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On Technique

Dean Speer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034386
eISBN:
9780813046280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034386.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book provides a look into the careers and teaching philosophies of eighteen of the world's most respected ballet masters, principals, and artistic directors. The author sat down with prominent ... More


Who Are the Jews of India?

Nathan Katz

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Of all the Diaspora communities, the Jews of India are among the least known and most interesting. This study, full of vivid details of everyday life, looks in depth at the religious life of the ... More


Conclusion

Nathan Katz

in Who Are the Jews of India?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory study of three Indian-Jewish communities—Cochin Jews, Bene Israel, and Baghdadi Jews—helps in the understanding of both Judaic and Indic civilizations, and the nature of communal ... More


A Theatre of Subtractive Extinction: Bene Without Deleuze

Lorenzo Chiesa

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the relevance of Gilles Deleuze's work for the works of Italian director Carmelo Bene. It argues that Deleuze's One Less Manifesto conceived the theatre of continuous variation, ... More


Introduction

Nathan Katz

in Who Are the Jews of India?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book investigates the three major Jewish communities in India: the Cochin Jews of the Malabar Coast, the Bene Israel Jews of greater Bombay, and the “Baghdadi” Jews of India's port cities, ... More


An Identity Transformed: The Bene Israel

Nathan Katz

in Who Are the Jews of India?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520213234
eISBN:
9780520920729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520213234.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The transformation of Bene Israel is so unlikely that one is tempted to see therein divine, rather than human, agency. The six reference groups of Bene Israel had a deep impact on their understanding ... More


The Symposium and the Birth of Opera

Pierpaolo Polzonetti

in Feasting and Fasting in Opera: From Renaissance Banquets to the Callas Diet

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226804958
eISBN:
9780226805009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226805009.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

The gatherings of the Florentine academies that engineered opera attempted to reproduce Plato’s Symposium as a model for philosophical debates during convivial gatherings. Two such academies were ... More


The Jews of Andhra Pradesh: Contesting Caste and Religion in South India

Yulia Egorova and Shahid Perwez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199929214
eISBN:
9780199332977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929214.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

What does it mean to be Jewish in contemporary world? This book casts a new theoretical light on this question by exploring the Bene Ephraim community of Madiga Dalits from rural Andhra Pradesh, ... More


Introduction

Yulia Egorova and Shahid Perwez

in The Jews of Andhra Pradesh: Contesting Caste and Religion in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199929214
eISBN:
9780199332977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929214.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter introduces the history of the Bene Ephraim in the context of other Lost Tribes communities all over the world, the history of Dalit movements in India, and broader academic discussion ... More


The Children of Israel

Yulia Egorova and Shahid Perwez

in The Jews of Andhra Pradesh: Contesting Caste and Religion in South India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199929214
eISBN:
9780199332977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929214.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter develops the theme of the relationship between Judazing movements and Western Jewish organizations and considers the Bene Ephraim in the context of public and academic debates about the ... More


In Time of War: The Vienna don giovanni

Ian Woodfield

in Cabals and Satires: Mozart's Comic Operas in Vienna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190692636
eISBN:
9780190692667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692636.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

The year 1788 was a difficult one for the Austrian Monarchy, as the first campaign of the war against the Ottoman Empire ended inconclusively. Joseph II and Archduke Franz were away from Vienna, ... More


Italian Opera Reprieved: l’ape musicale

Ian Woodfield

in Cabals and Satires: Mozart's Comic Operas in Vienna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190692636
eISBN:
9780190692667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692636.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

In the light of the imminent closure of the opera buffa troupe, Da Ponte arranged a collective benefit for the performers: a lighthearted satirical piece entitled L’ape musicale, which featured the ... More


Worthy Objects of Charity: Government, Communities, and Charitable Institutions in Colonial Bombay

Preeti Chopra

in Bombay Before Mumbai: Essays in Honour of Jim Masselos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190061708
eISBN:
9780190099572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061708.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

The British colonial government received requests for assistance in the establishment of charitable institutions in Bombay in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This chapter underscores ... More


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