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Sartre on Mental Imagery

Noel N. Sauer

“Image in the mind” is only a round-about way of saying “imagination.” But to infer from this that there is really an image in the mind … is to be misled by an analogical expression. — Thomas Reid 1 Sartre’s theory of mental imagery has long been

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Of Other Cinematic Spaces

Urban Zionism in Early Hebrew Cinema

Hizky Shoham

The Zionist ethos is commonly described as pro-rural and anti-urban, with the imagined Zionist space perceived as being rural and the Zionist drama as a reflection of the life of the pioneers in Palestine. Recent studies of early Hebrew cinema shared this view. This article analyzes two Jewish films from inter-war Palestine, Vayehi Bimey (In the Days of Yore) (1932, Tel Aviv) and Zot Hi Ha'aretz (This Is the Land) (1935, Tel Aviv), to suggest a more complex view of the Zionist ethos and spatial imagery in the context of the relationship between the urban and the rural. A thematic and formal analysis of the films shows their sources of Soviet influence and reveals the presentation of the city as a nationalist space.

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Reviving Lavinia

Aquatic Imagery and Ecocritical Complexity in Titus Andronicus

Claire Hansen

play is also characterised by what Jonathan Bate has called ‘aquatic imagery' or what Edward Plough refers to in passing as ‘ Titus Andronicus ' curiously abundant liquid imagery'. 3 Here we can distinguish between ‘green' and ‘blue' ecocriticism

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Mirrors for Margraves

Peter Damian’s Models for Male and Female Rulers

Alison Creber

violent acts, and made use of militaristic imagery. 32 Damian cited several biblical examples in which evildoers were “cut down by the sword” wielded by decisive judges or rulers. Thus the Amalekite who killed Saul was “cut down by David’s sword,” and the

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An Anti-Imperial Mythology

The Radical Vision of Howards End

Charles Campbell

creation in the novel, in its patterns of imagery and allusion, of a mythology of England which counters the imperial ethic then on the ascendant in the country. Political analysis of Howards End and Forster's fiction in general has long been fixed in

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Chasing Shadows

The Uses of Photography in the Work of Second-Generation Visual Artists in the UK

Monica Bohm-Duchen

with the legacy of the Holocaust. The imagery in her most recent lens-based work, which includes footage of shorelines and other liminal spaces, is even more allusive, yet speaks of related concerns. In Markiewicz's own words, her ‘work is about dis

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Songs of the Pandemic

Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne

also gendered, both in terms of how male and female tears are perceived and tabooed and in terms of how they translate into national imageries of loss and longing ( Ramaswamy 1998 ). However, as argued by some researchers, there may also be chemical

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Groped and Gutted

Hollywood's Hegemonic Reimagining of Counterculture

Samantha Eddy

Review Hollywood and Hegemony Hollywood exists as a unique entity in a transnational media system, allowing America's commercial imagery and values to be globally consumed ( Semati and Sotorin 1999 ). And yet, in some sense that box office authority

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The work-intensive fiction of frictionless trade in the Angolan port of Lobito

Jon Schubert

upholding this seductive imagery of frictionless global trade. More specifically, in the context of Angola, the article examines the tensions that arise from the gap between the promises by technical and regulatory reforms to facilitate customs

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The Return to the Monument

The Looming Absence of the Temple

Hava Schwartz

to the gentiles and in light of the Temple. The more institutional memory is refined through the national instruments of monumentalizing, landscape unification, multiplication of models, and visual imagery, and the formation of a kind of visual