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From Amateur-Activist to Electoral-Professional Party

James Mitchell, Lynn Bennie, and Rob Johns

in The Scottish National Party: Transition to Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199580002
eISBN:
9780191731099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580002.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter charts the organizational changes in the SNP after devolution, drawing on the wider literature on political parties. Reforms introduced by John Swinney, as party leader, are outlined and ... More


Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the musical life of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Germany from the perspectives of those who lived in it. The men, women, and children of the era are treated here not as extras in ... More


Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Amateur film: Meaning and practice 1927–77 traces the development of non-professional interests in making and showing film. It explores how amateur cinematography gained a following among the ... More


Introduction

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

First World War memoirs were a powerful and influential genre of life writings, but most were written by combatants. This book contributes to the, as yet, limited literature on the writings of ... More


YouTube as archive: fans, gender and Mexican film stars online

Niamh Thornton

in Revisiting Star Studies: Cultures, Themes and Methods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404310
eISBN:
9781474434850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404310.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter proposes that YouTube should be understood as a digital archive with its own developing aesthetic forms where fans act as attentive and specialist curators of a star text. Through an ... More


Setting the Scene: Proliferating Pictures and the Advent of Photography and Cinema

Jessica Lake

in The Face That Launched a Thousand Lawsuits: The American Women Who Forged a Right to Privacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300214222
eISBN:
9780300225303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214222.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter offers an analysis of the changes in visual technologies that were occurring in the nineteenth century and the ways in which photography and cinema radically altered the experience of ... More


Women and the Suburban Garden

Sarah Bilston

in The Promise of the Suburbs: A Victorian History in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179330
eISBN:
9780300186369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179330.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Gardening advice texts evoked women gardeners as active laborers, aesthetically informed designers, participants in the marketplace, and, toward the end of the century, even professional business ... More


A director and his methods

Martin O’Shaughnessy

in Laurent Cantet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091506
eISBN:
9781781708590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091506.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After giving a brief overview of Cantet’s career, this chapter explores what one might call the director’s two methods. The former relates to his preference for using amateur actors as experts on ... More


Pornography’s Play(ing) of Race

Ariane Cruz

in The Color of Kink: Black Women, BDSM, and Pornography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479809288
eISBN:
9781479899425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809288.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 2 reads black women’s diverse performance of race play in contemporary American pornography, focusing on three sites of analysis. First, I discuss the performance of black female/white male ... More


3-D at Home

Ray Zone

in 3-D Revolution: The History of Modern Stereoscopic Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813136110
eISBN:
9780813141183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136110.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Amateur stereo photography and 3D moviemaking are traced and their influence, along with that of 3D photo clubs, on the beginnings of the 3D movie boom in Hollywood. The practice of amateur 3D ... More


Amateurs, Brass Bands and the 1859 Rifle Volunteers

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter deals with the relationship between the military and the world of amateur music in the second half of the nineteenth century. Two related topics are especially prominent: the rise of the ... More


The Astronomical Society of Glasgow

David Clarke

in Reflections on the Astronomy of Glasgow: A story of some 500 years

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748678891
eISBN:
9780748689286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678891.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Local interest in astronomy has always been strong in Glasgow. This chapter covers stories of public movements of 1808 and 1836 both leading to the building of two observatories. Towards the end of ... More


Fancy, cosmopolitanism and racial difference: Our Mutual Friend and The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter five focuses on the 1860s as the period immediately after the publication of Darwin’s Origin of Species. It also focuses on a time when Dickens feels the power of fancy abating and his own ... More


Regulating Interwar Prostitution: National Debates and Local Issues

Samantha Caslin

in Save the Womanhood!: Vice, Urban Immorality and Social Control in Liverpool, c. 1900-1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786941251
eISBN:
9781789629309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941251.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

During the interwar years, the state became concerned about an escalation in the extent to which notions of promiscuity and prostitution were overlapping in public discourse. The ‘common prostitute’ ... More


. Sewell, Rose and the Aesthetics of Amateur Cine Fiction

Ian Craven

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Deprived of the resources deemed essential to work in the mode, and supposedly squandering the amateur’s unique expressive potentials in shameless imitation of professional counterparts, Ralph Bond ... More


. Framing The Welfare State Swedish Amateur Fiction Film 1930 To 1965

Mats Jönsson

in Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using a collection of fiction films produced during the early 1960s by Swedish amateur filmmaker Mauno Eksell as its primary source material, this chapter examines the organisational history, typical ... More


Introduction

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The last several generations of scholars have made great progress in illuminating the mundane details of J. S. Bach’s working life. Our intense focus on this famous composer, however, has skewed our ... More


Male Amateur Keyboardists

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter seven discusses the place of music in the education and leisure time of boys and men who had no intention of pursuing musical careers. Unlike their female counterparts, male amateur musicians ... More


The Screen Scene: Andy Warhol, the Factory and Home Movies

Stephen Monteiro

in Screen Presence: Cinema Culture and the Art of Warhol, Rauschenberg, Hatoum and Gordon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403375
eISBN:
9781474421881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403375.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In his prodigious output of hundreds of films throughout the 1960s, Pop artist Andy Warhol cultivated an approach to making and viewing movies that borrowed heavily on the conventions of family ... More


Efficiency, Estrangement, and Antirealism: The Films of Hal Hartley

Mark L. Berrettini

in Hal Hartley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035951
eISBN:
9780252093036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035951.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a commentary on Hal Hartley's film career. It begins with a biographical sketch based on material included in interviews, reviews, and essays about Hartley's work, and an ... More


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