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Vulgar Pasquin and Lordly Players: A Game at Chess

SWAPAN CHAKRAVORTY

in Society and Politics in the Plays of Thomas Middleton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182665
eISBN:
9780191673856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182665.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Thomas Middleton’s last work for the stage is about playing in the related senses of the histrionic and the ludic. Chess pieces had long been metaphors ... More


24/7 on the ICC

Robert Desjarlais

in Counterplay: An Anthropologist at the Chessboard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267398
eISBN:
9780520948204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267398.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The Internet Chess Club, or ICC, is one of several popular Internet chess servers where players can log in and play games, catch a recorded lecture, or watch in real time the real-world tournament ... More


We’re a Winner: Musicians, Activists, and Educators Build an Expanding Industry

Aaron Cohen

in Move On Up: Chicago Soul Music and Black Cultural Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226176079
eISBN:
9780226653174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653174.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

While black executives rose up in such large record companies as Brunswick during the mid to late 1960s, musicians and music media responded to Martin Luther King and Operation Breadbasket’s growing ... More


South Side Music Scene

William Sites

in Sun Ra's Chicago: Afrofuturism and the City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226732077
eISBN:
9780226732244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226732244.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Sonny Blount arrived in Chicago in 1946. This chapter examines his initial years in the city, where musical work in different circumstances—show-club arranging with Fletcher Henderson at the Club ... More


Games

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chess, draughts, backgammon, and “mankaleh” (a board game), were all commonly played particularly by lower classes in coffeehouses. “Tab,” and “seegeh,” were also played by the lower classes and the ... More


The Philip Marlowe Novels

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter five reconsiders Chandler’s own war experience to show that Marlowe, like his creator, displayed symptoms of combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Examining the novels for ... More


Child Temperament 101: A Primer on Personality Differences in Children

David Rettew

in Parenting Made Complicated: What Science Really Knows About the Greatest Debates of Early Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197550977
eISBN:
9780197551004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197550977.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The second chapter introduces the reader to some core principles of temperament and how these dimensions often combine to yield five different temperamental types (mellow, moderate, anxious, ... More


A Little Bit Naughty: The Last Thirty Years

Ethan Mordden

in Pick a Pocket Or Two: A History of British Musical Theatre

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190877958
eISBN:
9780190877989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877958.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter considers the British musical over the last thirty years. As pop operas continued to appear, Chess (1986), Tim Rice's collaboration with Benny Anderson and Björn Ulvaes (from the Swedish ... More


Psychology

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 1

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199550777
eISBN:
9780191917790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199550777.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Which of the following theories was NOT proposed by Sigmund Freud? The topographical model of mind Affect trauma theory Individual psychology theory The structural model of the mind ... More


Masculinity, Race, and the Blues in the Bizpic Cadillac Records (2008)

Jesse Schlotterbeck

in Anxiety Muted: American Film Music in a Suburban Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199936151
eISBN:
9780190204662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936151.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

While musical biopics typically focus on individual careers, Cadillac Records, about the blues label Chess Records, strays from this tendency, covering an array of talent, including Chuck Berry, ... More


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