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Dolly Dalrymple: “Pianist, Playing Role of Columbus, Makes Another American Discovery: Beryl Rubinstein Says This Country Possesses Genius Composer” (1922)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses Dolly Dalrymple's report about American pianist and composer Beryl Rubinstein's discovery of an American genius composer in the person of George Gershwin. The report was ... More


Observing Bioethics

Renee C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365559
eISBN:
9780199851881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365559.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book examines the history of bioethics as a discipline related not only to modern biology, medicine, and biotechnology but also to the core values and beliefs of American society and its courts, ... More


“Hello, Dolly” Bioethics in the Media

Renée C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey

in Observing Bioethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365559
eISBN:
9780199851881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365559.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The birth of Dolly, a lamb born at the Roslin Institute in Scotland, created a wave of talk and commentaries from experts in the fields of ethics, religion, law, and medicine in 1997. Dolly was the ... More


The 1960s: “If My Friends Could See Me Now”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

In the 1960s, the book musical still dominated; the story’s structure took precedence and songs enhanced the emotional aspect of the story. Different kinds of stories also appeared and more musicals ... More


A Woman's Wartime Journal: An Account of the Passage over Georgia's Plantation of Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea, as Recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs. Thomas Burge)

Dolly Sumner Lunt

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607788
eISBN:
9781469607801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607795_Lunt
Subject:
History, African-American History

Dolly Sumner Lunt begins her diary, published in 1918, by recalling her anxiety about the approach of General Sherman's Union army on January 1, 1864. While she worries about the arrival of Sherman's ... More


On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Ethan Mordden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This critical analysis of Barbra Streisand looks past the mainstream show-business principal to deconstruct an artist who is in fact a revolutionary figure. Streisand pioneered an intense and even ... More


Dolly!

Solter Davor

in A Century of Nature: Twenty-One Discoveries that Changed Science and the World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226284132
eISBN:
9780226284163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284163.003.0021
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The lamb Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell. Her birth established that when transferred into eggs from which the genetic material has been removed, the nuclei of at least ... More


[Page v] Introduction

Dolly Sumner Lunt

in A Woman's Wartime Journal: An Account of the Passage over Georgia's Plantation of Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea, as Recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs. Thomas Burge)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607788
eISBN:
9781469607801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607788.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Introduction outlines the life of Mrs Burge (Dolly Sumner Lunt) the author of the diary republished here. She was born in September 1817 in Bowdoinham, Maine. She was brought up in New England, ... More


Glory Days: My Personal Account of Cloning

Clara Pinto-Correia

in Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231170949
eISBN:
9780231544580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170949.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

What was it like to be a young woman in a laboratory that was cloning some of the first mammals? What were the motivations of the people in the laboratory? And why did people want to clone animals in ... More


Duets with Modernity: Dolly Parton and Country

Eric Weisbard

in Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226896168
eISBN:
9780226194370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194370.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

Diane Pecknold’s history of country music as a business, especially its trade organization the Country Music Association, showed that Nashville’s creation of a selling sound all its own had to be ... More


The Cyclonic Comedienne; or, Genius Properly Advertised

Andrew L. Erdman

in Queen of Vaudeville: The Story of Eva Tanguay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449703
eISBN:
9780801465727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449703.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Eva Tanguay's casting in the musical comedy, A Good Fellow. She played Dolly Sevier, a city gal who weds secretly without telling her aunt Prudence. Even though she performed ... More


After West Side Story

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/9780199892839.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter describes the musicals of the 1960s, including Frank Loesser's How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1961), Mame (1966), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To the Forum ... More


Crossing Over with Dolly Parton

Mitchell Morris

in The Persistence of Sentiment: Display and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520242852
eISBN:
9780520955059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242852.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

Dolly Parton released the album Here You Come Again in 1977. As her first serious attempt to cross over from the country music charts to mainstream audiences, the album required Parton to take care ... More


If You Believe

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the determination of American composer and lyricist Jerry Herman to succeed despite the failure of Parade, highlighting the success of his musical Milk and Honey, which opened ... More


A Damned Exasperating Woman

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the challenges in the preparation for the production of Jerry Herman's musical Hello, Dolly!. It provides background information on producer David Merrick and discusses his ... More


Hello, Dolly!

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the negative review of the previews of Jerry Herman's musical Hey Dolly!. It describes producer David Merrick's meeting with Herman, Michael Stewart, and Freddie Wittop in ... More


Vladimir Nabokov’s Abused Nymph: Lolita

Richard Locke

in Critical Children: The Use of Childhood in Ten Great Novels

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157834
eISBN:
9780231527996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157834.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter assesses the use of the child in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita (1955). The novel portrays Dolly Haze, nicknamed Lolita by her stepfather and lover Humbert Humbert, as a corrupt young girl ... More


“Dear Dolly's” Advice: Representations of Youth, Courtship, and Sexualities in Africa, 1960–1980

Kenda Mutongi

in Love in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226113524
eISBN:
9780226113555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113555.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the popular English-language magazine Drum to reveal how during the 1960s and 1970s young people across much of Africa wrote to its “Dear Dolly” advice column to air grievances ... More


[Page 3] A Woman's Wartime Journal

Dolly Sumner Lunt

in A Woman's Wartime Journal: An Account of the Passage over Georgia's Plantation of Sherman's Army on the March to the Sea, as Recorded in the Diary of Dolly Sumner Lunt (Mrs. Thomas Burge)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607788
eISBN:
9781469607801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607788.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Here the diary of Mrs Burge (Dolly Sumner Lunt) is reproduced telling of her life on the farm she inherited from her husband during the American Civil War years. The journal begins with her anxiety ... More


The Katset-Teater and the Development of Yiddish Theater in the DP Camp Bergen-Belsen

Sophie Fetthauer and Lily E. Hirsch

in Dislocated Memories: Jews, Music, and Postwar German Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199367481
eISBN:
9780199367504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367481.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter analyzes the functions of Yiddish theater in the Bergen-Belsen DP camp as a genre that traditionally incorporates different musical repertoires,. It traces the evolution in offerings by ... More


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