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Disease of the Learned

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

His precipitous abandoning of the law in the spring of 1729 gave David Hume a needed opportunity to exploit the ‘new Scene of Thought’ that had so suddenly and excitingly been opened up to his ... More


A Jamesian State: The American Scene and “the Working of Democratic Institutions”

Lisi Schoenbach

in Pragmatic Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195389845
eISBN:
9780199918393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389845.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Abstract in production.


Narrative

Gary D. Rhodes and Robert Singer

in Consuming Images: Film Art and the American Television Commercial

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460682
eISBN:
9781474481083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460682.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

To explore these issues in-depth, Chapter 2 covers narrative, specifically examining how television commercials operate in terms of Scene, Genre, Cross-Genre, and the Remake. This chapter contends ... More


The Émigré Walt Whitman: Songs of Mourning, 1943–1948

Lawrence Kramer

in Song Beyond the Nation: Translation, Transnationalism, Performance

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197267196
eISBN:
9780191953859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267196.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Musical settings of Walt Whitman’s poetry were ‘beyond the nation’ from the very beginning. The first of them was composed in 1880 by an Alsatian immigrant to the US, Frédéric Louis Ritter, and until ... More


Blowup Beijing: The City as a Twilight Zone

Paola Voci

in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028528
eISBN:
9789882207202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028528.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the Beijing of the New Documentary Movement. Its title reflects two main traits of Beijing documentaries: their tendency ... More


Distant Cousin Lewis Grassic Gibbon: A Scots Quair (Sunset Song, Cloud Howe and Grey Granite) and Scottish Scene

William K. Malcolm

in Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789620627
eISBN:
9781789629859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620627.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A quarter of this monograph is devoted to Gibbon’s masterpiece, the trilogy A Scots Quair, approached as a strategically integrated volume. This chapter places the book within its contemporary ... More


Capital Bluegrass: Hillbilly Music Meets Washington, DC

Kip Lornell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199863112
eISBN:
9780190933685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199863112.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book documents the history and development of bluegrass music in and around Washington, DC. It begins with the pre-bluegrass period of country music and ends with a description of the local ... More


Ezra Pound's American Scenes: Henry James and the Labour of Translation

Daniel Katz

in American Modernism's Expatriate Scene: The Labour of Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625260
eISBN:
9780748652006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625260.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter stresses the significance of the precedent of Henry James for Ezra Pound's own insufficiently studied attempts at auto-ethnography, and for his sense of American cultural identity. ... More


The Hotel Auteur: The Manager’s Office

Robbie Moore

in Hotel Modernity: Corporate Space in Literature and Film

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456654
eISBN:
9781399501934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456654.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter follows the rise of the hotel corporation and hotel managerialism from the turn of the twentieth century to the 1930s, through the work of Henry James (The American Scene), Arnold ... More


The Physiology of Sensation and Literary Style: Desperate Remedies and The Rescue

Hugh Epstein

in Hardy, Conrad and the Senses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474449861
eISBN:
9781474477086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474449861.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter pairs two formative, but often disregarded novels, Desperate Remedies and The Rescue, on the basis of their shared interest in sensation. Also showing that sensation is a fundamental ... More


The Ascension Scene in the Apse of the Church at Dayr Qubbat al-Hawa: A Comparative Study

Mary Kupelian

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the dominant scene that appears in the apse composition of the church of Qubbat al-Hawa at Aswan. It carefully examines this scene and compares it with similar surviving ... More


An Unlikely Bohemia

Grace Elizabeth Hale

in Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469654874
eISBN:
9781469654898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654874.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The introduction places the reader in 1980s Athens, Georgia, where young Hale lived. The author shares some of her recollections of the music scene and her ideas about a changing South. People did ... More


Hunting Divine

Grace Elizabeth Hale

in Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469654874
eISBN:
9781469654898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654874.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The conclusion offers remarks on what happened to the Athens scene, Hale, and its bands in the 1990s. The success of some bands, including R.E.M., meant locals thought they had stopped being ... More


Into the Roaring Twenties: Vanity Fair and New Yorker

Robert L. Gambone

in Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732221
eISBN:
9781604734799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732221.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter narrates George Luks’s foray into publications like Vanity Fair and New Yorker. While he was still working at the Verdict, Luks found time to undertake freelance drawings for Broadway ... More


James: Testimony without Life

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/9780823254774.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Although his tendency has not often been taken seriously, Henry James persistently portrays ordinarily inanimate entities—from hotels to corpses to candles—as speaking. This chapter argues that James ... More


Introduction: Shared-Separation (Decision, Between, Us)

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Introduction provides an overview of the entire book and each of its chapters through a theoretical articulation of the principal terms of the book's title. In the first part, the conceptual ... More


Picture this: Virginia Woolf in the British Good Housekeeping!? or Moving Picture This: Woolf’s London Essays and the Cinema

Leslie Kathleen Hankins

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter assesses the illustrations for Virginia Woolf's London Scene essays as they were first published in the British Good Housekeeping magazine, 1920–32. Are etchings, paintings, or ... More


Prologue

John Fletcher

in Freud and the Scene of Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254590
eISBN:
9780823260973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254590.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Prologue considers two cases, from Freud’s correspondence with Wilhelm Fliess, of sexual abuse and their consequent symptoms (January 24th and December 22nd 1897) on either side of his ... More


Gladsongs and Gatherings: Poetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Stephen Wade (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237273
eISBN:
9781846313196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313196
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

With the ‘Liverpool Scene’, poetry registered nationally as a popular art form arguably for the first time. Since then, poetry appears to have contracted once more to its metropolitan, literary ... More


Virginia Woolf and Aldous Huxley in Good Housekeeping Magazine

Saskia McCracken

in The Modern Short Story and Magazine Culture, 1880-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461085
eISBN:
9781474496032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461085.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

In 1931, Virginia Woolf was commissioned to write a series of six articles for Good Housekeeping, a middlebrow women’s magazine, which have typically been read by critics as five essays and a short ... More


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