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Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373384-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7338-4
... In this chapter, Beaumont uses Slavoj Žižek’s theories of fantasy and parallax to examine a plot widespread throughout world literature: the “Sleeper Awakened” plot. Tracing the trajectory of a particular iteration of this plot involving the medieval Islamic sect known as the Assassins—a...
... the Symbolic—Soucy’s metaphorical tale of hindered identity and traumatic subjectivity articulates the contours of a literary Real. In this chapter, Beaumont uses Slavoj Žižek’s theories of fantasy and parallax to examine a plot widespread throughout world literature: the “Sleeper Awakened...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007456-083
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... sleeping or waking is known of none. Surely the sleeper shall not awaken To griefs forgotten or joys forsaken, For the price of all things given and taken, The sum of all things done and undone. Shall we count offences or coin excuses, Or weigh with scales the soul of a man, Whom a strong hand binds and a...
Published: 11 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009313-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0931-3
... within the dream diegetically, rather than disrupt the sleeper. the house that herman built 215 216 Nicholas Fesette Famously, Lacan reread the dream and, in pointing to the fact that the return of the dead child in fact does not prolong sleep but actually precipitates the father s awakening, describes...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... who from nothing made all things. My grandmother, my mother s mother, had often talked to me about things similar to the story of the Seven Sleepers or the blessed Saint Denis, decapitated, carrying his head in his hand. It was above all another good woman, Madame Paul, whom we called Moumoute, almost...
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By Charles R. Acland
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012160-015
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1216-0
...; revenue lags, 178; secondary mar- ket, 180 181; skyscraper meta phor, 70, 80 81; versus sleeper hits, 42; summer, 166; symbolic coherence of, 52 53; technological emphasis, 9 11, 273; as technological prototypes, 261; universalism of, 229; vilification of, 15 16; visibility of, 5 6 blockbuster movies...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012160-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1216-0
... Science of the Sleeper: How the Information Age Could Blow Away the Blockbuster. 11 Primarily writing about the book trade, Gladwell declared that 42 · chapter two there are two types of success: purpose- built blockbusters and unexpected word- of- mouth sleepers. This is a split, as Gladwell saw it...
Published: 24 July 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012160-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1216-0
... Narnia series, he summons Father Time, a sleeping giant who awakens to smash the remainder of the world. His size is indeterminable. He appears to stand over mountain ranges and to stretch up through the sky. He reaches out with arms thousands of miles long to squeeze the sun and put out its flame...
Published: 24 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1216-0
Published: 11 September 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0931-3
... within the dream diegetically, rather than disrupt the sleeper. the house that herman built 215 216 Nicholas Fesette Famously, Lacan reread the dream and, in pointing to the fact that the return of the dead child in fact does not prolong sleep but actually precipitates the father s awakening, describes...
Published: 09 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012740-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1274-0
...). Tôyama visited Tokyo at least three times between spring 1884 and fall 1885, and these visits were prob ably designed both to de- liver pledged money to Ôi and Arai and to begin to move the Genyôsha sleeper cell in Tokyo away from them, and away from Hakoda Rokusuke and Shindô Kiheita (as Genyôsha...
Book Chapter

By Saloni Mathur
Published: 22 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003380-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0338-0
..., hunger, or eviction.50 This encounter with the limi- nality and vulnerability of the sleeping figure recalls a series of noctur- nal photographs by a younger Delhi- based artist, Dhruv Malhotra, aptly titled Sleepers (2008 present).51 Malhotra s long exposures of the city at night pre sent anonymous...
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 9781478007609-67
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... Sleepers or the blessed Saint Denis, decapitated, carrying his head in his hand. It was above all another good woman, Madame Paul, whom we called Moumoute, almost a relative, a friend of my grandmother s and my sister s godmother, who had filled my head with the supernatural. She had told me everything...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-017
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
Published: 24 July 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1216-0
Book Chapter

By Eric Paul Roorda
Published: 17 January 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0745-6
... it did; but, alas! Not, so far as I was concerned, to rest in peace. In about two hours I was awakened by a tremendous weight of water suddenly descending upon me and flooding the bed. I immediately sprang The Brassey family s circumnavigation of the world by sail in 1876 77 almost ended horribly...
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003410-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0341-0
Published: 23 April 2021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
Book Chapter

By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4