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Epilogue

M. A. Aldrich

in The Search for a Vanishing Beijing: A Guide to China's Capital Through the Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622097773
eISBN:
9789882207585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097773.003.0061
Subject:
History, Asian History

The mosaic of Old Peking is complete. The Italian diplomat Daniele Vare struggled with the dilemma of cultural relativism during his postings in Peking. Vare wrote novels set during the Qing and ... More


Standard Chinese

San Duanmu

in Syllable Structure: The Limits of Variation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199267590
eISBN:
9780191708367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267590.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter offers an analysis of distribution patterns of sounds and syllables in Standard Chinese, including sound frequencies and onset, rhyme, syllable, and tonal frequencies. It also discusses ... More


Crusades: Fall of Constantinople (1204): Innocent III: Balsamon

Henry Chadwick

in East and West: The Making of a Rift in the Church: From Apostolic Times until the Council of Florence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264575
eISBN:
9780191698958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264575.003.0037
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses Pope Innocent III and his idea of launching another crusade, and the interest of building an alliance between Constantinople and the papacy to put a check on German ambitions ... More


Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Jason Wood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book features interviews with Christopher Nolan, Harmony Korine, Charlie Kaufmann, Nicolas Winding Refn, Wim Wenders, Michael Winterbottom, Christian Petzhold, and many others. Each interview is ... More


Writing Back Home: Tash Aw's The Harmony Silk Factory, Vyvyane Loh's Breaking the Tongue, and Lau Siew Mei's Playing Madame Mao

Eddie Tay

in Colony, Nation, and Globalisation: Not at Home in Singaporean and Malaysian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028740
eISBN:
9789882206762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028740.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how a reworking of cultural memory may provide a way out of the commodification of subjectivities caused by globalization. It analyzes Tash Aw's The Harmony Silk Factory, ... More


The Practical Anarchist: Writings of Josiah Warren

Crispin Sartwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233700
eISBN:
9780823241828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233700.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book presents the writings of Josiah Warren (1798–1873), often called “the first American anarchist.” Many of his writings are published here for the first time, or for the first time since they ... More


Pieces of Tradition: An Analysis of Contemporary Tonal Music

Daniel Harrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190244460
eISBN:
9780190244484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Tonality continued to be a viable compositional technique well after it was claimed to have been made obsolete by novel developments around the turn of the twentieth century. The attention of music ... More


The Peaceful Revolutionist

Crispin Sartwell

in The Practical Anarchist: Writings of Josiah Warren

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233700
eISBN:
9780823241828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233700.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The Peaceful Revolutionist has often been called the first anarchist periodical; it was published by Warren in 1833, using print he made on the family stove. A full issue and substantial selections ... More


Carter

David Schiff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190259150
eISBN:
9780190259181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259150.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book surveys the life and work of the great American composer Elliott Carter (1908–2012). It examines his formative, and often ambivalent, engagements with Charles Ives and other ... More


Italian Neorealist Influences

Jay McRoy

in New Punk Cinema

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620340
eISBN:
9780748671052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620340.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins by revising and reassessing the Italian neo-realist movement as a filmic renaissance that, along with the French New Wave, has had the most profound impact on post-war cinema. It ... More


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