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Cecil Sharp: An Appreciation

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0059
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It is now nearly 50 years since Cecil Sharp startled England with Folk Songs from Somerset. Such a wealth of beauty as this volume, containing, to mention only a few, “High Germany,” “The False ... More


‘You Can take it from me that what I Say is Absolutely Gospel’: Game Shows and Generation X

Karen Lury

in British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159704
eISBN:
9780191673689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159704.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines two examples of pervasive television genre (game shows) and uses them to demonstrate how this genre was adapted for Generation X. It discusses two distinctive programmes, the ... More


New Histories of Village Life at Crystal River

Thomas J. Pluckhahn and Victor D. Thompson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400356
eISBN:
9781683401018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400356.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The tension between competition and cooperation has emerged as a major topic of concern in the understanding of human societies. The dynamic is epitomized by societies undergoing the transition to ... More


On Display: The Building, Its Contents, and English Protestantism

Geoffrey Cantor

in Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

While many religious writers praised Paxton's innovative design, often likening it to a temple or the modern equivalent of a medieval cathedral, High Churchmen and Roman Catholics abhorred the ... More


After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The 10th of June, 1854, promises to be a day scarcely less memorable in the social history of the present age than was the 1st of May, 1851’ boasted the Chronicleon 10 June 1854, comparing the ... More


Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chabrol's cinema, which started (with) the Nouvelle Vague, is generally associated with a type of psychological thriller, set in the French provinces and marked by a fascination with evil, incest, ... More


Interviews with Dario Argento

L. Andrew Cooper

in Dario Argento

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037092
eISBN:
9780252094385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037092.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This essay presents two interviews with Dario Argento, one conducted by Élie Castiel and the other by Stephane Derderian. In the Castiel interview, Argento talks about early influences on his career; ... More


Layered Superconductors: Volume 1

Richard A. Klemm

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593316
eISBN:
9780191738128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593316.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Layered Superconductors, Volume I, describes the chemistry and physics of all layered superconductors. Although widespread interest in the subject did not really arise until the discovery of ... More


Home for the Handover: Muted Exceptionalisms in Transnational Times

Stacilee Ford

in Troubling American Women: Narratives of Gender and Nation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083114
eISBN:
9789882207639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083114.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the women's narratives with regard to cross-cultural encounters during the run up to 1997, and shortly thereafter, when the pedagogical impulse, while still evident, was ... More


Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Shawn Malley

in Excavating the Future: Archaeology and Geopolitics in Contemporary North American Science Fiction Film and Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941190
eISBN:
9781789629088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941190.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter transposes the analogical investigation of ancient astronauts as a source of geopolitical meditation in Ancient Aliens to a SF film that make this connection explicit: Steven Spielberg's ... More


Things lie

Jared Pappas-Kelley

in Solvent Form: Art and destruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526129246
eISBN:
9781526141927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526129246.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

In Chapter five, art is examined through the image of a house ravaged by fire, put forth by Giorgio Agamben’s The Man without Content and in relation to the destructions of art explored previously ... More


From Glass Clique to Tongzhi Nation: Crystal Boys, Identity Formation and Politics of Sexual Shame

Hans Tao-ming Huang

in Queer Politics and Sexual Modernity in Taiwan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083077
eISBN:
9789882209817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083077.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter conducts a critique of Taiwan tongzhi (“gay” or “queer”) politics through a re-articulation of Crystal Boys, one of Taiwan's first recognised “gay” novel that depicts the underground ... More


The Word is a World: (La Parole Est Un Monde)

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter critically appraises flimsy and impressionistic accounts of linguistic relativity. It gives examples from French and English of authors who celebrate linguistic diversity, but who often ... More


The Mistress and Female Sexuality

Patricia Brett Erens

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Crystal Kwok's film, The Mistress, replaces male fantasy and the male gaze with female desire and a female subject position. However, it was not surprising that when it was shown commercially, the ... More


Greece and Rome at the Crystal Palace: Classical Sculpture and Modern Britain, 1854-1936

Kate Nichols

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199596461
eISBN:
9780191795770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596461.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book examines the debates that arose around the presentation of classical plaster casts to a mass audience at the Sydenham Crystal Palace, in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain. It ... More


The Varieties of Recovery Experience: HIV Risk and Crystal Meth Anonymous

Thomas Lyons

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

One of the problems faced by many gay and bisexual men is HIV infection, either because they have the virus or must confront the possibility of contracting it. To the degree that it leads to ... More


Magic and Machines at the Great Exhibition

Melissa Dickson

in Cultural Encounters with the Arabian Nights in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443647
eISBN:
9781474477055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443647.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 turns to the accumulation of goods at the Great Exhibition of 1851, which was frequently understood as another theatrical manifestation of the Arabian Nights, within the ‘fairy-tale’ ... More


The Feminization of Chance

Edith Wharton and Crystal Eastman

in Accident Society: Fiction, Collectivity, and the Production of Chance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775359
eISBN:
9780804778459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775359.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the industrial accident crisis that arose in the early twentieth century by offering a reading of Edith Wharton's 1907 novel, The Fruit of the Tree in relation to Crystal ... More


Conclusion: Of Diaspora, Political Economy, and the Politics of Mexican America

Marc Simon Rodriguez

in The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book concludes by showing how Tejanos played an increasingly important political and social role in the manufacturing-based economy of Milwaukee while Crystal City experienced decades of ... More


Keeping Americans Safe at Work

Jonathan D. Karmel

in Dying to Work: Death and Injury in the American Workplace

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501709982
eISBN:
9781501714382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709982.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter traces workplace safety laws and regulations from after the Civil War to the passage of the OSHAct. It features the activists, journalists,social scientists and workplace disasters that ... More


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