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Susan Glaspell's Century of American Women: A Critical Interpretation of Her Work

Veronica Makowsky

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078664
eISBN:
9780199855117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078664.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

As a female writer in the shadow of the cultural nimbus generated by her male peers, and as a transcendentalist in the spirit of Emerson among modernists, Susan Glaspell has suffered from literary ... More


Making a Stand against Sterility

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on the new Transfiguration CD performed by the Smithsonian Chamber Players and conducted by the cellist Kenneth Slowik. Slowik supplements his own performance of the slow ... More


Players and Purists

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

People invest in university education in the hope that, once they graduate, they will be able to find high-paying managerial and professional jobs. Also, these graduates have to view their careers as ... More


'Swounds Revisited Theatrical, Editorial, and Literary Expurgation

GARY TAYLOR and JOHN JOWETT

in Shakespeare Reshaped, 1606-1623

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198122562
eISBN:
9780191671470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122562.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

One of the abuses of players that are considered to be the most notorious to be imposed by the English Parliament is the ‘Acte to restraine Abuses of Players’. This legislation meant that actors were ... More


Music Theater in Northern Europe

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses the work of British composers including Benjamin Britten, Peter Maxwell Davies, Harrison Birtwistle, Cornelius Cardew, Gavin Bryars, Michael Nyman, Mark-Anthony Turnage, and ... More


A People's History of Baseball

Mitchell Nathanson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036804
eISBN:
9780252093920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036804.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Baseball is much more than the national pastime. It has become an emblem of America itself. Stories abound that illustrate baseball's significance in eradicating racial barriers, bringing ... More


The Robeson Plan

Todd Decker

in Show Boat: Performing Race in an American Musical

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199759378
eISBN:
9780199979554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759378.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Paul Robeson was the primary inspiration for the song “Ol' Man River.” This chapter details Robeson's mid-Twenties career as a dramatic actor and singer of concert spirituals and describes how Kern ... More


Competition and criticism

Gilli Bush-Bailey

in Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights on the Late Stuart Stage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072505
eISBN:
9781781701935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072505.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The Patent Company was in trouble. The big names of the late Stuart stage were now to be found at Lincoln's Inn Fields rather than at Drury Lane or Dorset Gardens, and the London playgoing audience ... More


Re-forming the stage

Don Randall

in Treading the Bawds: Actresses and Playwrights on the Late Stuart Stage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072505
eISBN:
9781781701935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072505.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The season of 1697/8 marks a crucial period in theatre history and an extraordinary chapter in the history of theatre women. In no other season on the late Stuart stage were so many new plays by ... More


Dispelling the Contagious Wagnerian Mist

Richard Taruskin

in The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Roger Norrington's resistance to Richard Wagner's music who along with his London Classical Players, performed various works of Wagner such as the Rienzi Overture, the Prelude ... More


Why Is there Fiscal Capacity but Little Regulation in the US, but Regulation and Little Fiscal Capacity in Europe? The Global Financial Crisis as a Test Case

Mark Hallerberg

in Beyond the Regulatory Polity?: The European Integration of Core State Powers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199662821
eISBN:
9780191756016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662821.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter begins with a discussion of the classic theories of fiscal federalism from economics, and it compares the European Union with fiscal federalism in the United States. The US federal ... More


North (Europe) by Northwest (America)

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0037
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the discussions on the presence and future of classical Russian music in North European countries and Northwest America at the music festival and conference titled “Baltic ... More


Involving players with special needs in Games User Research

Kathrin Gerling, Conor Linehan, and Regan Mandryk

in Games User Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198794844
eISBN:
9780191836336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794844.003.0027
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

This chapter provides an overview of challenges that emerge from the involvement of players with special needs in game development, focusing on user involvement in early design stages, and challenges ... More


Ready for My Close-ups, Mr. Lasky! 1917

Michael G. Ankerich

in Mae Murray: The Girl with the Bee-Stung Lips

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136905
eISBN:
9780813141381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136905.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Mae Murray’s development as a film star. Her famous temperament comes to life and she takes more control over her films. When scenes from The Primrose Ring were edited out, ... More


Postwar Berlin

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/9780813144887.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Continuing several important events from the previous chapter, mainly Negri's unhappy marriage to Eugene Dombski and her father's complete abandonment of his family, chapter 4 spotlights the personal ... More


To Make a Humanist Black: Toni Wofford’s Howard Years

Dana A. Williams

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Acknowledging editors as “curators of culture,” this essay exams Morrison’s editorship and facilitates the unraveling of the crucial, intently politicized elements of black intellectual and cultural ... More


Seven Ages of Early Music

Nick Wilson

in The Art of Re-enchantment: Making Early Music in the Modern Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199939930
eISBN:
9780199369775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939930.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, History, Western

Chapter 2 provides a historical overview of the early music revival in Britain. Early Music’s pre-history (taking us to Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and France, in particular) is briefly ... More


Before The Pleasure Garden 1920–1925

Alain Kerzoncuf, Charles Barr, and Philip French

in Hitchcock Lost and Found: The Forgotten Films

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160825
eISBN:
9780813160870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160825.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers the five years of apprenticeship that the young Hitchcock spent working in the film industry in Britain prior to his first film as director. It constructs a detailed and coherent ... More


In Remembrance of Emmett Till

Darryl Mace

in In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813145365
eISBN:
9780813145488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145365.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 7 looks at what happened to the key actors in the Till trial, and this chapter analyzes the myriad of memorials that have sprung up to commemorate the life and death of Emmett Till. Key to ... More


Play, parts and players

Robert Shaughnessy

in As You Like It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Through close reading of the text of As You Like It, this chapter traces the early performance and publication history of the play, focusing in particular on the significance of the part system and ... More


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