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Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Harlow Robinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book tells the remarkable personal and professional story of Lewis Milestone (1895-1980), one of the most prolific, creative and respected film directors of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Among his ... More


Autobiografiction: Stephen Reynolds and A. C. Benson 1

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter develops the preceding one's account of autobiographical writing which swerves into fiction. It explores the hybrid form identified in Stephen Reynolds's 1906 essay ‘Autobiografiction.’ ... More


The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Rachel Sykes

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What does it mean to describe a novel as ‘quiet’? The quiet contemporary American novel defines the term as an aesthetic of narrative that is driven by reflective principles. While, at first ... More


John Ford

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0026
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks speaks his admiration for John Ford and his work and talks about their friendship. He discusses the similarities and differences in their directing styles, and recounts their last visit before ... More


Childhood

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kierkegaard's perspectives on his own childhood. It first describes a document authored by Kierkegaard which contains a review of the first twenty-six years of his life, though ... More


“The Curious Christmas Truce”: The First World War and the Christmas Truce, 1920–1959

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Works from the interwar and immediate post–World War II period, when everyone in Britain was supposed to be thoroughly disillusioned with the conflict, demonstrate that in fact the narrative of the ... More


Introduction

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction explores reasons for the relative scholarly neglect of Lewis Milestone and his films: his diverse body of work, his troubles during the Blacklist period, the serious nature of most ... More


“The Greatest Picture Ever Made”

Harlow Robinson

in Lewis Milestone: Life and Films

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178332
eISBN:
9780813178349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178332.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The subject of this chapter is the Oscar-winning film All Quiet on the Western Front. After discussion of why the Laemmle family’s Universal Studios wanted to make film of Erich Maria Remarque’s ... More


Current Chronicle: Molchanov's The Dawns are Quiet Here

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/9780520249790.003.0034
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the esthetics in Soviet operas, with particular emphasis on Kirill Molchanov's Zori zdes' tikhiye (The Dawns Are Quiet Here). The American première of The Dawns Are Quiet Here ... More


The Sacrificial Logic of the Asian Cold War: Greene’s The Quiet American and McCarthy’s The Seventeenth Degree

Adam Piette

in The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at the Asian Cold War. It studies Graham Greene's The Quiet American, which is often praised for its insight into the American involvement in Indochina. It also considers ... More


Transcendental Meditation: From Malnak v. Yogi to Quiet Time

Candy Gunther Brown

in Debating Yoga and Mindfulness in Public Schools: Reforming Secular Education or Reestablishing Religion?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648484
eISBN:
9781469648507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648484.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 2 examines Malnak v. Yogi(1979), the first federal appellate case to scrutinize under the Establishment Clause meditation practices from a religion other than Christianity. Malnak found that ... More


Montreal in the Twentieth Century: Trajectories of a City under Strains

Michèle Dagenais

in New World Cities: Challenges of Urbanization and Globalization in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648750
eISBN:
9781469648774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648750.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Montreal began the twentieth century as Canada’s primary city, its major port with an emerging industrial sector, ruled by an Anglophone Protestant elite while populated by a Francophone Catholic ... More


Did Mikhail Sholokhov Write The Quiet Don?

Donald Ostrowski (ed.)

in Who Wrote That?: Authorship Controversies from Moses to Sholokhov

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749704
eISBN:
9781501749728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749704.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the novel “The Quiet Don” and the controversy over its authorship. It briefly recounts some of the relevant events of World War I, the Russian Revolution of 1917, and the ... More


It’s Whose Thing?: The Isley Brothers and Rhythm and Blues

Eric Weisbard

in Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226896168
eISBN:
9780226194370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194370.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

From their first hit, “Shout,” in 1959, to their number one album Body Kiss in 2003, the Isley Brothers were a constant presence in pop music. Yet their career contains two divergent narratives: a ... More


Introduction: Arriving at Quiet

Shari Goldberg

in Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254774
eISBN:
9780823261055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254774.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introduction establishes how a quieter conception of testimony emerges from nineteenth-century American literature, how it reorients the terms through which scholars assess the significance of ... More


Iconoclastic Unmaking: The Quiet Revolution’s Aesthetic Revolt (1959–69)

Geneviève Zubrzycki

in Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226391540
eISBN:
9780226391717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226391717.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 analyzes debates about the traditional representation of the Saint and the parades in his honor. As the site of performance and subversion of an established national narrative embodied in ... More


What Does a Dance Filmmaker See?

Adam Roberts

in Cinematic Intermediality: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446341
eISBN:
9781474495233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446341.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, filmmaker Adam Roberts discusses three of his films, Hands (1995), blue yellow (1995) and Pieces of the Quiet Dance (2006). Meditating on the intimate relationship between the ... More


The quiet novel

Rachel Sykes

in The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter maps the neglected history of quiet fictions and speculates about the potentiality of quiet as a literary aesthetic. It argues that the introvert was a disruptive presence in many ... More


‘9/11’ and the noise of contemporary fiction

Rachel Sykes

in The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter engages with the problem of ‘event’ as a noisy narrative device and discusses the opposition of quiet texts to narratives written in the aftermath of 11 September 2001, an event that ... More


Quiet in time and narrative

Rachel Sykes

in The Quiet Contemporary American Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526108876
eISBN:
9781526132444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108876.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the subjective depictions of temporality portrayed in the fiction of Marilynne Robinson and Paul Harding. Examining the discrepancy between the prize-winning success of quiet ... More


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