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Afterword

James L. Hallenbeck

in Palliative Care Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter focuses on the issue of living and dying. It suggests that if one wishes to die better, he needs to learn to live better. The chapter argues that more than anything else, it is the ... More


Prologue: A Wild Ride

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The grief that Raoul Walsh experienced when his mother died was almost unbearable. So adrift was young Walsh that he could not understand his life or what lay in store. He knew how to escape great ... More


Sorry

Tina Reynolds

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In her poem entitled “Sorry,” Tina Reynolds feels sorry for being in prison.


On Grief and Gratitude

Robert C. Solomon

in In Defense of Sentimentality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780195145502
eISBN:
9780199834969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514550X.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Is grief a “negative” emotion? Is it an emotion at all? We often tend to conflate what causes an emotion (in this case, a serious loss) with the value of the emotion itself. I argue that grief plays ... More


Introduction: From Melancholic States to Clinical Depression

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter is divided into four parts. The first part concerns themes that recur in the readings to follow: (1) the variety of forms melancholia takes and the diverse connotations of the terms ... More


Gentleness of Melancholy

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0034
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In melancholy, isn’t there the attraction of a deadly gentleness? Anxiety pervades space and makes recognition impossible. Anguish is a death threat precisely when we should accept it as part of ... More


Time without Measure, Sadness without Cure

Jean Ma

in Melancholy Drift: Marking Time in Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028054
eISBN:
9789882207172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028054.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hou Hsiao-hsien's renowned trilogy of films on modern Taiwanese history—A City of Sadness, The Puppetmaster, and Good Men, Good Women—all travel back in time ... More


Photography’s Absent Times

Jean Ma

in Melancholy Drift: Marking Time in Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028054
eISBN:
9789882207172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028054.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on another form of technological surplus that distinguishes the film's historiographic approach, a surplus articulated by reference to ... More


Storytelling Means Dissolving Relations

Alexander Kluge

Richard Langston (ed.)

in Difference and Orientation: An Alexander Kluge Reader

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739200
eISBN:
9781501739224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739200.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the dialogue between Piero Salabè and Alexander Kluge wherein they talked about Kluge's book Tür an Tür mit einem anderen Leben (Next Door to Another Life, 2006). Kluge claims ... More


Attachment, Temperament, and Adrenocortical Function in Infancy

Kathy Stansbury

in Extreme Fear, Shyness, and Social Phobia

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195118872
eISBN:
9780199848232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118872.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes the conceptual meaning of behavioral inhibition in children. It also offers evidence from a series of ongoing empirical studies in the author's laboratory investigating this ... More


A Home in Becoming: Forging Taiwan’s Imagined Community in Jiufen

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Examining Hou Xiaoxian's Dust in the Wind (1986) and City of Sadness (1989) as case studies, this chapter tells the story of how Jiufen, a once sleeping mining community in Northeastern Taiwan, ... More


Hou Xiaoxian as Ambassador: Performing Cross-Strait Histories in the “Taiwan Trilogy”

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter closely traces the evolution of Hou Xiaoxian's contentious modes of place making while he shot on-location in China for the “Taiwan Trilogy," where Southern Chinese locales sometimes ... More


Facial Expressions of Emotion and Psychopathology in Adolescent Boys

Dacher Keltner, Terrie E. Moffitt, and Magda Stouthamer-loeber

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter tests the three hypotheses concerning the relations between facial expressions of emotion and adolescent psychopathology. First, it is expected that externalizing adolescents, who are ... More


The Women in the Sitting Room

M. Laetitia Cairoli

in Girls of the Factory: A Year with the Garment Workers of Morocco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035611
eISBN:
9780813039206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035611.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter focuses on the lives of the factory girls through citations of the lives of three factory girls, namely, Nadia, Jamila, and Rashida. The chapter emphasizes how Moroccans accept sickness ... More


‘Aesthetic Bliss’ and Its Allegorical Displacements in Lolita

Barbara Straumann

in Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyses Nabokov’s Lolita and the text’s antagonism between tragic sadness and flippant playfulness. It centres on three areas: the manner the narratorial and authorial levels combine on ... More


Melancholic Habits: Burton's Anatomy & the Mind Sciences

Jennifer Radden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199348190
eISBN:
9780199348213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348190.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

To find a coherent account of normal and abnormal psychology from within Burton’s religious presuppositions and humoral explanations requires selection and interpretation. This reading highlights ... More


Amour Douleur Folie: State Violence and Post-Duvalierist Revenants

Jana Evans Braziel

in Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034577
eISBN:
9780813038247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034577.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Dany Laferrière's novel Le cri des oiseaux fous reflects on the emotional themes of Marie Chauvet's trilogy Amour colère folie which presents post-Duvalier viewpoints on love, madness, and anger in ... More


Ethical Experience: Mauvaise Conscience and Necessary Sadness

Donna Jowett

in Rethinking Philosophy of Religion: Approaches from Continental Philosophy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222063
eISBN:
9780823235605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222063.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the so-called mauvaise conscience and necessary sadness in relation to ethical experience. It explores what Emmanuel Levinas called mauvaise ... More


The global meaning structure of the emotion domain: Investigating the complementarity of multiple perspectives on meaning1

Johnny J. R. Fontaine and Klaus R. Scherer

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The hypotheses about the overall structure of the emotion domain as proposed by the three main theoretical approaches in psychology is investigated. As predicted by the componential emotion approach, ... More


Let Me Have Judgment, and the Jew His Will

Drew Daniel

in The Melancholy Assemblage: Affect and Epistemology in the English Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251278
eISBN:
9780823252701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251278.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice pitches melancholy oddly between opportunity, challenge, and therapeutic responsibility, its fundamentally epistemological mystery anticipating the ... More


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