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Spinoza and the Politics of Freedom

Spinoza and the Politics of Freedom

Dan Taylor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474478397
eISBN:
9781474496209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474478397.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Taking as its starting point the formative role of fear in Spinoza’s thought, this book argues that Spinoza’s vision of human freedom and power is realised socially and collectively. It presents a ... More

Jewish Medical Practitioners in the Medieval Muslim WorldA Collective Biography

Jewish Medical Practitioners in the Medieval Muslim World: A Collective Biography

Efraim Lev

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474483971
eISBN:
9781474495592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474483971.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book aims to bring together all available biographical data on Jewish medical practitioners (physicians and pharmacists) across all the socio-economic strata, living in urban as well as in rural ... More

The Last Muslim IntellectualThe Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

Hamid Dabashi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479288
eISBN:
9781474495509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479288.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first comprehensive social and intellectual biography of Jalal Al-e Ahmad, this book explores the life and legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad (1923-69), arguably the most prominent Iranian public ... More

Qur'anic StoriesGod, Revelation and the Audience

Qur'anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience

Leyla Ozgur Alhassen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474483179
eISBN:
9781474495448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474483179.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book approaches the Qur’ān as a literary, religious and oral text that affects its audience, drawing on narratology, rhetoric and Qur’ānic studies to develop a new methodology to analyze stories ... More

Multimodal Participation and EngagementSocial interaction in the Classroom

Multimodal Participation and Engagement: Social interaction in the Classroom

Christine M. Jacknick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474455183
eISBN:
9781474495677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455183.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Traditionally, teachers and researchers have looked for student participation in moments when teachers provide interactional space for it – this book takes a more holistic approach, examining how ... More

Muriel Spark's Early FictionLiterary Subversion and Experiments with Form

Muriel Spark's Early Fiction: Literary Subversion and Experiments with Form

James Bailey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474475969
eISBN:
9781474495837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474475969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book presents a detailed critical analysis of a period of significant formal and thematic innovation in Muriel Spark’s literary career. Spanning the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s, it identifies ... More

Performing ConversionCities, Theatre and Early Modern Transformations

Performing Conversion: Cities, Theatre and Early Modern Transformations

José R. Jouve Martin and Stephen Wittek (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474482721
eISBN:
9781474495844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482721.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume asks, how did theatrical practice shape the multiplying forms of conversion that emerged in early modern Europe? Each chapter focuses on a specific city or selection of cities, beginning ... More

ReFocus: The Films of Paul Leni

ReFocus: The Films of Paul Leni

Erica Tortolani and Martin F. Norden (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474454513
eISBN:
9781474495363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454513.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Silent-era film scholarship has all too often focused on a handful of German directors, including Fritz Lang, F. W. Murnau and Ernst Lubitsch, but little attention has been paid to arguably one of ... More

World Englishes at the Grassroots

World Englishes at the Grassroots

Christiane Meierkord and Edgar W. Schneider (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467551
eISBN:
9781474495684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467551.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

As the most widespread global language, English now has substantially more second and foreign-language speakers than native speakers. It is increasingly spreading beyond an ‘educated elite’ of ... More

Asian CinemaA Regional View

Asian Cinema: A Regional View

Olivia Khoo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461764
eISBN:
9781474495189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461764.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Asia’s film industries have undergone significant transformation in the last 30 years. From bilateral co-production agreements to pan-Asian financing, Asian cinema has assumed a regional identity ... More

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