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Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

Naomi André

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041921
eISBN:
9780252050619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This is a book about thinking, interpreting, and writing about music in performance that incorporates how race, gender, sexuality, and nation help shape the analysis of opera today. Case-study operas ... More


<i>Winnie</i>, Opera, and South African Artistic Nationhood

Naomi André

in Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041921
eISBN:
9780252050619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041921.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter places Winnie: The Opera (Bongani Ndodana-Breen, Warren Wilensky, and Mfundi Vundla, 2011) in a larger comparative framework that includes the Western opera tradition, opera in the ... More


From Breakthrough to Mainstream: The Politics of Potential and Blackmail

James Mitchell

in The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639908
eISBN:
9780748672080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639908.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the struggle of the Scottish National Party (SNP) to be a part of mainstream of Scottish politics and the potential of blackmailing. The Hamilton by-election was an important ... More


Humming

Michael Taussig

in VOICE: Vocal Aesthetics in Digital Arts and Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013901
eISBN:
9780262289696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013901.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reflects on humming, which usually implies rhythm—the rhythm of the body in motion. It argues that humming, which involves the voice and is usually sung, moves in and out of ... More


South African Penelopes: Njabulo Ndebele’s The Cry of Winnie Mandela

Justine McConnell

in Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199605002
eISBN:
9780191751226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605002.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Ndebele’s The Cry of Winnie Mandela confronts the double colonization suffered by women of imperially oppressed nations. In depicting a selection of South African women, Ndebele offers a new Penelope ... More


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