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Art and the Environment: New Visions from Old

Anne Gray

in Australia’s Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563739
eISBN:
9780191701894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the ways artists have portrayed the Australian landscape, and how this reflects both their own relationship to the environment and that of their society. It analyses how the ... More


Introduction

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, namely to attempt an overview of the theory and history of the total work in European art since the French Revolution. This is perhaps the first ... More


Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book challenges the traditional use of Deleuze's philosophy to examine European art cinema, exploring how Deleuze can be used to analyse national identity across a range of different cinemas. ... More


Moment's Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Sharon Hecker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294486
eISBN:
9780520967564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294486.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Medardo Rosso (1858–1928) is one of the most original and influential figures in the history of modern art, and this book is the first historically substantiated critical account of his life and ... More


Troubled Everyday: The Aesthetics of Violence and the Everyday in European Art Cinema

Alison Taylor

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415224
eISBN:
9781474434829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415224.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Extreme violence in contemporary European art cinema is generally interpreted for its affective potential, but what about the significance of the everyday that so often frames and forms the majority ... More


Introduction

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter introduces the main themes and arguments of the book, claiming that, in the later eighteenth century, European art music began to take seriously the flow of time from past to future. ... More


Introduction: Medardo Rosso: An Origin Story

Sharon Hecker

in Moment's Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294486
eISBN:
9780520967564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294486.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This introductory chapter discusses how nineteenth-century art, defined by the birth of the nation-state and nationalism, is teeming with transnational forms of circulation. Italian sculptor Medardo ... More


Steven Soderbergh

Aaron Baker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036057
eISBN:
9780252093012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036057.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Steven Soderbergh's feature films present a diverse range of subject matter and formal styles: from the self-absorption of his breakthrough hit Sex, Lies, and Videotape to populist social problem ... More


The European Aesthetics of Khedivial Power

Adam Mestyan

in Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the creation of spaces which brought a new political aesthetics—the European political aesthetics. Strikingly different from Muslim patriotism, images of Ismail Pasha as a ... More


Foucault on Painting

Catherine M. Soussloff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902414
eISBN:
9781452958804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902414.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Catherine M. Soussloff argues that Michel Foucault’s sustained engagement with European art history critically addresses present concerns about the mediated nature of the image in the digital age. ... More


Systems of Art Historical and Philosophical Thought

Catherine M. Soussloff

in Foucault on Painting

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902414
eISBN:
9781452958804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902414.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The historio-critical situation for Foucault’s writings on painting, including a discussion of significant issues of translation and reception that impinge on the specific theoretical matters ... More


The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Angelos Koutsourakis and Mark Steven (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is the first critical assessment of one of the leading figures of modernist European art cinema. Assessing his complete works, the book brings together a team of internationally regarded ... More


What Was Tonality?

Susan McClary

in Conventional Wisdom: The Content of Musical Form

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221062
eISBN:
9780520928084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221062.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

At first glance, eighteenth-century European art music would seem to have little in common with the blues. Not only do the musical practices themselves bear scant resemblance to one another, but the ... More


Art, Architecture and Catholicism in La Modification

in Signs and Designs: Art and Architecture in the Work of Michel Butor

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237785
eISBN:
9781846314063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237785.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the selective history of European art which underpins the cultural and romantic pilgrimages of the character of Léon Delmont in Michel Butor's novel La Modification. It analyzes ... More


War and Modernism in a Fable

Noel Polk

in Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In William Faulkner’s novel A Fable, which takes place in France during World War I, two scenes highlight modern European sculpture and painting. Thomas L. McHaney suggests that the painting might be ... More


What Painting Does

Catherine M. Soussloff

in Foucault on Painting

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902414
eISBN:
9781452958804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902414.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Where does a new theory of painting belong in the context of Foucault’s larger philosophical project?


From Fairy Tale to Opera in Four Moves

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Love for Three Oranges was the only one of Sergey Prokofieff's eight operas to enjoy unqualified success and repertory status during the composer's lifetime. The opera, however, owes the credits ... More


The Coming-of-age Film as a Genre: Attributes, Evolution, and Functions

Alistair Fox

in Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter outlines the generic characteristics, categories, and dominant tropes of the coming-of-age film, relating it to the Bildungsroman in literature, and showing the influence on its ... More


Art-cinema, Cultural Dislocation, and the Entry into Puberty: Vigil (Vincent Ward, 1984)

Alistair Fox

in Coming-of-Age Cinema in New Zealand: Genre, Gender and Adaptation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429443
eISBN:
9781474438438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429443.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how Vincent Ward exploits a characteristic coming-of-age story as a vehicle for addressing cultural dislocation on one hand, and Oedipal tensions and ambivalent attachments on ... More


The Cinema of Richard Linklater: Walk, Don't Run

Rob Stone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165532
eISBN:
9780231850407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165532.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From Slacker (1991) to The School of Rock (2003), from Before Sunrise (1995) to Before Sunset (2004), from the walking and talking of his no/low-budget American independent films to conversing with ... More


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