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 “A Goodly Portion of Painters and Artists”: Visual Arts

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Portraiture was the first painterly genre. History paintings and the panorama then evolved. A Paris Art Mission showed unusual official support for art, but most patronage was limited to temple ... More


Chapter Two The Renaissance of Arranging: First Works for and with Duke Ellington

Walter van de Leur

in Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter opens with the first meeting of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn in December 1938. The section introduces Strayhorn’s first recorded works, including small-band arrangements and ... More


 Prayer on the Panorama: Music and Individualism in American Religious Experience

Philip V. Bohlman

in Music in American Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173048
eISBN:
9780199872091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173048.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter shifts the focus of the book from congregations, immigrant groups, and collective experience to the role of individuals and the concept of individualism in shaping American religious ... More


The Panorama

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The panorama is usually aligned with the modern attempt to contain everything within a single view or picture. In contrast, this chapter argues that in the late eighteenth- and early ... More


Factual Programmes: The Wednesday Magazine, Panorama, Marriage Today, Living for Kicks

Janet Thumim

in Inventing Television Culture: Men, Women, and the Box

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742234
eISBN:
9780191694998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742234.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores in more detail what factual programming on television in the 1950s and 1960s actually looked like, focusing on particular examples: The Wednesday Magazine from the BBC Women’s ... More


Women, Work, and Television

Janet Thumim

in Inventing Television Culture: Men, Women, and the Box

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742234
eISBN:
9780191694998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742234.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to the overarching question of television’s place in public-sphere discussion of cultural change in post-war, pre-women’s movement Britain. It asks to what extent the emergent ... More


On the Move

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses the tourists' quest for panoramas and the start of walking and package tours. It discusses the role of railways in opening up the West for tourism and developing the idea of ... More


Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Peter Otto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book argues that modern forms of virtual reality first appear in the urban/commercial milieu of London in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century (1780–1830). In so doing, it develops ... More


The Colosseum

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the oeuvre of Thomas Hornor, who worked as land surveyor, cartographer, landscape gardener, and landscape and panorama artist. It discusses Hornor's Description of an Improved ... More


Jerusalem

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an introduction to Blake's oeuvre as the first and still one of the most profound attempts to think through the implications for aesthetics and politics of the virtual, here ... More


The town on show

Katy Layton-Jones

in Beyond the Metropolis: The changing image of urban Britain, 1780-1880

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099694
eISBN:
9781526104038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099694.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Focusing on an important nineteenth-century innovation in civic promotion, the public exhibition, chapter two explores the ways in which a broader interpretation of the term ‘urban representation’ ... More


A Showcase for Pan

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The steelband has spent most of its adult life obsessed with the Panorama competition. Beginning as it did, in conjunction with Trinidad and Tobago’s independence, the Panorama competition was from ... More


The Rise of the Arranger

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Panorama produced a new category of steelband hero. For all its political and artistic constraints, the new competition offered a scope for arranging and composition that was unequaled, not only in ... More


Community Participation

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In contrast to the arrangers’ conception of Panorama as an opportunity to explore and innovate, the expectations of players and supporters constrain innovation and sometimes frustrate arrangers. The ... More


Contest and Control

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Many Trinidadians feel that the ideal conception of carnival as a community-based celebration is threatened today by middle- and upper-class participation, expensive fees for mass-produced costumes, ... More


Writing Their Own Tunes

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Beginning in the 1970s, Ray Holman and Boogsie Sharpe shook up Panorama by composing their own music, or “own tunes,” for the competition. The controversy this provoked drew attention to the newly ... More


From Panman to Pannist

Shannon Dudley

in Music from behind the Bridge: Steelband Aesthetics and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175479
eISBN:
9780199851522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175479.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

As the steelband approached middle age in the 1980s, it was diagnosed with a malady called the “Panorama mentality” or “Panorama syndrome,” which manifested itself as an unhealthy and exclusive ... More


Motion Pictures Begin

Ray Zone

in Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how motion pictures began and looks at inventions and contributions by important individuals to the development of motion pictures. It starts with an account of Eadwear ... More


Immersive spectatorship at the panorama and the aesthetics of the sublime

Hélène Ibata

in The challenge of the sublime: From Burke's Philosophical Enquiry to British Romantic art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526117397
eISBN:
9781526136114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117397.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 5 focuses on what appears to be one of the most conscious responses to the Burkean challenge: the invention of the panorama by the Irish-Scottish painter Robert Barker in the late 1780s. By ... More


Intentionality and Modelled Subjectivities: Aleksei Fedorchenko’s <i>Silent Souls</i> (2010)

Vlad Strukov

in Contemporary Russian Cinema: Symbols of a New Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407649
eISBN:
9781474422024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407649.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

I use Fedorchenko’s film, with its faked and performed claims to authenticity, as a means to explore the so-called authenticity-thesis. It contains a particular methodological claim which, according ... More


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