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“This Ain't Religion”: Spiritual Healing and Reproductive Rights

Shawn Francis Peters

in When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how issues of reproductive rights have been implicated in cases of religion-based medical neglect. Its primary focus is on legal cases involving members of a New England sect ... More


Liu Cixin’s Three-Body Trilogy: Between the Sublime Cosmos and the Micro Era

Mingwei Song

in Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces the life and work of Liu Cixin, a Chinese science-fiction writer who has played a major role in reviving the genre in twenty-first-century China. The chapter discusses Liu’s ... More


Criminal Collaborators: Deacon Brodie and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Audrey Murfin

in Robert Louis Stevenson and the Art of Collaboration

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451987
eISBN:
9781474477109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451987.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Deacon Brodie (1880), one of three plays collaboratively composed with his friend W.E. Henley, along with Stevenson’s short story “The Body Snatcher” and his essay “A Chapter ... More


The Tremulous Soul: The Worcester Fragments

D. Vance Smith

in Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226640853
eISBN:
9780226641041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641041.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The twelfth-century scholar known as the Tremulous Hand of Worcester who glossed Aelfric's Grammar also copied St. Bede's Lament, a poem about the loss of learning, and an early Middle English debate ... More


Decision making in the WTO: From Negotiated Law-making to Judicial Law-making

R Rajesh Babu

in International Economic Law and Governance: Essays in Honour of Mitsuo Matsushita

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198778257
eISBN:
9780191823763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778257.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

In the recent times, the ‘consensus’ decision-making processes practiced in WTO have come under criticism owing to constant deadlocks. This inability of political bodies to address and respond to ... More


“Great Wall Planet”: Estrangements of Chinese Science Fiction

Veronica Hollinger

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In “‘Great Wall Planet’: Estrangements of Chinese Science Fiction,” Veronica Hollinger offers a few observations about Chinese SF, specifically in terms of its potential to defamiliarize what ... More


The Communication of Ideas

Barry Langford

in Post-Classical Hollywood: Film Industry, Style and Ideology since 1945

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638574
eISBN:
9780748671076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638574.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The conventional image of the United States from the end of World War II to President John F. Kennedy's assassination in November 1963, is of two febrile periods of heightened Cold War tensions, ... More


Contesting Marriage: The Finnish Unromantic Comedy

Jaakko Seppälä

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The genre of the romantic comedy was domesticated in the studio era of Finnish cinema that lasted from the early 1930s to late 1950s by filmmakers who admired Hollywood films, an example of whom ... More


Animality in Eschatological Transformation

Eric Daryl Meyer

in Inner Animalities: Theology and the End of the Human

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280148
eISBN:
9780823281619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280148.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 6 takes up the end of the human story with God, the eschatological transformation of the human being through the resurrection of the body end entry into perfect communion with God. ... More


Dissecting the Doctor: Mr. Jekyll, Dr. Hyde, and Robert Knox

Caroline McCracken-Flesher

in The Doctor Dissected: A Cultural Autopsy of the Burke and Hare Murders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199766826
eISBN:
9780190252854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199766826.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at Robert Louis Stevenson's “The Body Snatcher.” Thoroughly subjected by Scotland and by period medicine, Stevenson writes here as if he has at last escaped the clutch of both, and ... More


GA: Armani’s Giorgio Armani

Paul Brooker and Margaret Hayward

in Rational Leadership: Developing Iconic Corporations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825395
eISBN:
9780191864063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825395.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

The Armani high-fashion example illustrates the importance of adaptive rational methods in his founding and developing of an iconic high-fashion firm. Armani adapted stylistically to fashion’s new ... More


Making Black Histories, Stories and Memories Visible

Celeste-Marie Bernier, Alan Rice, Lubaina Himid, and Hannah Durkin

in Inside the invisible: Memorialising Slavery and Freedom in the Life and Works of Lubaina Himid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620856
eISBN:
9781789629903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620856.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction summarises the key themes of the book and examines the ways in which Lubaina Himid has devoted her practice to researching, remembering and reimagining the lives not only of iconic ... More


The Violence of Memory: Women’s Re-narrations of the Partition

Deepti Misri

in Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038853
eISBN:
9780252096815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038853.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on a set of women's narrations regarding the patriarchal memorializations of Partition and uncovers a widely disavowed form of violence against women: the preemptive killing of ... More


Plant Horror: Love Your Own Pod

Natania Meeker and Antónia Szabari

in Radical Botany: Plants and Speculative Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286638
eISBN:
9780823288847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286638.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The sixth chapter moves into the world of “plant horror” to explore the ways in which the plant becomes a figure for both cinema itself and for life under global capitalism, inspiring fear and desire ... More


Artist Statement I Gathering and Reusing

Celeste-Marie Bernier, Alan Rice, Lubaina Himid, and Hannah Durkin

in Inside the invisible: Memorialising Slavery and Freedom in the Life and Works of Lubaina Himid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620856
eISBN:
9781789629903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620856.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this section of the book, Himid discusses Cut-Out Men (1981–85), A Fashionable Marriage (1987), Freedom and Change (1984) and We Will Be (1983).


‘They who document/paint the History hold the Power’: Retelling, Reimagining and Recreating New Narratives of Black Heroism in Toussaint I (1987) and Toussaint II (2002)

Celeste-Marie Bernier, Alan Rice, Lubaina Himid, and Hannah Durkin

in Inside the invisible: Memorialising Slavery and Freedom in the Life and Works of Lubaina Himid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620856
eISBN:
9781789629903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620856.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Across her decades-apart series, Scenes from the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture I (1988) and Scenes from the life of Toussaint L’Ouverture II (2002) which are the subject of this chapter, Himid ... More


Artist Statement III Return to the Operatic

Celeste-Marie Bernier, Alan Rice, Lubaina Himid, and Hannah Durkin

in Inside the invisible: Memorialising Slavery and Freedom in the Life and Works of Lubaina Himid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620856
eISBN:
9781789629903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620856.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Naming the Money (Figures 56–58) is probably the most important work I’ve ever made, but for more personal reasons than its scale and reach. The period through which the work took place was one of ... More


Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Huw Griffiths

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book provides a sustained, formalist and theoretically-informed reading of the multiple body parts that litter the dialogue and action of Shakespeare’s history plays, including Henry V, Richard ... More


Lesbian Hymen-mending by Celestina and Wittig

in Empire on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311826
eISBN:
9781846315268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311826.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Lesbian Body was written by Monique Wittig. Within the text, lists of anatomical names for parts of the lesbian body interweaved with the narratives that discuss the mutual dismembering and ... More


Introduction: The Baroque Body Parts of Henry VI Part Two

Huw Griffiths

in Shakespeare's Body Parts: Figuring Sovereignty in the History Plays

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474448703
eISBN:
9781474490863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474448703.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The introduction sets up the starting premise of book: that, in the history plays, metaphors involving bodies and body parts always complicate, rather than simplify, any understanding of sovereign ... More


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