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Petro-Magic-Realism Revisited: Unimagining and Reimagining the Niger Delta

Jennifer Wenzel

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0011
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on Nigerian author Ben Okri’s 1987 short story “What the Tapster Saw” as an illuminating example of petro-magic-realism, a literary mode that arose during the Nigerian oil boom. ... More


Surrealism and its Legacies in Latin America: British Academy Lecture

Dawn AdÈs

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264775
eISBN:
9780191734984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264775.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on the legacies of surrealism in Latin America given at the 2009 British Academy Lecture Series. This text discusses the tensions between surrealist ... More


Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

A. Robert Lee (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Karen Tei Yamashita’s novels, essays, and performance scripts have garnered considerable praise from scholars and reviewers, and are taught not only in the United States but in at least half a dozen ... More


Ivan Vladislavic: Traversing the Uneven City

WReC (Warwick Research Collective)

in Combined and Uneven Development: Towards a New Theory of World-Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381892
eISBN:
9781781382264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381892.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of the work of Ivan Vladislavic by way of demonstrating that its specific formal features capture the aura of a particular historical speace (Johannesburg) and time (the ... More


Postmodern Bricolages

Igor Krstić

in Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474406864
eISBN:
9781474421928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406864.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the 1970s and 1980s and illustrates how some of the most celebrated world cinema directors became profoundly affected by postmodern thought and cultural practice, among them ... More


These Things Never Happen but are Always

Suzanne Buchan

in The Quay Brothers: Into a Metaphysical Playroom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646586
eISBN:
9781452945903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646586.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the Quay Brothers embraced postmodernism by integrating New Expressionism into their feature films Institute Benjamenta (1995) and The Piano Tuner of EarthQuakes (2005). ... More


Mignon’s Modern and Postmodern Survivals

Terence Cave

in Mignon's Afterlives: Crossing Cultures from Goethe to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604807
eISBN:
9780191731624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604807.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Mignon’s fortunes in the twentieth century are explored in this chapter primarily through works in which she passes over the threshold of sexual maturity and encounters exploitation and corruption, ... More


Contemporary Japanese Cinema Since Hana-Bi

Adam Bingham

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748683734
eISBN:
9781474412162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683734.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines generic developments in contemporary Japanese cinema since 1997. Through close analysis of numerous texts it considers and contextualises new films in the most prevalent genres in ... More


Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Eleanor Ty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Unfastened examines literary works and films by Asian Americans and Asian Canadians that respond critically to globality—the condition in which traditional national, cultural, geographical, and ... More


Gabriel García Márquez: Gatekeepers and Prise de Position

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

García Márquez’ career, read through the lens of Bourdieu’s analysis of Gustave Flaubert, shows us how patrons, cohorts, friends, agents, and translators can nudge a writer into position economically ... More


History

Erica Wickerson

in The Architecture of Narrative Time: Thomas Mann and the Problems of Modern Narrative

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198793274
eISBN:
9780191835162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793274.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

The distinction between lived time as it is subjectively experienced by individuals and wider events that affect communities, collectives, and nations is a complex and significant aspect of time as ... More


Days of the Eclipse: ‘Adieu, Babylone’; Adieu, Tarkovsky

Jeremi Szaniawski

in The Cinema of Alexander Sokurov: Figures of Paradox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167352
eISBN:
9780231850520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167352.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers Days of the Eclipse (1988). An idiosyncratic adaptation of the Strugatsky Brothers's 1974 novella One Billion Years to the End of the World (Definitely Maybe), Days of the ... More


Latin American Gothic

Enrique Ajuria Ibarra

in Twenty-First-Century Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474440929
eISBN:
9781474477024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440929.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recently, scholarly criticism has acknowledged the presence of the Gothic in Latin America, which should be distinguished from magic realism and the fantastic. Latin American Gothic evinces regional, ... More


Shape-shifters and Disciplined Bodies: Feminist Tactics, Science Fiction, and Fantasy

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter studies Asian American Chitra Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices and Asian Canadian Larissa Lai’s Salt Fish Girl. These novels use magic realism and fantasy as a primary way to ... More


To Sleep with Anger (1990)

James Naremore

in Charles Burnett: A Cinema of Symbolic Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520285521
eISBN:
9780520960954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285521.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses one of Burnett’s major achievements and the first of his films to be made under relatively normal Hollywood production circumstances. To Sleep with Anger tells the story of ... More


Cinematic Fairy Tales of Female Mobility in Post-Wall Europe: Hanna v. Mona

Aga Skrodzka

in East, West and Centre: Reframing post-1989 European Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748694150
eISBN:
9781474408592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694150.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter brings together Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu's Bibliothèque Pascal (2010) and British director Joe Wright's Hanna (2011), two recent films produced in the European east and the ... More


Where Liberals Fear to Tread: . M. Forster’s Queer Internationalism and the Ethics of Care

Lauren M. E. Goodlad

in The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and Transnational Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198728276
eISBN:
9780191794490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728276.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

The first of two chapters to follow the geopolitical aesthetic beyond its mid-Victorian distillations, Chapter 7 explores E. M. Forster’s queer variation on internationalism. Scholars since Trilling ... More


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