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Pelléas et Mélisande: Polarity of Characterizations: Human Beings as Real‐Life Individuals and Instruments of Fate

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at Act I, Prelude, according to its structure and leitmotifs associated with the “Forest”, “Fate”, “Mélisande”, and “Mélisande's Naïveté”. It discusses Golaud as political symbol, ... More


Duke Bluebeard's Castle: Toward Character Reversal: Reassignment of Pentatonic and Whole‐Tone Spheres

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at Doors II (Armoury), III (Treasure Chamber), and IV (Garden) and develops Judith's “Fate” motif and the leitmotif of Stefi Geyer, including the transformation between Judith's ... More


The Indeterminate Author

Tony Hunt

in Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The testator of the Testament was able to act out several different roles while maintaining his will's dialogism through evoking a number of dramatis personae and authorities. By reviving the image ... More


Waltershausen and Jena, 1794–1795

David Constantine

in Hölderlin

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198157885
eISBN:
9780191673238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157885.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

Winter journeys became a feature of Friedrich Hölderlin's adult life. About the middle of December 1793 he left home to make his own way outside Swabia. Of that two-day journey he had little to say: ... More


The Stoics

R. J. Hankinson

in Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246564
eISBN:
9780191597572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246564.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

An interest in causation and explanation, as these concepts pertain to action, production and agency, is a characteristic of Hellenistic philosophy, and the Stoics are typical in this respect; a ... More


God and Fate

Tad Brennan

in The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, and Fate

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199256266
eISBN:
9780191603075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256268.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses the Stoics’ views about God and Fate. The Stoics believe that every event that occurs in the cosmos was fated and determined to occur. When events are controlled by Fate — ... More


Anonymous

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter features the poem “Woman’s Hard Fate,” which describes the relations between women and men using metaphors of sovereignty and slavery. Written by an anonymous author and first published ... More


Introduction

R. W. Sharples (ed.)

in On Fate: Cicero: & Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy IV.5-7, V

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684760
eISBN:
9781800343047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684760.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Cicero's treatise titled On Fate (De fato), which is part of the second group of his philosophical writings that dates from the period of Julius Caesar's ascendancy at the end ... More


M. Tulli Ciceronis: De Fato

R. W. Sharples (ed.)

in Cicero: On Fate: & Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy IV.5-7 and V

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684760
eISBN:
9781800343047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684760.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides the text and translation of Cicero's On Fate (De fato), which begins with the criticism of Posidonius and Chrysippus on universal causal sympathy. It describes Chrysippus as a ... More


Commentary

R. W. Sharples (ed.)

in Cicero: On Fate: & Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy IV.5-7 and V

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684760
eISBN:
9781800343047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684760.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides the commentary on the treatise On Fate (De fato) written by Cicero, which opens with references to ethical philosophy and logic. The Stoics and Hellenistic philosophers in ... More


“The Fate of Rhoda Sweetin”: Charles Freshour and The Lonely Eagles Paramount 3247

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0050
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Charles Freshour & The Lonely Eagles, “The Fate of Rhoda Sweetin”, Wilmer Wats, topical songs, Pramount Records, Harry S. Charles, and old-time music


Fate, Free Will, and Ancient Jewish Types of Compatibilism

Jonathan Klawans

in Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199928613
eISBN:
9780199980567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928613.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Josephus’s evidence regarding Pharisaic, Sadducean and Essene beliefs on fate and free will. Drawing comparisons with biblical material, rabbinic literature, Dead Sea Scrolls, ... More


Lincoln Inn

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Lincoln Inn provided Clark with his first hope of earning some money, once he was back in St. Louis after his association with Turk and his band. It was at the Lincoln Inn that Clark saw Gus ... More


On the Road Again

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Clark Terry shares here his experience of performing with Fate Marable's band, and putting up with Fate Marable's horrendous temper. He had a highly respected name and was practically a household ... More


From Germany to Algeria, and Other Historiographies of Resistance

J. E. Smyth

in Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter one focuses on a comparative analysis of three key films spanning Fred Zinnemann's career which define the director's complex visualization of Resistance in the twentieth century and address ... More


Three-Women Fiction, Mandarin Ducks and Butterflies

Tan See Kam

in Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208852
eISBN:
9789888313518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208852.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

At work in Peking Opera Blues is a deeply intertextual relation to the film adaptations (three-women films) of a popular form of sentimental romance fiction - mandarin duck and butterfly fiction ... More


“Going to the Conservatory”

Vic Hobson

in Creating the Jazz Solo: Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819772
eISBN:
9781496819826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819772.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at Armstrong’s development as a musician in his time with Fate Marable and his orchestra on the Streckfus riverboats. Joe Howard, Norman Mason, and Davy Jones, all good readers and ... More


Argive Augury and Portents in the Thebaid

Anne Tuttle

in Ritual and Religion in Flavian Epic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199644094
eISBN:
9780191745010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644094.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the thematic significance of omens and portents in Statius’ Thebaid. It also provides an overview of and considers its intertextual relationship with other Latin epics with ... More


Exemplarity and Narrative in the Greek Tradition

Douglas Cairns

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Achilles’ remarks on the jars of Zeus at Iliad 24. 525ff) illustrate a characteristic archaic Greek attitude towards the nature and possibility of happiness. This ‘principle of alternation’ recurs in ... More


Out to the Halfway House

Samuel Charters

in A Trumpet around the Corner: The Story of New Orleans Jazz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781578068982
eISBN:
9781604733181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781578068982.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the 1920s, the look of the places where New Orleanians went to dance changed as some of the most popular jazz for dancing moved out of town to the suburbs, or to roadside destinations not far ... More


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