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1902–1910: ‘Screeching in a straightened waistcoat’

Robert Welch

in The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter, the relationship between George Moore and Yeats is described. While they had a very tumultuous working association, especially on the Diarmuid and Grania, they discussed the idea of ... More


Alexandria, the Delta, and Suez

Deborah Manley

in Women Travelers in Egypt: From the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164859
eISBN:
9781617971273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164859.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Alexandria was to many early travelers their first experience ofEgypt and, after their journeying down the Nile, the flat coastline at Alexandria was their last sight of Egypt.The early women ... More


. In the Beginning

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Draw the Lightning Down: Benjamin Franklin and Electrical Technology in the Age of Enlightenment

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238022
eISBN:
9780520939851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238022.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses the men who laid the earliest foundations of electrical science and technology. It also provides some basic principles of electrostatics along with the technologies that ... More


Passages to India

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

in The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The founding of the Asiatic Society epitomized the curiosity of men such as Warren Hastings, William Jones, and James Kirkpatrick about India. While women did not participate in scholarly interests, ... More


Carnival Is Woman: Party Music and the Soca Diva

Hope Munro

in What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496807533
eISBN:
9781496807571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807533.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the agency of women in soca and related genres, including various controversies they confront in this performance context. As women have created a space for themselves in ... More


Larry Brown: A Firefighter Finds His Voice

Joe Samuel Starnes

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the life and work of Larry Brown. Born in 1951, Brown grew up in rural Lafayette County, Mississippi, the land on which William Faulkner based his fictional Yoknapatawpha ... More


Super voces musicales and the L’homme armé Tradition

JOSQUIN’S ROME

in Josquin's Rome: Hearing and Composing in the Sistine Chapel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844302
eISBN:
9780199979868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844302.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Famous for its culture of compositional one-upmanship, the L’homme armé tradition reached an apex toward the end of the 15th century. Chapter 6 turns a microscope on Josquin’s Missa L’homme armé ... More


Pre-Code in Synthetic Flesh

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz’s career is summarized during the pre-Code era of Hollywood films. The evolution of the Production Code from the 1922 appointment of Will Hays as the czar of the MPPDA to the lack of ... More


Regime Change

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the Depression deepened, all the studios laid off workers and closed theaters. The Warners reduced all their employees’ salaries. Zanuck was fed up and quit after a confrontation with Harry ... More


Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

Barbara Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152631
eISBN:
9780231526418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152631.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1941, the Jewish American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life: translating for an American audience the speeches of ... More


A Theater of Actresses: The Mandarin Theater, 1927–1928

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera

By its fourth year in operation, the Mandarin boasted a Los Angeles branch, troupes in Mexicali and elsewhere, and a close relationship with the Jock Ming On Theater in New York City. This chapter ... More


Efficiency, Estrangement, and Antirealism: The Films of Hal Hartley

Mark L. Berrettini

in Hal Hartley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035951
eISBN:
9780252093036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035951.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a commentary on Hal Hartley's film career. It begins with a biographical sketch based on material included in interviews, reviews, and essays about Hartley's work, and an ... More


Continued Success: Fay in Progress and a Semester at Ole Miss, 1997–1998

Jean W. Cash

in Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739800
eISBN:
9781604739862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739800.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the period between 1997 and 2001, which, for Larry Brown, was filled with success and total dedication to writing. Brown had begun to write the novel that would become Fay in ... More


Coda: Gertrude Stein Icon

Chris Coffman

in Gertrude Stein's Transmasculinity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474438094
eISBN:
9781474449694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438094.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The coda expands on the implications of the textual and visual artefacts of Stein’s masculine homosocial desires by cross-reading her ambivalent reflections on celebrity in Everybody’s Autobiography ... More


Hard Traveling: Fay’s Deep-South Landscape of Violence

Robert Beuka

in Larry Brown and the Blue-Collar South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110751
eISBN:
9781604736366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110751.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Larry Brown’s 2000 novel Fay, arguing that its pervasive violence is a defining characteristic of the postmodern South. A gripping and violent tale of a young woman ... More


Strange Women

David Simpson

in Romanticism and the Question of the Stranger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922355
eISBN:
9780226922362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922362.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Leslie Fiedler, in 1972, identified woman as “an unassimilated, perhaps forever unassimilable, stranger, the first other of which the makers of our myths, male as far back as reliable memory runs, ... More


Music, Time, and Devotion: Emotional Narratives at the Cathedral of Cambrai

Matthew S. Champion

in The Fullness of Time: Temporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514796
eISBN:
9780226514826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514826.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter interprets a conflict over music in the liturgy at Cambrai cathedral revealed in the writings of cathedral’s Dean, Gilles Carlier. It revises detemporalized theories of listening in ... More


Endings and Beginnings (1918–1930)

Barbara Will

in Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152631
eISBN:
9780231526418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152631.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the beginnings of the friendship between two intellectuals, Gertrude Stein and Bernard Faÿ, which served as the context for reconciling Stein's “progressive” ... More


Stein’s War: “Having Faith” in Pétain (1940–1944)

Barbara Will

in Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152631
eISBN:
9780231526418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152631.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the unique wartime experience of Stein, an experience that was spent apart from Bernard Faÿ and that would ultimately distance her from Faÿ. With the French–German armistice ... More


Faÿ’s War: Winners and Losers (1940–1946)

Barbara Will

in Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152631
eISBN:
9780231526418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152631.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Bernard Faÿ's role in wartime France. At the onset of World War II Faÿ worked under Pétain at the core of the Vichy regime, as the appointed head of the Bibliothèque Nationale ... More


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