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Religion and Art: Parsifal as Paradigm

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter analyzes the total work as symbol. Wagner’s Parsifal, one of the most important inspirations for the European symbolist movement, stands as the paradigm of the restoration of the ... More


The Search For Symbols: The Debates about the German Flag and the Austrian Anthem

Erin R. Hochman

in Imagining a Greater Germany: Republican Nationalism and the Idea of Anschluss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704444
eISBN:
9781501706066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704444.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter addresses the clash over state symbols that emerged alongside the intensive debates about the new form of government. It highlights the importance of großdeutsch nationalism in ... More


The Deep Play of Alleycats

Jeffrey L. Kidder

in Urban Flow: Bike Messengers and the City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449925
eISBN:
9780801462917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449925.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines how the flow of messengering in alleycats relates to a social attachment to the messenger subculture, with particular emphasis on the ways that flow and rituals work together to ... More


Your Body as Symbol: Written in Ash

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter argues that the poetry of everyday life is all about the use of symbols, that the decisions we make about what to do with our own dead bodies symbolize how we have viewed our lives. We ... More


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