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Caterpillage: Death and Truthiness in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still Life Painting

Judith H. Anderson and Joan Pong Linton

in Go Figure: Energies, Forms, and Institutions in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823233496
eISBN:
9780823241224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233496.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ever since its emergence at the turn of the seventeenth century, the aesthetic body of Dutch still life painting has been hamstrung by iconography. Viewed through the magnific lens of Britannica ... More


‘My Blundering Way of Learning’: Murry's Still Life

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter situates Murry's first novel, Still Life, within the frameworks of his friendship with D.H. and Frieda Lawrence and his intimate relationship with Katherine Mansfield. It discusses the ... More


Still Life and Women in Love

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter contains an intertextual reading of Murry's Still Life and Lawrence's Women in Love. It considers the ways that Murry's ambivalent friendship with Lawrence is reflected in Women in Love. ... More


Suitable for Framing: Insects in Early Still Life Paintings

Janice Neri

in The Insect and the Image: Visualizing Nature in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667642
eISBN:
9781452946603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667642.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter presents early European still life insect paintings. Artists referred to cultural practices related to displaying the natural world such as kuntskammers and natural history in the ... More


From Still Life to ‘Bliss’

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter begins with an intertextual reading of Mansfield's short story, ‘Bliss’ and Murry's Still Life. That reading emphasises differences between Murry and Mansfield in their fictional ... More


Figures of Self-Reference: A Media Genealogy of the Trompe-l’oeil in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still Life

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter ventures to read the trompe-l’oeil of Dutch still life paintings as a trace of the self-referentiality of the illuminated manuscript page of the late fifteenth century, which is ... More


The Afterlife of Art and Objects: The Cinematic Still Life in the Late Twentieth Century

James Tweedie

in Moving Pictures, Still Lives: Film, New Media, and the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190873875
eISBN:
9780190873912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873875.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Like the tableau vivant, the cinematic still life experienced a stunning revival and reinvention in the late twentieth century. In contrast to the stereotypically postmodern overload of images, the ... More


Gorgeous Three Gorges at Last Sight: Cinematic Remembrance and the Dialectic of Modernization

Sheldon H. Lu

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses a group of films that are set against the background of the construction of the Three Gorges Dam Project and the impending flooding of the area: Balzac and the Little Chinese ... More


Living Nature

Remo Bodei

in The Life of Things, the Love of Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264421
eISBN:
9780823266593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264421.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In still-life painting, particularly in seventeenth-century Netherlandish art, mimetic and illusionistic realism is extreme and refined, but it does not exhaust the meaning of the painting. Beneath ... More


Still Life

Jennifer Fay

in Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190696771
eISBN:
9780190696818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696771.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Environmental Politics

China’s Three Gorges Dam is the largest hydroelectric megadam in world history and the subject of Jia Zhangke’s digital film Still Life (2006), Liu Xiaodong’s oil paintings, and Yang Yi’s digital ... More


Documentarization and Amplified Realism in Jia Zhangke’s Films

G. Andrew Stuckey

in Metacinema in Contemporary Chinese Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390816
eISBN:
9789888455133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390816.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Documentary film in the PRC has become an important mode in the palate of Sixth Generation (or urban or independent) filmmaking. The recent prominence of documentary turns on the notion of ... More


The Life of Things, the Love of Things

Remo Bodei

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264421
eISBN:
9780823266593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264421.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

From prehistoric stone tools to machines to computers, things have traveled a long road along with human beings. Changing with the times, places, and methods of production, coming from diverse ... More


‘Siege Laid Again’: Arikha’s Gaze, Beckett’s Painted Stage

David Lloyd

in Beckett's Thing: Painting and Theatre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415729
eISBN:
9781474426831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415729.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter 3 explores Beckett’s relationship with the Romanian-Jewish painter Avigdor Arikha. After long practicing as an abstract painter, in 1965 Arikha committed himself to working “from ... More


Susana de Sousa Dias

Scott MacDonald

in Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For fifteen years Susana de Sousa Dias has been exploring the archive of the António de Oliveira Salazar regime, which ruled Portugal for forty-eight years (until the Carnation Revolution), through ... More


Surface and Edge: The Cinema of Jia Zhangke and Lou Ye

Qi Wang

in Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 approaches the cinema of Jia Zhangke from two angles: first, a complex mechanism of multivalent and metanarrative subject positions in and beyond the cinematic frame compels the spectator ... More


Life with Bill

Cathy Curtis

in A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190498474
eISBN:
9780190498504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498474.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

Elaine married Willem de Kooning on December 9, 1943, and they began living in an industrial loft that he had refurbished. He taught her to paint still lifes, and she also began drawing New York ... More


Introduction

Susan Wolf

in The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780195332803
eISBN:
9780190219123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332803.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter introduces the book and its discussion of morality, meaning and love, tracing a continuity of interest in the distinction between moral and nonmoral values from 1982 to the present. ... More


The Dissolution and Future of the Particular Arts

Lydia L. Moland

in Hegel's Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190847326
eISBN:
9780190847333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847326.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

As the romantic age progresses, humans’ increasing sense of themselves as the source of normativity is reflected in art. Finally, anything of human concern can become art: a fact reflected in Dutch ... More


The Music of the 1740s

Donald Burrows

in Handel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199737369
eISBN:
9780190268152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737369.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter analyses the musical compositions of George Frideric Handel during the 1740s. The decade marked the emergence of a creative period that saw oratorio-type masterworks follow each other, ... More


Subjectivity in Retreat: Painting

Lydia L. Moland

in Hegel's Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190847326
eISBN:
9780190847333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847326.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

Modern subjectivity is difficult to capture in art’s sensuous media. Painting is the first of Hegel’s individual arts to attempt this challenge. Christian painting especially, Hegel claims, is able ... More


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