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Looking in on LifeDisney’s Real Spaces

J. P. Telotte

in Animating Space: From Mickey to WALL-E

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125862
eISBN:
9780813135540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses and examines Disney's later exploitation of various reality effects, as it drew together two spatial technologies. The first was the multiplane camera, which would bring the ... More


Introduction: Reading Things

Elaine Freedgood

in The Ideas in Things: Fugitive Meaning in the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261553
eISBN:
9780226261546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261546.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian novels describe, catalog, quantify, and in general shower us with things that threaten to crowd the narrative right off the page. These things do not get taken seriously—that is to say, ... More


Reading the Street

Kinohi Nishikawa

in Street Players: Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226586885
eISBN:
9780226587073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226587073.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

In the second half of the 1970s, Holloway House and Players magazine were made to mirror each other to a great degree. This was signaled by the return of Iceberg Slim. He authenticated his narrative ... More


Arnold Bennett: What Life Is

Charlotte Jones

in Realism, Form, and Representation in the Edwardian Novel: Synthetic Realism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198857921
eISBN:
9780191890499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857921.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf’s accusation that ‘Life escapes’ from the aesthetic horizons of Bennett’s fiction has long haunted his critical reception. Chapter 3 therefore turns to the function of description ... More


The Epilogue: Autobiography and Author’s Biography

Stefan Tilg

in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: A Study in Roman Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198706830
eISBN:
9780191778513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706830.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the curious last five chapters of book 11 (11.26–30), in which Lucius unexpectedly travels to Rome and which have been dubbed an ‘epilogue’ to the Metamorphoses. This epilogue ... More


Imagining Otherworlds

Aisling Byrne

in Otherworlds: Fantasy and History in Medieval Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198746003
eISBN:
9780191808708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746003.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter develops an initial reading of otherworld encounters that highlights their role within the texts in which they are embedded, rather than their relationship to the historical context in ... More


Realist Pace

Brian Gingrich

in The Pace of Fiction: Narrative Movement and the Novel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858287
eISBN:
9780191890659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858287.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Reality principle, reality effect: those two notions—psychoanalytical, narratological, epistemological—have determined our understanding of nineteenth-century literature explicitly for at least half ... More


Tolstoy’s Embodied Reader: Grasping the Fictional World

Elaine Auyoung

in When Fiction Feels Real: Representation and the Reading Mind

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190845476
eISBN:
9780190845506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845476.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers a major representational strategy that Leo Tolstoy uses throughout Anna Karenina. By repeatedly focusing on his characters’ performance of routine physical actions, Tolstoy ... More


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