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Aesthetics of Distinctive Characteristics and Ambience

Yuriko Saito

in Everyday Aesthetics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199278350
eISBN:
9780191707001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278350.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter analyzes a familiar aesthetic experience in our everyday life: appreciation of the distinctive characteristics of objects, environments, and temporal contexts. It ranges from the ... More


Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour

Jesse Adams Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784994341
eISBN:
9781526121158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994341.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Design

With the increasing digitisation of almost every facet of human endeavour, concerns persist about ‘deskilling’ and precarious employment. The publishing industry has turned its energy to online and ... More


Religion, Art, and Money: Episcopalians and American Culture from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Peter W. Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626970
eISBN:
9781469628134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626970.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This cultural history of mainline Protestantism and American cities--most notably, New York City--focuses on rich, city-dwelling Episcopalians and what they did with their money. Peter Williams ... More


Designing Designers

Barry M. Katz

in Make It New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029636
eISBN:
9780262330923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029636.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Having demonstrated the increasingly important role of design in the Silicon Valley “ecosystem of innovation,” we turn in this chapter to the academic institutions that have, over the last 60 years, ... More


Novel by an American Slave

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter details the process of examining the authenticity of a manuscript, purchased at an auction, with the title page, “The Bondwoman's Narrative / By Hannah Crafts / A Fugitive Slave / ... More


Living parchments, human documents: passing, racial identity and the literary marketplace

Sinéad Moynihan

in Passing into the Present: Contemporary American Fiction of Racial and Gender Passing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082290
eISBN:
9781781702727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082290.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on contemporary fiction that deploys passing plots in order to consider the act of writing, in particular, examining texts which invoke passing at both a narrative and ... More


Dislocating Race & Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism

Robert S. Levine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832264
eISBN:
9781469605654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887882_levine
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

American literary nationalism is traditionally understood as a cohesive literary tradition developed in the newly independent United States that emphasized the unique features of America and ... More


“All of Vienna has become Secessionistic”: Longings of an Organization

Kevin C. Karnes

in A Kingdom Not of This World: Wagner, the Arts, and Utopian Visions in Fin-de-Siecle Vienna

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199957927
eISBN:
9780199346011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199957927.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter argues that the founding project of the Vienna Secession endeavored to realize the promise of the Wagnerian Gesamtkunstwerk to transform individual minds and society as a whole. Drawing ... More


Antimodernism as the Rhetoric of Steampunk Anime: Fullmetal Alchemist, Technological Anxieties, and Controlling the Machine

Elizabeth Birmingham

in Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Although not all steampunk texts—whether fiction, television, or film—embrace a rhetoric of anti-modernism, this chapter argues that Full Metal Alchemist does; that it reflects the preoccupations of ... More


Genealogical Fictions: Melville and Hannah Crafts in Hawthorne's House

Robert S. Levine

in Dislocating Race & Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832264
eISBN:
9781469605654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887882_levine.7
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents an examination of Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables, Melville's Pierre, and Hannah Crafts's The Bondwoman's Narrative—all of which can be read as responses to the ... More


Remains and Removals: The Cuala Press Revival, 1969–1989

Thomas Dillon Redshaw

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay traces the history of the revival of the Cuala Press between 1969 and 1989, focusing on the press's continuing work in craft publishing, disseminating the work of Irish writers, often in ... More


Conclusion: Reading Hannah Crafts in the Twenty-First Century

Tess Chakkalakal

in Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036330
eISBN:
9780252093388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036330.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This concluding chapter turns to a new, yet old, slave fiction: Hannah Crafts' The Bondwoman's Narrative(2002). According to its editor, the novel was written by a female fugitive slave in the 1850s, ... More


Home

Wendy Parkins

in Jane Morris: The Burden of History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748641277
eISBN:
9780748684403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641277.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

From contemporary observations in the nineteenth century to the scholarly and biographical traditions surrounding Morris and Rossetti in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Jane Morris’s role ... More


The Irish Fin de Siècle

Anne Markey

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter provides a survey of the range of cultural activity in Ireland during the late decades of the nineteenth century. It points to the importance of Irish writers in defining the Victorian ... More


Vocalizing the Posthuman

Philip Brophy

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines voice in relation to music by citing a wide range of examples showing the removal of the traces of what make human voices “human.” Among them are Daniel Steven Crafts’s Soap ... More


Aspects of Twentieth-Century Crafts: The New Craft and Mingei Movements

Chiaki Ajioka

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines modernity in Japanese craft during the twentieth century, with particular emphasis on the emergence of the New Craft movement (Shinkō kōgei undō) and the Mingei movement. The ... More


Novel Craft: Victorian Domestic Handicraft and Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Talia Schaffer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195398045
eISBN:
9780190252816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195398045.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores an intriguing and under-studied aspect of cultural life in Victorian England: domestic handicrafts, the decorative pursuit that predated the Arts and Crafts movement. The book ... More


Greek Sculpture and Nineteenth-century Commerce

Kate Nichols

in Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 4 contributes a classical focus to recent scholarship on the contested relationships between visual art and industry in Victorian culture. At the Crystal Palace, classical sculpture was not a ... More


The Iconic Book in Ireland, 1891–1930

Nicola Gordon Bowe

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the most important achievements in the art and design of the book in Ireland in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, with special reference to iconic books. It ... More


‘The Arts and Crafts Movement’: The Century Guild Hobby Horse (1884–94), The Evergreen (1895–7), and The Acorn (1905–6)

Imogen Hart

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the relations between three British ‘little magazines’ which ran from 1884 to 1906: The Century Guild Hobby Horse, The Evergreen, and The Acorn. In particular, it considers ... More


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