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Story MovementsHow Documentaries Empower People and Inspire Social Change

Story Movements: How Documentaries Empower People and Inspire Social Change

Caty Borum Chattoo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190943417
eISBN:
9780190943455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943417.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Social-issue documentaries are art for civic imagination and social critique. Today, audiences experience documentaries that interrogate topics like sexual assault in the military (The Invisible ... More

Theorizing Adaptation

Theorizing Adaptation

Kamilla Elliott

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197511176
eISBN:
9780197511213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Asking why adaptation has been seen as more problematic to theorize than other humanities subjects, and why it has been more theoretically problematic in the humanities than in the sciences and ... More

Psychomotor AestheticsMovement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film

Psychomotor Aesthetics: Movement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film

Ana Hedberg Olenina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051259
eISBN:
9780190051297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the late 19th century, neurophysiology introduced techniques for detecting somatic signs of psychological processes. Scientific modes of recording, representing, and interpreting body movement as ... More

St Paul's Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and CultureSpatial Practices

St Paul's Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Spatial Practices

Roze Hentschell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848813
eISBN:
9780191883187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848813.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

St Paul’s Cathedral Precinct in Early Modern Literature and Culture: Spatial Practices is a study of London’s cathedral, its immediate surroundings, and its everyday users in early modern literary ... More

The Literature of ConnectionSignal, Medium, Interface, 1850-1950

The Literature of Connection: Signal, Medium, Interface, 1850-1950

David Trotter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198850472
eISBN:
9780191885587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850472.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book is about some of the ways in which the world got ready to be connected, long before the advent of the technologies and the concentrations of capital necessary to implement a global ‘network ... More

Meditating Death in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional WritingFrom Bonaventure to Luther

Meditating Death in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Writing: From Bonaventure to Luther

Mark Chinca

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198861980
eISBN:
9780191894787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861980.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Meditating about death and the afterlife was one of the most important techniques that Christian societies in medieval and early modern Europe had at their disposal for developing a sense of ... More

Typographies of Performance in Early Modern England

Typographies of Performance in Early Modern England

Claire M. L. Bourne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198848790
eISBN:
9780191883149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848790.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Typographies of Performance is the first book-length study of early modern English playbook typography. It tells a new history of drama from the period by considering the page designs of plays by ... More

Serial FormsThe Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Clare Pettitt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815–1848 proposes an entirely new way of reading the transition into the modern. The first book in a three-part series which will take the reader ... More

Writing About Animals in the Age of Revolution

Writing About Animals in the Age of Revolution

Jane Spencer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198857518
eISBN:
9780191890277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857518.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This book argues that shifting attitudes to nonhuman animals in eighteenth-century Britain affected the emergence of radical political claims based on the concept of universal human rights. It ... More

American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

American Avant-Garde Cinema's Philosophy of the In-Between

Rebecca A. Sheehan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190949709
eISBN:
9780190949747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949709.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Can films philosophize rather than simply represent philosophical ideas developed outside the cinematic medium? Taking up this question crucial to the field of film-philosophy, this book argues that ... More

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