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George Gershwin: Letter to Mabel Schirmer (1928)

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/9780195327113.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of George Gershwin's letter to one of his best friends, Mabel Schirmer, dated February 28, 1928. In this letter, he details his upcoming trip to Europe which resulted ... More


Gender, Race, and Equity: Howard University and the University of Nebraska

Martha H. Verbrugge

in Active Bodies: A History of Women’s Physical Education in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195168792
eISBN:
9780199949649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168792.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 4 contrasts two prominent physical educators: Mabel Lee (1886-1985), a white woman who spent much of her career at the University of Nebraska, and Maryrose Reeves Allen (1899-1992), a black ... More


Power and portrayal

Susan M. Johns

in Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063046
eISBN:
9781781700280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063046.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the difficulties of analysing images of noblewomen in contradictory sources at a time when the historical discourse was evolving, owing to broader societal cultural shifts. It ... More


Heroines in Belgium and Serbia

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Some wealthy early-twentieth-century British ladies contributed to the war-effort by providing fully-funded, equipped hospital units. Although rejected by the official military medical services of ... More


A Modern Millenarian Prophet’s Bible

Jane Shaw

in Radical Christian Voices and Practice: Essays in Honour of Christopher Rowland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599776
eISBN:
9780191738340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599776.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

This article examines the Bible that a woman named Mabel Barltrop used as she formed her millenarian community, the Panacea Society, in Bedford in the 1910s and 1920s and came to understand herself ... More


Women and the war

Jonathan Atkin

in A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Many women in the period leading up to the outbreak of the Great War could lay claim to a history of opposition. In the evening of August 4, 1914, during the final hours of peace, a meeting was held ... More


“The Saddest Man I Ever Knew”

Frederick Nolan

in Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102895
eISBN:
9780199853212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102895.003.0027
Subject:
Music, Popular

Irresponsible and raffish though he might often have appeared to be, Lorenz Hart loved his creature comforts. Dorothy Hart said he bought Irish linen handkerchiefs by the dozen and lost them as fast ... More


George Gershwin: Letters to Mabel Schirmer (1936–1937)

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/9780195327113.003.0065
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of George Gershwin's letters to his friend Mabel Schirmer from September 1936 to April 1937. Unlike the matter-of-fact tone of his 1928 letter to Schirmer, these ... More


Gershwin among His Friends

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/9780520248649.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

Gershwin befriended an extended family, some of whom occupied a large house around the corner at 112th and Seventh Avenue. This family included brothers Herman and Lou Paley; their niece Mabel ... More


Last Days

Phil Pastras

in Dead Man Blues: Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215238
eISBN:
9780520929739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215238.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explains the last days of Jelly Roll Morton. Anita Gonzales had apparently agreed to act as patron of Morton's West Coast comeback. The part of this deal was to keep Mabel in the dark ... More


Cultural Modernists and Indian Religion

Tisa Wenger

in We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832622
eISBN:
9781469605869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894217_wenger.7
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses Mabel Dodge Luhan's four-volume autobiography, in which she recounted her long quest for a place that would satisfy her inner hunger. “Only religion will fill me,” she ... More


A King’s Illegitimate Son

Robert B. Patterson

in The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

Robert, the eldest and bastard son of the future Henry I of England, became the great earl of Gloucester of medieval history because of his father’s own successes in becoming king of England and the ... More


The Stronger Man

Gabriella Oldham and Mabel Langdon

in Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169651
eISBN:
9780813169996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169651.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In chapter 4, Langdon’s perseverance in the film industry is highlighted. Although he lost his star status, he continued to work in films and revived his career. Langdon’s portfolio of films during ... More


Legacy

Gabriella Oldham and Mabel Langdon

in Harry Langdon: King of Silent Comedy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169651
eISBN:
9780813169996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169651.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 reflects on Langdon’s career as a whole, with excerpts from news articles and quotes from those who worked alongside him. The chapter also discusses the revival of Langdon’s work worldwide ... More


The American Lawrence

Lee M. Jenkins

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book posits an “American Lawrence,” exploring D. H. Lawrence’s role as a creator as well as a critic of American literature between 1922 and 1925 when he was resident in the New World. The ... More


Tales of Out Here: “St. Mawr,” “The Princess,” and “The Woman Who Rode Away”

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Lawrence’s American fiction, beginning with his abortive attempt to write an American novel based on the life of his hostess in New Mexico, Mabel Dodge Luhan. The chapter ... More


Wilful Women: Lawrence’s Three Fates and Georgia O’Keeffe

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Conclusion explores the creative collaborations between Lawrence and New Mexico women writers and artists, including Mabel Dodge Luhan, Dorothy Brett, and Georgia O’Keeffe. This chapter discusses ... More


Introduction: D. H. Lawrence, Americano

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction discusses the “American Lawrence” in the contexts of transnationalism and the globalized New American Studies. This chapter argues that far from setting a narrow, national canon, as ... More


Becoming a Star

Mariusz Kotowski

in Pola Negri: Hollywood's First Femme Fatale

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144887
eISBN:
9780813145105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144887.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 12 talks mainly about the scandals surrounding the people who populate Negri's private and professional life, primarily Marion Davies and Mabel Normand. The chapter also offers an insight ... More


Mack and Mabel

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on Jerry Herman's 1974 musical Mack and Mabel. It explains the plot and describes some of the songs included in the musical, which starred Robert Preston as Mack and Bernadette ... More


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