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Introduction

Leta E. Miller

in Aaron Jay Kernis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038532
eISBN:
9780252096440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038532.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Aaron Jay Kernis's achievements. His current Schirmer catalog lists more than one hundred compositions: a dozen orchestral works; another dozen ... More


The Borderland: 1989-1992

Dana Greene

in Denise Levertov: A Poet's Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037108
eISBN:
9780252094217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037108.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter details the life and career of Denise Levertov from 1989 to 1992. Levertov was a peripatetic who changed residence more than twenty times, not including shuttling from Somerville to ... More


Lifetime Partnerships

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Ray Bradbury's struggles and inroads in his efforts to sell his work during the year 1947. In April 1947 Hirschel Brickell announced Bradbury's first O. Henry Prize Stories ... More


The Anthology Game

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Ray Bradbury's failed attempt to publish a mainstream literary anthology of science fiction stories centered on Mars. The development of the Illinois novel was slowed by ... More


Winning Hearts and Minds: Ives as Cold War Icon, 1947–1965

David C. Paul

in Charles Ives in the Mirror: American Histories of an Iconic Composer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037498
eISBN:
9780252094699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037498.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines how Charles E. Ives emerged as a Cold War icon, and more specifically as a champion of the liberating powers of individualism, during the period 1947–1965. It begins with a ... More


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