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DEBT AND LOVE

Rushmir Mahmutćehajić

in On Love: In the Muslim Tradition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227518
eISBN:
9780823237029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227518.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The relationship of man and God, in which they love one another, is the way of human existence in which his totality is included. Repentance and purification are maintained through the will or ... More


Virtuality and Actualization: Deleuze and Bluegrass

Gary Peters

in Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226452623
eISBN:
9780226452760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452760.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter continues the discussion of the Del McCoury Band while re-introducing Deleuze's concepts of virtuality/verticality and actualization/horizontality to illuminate the manner in which ... More


Maya Deren: Strategies for Dancefilm

Erin Brannigan

in Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195367232
eISBN:
9780199894178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367232.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

Maya Deren's writings on film provide the basis for considering her dancefilm works such as A Study in Choreography for Camera (1945) and Ritual in Transfigured Time (1945–1946). A pivotal figure in ... More


Shifting Paradigms in Conservation and Environmental Anthropology

Ben Campbell

in Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198078524
eISBN:
9780199082278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078524.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The chapter examines debates about the fragility of Himalayan ecology, and the theories that have been advanced to explain and remedy environmental degradation. It reviews accounts of the ... More


Connecting Pathways: Dwelling and Displacement on the Mountainside

Ben Campbell

in Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198078524
eISBN:
9780199082278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078524.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 4 investigates the fundamentally mobile relationship of Tamang villagers to their landscape, the historically shifting geographical ranges of their transhumance cycles, the effects mobility ... More


Transforming Life: The Greek and Abrahamic Traditions

Gavin Flood

in Religion and the Philosophy of Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198836124
eISBN:
9780191873478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836124.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although the category ‘Abrahamic religions’ is contentious, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam do form a group of traditions related historically, conceptually, and practically. The theme of life ... More


Conduit

Stephen R. Shaver

in Metaphors of Eucharistic Presence: Language, Cognition, and the Body and Blood of Christ

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197580806
eISBN:
9780197580837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197580806.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The third of three chapters exploring spatial imagery, Chapter 9 presents the conduit, a distinctively Reformed motif, which portrays Jesus Christ as located in heaven and connected to believers on ... More


A Different Sameness: Borges and Deleuze on Repetition

Gary Peters

in Improvising Improvisation: From Out of Philosophy, Music, Dance, and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226452623
eISBN:
9780226452760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452760.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter brings Borges and Deleuze together to discuss to forms of difference: the same difference and a different sameness. The former is more familiar mapping as it does on to the openness of ... More


Enigmatic Presence: Satellites and the Vertical Spatialities of Security

Stephen Graham

in Spaces of Security: Ethnographies of Securityscapes, Surveillance, and Control

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479863013
eISBN:
9781479805778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479863013.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Earth’s fast-expanding array of active satellites are central to the organization, experience – and destruction – of contemporary life on the earth’s surface. Yet it remains difficult to ... More


Roots and Transcendence

Christy Wampole

in Rootedness: The Ramifications of a Metaphor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226317656
eISBN:
9780226317793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317793.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter argues that conceptions of spiritual and intellectual transcendence in European thought are predicated on rootedness. Beginning with Plato’s Timaeus, the human has been imagined ... More


The Surfaces of Geography

Veronica della Dora

in The Mantle of the Earth: Genealogies of a Geographical Metaphor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226741291
eISBN:
9780226741321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741321.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the institutionalization and establishment of geography as an academic discipline in Europe and North America, and on shifting perceptions of space in an age increasingly ... More


A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Language is the main character of this film which was written in a rich, colourful and vibrant slang. A young female delinquent, played by Bernadette Lafont, is visited in jail by a sociologist who ... More


Day for Night (1973)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Day for Night won an Oscar for Truffaut and marks the return of his films to box-office. It is the beginning of a new creative period that will produce a series of masterpieces. In Day for Night, ... More


Small Change (1976)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this film, Truffaut captures the dynamics among a group of young children. The plot is structured around the complementary of two of them: a blond boy prone to love infatuations and another, ... More


Cutting Deep: Bronze Age (1470–1290 cal. B.C.)

Doug Bailey

in Breaking the Surface: An Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611873
eISBN:
9780190611903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611873.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter presents a detailed description, discussion, and interpretation of the Middle Bronze Age site, the Wilsford Shaft. The discussion moves the debate beyond the existing ... More


Skylines

Christoph Lindner

in Imagining New York City: Literature, Urbanism, and the Visual Arts, 1890–1940

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195375145
eISBN:
9780190226350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375145.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This part of the book examines the emergence of the modern skyline and the ways in which it acquired symbolic and cultural significance between 1890 and 1940. The discussion takes the post-9/11 city ... More


The 400 Blows (1959)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this directly autobiographical film, Truffaut transposes the real-life secret of his illegitimate birth by the maternal adultery. After a fateful encounter in the streets with his mother, who is ... More


Jules and Jim (1962)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This adaptation of an autobiographical novel by a 76-year-old writer makes extensive use of the literary text in a voice over. Time is the main protagonist of the film. Split into two complementary ... More


The Soft Skin (1964)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This painfully autobiographical film was shot just before Truffaut’s divorce. Deprived of a voice-over, the hero projects his conflicts and shortcomings onto obsessional images of objects and ... More


Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s novel, Truffaut adopts the style of fairy tales with simplified but well-defined characters and a creative use of colors. The film can be read as a transposition, ... More


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