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Michael Vincent Levey 1927–2008

Christopher White

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Michael Vincent Levey (1927–2008), a Fellow of the British Academy, devoted his professional career to the National Gallery, becoming one of its most distinguished and effective directors. During his ... More


Postscript: After Kim

David Sergeant

in Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884-1901

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684588
eISBN:
9780191765889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684588.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This postscript to the book provides a brief account of Kipling’s career after Kim. It suggests some of the ways in which the divide between authoritarian and complex fiction, and the formal features ... More


Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy

Markus Rathey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300217209
eISBN:
9780300219517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217209.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Every year, Johann Sebastian Bach’s major vocal works are performed to mark liturgical milestones in the Christian calendar. Written by a renowned Bach scholar, this book provides an introduction to ... More


The Tragedies of Sophocles

James Morwood

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675716
eISBN:
9781781380833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675716.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book provides separate discussions of each of Sophocles' seven plays: Ajax, Women of Trachis, Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra, Philoctetes, and Oedipus at Colonus. It sets these between an ... More


Generous Mistakes: Incidents of Error in Henry James

Michael Anesko

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198794882
eISBN:
9780191836404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

By combining the techniques of textual criticism and the insights of close reading, Generous Mistakes offers new perspectives not only on two of Henry James’s major novels (The Portrait of a Lady and ... More


A Lost Masterpiece and a Forgotten Favourite:: Ermione and Ricciardo e Zoraide

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0032
Subject:
Music, History, Western

For more than a century and a half Ricciardo e Zoraide and Ermione were the forgotten operas of Gioachino Rossini’s Naples years. The neglect of Ermione was as sudden as it was extraordinary. ... More


An Age of Enlightenment

Thomas N. Mitchell

in Democracy's Beginning: The Athenian Story

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300215038
eISBN:
9780300217353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215038.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the link between the maturing of the democracy and the emergence of a golden era of artistic and intellectual accomplishment, raising the question of the extent to which the ... More


James Joyce A Critical Guide

Lee Spinks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638352
eISBN:
9780748671632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638352.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book presents a full and comprehensive account of the major writing of the modernist novelist James Joyce. Ranging right across Joyce's literary corpus from his earliest artistic beginnings to ... More


Introduction

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

in T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his 1944 French essay entitled “What France Means to You”, T. S. Eliot was able to state that he was lucky in discovering Paris during the academic year 1910–1911 as at that time the city served ... More


Pedro Almodóvar: Spain’s Enfant Terrible

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ch. 1 describes the career of Almodovar, Europe’s most Influential director, in terms of four phases, from flamboyant bad boy to director of mature melodramas to the maker of four consecutive ... More


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