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Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Peter J Schmelz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Drawing upon oral history, analysis, and a critical synthesis of secondary literature, this book examines the construction and reception of the “unofficial” music in the Soviet Union produced during ... More


From Abstraction to Mimesis, from Control to Freedom: Pärt, Schnittke, Silvestrov, and Gubaidulina

Peter J. Schmelz

in Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces the development of aleatory techniques, tonal citation, and mimesis over the course of the 1960s in the music of Arvo Pärt, Alfred Schnittke, Valentin Silvestrov and Sofia ... More


Tampering with the ‘Sleeping Dogs’: Britain and Macedonia 1878–1935

Dimitris Livanios

in The Macedonian Question: Britain and the Southern Balkans 1939-1949

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199237685
eISBN:
9780191717246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237685.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyses British foreign policy towards Macedonia from the 1870s to the mid-1930s, and argues that in the interwar years, Britain had no vital interests in the region apart from the ... More


Balkan Smoke: Tobacco and the Making of Modern Bulgaria

Mary C. Neuburger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450846
eISBN:
9780801465949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450846.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book leads readers along the Bulgarian–Ottoman caravan routes and into the coffeehouses of Istanbul and Sofia. It reveals how a remote country was drawn into global economic networks through ... More


American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Anna Backman Rogers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Anna Backman Rogers argues that American independent cinema is a cinema not merely in crisis, but also of crisis. As a cinema which often explores the rite of passage by explicitly drawing on ... More


Between Hinterland and Frontier: Ottoman Vidin, Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries

ROSSITSA GRADEVA

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0017
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines how the frontier and the changing fate of the region influenced the military system as well as the provincial administration and agrarian regime. It focuses on Vidin in the ... More


Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers examines the significance of women’s contribution to genre cinema by highlighting the work of US filmmakers within and outside Hollywood – Kathryn ... More


Global America?: American-Japanese Film Co-productions from Shogun (1980) to Lost in Translation (2003)

Yoshi Tezuka

in Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the experiences of filmmakers and crews who worked on two international co-productions filmed in Japan: the film and TV series adapted from James Clavell's Shogun and Sofia ... More


Sofia Maskin: From Roots to Routes

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter addresses the story of Sofia Maskin. Her family went to Pakistan, a week before her seventh birthday in England. Sofia thinks that that experience of going back home put a tiny spark ... More


From the Orient Express to the Sofia Café: Smoke and Propriety in the Interwar Years

Mary C. Neuburger

in Balkan Smoke: Tobacco and the Making of Modern Bulgaria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450846
eISBN:
9780801465949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450846.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores how smoking came to be intertwined with propriety in Bulgaria during the interwar years. In post-World War I Bulgaria, the most dramatic change in the culture of smoking was the ... More


Introduction

Anna Backman Rogers

in American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

American independent cinema is certainly a cinema in crisis, but it is also a cinema of crisis. A great deal of useful scholarship has been carried out on the notion of independence and the ... More


Chapter One

Anna Backman Rogers

in American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Overtly, the film is about the trauma these boys suffer after the girls’ suicides and their inability to deal collectively with their deaths. On a formal level, however, the film is concerned with ... More


Chapter Three

Anna Backman Rogers

in American Independent Cinema: Rites of Passage and the Crisis Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693603
eISBN:
9781474412216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693603.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Somewhere focuses not only on a life-crisis, but also on an extended liminal moment in a character’s life. Johnny’s life is in suspension; his lack of focus and direction is visualised in the ... More


Sovereignty and Sovereigns: December 1985-April 1986

in A Stone in Spain's Shoe: The Search for a Solution to the Problem of Gibraltar

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232094
eISBN:
9781846317262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317262.012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses events between December 1985 and April 1986. These include the first meeting between Sir Geoffrey Howe and Francisco Fernández Ordóñez in 5 December 1985, to address the ... More


Genre on the Surface: Sofia Coppola’s <i>Marie Antoinette</i>

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

in Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sofia Coppola, one of the most visible indie directors in recent years, is clearly embedded in the ‘commerce of auteurism’ (Corrigan 1991), as she actively participates in constructing her public ... More


A Royal Affair: The Majesty of Royal Representations

Ellen Cheshire

in Bio-pics: A Life in Pictures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172059
eISBN:
9780231850681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172059.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Royal bio-pics have been a mainstay of commercial cinema since its inception. Historians fear them as, ultimately, they are seen as a commercial and entertainment venture first and historical ... More


Love in the World

Reidar Due

in Love in Motion: Erotic Relationships in Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167338
eISBN:
9780231850513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167338.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents different depictions of love from filmmakers of different traditions. The two greatest filmmakers of love are Josef von Sternberg and Eric Rohmer, the latter of whom analyses ... More


Sofia Gubaidulina, String Quartet No. 2 (1987)

Judy Lochhead

in Analytical Essays on Music by Women Composers: Concert Music from 1960-2000

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190236861
eISBN:
9780190236892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236861.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Sofia Gubaidulina’s Second String Quartet “musically thinks” difference, enacting in musical sound how difference arises through repetition. This analytical essay demonstrates how processes of ... More


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