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Maverick Men in Ballet: Rethinking the “Making It Macho” Strategy

Jennifer Fisher

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

Jennifer Fisher provides a history of the “making it macho” strategy for men often employed in the dance world, which has been a response to the prejudices against ballet men throughout the 20th ... More


Bernard Shaw as Artist-Fabian

Charles A. Carpenter

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034058
eISBN:
9780813038254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers a new perspective on one of the most puzzling questions faced by Shaw scholars—how to reconcile the artist's individualist leanings with his socialist Fabian ideals. The book does ... More


John Wilkes: A Friend to Liberty

Peter D. G. Thomas

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205449
eISBN:
9780191676642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205449.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Often deemed the founder of British radicalism, John Wilkes (1725–1797) had a shattering impact on the politics of his time. His audacity in challenging government authority was matched by his skill ... More


An Assessment of Colonel George Morgan Chinn

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This conclusion is a reflection on the life and accomplishments of Chinn. It begins by considering the definition of the word maverick, which fits Chinn well: in his time considered himself and was ... More


A Dead-End for Molinism

Jonathan L Kvanvig

in Destiny and Deliberation: Essays in Philosophical Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199696574
eISBN:
9780191732270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696574.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The core motivation for Molinism is a desire to preserve a libertarian account of human freedom while at the same time defending a strong view of divine providence, but in recent times it was ... More


Mavericks

James Wierzbicki

in Music in the Age of Anxiety: American Music in the Fifties

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040078
eISBN:
9780252098277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040078.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the concept of “maverick,” a term as American as the Stars and Stripes that the notion of the “maverick composer” is likewise unique to the United States. An important handful ... More


Looking Back: Puritanism, Geography, and the Myth of American Individualism

Broyles Michael

in Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100457
eISBN:
9780300127898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100457.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In the 1920s, American composers were true mavericks—that is, highly eccentric and individualistic—yet were successful because they self-organized in tightly knit societies. In this process, they ... More


We, the Rebels

Broyles Michael

in Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100457
eISBN:
9780300127898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100457.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book focuses on America's maverick composers, those who lived unusual lives or flaunted norms and wrote works that were considered incomprehensible and even unplayable. It examines the role of ... More


The Politics of Depression

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates the conditions of the Great Depression in the region and the failure of local and state governments to deal with the worst consequences of the international economic crisis. ... More


Corraling a Herd of Musical Mavericks

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter presents information on the theme and programs of the San Francisco Symphony's American Mavericks festival. Michael Tilson Thomas, the orchestra's music director worked hard to invest ... More


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