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Language and Meaning in the Age of ModernismC.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries

Language and Meaning in the Age of Modernism: C.K. Ogden and His Contemporaries

James McElvenny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425032
eISBN:
9781474444859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425032.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book is a historical study of influential currents in the philosophy of language and linguistics of the first half of the twentieth century, explored from the perspective of the English scholar ... More

Reframing the AlhambraArchitecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Olga Bush

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book undertakes an inter-medial approach to the study of the Alhambra, the medieval palatial city built in Granada by the Nasrids, the last Muslim dynasty in the Iberian Peninsula. Its aesthetic ... More

Writing the Radio WarLiterature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Ian Whittington

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Writing the Radio War positions the Second World War as a critical moment in the history of cultural mediation in Britain. Through chapters focusing on the ‘broadbrow’ radicalism of J.B. Priestley, ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

E. Dawn Hall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Over her multi-film career, the American independent filmmaker Kelly Reichardt has established a highly individual perspectives on questions of gender, feminism, socioeconomics and sexual ... More

Raymond BellourCinema and the Moving Image

Raymond Bellour: Cinema and the Moving Image

Hilary Radner and Alistair Fox

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422888
eISBN:
9781474444767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422888.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This volume offers a succinct and clear account of the evolution of the work of noted French scholar Raymond Bellour (b. 1939) as expressed in his most important publications in the areas of cinema ... More

The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

The Pilgrims Society and Public Diplomacy, 1895-1945

Stephen Bowman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417815
eISBN:
9781474445184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417815.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book examines the role of the elite Pilgrims Society in Anglo-American relations during the first half of the twentieth century. The Pilgrims Society was a dining club founded in London and New ... More

From Film Practice to Data ProcessProduction Aesthetics and Representational Practices of a Film Industry in Transition

From Film Practice to Data Process: Production Aesthetics and Representational Practices of a Film Industry in Transition

Sarah Atkinson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748693580
eISBN:
9781474444668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693580.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From Film Practice to Data Process critically examines the practices of independent digital feature filmmaking in contemporary Britain. The business of conventional feature filmmaking is like no ... More

Beyond Eastern NoirReimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses representations of Russia and neighbouring Eastern Europe in post-1989 Nordic cinemas, investigating their hitherto-overlooked transnational dimension. Departing from the dark ... More

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Antonia White and Manic-Depressive Illness

Patricia Moran

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418218
eISBN:
9781474444996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Misdiagnosed as suffering from schizophrenia instead of what was bipolar or manic-depressive illness, Antonia White turned repeatedly to psychoanalysis and Catholicism to resolve the emotional ... More

Anthropomorphism in IslamThe Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Livnat Holtzman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

More than any other issue in early and medieval Islamic theology, anthropomorphism (tashbīh) stood at the heart of many theological debates. These debates were not purely intellectual; they were ... More

Affects, Actions and Passions in SpinozaThe Unity of Body and Mind

Affects, Actions and Passions in Spinoza: The Unity of Body and Mind

Chantal Jaquet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474433181
eISBN:
9781474445078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433181.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Nowadays there is a great enthusiasm for the Spinozan conception of the union of mind and body among modern researchers, such as Damasio. The fact that the Spinozan model has become very relevant is ... More

Volpone's BastardsTheorising Jonson's City Comedy

Volpone's Bastards: Theorising Jonson's City Comedy

Isaac Hui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423472
eISBN:
9781474444958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423472.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Through studying Volpone’s three bastard children – the dwarf, the androgyne and the eunuch – from the theoretical arguments of Freud, Lacan, Derrida and Foucault, this book discusses how Jonson’s ... More

The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

The Sociopragmatics of Attitude Datives in Levantine Arabic

Youssef A. Haddad

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474434072
eISBN:
9781474444866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474434072.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book analyses the sociopragmatics of attitude datives in four Levantine Arabic varieties; these are Syrian, Lebanese, Jordanian, and Palestinian Arabic. Attitude datives are optional pronominal ... More

Sentencing OrlandoVirginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Sentencing Orlando: Virginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Elsa Högberg and Amy Bromley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414609
eISBN:
9781474444989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414609.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

If the line is the privileged semantic unit in verse, we could ask whether the sentence plays the same role in prose. This possibility holds particular relevance for Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A ... More

Reframing 1968American Politics, Protest and Identity

Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1968 a series of local, national and global upheavals coalesced to produce some of the most consequential protest movements in the history of the United States. By examining the impact of 1968 on ... More

Popular Politics and Political CultureUrban Scotland, 1918-1939

Popular Politics and Political Culture: Urban Scotland, 1918-1939

Malcolm Petrie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474425612
eISBN:
9781474445214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425612.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The years between 1918 and 1939, witnessing as they did the unprecedented extension of the franchise, the decline of the Liberal Party, and the emergence of Labour as a party of government, are ... More

The Politics of Slavery

The Politics of Slavery

Laura Brace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401142
eISBN:
9781474445122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401142.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book asks what it means to describe someone as a slave and explores the political dimensions of that question. It argues against the search for a transhistorical and timeless definition of ... More

The Politics of Repressed GuiltThe Tragedy of Austrian Silence

The Politics of Repressed Guilt: The Tragedy of Austrian Silence

Claudia Leeb

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413244
eISBN:
9781474445177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Through a critical appropriation of Hannah Arendt, and a more sympathetic engagement with Theodor W. Adorno and psychoanalysis, this book develops a new theoretical approach to understanding ... More

New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Dolores Tierney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the late 1990s and early 2000s Latin American films Amores perros, Diarios de motocicleta, El hijo de la novia, Y tu mamá también, and Cidade de Deus enjoyed unprecedented critical and commercial ... More

Mallarme and the Politics of LiteratureSartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière

Mallarme and the Politics of Literature: Sartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière

Robert Boncardo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474429528
eISBN:
9781474445092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429528.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Mallarmé and the Politics of Literature: Sartre, Kristeva, Badiou, Rancière recounts the radical readings of Mallarmé’s seminal poems by some of France’s most important 20th century thinkers. The ... More

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