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Ideals to Ideology: Unmasking Masquerade

in A Fallen Idol Is Still a God: Lermontov and the Quandaries of Cultural Transition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753708
eISBN:
9780804768030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753708.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter addresses the intellectual quandaries of guarding against the conversion of a cultural period's authentic ideals into a post-period's derivative ideology as portrayed in Mikhail ... More


Modernist Disguise: Masquerade in Modern Performance and Visual Culture

Ron J. Popenhagen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474470056
eISBN:
9781474495998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474470056.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This book chronicles and theorises face and body masking in arts and culture from the mid-nineteenth century to the new millennium. While featuring the modernist era in France, analyses include ... More


Girls in Masquerade: Celebrity Culture and Fandom in 1960s Hong Kong Youth Film

Jing Jing Chang

in Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 6 examines the localization of screening community during Hong Kong’s 1960s industrial modernization. It examines the intersections among gendered labor, the Chinese patriarchal family, ... More


Nyoro Masquerade as a Hunt for Modernity: A View from a West African City

Jordan A. Fenton

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Jordan Fenton’s chapter explores how the appearance of well-known Ekpe/Mgbe mask genres during structured and unstructured performances stimulate local dialogues that reflect and mediate the various ... More


‘A Child of Heathen Hobbs’:1 political prints of the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis – the revision of a republican mode

Christina M. Carlson

in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines political prints that responded to the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis (1679–82). It compares the political prints of the “Tory” Sir Roger L’Estrange, Licenser to the Press, ... More


Masquerading as Colonists

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter studies a series of portraits of young women dressed for the masquerade, completed by English artist John Wollaston in Charleston, South Carolina. Although Wollaston painted the sitters ... More


The Wizard, the Troll, and the Fortress

William Cheng

in Sound Play: Video Games and the Musical Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969968
eISBN:
9780199370092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969968.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Whereas preceding chapters deal mostly with games’ recorded audio materials, Chapter 5 considers the human voices that players project via microphones into online multiplayer gameworlds. With their ... More


Impressions of the Covered Body

Ron J. Popenhagen

in Modernist Disguise: Masquerade in Modern Performance and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474470056
eISBN:
9781474495998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474470056.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter draws parallels between the development of photography as visual culture and images of concealing the face and body. The first section, ‘Veiled Exposures’, notes examples of the costumed ... More


Facing Change and Changing Masks

Ron J. Popenhagen

in Modernist Disguise: Masquerade in Modern Performance and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474470056
eISBN:
9781474495998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474470056.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The primary focus of this chapter is the fixed-form mask in its many manifestations, beginning with ‘Death Masks Re-membered’. The difference between performance masks and death masks is theorised, ... More


Actors’ Effigies and Photo-Portraits

Ron J. Popenhagen and Ron J. Popenhagen

in Modernist Disguise: Masquerade in Modern Performance and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474470056
eISBN:
9781474495998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474470056.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Disguise and Masquerade in Chapter Five features body forms and constructions during the interwar years in Weimar, Paris, Moscow and Brussels. Instances of the human body as scenographic material ... More


Other Places

Ron J. Popenhagen

in Modernist Disguise: Masquerade in Modern Performance and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474470056
eISBN:
9781474495998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474470056.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The final chapter of Modernist Disguise offers an analysis of the contemporary manifestations of masquerading in daily life, on the stage and in the gallery. In a series of physical sites where face ... More


Worlds of Darkness: From Gothic to Cosmic Horror

Curtis D. Carbonell

in Dread Trident: Tabletop Role-Playing Games and the Modern Fantastic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620573
eISBN:
9781789629644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620573.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the World[s] of Darkness’s most important gametexts within the context of the move from Gothic to cosmic horror. It utilizes literary and philosophical analysis of the Gothic, ... More


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