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“Haunting Face”: Spectral Premonitions and the Memory of the Dead

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In Joyce's Ireland, the past is not over until it has found its expressions in the present, and it is these spectral premonitions that allowed Irish culture to come to terms with the traumatic fall ... More


Figures, faces, and desire: male bodies and manliness

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


Hydrology of peatlands

Håkan Rydin and John K. Jeglum

in The Biology of Peatlands

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198528722
eISBN:
9780191728211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528722.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Understanding the hydrology is fundamental for understanding peatland habitats, and this chapter considers both the quantitative and qualitative (chemical) aspects of water in peatlands. It describes ... More


Idealizing the Prima Donna in Mid-Victorian London 1

Roberta Montemorra Marvin

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/9780195365870.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Chapter 2 explores the visual culture of nineteenth-century British spectatorship by examining images of prima donnas that were published in one of the principal English newspapers, the Illustrated ... More


The Cosmetic Gaze: Body Modification and the Construction of Beauty

Bernadette Wegenstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232678
eISBN:
9780262301114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232678.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

If the gaze can be understood to mark the disjuncture between how we see ourselves and how we want to be seen by others, the cosmetic gaze—in this book’s formulation—is one through which the act of ... More


Hybridised Whiteness in ‘Rose’: The Displacement of Racialised/Gendered Discours in a Japanese Queer Magazine in the 1970s

Katsuhiko Suganuma and Siu-lun Wong

in Contact Moments: The Politics of Intercultural Desire in Japanese Male-Queer Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083701
eISBN:
9789882209053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083701.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 3 investigates a morphing process of the gendered binary metaphor of Japan and the West. The case study for this chapter is conducted on the first Japanese commercial gay magazine, Barazoku ... More


Historical introduction

O.D. Creutzfeldt

in Cortex Cerebri: Performance, Structural and Functional Organisation of the Cortex

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523246
eISBN:
9780191724510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523246.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter provides a historical perspective to systematic scientific research on the cerebral cortex. The significance of the cerebral cortex for the higher integrative and intellectual functions ... More


Sensing Bodies: Negotiating the Body and Identity in Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Aurora Floyd and Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone

Kylee-Anne Hingston

in Articulating Bodies: The Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620757
eISBN:
9781789629491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620757.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter illustrates how mid-Victorian sensation fiction responds to anxieties exacerbated by nascent Victorian psychology’s attempt to map the self on the corporeal body. Examining the form and ... More


Mysterious Bodies: Solving and De-Solving Disability in the Fin-de-Siècle Mystery

Kylee-Anne Hingston

in Articulating Bodies: The Narrative Form of Disability and Illness in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620757
eISBN:
9781789629491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620757.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that disability becomes fully specimen in the fin-de-siècle mystery, which grants authority to the professional discourses of medicine, science, and law. Comparing Robert Louis ... More


Introduction: Toward a Physiognomic Epidemiology of the Fetishized Jew

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces terminology and methods that will be used throughout this study. It offers working definitions of Judentum, antisemitism, Jewish-identified individuals, fetish, modernity, and ... More


The “Bon Curé” of Emberménil

Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall

in The Abbe Gregoire and the French Revolution: The Making of Modern Universalism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241800
eISBN:
9780520931091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241800.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1782, Henri Grégoire was named curé (parish priest) of Emberménil, as successor to his old mentor—something truly momentous for someone in his circumstances. Though he could have remained an ... More


How to Read a Face: Pilgrims and Ascetic Physiognomy

Georgia Frank

in The Memory of the Eyes: Pilgrims to Living Saints in Christian Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222052
eISBN:
9780520924352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222052.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on pilgrims' responses to the facial appearance of ascetics. Monastics developed their own physiognomic enterprise, often exhorting novices on the type of self-fashioning that ... More


‘Roses blooming under glass; lips cut with a knife’: Hermeneutics of the Modern Female Face in Woolf and Mansfield

Halyna Chumak

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Inspired by the interdisciplinary studies undertaken by Michael North and Rochelle Rives, this article examines conspicuous representations of the modern female face in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway ... More


‘Roots, Remedies and Properties of Stones’: Dead Sea Healing

Joan E. Taylor

in The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199554485
eISBN:
9780191745911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554485.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

The Dead Sea’s healing resources, being so well-known in antiquity, also attracted Essenes, who were attested as being adept in pharmacological lore (so Josephus, War 2: 136). As John Allegro once ... More


Small Mammal Communities in Upland and Floodplain Forests along an Amazonian White Water River

Jay R. Malcolm, James L. Patton, and Maria Nazareth F. da Silva

in Mammalian Diversification: From Chromosomes to Phylogeography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098534
eISBN:
9780520916098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098534.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the non-volant small mammal communities in floodplain and upland forest along the Juruá River, a white-water tributary in the western part of the Amazon Basin. It compares small ... More


New directions in theory-building

Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

in Theory and Reform in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049910
eISBN:
9781781700242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049910.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines the latest theoretical trends and the two treaty revisions that occurred during the mid-1980s and early 1990s, introducing the Single European Act and the Treaty on European ... More


Hang-Dog Looks: From Subjects at Law to Objects of Science in Animal Trials

Laurie Shannon

in The Accommodated Animal: Cosmopolity in Shakespearean Locales

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924168
eISBN:
9780226924182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924182.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

A “hang-dog look” refers to the conscious look of guilt, or the fear and anticipation of punishment or shame, and is a deflated look often describing human defendants in courtrooms and the ordinary ... More


Affecting: Endell’s Mathematics of Living Feeling

Zeynep Çelik Alexander

in Kinaesthetic Knowing: Aesthetics, Epistemology, Modern Design

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226485201
eISBN:
9780226485348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226485348.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

While many at the turn of the century imagined a new aesthetic theory that prioritized feelings, it was August Endell who theorized the epistemological possibilities of feeling with unrivalled ... More


Hermetic borderline

Mechthild Fend

in Fleshing Out Surfaces: Skin in French Art and Medicine, 1650-1850

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719087967
eISBN:
9781526120724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087967.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on a set of nudes and portraits by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. It engages with the artist's ambivalent relationship with artistic anatomy and demonstrates the artist's ... More


Epilogue: Mass Culture's Search for Disorder

Michael Ayers Trotti

in The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831786
eISBN:
9781469604374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899038_trotti.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book concludes with a discussion of nineteenth-century American society's fascination with criminals: their acts and their bodies, their expressions, gait, manner, visage, and images of them ... More


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