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‘Call me Claude’: female actors, impersonation, and cultural transmission

Susannah Crowder

in Performing women: Gender, self, and representation in late-medieval Metz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526106407
eISBN:
9781526141989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106407.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The final chapter returns to the figure of the female actor, examining the performances of a young woman who claimed to be Joan of Arc and the implications of her role. In the spring of 1436, just ... More


Ingrid Bergman and Joan of Arc

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0030
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Released in December of 1948, Joan of Arc was Fleming’s last film. Since his contract with MGM had expired, Fleming made the movie independently, and it was produced by Walter Wanger. The movie was ... More


The St. Joan of Arc Parade, Gender, and Pride of Place

Robin Roberts and Frank de Caro

in Downtown Mardi Gras: New Carnival Practices in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823786
eISBN:
9781496823823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823786.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the history of the Joan of Arc parade, a women’s enterprise that celebrates the birthday of the famous saint, which happens to fall upon January 6th, Twelfth Night, the ... More


Betrayal and Nation

Ardis Butterfield

in The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574865
eISBN:
9780191722127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574865.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The book concludes with the two most celebrated symbols of Anglo‐French nation‐building, Jeanne d'Arc and Shakespeare's Henry V. Jeanne's story occurs in the last stages of the Hundred Years War, in ... More


Anchoritic Damsel: Margery Kempe of Lynn, c.1373–c.1440

David Wallace

in Strong Women: Life, Text, and Territory 1347–1645

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199541713
eISBN:
9780191730924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541713.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Contexts of European war, and approach to war, powerfully influence what The Book of Margery Kempe has to be when discovered in 1934. Margery is first marketed and reviewed as an English Joan of Arc, ... More


The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War

Raymond Jonas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242975
eISBN:
9780520938281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242975.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This is the moving and improbable story of Claire Ferchaud, a young French shepherdess who had visions of Jesus and gained national fame as a modern-day Joan of Arc at the height of World War I. ... More


Robert Bresson’s Pathos

Sharon Cameron

in The Bond of the Furthest Apart: Essays on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Bresson, and Kafka

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226413907
eISBN:
9780226414232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226414232.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay examines how Bresson’s cinematography captures phenomena outside a situating placement, specifically the ways in which The Trial of Joan of Arc, Mouchette, and A Man Escaped dismantle ... More


In the Footsteps of Joan

Raymond Jonas

in The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242975
eISBN:
9780520938281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242975.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1916, after the tragic war at Verdun, Claire found herself engaged in a complex set of high-level negotiations, both divine and human. Claire had been called to Poitiers. For the first time in her ... More


Screening the Diva

Mary Simonson

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter explores the most modern medial intervention available to the prima donnas in this book: early film. It seems astonishing to learn that early twentieth-century opera singers such as Mary ... More


Roaring Girls and Unruly Women: Producing Femininities

Jennifer Higginbotham

in The Girlhood of Shakespeare's Sisters: Gender, Transgression, Adolescence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748655908
eISBN:
9780748684397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655908.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter investigates the way the discourse of girlhood produced gendered identities in George Gascoigne’s The Adventures of Master F. J., Shakespeare’s The First Part of Henry the Sixth and ... More


Conclusion

Susannah Crowder

in Performing women: Gender, self, and representation in late-medieval Metz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526106407
eISBN:
9781526141989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106407.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Although the Catherines and Claude slowly passed from memory, their performances and those of the women around them continued to represent their interests. The book concludes with an integrated ... More


The Controversy over the Ode à la France

Marianne Wheeldon

in Debussy's Legacy and the Construction of Reputation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190631222
eISBN:
9780190631253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631222.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 4 considers the posthumous premieres of 1928 and their performance in a high-profile concert commemorating the tenth anniversary of the composer’s death. The event sparked fevered debate in ... More


Performing women: Gender, self, and representation in late-medieval Metz

Susannah Crowder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526106407
eISBN:
9781526141989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106407.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Performing women takes on a key problem in the history of drama: the “exceptional” staging of the life of Catherine of Siena by a female actor and a female patron in 1468 Metz. These two creators ... More


Messianic Leadership: Joan the Maid

Paul Woodruff

in The Garden of Leaders: Revolutionizing Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190883645
eISBN:
9780190883676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883645.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Joan the Maid, known in our time as Joan of Arc, led a French army to victory by inspiring them to work together for the goal of freedom for France. She was brilliantly successful at the start. But ... More


The Great War in the European Imagination

Raymond Jonas

in The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242975
eISBN:
9780520938281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242975.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Claire Ferchaud was born in west France on May 5, 1896. Although there was nothing special about her birth or her early youth, her modest origins made her ascent more spectacular. By the end of 1916, ... More


Vocal and Piano Music:: Early Songs, Giovanna d’Arco, Les soirées musicales, Péchés de vieillesse

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0040
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In addition to the Petite messe solennelle and a number of brief public pieces d’occasion, Gioachino Rossini composed, and later collected into 13 meticulously ordered volumes, the 150 songs and ... More


Revolution to Romanticism

Vincent Giroud

in French Opera: A Short History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300117653
eISBN:
9780300168211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300117653.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the history and evolution of French opera from the French Revolution to romanticism. It explains how liberation from religious tyranny was a popular subject in Revolutionary ... More


‘Dutchland Devil’: The prince and the pamphleteers, August-December 1642

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the series of vituperative attacks which were launched against the prince by Parliamentarian polemicists during the opening months of the Civil War (by which time Rupert had ... More


Adventure

Alice Fahs

in Out on Assignment: Newspaper Women and the Making of Modern Public Space

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834961
eISBN:
9781469602561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869031_fahs.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter describes a headline running across an entire two-page spread of the New York Sunday World on March 8, 1896, which read “Daring Deeds by the Sunday World's Intrepid Woman Reporters”; ... More


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