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Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe 1919–2001

Jenny Teichman

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Elizabeth Anscombe, Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, was a philosopher who worked at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. Her ... More


Foreign Voices, Performing Frenchness: Jenny Colon and the “French Plays” in London

Kimberly White

in London Voices, 1820-1840: Vocal Performers, Practices, Histories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226670188
eISBN:
9780226670218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670218.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This essay examines different dimensions of the French voice manifested through the performance and reception of French vaudeville in London. Vaudeville contributed in important ways to theatrical ... More


A system of simple and elegant architecture: Manchester, 1919–30

Graeme K. Hunter

in Light is a Messenger: The Life and Science of William Lawrence Bragg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198529217
eISBN:
9780191712937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529217.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter details William Lawrence Bragg's life from 1919-30. When Bragg returned to Cambridge, he took up the fellowship and lectureship he had been awarded just before the outbreak of war. He ... More


‘My Heart Beat for the Wilderness’: Isobel Wylie Hutchison, Jenny Gilbertson, Margaret Tait and Other Twentieth-Century Scottish Women Filmmakers

Sarah Neely

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter Sarah Neely explores the works of three Scottish women filmmakers who made films in the Arctic. These women are part of a largely unwritten history of the cinema: it was rare enough ... More


When Bruce Met Jenny

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

As the reissue of Journey to Nowhere neared, Michael S. Williamson, one of the authors of this book, talked with Bruce Springsteen by phone and asked if the Ghost of Tom Joad tour would include ... More


Necropolis: After the Apocalypse

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

On a chilly March afternoon in 2009, Michael S. Williamson and Dale Maharidge drove into Youngstown and felt the desolation of this lost city. There were miles of burned-out and abandoned homes amid ... More


The Anti-Tourist: Jenny Diski's Skating to Antarctica and Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking Around America with Interruptions

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Jenny Diski's travel memoirs Skating to Antarctica and Stranger on a Train: Daydreaming and Smoking around America with Interruptions, suggesting that these works celebrate the ... More


Narrating Precariousness

Anne Fuchs

in Precarious Times: Temporality and History in Modern German Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501735103
eISBN:
9781501734816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501735103.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the experience of precarious times in contemporary German fiction. The first part queries the binary distinction between modernist and postmodernist literature in the light of ... More


Gendering Prime-Ministerial Power

Patricia Lee Sykes

in Understanding Prime-Ministerial Performance: Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666423
eISBN:
9780191751462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666423.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the records of five female prime ministers: Margaret Thatcher (United Kingdom), Kim Campbell (Canada), Jenny Shipley (New Zealand), Helen Clark (New Zealand) and Julia Gillard ... More


Photography and Visual Art: ‘Convulsions of empire’ and ‘adventures in cubism’. Visualising republican culture after 9/11

David Holloway

in 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633807
eISBN:
9780748670772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6, on visual art and photography, offers detailed discussion of the 9/11 photography exhibition here is new york, the September 2004 issue of art magazine ArtForum (on ‘political’ art after ... More


Save the Males!

Sarah S. Richardson

in Sex Itself: The Search for Male and Female in the Human Genome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084688
eISBN:
9780226084718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084718.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Bringing about sweeping transformations in cultural gender roles and expectations, the feminist movement has also changed the backdrop of conventional ideas about gender. This cultural change now ... More


Overture and Beginners 1899–1918

Roger Nichols

in Poulenc: A Biography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300226508
eISBN:
9780300252552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226508.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter introduces Francis Poulenc's parents. It begins with Poulenc's mother, Jenny Zoé Royer, who was born on 20 June 1864 and played a large part in his musical life. Jenny gave Poulenc his ... More


Torture and Representation: The Art of Détournement

Abigail Solomon-Godeau

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Torture and Representation: The Art of Détournement This chapter reflects on visual art that addresses torture in the specific context of its practice at Abu Ghraib prison. It examines the oil ... More


• Relationships with Women

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Young women seemed to find Felix Mendelssohn attractive, and there are indications that several may have lost their heart to him. As a young man, Mendelssohn was drawn towards Betty Pistor (later ... More


A Teenager Goes Visiting: The Diaries of Louisa Jane Trumbull (1835, 1837)

Holly V. Izard and Caroline Fuller Sloat

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter presents excerpts from the second and fourth volumes of the diaries kept by Louisa Jane (Jenny) Trumbull of Worcester, Massachusetts, which record several sleep-away visits that she made ... More


Novellas-in-Flash and Flash Cycles

Jennifer J. Smith

in The American Short Story Cycle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The coda places the book in a larger discourse about new formalisms, which see form as a way to understand political, social, and ethical issues as intrinsic to aesthetic practice. The coda offers a ... More


Gender and the Germanians: “Art-Loving Ladies” in Nineteenth-Century Concert Life

Nancy Newman

in American Orchestras in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226769769
eISBN:
9780226769776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769776.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Adrienne Fried Block wrote an innovative essay titled “Matinee Mania, or The Regendering of Nineteenth-Century Audiences in New York City,” in which she proposed that a continuum of female activity ... More


Monopolizing National History: Performing Tyranny and Constructing Myths

Gonda Van Steen

in Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 3 presents a diptych of antithetical stage representations of Greek history, continuity, and heroism. It discusses the military regime’s attempted monopoly on culture, language, and imagery ... More


1933

Anthony Slide

in "It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167086
eISBN:
9780231538220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167086.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In these diary entries written between January and November 1933, Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett lists his activities: going to see the movies Secrets of the French Police and Frisco Jenny; ... More


Actress/Character: The Heroines of Mintu the Murderer

Lotte Hoek

in Cut-Pieces: Celluloid Obscenity and Popular Cinema in Bangladesh

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162890
eISBN:
9780231535151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162890.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the ways through which women position themselves in the making of the film, Mintu the Murderer. Even though Bangladeshi communities had influenced the ideal, conventional female ... More


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