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In France, Inside the Two Camps

David Wingeate Pike

in In the Service of Stalin: The Spanish Communists in Exile, 1939-1945

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203155
eISBN:
9780191675751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203155.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the structure of the German military and civil administration in France; structure of Army Group G; Hitler’s strategic priorities; Operation Attila and the reaction of the ... More


Sirk and God: “The Pure Ambiguity of Experience”

Tom Ryan

in The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how Sirk’s films in which religion plays an important part aren’t concerned with whether or not there is a God. Instead their focus is firmly fixed on those who believe in some ... More


Valentinian III: Child-turned-Adult Emperor?

Meaghan A. McEvoy

in Child Emperor Rule in the Late Roman West, AD 367-455

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664818
eISBN:
9780191749544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664818.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 10 offers a detailed interrogation of the reign of Valentinian III through the years of his adulthood, examining the presentation of the emperor’s fulfilment of his ceremonial function, and ... More


Attila

Abramo Basevi

in The Operas of Giuseppe Verdi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226094915
eISBN:
9780226095073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226095073.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter analyzes Verdi's Attila, first performed in March 1846 at Venice, with most gratifying success. The libretto by Solera was based on the celebrated deeds of Attila, flagellum Dei. While ... More


The City Onstage: Re-Presenting Venice in Italian Opera

Susan Rutherford

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

Nineteenth-century Italian opera, in its scenic use of localised settings, has been described as providing a kind of tour-guide for its audiences of the various regions, cities and monuments of the ... More


Monsters and Man-Gods

A. T. McKenna

in Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is about Levine’s career in the late 1950s—the period when he first became famous. It was at this time that Levine achieved success with saturation in selling Godzilla: King of the ... More


Empire and Aftermath

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Napoleon saw a need for a new reading of the Frankish conquest of Gaul, in order to provide a new national narrative, to which supporters of the monarchy and of the Revolution could subscribe. The ... More


The Lombards and the Risorgimento

Ian Wood

in The Modern Origins of the Early Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199650484
eISBN:
9780191747861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199650484.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Augustin Thierry's model of the oppressive nature of the Frankish takeover was taken over and applied to Italy by Manzoni, who presented the Lombards as oppressors of the indigenous Italian people, ... More


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