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Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Simon Hobbs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The use of hard-core sex and brutal violence in films such as Antichrist, Romance and Irreversible has been branded by many as an unsophisticated attempt to attract audiences. These accusations of ... More


Reading Antigone in Translation: Text, Paratext, Intertext

Deborah H. Roberts

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is concerned with the many translations of Antigone from 1900 to the present, and with some of the ways in which these diverse translations establish for the reader without Greek the ... More


Antiquarian Readers: The Case of Drayton and Selden

Angus Vine

in In Defiance of Time: Antiquarian Writing in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566198
eISBN:
9780191722462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566198.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shifts the arguments from antiquarian writers to antiquarian readers by exploring how early modern poets took up the antiquarian baton. It focuses on Michael Drayton, Camden's close ... More


Selling the Skirt: Women’s Travel Writing and the Literary Market

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Combining paratextual and textual analysis with an examination of contemporaneous reviews and external marketing, this chapter explores how women travellers position gender identity as a key selling ... More


Canonizing Paul: Ancient Editorial Practice and the Corpus Paulinum

Eric W. Scherbenske

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917341
eISBN:
9780199980338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917341.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Canonizing Paul explores how ancient editorial practices utilized in the production of corpora (e.g. preparation of texts, selection and arrangement of tracts, and composition and ... More


Conclusion

David Duff

in Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The book concludes a brief case study of the ode, whose complicated evolution in the Romantic period encapsulates the generic currents and counter-currents traced in previous chapters. One of the ... More


Fictions of Authenticity: The Frame Narratives and Notes of the Waverley Novels

Fiona Robertson

in Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112242
eISBN:
9780191670725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112242.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter turns to the frame narrative of The Monastery, and several other types of paratext in the Waverley Novels, in order to focus on the careful constructions of authenticity which, for many ... More


The paper stage

Rachel Willie

in Staging the Revolution: Drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087639
eISBN:
9781526104052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087639.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter one examines how drama was enacted in textual form upon the paper stage, outlining how writers used the medium of print to appropriate pre-civil war drama as a way to comment upon ... More


Introduction

Simon Hobbs

in Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter outlines the approaches, definitions, and theories used throughout the book, before giving a structural overview of each chapter. Firstly, the chapter directly addresses the accusations ... More


Art and Exploitation: Crossover, Slippage and Fluidity

Simon Hobbs

in Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using Paul McDonald’s, Barbara Klinger’s, and Jonathan Gray’s work on the home entertainment industries, this chapter positions the DVD and Blu-ray as a fundamental paratextual form. Establishing it ... More


Early Extremity on DVD: History, Precursors and Exploitation Auteurs

Simon Hobbs

in Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter uses a historically and geographically mobile approach to map a range of films and filmmakers often absent from discussions of extreme cinema. The chapter starts with an exploration of ... More


Contemporary Extremity on DVD: Trends, Hard-core and Geographic Mobility

Simon Hobbs

in Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter continues the selective history of extreme art cinema instigated in Chapter 3. Focusing predominantly on the releases of Artificial Eye and Tartan Video, the chapter details the ... More


Michael Haneke: Glaciation, Legitimacy and Transgression

Simon Hobbs

in Cultivating Extreme Art Cinema: Text, Paratext and Home Video Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427371
eISBN:
9781474453554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427371.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the extreme cinema of Michael Haneke. Whilst increasingly well covered in scholarly accounts of extreme art cinema, Haneke’s work is most often approached from an aesthetic and ... More


Framing a History of the Present: or, Did the Pearls Scatter to the World’s Fair?

Marilyn Booth

in Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter considers how a volume such as this was celebrated and advertised locally, and how Fawwaz’s contemporaries ‘blurbed’ it for audiences. How did such a framing contribute to the era’s ... More


The Eusebian Canon Tables: Ordering Textual Knowledge in Late Antiquity

Matthew R. Crawford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198802600
eISBN:
9780191840890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A central book in late antique religious life was the four-gospel codex—a manuscript containing the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—and one of the most common features of such manuscripts is ... More


Gearing Up for War: Faulkner’s “Two Soldiers” and the Saturday Evening Post

Jennifer Nolan

in Faulkner and Print Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812308
eISBN:
9781496812346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812308.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter uses paratextual evidence surrounding the publication of William Faulkner’s story “Two Soldiers” in the Saturday Evening Post to argue for the importance of considering Faulkner’s works ... More


Putting it all Together: Retroactive Parody and Play

Andrew J. Friedenthal

in Retcon Game: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811325
eISBN:
9781496811363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811325.003.0042
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter argues for a cultural awareness of retconning through an exploration of retroactive continuity in the realms of parody, satire, and play. For a piece of parody to be successful, an ... More


Prefaces and the Reader’s Approach to the Text

Aaron Pelttari

in The Space that Remains: Reading of Latin Poetry in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452765
eISBN:
9780801455001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452765.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter uses Gérard Genette's idea of the paratext to interrogate the development of prefaces to Latin poetry. It shows that the prefaces of Claudian and Prudentius are distinct from earlier ... More


Dispute and Dissociation: John Black’s Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain (1811)

Alison E. Martin

in Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439329
eISBN:
9781474453844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the first of Humboldt’s works to appear in English translation, John Black’s oft-maligned rendering of the Essai politique sur le royaume de la Nouvelle Espagne (1808-11) as the ... More


The Ghost and the Machine: Plates and Paratext in The Book of Mormon

R. John Williams

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

A number of recent discussions of The Book of Mormon have attempted to push beyond the tired debates of apologists and critics by “bracketing” questions of the book’s ancient historicity. According ... More


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