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Symbolism, Modernism, or the Silver Age?

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Decadence, Neo-romanticism, Symbolism, Modernism, and the Silver Age are some of the commoner designations of the period which followed the flowering of the Realist novel in Russia. This chapter ... More


The Dismal Trade: Death, the Market, and Silver Age Superheroes

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter addresses the superheroes' experience of the “death”/resurrection cycle in serial narratives. This cycle shows that the Silver Age superhero is not only a disability disavower and ... More


Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

José Alaniz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Thing. Daredevil. Captain Marvel. The Human Fly. Drawing on DC and Marvel comics from the 1950s to the 1990s and marshaling insights from three burgeoning fields of inquiry in the ... More


The Exotic Self

David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye

in Russian Orientalism: Asia in the Russian Mind from Peter the Great to the Emigration

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110630
eISBN:
9780300162899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110630.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After the reign of Peter the Great, the East entered Russian music by way of the West. Due to the explosion of interest in folklore during the Romantic era, Europeans were encouraged to study Asian ... More


The Golden Age Rescored?: Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Thomas Heywood’s The Ages

Liz Oakley-Brown

in Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theatre

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474430067
eISBN:
9781474476973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430067.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1908, Felix Emmanuel Schelling stated that Thomas Heywood ‘sat’ with a ‘copy of the Metamorphoses on his left hand and translated it into five plays, omitting little and extenuating nothing’. ... More


Global Silver, Local Novels

Ning Ma

in The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606565
eISBN:
9780190606589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606565.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter bridges the early modern history of the global silver trade, East-West comparative sociology, theorizations of modernity, concepts of planetarity and networkedness, and theories of the ... More


Conclusion: Vital Lies, Vital Truths

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book has sought to demonstrate the centrality of death and disability in mainstream superhero comics of the so-called Silver Age and beyond, spanning the late 1950s to the early 1990s. The ... More


Philosophy of Economy: The World as Household

Sergei Bulgakov

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079906
eISBN:
9780300132854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079906.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The writings of Sergei Bulgakov (1871–1944), like those of other major social thinkers of Russia's Silver Age, were obliterated from public consciousness under Soviet rule. Discovered again after ... More


Promising the Silver Age: 1832 to 1861

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on Weimar's Silver Age between 1832 and 1861, which followed the death of Johann Wolfgang Goethe. It first looks at smaller figures who filled the space left by Goethe, ... More


Conclusion: The Provinces in the Twentieth Century

Anne Lounsbery

in Life Is Elsewhere: Symbolic Geography in the Russian Provinces, 1800-1917

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747915
eISBN:
9781501747946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747915.003.0012
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This concluding chapter looks ahead at the trope's afterlives in the twentieth century, considering briefly how Silver Age and Soviet writers made use of the geographic imaginary that they inherited. ... More


La Mancha to the Indies: The Romance and Materiality of the Empire in Don Quixote

Ning Ma

in The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606565
eISBN:
9780190606589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606565.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote in light of imperial Spain’s position in the Age of Silver. It first relates the picaresque novel Lazarillo de Tormes’s pioneering realism to ... More


The Sun-Sounding Scythian: Prokofiev’s Musical Interpretations of Russian Silver Age Poetry

Polina Dimova

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter examines the relationships between Prokofiev’s early music and the poets that inspired him. Guided by Konstantin Balmont’s poetic characterization of him in the early 1920s as a ... More


Failing the Silver Age: 1861 to 1901

Michael H. Kater

in Weimar: From Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300170566
eISBN:
9780300210101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170566.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the failure of Weimar's denizens to lift the town into a Silver Age in the second half of the nineteenth century. It first looks at some of the achievements of the period ... More


Cicero and the Silver Age

Michael Winterbottom

Antonio Stramaglia, Francesca Romana Nocchi, and Giuseppe Russo (eds)

in Papers on Quintilian and Ancient Declamation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198836056
eISBN:
9780191873423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836056.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This paper was first published in 1982. It was originally given as a contribution to one of the Entretiens Hardt held at Geneva, on the subject Éloquence et rhétorique chez Cicéron; and it is ... More


“What can We Ever have to Fear from a Blind Man?!!”: Disability, Daredevil, and Passing

Alaniz José

in Death, Disability, and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461176
eISBN:
9781626740655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461176.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Daredevil, the first Marvel Silver Age series created by writer Stan Lee, and artists Jack Kirby and Bill Everett in 1964. Daredevil tells the story of Matt Murdock who was ... More


Institutions

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the development of Russian modernism and avant-garde trends into the 1920s in relation to the new institutions of the Silver Age (1890s–1917), pausing on why the period has ... More


Out of Nagasaki: To the End of the Floating World

Ning Ma

in The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606565
eISBN:
9780190606589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606565.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter charts seventeenth-century Japan’s global relations and internal socioeconomic shifts, and analyzes in this context Ihara Saikaku’s “floating world” fiction as an expression of the ... More


Caribbean to China: Crusoe’s Two Adventures

Ning Ma

in The Age of Silver: The Rise of the Novel East and West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190606565
eISBN:
9780190606589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606565.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter argues that the novels of Daniel Defoe represent not so much an “origin” as a belated response to global early modernities, and examines in this context the neglected second half of ... More


Rethinking Prokofiev

Rita McAllister and Christina Guillaumier (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

More than sixty-five years after the composer’s death and almost thirty years since the demise of the Soviet Union, it is high time not only to take a fresh, balanced look at the output of Sergei ... More


The Notebooks of Alexander Skryabin

Simon Nicholls

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190863661
eISBN:
9780190863692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863661.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Skryabin’s life spanned the tumultuous political events and artistic developments of the end of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth but was cut short before the end of the ... More


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