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Camille Saint‐SaËns, Gounod, and the Wagnerians

Steven Huebner

in French Opera at the Fin de Siecle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189544
eISBN:
9780199868476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189544.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Camille Saint-SaËns. Saint-SaËns was a master of the organ and piano and their repertories, and a gifted composer at the fin de siècle. He was involved in editorial projects ... More


Berlioz I: (“Publication de ses lettres intimes”, Harmonie et mélodie, Calmann-Lévy, 1899, 249–255)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

With the publication of his Lettres intimes, people have begun to talk once again of Berlioz's venomous nature and bad character. This chapter holds, however that Berlioz was not a cunning person: he ... More


Georges Bizet: (Portraits et souvenirs, Société d’édition artistique, 1899, 124–127)

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0024
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Owing to the difficulties of the times, composers have become peculiarly complicated creatures, as if they were small-scale diplomats: they pretend endlessly. This chapter holds, however, that ... More


On Not Writing a Preface: (Prefatory Letter to George Docquois, Le plaisir des jours et des nuits, Paris, 1907; Autograph Ms, BNF, Dept de la musique, Rés F.1644 [5])

Roger Nichols

in Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents Camille Saint–Saëns’ letter to George Docquois, telling him the reasons for not writing a preface to introduce Docquois’ poetical thoughts and collected verse plays. It holds ... More


The Conscience as a Syllogism

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Meg Lota Brown and Camille Slights have considered how metaphysical poetry relates to that form of Stuart ethical discussion known as case casuistry, where individual situations are considered in ... More


Voices from the Asylum: Four French Women Writers, 1850-1920

Susannah Wilson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579358
eISBN:
9780191595226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579358.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), European Literature

This book investigates the lives and writings of four women incarcerated in French psychiatric hospitals in the second half of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. The renowned ... More


Making Broadway Dance

Liza Gennaro

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190631093
eISBN:
9780190631123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631093.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Musical theater dance is an ever-changing and evolving dance form, egalitarian in its embrace of any and all dance genres. It is a living, transforming art developed by exceptional dance artists ... More


Women and Latin in Renaissance France

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines late medieval aristocratic French women's patronage of writing in the vernacular and of translation. It discusses Christine de Pizan and educated women in 15th-century France. ... More


Camille Claudel: ‘Du rêve que fut ma vie, ceci est le cauchemar’

Susannah Wilson

in Voices from the Asylum: Four French Women Writers, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199579358
eISBN:
9780191595226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579358.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), European Literature

This chapter considers the case of the sculptor Camille Claudel, Rodin's most famous lover who, despite her enormous talent, was committed to an asylum in 1913 where she would die 30 years later. ... More


The Time of Our Lives: Repetition, Variation and Fragmentation in French Women’s Life Writing

Shirley Jordan

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores some of the formal devices elaborated in recent contemporary women’s life writing to convey a sense of time and of being in the world. It focuses on the intimate and the ... More


Making Armenians Lebanese: The 1957 Election and the Ensuing 1958 Conflict

Tsolin Nalbantian

in Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 4 investigates Armenians’ stance in the 1957 elections and in the ‘general’ Lebanese and the intra-Armenian mini-civil war of 1958. Armenian parties participated in, and contributed to, ... More


Camille Saint-Saëns: On Music and Musicians

Roger Nichols (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320169
eISBN:
9780199852086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320169.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Camille Saint–Saëns is a memorable figure not only for his successes as a composer of choral and orchestral works, and the eternally popular opera Samson et Dalila, but also because he was a keen ... More


My Enemy's Special Friend

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the anti-imperialist campaigns in the Middle East led by Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. It discusses the participation of the United States and Britain to counter ... More


‘That mighty love which maddens one to crime’ Masturbation and same-sex desire in Teleny

Diane Mason

in The Secret Vice: Masturbation in Victorian Fiction and Medical Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077142
eISBN:
9781781701089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077142.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter continues the theme of homosexuality with a consideration of the way masturbation impacts on sodomy and male sexual inversion in nineteenth-century medical discourse. The literary focus ... More


Broadway Dance: Plague and the New Millennium

Liza Gennaro

in Making Broadway Dance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190631093
eISBN:
9780190631123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631093.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

Acknowledging the 1980s HIV/AIDS crisis and the deaths of hundreds of would-be choreographers, this chapter explores the trauma experienced by the dance and theater communities as a defining moment ... More


Alfred Bester: The Insider’s Outsider

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction examines how Bester’s unique approach challenged the paradigm of Golden Age science fiction. After a stint scripting comics and radio, Bester returned to the SF field in search of ... More


Conclusion

Jennifer Walker

in Sacred Sounds, Secular Spaces: Transforming Catholicism Through the Music of Third-Republic Paris

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197578056
eISBN:
9780197578087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197578056.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Taking the 1903 death of Pope Leo XIII as its starting point, the conclusion extends beyond the legal separation of Church and State (1905) in order to trace the ways in which the processes of ... More


Use And Reception: Biography of Two Images

Omar W. Nasim

in Observing By Hand: Sketching the Nebulae in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084374
eISBN:
9780226084404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084404.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 2 provides a broader cultural, historical, and philosophical context for the work of Lord Rosse and by extension other nebular researchers. By following the public circulation and ... More


Schooldays, 1912–18

Ann Jefferson

in Nathalie Sarraute: A Life Between

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691197876
eISBN:
9780691201924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197876.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter recounts the end of Natalia Ilyinichna Tcherniak's childhood in 1912 when, at the start of the autumn term, she takes the tram to her new school, the Lycée Fénelon. It explains that ... More


Poetry by Mid-Nineteenth-Century Free People of Color

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

An important collective anthology of mostly lyrical poetry, called Les Cenelles (1845), by men belonging to the Free People of Color, or Gens de couleur libres, is the chief subject of this chapter. ... More


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