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THE IMPACT OF AFRICAN‐AMERICAN MUSIC MAKING ON THE EUROPEAN CLASSICAL TRADITION IN THE 1920S

Derek B. Scott

in FROM THE EROTIC TO THE DEMONIC: On Critical Musicology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151961
eISBN:
9780199870394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151961.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The lack of identification of the black African with an Orientalist style in the early decades of the 20th century is explained by the association of black people with jazz. This chapter is concerned ... More


Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and His Orient

Adalyat Issiyeva

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses Rimsky-Korsakov's last opera, The Golden Cockerel, in the context of his Orientalism, looking at its musical sources and more generally at the complexity of influences at work ... More


George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Tom McInally

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the life of George Strachan (1572-1635), early 17th century Scottish humanist scholar, Orientalist and traveller. Drawing on a wealth of newly discovered archival material to offer ... More


Critique and Philology

Ahmed El Shamsy

in Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691174563
eISBN:
9780691201245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174563.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter shows how European hegemony and aggressive Westernization in the former Ottoman Empire formed the backdrop for the next stage in the evolution of Arabic print culture: fierce debates ... More


Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Cristina Alvarez Millan and Claudia Heide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Pascual de Gayangos (1809–97), celebrated Spanish Orientalist and polymath, is recognised as the father of the modern school of Arabic studies in Spain. He gave Islamic Spain its own voice, for the ... More


Nation in Spiritual Quest: Aurobindo and the Gita

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores Sri Aurobindo's spiritual reading and understanding of the Bhagavadgita. Aurobindo felt that the Bhagavadgita could easily lend itself for the justification of violence in the ... More


Scientism and Romanticism

Dhruv Raina

in Images and Contexts: The Historiography of Science and Modernity in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068808
eISBN:
9780199080113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068808.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In studies on the history of science and technology in India, the historiographic frames are structured by a host of factors, such as the nature of the interaction between traditional forms of ... More


Keyless Rooms: Frank Lloyd Wright and Charlie Chan

William A. Gleason

in Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732465
eISBN:
9780814733271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732465.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter dissects the strategies of architectural racialization in popular American Orientalist narrative, which often collapses differences among Asian nations and ethnicities into a single ... More


‘The National Drama of the Hindus’: Harishchandra of Banaras and the ‘Classical’ Traditions in Late Nineteenth-Century India

Vasudha Dalmia

in Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695052
eISBN:
9780199080335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695052.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter reviews the contributions made by the British Orientalists to the aesthetics and nationalist orientation of theatre in the nineteenth-century India. It traces the shifts and changes in ... More


Partch's Vision of “Integrated Corporeal Theater” and “Latter-Day Rituals”

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

More than any other figure considered here, Harry Partch consistently and rigorously explored the possibilities of a genuine Gesamtkunstwerk. Moreover, his entire musical and theatrical outlook was ... More


Mourning Philology: Art and Religion at the Margins of the Ottoman Empire

Marc Nichanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255245
eISBN:
9780823260928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255245.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Mourning Philology proposes a history of the 19th century national imagination as a reaction to the two main philological inventions of that century: “mythological religion” and the “native.” This ... More


Potent Flows: The Fellaha and Water Jug

Alex Dika Seggerman

in Modernism on the Nile: Art in Egypt between the Islamic and the Contemporary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653044
eISBN:
9781469653068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653044.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

In chapter 5, Seggerman charts the image of the Egyptian peasant woman and water jug from eighteenth-century travel literature through Orientalist painting, ultimately culminating in the work of two ... More


José Garcia Villa’s Book of Grotesques: Character and Compulsion

Swati Rana

in Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659473
eISBN:
9781469659497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659473.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter explores the ethnic character who severs art from biography through José Garcia Villa’s infamous disavowal of his racial and colonial identity. Focusing on Villa’s autobiographical short ... More


Retrieving the Ruins of Nineveh: Language Reform, Orientalizing Autoethnography, and the Demand for National Literature

Adam H. Becker

in Revival and Awakening: American Evangelical Missionaries in Iran and the Origins of Assyrian Nationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226145280
eISBN:
9780226145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226145457.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the European and American orientalist and biblical archeological background to, and the local intellectual context for, the earliest claims that the East Syrians were the ... More


In the Shadow of Egyptology: Islamic Art and Archaeology to 1952

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/9789774166891.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on cultural and political aspects of Egypt's Comité de conservation des monuments de l'art arabe, Museum of Arab Art, and Department of Islamic Archaeology at the Egyptian (now ... More


Muslim American Women in Campus Culture

Shabana Mir

in Muslim American Women on Campus: Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610788
eISBN:
9781469612614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610788.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the powerful campus culture of hedonism and sociability and how this focus gives the lie to the college narrative of freedom and pluralism in Muslim American women's ... More


Before Qasim Amin:: Writing Women’s History in 1890s Egypt

Marilyn Booth

in The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the 1890s, women’s and men’s behaviours, marriage practices and girls’ education, and the meanings of gender difference for a strong and modern society, were amongst the most commented-on topics ... More


Fabulous Planning: Unbuilt Venices

Jennifer Scappettone

in Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164320
eISBN:
9780231537742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164320.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes novelist Italo Calvino's vision and reflections regarding the city of Venice. His essay, “Venice, Archetype and Utopia of the Aquatic City,” portrays Venice as “the first ... More


Negotiating the Color Divide: Race and U.S. Paternalism toward China

M. Todd Bennett

in One World, Big Screen: Hollywood, the Allies, and World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835746
eISBN:
9781469601465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837467_bennett.11
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses how the U.S. film industry encouraged viewers to embrace the Chinese as like-minded friends in the worldwide struggle against the Axis powers. In the film Charlie Chan in the ... More


Finding Nature

in The Terror of Natural Right: Republicanism, the Cult of Nature, and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226184388
eISBN:
9780226184401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184401.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

During the first year of the French Republic, it was commonplace to compare the nascent government to “those days that can be called the true golden age,” a time “when each nation determined on its ... More


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