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Becoming Otherwise: The Transformative Encounterin Ananda Devi’s Writing

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter investigates the concept of becoming otherwise in Ananda Devi’s writing as a form of resistance to socio-cultural hierarchies of difference in Indo-Mauritian and Indian contexts. The ... More


Kepler and the Song of the Earth

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Johannes Kepler, more than anyone, incorporated music into the foundations of his innovative astronomy. This chapter relates his interest in musical practice to his novel approach to its theory, ... More


The Shape of the Jewel: Polyphony, Polyrhythms, and Musical Structure in

Andrei Molotiu

in The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are Not So Clear

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807267
eISBN:
9781496807304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter takes Hergé’s most celebrated volume and considers it through terms borrowed from the study of music. By using theoretical structures previously applied to, for example, Mozart, the ... More


‘Representing by Means of Scenes’: Translating Voices

Claire Davison

in Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looking at the treatment of voice in the translations, conceptualising translation as a form of ventriloquism or theatrical re-enactment of a text. It picks out examples of comic mimicry ... More


‘Sprinkled Among your Ears’: Ben Jonson, John Marston and the Cultivation of the Listening Connoisseur

Allison K. Deutermann

in Listening for Theatrical Form in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411264
eISBN:
9781474422154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411264.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that Ben Jonson, John Marston, and others positioned city comedy as a sophisticated sonic alternative to the booming (in every sense) revenge plays of the 1580s and 90s. To hear ... More


Conclusion

Benjamin R. Levy

in Metamorphosis in Music: The Compositions of György Ligeti in the 1950s and 1960s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780199381999
eISBN:
9780199382019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199381999.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In lectures and essays, Ligeti stressed the role of memory and historical conditioning in the conception of form and meaning in music. His sketches frequently mention music from Couperin to Mahler as ... More


Musical Development Assisted by Technology

Peter Townsend

in The Evolution of Music through Culture and Science

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848400
eISBN:
9780191882968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848400.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

In Europe, the first millennium life and music were tightly controlled by religion. Instruments were limited, with major differences between folk music for the masses, the aristocracy, and the ... More


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