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“Maternal Impressions”

Disability Memoirs in Socialist Poland

Natalia Pamula

. Maternal Impressions Both memoirs open with descriptions of giving birth. Chajęcka recounts that the first words she heard from a doctor when waking up after the labor were: “Son! She will be happy.” 30 The first line in Domańska's memoir is, “He was

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Jaakko Seppälä

Aki Kaurismäki's feature-length fictional films are often discussed as a stylistically homogenous group. Because critics have looked for similarities, they have neglected differences among the films. This article tests prevailing arguments about the cinematographic style of Kaurismäki's films in a quantitative analysis of shot lengths, camera movements, reverse angles, point of view shots, and shot scales. The analysis indicates significant similarities and changes among the films and differentiates between notable stylistic trends. The results of the study complicate existing claims about Kaurismäki's style. Mismatches between impression and fact are explained by analyzing the parts of Kaurismäki's style that “stand out” and the reasons why they do so.

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Anthony Enns

the neurological properties of the brain. The science of optography also inspired numerous literary narratives in which eyes function as automatic optomechanical recording devices capable of preserving visual impressions that can be viewed after the

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Itzel Toledo García

: Observations and Impressions in 1912, when the Mexican Revolution was under process and just after Bryce had visited various South American republics in 1910 while he was British Ambassador in Washington, DC, while there was a liberal government in Britain

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Shadows, Screens, Bodies, and Light

Reading the Discursive Shadow in the Age of American Silent Cinema

Amy E. Borden

-ray images borrows from the performance practice of ombromanie , which literally produced shadows of bodies in performance where the bodies are accompanied by the impression created by the interaction of the bodies and the light source. That organization of

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No Sabras in the Fields?

Sabra Artists in The Cameri Theatre, 1945–1953

Leah Gilula

overwhelming success of He Walked through the Fields created the impression that The Cameri was a theater of mainly young sabra actors and theater artists, aspiring to stage original Hebrew plays. What was the composition of The Cameri's troupe? Were sabra

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Predator or Prey Who Do You Think You Are?

The Dystopian Interpretation/Adaptation of Titus Andronicus in the animation PSYCHO-PASS

Kyoko Matsuyama

text, quotations or citations give a wholly different effect to the text, image, painting, film or TV programme that is used. The context surrounding the use of quotations or citations can have a tremendous impact on the image and/or impression it gives

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William Matthews

in terms of ontological claims. Calculatory forms of divination prosper in contemporary China. Although I am not aware of any systematic analyses of the distribution of divination practices in China, my impression from fieldwork and wider travel in

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

The Project of an ‘Anthropology of Buddhism’ To the outside observer, the anthropology of Buddhism may give the impression of having already established a lineage (see, e.g., Robbins 2007: 5 ), perhaps especially visible from the 1960s to the 1990s

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Tomás Errázuriz

For countries that are not leaders in modernization and technology, discussions of transportation history frequently conclude by acknowledging insufficient research on this topic. Indeed, this was my first impression when committing to this assignment. Nevertheless, once I started to review and gather material, my findings exceeded my initial expectations.