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How Did Poetry Survive?: The Making of Modern American Verse

John Timberman Newcomb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036798
eISBN:
9780252093906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036798.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book traces the emergence of modern American poetry at the turn of the nineteenth century. With a particular focus on four “little magazines”—Poetry: A Magazine of Verse, The Masses, Others, and ... More


Work and Sing: Children's Literature and the Cultural Front, 1935–1945

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter considers how the conditions of production and dissemination of children's literature changed beginning in the mid-1930s, and looks at the particular ways that leftists, in response to ... More


Max Eastman: A Life

Christoph Irmscher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300222562
eISBN:
9780300227758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222562.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The definitive biography of radical activist, poet, editor, and public intellectual Max Eastman (1883–1969), based on unrestricted access to the Eastman family archive. Considered one of the “hottest ... More


Masses by Martini and Other Composers

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Mod D and the fragmentary Mod E show what the chapel’s repertoire of polyphonic Masses looked like prior to 1481. At least seven Masses by Martini were composed by then, and possibly several of the ... More


Josquin’s Missa ‘Hercules Dux Ferrarie’

Lewis Lockwood

in Music in Renaissance Ferrara 1400–1505: The Creation of a Musical Center in the Fifteenth Century

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378276
eISBN:
9780199852376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378276.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The theoretical background of the “Hercules” Mass has rarely been subjected to close scrutiny. This chapter distinguishes three levels of consideration: the systematic, the conventional, and the ... More


Critical Writings (1931–1940)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter summarizes Blitzstein’s writings from the 1930s, which form the bulk of his criticism, and which increasingly tend toward Marxist perspectives. He wrote many of these articles for Modern ... More


Contexts of the Aesthetic

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The problem of philosophical aesthetics may be formulated in a double sense: What justifies the privileged access of art to truth? What constitutes the historicity of art’s “configurational” status? ... More


The mass and the machine: The New Playwrights Theatre and American radical Constructivism

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter looks at the most substantial manifestation of ‘American Constructivism’, which took shape in the radical theatrical productions of the New Playwrights Theatre, a short-lived group that ... More


Arthur Miller's Missing Chapter

Alan M. Wald

in Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald.11
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter observes that some erstwhile pro-Communist writers subsequently devoted their fiction to working their way out of what they interpreted as misguided loyalty to Communism, yet most never ... More


. Music Books and Their Authors

Kate van Orden

in Music, Authorship, and the Book in the First Century of Print

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276505
eISBN:
9780520957114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276505.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Using folio choirbooks of Masses as an example, this chapter traces the early emergence of bibliographic authority as it moved from the printer (as maker of the book) to the composer (as author of ... More


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