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On Kitsch and Sentimentality

Robert C. Solomon

in In Defense of Sentimentality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780195145502
eISBN:
9780199834969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019514550X.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Finally, I return to the theme of sentimentality with a particular focus on art and what is often called “kitsch” I ask, as I did for sentimentality in general, What's wrong with kitsch? And I defend ... More


Degas’s New Orleanian Spaces

Marilyn R. Brown

in Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817020
eISBN:
9781496817068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817020.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In Degas’s representations of New Orleans, in-between, interstitial spaces like the veranda of his uncle’s rented Esplanade house, where he portrayed his cousin Mathilde Musson Bell, and the back ... More


“Everyone Is Just Waiting”: Three Versions of the Experience of Waiting

Peter Toohey

in Hold On: The Life, Science, and Art of Waiting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190083618
eISBN:
9780190083649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083618.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the experience of waiting rather than on the situation. Here is the author’s definition of waiting (with a little thanks to the Oxford English Dictionary online): “waiting ... More


Miles Davis Breaks for a Smoke: The Power and the Pleasure in Pausing

Peter Toohey

in Hold On: The Life, Science, and Art of Waiting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190083618
eISBN:
9780190083649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083618.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter will be about pausing—it will focus mostly on waiting in performance and how this strategy can benefit the performance, and how as well it can benefit an audience’s experience of the ... More


Dithering: A Chapter on the Strategic Advantages of Indecisive Waiting

Peter Toohey

in Hold On: The Life, Science, and Art of Waiting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190083618
eISBN:
9780190083649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190083618.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Unlike the pausing that takes place in music, the hesitant pause, such as in dithering or procrastination, can be, if not debilitating, at least a problem. But there can be some advantages to ... More


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