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Conclusion From modernity to postmodernity

Margaret Atack

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The book has discussed the idea that given the current dominance of theories of postmodernity, and the frequency with which its paradigms are used to investigate a wide historical range of material, ... More


1968

Hugh McLeod

in The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199298259
eISBN:
9780191711619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298259.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the social and religious upheavals of 1968. In the later 1960s, hopes for speedy and radical changes in both church and society were at a very high level. Christian radicals ... More


Introduction: ‘Nous autres grecs’ 1

Miriam Leonard

in Athens in Paris: Ancient Greece and the Political in Post-War French Thought

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199277254
eISBN:
9780191707414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277254.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

How did the Greeks come to be at the centre of a debate about the role of ‘the political’ in French structuralist and post-structuralist thought? This introductory chapter investigates how the major ... More


Denisov's Laments, Volkonsky's Rejoinder

Peter J. Schmelz

in Such Freedom, If Only Musical: Unofficial Soviet Music during the Thaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195341935
eISBN:
9780199866854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341935.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the musical repercussions of the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia by focusing on an “unofficial” concert that took place in 1970 featuring two compositions, one of which ... More


The Aftermath: British Theatre following the Abolition of Statutory Censorship

David Thomas, David Carlton, and Anne Etienne

in Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199260287
eISBN:
9780191717390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260287.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter investigates whether any new forms of censorship have faced the theatre since the passing of the 1968 Theatres Act. After an account of attempts to bring prosecutions against plays or ... More


Protesting Authority

Konrad H. Jarausch

in After Hitler: Recivilizing Germans, 1945-1995

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195127799
eISBN:
9780199869503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127799.003.06
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter deals with the generational rebellion of 1968 and discusses its negative effects upon social discipline, as well as its liberalizing contribution towards transforming German political ... More


Michel Houellebecq: ideological challenge and precipitating crisis

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter turns to Houellebecq, France's most famous — and controversial — living writer; the affaire Houellebecq; Extension du domaine de la lutte; and Les Particules élémentaires. It discusses ... More


Masculinity and Italian Cinema: Sexual Politics, Social Conflict and Male Crisis in the 1970s

Sergio Rigoletto

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748654543
eISBN:
9781474406406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654543.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Italian cinema has traditionally used the trope of an inadequate man in crisis to reflect on the country’s many social and political upheavals. Masculinity and Italian Cinema takes the 1970s as an ... More


Reframing 1968: American Politics, Protest and Identity

Martin Halliwell and Nick Witham (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748698936
eISBN:
9781474445160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698936.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 1968 a series of local, national and global upheavals coalesced to produce some of the most consequential protest movements in the history of the United States. By examining the impact of 1968 on ... More


Sidelined: How American Sports Challenged the Black Freedom Struggle

Simon Henderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141541
eISBN:
9780813142586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141541.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book challenges the popular perception that sport has provided an arena in which African-Americans have been able to advance the aims of the civil rights struggle by excelling as athletes. ... More


Introduction L’imaginaire de mai

Margaret Atack

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The month of May in the year 1968 was truly an exceptional episode in French history thanks to the violence of street battles with the police, the level of popular support for the protesters, the ... More


Nanterre-la-Folie

Robert Merle

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter states that on April 2, 1968, a meeting was held in the ‘grand amphitheatre B2’ at the Nanterre campus that brought together about 1,500 students. The meeting was addressed by speakers ... More


Intellectual fictions

Julia Kristeva

in May 68 in French Fiction and Film: Rethinking Society, Rethinking Representation

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198715153
eISBN:
9780191694929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715153.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter states that Les Samourais, the first novel written by Julia Kristeva, was a ‘roman-a-clef’ novel relating to the trajectories of the structuralist group of intellectuals from the ... More


From the Homeland: Teatro Musicale

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses fascism and futurism in Italy; Luigi Dallapiccola; politics, improvisation, post-serialism, the return of the human voice, relationship of opera and music theater; Berio, Nono, ... More


The Pivot of’68: New Left and New Right

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

America fought the Vietnam War as a warrant for its solidity as an anti-Communist ally. In so doing, it brought to the surface widespread concerns that consumerist capitalism was being corrupted by ... More


“Knife in the Water”: The Struggle over Collective Consumption in Urbanizing Poland

Kacper Pobłocki

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on urban change, and the social tensions it triggered, in the Polish city of Łódź. Kacper Pobłocki embeds the discussion in the feature film, Knife in Water, by Roman Polanski, ... More


Hotel Mexico: Dwelling on the '68 Movement

George F. Flaherty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291065
eISBN:
9780520964938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291065.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1968 a street and media-savvy democratization movement led by students emerged in Mexico City. The 68 Movement was targeted in a state-sponsored massacre at a massive new housing complex ten days ... More


How to gain research ethics approval

Peter Speck

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter gives advice on how to obtain research ethics approval. It begins with an introduction to the UK Research Ethics Committees, which was started in 1968 and is now responsible for ... More


Reincarnations and Revisions

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines radical reinterpretations of the musical: Harold Prince's 1968 London version that was bedeviled by troublesome stage technology as well as the misplaced expectations of the ... More


Prologue: Reveries of race, April 1968

Bill Schwarz

in Memories of Empire, Volume I: The White Man's World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199296910
eISBN:
9780191730887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296910.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This short Prologue reconstructs the responses to Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech of April 1968, looking at the press, at some of the letters to Powell, and at the popular demonstrations of the ... More


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