Barry remains in charge of James Bond music on the fourth film. Attempting to avoid writing a song called “Thunderball” for Bond's underwater adventure, Barry and lyricist Bricusse write “Mr. ... More


The Kiss

Lamed Shapiro

in The Cross and Other Jewish Stories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110692
eISBN:
9780300134698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled The Kiss. It explains that the story is about a pogromist who kills a Jew because of his refusal to kiss the pogromist's feet. ... More


Grifters: Kiss Me, Stupid and the Fortune Cookie

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Billy Wilder offended the Catholic Legion of Decency mightily when he made Kiss Me, Stupid. It was definitely not family entertainment, nor could it be retooled into a family film. The Legion of ... More


Thinned and Diluted: Babel in Published Russian Literature of the Soviet Period

Marietta Chudakova

in The Enigma of Isaac Babel: Biography, History, Context

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759038
eISBN:
9780804773331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759038.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter presents a fascinating view of Babel's evolution as a writer and stylist in his interaction with the body of Russian and Soviet Russian literature. Contrary to the prevailing view of ... More


Chapter 4

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the author's first sexual experience. It explains that when she returned from Shanghai to Beijing, China, she always went to the place of his father's friend Wei Bo and his ... More


The Story of a Kiss: Isabel's Decisions in The Portrait of A Lady

J. Hillis Miller

in Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225378
eISBN:
9780823235391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225378.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter analyzes the story of a kiss in Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady using the speech act theory. The kisses in this novel involve the characters of Caspar ... More


Social Realist Melodrama: Middle-class Minorities and Floundering Fathers

David Martin-Jones

in Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on two films that draw upon the social realist tradition, Ae Fond Kiss (2004) and On a Clear Day (2005). First, it outlines the way social realism is defined in studies of ... More


Kissing

Erik Gray

in The Art of Love Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

This chapter concerns kissing, which has figured prominently in the love poetry tradition. A poem is the natural correlative to a kiss. Both are oral pleasures; both are simultaneously sensual and ... More


Joyce’s Countergospel in II.4

David Spurr

in Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061542
eISBN:
9780813051451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061542.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

David Spurr’s analysis of II.4 focuses on the “joysis crisis” (395.32) at its center—the moment when Tristan French kisses Isolde. The kiss evokes others in the fictions of Joyce and those of his ... More


That Long Kiss: Comparing Joyce and Lawrence

Enda Duffy

in Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060477
eISBN:
9780813050737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060477.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay puts Joyce and Lawrence into context with emerging technological culture in the early twentieth century by examining their representations of public affection and the kiss in Portrait and ... More


Free State–free press?

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how a conservative climate impacted on journalism in the newly independent Free State. It surveys the moral crusades against what was viewed as vulgar journalism and the ... More


Stardom

Sharon Ammen

in May Irwin: Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040658
eISBN:
9780252099090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040658.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter two considers Irwin’s career during her years of greatest popularity. Her appearance in vitascope’s “The Kiss” from The Widow Jones enhanced her fame. The author analyzes Irwin’s string of ... More


Censors at Work

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter views the Production Code Administration through the eyes of the censors employed by the administration, documenting their approach to reviewing film sources, scripts, and completed ... More


Vertigo (1958)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0031
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Vertigo received mixed reviews on its initial release, but a 2012 poll of film critics rated it the best film of all time. During script preparation and filming, the Production Code Administration ... More


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Eve Golden

in Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180953
eISBN:
9780813180960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jayne's career at Fox takes its first tumble with the dreadful film Kiss Them for Me (late 1957). She plays the violin and piano on Ed Sullivan's show, spars with Zsa Zsa Gabor, and she and Mickey ... More


Converging in Time

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using the 2003 and 2006 World 3D Expos in Hollywood as a starting point, the 1950s 3D films are reviewed and described along with their directors, stars and directors of photography.


Kissed by the Muse of Roller-Disco: Utopia versus the Golden Ages of America, Hollywood, and Classical Myth in Xanadu (1980)

Meredith E. Safran

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The second chapter on refractions of the golden age of heroes examines the roller-disco cult classic Xanadu (1980), in which the kiss of a Muse inspires a frustrated commercial artist to save America ... More


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