Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-18 of 18 items

  • Keywords: Belle Epoque x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Voice Lessons: French Mélodie in the Belle Epoque

Katherine Bergeron

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195337051
eISBN:
9780199864201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337051.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the modern musical art known as la mélodie française, and its emergence in France the last decades of the 19th century. It was a time when the state had begun pouring resources ... More


The Belle Epoque and the First World War: Industry, Sport, Utility and Leisure, 1903–1918

in French Cycling: A Social and Cultural History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318351
eISBN:
9781846317859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317859.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at a period of change for France known as the Belle Epoque which ran from the start of the nineteenth century to the end of the First World War. It was a period that saw a ... More


The Emergence of France as a Tourist Icon in the Belle Époque

Bertram M. Gordon

in War Tourism: Second World War France from Defeat and Occupation to the Creation of Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501715877
eISBN:
9781501715891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715877.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The coming of the railroad and trans-Atlantic steamships in the Belle Époque and of automobiles, movies, and inexpensive box cameras during the interwar years, all enhanced by the opera, theater, and ... More


From the Belle Époque to the Années Folles

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history of French opera during the period known as the Belle Époque, which began with the Paris Universal Exposition of 1900 and ended with the start of the First World War. ... More


No laughing matter? Comedy and the Spanish Civil War in cinema

Archibald David

in The war that won't die: The Spanish Civil War in cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719078088
eISBN:
9781781704592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078088.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores whether it is possible to narrativise the civil war as a comedy through an exploration of four Spanish productions from the 1980s and 1990s that utilise comic elements: ¡Ay ... More


Behind the Locked Door: Leblanc, Leroux and the Anxieties of the Belle Époque

Jean Fornasiero and John West-Sooby

in Criminal Moves: Modes of Mobility in Crime Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620580
eISBN:
9781789629590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620580.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter deals with the social anxieties of the Belle Époque and the way in which they emerged in French crime fiction. To this end, it challenges prevailing assumptions about the pioneering ... More


“How I Became a Film Director”: Dulac’s Early Life and Pre-Filmmaking Career

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Germaine Dulac's family background, drawing on personal records, memoirs, and correspondence. Her early upbringing and encounters with certain people, events, and tendencies ... More


‘Satan's Bagpipes’: La Belle Époque's Forty-three Years of Peace

in The Place de la Bastille: The story of a quartier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316654
eISBN:
9781846316784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316784.007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The period between 1896, when France recovered from a prolonged economic crisis, and the outbreak of World War I in 1914, came to be known as La Belle Époque, and was characterised by political calm ... 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


After Virtue: The Strange Case of Belle Époque Socialist Antimaterialism

Leela Gandhi

in The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226019871
eISBN:
9780226020075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020075.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter concerns British labor agitations from 1910 to 1913 involving workers from disparate industrial sectors. Directly fuelled by the duplicitous welfarism of the new liberals, these strikes ... More


The Battle for the Irrational: Greek Religion 1920–50

Renaud Gagné and For Albert Henrichs

in Rediscovering E. R. Dodds: Scholarship, Education, Poetry, and the Paranormal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198777366
eISBN:
9780191823084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777366.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines how the historiography of Greek religion renewed itself between 1920 and 1950. This period invested a great deal of effort in the answers that could be sought from the ... More


Observations

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses observations about the book collection in Dr. Faustroll's library. It highlights the conclusion of the livres pairs with Le Voyage au Centre de la Terre and suggests that the ... More


Homosexuality in France from the Revolution to Vichy

in Living in Arcadia: Homosexuality, Politics, and Morality in France from the Liberation to AIDS

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226389257
eISBN:
9780226389288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389288.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1791 the Constituent Assembly of France promulgated a new penal code abolishing the criminalization of “sodomy.” Although same-sex relations between adults have never been illegal in France, at ... More


Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère

Nancy Toff

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170160
eISBN:
9780199850372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170160.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Georges Barrère (1876–1944) holds a preeminent place in the history of American flute playing. Best known for two of the landmark works that are dedicated to him — the Poem of Charles Tomlinson ... More


Beyond the Belle Époque: on the Border of a ‘Divided City’

Bruno Carvalho

in Porous City: A Cultural History of Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319754
eISBN:
9781781381007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319754.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter covers the first two decades of the twentieth century, when a drastic Paris-inspired urban reform in the Old City helped to create the idea (and to an extent the reality) of ‘two Rios de ... More


The Cairo Fire of 26 January 1952 and the Interpretations of History

Anne-Claire Kerbœuf

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter shifts from state institutions' functions in creating collective memory to the political and ideological role of a decisive event, the 26 January 1952 Cairo fire. The fire discredited ... More


Heroes: The Symbolist Übermensch

in The Pataphysician's Library: An Exploration of Alfred Jarry's 'Livres pairs'

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239161
eISBN:
9781846313721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239161.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the protagonists or the hero in the works included in Dr. Faustroll's library. It explores Belle Epoque treatments of the literary hero and Alfred Jarry's own approach. It ... More


Index and Time: New Forms and Theories in Photohistories

Catherine E. Clark

in Paris and the Cliché of History: The City and Photographs, 1860-1970

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190681647
eISBN:
9780190681678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681647.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Ideas

In the first decades of the twentieth century, understandings of how photographs served the study of history again changed. These changes emerged from practices at Paris’s municipal historical ... More


View: