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Adam Smith and RousseauEthics, Politics, Economics

Adam Smith and Rousseau: Ethics, Politics, Economics

Maria Pia Paganelli, Dennis C. Rasmussen, and Craig Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422857
eISBN:
9781474445115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422857.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are two of the foremost thinkers of the European Enlightenment, thinkers who made seminal contributions to moral and political philosophy and who shaped some of ... 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

The Afterlives of Georges Perec

The Afterlives of Georges Perec

Rowan Wilken and Justin Clemens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401241
eISBN:
9781474435031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401241.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Georges Perec is widely acknowledged as one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. His far-reaching influence has inspired many fields of creativity, extending far beyond literature ... More

American Gothic CultureAn Edinburgh Companion

American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion

Joel Faflak

Jason Haslam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474401616
eISBN:
9781474418553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401616.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This Companion surveys the traditions and conventions of the dark side of American culture - its repressed memories, its anxieties and panics, its fears and horrors, its obsessions and paranoias. ... More

The American Short Story Cycle

The American Short Story Cycle

Jennifer J. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The American Short Story Cycle spans two centuries to tell the history of a genre that includes major and marginal authors, from Washington Irving through William Faulkner to Jhumpa Lahiri. The short ... 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

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

Beckett's BreathAnti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Sozita Goudouna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Beckett, one of the most prominent playwrights of the twentieth century, wrote a thirty-second playlet for the stage that does not include actors, text, characters or drama but only stage ... 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

British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation

British Multiculturalism and the Politics of Representation

Lasse Thomassen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474422659
eISBN:
9781474435284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422659.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

What is the connection between inclusion, exclusion and identity? This book argues that the politics of inclusion and identity should be studied as struggles over the representations of the ... More

Cinéma-mondeDecentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Michael Gott and Thibaut Schilt (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first book devoted to a wide-ranging study of developments in global French-language cinema, from Quebec to Mauritania and from Belgium to Cambodia, Cinéma-monde picks up on the lively scholarly ... More

Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chabrol's cinema, which started (with) the Nouvelle Vague, is generally associated with a type of psychological thriller, set in the French provinces and marked by a fascination with evil, incest, ... More

Conceiving a NationScotland to 900 AD

Conceiving a Nation: Scotland to 900 AD

Gilbert Márkus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748678983
eISBN:
9781474435208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678983.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This book offers a history of ‘Scotland’ before Scotland existed, and before people even thought of this area as a single ‘country’. It traces the emergence and disappearance of various ethnic and ... More

The Concept of ConversationFrom Cicero's Sermo to the Grand Siècle's Conversation

The Concept of Conversation: From Cicero's Sermo to the Grand Siècle's Conversation

David Randall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474430104
eISBN:
9781474445016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430104.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Concept of Conversation traces the rise of conversation from a minor mode of rhetoric to the point where rhetoric as a whole was redefined as conversation, and argues that this was the most ... More

Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Contemporary Feminism and Women's Short Stories

Emma Young

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474427739
eISBN:
9781474444965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427739.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The short story has received renewed attention and notable popular acclaim in the twenty-first century. This book offers a wide-ranging survey of contemporary women’s short stories and introduces a ... More

Early Cinema in Scotland

Early Cinema in Scotland

John Caughie, Trevor Griffiths, and María A. Vélez-Serna (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474420341
eISBN:
9781474444644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420341.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This collection of essays, drawn from a three-year AHRC research project, provides a detailed context for the history of early cinema in Scotland from its inception in 1896 till the arrival of sound ... More

The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Josephine M. Guy (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The 22 newly commissioned essays in this volume re-examine some of the key concepts taken to define the British fin se siècle while also introducing hitherto overlooked cultural phenomena, such as ... More

Female Agency and Documentary StrategiesSubjectivities, Identity and Activism

Female Agency and Documentary Strategies: Subjectivities, Identity and Activism

Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419475
eISBN:
9781474444699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419475.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book, like its twin volume Female Authorship and the Documentary Image, centres on pressing issues in relation to female authorship in contemporary documentary practices. Addressing the politics ... More

Female Authorship and the Documentary ImageTheory, Practice and Aesthetics

Female Authorship and the Documentary Image: Theory, Practice and Aesthetics

Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419444
eISBN:
9781474444682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419444.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book, like its twin volume Female Agency and Documentary Strategies, centres on pressing issue in relation to female authorship in contemporary documentary practice. Addressing the politics of ... 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

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