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Henry James’s Awkward Stage

David Kurnick

in Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151519
eISBN:
9781400840090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151519.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes Henry James's The Other House, which was conceived as a play but published as a novel in 1896. Almost exclusively reliant on dialogue and dense with the notation of movements ... More


Conclusions

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This conclusion reviews the themes of the book, in particular its notion of ‘imagining witchcraft’. Drawing on the work of Jonathan Z. Smith, it claims that witchcraft, like religion, is a ... More


Farmers and Hoplites: Models of Historical Development

Hans Van Wees

in Men of Bronze: Hoplite Warfare in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143019
eISBN:
9781400846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143019.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter critiques the grand narrative of Hanson's The Other Greeks and argues that it is wrong in important respects. The chapter presents the social and economic changes in the eighth century ... More


‘The Other’

Judith Lieu

in Christian Identity in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199262892
eISBN:
9780191602818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262896.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Common to nearly all constructions of identity is that of ‘the [stereotyped] other’, the ‘not-us’, often defined negatively, in opposition to, and in order to sustain, a self-understanding. In ... More


Culture and the Cultural: Problems, Pitfalls, and a Proposal

S.N. Balagangadhara

in Reconceptualizing India Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198082965
eISBN:
9780199081936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082965.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Today, it is almost sacrilegious to ‘Other the other’ while doing anthropology. Because the notion of culture itself has become suspect, apparently, one cannot even suggest that cultures different ... More


Montaigne, Julian, and “Others”: The Quest for Peaceful Coexistence in Public Space

David M. Posner

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Michel de Montaigne’s treatment of fourth-century Roman emperor Julian in De la liberté de conscience offers a fascinating lesson in church-state relations and Montaigne’s relationship with himself. ... More


Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics as Relation

Derrida Levinas and Nancy

in Ethics and Politics after Poststructuralism: Levinas, Derrida and Nancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748685134
eISBN:
9780748695119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685134.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on Emmanuel Levinas’s work on relation and the Other, often used as an ethical starting point for poststructuralist approaches. This leads to two key interrelated insights which ... More


Objects in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear: Imagination and the Other

Šarūnas Paunksnis

in Dark Fear, Eerie Cities: New Hindi Cinema in Neoliberal India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493180
eISBN:
9780199096923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493180.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter looks at the problem of urban centre and the periphery, as well as the production of the Other in neoliberal India and new Hindi cinema. The Other here means one that is outside of the ... More


From Eschatology to Awaiting: Futurity in Levinas

Neal Deroo

in Futurity in Phenomenology: Promise and Method in Husserl, Levinas, and Derrida

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823244645
eISBN:
9780823252749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244645.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues for the centrality of futurity for all of Levinas’s thought. It begins by explaining the central role that the future plays in the early works, focusing especially on Time and the ... More


Creating Assyria in Its Own Image

Marian H. Feldman

in Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter proposes that practicing a consistent style, distinct from the varied stylistic practices of the Levant, helped to bolster Assyrian state consolidation as a community of culturally ... More


Ethical Reductions

Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

in Political Responsibility: Responding to Predicaments of Power

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231174848
eISBN:
9780231541466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174848.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 4, “Ethical Reductions,” zones in on Emmanuel Levinas’s theorization of responsibility and its different reinterpretations in the transatlantic ethical scene. It opens with a critical account ... More


Levinas: Love, Justice and Responsibility

Linnell Secomb

in Philosophy and Love: From Plato to Popular Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623679
eISBN:
9780748671854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623679.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores Emmanuel Levinas' ethics of love along with a reading of Marguerite Duras' Hiroshima, mon amour. Hiroshima, mon amour affixes Levinas' ethics. Levinas recognizes the ... More


Conclusion

Laura Hengehold

in Simone de Beauvoir's Philosophy of Individuation: The Problem of The Second Sex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418874
eISBN:
9781474438599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418874.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Will women’s freedom from sexist sense mean an end to the concept of the “Other”? Who is Beauvoir’s Other? This chapter sets The Second Sex in dialogue with Deleuze’s references to the “Other” in ... More


Creature Discomforts: Levinas’s Interpretation of Creation Ex Nihilo

Jeffrey Hanson

in Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In “Creature Discomforts”, Jeffrey Hanson argues that, contrary to other interpretations, the trope of creation ex nihilo plays, with some minor changes and development, a significant role throughout ... More


Cosmopolitanism, Difference and Aporetic Universalism

Kate Schick

in Gillian Rose: A Good Enough Justice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748639847
eISBN:
9780748676675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639847.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter advocates Rose's aporetic universalism as an alternative approach to thinking about exclusion and the Other. Liberal cosmopolitanism advocates legal equality as a redress for exclusion; ... More


Racism: “America’s Original Sin”

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how evangelical progressives viewed racism as an institutionalized injustice that needed remedial public programs and policies. It considers inequalities faced by the African ... More


Introduction

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents an overview of the progressive evangelical movement as an alternative to both the Religious Right and the political left from the 1970s into the twenty-first century. It ... More


The Problem of Sexist Sense

Laura Hengehold

in Simone de Beauvoir's Philosophy of Individuation: The Problem of The Second Sex

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418874
eISBN:
9781474438599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418874.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses on the first volume of The Second Sex (“Facts and Myths”) and argues that the real goal of Beauvoir’s text is to prevent the systematic blockage of women’s opportunities for ... More


Errata Exhibitions: The Sites of Chicana/o Art Discourse

Karen Mary Davalos

in Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the errata exhibition, a show that counters a mainstream presentation of art. With the appearance of the errata exhibition in 1975, Chicana feminist artists leveraged ... More


A Sense of Place

Emma Simone

in Virginia Woolf and Being-in-the-world: A Heideggerian Study

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474421676
eISBN:
9781474434638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421676.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, the significance of the notion of ‘place’ throughout Woolf’s oeuvre is explored. Sharing affinities with the Heideggerian perspective, Woolf’s writings both demonstrate and reinforce ... More


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