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Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Samira Aghacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466752
eISBN:
9781474491235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466752.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There are more than 15 million people over age 65 currently living in the Arab world, yet little attention has been paid to the cultural significance of growing old. The book recognizes the ... More

Antonioni and the Aesthetics of ImpurityRemaking the Image in the 1960s

Antonioni and the Aesthetics of Impurity: Remaking the Image in the 1960s

Matilde Nardelli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444040
eISBN:
9781474490573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444040.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Michalangelo Antonioni’s 1960s films are widely recognized as both exemplars of cinema and key texts in ushering in cinema’s ‘modern’ incarnation. Reconnecting Antonioni’s aesthetically audacious ... More

The Art of MinoritiesCultural Representation in Museums of the Middle East and North Africa

The Art of Minorities: Cultural Representation in Museums of the Middle East and North Africa

Virginie Rey (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443760
eISBN:
9781474491334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443760.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The idea of the museum as a space committed to dialogue and inclusive representation which is paramount to museology in the Global North has had trouble finding ground in the Middle East and North ... More

Beckett Beyond the Normal

Beckett Beyond the Normal

Seán Kennedy (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474460460
eISBN:
9781474490801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460460.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book examines why Beckett’s writing is so queer, so disabled and disabling. Why did Beckett write so soften about mental illness, disability, perversion? Why did he take such an interest in ... More

Biopolitics, Materiality and Meaning in Modern European Drama

Biopolitics, Materiality and Meaning in Modern European Drama

Hedwig Fraunhofer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467438
eISBN:
9781474491051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467438.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Mapping the -- not always chronological -- trajectory from representationalist-naturalist theatre (Strindberg, Sartre) to the theatre of the historical avant-garde (Brecht, Artaud), this book puts ... More

The Birth of Nomos

The Birth of Nomos

Thanos Zartaloudis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442008
eISBN:
9781474459808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442008.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The Birth of Nomos delves into the history of the fundamental ancient Greek word nomos (and its family and other related words) to extensively examine the varied co-existent uses of the terms from ... More

Byron and Marginality

Byron and Marginality

Norbert Lennartz (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The collection of essays intends to show that everything about Byron’s poetic work baffles the scholarly desire for neat categorisations. Various attempts at re-mapping Romanticism have given ample ... More

Chile, the CIA and the Cold WarA Transatlantic Perspective

Chile, the CIA and the Cold War: A Transatlantic Perspective

James Lockhart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474435611
eISBN:
9781474465243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435611.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book reinterprets the history of Chile, the CIA and the Cold War. It blends national, regional, and world-historical trends from Chile -- from the appearance of its labor movement in the late ... More

Christianity in South and Central Asia

Christianity in South and Central Asia

Kenneth R. Ross, Daniel Jeyaraj, and Todd M. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity has had a long, varied history in South and Central Asia. Today, it faces challenges old and new in a rapidly changing and diverse population. Socio-religious crosswinds involving ... More

The Cinema of DisorientationInviting Confusions

The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Dominic Lash

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Perhaps because they are so immediately absorbing, narrative films can also be profoundly confusing and disorienting. This fascinating book neither proposes fool-proof methods for avoiding confusion, ... More

The City in Arabic LiteratureClassical and Modern Perspectives

The City in Arabic Literature: Classical and Modern Perspectives

Nizar F. Hermes and Gretchen Head (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474406529
eISBN:
9781474449793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406529.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This edited volume addresses the ways in which the city has been explored in works of literature by classical and modern ‘Arab’ authors from different theosophical and ideological backgrounds. ... More

Classical CaledoniaRoman History and Myth in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Classical Caledonia: Roman History and Myth in Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Alan Montgomery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474445641
eISBN:
9781474491266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445641.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Classical Caledonia explores eighteenth-century attitudes towards Scotland’s ancient history and heritage, looking in particular at how Roman Scotland was interpreted at this time. It discusses the ... More

Cognitive Bias in Intelligence AnalysisTesting the Analysis of Competing Hypotheses Method

Cognitive Bias in Intelligence Analysis: Testing the Analysis of Competing Hypotheses Method

Martha Whitesmith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466349
eISBN:
9781474491112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466349.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Belief, Bias and Intelligence outlines an approach for reducing the risk of cognitive biases impacting intelligence analysis that draws from experimental research in the social sciences. It critiques ... More

Constituent PowerLaw, Popular Rule and Politics

Constituent Power: Law, Popular Rule and Politics

Matilda Arvidsson, Leila Brännström, and Panu Minkkinen (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474454971
eISBN:
9781474490733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454971.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Recent social and political developments, including the presidential elections in the United States, antidemocratic state policies in Hungary and Poland, and the political climate in the rest of ... More

Death in the DiasporaBritish and Irish Gravestones

Death in the Diaspora: British and Irish Gravestones

Nicholas Evans and Angela McCarthy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474473781
eISBN:
9781474491273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474473781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

As the British expanded their empire from near colonies such as Ireland to those in remote corners of the world, such as Barbados, Ceylon and Australia, they left a trail of physical remains in every ... More

Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Distributed Cognition in Medieval and Renaissance Culture

Miranda Anderson and Michael Wheeler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474438131
eISBN:
9781474465236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438131.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This collection brings together 14 essays by international specialists in medieval and Renaissance culture and provides a general and a period-specific introduction to distributed cognition and the ... More

Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Miranda Anderson, Peter Garratt, and Mark Sprevak (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442244
eISBN:
9781474491075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442244.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book brings together 11 essays by international specialists in Victorian culture and modernism. The volume opens with a general introduction to distributed cognition that also sets out its ... More

Drawn from LifeIssues and Themes in Animated Documentary Cinema

Drawn from Life: Issues and Themes in Animated Documentary Cinema

Jonathan Murray and Nea Ehrlich (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748694112
eISBN:
9781474460071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694112.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Documentary cinema has always drawn from real life. However, an increasing number of contemporary filmmakers go further still, drawing onscreen images of reality through a range of animated ... More

Enlightenment in a Smart CityEdinburgh's Civic Development, 1660-1750

Enlightenment in a Smart City: Edinburgh's Civic Development, 1660-1750

Murray Pittock

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474416597
eISBN:
9781474459884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416597.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This is a study of Enlightenment in Edinburgh like no other. Using data and models provided by urban innovation and Smart City theory, it pinpoints the distinctive features that made Enlightenment in ... More

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short FictionFrom Ragtime to Swing Time

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Fiction: From Ragtime to Swing Time

Jade Broughton Adams

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474424684
eISBN:
9781474459662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424684.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

F. Scott Fitzgerald is remembered primarily as a novelist, but he wrote nearly two hundred short stories for popular magazines such as the widely-read Saturday Evening Post. These stories are vividly ... More

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