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Broadcast Yourself: The Confessional Performance of Reality TV

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter argues that reality TV is inherently confessional—and quite aware of being so. Against a scholarly tradition of seeing fly-on-the-wall “surveillance” footage as the genre’s defining ... More


What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Patrick Crowley and Shirley Jordan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapters in this book respond to important questions about the formal properties of French literary texts and the agency of form. A central feature of twentieth- and twenty-first century French ... More


What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st-century French Literature and Thought

Patrick Crowley and Shirley Jordan (eds)

in What Forms Can Do: The Work of Form in 20th- and 21st- Century French Literature and Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620658
eISBN:
9781789623918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620658.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introduction provides a context for the volume by opening up the question of the agency of form and the work it accomplishes in a range of texts — including fiction, life-writing, poetry and ... More


“The Words to Say It”: Using Flannery O’Connor to Reconsider Lacan

Doreen Fowler

in Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Doreen Fowler takes a new approach to O’Connor by showing how her fiction both anticipates and revises the work of Jacques Lacan. Though others have used Lacan to read O’Connor’s fiction, this ... More


“America Ain't What's Wrong with the World”: Ben Wattenberg, the Vital Center; and Neoconservatism's Liberal Roots

Jeffrey Bloodworth

in Losing the Center: The Decline of American Liberalism, 1968–1992

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142296
eISBN:
9780813142326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142296.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

By 1980, Daniel Patrick Moynihan admitted the Republicans had become the “party of ideas.” This turnabout occurred largely because a cadre of key policy intellectuals, the so-called neoconservatives, ... More


Drama, Theater, and Gesture in the Operas of Sergei Prokofiev

Christina Guillaumier

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/9780190670764.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores Prokofiev’s processes, compositional strategies, and theatrical instinct as evident in his operatic works. Each of the eight operas discussed tells a different story about ... More


Time Marches On

Stephen A. Crist

in Dave Brubeck's Time Out

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190217716
eISBN:
9780190217754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190217716.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter first picks up and develops three strands in Dave Brubeck’s biography, which were introduced in the opening chapters of the book: the Quartet’s work with Leonard Bernstein and the New ... More


From Film Score to Art Music and Back: Prokofiev’s Film Music in the Context of Text-Based Genres

Julia Khait

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/9780190670764.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Sergei Prokofiev was one of a few composers who worked equally successfully in the fields of film music and art music. His scores for Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible are as significant for the ... More


Onto the World Stage

Stephen A. Crist

in Dave Brubeck's Time Out

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190217716
eISBN:
9780190217754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190217716.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter concerns the internationalization of the Dave Brubeck Quartet. After several years of preliminary discussions, in 1958 the group finally traveled abroad for the first time, on a ... More


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