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The Practical Anarchist: Writings of Josiah Warren

Crispin Sartwell (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233700
eISBN:
9780823241828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233700.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book presents the writings of Josiah Warren (1798–1873), often called “the first American anarchist.” Many of his writings are published here for the first time, or for the first time since they ... More


Narrative in “Love and Theft,”Modern Times, and Tempest

Jonathan Hodgers

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter demonstrates how Bob Dylan has shown a fondness for narrative both in his songwriting and his public persona, as seen from his self-mythologizing days in Greenwich Village to his memoir, ... More


Chaplin’s Modern Times and the Great Depression: The Reception of the Film in the US, France and Britain

Melvyn Stokes

in Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748699926
eISBN:
9781474426749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699926.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chaplin’s Modern Times confronted the effects of the Great Depression in a way unique for its socio-economic realism at the time of its mid-1930s making. In examining reception of the movie in the ... More


“Everybody Got to Wonder What’s the Matter with this Cruel World Today”: Social Consciousness and Political Commentary in “Love and Theft” and Modern Times

Thad Williamson

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular

This concluding chapter shows that a common view among some observers of the contemporary Dylan, observing the pastiche of half-borrowed melodies and lyrics on both “Love and Theft” and Modern Times ... More


“Bombs of Laughter”: Motion Pictures, Mass Art, and Universal Language

Russ Castronovo

in Beautiful Democracy: Aesthetics and Anarchy in a Global Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226096285
eISBN:
9780226096308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226096308.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Instead of reading motion pictures as aesthetic artifacts, this chapter describes the political-aesthetic discourse that surrounds film. With the exception of one of Charlie Chaplin's, it does not ... More


Visions of the Flood: Masked and Anonymous between “Love and Theft” and Modern Times

Alberto Brodesco

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter discusses how Masked and Anonymous certainly does not mark a peak in Bob Dylan's long artistic journey. Precisely set between “Love and Theft” and Modern Times, however, it is an ... More


A Sudden Blow: The Story of Violence in “Love and Theft” and Modern Times

Nina Goss

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter uses violence as the topic of exploration of “Love and Theft” and Modern Times, since the destructive life of humankind has run through Bob Dylan's work and seems a good laboratory for ... More


Narrative of Practical Experiments

Crispin Sartwell

in The Practical Anarchist: Writings of Josiah Warren

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233700
eISBN:
9780823241828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233700.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter combines writings from different parts of Warren's career, describing in detail Warren's community-building and economic experiments, including the Time Store in Cincinnati; Utopia, ... More


Dylan’s Direction Home through the World’s Mighty Opposites

Jamie Lorentzen

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines how the destruction of the 9/11 incident, the ensuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Hurricane Katrina, and other formidable fires and floods constitute a sort of paralyzing ... More


Surveillance Before Big Brother

Peter Marks

in Imagining Surveillance: Eutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400190
eISBN:
9781474412339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400190.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the history of utopian depictions of surveillance before Nineteen Eighty-Four. It argues that we understand Orwell’s novel better when we see it in terms of a long tradition of ... More


History, including changes in progress

Karen P. Corrigan

in Irish English, Volume 1 - Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634286
eISBN:
9780748671441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634286.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Although universal and language-internal processes have operated to create the structural features Northern Irish English described elsewhere in the book, they were also generated by a combination of ... More


You Can Tell by the Way I Use My Walk: Music as Aid to Work and Critique of Taylorism

Marek Korczynski

in Songs of the Factory: Pop Music, Culture, and Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451546
eISBN:
9780801454813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451546.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on how music was important for workers in terms of how they moved their bodies as they engaged in the labor process. Music afforded them the opportunity to enact the movements of ... More


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