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Courtship and Syncretism in Colonial Genres

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter argues that apparent similarities between Filipino and Spanish musical practices acted as points of convergence that promoted sustained “courtship” and engagement between the distinct ... More


“A Multitude of Complexes”: Finding Common Ground with Louis Adamic

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how Kikuchi suspected that his belief in his alienable rights as a citizen would be severely challenged. A year earlier, Congress had passed the Alien Registration Act, ... More


From Carnival to Corpus Christi

Teofilo F. Ruiz

in A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses the relationship between Carnival and the annual Corpus Christi celebrations in late medieval and early modern Spain. Carnival has always been associated with revelry, ... More


Subversions of Verisimilitude: Reading Narrative from Balzac to Sartre

Lawrence R. Schehr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231355
eISBN:
9780823241095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231355.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book focuses on the ways in which a number of French literary narratives written in the realist tradition show a dynamic balance between the desire of the author/narrator to present a ... More


Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Jacob Shell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What sorts of transportation technologies and methods of conveyance have political regimes associated with the movement of weapons, papers, or people for political subversion and revolt? In an era ... More


Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Paul Maddrell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years 1945-61 saw the greatest transformation in weaponry that has ever taken place, as atomic and thermonuclear bombs, intercontinental ballistic missiles and chemical and biological weapons ... More


“It’s Alive!”: The Splattering of SF Films

Stacey Abbott

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The 1970s produced an increasingly independent and confrontational approach to cinema in terms of both narrative content and aesthetic display. Filmmakers broke violently with film-making conventions ... More


Revolution with a Human Face: Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989-1992

James Krapfl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452055
eISBN:
9780801469428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452055.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As a history of Czechoslovakia's “gentle revolution,” this book shifts the focus away from elites to ordinary citizens who endeavored—from the outbreak of revolution in 1989 to the demise of the ... More


Authors’ Empathy

Suzanne Keen

in Empathy and the Novel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175769
eISBN:
9780199851232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175769.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the relationship of empathy to novelists' craft of fiction. It suggests that contemporary novelists frequently connect fiction with empathy in their comments on creativity and ... More


‘Unendliche Geschichte’ 1 Reading Märchen

Mererid Puw Davies

in The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242757
eISBN:
9780191697180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242757.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines scholarly views of the Märchen genre and demonstrates that the Märchen is in no sense a timeless form. It argues that our perception of it is formed by a canon biased in favour ... More


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