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Syntactic Variation

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter looks at the frequency of coordinate clauses, because-clauses, passive voice, and dislocated syntax (e.g., clefting and left dislocation). There are some age and gender differences but ... More


Bernstein's Mass

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter gives the story of the world premiere of Leonard Bernstein's Mass: A Theater Piece For Singers, Players and Dancers, conducted at the opening night of the John F. Kennedy Center for the ... More


Complex-valued harmonic morphisms on three-dimensional Euclidean space

Paul Baird and John C. Wood

in Harmonic Morphisms Between Riemannian Manifolds

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198503620
eISBN:
9780191708435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503620.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter presents an introduction to the theory of harmonic morphisms for the case of maps from open subsets of Euclidean 3-space to the complex plane. Harmonic morphisms are characterized by ... More


Discourse Styles

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a qualitative analysis of the different kinds of discourse styles employed by the speakers, relating this to the quantitative measures. The significant differences in adverb use ... More


Decoding Bernstein

Ronald K. S. Macaulay

in Talk that Counts: Age, Gender, and Social Class Differences in Discourse

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173819
eISBN:
9780199788361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173819.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Basil Bernstein was a pioneer in the quantitative analysis of social class differences in discourse, and his views have been widely disseminated. Unfortunately, Bernstein's methodology was inadequate ... More


George Gershwin and African American Music

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter details Gershwin's early contacts with African American music and musicians. His Blue Monday Blues of 1922, a failed attempt at writing an operatic scene about Negro characters, is sung ... More


Some ABCs of Graphs and Games

Jennifer Beineke and Lowell Beineke

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter explores some objects in which graphs have a role, some explicit, some not obvious. These graphical objects are presented as mathematical exhibits at a museum. The chapter starts with ... More


Wavelets

Karsten Urban

in Wavelet Methods for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780198526056
eISBN:
9780191712340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526056.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

Starting from a Multiresolution Analysis, wavelets are introduced as a basis for the corresponding detail spaces. The main families are introduced, namely orthogonal Daubechies' wavelets as well as ... More


A Brief History of Movement Studies

Mark L. Latash

in Synergy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195333169
eISBN:
9780199864195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333169.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Techniques

The second part of the book presents a brief history of movement science starting from ancient Greece and Rome, through the Renaissance, and ending up with the progress of movement science during the ... More


Leonard Bernstein and the Language of Jazz

Katherine Baber

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042379
eISBN:
9780252051210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042379.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

For Leonard Bernstein, music was a language capable of communicating more directly than in words, and jazz was a crucial part of his musical vocabulary. As an idiom made up of a range of ... More


Hitchcock and Transatlantic

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the origins of Hitchcock’s own production company, Transatlantic Pictures, which he formed with his friend Sidney Bernstein. The director made two films for Transatlantic, Rope ... More


From 1989, or European Music and the Modernist Unconscious

Seth Brodsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520279360
eISBN:
9780520966505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279360.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

What happened to musical modernism? When did it end? Did it end? This unorthodox Lacanian account of European New Music focuses on the unlikely year 1989, when New Music hardly takes center stage. ... More


Charles Ives in the Mirror: American Histories of an Iconic Composer

David C. Paul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037498
eISBN:
9780252094699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037498.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book, a sweeping survey of intellectual and musical history, tells the new story of how the music of American composer Charles E. Ives (1874–1954) was shaped by shifting conceptions of American ... More


Capitalism and Socialism

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/9780199653577.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The political and social significance of the rise of ‘trusts’ and ‘cartels’ is evaluated, with the suggestion that capitalist ‘nouveau riche’ tended to meld with traditional landed and political ... More


The Spark

Alan J. McComas

in Galvani’s Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751754
eISBN:
9780199897094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751754.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Using early microscopes, Leewenhoek and Fontana describe nerve fibres. Galvani discovers that electricity causes frog muscles to twitch, though the existence of “animal” electricity is doubted by ... More


The Changing Neurophysiological Setting

Stanley Finger and Marco Piccolino

in The Shocking History of Electric Fishes: From Ancient Epochs to the Birth of Modern Neurophysiology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195366723
eISBN:
9780199897087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366723.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

Emil du Bois–Reymond studied nerve and muscle physiology in addition to conducting research on various electric fish. For du Bois–Reymond, the two fields were tightly coupled, and this was consistent ... More


Poetry and Language Writing: Objective and Surreal

David Arnold

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311154
eISBN:
9781846313790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313790
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

It has been variously labelled ‘Language Poetry,’ ‘Language Writing’, ‘L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E writing’ (after the magazine that ran from 1978 to 1981) and ‘language-centred writing.’ It has been placed ... More


Nine. Schuman, Copland, Koussevitzky, and Bernstein

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Though Harris was Schuman's last major teacher, it was Aaron Copland who gave Schuman the biggest boost in his career, first by helping Schuman win the prize for the Second Symphony and then by ... More


Sixteen. An Old Religion, Two Champions, and a New Symphony

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The late 1940s brought Schuman back in touch with his Jewish roots through various encounters and queries that occurred. Leonard Bernstein, in particular, was in a state of wonderment at the birth of ... More


Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Mari Yoshihara

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190465780
eISBN:
9780190943790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465780.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Buried in the massive archives of Leonard Bernstein are many letters to the maestro from two unknown Japanese individuals: Kazuko Amano, who became a loyal fan of Bernstein in 1947, and Kunihiko ... More


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