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Noise and Funk: (Nineties)

Constance Valis Hill

in Tap Dancing America: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195390827
eISBN:
9780199863563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390827.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American, Dance

This chapter begins with a tap challenge between Colin Dunn and Savion Glover on the 39th Annual Grammy Awards and the percussive dance traditions—Irish step dancing and African American rhythm ... More


Personal Hatred

Daniel Karlin

in Browning's Hatreds

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112297
eISBN:
9780191670756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112297.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Browning's response to a written passage in Edward Fitzgerald's work, the Rubayat of Omar Khayyam. This passage talks about the relief Fitzgerald felt over the death of Mrs. ... More


Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation

Michael Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175836
eISBN:
9781400885527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175836.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

What do pure mathematicians do, and why do they do it? Looking beyond the conventional answers, this book offers an eclectic panorama of the lives and values and hopes and fears of mathematicians in ... More


FitzGerald's Rubáiyát: ‘a Thing must live’

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In Pope, contrasting metaphors collaborated as guides to his translation; in Pound, an explicit metaphor of translation is, in practice, haunted by its opposite. FitzGerald associated various ... More


Affective Pedagogies for Military Children

Rebecca A. Adelman

in Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how a range of institutions, both state and non-state, negotiate the instability latent in the term ‘military child.’ Focusing on internet resources for military children, the ... More


Hitting Back

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Omar Yousef Hussein talks about his experience during the Iraq war. A Sunni born in Baghdad, Omar Yousef Hussein had served roughly eight years in prison for political dissidence but ... More


“Travelling Circus”: The Transnational in Film Production of the 1950s

Steven C. Caton

in Lawrence of Arabia: A Film's Anthropology

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210820
eISBN:
9780520919891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210820.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the international dimensions of filmmaking, which have been widely ignored by film studies. It identifies the advantages of international filmmaking, and examines Lawrence of ... More


Education of a Senior Officer: 1933–1941

Michael E. Lynch

in Edward M. Almond and the US Army: From the 92nd Infantry Division to the X Corps

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813177984
eISBN:
9780813177991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177984.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Almond began his transition to the Army’s senior leadership with attendance at the US Army War College, where his classmates included future five-star flag officers Omar Bradley and William Halsey. ... More


Tube Misdirection and Inadequate Tube Length

Omar Piovanetti

in Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195382365
eISBN:
9780197562703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195382365.003.0050
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Tube misdirection and inadequate tube length are 2 problems commonly seen by glaucoma surgeons. These complications can occur at the time of surgery or ... More


‘To Make Strange Things Possible’: The Photomontages of the Bakor Photo Studio in Lamu, Kenya

Heike Behrend

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The Bakor Studio in Lamu, situated on one of the main streets of the Old Town, was established in the 1960s. The founder, Mr Omar Said Bakor, born in 1932, was a self-made man and brilliant ... More


Alexandria, Egypt, and the Greco–Roman Heritage

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the modern meanings which Europeans and Egyptians have attributed to Egypt's Greco-Roman past, highlighting Alexandria's Greco-Roman Museum, the Archeological Society of ... More


Omar Abdullah

Pradeep Chhibber and Harsh Shah

in India Tomorrow: Conversations with the Next Generation of Political Leaders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190125837
eISBN:
9780190991456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190125837.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Omar Abdullah hails from arguably Kashmir’s most prominent political family. The Abdullahs have been at the forefront of Kashmir politics ever since Maharaja Hari Singh signed the accession of the ... More


A Marriage That Didn't Happen 1924–1926: “The past is forgotten, the future is ominous”

Anne Conover

in Olga Rudge & Ezra Pound: "What Thou Lovest Well . . ."

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087031
eISBN:
9780300133080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087031.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes significant events in Olga Rudge's life from 1924–1926. These include Olga's complicated relationship with Ezra Pound, who was still living with his wife Dorothy; her pregnancy ... More


The Power of a Weak State: Sudan’s Relations with Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Lawrence Rubin

in Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790796
eISBN:
9780804792103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790796.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Sudan's relations with Egypt and Saudi Arabia from the 1970s through 2000, covering the periods before and after Islamists came to power there. The chapter's argument is that ... More


From The Haggadah to The Rubáiyát

Joseph P. Ansell

in Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774945
eISBN:
9781789623314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774945.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter primarily discusses the background and context of Arthur Szyk's most enduring work, The Haggadah. It also provides an analysis of the work and its publication. For much of the 1930s, ... More


Epilogue: Saving Jorge Omar Merengo

David M. K. Sheinin

in Consent of the Damned: Ordinary Argentinians in the Dirty War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042398
eISBN:
9780813043005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042398.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite that the Alfonsín administration could not right all human rights wrongs, democracy brought remarkable, life-altering change for many. It saved the life of Jorge Omar Merengo. A ... More


Recovery from Gang Life: Two Models of Faith and Reintegration

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter builds upon the body of literature on segmented assimilation and religion by examining how two urban American ministries facilitated immigrant-origin Latino recovery from gangs in the ... More


Wine Song: Salah Stétié & ʿOmar ibn al-Fāriḍ

Yasser Elhariry

in Pacifist Invasions: Arabic, Translation & the Postfrancophone Lyric

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940407
eISBN:
9781786945075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940407.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter 3 takes as its focal text a beautiful colour art book by Stétié, Le vin mystique précédé de Al-Khamriya d’Omar Ibn al-Farîdh (1998). Realized in collaboration with the Iraqi calligrapher ... More


“Paths Too Long Obscure”:: The Translations of Jones and Müller

Padma Rangarajan

in Imperial Babel: Translation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263615
eISBN:
9780823266456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263615.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the changing dynamics of nineteenth-century orientalist scholarship through the work of two of its most famous scholars: William Jones and Max Müller. Using Jones’s Hindoo ... More


Negotiating a (Border Literary) Community Online en la Línea

Paul Fallon

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyses the creation of a literary community through the activities of emerging border writers. It examines the continuities and ruptures with traditional literature that the bloggers ... More


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