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 Religion, Twice Removed: Exploring the Role of Media in Religious Understandings among “Secular” Young People

Lynn Schofield Clark

in Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305418
eISBN:
9780199785094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305418.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Popular entertainment media are implicit (and sometimes explicit) means by which a culture describes itself, including the images and ideas, stories, and fantasies that draw from and supply its ... More


The Limits of Hatred: Popular Attitudes Towards the West in Republican Canton

Virgil K.Y. Ho

in Understanding Canton: Rethinking Popular Culture in the Republican Period

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282715
eISBN:
9780191603037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282714.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The Cantonese displayed acceptance of Westerners and their cultures in the late imperial and Republican period, in spite of their reputation for being xenophobic and anti-foreign since the days of ... More


Popular Entertainment

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/9780813034010.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although Eliot was principally drawn to Parisian high culture offerings, he also took advantage of being away from home and was also able to immerse himself in the more liberal environment of popular ... More


The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

David Monod

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Show business is today so essential to American culture it's hard to imagine a time when it was marginal. But as this book demonstrates, the appetite for amusements outside the home was not ... More


Introduction

David Monod

in The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory describes the moral anxiety that prevented many Americans from patronizing popular entertainments in the nineteenth century. The entertainments were regarded so unfavorably that few ... More


The Democratization of Entertainment: The Concert Saloons

David Monod

in The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter claims that the entertainment revolution of the 1840s occurred because new types of shows were mounted in new types of playhouses for a new type of spectator. Melodrama and vaudeville ... More


Laugh and Grow Fat: Minstrelsy and Burlesque

David Monod

in The Soul of Pleasure: Sentiment and Sensation in Nineteenth-Century American Mass Entertainment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702389
eISBN:
9781501703997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702389.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents the The Three Fra Diavolos that opened at Mitchell's Olympic Theatre in 1884. It told the story of three rich young gentlemen who are smitten by three rich young ladies. The ... 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 First K-Wave: Koreaphilia in Imperial Japanese Popular Culture

E. Taylor Atkins

in Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes the seldom acknowledged cultural impact of Koreana on imperial Japanese popular entertainment. It examines specific examples that were genuinely popular in Japan—folk songs ... More


Hybrid and Popular Entertainments

Matthew Isaac Cohen

in Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855567
eISBN:
9780824868710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855567.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hybrid arts and popular amusements emerged in the nineteenth century against a backdrop of global capitalist modernity and the routinization of labor. Traveling circuses, acrobatic outfits from ... More


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