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Conclusion

Laura Scuriatti

in Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The conclusion presents an overview of the book’s argument and shows how each chapter contributes to the thesis that Loy’s corpus creates a “critical modernism” and various eccentric positions which ... More


Peripatetic Knowledge in Plutarch's Table Talk

Katerina Oikonomopoulou

in The Philosopher's Banquet: Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588954
eISBN:
9780191728907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588954.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates the various modes of engagement with Peripatetic knowledge (particularly Peripatetic science) within Plutarch's Table Talk. More specifically, it discussed the narratives ... More


Self‐Reflexives as Floating Quantifiers

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter tackles the syntax of self-reflexives. Such reflexives are derived from pronouns by adjoining a self-part to them, which provides them with the syntax of floating quantifiers. This claim ... More


Extending the Analysis

Johan Rooryck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd

in Dissolving Binding Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199691326
eISBN:
9780191731785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691326.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter extends the analysis. The first extension is to reflexives contained in PPs, which pose a problem for the syntactic analysis developed in Chapters 3 and 4. It is argued that PPs come in ... More


In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema

Ivone Margulies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190496821
eISBN:
9780190496852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema delineates a new performative genre based on replay and self-awareness. The book argues that in-person reenactment, an actual person ... More


Queer Transgression and Postcolonial Ambivalence

Malek Khouri

in The Arab National Project in Youssef Chahine's Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163548
eISBN:
9781617970153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163548.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Scanning contemporary Arab cinema through the lens of queer studies reveals many films exploring issues of gender identity and sexual difference, and challenging patriarchal culture in the broader ... More


The Task of Translation in Catullus 64

Elizabeth Marie Young

in Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus's Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226279916
eISBN:
9780226280080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280080.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Catullus’s poem 64 (a miniature epic or epyllion), though original by modern standards, is shot through with forms of translation that were common at Rome, in particular what ... More


Zombies, dog men and dragons: generic hybridity and gender crisis in British horror of the new millennium

Linnie Blake

in The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.003.0030
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter addresses some concerns of British horror cinema with specific reference to an extraordinary proliferation of what Noël Carroll would term ‘fusion monsters’, represented in various ... More


Horror, Happy Meals and Hybridisation: Scream and The 1990s

Steven West

in Scream

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325277
eISBN:
9781800342248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325277.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Wes Craven's New Nightmare and John Carpenter's In The Mouth of Madness that blurred existing horror cinema and horror literature with reality and pseudo-realities. It analyses ... More


People of the Book: Liturgical Culture and the Domestic Uses of Prayer Books

Lauren F. Winner

in A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households of Eighteenth-Century Virginia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124699
eISBN:
9780300168662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124699.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how prayer books represented a particular theology and practice of prayer; they were a crucial part of the material and devotional culture of Anglicanism. By the last decade of ... More


In the Stardust of a Song: Stardust Memories

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The book treats Stardust Memories as a sort of Rosetta stone of Allen’s filmography, because this autobiographical text incorporates so many thematic elements recurring in his oeuvre. Protagonist ... More


Exploding Boys and Hungry Girls

Katherine Roeder

in Wide Awake in Slumberland: Fantasy, Mass Culture, and Modernism in the Art of Winsor McCay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039607
eISBN:
9781626740112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039607.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Chapter two focuses ona groundbreaking, self-reflexive episode of Little Sammy Sneeze, a comic which follows a boy whose potent sneezes leave mayhem in his wake. Sammy's sneezes even shatter the ... More


Ambitions and Arguments – Exploring Amateur Cinema Through Fiction

Ryan Shand

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an account of scholarly research into amateur cinema as it has developed in the past decade or so, clarifies the structure of the present volume, and points towards ... More


Gunas Horror: Grandmother’s Tale

Ranga Rao

in R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and His Art

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199470754
eISBN:
9780199087624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470754.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, World Literature

Narayan’s last work, Grandmother’s Tale, a novella, tells the story of a determined young woman who goes searching for her husband missing for years. She succeeds in her mission but also encounters ... More


Practicing the Future in Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Fifth Book of Peace

Amy C. Tang

in Repetition and Race: Asian American Literature After Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190464387
eISBN:
9780190464400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464387.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the work of Asian American literature’s matriarch, Maxine Hong Kingston, through her recent work, The Fifth Book of Peace, a book that revises each of her earlier texts and, ... More


Narrative and Play: Shelley’s The Witch of Atlas and Byron’s Beppo

Michael O'Neill

in Shelleyan Reimaginings and Influence: New Relations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833697
eISBN:
9780191874147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833697.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘Narrative and Play’ continues to evaluate Byron and Shelley’s relationship with an eye to discussing how both poets employ narrative form in ways that create allow a constant cycle of renewal. The ... More


From Self-Involvement to Judgement: The Potentialities of Plato’s Phaedrus

Martin Warner

in The Aesthetics of Argument

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737117
eISBN:
9780191800658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737117.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Language

Plato’s most self-reflexive work offers a conception of philosophy that embodies yet transcends the dialectical. Some of the notorious interpretative puzzles of the Phaedrus arise from failing ... More


The Heart of Idealist Metaethics

W. J. Mander

in Idealist Ethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198748892
eISBN:
9780191811548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748892.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, History of Philosophy

To suggest as Chapters 5 to 8 together have done that for the idealist value is both relative to mind and metaphysically foundational to reality itself might seem a contradiction. This chapter is one ... More


Introduction: Philosophizing Films

Rebecca A. Sheehan

in American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190949709
eISBN:
9780190949747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949709.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The book’s introductory chapter situates its study of American avant-garde cinema in the context of the field of film-philosophy and the post-theory debates within cinema studies. The chapter ... More


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