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Insane Saints

Sergey A. Ivanov and Simon Franklin

in Holy Fools in Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272518
eISBN:
9780191709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272518.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The first tale dedicated specifically to a fake fool in a cenobitic monastery is the legend of a ‘mad’ nun who turns out to be the only saint in the nunnery. This ‘Cinderella’ is initially depicted ... More


Cinderella

James Bohn

in Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Cinderella was the first single narrative animated feature to be released by the Disney Studio since Bambi. The movie’s songs were written by a trio of songwriters, Mack David, Al Hoffman, and Jerry ... More


The Rise of the Lavish Wedding

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the trend in weddings in the past century, which reveal that this event has become much larger and grander and takes longer to plan, and attempts to explain exactly why this ... More


Pruritus: past, present, and future

Robert Twycross

in Pruritus in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525103
eISBN:
9780191730238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525103.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the changes pruritus has undergone from the past to the present. It includes the changes in treatments and the understanding of medical practitioners about this symptom. The ... More


Iconography of St Margaret

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 12 addresses various aspects of the iconography of St Margaret’s legend. It traces the traditional depiction of the saint on top of the dragon to the ancient tradition of trampling down one’s ... More


The Stage Debacle

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Buzz wrapped up Cinderella Jones in May 1944. “Star Spangled Banner Girls” never materialized, and the more promising bio of Marilyn Miller was mired in legalities. On June 2, Gertrude was rushed to ... More


Inconsolable

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Cinderella Jones and Rhapsody in Blue didn'pay off. Newspapers reported the demise of Buzz's fifth marriage. If Buzz courted the idea of remarriage, the timing couldn't have been worse. Gertrude was ... More


Into the Woods

Ethan Mordden

in On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199394814
eISBN:
9780199394999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394814.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter is about Into the Woods (1987) which features three interlocking fairytales; it appears to be the richest and most integrated work of the Sondheim-Lapine era. It consists of a ... More


At the Turn of the Century

Ethan Mordden

in Anything Goes: A History of American Musical Theatre

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199892839
eISBN:
9780199367696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892839.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter begins by discussing the advent of the musical comedy in the 1880s, as a spruced-up burlesque imitating Gilbert and Sullivan. Cinderella At School (1881), written by Henry Woolson Morse, ... More


Sixteen

Sherri Snyder

in Barbara La Marr: The Girl Who Was Too Beautiful for Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174259
eISBN:
9780813174839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174259.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter lays the foundation for the ultimate trajectory of Barbara’s career as a film actress, concurrently providing plot, production, and critical reception information for each film ... More


Epilogue: Into the Twenty-First Century

Leger Grindon

in Knockout: The Boxer and Boxing in American Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739886
eISBN:
9781604739893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739886.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This epilogue considers three boxing films that attracted a large audience in 2005—Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, Million Dollar Baby, and Cinderella Man—and takes stock ... More


Folklore’s Messiness

Frank de Caro

in Folklore Recycled: Old Traditions in New Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037641
eISBN:
9781617037658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037641.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses the inherent messiness found in folklores. As folklores are passed down to future generations, one aspect of their narrative is changed; as seen from the case of “Cinderella,” ... More


Fraught Remedies

Dov Fox

in Birth Rights and Wrongs: How Medicine and Technology are Remaking Reproduction and the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190675721
eISBN:
9780190675752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675721.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

When negligence thwarts parental efforts to select for socially salient traits like sex, race, and disability, compensation risks cutting against public safety or morality. Mandated cash payments for ... More


The Ring Fished from the Ocean

Wendy Doniger

in The Ring of Truth: And Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190267117
eISBN:
9780190621759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267117.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Stories about rings swallowed by fish and found again are surprisingly widespread; even today, rings found in fish appear in news stories. King Solomon’s ring let him understand the language of ... More


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