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Videotape and a Composer (1975)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's essay written in September 1975, included in Video Art—An Anthology, compiled and edited by Ira Schneider and Beryl Korot, and published in New York in 1976. Thus, it ... More


Jacques Offenbach I: (Harmonie et mélodie, Calmann-Lévy, 1899, 217–224)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is from the transplanting of Jacques Offenbach to the Variétés that one can date the giddy heights of operetta and the collapse of taste. There was no longer any mention of the Comédie-Francaise, ... More


Disaggregation as Class Conflict

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Captain Cocq performs his pose with authority, as if he knows it derives both from “the tradition of Amsterdam guard Captains” and from a predominantly aristocratic tradition of full-length ... More


To Embrace Creation

Laura M. Hartman

in The Christian Consumer: Living Faithfully in a Fragile World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199746422
eISBN:
9780199918751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746422.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In contrast with the ascetic strain of Christianity, some Christians suggest that proper consumption should be joyful and celebratory. On this view, Christians ought to embrace God's gifts with ... More


The Spirit of Community Psychology

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Community psychology as a field may have lost some of its original spirit; a spirit dominant at the founding of the field. Spirit is a difficult concept to discuss since it is a concept beyond usual ... More


Some Observations on Mendelssohn's Reception of Bach's Organ Works

Russell Stinson

in J. S. Bach at His Royal Instrument: Essays on His Organ Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917235
eISBN:
9780199980321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917235.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

As a performer, editor, antiquarian, teacher, and all-around ambassador, Felix Mendelssohn occupied himself with Bach's organ works his entire life. This chapter sheds new light on Mendelssohn's ... More


Rapid Natural and Anthropogenic Diet Evolution: Three Examples from Checkerspot Butterflies

Michael C. Singer, Brian Wee, Sara Hawkins, and Marie Butcher

in Specialization, Speciation, and Radiation: The Evolutionary Biology of Herbivorous Insects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251328
eISBN:
9780520933828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251328.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes a small but unbiased sample of evolutionary changes: three evolutionary host shifts undertaken by a single butterfly species, Edith's checkerspot, Euphydryas editha. The first ... More


New Directions in Jazz Composition: Three Portraits

Alex Stewart

in Making the Scene: Contemporary New York City Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249530
eISBN:
9780520940161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249530.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines recent developments in arranging and composition, with an emphasis on innovative techniques and formal structures. The relationship of the composers to their works differs ... More


<i>Response</i>: Queer Enfleshment

Mary-Jane Rubenstein

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This brief response catches glimpses within Karmen MacKendrick’s work, glimpses of what one might call a queer-incarnational apophasis. In her attention to mourning, melancholia, and haunting, ... More


Signals in the Noise

Michael E. Mann

in The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152556
eISBN:
9780231526388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152556.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter focuses on the search for more evidence to support the view that there was a detectable human influence on global climate. In the early 1990s, after carefully weighing all the evidence, ... More


The Heterogeneous Construct of Psychopathy

Henning Sass

in Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the history of the concept of psychopathy and its continuities with more recent perspectives. “Psychopathy,” as understood today, has many predecessors in different countries, ... More


Gradient Reduction Theory: Thermodynamics and the Purpose of Life

Dorion Sagan and Jessica Hope Whiteside

in Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262194983
eISBN:
9780262283182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262194983.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter argues that nonequilibrium thermodynamics, informed by a general version of the second law that applies equally to open and closed systems, connects flow processes of life to nonlife in ... More


The Holy Spirit, the Story of God

Sam Laurent

in Divine Multiplicity: Trinities, Diversities, and the Nature of Relation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253951
eISBN:
9780823260980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253951.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the possibilities of a pneumatology of story, envisioning the trinitarian Spirit of the Christian tradition as the “paradoxically multiple story of God.” It suggests that the ... More


“Timeless and Spaceless”?—Yeats’s Search for Models of Interpretation in Post–Enlightenment Philosophy, Contemporary Anthropology and Art History, and the Effects of These Theories on “The Completed Symbol,” “The Soul in Judgment” and “The Great Year of the Ancients”

Matthew Gibson

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This two-part essay employs A Vision’s consistent division between time and space to observe how W. B. Yeats’s reading of philosophy from 1925 onwards shaped his understanding of the ontological ... More


Race, Reenactment, and the “Natural-Born Citizen”

Tavia Nyong’o

in Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479857722
eISBN:
9781479818334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857722.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the “historical” claims of the Tea Party movement as it reorients and reinvents the Revolutionary War archive. The temporal bend that loops the Tea Party to this revolutionary ... More


The Global Water Crisis, Privatization, and the Bolivian Water War

Madeline Baer

in Water, Place, and Equity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262232715
eISBN:
9780262286107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262232715.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the controversial water privatization policy in Cochabamba, Bolivia, which passed after massive protests, and uses this case as an example to forward the notion that ... More


Television Blackout Hearings <i>1972–1977</i>

David George Surdam

in The Big Leagues Go to Washington: Congress and Sports Antitrust, 1951-1989

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039140
eISBN:
9780252097126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039140.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter focuses on the Congressional hearings of 1972–1977 that addressed the National Football League's (NFL) television blackout rules. It first considers the economic and legal aspects of the ... More


Quantum spin chains and classical integrable systems

Anton Zabrodin

in Stochastic Processes and Random Matrices: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 104, July 2015

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198797319
eISBN:
9780191838774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797319.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter is a review of the recently established quantum-classical correspondence for integrable systems based on the construction of the master T-operator. For integrable inhomogeneous quantum ... More


Introduction

Hans Hummer

in Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198797609
eISBN:
9780191838965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797609.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The Introduction sets out the epistemology of studying kinship in the Middle Ages. It proposes that investigations of medieval kinship have been frustrated because researchers have assumed that ... More


The Made and the Given, the Carnal and the Spiritual

Hans Hummer

in Visions of Kinship in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198797609
eISBN:
9780191838965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797609.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter outlines an alternative approach to kinship that is free of modern biogenetic biases and is derived from Karl Schmid’s concept of “self-consciousness” and recent anthropological work on ... More


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