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Joseph Conrad and the Modern Temper

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117858
eISBN:
9780191671081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

A study which relates Conrad’s work to the crisis of modernity in the late 19th century, this book discusses ‘faultlines’ — ambiguities and apparent aesthetic ruptures — in nine of the major novels ... More


Privileged Partners: The Atlantic Relationship at the End of the Bush Regime

Charles S. Maier

in Just Another Major Crisis?: The United States and Europe since 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552030
eISBN:
9780191720291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552030.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, European Union

This chapter reminds us that we are still discussing an unfinished period. While one can make the argument for a disrupted relationship between the United States and Europe, “the rupture has been ... More


Can the Circle Be Unbroken? Public Opinion and the Transatlantic Rupture

Steven Kull

in Just Another Major Crisis?: The United States and Europe since 2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552030
eISBN:
9780191720291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552030.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, European Union

This chapter argues that the prognosis for repairing the Atlantic relationship ought to be good. There may well be a large split between the policies of the Bush administration and the attitudes of ... More


Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Donald J. Morse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book considers John Dewey's early philosophy on its own terms and aims to explicate its key ideas. It does so through the fullest treatment to date of his youthful masterwork, the Psychology. ... More


The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-Garde: The Journey of the 'Painterly Real', 1987-2004

Angela Harutyunyan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719089534
eISBN:
9781526124074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089534.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The book addresses late-Soviet and post-Soviet art in Armenia in the context of turbulent social, political and cultural transformations in the late 1980s, throughout the 1990s and in early 2000s ... More


What Is an Event?

Robin Wagner-Pacifici

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226439648
eISBN:
9780226439815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226439815.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

What is an Event? describes the complex lived experiences of events-in-the making. It analyzes how events erupt and take off from the ground of ongoing, everyday life and how they then restlessly ... More


Repairing Alliance Ruptures

Jeremy D. Safran, J. Christopher Muran, and Catherine Eubanks-Carter

in Psychotherapy Relationships That Work: Evidence-Based Responsiveness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737208
eISBN:
9780199894635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737208.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter reviews the existing empirical research on the topic of therapeutic alliance ruptures in psychotherapy. Ruptures in the therapeutic alliance are defined as episodes of tension or ... More


Duration of Gestation and Timing of Birth

Jun Zhang and David A. Savitz

in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195387902
eISBN:
9780199895328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387902.003.0041
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter starts with a review of methods for estimating the duration of pregnancy, considering the assumptions and accuracy in dating by the last normal menstrual period, ultrasound assessment, ... More


A Kind of Piety Toward Experience: Hope in Nuclear Times

Patrick Murray and Jeanne Schuler

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Murray and Schuler reflect autobiographically on their involvement in the peace movement in the 1960s and 1970s. This practical involvement led them, however, into professional ... More


Berlin Electropolis

Andreas Killen

in Berlin Electropolis: Shock, Nerves, and German Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243620
eISBN:
9780520931633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243620.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by looking at Berlin's late nineteenth-century transformation into “world city,” site and object of a discourse about the “hidden costs” of over civilization. It ties the ... More


The Horizon of Anarchy: Radical Politics in the Wake of Marx

Saul Newman

in The Politics of Postanarchism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634958
eISBN:
9780748652846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634958.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes up this notion of politics outside the state, showing the relevance of this idea to continental radical thought today and situating anarchism within debates among continental ... More


Experiments, 1968, and the Fractured Screen

Harper Cossar

in Letterboxed: The Evolution of Widescreen Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126517
eISBN:
9780813135618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126517.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is an analysis of non-normative filmic uses of the wide frame. These examples focus on ruptures foregrounded as subject. Ruptures occur in wide films when the unique attributes of the ... More


Conclusion

Harper Cossar

in Letterboxed: The Evolution of Widescreen Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126517
eISBN:
9780813135618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126517.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The goal of this project was twofold: to expand the widescreen literature in useful ways, and to address and enumerate specific aesthetic differences between widescreen and Academy ratio texts. By ... More


Introduction: Discovering the Beautiful Stranger …

Barbara M. Kennedy

in Deleuze and Cinema: The Aesthetics of Sensation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748611348
eISBN:
9780748652310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748611348.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book discusses the relevance of Gilles Deleuze's philosophy for the study of cinema. It provides synthesis of Deleuzian and post-structuralist feminist philosophy and a reconceiving of the ... More


Ghosts and Vanishing Indian Women: Death of the Celluloid Maiden in the 1990s

M. Elise Marubbio

in Killing the Indian Maiden: Images of Native American Women in Film

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124148
eISBN:
9780813134710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124148.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the arrival of the Celluloid Maiden in the 1990s, after a hiatus of seventeen years. The figure emerges in a diversity of roles, which include an avenging ghost, a political ... More


Dharma and Rupture in the Game of Dice

Emily T. Hudson

in Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860760
eISBN:
9780199979936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860760.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 2 examines how the epic’s aesthetics of suffering builds its threefold argument concerning the pervasive presence of suffering through examining the depiction of four characters and one ... More


Heaven’s Riddles or the Hell Trick: Theodicy and Narrative Strategies

Emily T. Hudson

in Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860760
eISBN:
9780199979936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860760.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 5 analyzes the epic’s treatment of several important themes through considering whether the Mahābhārata provides a rationale for the existence of suffering (i.e., a theodicy). First, this ... More


In Praise of Moderation

Khairudin Aljunied

in Hamka and Islam: Cosmopolitan Reform in the Malay World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501724565
eISBN:
9781501724589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501724565.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter pursues Hamka’s concept of moderation in all things and its contrast – extremism. Hamka provided a detailed explanation on why some Muslims departed from being moderate and the ... More


Setting Legal Boundaries

Hans Lindahl

in Fault Lines of Globalization: Legal Order and the Politics of A-Legality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199601684
eISBN:
9780191747649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601684.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The problem to be dealt with in this chapter is twofold. On the one hand, it is necessary to get a handle on how, in response to a-legality, boundary-setting can transform legal collectives. ... More


Politics for Equals

Mustafa Dikeç

in Space, Politics and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685974
eISBN:
9781474412490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685974.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Rancière’s understanding of politics implies a relationship between aesthetic forms and established orders of hierarchy (‘the police’, as he calls them). Such orders are consolidated and apprehended ... More


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