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MUSIC CRITICISM AS LIVING HISTORY

Kevin C. Karnes

in Music, Criticism, and the Challenge of History: Shaping Modern Musical Thought in Late Nineteenth Century Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368666
eISBN:
9780199867547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368666.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter takes a close look at Hanslick's writings published after his abandonment of Austrian Herbartianism in the mid-1860s. It argues that Hanslick, after producing a Hegelian history of ... More


Curriculum and Culture

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The original Humboldtian ideal of Bildung was modified in the early 19th century by the growth of disciplinary specialization and of natural science and medicine. But the Berlin model of university ... More


Cairo, Mostaganem, and Basel

Mark Sedgwick

in Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195152975
eISBN:
9780199835225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152972.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter covers Gu”non’s biography from a series of disasters in 1927–28 that led to his emigration to Egypt in 1930 until the start of the Second World War. It examines Gu”non’s life in Egypt ... More


Somewhere in the city

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Joseph Cornell’s New York films from the 1950s, documentary forms shift between realism and symbolism, materiality and mystery. This chapter emphasizes several converging critical contexts for the ... More


Schopenhauer and Later Thinkers

Bryan Magee

in The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237228
eISBN:
9780191706233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237227.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Schopenhauer was the first, and to the end the greatest philosophical influence on Nietzsche, who said it was Schopenhauer who had turned him into a philosopher. For many years the young Nietzsche ... More


Patron Saints: (1) The European Tradition of Aristocratic Liberalism

Kenneth Dyson

in Conservative Liberalism, Ordo-liberalism, and the State: Discipling Democracy and the Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198854289
eISBN:
9780191888571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854289.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Political Theory

This chapter examines the key authors and texts that provided conservative liberalism and Ordo-liberalism with a distinctive aristocratic character: its paternalism, its scepticism about democracy, ... More


The Unrepentant Renaissance: From Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton

Richard Strier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226777511
eISBN:
9780226777535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777535.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Who during the Renaissance could have dissented from the values of reason and restraint, patience and humility, rejection of the worldly and the physical? These widely articulated values were part of ... More


Lifting the Veil

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Following the failed Napoleonic Expedition and a period of turmoil in Egypt, Muhammad Ali Pasha established an unprecedented level of order in Egypt that facilitated travel to Egypt and study of the ... More


Back to Burckhardt (Plus the Reformations)

Richard Strier

in The Unrepentant Renaissance: From Petrarch to Shakespeare to Milton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226777511
eISBN:
9780226777535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777535.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The values widely recognized and voiced during the Renaissance period were part of the inherited and continuous Christian tradition, whereas others were reinforced by key aspects of classical ... More


Warburg’s Renaissance and the Things in Between

Emily J. Levine

in Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Influenced by Burckhardt and Nietzsche, Warburg promoted a radically new understanding of how the Renaissance inherited a more complex aesthetic heritage from classical antiquity. Yet in the spirit ... More


Life with Bill

Cathy Curtis

in A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190498474
eISBN:
9780190498504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498474.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

Elaine married Willem de Kooning on December 9, 1943, and they began living in an industrial loft that he had refurbished. He taught her to paint still lifes, and she also began drawing New York ... More


The Model of Translation: From Religion to Politics

María Pía Lara

in The Disclosure of Politics: Struggles Over the Semantics of Secularization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162807
eISBN:
9780231535045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162807.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes Karl Löwith's literal translation of religious contents into politics. Löwith wrote Meaning in History (1949) to critique the notion of progress and its relation to Christian ... More


The Myth of Absence

Jason Ā. Josephson-Storm

in The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

"The Myth of Absence,” traces the myth that the philosophes and the mechanistic cosmology had eliminated the divine. It demonstrates that several key mythemes—the mythless age, the de-divination of ... More


Crossing the Wires in the Pleasure Machine

Eelco Runia

in Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168205
eISBN:
9780231537575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168205.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter offers a “substantive” reflection on the making of history by connecting the notion that “novelty”—or discontinuity—springs from the dehors texte with Jacob Burckhardt's intuition that ... More


“All foreground without distance”: The Rise of Landscape in Late Medieval Painting

Reinhard Steiner and Robert Savage

in The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the topographical landscape of the fifteenth century and the so-called world landscape of the early sixteenth century as exemplified in Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s frescoes of Good ... More


Introduction: Style and the Man

Douglas S. Pfeiffer

in Authorial Personality and the Making of Renaissance Texts: The Force of Character

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780198714163
eISBN:
9780191782589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714163.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

How did an ancient commonplace proposing correspondence between a writer’s character and his words transform during early modernity into a dynamic and widely practiced method of textual ... More


Hegel’s antiquity: Far away, so close

Vered Lev Kenaan

in The Ancient Unconscious: Psychoanalysis and the Ancient Text

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198827795
eISBN:
9780191866517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827795.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 presents the question of the unconscious in the context of the history of nineteenth-century German reflection on the encounter between moderns and ancients. The Hegelian dialectic of ... More


Nationalism, Historicism, Crisis

Donald Bloxham

in Why History?: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858720
eISBN:
9780191890840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858720.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography, History of Ideas

In the nineteenth century the general trend was away from grand comparative stadial theories and towards particularist accounts. The dominant historical rationale of the age was History as Identity, ... More


Culture and the arts

Alexander Lee

in The Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198731641
eISBN:
9780191919787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198731641.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The later Middle Ages as a cultural period has been shaped by the Burckhardtian tradition: Burckhardt drew a sharp distinction between the ‘medieval’ outlook he believed had prevailed north of the ... More


The Essais Framed for Modern Intellectual Life

Warren Boutcher

in The School of Montaigne in Early Modern Europe: Volume Two: The Reader-Writer

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198739661
eISBN:
9780191831126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739661.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The core topic of 2.6 is two modern reader-writers of Donald Frame’s American translation of the Essais (Gore Vidal and David Denby). We consider a range of related intellectual contexts for Frame’s ... More


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