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Leopold Kozłowski: 26 November 1918‒12 March 2019

Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 32: Jews and Music-Making in the Polish Lands

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781906764739
eISBN:
9781800343306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764739.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers an obituary for Leopold Kozłowski. It describes Leopold as the last klezmer, who died at the venerable age of 100 on 12 March. It recalls how Leopold spent several months in the ... More


“The Hero Is Us”: Representations of Germany since the 1960s

Brian C. Etheridge

in Enemies To Allies: Cold War Germany and American Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166407
eISBN:
9780813166636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166407.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter observes how the first two decades of the postwar period established patterns for understanding Germany and Germanness that endured for the rest of the twentieth century. As the Berlin ... More


In Search of Goodness

Ruth W. Grant (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does a good life look like? How do people become good? Are there multiple, competing possibilities for what counts as a good life, all equally worthy? Or, is there a unified and transcendent ... More


Re‐examining Lindeman's Law

Peter Barber

in Laws and Rules in Indo‐European

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199609925
eISBN:
9780191741579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609925.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this chapter the evidence for a rule of Vedic and Indo-European Phonology is examined from a fresh perspective. Lindeman’s Law proposes that monosyllabic words with an initial Cy- or Cv- cluster ... More


California Modern as Immigrant Modernism: Architects Richard Neutra and Rudolph M. Schindler

Ehrhard Bahr

in Weimar on the Pacific: German Exile Culture in Los Angeles and the Crisis of Modernism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251281
eISBN:
9780520933804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251281.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between the 1930s and 1940s, immigrant modernism and exile modernism overlapped in Southern California. The representatives of immigrant modernism had arrived there during the 1920s. Many of them ... More


Hearing Cycles

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/9780520249790.003.0032
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter tries to express the Essays Before a Sonata in terms of music. The value of anything, material, moral, intellectual, or spiritual, is usually expressed in terms other than music. Charles ... More


Sunbelt Jews Natives and Newcomers 1968–2009

Leonard Rogoff

in Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833759
eISBN:
9781469604138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895993_rogoff.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the time when Judith Schindler left New York for Charlotte in 1998. Judith confessed the move “was a leap of faith,” like getting married or becoming a rabbi. Three years ... More


The Conflagration of Community: Fiction before and after Auschwitz

J. Hillis Miller

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226527215
eISBN:
9780226527239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226527239.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

“After Auschwitz to write even a single poem is barbaric.” This book challenges Theodor Adorno’s famous statement about aesthetic production after the Holocaust, arguing for the possibility of ... More


Three Novels about the Shoah

J. Hillis Miller

in The Conflagration of Community: Fiction before and after Auschwitz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226527215
eISBN:
9780226527239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226527239.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Thomas Keneally’s Schindler’s List, Ian McEwan’s Black Dogs, and Art Spiegelman’s Maus: A Survivor’s Tale are all discussed in this chapter in relation to the Shoah. It begins with the intended ... More


Phonological and Morphological Interaction in Proto-Indo-European Accentuation

Rolf Noyer

in Distributed Morphology Today: Morphemes for Morris Halle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019675
eISBN:
9780262314572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019675.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The reconstruction of the grammar of word accentuation in Proto-Indo-European (PIE) has for years been a central topic in historical linguistics, as well as the focus of a number of studies within ... More


The Holocaust's Life as a Ghost

Zygmunt Bauman

in Social Theory after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239659.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter contains an essay by Zygmunt Bauman that describes the world we live in as a ‘haunted house’ where the ‘ghosts’ are the social repercussions of the Holocausts which continues to haunt ... More


Eradicating Evil: Levinas, Judaism and the Holocaust

Victor J. Seidler

in Social Theory after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239659.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter contains an essay by Victor J. Seidler that discusses modernity and Jewishness. Seidler uses Kantian and Durkheimian tradition, references to Levinas and Bauman, and other relevant ... More


History Lessons: What Audiences (Could) Learn about Genocide from Historical Dramas

Shohini Chaudhuri

in Cinema of the Dark Side: Atrocity and the Ethics of Film Spectatorship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748642632
eISBN:
9781474408554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642632.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Many people derive their historical knowledge from movies. This chapter addresses this issue through a discussion of fictional films about the Holocaust and the Rwandan genocide. Historical dramas ... More


Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Peter Barber

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is an investigation of how semivowels were realised in Indo-European and in early Greek. More specifically, it examines the extent to which Indo-European *i and *y were independent ... More


A Singer-Composer Learns His Craft: “Passionate sincerity and harmonic richness”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines Harry T. Burleigh's work as a composer during the period 1896–1913. Burleigh's 200-plus vocal and instrumental works brought him national and international renown in the first ... More


Sievers’ Law: Gothic and Vedic

P. J. Barber

in Sievers' Law and the History of Semivowel Syllabicity in Indo-European and Ancient Greek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199680504
eISBN:
9780191760525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680504.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 discusses the Germanic and Vedic evidence for Sievers’ Law in considerable detail. This chapter is situated in Part One (Evidence for Sievers’ Law and the Possibility of Inheritance) the ... More


Are Moral Conversions Possible?

David B. Wong

in In Search of Goodness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter investigates in detail three exemplary cases: the fictional Stasi agent who is the protagonist of the film The Lives of Others; Oskar Schindler; and C. P. Ellis, who left the Klan and ... More


To Stem a Rising Tide: Interfaith Marriage and Religious Institutions

Samira K. Mehta

in Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter one analyses institutional responses to interfaith marriage, looking closely at the responses of Reform Judaism, the American Catholic Church, and the Protestant mainline. It reveals that ... More


Ludwig van Beethoven – Symphony no. 9

Dennis Shrock

in Choral Monuments: Studies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190469023
eISBN:
9780190469061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469023.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter 6 begins with an Introduction that discusses the exceptional popularity of Beethoven’s final symphony. An historical overview of all nine symphonies follows, with emphasis on unique ... More


Soil Particle Surface Charge

Garrison Sposito

in The Chemistry of Soils

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190630881
eISBN:
9780197559710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630881.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Structural charge arises on the surfaces of soil mineral particles in which either cation vacancies or isomorphic substitutions of cations by cations of lower valence occur. The principal minerals ... More


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