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Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Luke Gibbons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Joyce's Ghosts realigns haunting from the romantic Gothic genre to the spectral forms of Ireland's colonial modernity. The new psychology sought to exorcise the ghost by reducing it to a projection ... More


Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Jonathan W. White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War brought upheaval to America, not only in waking hours, but also at night. Sleeplessness plagued the Union and Confederate armies, and dreams of war glided through the sleeping brains of ... More


Manhunter: An Interview with Michael Mann1

Alain Charlot and Marc Toullec

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, in which he talks about his crime thriller Manhunter. Oscillating between fantasy and the whodunit, everything in Manhunter seems out of order, ... More


One nightmare leads to another

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines a case of child sexual abuse where a young girl was plagued by nightmares in which her uncle sexually abused her. Shawna was only five when her uncle, Sam Graybo, began sexually ... More


Never Quite Sane in the Night

Forrest G. Robinson

in The Author-Cat: Clemens's Life in Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227877
eISBN:
9780823240968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227877.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Samuel Langhorne Clemens wrote most about the period of his life, specially his childhood where his inner fires first ignited. According to Dixon Wecter, young Sam was his mother's problematic child ... More


Midlife

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Lane was bitterly disappointed, for he had expected the end of his Arabian nightmare to begin a period of tranquility. First, his mother died less than a month after he turned in the proofed copy for ... More


A Dazzling Tale of Two Teeth

Tracy Lynn Hardin

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0046
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The author, incarcerated in Iowa, tells in this chapter the absurdist saga of dental misery inside her prison cell. She states that she had always been a freak about teeth. The first year she entered ... More


American Jurisprudence Through English Eyes: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

H. L. A. Hart

in Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253884
eISBN:
9780191681431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253884.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses an American audience on the theme of American jurisprudence. It specifically discusses the Nightmare and the Noble Dream. The Nightmare describes litigants in law cases which ... More


Aggressive

Kelly Bulkeley

in Big Dreams: The Science of Dreaming and the Origins of Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199351534
eISBN:
9780199351565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351534.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks at the “aggressive” prototype of big dreaming. These kinds of dreams often involve vivid experiences of being chased or violently attacked, and many people wish they could ... More


Logical Theory

Frederic R. Kellogg

in Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. and Legal Logic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226523903
eISBN:
9780226524061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226524061.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The nature of legal indeterminacy is reexamined. The concept of normative indeterminacy is compared to radical normative particularism, which holds that the evaluative cannot be “cashed out” ... More


Nightmare Fury and Public Sacrifice

Gary Dorrien

in Breaking White Supremacy: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Black Social Gospel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300205619
eISBN:
9780300231359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205619.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Martin Luther King Jr. was more radical and angry in 1960 than in 1955, more of both in 1965 than in 1960, and more of both in 1968 than ever. The great demonstrations in Birmingham, St. Augustine, ... More


‘Void cannot go’: trauma and actor process in the theatre of Samuel Beckett

Nicholas E. Johnson

in Samuel Beckett and trauma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121349
eISBN:
9781526138842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121349.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Nicholas Johnson in this chapter discusses and analyses trauma of actors in performing Beckett’s plays. In the rehearsal process, many actors report traumatic symptoms such as panic, fear, anxiety, ... More


‘What do I fear? Myself?’: nightmares, conscience and the ‘Gothic’ self in Richard III

Per Sivefors

in Gothic Renaissance: A reassessment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088636
eISBN:
9781781706893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088636.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Per Sivefors investigates Renaissance dream theories in relation to notions of conscience, arguing for an increasingly ‘ambiguous status of conscience [which] pushes dreams in direction of a ... More


Kidlat Tahimik’s “Third World Projector”

Christopher Pavsek

in The Utopia of Film: Cinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160995
eISBN:
9780231530811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160995.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the notion of the Third World, and examines Filipino filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik's Perfumed Nightmare (1977), Turumba (1983), and I Am Furious Yellow (1981–1991). The term Third ... More


Through A Glass Darkly: Cruddy’s Girl in the Fun-House Mirror

Susan E. Kirtley

in Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032356
eISBN:
9781617032363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032356.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter considers the distorted, hyperbolic perception of girlhood as expressed in the fun-house hall of mirrors as represented in Cruddy. Barry’s text-based interpretation of one girl’s life ... More


The Soldier’s Dream

Jonathan W. White

in Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

More than anything else, Union and Confederate soldiers dreamed about home. Usually these were pleasant dreams of loved ones, but sometimes they reflected soldiers’ deepest anxieties, such as fears ... More


Civilians’ Dreams

Jonathan W. White

in Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Men and women on the home front experienced a wide array of dreams during the Civil War. Women in the South and Border States often dreamed of Yankee soldiers invading their homes, while women in the ... More


Nightmares

Troy Rondinone

in Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037375
eISBN:
9780252094668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037375.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter first describes the physical toll boxing took on boxers such as Gaspar Ortega and Emile Griffith. Research shows that boxers suffer disproportionally from neurological damage. The ... More


Missing Action: Hollywood Films Try and Fail to Fix Captivity

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

Korea POW films are about collaboration rather than heroic escape. Hollywood usually tried to follow the military’s lead, but could not make Korea POW films both credible and appealing. The first ... More


Jehovah Tsidkenu

Jefferson A. Singer

in The Proper Pirate: Robert Louis Stevenson's Quest for Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199328543
eISBN:
9780190637972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328543.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 1 provides the background influences that shaped Stevenson’s early life. It begins with a history of Stevenson’s grandfather’s greatest challenge and success as a lighthouse engineer, nearly ... More


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