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Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Charles Gore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book explores the roles of contemporary urban shrines and their visual traditions in Benin City. It focuses on the charismatic priests and priestesses who are possessed by a pantheon of deities, ... More

Assessing the George W. Bush PresidencyA Tale of Two Terms

Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Andrew Wroe and Jon Herbert (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In one of the first volumes assessing the full two terms of the George W. Bush presidency, this book has gathered the work of leading American and European scholars. In fifteen chapters, authorities ... More

Associationism and the Literary ImaginationFrom the Phantasmal Chaos

Associationism and the Literary Imagination: From the Phantasmal Chaos

Cairns Craig

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748609123
eISBN:
9780748652044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book traces the influence of empirical philosophy and associationist psychology on theories of literary creativity and on the experience of reading literature. It runs from David Hume's Treatise ... More

Atlantic CitizensNineteenth-Century American Writers at Work in the World

Atlantic Citizens: Nineteenth-Century American Writers at Work in the World

Leslie Eckel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748669370
eISBN:
9780748684427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669370.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This rediscovery of the bold cosmopolitan activism and professional literary adventures of six American writers argues that antebellum authors never imagined ‘America’ without thinking of other ... More

Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Autobiographical Identities in Contemporary Arab Culture

Valerie Anishchenkova

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748643400
eISBN:
9781474406321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643400.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This study of Arab autobiographical discourse investigates various modes of cultural identity which have emerged in Arab societies in the last 40 years. During this period, autobiographical texts ... More

Badiou and Cinema

Badiou and Cinema

Alex Ling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641130
eISBN:
9780748652631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641130.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book offers an in-depth examination of cinema and its philosophical significance. It employs the philosophy of Alain Badiou to answer the question central to all serious film scholarship – ... More

Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Why do philosophers read literature? How do they read it? And to what extent does their philosophy derive from their reading of literature? Anyone who has read contemporary European philosophers has ... More

Badiou and PlatoAn Education by Truths

Badiou and Plato: An Education by Truths

A J Bartlett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643752
eISBN:
9780748652655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643752.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is an interrogation of Plato's entire work using the concepts and categories of Alain Badiou. It critically addresses and draw consequences from Badiou's claim that his work is a ‘Platonism ... More

BannockburnThe Scottish War and the British Isles 1307-1323

Bannockburn: The Scottish War and the British Isles 1307-1323

Michael Brown

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633326
eISBN:
9780748672127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633326.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The battle of Bannockburn, fought on the fields south of Stirling at midsummer 1314, is the best-known event in the history of Medieval Scotland. It was a unique event. The clash of two armies, each ... More

The Battle of Britain on Screen'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

The Battle of Britain on Screen: 'The Few' in British Film and Television Drama

S.P. Mackenzie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623891
eISBN:
9780748651276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623891.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the origins, development and reception of the major dramatic screen representations of ‘The Few’ in the Battle of Britain produced over the past seventy years. It explores both ... More

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