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Michael G. Titelbaum

in Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658305
eISBN:
9780191748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658305.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explains how to apply the Certainty-Loss Framework (CLF) to stories involving self-locating belief and context-sensitivity. This formal modeling framework and its distinctive updating ... More


“You Will Never Awaken Because the Story You Were In No Longer Exists”: Coover, Postmodernism, and the End of An Era

Armando Maggi

in Preserving the Spell: Basile's "The Tale of Tales" and Its Afterlife in the Fairy-Tale Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226242965
eISBN:
9780226243016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243016.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the post-modern interpretation of fairy tales with a special focus on Robert Coover’s numerous books on this subject. In Coover’s works, Sleeping Beauty is the most recurrent ... More


When Beauties Disagree: Why Halfers Should Affirm Robust Perspectivalism

John Pittard

in Oxford Studies in Epistemology Volume 5

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198722762
eISBN:
9780191794087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722762.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents a variant of the “Sleeping Beauty” case that shows that those who are “halfers” with respect to the original Sleeping Beauty problem are committed to holding that rationality ... More


Bringing Beauty Back

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter recounts the effect and influence that Sleeping Beauty would create during its production in 1890, and then reviews how its revival in 1999 was received by the ballet public, ... More


Locating Ourselves in the World

Robert C. Stalnaker

in Our Knowledge of the Internal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199545995
eISBN:
9780191719929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545995.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops and defends a new account of essentially indexical, de se, or self-locating belief with the aim of using it in later chapters to clarify the analogy between self-locating ... More


Legends of Sleeping Beauty (What Becomes a Legend Most?)

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the mythology and legends that surrounded the ballet of Sleeping Beauty. One criticism of the ballet would remain as relevant in 1999 as it was in 1890, whereby the ballet was ... More


Achieving Symphonism (The Soviet Ballet in Theory)

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores how Sleeping Beauty marked the creative apogee of nineteenth-century Russian ballet, particularly how it started the movement toward more progressive forms of ballet. ... More


Disney Animated Features 1955–1961

James Bohn

in Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

The era from 1955 through 1961 was an era of great expansion for the Disney Studio, which had expanded their efforts in live-action film, as well as branched out into television and theme parks. This ... More


Genre Trouble

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter introduces the problems of genre that the ballet production of Sleeping Beauty encountered after its premiere in 1890. What would become the quintessence of late nineteenth-century ... More


Red Auroras (The Soviet Ballet in Practice)

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter tracks the history of the modernization of ballet from its Imperial roots. The conservatism of Soviet arts bureaucrats guaranteed the survival of Sleeping Beauty, and also explored the ... More


Tchaikovsky

Roland John Wiley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A giant in the pantheon of nineteenth-century composers, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From The Nutcracker—arguably the most popular ballet currently on the ... More


1889–1893

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the last five years of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's life, celebrity obscured his real preoccupations, the most important of which was his muse, the ability to compose. His accomplishment in those ... More


The Music of 1889–1893

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The major work of 1889 was The Sleeping Beauty, op. 66, which originated in the proposal three years before for a ballet on the story of Undine. The orchestral score was first typeset in the ... More


Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Tim Scholl

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In 1999 the Maryinsky (formerly Kirov) Ballet and Theater in St. Petersburg re-created its 1890 production of Sleeping Beauty. The revival showed the classic work in its original sets and costumes ... More


New Heroines in Old Skins: Fairy Tale Revisions in Young Adult Dystopian Literature

Jill Coste

in Beyond the Blockbusters: Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827135
eISBN:
9781496827180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827135.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines three Sleeping Beauty retellings to illustrate the way dystopian scenarios complicate traditional fairy tale tropes. Dystopian literature and fairy tale retellings often feature ... More


Big Music, Big Dance

Nadine Meisner

in Marius Petipa: The Emperor's Ballet Master

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190659295
eISBN:
9780190659325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659295.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter deals with the Tchaikovsky and Glazunov collaborations and the late-flowering of Petipa’s genius, facilitated by Ivan Vsevolozhsky. At the age of seventy-two, Petipa created his greatest ... More


“Now I know that it was really real.”: Ruth Sefarbi

Sharon Skeel

in Catherine Littlefield: A Life in Dance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190654542
eISBN:
9780190654573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190654542.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

Catherine premieres the first full-length, full-scale Sleeping Beauty in the United States in February 1937. Agent Arnold Meckel invites the Philadelphia Ballet to tour Europe in the spring. In ... More


My Mother Disappears

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya recounts how her mother suffered after her father's arrest. Maya continued to attend ballet school, performing on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater. She attended all ... More


Finding Herself

Joel Lobenthal

in Alla Osipenko: Beauty and Subversion in Soviet Ballet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190253707
eISBN:
9780190253745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253707.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

Returning from her injury, Osipenko made her debut in Swan Lake, a ballet with which she was identified for the next twenty years. This was followed by a breakthrough performance in Boris Fenster’s ... More


Sidelined

Joel Lobenthal

in Alla Osipenko: Beauty and Subversion in Soviet Ballet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190253707
eISBN:
9780190253745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253707.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

At nineteen, Osipenko was chosen to dance the leading role of the Lilac Fairy in a new production of The Sleeping Beauty staged by new Kirov artistic director Konstantin Sergeyev. The author compares ... More


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