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Jimmie Rodgers and the Hillbilly Yodel

Timothy E. Wise

in Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805805
eISBN:
9781496805843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805805.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a musicological analysis of the yodeling of Jimmie Rodgers, the so-called Father of Country Music. It categorizes his yodeling styles and melodies into various types, labeled ... More


A Short Introduction to Empirical Dream Research: History, Methodology, and Changing Theoretical Conceptions

Jennifer M. Windt

in Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter provides a general introduction to historical and contemporary dream research, including the main findings on the relationship between REM sleep and dreaming, the most important theories ... More


Bogart and The Big Sleep

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/9780813142623.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Hawk’s experiences working with Humphrey Bogart, specifically on the film The Big Sleep. Hawks describes the successful chemistry that continued between Bacall and Bogart, and ... More


Critics

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/9780813142623.003.0034
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks reflects on the critical reception of his films and addresses the interpretations that many critics project on his work. He recalls a press conference concerning the film The Big Sleep and ... More


The Work of Sleep: Insomnia and Discipline in Ford and Sassoon

Sarah Kingston

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the function of sleep habits and insomnia in Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End and Siegfried Sassoon's Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, arguing that insomnia is an embodiment of the ... More


Hysteria, Epilepsy, and ‘The Pains of Sleep’ (1803)

NEIL VICKERS

in Coleridge and the Doctors: 1795-1806

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271177
eISBN:
9780191709647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271177.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers Coleridge's worries about his condition and about his reliance on opiates. It argues that he was concerned that his condition was assuming some characteristics of hysteria and ... More


Michel Gondry

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with filmmaker Michel Gondry. His films include Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), a second collaboration with screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. The film ... More


The Methodological Background Assumptions of Scientific Dream Research

Jennifer M. Windt

in Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter discusses the methodological background assumptions of scientific dream research. These are laboratory studies of sleep and dreaming; neuroimaging of sleep; the analysis of dream reports ... More


The Soldier’s Rest

Jonathan W. White

in Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Campaigning and fighting during the Civil War caused Union and Confederate soldiers to lose a tremendous amount of sleep. Battle, weather, animals, noises, drill, and rolicking comrades all conspired ... More


Shakespeare on Film, 1930–90

Anne-Marie Costantini-Cornède

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter describes the Shakespearean filmmaking during the period 1930–90. The notable auteur figures include Akira Kurosawa, Laurence Olivier and Orson Welles, and the types of film mentions for ... More


Cannabinoids and Emotional Regulation

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Marijuana is often used for relaxation, therefore, it is not surprising that the endocannabinoid system is critically involved in the regulation of emotion, anxiety and mood. In preclinical animal ... More


Hawks on Hawks

Joseph McBride

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Howard Hawks (1896–1977) is the most versatile of all the great American directors, having worked with equal ease and brilliance in screwball comedies, Westerns, gangster movies, musicals, and ... More


Microelectrode Studies of Human Sleep

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Sleep is a fundamental behavior that affects cognition, mood, health, and consciousness, but the mechanisms mediating the interplay between sleep and cognition remain unclear. Microelectrode sleep ... More


Betzy Bromberg

Scott MacDonald

in The Sublimity of Document: Cinema as Diorama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190052126
eISBN:
9780190052164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052126.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Following a transformative experience while filming in the catacombs in Paris, Betzy Bromberg radically changed her approach to filmmaking, and in recent years has produced feature-length, 16mm films ... More


Aristotle on Foresight through Dreams

Peter T. Struck

in Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169392
eISBN:
9781400881116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169392.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter examines Aristotle's thoughts on divination. As with Plato, his most detailed thinking on divination centres on dreams. He positions noncoincidental prescient dreams as examples of ... More


Roots, Routes, and Returns: Caryl Phillips’s, Cecil Foster’s, and Edwidge Danticat’s Caribbean Returnees

Tuire Valkeakari

in Precarious Passages: The Diasporic Imagination in Contemporary Black Anglophone Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062471
eISBN:
9780813051963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062471.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines Caryl Phillips’s, Cecil Foster’s, and Edwidge Danticat’s depictions of contemporary African Caribbean encounters with the United States and Canada, with a particular focus on ... More


Disappearing Acts

Alan M. Wald

in Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald.9
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter, which discusses the pattern of quiet departures from the Communist movement and the cessation of writing by promising writers, notes that the year 1934 has a peculiar prominence due to ... More


Orientalism, Modernism, and Gender in Edith Wharton’s Late Novels

Margaret A. Toth

in Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Given the excellent scholarship on Edith Wharton and race appearing in the last two decades, surprisingly little critical attention has been given to a racial discourse that pervades much of ... More


Life Never Let Up: Review of Call It Sleep {1964}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1964 review of Call It Sleep, a novel by Henry Roth that chronicles the experiences of a young boy growing up in the Jewish immigrant ghetto of New York's Lower ... More


W. B. Yeats, Dream, Vision, and the Dead

Neil Mann

in Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954255
eISBN:
9781786944160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954255.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay examines the role that dream and vision play in Yeats’s creative life and thought. It considers early Theosophical influences on his approach to the nature of dreams, and how the ... More


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