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Proximities and Boundaries: Sexual Anxiety and the Monastery

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

When the earlier portrayals of male–female relations in the church are compared with the images in the later hagiography, the overriding characteristic is continuity, as it was with the nuns' ... More


Introduction

Eleanor Hubbard

in City Women: Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199609345
eISBN:
9780191739088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609345.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter lays out the aim of this book: reconstructing the lives of ordinary early modern London women from their own points of view, as individuals who moved from household to household across ... More


Pussycats and Satyrs

Dean DeFino

in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167390
eISBN:
9780231850544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167390.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a scene in Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!, where the characters of the film end up having a heated argument after a lunch celebration. The chapter does this as a way to describe ... More


Jack the Ripper and the London Press

L. Perry Curtis Jr.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088724
eISBN:
9780300133691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088724.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Press coverage of the 1888 mutilation murders attributed to Jack the Ripper was, of necessity, filled with gaps and silences, for the killer remained unknown, and Victorian journalists had little ... More


The Weird Stuff: Textual and Sexual Anomalies in Faulkner’s Fiction

Theresa M. Towner

in Faulkner and Formalism: Returns of the Text

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032561
eISBN:
9781617032578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032561.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines textual and sexual anomalies in William Faulkner’s short stories, including “Hair,” “Artist at Home,” “Divorce in Naples,” and “The Leg.” It suggests that some of these stories ... More


Happily Ever After…

James Gracey

in The Company of Wolves

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325314
eISBN:
9781800342262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325314.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Neil Jordan's The Company of Wolves as a pivotal film that secured much wider distribution than a lot of other British films at the time. It recounts how The Company of Wolves ... More


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