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 When Women Recite: “Music” and Islamic Immigrant Experience

Regula Burckhardt Qureshi

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/9780195173048.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

By focusing on the celebration of the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (milad) by South Asian Muslim women in Edmonton, Canada, this chapter refocuses the usual consideration of Islam as public and ... More


The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

Martin Bloomer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255760
eISBN:
9780520948402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255760.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This cultural and intellectual history focuses on education as practiced by the imperial-age Romans, looking at what they considered the value of education and its effect on children. The author ... More


Leaving the Bustle

Schaeffer Kurtis R.

in Himalayan Hermitess: The Life of a Tibetan Buddhist Nun

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152999
eISBN:
9780199849932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152999.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter relates how Orgyan Chokyi gave up working in the kitchen and stayed in meditation reciting prayers. Orgyan Chokyi lived at Nyimapuk for seven years. For four years she worked in the ... More


Eric Williams: Speaking to Pictures

Stephen Bottomore

in The Sounds of the Silents in Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199797615
eISBN:
9780199979738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797615.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

In 1911, the former actor Eric Williams started a new career reciting to his own specially made films. Over the next few years he produced and acted in some dozen films, and recited to these in ... More


Learning Recitation: The Institutionalization of the Recited Qurʼan

Anne K. Rasmussen

in Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Indonesians are recognized today throughout the Muslim world community, or umma, as excellent reciters, and qari's and qari'as often place among the champions in international competitions. This ... More


Wartime Recitals and the Consolidation of a Genre

John A. Crespi

in Voices in Revolution: Poetry and the Auditory Imagination in Modern China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833657
eISBN:
9780824868871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833657.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter attempts to recover the performance texts of recited poetry during the War of Resistance period. As it follows poems and poets through the war years, it provides as thorough a recounting ... More


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