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Activists in Their Forties

Rachel F. Seidman

in Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of the U.S. Women's Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653082
eISBN:
9781469653105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653082.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The seven women in this section were born between 1966 and 1976, at the height of the burgeoning feminist movement. They discuss not only the impact of feminism on their own lives, but on their ... More


The Theology of Archetypes in “Taras Bul'ba”

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the theology of archetypes in Nikolai Gogol's “Taras Bul'ba.” It suggests that the character of Taras represents both faces of the “the Jews'” archetype of the Wise Old Man, and ... More


The Temptation of Taras

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyses the temptation experienced by the character of Taras in Nikolai Gogol's “Taras Bul'ba.” It suggests that Taras's journey through temptation parallels the crusade of the ... More


Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

J.S. Grewal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This is the first comprehensive study of Master Tara Singh (1885–1967), placed in the wider context of Indian history. It is based on a large volume and variety of source materials in English and ... 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


The Trauma of Partition: Meghe Dhaka Tara (The Cloud Capped Star, 1960, Dir. Ritwik Ghatak)

Omar Ahmed

in Studying Indian Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733681
eISBN:
9781800342088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733681.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter shifts the focus to Indian art cinema with the Marxist work of Bengali director and iconoclast Ritwik Ghatak. The impressive Meghe Dhaka Tara (The Cloud Capped Star, 1960) is his ... More


Coda: New Directions: Jatinder Verma and Tara Arts

Justine McConnell

in Black Odysseys: The Homeric Odyssey in the African Diaspora since 1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199605002
eISBN:
9780191751226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605002.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter concentrates on the cross-cultural work of theatre director Jatinder Verma, whose theatre company Tara Arts was founded in the 1970s to ‘achieve presence’ in the midst of the strife ... More


Genealogies of the Folk Concept in Colonial Uttarakhand

Stefan Fiol

in Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041204
eISBN:
9780252099786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041204.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, indigenous and British colonial elites gathered local knowledge from low-status (Shilpkar) performers and inscribed this knowledge within the ... More


Introduction: Historiographical Legacy and Our Approach

J.S. Grewal

in Master Tara Singh in Indian History: Colonialism, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sikh Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199467099
eISBN:
9780199089840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199467099.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Master Tara Singh became a subject of study in his lifetime. A wide range of historical writing on Master Tara Singh has been produced in Punjabi and English in the past three quarters of a century, ... More


“Taras Bul'ba” in Context

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the character of Iankel in Russian author Nikolai Gogol's romanticized historical novella “Taras Bul'ba.” It suggests that Iankel became the main reference point for the ... More


The Opponent

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the opponents or protagonists in Nikolai Gogol's “Taras Bul'ba,” discusses Gogol's depiction of the Jews in effeminate dresses, and highlights the fact that the Catholic clergy ... More


The Eschatology of “Taras Bul'ba”

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the eschatology of Nikolai Gogol's “Taras Bul'ba.” It suggests that the Cossack crusade in this novella must be measured by its spiritual rather than military triumph and ... More


The Helper

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the role of the Jewish character of Iankel as a helper-figure in Nikolai Gogol's “Taras Bul'ba.” It explains the archetypal conception of “the Jews” as keepers of knowledge and ... More


Ivan Turgenev's Crime and Punishment

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the depiction of crime and punishment in Ivan Turgenev's “Zhid.” It suggests that Turgenev was able to handle his racy subject by assigning blame to the greedy and immoral ... More


Introduction

in The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759526
eISBN:
9780804769853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759526.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, to explore the Jewish stereotype in the works of three prominent Russian writers of the nineteenth century—Nikolai Gogol's Taras Bulba, ... More


Notes from the House of the Dead: The Other Isay Fomich: Subversion and the Revenge of the Stereotype

in The Ridiculous Jew: The Exploitation and Transformation of a Stereotype in Gogol, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759526
eISBN:
9780804769853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759526.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter argues that the text of Notes from the House of the Dead does not completely enclose Isay Fomich, inextricably tying him to the ridiculous role for which he was ostensibly conceived; but ... More


Where Are the Peanut Butters of Yesteryear?

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0019
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines peanut butter brands which have disappeared from the U.S. market. The varieties of peanut butter available have expanded in recent years, but the peanut butter industry, like ... More


Italy

Christopher de Lisle

in Agathokles of Syracuse: Sicilian Tyrant and Hellenistic King

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198861720
eISBN:
9780191894343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861720.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The nature of the source material means that our understanding of Agathokles’ activities in Italy will always be patchy. This chapter reconstructs the course of events in the region during his reign ... More


Gone with the Wind, Part IIThe Music of “Max Steiner and Co.”

Nathan Platte

in Making Music in Selznick's Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371112
eISBN:
9780199371136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371112.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

References to the music of Gone with the Wind usually acknowledge two facets: the use of Civil War melodies and the reliance upon recurring themes, particularly the inevitably “swelling” Tara theme. ... More


Continuity and Change in the Third Century

Mark R. Thatcher

in The Politics of Identity in Greek Sicily and Southern Italy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197586440
eISBN:
9780197586471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197586440.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter uses two case studies to explore how identities both changed and stayed the same under the changing conditions of the Hellenistic period. First, in southern Italy, Hellenic identity ... More


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