Now showing items 1871-1880 of 1900
Dance, Modernism, and Modernity
This collection of new essays explores connections between dance, modernism, and modernity by examining the ways in which leading dancers have responded to modernity. Burt and Huxley examine dance examples from a period ...
Design Research for Change 2019
(University of Lancaster, 2019-09-19)
Contribution to publication and exhibition “Design Research for Change 2019” This was an AHRC funded project curated by Professor Paul A. Rodgers, Lancaster University. The contribution was a custom 3D printed ...
Sending Laughter around the World
(De Gruyter Mouton, 2016-04-22)
Clowning for refugees, clown performances in refugee camps or conflict zones is a performative practice which has existed for almost 40 years. However, very little academic attention has been paid to performance of this ...
Material cultures of writing in the medieval Indian Ocean world. On the reception of a palm leaf letter at the Mamluk court
This contribution centres on writing technologies in the western Indian Ocean before 1500; more particularly it explores the communicative role of writing supports in long distance, transcultural interactions through a ...
Some New Uses of the Geniza Mercantile Letter – On the Materiality of Writing in the Indian Ocean World.
(Gingko Library, London., 2020-10-31)
This contribution centres on the materiality of writing in exchanges between the Eastern Mediterranean and India’s western seaboard in the period before 1500. More specifically it focuses on the writing supports and marking ...
Dimensional change of wool fabrics in the process of a tumble-drying cycle
Currently domestic tumble dryers are popularly used for drying garments; however, excessive drying and the inappropriate way of tumble agitation could waste energy and cause damage to or the dimensional change of garments. ...
Henry James in Contemporary Fiction: The Real Thing
This book explores the extraordinary proliferation of novels based on Henry James’s life and works published between 2001 and 2016, the centenary of his death. Part One concentrates on biofictions about James by David Lodge ...
Women and Pakistan International Airlines in Ayub Khan's Pakistan
(Taylor and Francis, 2018-06-01)
This article weaves together several unique circumstances that inadvertently created spaces for women to emerge away from the traditional roles of womanhood ascribed to them in Pakistan. It begins by tracing the emergence ...
Muse, Sister, Myth: The Cultural Afterlives of Emily Brontë on Screen
(Taylor & Francis, 2020-04-01)
This article was originally delivered as a keynote lecture at the Bicentenary Conference for Emily Brontë, Emily Brontë: A Peculiar Music (7-9 September 2018, Marriott Hotel, York). It explores the cultural portrayal and ...
The Nature of the Universe
(Shoestring Press, 2019-10-28)
A short story about grief and time travel