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“A Better Way to Live”: Conversations in Vermont, Liferaft Earth, About Me: A Musical, Cocksucker Blues

George Kouvaros

in Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695560
eISBN:
9781452953540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695560.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3 examines how Frank’s concern with registering the material consequences of time’s passing informs his autobiographical reflections in Conversations in Vermont, Liferaft Earth and About Me: ... More


In the Belly of the Beast, 1921–1928

David J. Meltzer

in The Great Paleolithic War: How Science Forged an Understanding of America's Ice Age Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226293226
eISBN:
9780226293363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226293363.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

A flurry of discoveries in the 1920s of stone artifacts in association with extinct animals culminated in the discovery of spear points unequivocally associated with bones of an extinct bison at a ... More


Changing the Tax Laws

Zoltan J. Acs

in Why Philanthropy Matters: How the Wealthy Give, and What It Means for Our Economic Well-Being

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148625
eISBN:
9781400846818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148625.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This epilogue discusses two issues and how to deal with them: the indiscriminate use of income for personal consumption and the use of wealth for maintaining a class structure. Robert Frank suggests ... More


“The Fire of Pain”: Life Dances On …, Home Improvements, The Present

George Kouvaros

in Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695560
eISBN:
9781452953540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695560.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 4 considers how the formal strategies evident in the photographs Frank has produced since the publication of The Americans influence the storytelling structures and forms of address employed ... More


Awakening the Eye

George Kouvaros

in Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695560
eISBN:
9781452953540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695560.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction outlines Robert Frank’s life and development as a filmmaker and photographer. His works always depicted a narrative in one way or another. He also used striking images and a ... More


Fragments Shored against My Ruins: Moving Pictures, True Story

George Kouvaros

in Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695560
eISBN:
9781452953540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695560.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 connects Frank’s obsession with the fragment to a view of human history as defined by an essential transitoriness. The piles of photographs, letters and souvenirs that the filmmaker returns ... More


Group Size

David C. Rose

in The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199781744
eISBN:
9780199919116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781744.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In this chapter the benefits and costs of group size are discussed to lay the groundwork for establishing later how group size affects moral decision making. The gains from specialization are shown ... More


He’s Not There: Me and My Brother, One Hour

George Kouvaros

in Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695560
eISBN:
9781452953540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695560.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 2 locates Frank’s first feature-length film Me and My Brother in two interconnected contexts: one, that of the new forms of non-fiction filmmaking that emerged in the wake of Direct Cinema ... More


Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema

George Kouvaros

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695560
eISBN:
9781452953540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695560.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the first book-length study of Robert Frank’s work in film and video, Awakening the Eye provides a new account of the career of one of America’s most important twentieth-century artists. Keeping ... More


Documentary Photography and the Positivist Social Gallery

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Photography

From its inception, photographic social-panorama portraiture was invested with positivist content that, despite aesthetic shifts, remained intact until the 1960s. Engaging in an extended flashback, ... More


Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Frederick Gross

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

In any decade the work of only a very few artists offers a template for understanding the culture and ideas of their time. Photographer Diane Arbus is one of these rare artists, and this book returns ... More


“To Nullify Explanation”: Robert Frank 1958

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Robert Frank’s book of photographs The Americans presented a different face to the nation. He showed the ennui of middle-class Americans while suggesting also in his photographs how African Americans ... More


Rock ‘n’ Film Crisis: The Rolling Stones in the United States

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Stone’s US tours in 1969 and 1972 confronted the anarchic social and political forces unleashed by the counterculture. In the first, Gimme Shelter (1970), Charlotte Zwerin edited Albert and David ... More


Costs and Commitments

Kim Sterelny

in The Evolved Apprentice: How Evolution Made Humans Unique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262016797
eISBN:
9780262302814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016797.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter and the next take on the task of explaining the stability of cooperation in the face of potential erosion by free riders and bullies. The argument of the chapter agrees with the common ... More


Philby and Secret Intelligence Service Anti-Communism

Edward Harrison

in The Young Kim Philby: Soviet Spy and British Intelligence Officer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859898676
eISBN:
9781781387283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898676.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Kim Philby's role in the British Secret Intelligence Service's (SIS) campaign against communism as well as his contribution to the struggle against Axis espionage. It ... More


The Family as “Little Commonwealth”: The Role of Mimetics

in Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter turns to questions of how trust in particular, or social capital in general, is created in families, and how that same mechanism of mimetics, or imitation, may, as it does in larger ... More


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