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salons: Background and Intellectual Trends

Halina Goldberg

in Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter outlines the history of the salon tradition in Poland, focusing on the central role of the intellectual salon in the early 19th century. It shows that during the period when Warsaw ... More


Music at Home: Spaces for Music in French Seventeenth-Century Residential Architecture

TAREK BERRADA

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Sources such as diaries, letters and inventories suggest that certain places were preferred for music-making during the seventeenth century: the great chamber for eating and dancing, the chamber and ... More


Extensions and Implications

Mario Luis Small

in Unanticipated Gains: Origins of Network Inequality in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384352
eISBN:
9780199869893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384352.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter contrasts the organizational embeddedness perspective to the standard social capital perspective. It argues for a focus not merely on structure and position but also on context, everyday ... More


Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Halina Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the rich musical environment of Fryderyk Chopin's youth and places Chopin's early works in this milieu. It provides a historiographic perspective that allows a better understanding ... More


Introduction

Halina Goldberg

in Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The introductory chapter examines the historiography of Chopin's Warsaw. Special attention is given to the effects of the Romantic, nationalist, racial, and communist ideologies on previous ... More


Paris, 1782–92: Performer, Composer, Teacher

Warwick Lister

in Amico: The Life of Giovanni Battista Viotti

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195372403
eISBN:
9780199870820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372403.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes Viotti's becoming the most acclaimed violinist of his time after his sensational debut at the Concert spirituel in Paris. After only two seasons Viotti renounced public ... More


1791: When is a Salon Not a Salon? Parisian Circles

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the time when Roland is sent to Paris to grapple with Lyon's crippling municipal debt, incurred through exactions under the ancien regime. He lobbies the Constituent Assembly ... More


‘This Astonishing Lady’:: What Did the Minister's Wife Do All Day?

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0024
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter considers Marie-Jeanne Roland's role alongside her husband. To what extent did she help compose his reports to the Convention, field paperwork, and influence appointments? The evidence ... More


Patriotic Science and the Weal of the Nation

Rita Krueger

in Czech, German, and Noble: Status and National Identity in Habsburg Bohemia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323450
eISBN:
9780199869138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323450.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The book's third chapter focuses on the intellectual institutions established in Bohemia between the 1740s and the second decade of the nineteenth century, and places them in the context of broader ... More


French Women Latinists in the ‘Grand Siècle’

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on the cultural dominance of French in 17th-century France. Latin was little used, though some churchmen still wrote in it. However, women played a highly visible role as ... More


Dufau’s La Mort d’Ugolin: Dante, Nationalism, and French Art, c.1800

Aida Audeh

in Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century: Nationality, Identity, and Appropriation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199584628
eISBN:
9780191739095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584628.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The Salon was the primary venue for art exhibition in nineteenth-century France and the central point for state art purchases and commissions and concurrent published critical discourse. Even with ... More


Letter‐Writing, Reading, and Literary Culture: The Johnson Family and Anna Miller

Susan E. Whyman

in The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199532445
eISBN:
9780191714535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532445.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter contrasts Jane Johnson's quiet reading and writing with the fast-paced public literary culture of her children — Robert and Barbara — and the patroness of their Bath poetry salon, Anna ... More


In Search of an Aesthetic

J. A. Hiddleston

in Baudelaire and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159322
eISBN:
9780191673597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159322.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses Baudelaire's ideas on the function of criticism, on naïveté and individualism, Romanticism, colourists and draughtsmen, memory, imagination, and his attitude towards individual ... More


Women, Philosophy, and Sexuality

Jonathan I. Israel

in Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity 1650-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206088
eISBN:
9780191676970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206088.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of how the shift of intellectual debate in Europe from Latin to French, and from the academic sphere to courts, coffee-houses, clubs, and salons, enabled some ... More


“The Finest Voice of the Century” 1: Clara Butt and Other Concert-Hall and Drawing-Room Singers of Fin-de-siècle Britain

Sophie Fuller

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter uses the British contralto Dame Clara Butt as a case study through which to critique notions of celebrity, as well as definitions of the prima donna. Drawing attention to venues in which ... More


Negotiating Expert and Novice Identities through Client-stylist Interactions

Lanita Jacobs-Huey

in From the Kitchen to the Parlor: Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304169
eISBN:
9780199866939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304169.003.01
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on a routine type of interaction between clients and stylists in hair salons: client-stylist negotiation. In particular, it draws from observations of client-stylist interactions ... More


Introduction: From the Kitchen to the Parlor

Lanita Jacobs-Huey

in From the Kitchen to the Parlor: Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304169
eISBN:
9780199866939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304169.003.08
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book provides an ethnographic and multi-sited account of how African American women use language to negotiate the significance of hair in their everyday lives. From the perspective of linguistic ... More


Childhood and Youth: The Formation of an Intellectual and Aesthete

Judith Chazin-Bennahum

in René Blum and the Ballets Russes: In Search of a Lost Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195399332
eISBN:
9780199897025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399332.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter sets the stage by informing the reader about Blum’s family and friends, their influence on his life, his education, and his development as a critic and writer. His older brother Léon was ... More


Network of Knowledge: Western Science and the Tokugawa Information Revolution

Terrence Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853587
eISBN:
9780824868840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853587.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Network of Knowledge examines the development of Dutch studies (rangaku) during the crucial years of 1770-1830 as its scholars wove a network that stretched across Japan. Rangaku was the title given ... More


A Far From Silent World: Russian Musical Life before the Great Reforms

Lynn M. Sargeant

in Harmony and Discord: Music and the Transformation of Russian Cultural Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735266
eISBN:
9780199894505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735266.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter uses the periodical press to introduce readers to the musical world of Russia before the Great Reforms. It examines musicians not as a social group but as an amalgam of Russian society ... More


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