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On Freedom and the Will to Adorn: The African American Essay

Cheryl A. Wall

in On Freedom and the Will to Adorn: The Art of the African American Essay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646909
eISBN:
9781469646923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646909.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how black essayists worked through and around ideas of freedom to produce new variations of the genre of the essay. The author shows how the African American essay serves as ... More


Eloquence (114–32)

Paul Murgatroyd

in Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides the Latin text and a literal translation into English of the section on prayers for eloquence in Juvenal’s tenth satire and a detailed critical appreciation of those lines ... More


Gender ambivalence and the expression of passions in the performances of early Roman cantatas by castrati and female singers

Christine Jeanneret

in The Emotional Power of Music: Multidisciplinary perspectives on musical arousal, expression, and social control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654888
eISBN:
9780191762871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654888.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Solo singing is associated with the expression of passions. During the first half of the 17th century, Rome saw an unparalleled production of cantatas, performed for exclusive audiences. This article ... More


Mourning and Annihilation in the Family Sonnets

in Tony Harrison and The Holocaust

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235064
eISBN:
9781846314254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235064.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the mourning poems or elegies of Tony Harrison. It analyses three family sonnets in which a more general sense of annihilation is evoked rather than the specific shadow of the ... More


Culture/Barbarism Dialectics in Harrison's Poetry

in Tony Harrison and The Holocaust

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235064
eISBN:
9781846314254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235064.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Tony Harrison's view about the relationship between culture and the working class from a post-Holocaust perspective, focusing on the representation of atrocity in his ... More


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