Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-16 of 16 items for:

Shanghai Gesture x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Shanghai Gesture

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1926),

a melodrama by John Colton. [Martin Beck Theatre, 331 perf.] At the “Far‐Famed House of Mother Goddam,” a Shanghai brothel, the proprietress entertains the head of the...

See overview in Oxford Index

Shanghai Gesture

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1926),

a melodrama by John Colton. [Martin Beck Theatre, 331 perf.] At the “Far‐Famed House of Mother Goddam,” a Shanghai brothel, the proprietress entertains the head of the...

See overview in Oxford Index

Shanghai Gesture, The (1926)

Gerald Bordman and Thomas S. Hischak.

in The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 184 words.

a melodrama by John Colton. [Martin Beck Theatre, 331 perf.] At the “Far‐Famed House of Mother Goddam,” a

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

cocking a snook

Overview page.

The most common name for the gesture formed by holding the thumb to the tip of the nose and spreading the fingers. Sometimes varied by waggling the fingers, or by adding the second hand (a...

See overview in Oxford Index

Hermann Goldfarb

in Voices from Shanghai

October 2008; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 446 words.

This chapter presents “Wandering” (1942), a poem by Hermann Goldfarb. The poem internalizes the wandering Jew theme as the Jewish condition of homelessness. To the Shanghai refugees, this...

Go to University of Chicago Press »  abstract

Questions of Otherness

Naomi Greene.

in From Fu Manchu to Kung Fu Panda

March 2014; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 19939 words.

This chapter examines three American films that take us from otherness to sameness and reflect the swing of the pendulum governing images of China that took place in the 1930s: Josef von...

Go to University of Hawaii Press »  abstract

Conclusion

James Phillips.

in Sternberg and Dietrich

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 6221 words.

The conclusion examines Sternberg’s films without Dietrich and gives a clearer idea of both what he brought to their collaboration and what Dietrich alone helped him realize. An ethics of...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

The Crimson Kimono

Robert Miklitsch.

in The Red and the Black

December 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 5039 words.

Samuel Fuller’s Crimson Kimono (1959) is, like Odds against Tomorrow (1959), a paradigmatic late ‘50s American noir. Part policier, part melodrama, part “art” film, part “B” or exploitation...

Go to University of Illinois Press »  abstract

Mark Di Suvero

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(1933– ).

Sculptor. Known for abstract work on an enormous scale, he ranks among the finest and most influential sculptors of the late twentieth century. In developing his personal...

See overview in Oxford Index

Confidence-Building Measures

Zdzislaw Lachowski.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 4762 words.

Go to Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law »  abstract

International Humanitarian Law and <i>Raison D’Etat</i>: the Balance Sheet of Kazakhstan’s Ratification of the Geneva Convention on Refugees

Alex Danilovich and Sabina Insebayeva.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 8504 words.

Post-soviet countries have been eager to accede to international humanitarian law while quite reluctant to honour the resulting obligations. The home to thousands of asylum seekers from...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

The East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone and International Law

Jinyuan Su.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 14662 words.

Originating at the height of the Cold War, Air Defense Identification Zones (ADIZs), i.e. non-territorial airspace unilaterally designated by States for aircraft identification, had not...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

China’s Participation in WTO Dispute Settlement Over the Past Decade: Experiences and Impacts

Chi Manjiao.

in Journal of International Economic Law

March 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 9433 words.

The year 2011 marked the 10th year of China’s World Trade Organization (WTO) membership. Acceding to the WTO demonstrates China’s attempt to integrate in the global trading system as one of...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

The sentimental life of international law

Gerry Simpson.

in London Review of International Law

December 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 12747 words.

To mark the launch of the London Review of International Law, the editors invited Gerry Simpson, Kenneth Bailey Chair of Law at Melbourne Law School and Visiting Professor of Public...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

Iconic brands of the 20th and 21st centuries

Overview page. Subjects: Marketing.

The 20th century witnessed the phenomenon of brand building on a global scale. Although multiple elements of marketing were used to build and develop brands, the major instrument of the...

See overview in Oxford Index

The EJIL Foreword: The Transformation of International Organizations Law

Jan Klabbers.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 41016 words.

This article discusses the ongoing transformation of international organizations law. It first provides an overview (an anatomy) of the paradigmatic theory concerning the law of...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page