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Self-Expression

Mitchell S. Green

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199283781
eISBN:
9780191712548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283781.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

This book offers a general theory of expressive behavior, including but not limited to such behavior as it occurs in our own species. At the core of the project is the thesis that self-expression is ... More


A New Romantic Theory of Expression

Jenefer Robinson

in Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199263653
eISBN:
9780191603211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263655.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Artistic expression ‘is an activity of an artist that consists, roughly speaking, in the manifestation and elucidation of an emotional state of a persona in the expressive character of a poem, a ... More


Together Against The World: Self, Community, and Expression Among The Artists of Edendale

Daniel Hurewitz

in Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the 1920s and 1930s, as the film industry left for other neighborhoods, a group of writers, painters, sculptors, and printers settled in their wake among the hills of Edendale. Contrary to the ... More


A Cognitive Account of Aesthetics

Francis Steen

in The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306361
eISBN:
9780199851034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306361.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter asks the question: Why is it that only human beings spend time and effort to produce and acquire aesthetic experience? The chapter focuses on the rote of juxtapositions, bisociations, ... More


Introduction

Clarence Bernard Henry

in Let's Make Some Noise: Axe and the African Roots of Brazilian Popular Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730821
eISBN:
9781604733341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730821.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this book, which is about axé music and the African origins of Brazilian popular music. The book examines how sacred themes, imagery, and symbols from ... More


The Two Masks

Thomas McFarland

in The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186458
eISBN:
9780191674556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186458.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In Byron's poem Childe Harold, we observe how the poem's persona refers to himself as ‘Nothing’. It is made apparent that the soul of this poet accounts for a lot more than merely nothingness, and in ... More


Protestants and Hollywood at the Crossroads

William D. Romanowski

in Reforming Hollywood: How American Protestants Fought for Freedom at the Movies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195387841
eISBN:
9780199950188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387841.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that in the early 1930s Protestant leaders sought a national policy that was not aimed at curbing artistic expression, but at opening the market for movies of high moral and ... More


The Spiritual Geography of Greenwich Village, 1912–1920

in Bohemia in America, 1858-1920

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760836
eISBN:
9780804772549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760836.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Between 1910 and 1920, Greenwich Village in New York City became increasingly synonymous with Bohemia. In 1913, Hutchins Hapgood declared that “the New Bohemia...is an attitude of temperament ... ... More


Twentieth-Century Egyptian Art: The Pioneers, 1920–521

Williams Caroline

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter integrates important topics into the mainstream of early twentieth-century Egyptian history. It gives a general overview of 1919–52 visual artistic expression, which depicts how painting ... More


The History of Obscenity, the British Novel, and the First Amendment

Geoffrey R. Stone

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Novels of the eighteenth century often treat sexuality in highly explicit terms, by the standards even of our own time, and certainly by Victorian standards. This chapter addresses the topic of ... More


The Black Chicago Renaissance

Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey Jr. (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037023
eISBN:
9780252094392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037023.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Beginning in the 1930s, Black Chicago experienced a cultural renaissance that lasted into the 1950s and rivaled the cultural outpouring of the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s. This book analyzes this ... More


Tradition Transcribed: The Rhapsody for Violin No. 1, the Politics of Folk-Music Research, and the Artifice of Authenticity

David E. Schneider

in Bartók, Hungary, and the Renewal of Tradition: Case Studies in the Intersection of Modernity and Nationality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245037
eISBN:
9780520932050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245037.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the influence of peasant music in Béla Bartók's compositions, particularly his First Rhapsody for violin and piano. It explains that by studying peasant music Bartók sought ... More


The Frontier within, Part II

Abe Kōbō and Richard F. Calichman

in The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kōbō

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163866
eISBN:
9780231535090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163866.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this final essay, presented in this chapter, the text discusses the notion of the “frontier within” in relation to urban society. The theme of “frontier within” focuses on the question “What are ... More


Introduction

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book explores the poetry of everyday life and relates it to folklore, with the objective of helping the reader to maximize their capacity for artistic expression. It asks how we can tap into the ... More


Proust through the Fold of Memory

Jessica Wiskus

in The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music after Merleau-Ponty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030920
eISBN:
9780226031088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031088.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter discusses the problem of depth as intimately connected with the question of artistic expression. It illustrates how Marcel, the narrator of Proust’s A la recherche du temps perdu, not ... More


That Age

Yang Mu

in Memories of Mount Qilai: The Education of a Young Poet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169967
eISBN:
9780231538527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169967.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter ponders on “that age”—a period of artistic expression in the author's life, which coincided with the tensions of the fifties, especially the conflicts that arose during that period. The ... More


Creole Talk: The Poetics and Politics of Argentine Verbal Art

Ana C. Cara

in Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031069
eISBN:
9781617031076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031069.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the conversational phenomenon that occurred in Argentina, the “hablando en criollo” (voicing creolity), and the host of creole verbal art genres that flourished in Argentina, ... More


Different Drummers: Rhythm and Race in the Americas

Martin Munro

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262829
eISBN:
9780520947405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262829.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Long a taboo subject among critics, rhythm finally takes center stage in this book's wide-ranging examination of diverse black cultures across the New World. This book traces the central—and ... More


Art and Memory: Healing Body, Mind, Spirit

Carolyn Mazloomi, Nailah Randall Bellinger, Olivia Cousins, S. Pearl Sharp, and Catherine Roma

in Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037900
eISBN:
9780252095160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037900.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on contemporary women artists whose artworks were featured in the Gendered Resistance Symposium, sponsored by Miami University and the National Underground Railroad Freedom ... More


A Bipolar Approach to Understanding the History of Japanese Animation

Nobuyuki Tsugata

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The first animated film in Japan was produced in 1917, but it was only in the 1960s that Japanese animation actually took off. Over this ninety-year period, several different epochs, marked by two ... More


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