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Conclusion

Llewelyn Morgan

in Musa Pedestris: Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199554188
eISBN:
9780191594991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554188.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a summary of the salient conclusions of the preceding chapters, with special attention to metre as an arena for Roman negotiation of their relationship to Greece, and the peculiar ... More


Humanity between gods and beasts?

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Being, Humanity, and Understanding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654727
eISBN:
9780191742088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654727.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Wherein lies the humanity of human beings? Many conflicting answers have been given in ancient and in modern times, with many focussing on what differentiates humans from gods and beasts. This ... More


I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Louis Moore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041341
eISBN:
9780252099946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

At its heart, I Fight for a Living is a book about black men who came of age in the Reconstruction and early Jim Crow era--a time when the remaking of white manhood was at its most intense, placing ... More


The Angers Apocalypse Tapestry: A Fourteenth‐Century Walking Tour of the Book of Revelation

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 2 presents and analyses the Angers Apocalypse Tapestry (c. l373–80) (hereafter Angers) as a large‐scale example of medieval visual exegesis of the Book of Revelation. The motivation of the ... More


The Body Encoded: Questions of Gender and the Electronic Text

Julia Flanders

in Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236634
eISBN:
9780191679315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236634.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Electronic texts are implicated with peculiar force in this notion of the virtual, because the understanding of textuality originates in the same philosophical crux as the ideas of physicality and ... More


Unmasking Explanation and the ‘Unreality’ Of Colour

Barry Stroud

in The Quest for Reality: Subjectivism and the Metaphysics of Colour

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151886
eISBN:
9780199867189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151887.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Argues against the idea that reality is purely physical and can be totally captured by scientific explanation, thus excluding colour from reality. Counters exclusive physicalism by arguing that ... More


Screening the Diva

Mary Simonson

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter explores the most modern medial intervention available to the prima donnas in this book: early film. It seems astonishing to learn that early twentieth-century opera singers such as Mary ... More


Our bodies, ourselves1

Ann Oakley

in Fracture: Adventures of a broken body

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349378
eISBN:
9781447302360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349378.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

What is the body? A ‘concrete, material, animate organisation of flesh, organs, nerves, muscles, and skeletal structure’ , but one which only takes shape as part of a psychical and social order. ... More


What Is it to Be Objectively Physical?

Ted Honderich

in Actual Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714385
eISBN:
9780191782794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714385.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There are different kinds of definitions. We need one of objective physicality, the dominant understanding of the physical in science and philosophy, that is not persuasive, prescriptive, purposive, ... More


Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Jane Tolmie (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Autobiography has seen enormous expansions and challenges over the past decades. One of these expansions has been in comics, and it is an expansion that pushes back against any postmodern notion of ... More


Speaking of Music: Addressing the Sonorous

Keith Chapin and Andrew H. Clark (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251384
eISBN:
9780823253029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251384.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The ways of speaking of music are many. People chat about it every day and in everyday language, but they also treat it as a limit, as the boundary of what is sayable. Speech is in one sense ... More


Physicality’s Sociality and Sociality’s Physicality: Fluid Boundaries of the Body

Maria Tapias

in Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the elusive and porous boundaries of the body among Punata residents as well as the relationship between physicality and sociality. It also considers the conceptualizations ... More


Writing Selves on Bodies

Valerie Anishchenkova

in Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The particularities of cultural and ideological discourses in the Arab world, as well as traditional literary conventions, have informed a troubled relationship between Arab autobiographers and their ... More


The Traveler to Excellent Beauty: Invited Rather than Drafted

Eric Dietrich

in Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171021
eISBN:
9780231539357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171021.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the prevailing scientific attitudes regarding the acceptance of physicalism, and in contrast, its rejection of dualism as a nigh-heretical notion with little scientific basis. ... More


Faulkner’s Sexualized City: Modernism, Commerce, and the (Textual) Body

Peter Lurie

in Faulkner's Sexualities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735604
eISBN:
9781621033318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735604.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the role and function of the erotic in William Faulkner’s fiction. More specifically, it traces Faulkner’s treatment of the erotic in urban settings from his early work, ... More


Stallone and Hollywood in Transition

Mark Gallagher

in The Ultimate Stallone Reader: Sylvester Stallone as Star, Icon, Auteur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169813
eISBN:
9780231850643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169813.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Sylvester Stallone's 1981 films, Nighthawks and Victory. Nighthawks provides a view of Hollywood on the brink of a new global expansion. It also locates Stallone amid ... More


Impossible Spectacles: Death, Dance, and Direct Expression

Kate Elswit

in Watching Weimar Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on the complications of staging death in danced form during a time when dance’s significance was understood to be increasingly derived from the physicality of the movement ... More


Introduction

Simon Creak

in Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838898
eISBN:
9780824869724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838898.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter examines how the ubiquity of physical practices in modern Laos demonstrates the extraordinary reach of physical culture in colonial and postcolonial societies and a global ... More


Socialist Cultures of Rhetoric and Physicality

Simon Creak

in Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838898
eISBN:
9780824869724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838898.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at how the Lao People's Revolutionary Party's (LPRP) “revolution in culture and thought” aimed to build a “new socialist person” as a requisite factor for the construction of ... More


Vientiane Games, 2009

Simon Creak

in Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838898
eISBN:
9780824869724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838898.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the implications of the 2009 25th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Vientiane, examining its historical context as well as the central paradox surrounding the games: the twin ... More


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