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Marilyn Monroe

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0030
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter briefly addresses Hawks’ experience working with Marilyn Monroe. He mentions her impact on camera despite her lack of confidence in her acting abilities, and talks about her later work.


Music

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0031
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks discusses the challenges of incorporating music into his pictures. He talks about working with several composers over the course of his career, his fondness for jazz, and his choice to cast ... More


Interlude: The Clown as Dog

Harry Berger

in Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that in our post-New Critical age, there is a danger of reductive reading in which the relation of major speakers to their language is characterized in terms of the analysis of ... More


Country Muses

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents Oxford's letter to Thomas Bedingfield, one of the Queen's Gentlemen Pensioners as well as his first poem to appear in print entitled, ‘The Earle of Oxenforde to the Reader’.


Capital Bluegrass: Hillbilly Music Meets Washington, DC

Kip Lornell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199863112
eISBN:
9780190933685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199863112.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book documents the history and development of bluegrass music in and around Washington, DC. It begins with the pre-bluegrass period of country music and ends with a description of the local ... More


The Skilled Cavalry Commander1

in The Shorter Writings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501718496
eISBN:
9781501718519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501718496.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Translation of and Interpretive Essay on Xenophon’s OnThe Skilled Cavalry Commander. This treatise offers excellent practical advice on how to rule as well as a searching investigation of the limits ... More


Hawks on Hawks

Joseph McBride

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Howard Hawks (1896–1977) is the most versatile of all the great American directors, having worked with equal ease and brilliance in screwball comedies, Westerns, gangster movies, musicals, and ... More


Contemporary British Superheroes (1994– Present)

Chris Murray

in The British Superhero

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496807373
eISBN:
9781496807410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807373.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines contemporary British superheroes created since 1994. In the aftermath of the phenomenal international success of Watchmen, Arkham Asylum, and The Sandman, British creators and ... More


Wealth: The 1820S And Beyond

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between 1820 and 1860, New York City experienced phenomenal economic growth that enlarged and enriched the urban upper class. Rapid growth brought in newcomers like John Jacob Astor, introduced new ... More


Discrepant emotional awareness in Shakespeare

R. S. White and Ciara Rawnsley

in The Renaissance of emotion: Understanding affect in Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090783
eISBN:
9781781708866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090783.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The suggestive phrase ‘discrepant awareness’ was coined in 1960 by Bertrand Evans to explore the ways in which Shakespeare presents differences in knowledge and understanding between characters, and ... More


Blondes Have More Fun: Anita Loos and the Language of Silent Cinema

Laura Frost

in The Problem with Pleasure: Modernism and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152723
eISBN:
9780231526463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152723.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of Anita Loos's 1925 novel Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with particular emphasis on its creation of a distinct style that incorporates the kinds of linguistic projects ... More


Maintaining Moral Superiority: How Ethics Defined the Early War Years

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This section analyzes the early years of the Revolution, including the ethics of the war and Americans’ attention to maintaining moral superiority. It shows that the patriots wanted to win, but win ... More


Gothic Science Fiction in the Steampunk Graphic Novel: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Laura Hilton

in Gothic Science Fiction 1980–2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317071
eISBN:
9781846319785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317071.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a literary criticism of the steampunk graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. It provides an overview of the creation of the genre through the fusion of the Gothic ... More


Going Backstage, Then Getting Nostalgic

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Popular

As the 1960s end and the 1970s begin, Betty Comden and Adolph Green worked on two new shows. The first was Applause, which though set in then-present-day New York was something of a backward glance. ... More


Country Gentlemen and the Folk Music Revival (1957–1966)

Kip Lornell

in Capital Bluegrass: Hillbilly Music Meets Washington, DC

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199863112
eISBN:
9780190933685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199863112.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Country Gentlemen (perhaps the most nationally acclaimed of the bluegrass genre’s second-generation bands) are at the core of this chapter. During this period record labels across the United ... More


De Mille’s Broadway Decline and Her Activist Legacy

Kara Anne Gardner

in Agnes de Mille: Telling Stories in Broadway Dance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199733682
eISBN:
9780190246082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733682.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

The concluding chapter discusses de Mille’s Broadway career after the 1940s. Although she continued to work on Broadway through 1969, her work never again achieved the level of success she attained ... More


Rock ‘n’ Film Crisis: The Rolling Stones in the United States

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Stone’s US tours in 1969 and 1972 confronted the anarchic social and political forces unleashed by the counterculture. In the first, Gimme Shelter (1970), Charlotte Zwerin edited Albert and David ... More


The Old Fashioned Flapper: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Sentimental Satire

Lisa Mendelman

in Modern Sentimentalism: Affect, Irony, and Female Authorship in Interwar America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198849872
eISBN:
9780191884283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849872.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 2 examines the politics of emotion and corporeality in Anita Loos’s 1925 satire of Jazz Age femininity, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Blondes is both a satire of a nineteenth-century sentimental ... More


Where and How?: Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Maid’s Tragedy

Lorna Hutson

in Circumstantial Shakespeare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199657100
eISBN:
9780191808692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657100.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This chapter shows how the imagined circumstances of a Shakespeare play are not designed to be objectively coherent. Rather, circumstances ‘invent’ ethical and political arguments in ways that make ... More


Moral Education

Craig Smith

in Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil Society: Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413275
eISBN:
9781474460187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413275.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores how Ferguson used the moral philosophy of chapter 3, based on the moral science of chapter 2, to create a system of education for the rising Scottish middle class. It examines ... More


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