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Transnational Feminisms and the Decolonisation of the History of Art

Ceren Özpinar and Mary Kelly (eds)

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aim and objectives of the volume by way of addressing the recent debates in the discipline of art history. The two main themes that comes through from this discussion are ... More


A Dialogic Poetics: Poetry and the Novel, Theory, and the Law

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083735
eISBN:
9780226083421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083421.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that poetry is vibrantly dialogic, a quality usually reserved for the novel. It proposes a “dialogic poetics” that would combine analysis of poetry’s interplay with other genres, ... More


Sartre in Middlesex, De Beauvoir in Oxford: The Contribution of the ASMCF to the Study of France

Máire Fedelma Cross

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The Association for the Study of Modern and Contemporary France (ASMCF) seeks to promote knowledge of France mainly, but not exclusively, through the area studies approach, which is broadly the study ... More


Component Parts: Modernity and Ideas of Happiness and Progress as Historical Forces

Peter N. Stearns

in Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783627
eISBN:
9780814783634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783627.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter emphasizes the tight connections between contemporary modern frameworks and processes that date back over two hundred years, and the similar links between injunctions toward cheerfulness ... More


Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres

Jahan Ramazani

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226083735
eISBN:
9780226083421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083421.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

What is poetry? Often it is understood as a largely self-enclosed verbal system— “suspended from any mutual interaction with alien discourse,” in the words of Mikhail Bakhtin. But this book reveals ... More


Making Audiences: A Social History of Japanese Cinema and Media

Hideaki Fujiki

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197615003
eISBN:
9780197615034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197615003.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book explores the hundred-year history relationship between Japanese media and social subjects through an analysis of the connections between cinema audiences and five significant discursive ... More


Cutting Buildings: gordon matta-clark’s (A.D. 1975)

Doug Bailey

in Breaking the Surface: An Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611873
eISBN:
9780190611903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611873.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter presents a detailed description of Gordon Matta-Clark’s 1975 art work Conical Intersect, its interpretation in art history, and the position that it occupies in Matta-Clark’s oeuvre and ... More


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