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The Political Implications of a Don Juan

Moyra Haslett

in Byron's Don Juan and the Don Juan Legend

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184324
eISBN:
9780191674198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184324.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter examines the extent to which Lord Byron's epic poem Don Juan was seen to be politically subversive and the extent to which the Don Juan legend made it so. The allusive appeal of the poem ... More


Ethics in the Public Domain: Essays in the Morality of Law and Politics

Joseph Raz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260691
eISBN:
9780191682148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260691.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This new collection opens with a pivotal chapter, not previously published, on the implications of the moral duties which arise out of concern for the well-being of others. The first part of the book ... More


The Cool Persona in New Objectivity Literature; or, Figures Devoured by the Shadows They Cast

Helmut Lethen

in Cool Conduct: The Culture of Distance in Weimar Germany

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201095
eISBN:
9780520916418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201095.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains that the cool conduct's ritual, actions, and lifestyle inscribe themselves as traces of separation within the world of fusion's imaginary spaces—birth memories, faith in the ... More


Introduction

Lisa Yoneyama

in Hiroshima Traces: Time, Space, and the Dialectics of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520085862
eISBN:
9780520914896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520085862.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the cultural meanings and political implications of the practices of remembering, reinscribing, and retelling memories of Hiroshima. In exploring the politics of historical ... More


Allies and antagonists

Charlotte Williamson

in Towards the emancipation of patients: Patients' experiences and the patient movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427458
eISBN:
9781447304043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427458.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the radical and conservative doctors who are considered allies and antagonists of the patient movement. It explains that the minority of doctors who are radical tend to support ... More


Postscript

Stephen Teo

in Director in Action

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098398
eISBN:
9789882206823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098398.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter summarizes the contribution to genre, examining Johnnie To's achievements from the critical-theoretical perspective of genre expectations, in particular the convention of the happy ... More


Fear of Suicide Terrorism: Consequences for Individuals and Politics

C. Dominik Güss, Alexandra Foust, and Dietrich Dörner

in The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925926
eISBN:
9780199380664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925926.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Suicide terrorism, although not new, increased over the last decade in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Terrorist organizations primarily use suicide attacks as a form of psychological warfare to ... More


Studying Political Legitimacy: Findings, Implications, and an Uneasy Question

Rudy B. Andeweg and Kees Aarts

in Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy Crisis: Explaining Trends and Cross-National Differences in Established Democracies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198793717
eISBN:
9780191835520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793717.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This final chapter concludes with a reflection on the findings presented in the book, the implications of these findings for politics and political science, and suggestions for a new research agenda ... More


Self-Styling

Lily Chumley

in Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691164977
eISBN:
9781400881321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164977.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the pedagogical forms through which students who matriculate to art academies after years of highly technical test prep are taught to practice creativity and “find themselves.” ... More


Erasing Footsteps: On Some Differences between the First and Popular Editions of Isabella Bird’s Unbeaten Tracks in Japan1

Ozawa Shizen

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the political implications of the revisions made to Unbeaten Tracks in Japan by Isabella Bird. The idealization of the Ainu people, the culminating northern point of her ... More


Reading between the (Blood)lines of Victorian Vampires: ‘Good Lady Ducayne’

Saverio Tomaiuolo

in In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter presents an analysis of the vampire story ‘Good Lady Ducayne’. It discusses the socio-political implications of the vampire during the late Victorian age and shows how Braddon’s text ... More


Fields: Colonialism, Folklore, and Postcolonial Theory

Sadhana Naithani

in The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses folklore studies and how the history of folklore research, critical studies on folklore collectors and their ideologies, and the socio-political implications of folklore ... More


“Identity” Declined in the Plural

Massimo Montanari

in Let the Meatballs Rest: And Other Stories About Food and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157339
eISBN:
9780231527880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157339.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter discusses the notion of food as a fundamental instrument of cultural identity. Many have, after all, asserted their identities via the authenticities of a particular cuisine, yet food ... More


Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: New Orientations for EU External Relations?

Stefan Griller, Walter Obwexer, and Erich Vranes

in Mega-Regional Trade Agreements: CETA, TTIP, and TiSA: New Orientations for EU External Economic Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198808893
eISBN:
9780191846625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808893.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the extent to which mega-regional agreements constitute new orientations for EU external relations. It focuses on CETA, TTIP, and TiSA, which are the most important instruments ... More


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