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Whittaker Functions

Ben Brubaker, Daniel Bump, and Solomon Friedberg

in Weyl Group Multiple Dirichlet Series: Type A Combinatorial Theory (AM-175)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150659
eISBN:
9781400838998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150659.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter shows that Weyl group multiple Dirichlet series are expected to be Whittaker coefficients of metaplectic Eisenstein series. The fact that Whittaker coefficients of Eisenstein series ... More


The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Kathleen Riley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Before ‘Fred and Ginger’, there was ‘Fred and Adele’, a show business partnership and a cultural sensation like no other. It is difficult in our ‘celebrity’-sated era to comprehend what a genuine ... More


Opening the Bill

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

This chapter examines the differences and similarities in personality between Fred and Adele Astaire to reveal the essence of their relationship; the personal dynamics that brought them success and ... More


Over the Top

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

This chapter develops the family history and gives an account of the origins of Frederic Austerlitz and Johanna Geilus, their marriage, the birth of their children Adele and Fred, and the family’s ... More


Dancing Comedians

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

This chapter begins at the lowest point of the Astaires’ vaudeville career, their dispiriting two years on the small-time circuits, often playing ‘split’ weeks. Their fortunes changed when, at their ... More


Nightingales in Berkeley Square

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

This chapter looks closely at the Astaires’ relationship, both professional and personal, with producer Charles Dillingham for whom they did three shows between 1919 and 1922. The first two shows ... More


Fascinating Rhythms

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

The London debut of Stop Flirting saw the start of London’s love affair with the Astaires, now fully mature performers and the leading exponents of the American musical. The chapter explores the ... More


The Golden Calf

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Chapter 6 looks in depth at the Astaires’ two major collaborations with George and Ira Gershwin, Lady, Be Good! in 1924 and Funny Face in 1926. The New York and London productions of each show are ... More


Frater, Ave atque Vale

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

The inaptly titled (as it proved to be) Smiles of 1930 is the subject of this chapter. Despite its promise as a Ziegfeld production and its glamorous cast, which included Marilyn Miller, it failed ... More


By Myself

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Fred and Adele appeared on stage together for the last time in The Band Wagon by Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz, and George S. Kaufman. Unlike Smiles, the production was backed by a creative team, ... More


After the Dance

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

The premiere of Gay Divorce was given less than rave reviews by the critics and there were constant references to the absence of Adele. Cole Porter’s music, however, employed to great effect by ... More


Clementina Black and Adele (Lady Carl) Meyer

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Clementina Black and Adele (Lady Carl) Meyer. Black was a novelist born to a wealthy family. She was well educated in languages, geography, literature, and mathematics. ... More


Freak Baby and the Paper City

Andrew L. Erdman

in Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449703
eISBN:
9780801465727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449703.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides Eva Tanguay's family background with a particular focus on Eva's birth, as well as her family's move to Holyoke, the so-called “Paper City.” The vaudeville's father, Joseph ... More


The Sibling Archipelago

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the integration through marriage among the Galles, Jollivets, and Le Ridants—families who were already related through a vast sibling archipelago. The disappearance of Jacquette ... More


“Mon Adèle”

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the marriage of Eugène and Adèle Galles to illustrate a number of ideas about “bourgeois marriage” in nineteenth-century France. Drawing on some 258 letters between Adèle and ... More


Notre Adèle

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the correspondence between Eugène and Adèle Galles during Eugène’s deployment in Spain. The marriage of Eugène and Adèle bore all the fruits imaginable for those of their ... More


Guadeloupe

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the correspondence between Eugène and Adèle Galles during Eugène’s tour of duty in Guadeloupe as part of the Forty-Eighth Regiment, of which Jean-Marie Le Ridant was second in ... More


The Chosen: Educating René

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the education of René Jean-Marie Galles, son of Eugène and Adèle Galles. Adèle Galles was René’s teacher. She made René work hard, especially on his grammar and writing, and ... More


Into the World

Christopher H. Johnson

in Becoming Bourgeois: Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453984
eISBN:
9781501701290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453984.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on René Jean-Marie Galles’s career after graduating from École polytechnique. It argues that without his mother’s constant prodding and solicitude, the encouragement of her ... More


Converting ENIAC

Thomas Haigh, Mark Priestley, and Crispin Rope

in Eniac in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262033985
eISBN:
9780262334426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033985.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In spring 1947 a project was launched to convert ENIAC to run code written in the new from introduced with the 1945 “First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC.” This was intertwined with the planning of ... More


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