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"Beauty in the lap of horror" : the gothic appeal of Erich von Stroheim in Blind Husbands (1919) and Foolish Wives (1922) (2017-08-16) - Journal articleThis article revisits a seminal figure of film history, the director/actor/scriptwriter Erich von Stroheim, focusing on his early work, and arguing that a Gothic framework is the most appropriate context for making sense ...
(University of St Andrews, 2014) - ThesisThis thesis investigates fifty years of Uruguayan cinema in order to revisit the relationship between cinema and nation, at a time in which transnational flows are putting into question the concept of nation and, more ...
(2016-02-08) - Journal articleAddressing the intersections of economic opportunities and scriptural interpretation, this article examines how Buddhist monks involved in the Mongolian gold rush view the ethics of mining. Commonly regarded an act of theft ...
History, kinship and comunidad : learning to live together amongst Amahuaca people on the Inuya River in the Peruvian Amazon (University of St Andrews, 2014) - ThesisThis thesis examines the processes through which Amahuaca people began living in Native Communities where they have legal titles to land, and are organized through the ‘corporate’ body of elected officials mandated by ...
(University of St Andrews, 2015) - ThesisThis thesis is about urban sociality in the context of an urban settlement in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. I explore issues of urban life through everyday stories of settlers who reside in a settlement (also known as ...