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Mail Order Retailing in Britain: A Business and Social History

Richard Coopey, Sean O'Connell, and Dilwyn Porter

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198296508
eISBN:
9780191716638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296508.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Since its inception in the late 19th century, Britain's mail order industry both exploited and generated social networks in building its businesses. The common foundation of the sector was the agency ... More


Apologies

Haunani-Kay Trask

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents a poem, “Apologies,” by Haunani-Kay Trask.


THE FORMATION OF DISCIPLINARY IDENTITIES

Kevin Korsyn

in Decentering Music: A Critique of Contemporary Musical Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195104547
eISBN:
9780199868988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104547.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores how disciplinary identities emerge through so-called narratives of disciplinary legitimation. It focuses on six authors whose work seems to provide imaginative solutions to the ... More


Kay Swift: “Did you ever feel that a composer resembled his music?” (ca. 1970)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents composer Kay Swift's opinion about George Gershwin. It explains that in addition to their romantic relationship, Swift and Gershwin enjoyed camaraderie as creative artists. ... More


The MJQ in Europe

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0044
Subject:
Music, Popular

“European Concert” is a two-record set performed by the Modern Jazz Quartet in Sweden. The performance in general is very near to perfection. It is a like an anniversary set in that the Quartet was ... More


Allen Forte: “Someone to Watch over Me’” (1990)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0030
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents an excerpt from Allen Forte's 1990 book American Golden Ballads of the Golden Era, 1924–1950 focusing on George Gershwin's Broadway musical titled Oh, Kay!. The show premiered ... More


THE DUEL OF SEX

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores another private aspect of Mencken that extended beyond his domesticity at home and his musical evenings with The Saturday Night Club. With his growing fame and America's ... More


Biomedical Analyses of Depression: GOODWIN AND JAMISON

Jennifer Radden

in The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.003.0032
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents excerpts from Manic-Depressive Illness (1990) by Frederick Goodwin and Kay Redfield Jamison. The book is regarded by some as the definitive volume, from a biomedical ... More


The Enfranchisement of the Urban Poor in Late-Victorian Britain

John Davis

in Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain: Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253456
eISBN:
9780191698149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253456.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter highlights Colin Matthew's first published article as one of his most influential pieces. In his celebrated 1976 essay on the role of franchise extension in the rise of the Labour Party, ... More


KINGSHIP AND IDEOLOGY UNDER THE RUM SELJUQS*

Songül Mecit

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides a short outline of the evolution of the official ideology of the kingship of the Rum Seljuqs. The Rum Seljuq concept of legitimate kingship was formulated for the first time ... More


The British Sanitary Movement: Edwin Chadwick

Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein

in Eras in Epidemiology: The Evolution of Ideas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300666
eISBN:
9780199863754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300666.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on Edwin Chadwick. Edwin Chadwick (1800–1890), trained as a barrister-at-law, and became an effective and soon a leading social planner. His overriding purpose was to sustain ... More


Hugh Martin: Born: August 11, 1914, Birmingham, Alabama

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Hugh Martin. The chapter opens with an extended commentary of his career, and this is followed by details on productions, with data and song information provided. ... More


A Sentimental Journey: writing emotion in television

Kristyn Gorton

in Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As the first of the case studies on emotion in television, this chapter considers the importance of writing to the construction of emotion in a television text, by drawing on an interview with ... More


Reuben Reuben (1949–1955) and This Is the Garden (1956–1957)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter focusses on Blitzstein’s Reuben Reuben, his major theatrical undertaking from his later years. A modern Faust story touching on fears related to nuclear war, this opera, produced by ... More


George Gershwin's Song-Book (1932)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0028
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1932, Random House published George Gershwin's Song-Book, which was dedicated to Kay Swift. It contained eighteen songs: “Swanee,” “Nobody but You,” “Stairway to Paradise,” “Do It Again,” ... More


From The Goldwyn Follies (1938) to Kiss Me, Stupid (1964)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0036
Subject:
Music, History, American

After the Gershwins completed A Damsel in Distress, they started work in mid-May on the picture The Goldwyn Follies for Samuel Goldwyn, which had its world premiere in Miami on January 28, 1938. The ... More


Fish River Valley 1822: To Enter and Proclaim Upon their Mountains

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the period after Tzatzoe left the Kat River in 1818. He spent the next few years at the Bethelsdorp and Theopolis mission stations where he worked as a carpenter and ... More


The Shadow of Institutions: Medical Diagnosis and the Elusive Queer Body

GerShun Avilez

in Black Queer Freedom: Spaces of Injury and Paths of Desire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043376
eISBN:
9780252052255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043376.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the relationship between the Black queer body and medical diagnosis, elaborating how minorities negotiate the authority of state-empowered medical institutions. The central ... More


Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Vicki Ohl

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Kay Swift (1897–1993) was one of the few women composers active on Broadway in the first half of the twentieth century. Best known as George Gershwin's assistant, musical adviser, and intimate ... More


Home on the Range

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/9780813173917.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz and Bess purchased a huge estate in the San Fernando Valley.The hillside Tudor house would expand to include a pair of Curtiz’s lesser passions, a polo field and a skeet range. Curtiz became ... More


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