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Synopsis

Jon Towlson

in Devil’s Advocates: Candyman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325543
eISBN:
9781800342347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325543.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details the synopsis of Bernard Rose's Candyman (1992), which takes place in present-day Chicago. Helen Lyle (Virginia Madsen), a graduate student researching urban legends, investigates ... More


Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: Banishment in Law, Literature, and Cult

Jonathan Stockdale

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839833
eISBN:
9780824868659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839833.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

For nearly 350 years during the Heian period in Japan (794-1185), execution was customarily abolished in favor of banishment. During the same period, exile emerged widely as a concern within ... More


Shinto during the Middle and Late Heian Period, Tenth through Twelfth Centuries

Helen Hardacre

in Shinto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190621711
eISBN:
9780190621742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190621711.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Jingikan’s ability to coordinate provincial shrines and their priests declined conspicuously. Emperors began to patronize shrines in new ways and to use Kami rituals for “private” purposes; the ... More


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