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On the American Stage

Sarah Morelli

in A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter situates Pandit Chitresh Das’s work within the history of first-generation Indian Americans and other South Asian culture bearers who helped influence US attitudes toward India’s culture ... More


Vadim Abdrashitov and Alexander Mindadze’s The Train Stopped (1982): Film as a Metaphor for Consciousness

Alyssa DeBlasio

in The Filmmaker's Philosopher: Merab Mamardashvili and Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444484
eISBN:
9781474476638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444484.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Most of Mamardashvili’s direct commentary on film comes from “The Aesthetics of Thinking,” a lecture series he delivered to students at Tbilisi State University during the 1986–7 academic year. Most ... More


Gilbert “Broncho Billy” Anderson

Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer

in Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174497
eISBN:
9780231850797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174497.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the role played by Gilbert M. Anderson in the development of Chicago's film industry by helping to turn motion pictures from a vaudeville novelty into an artistic medium that ... More


Bollywood on the Train

Marian Aguiar

in Tracking Modernity: India's Railway and the Culture of Mobility

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665600
eISBN:
9781452946429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665600.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the genre of Indian cinema. It describes Hindi action films such as Sholay, Coolie, and The Burning Train, which construct a rebellious masculinity through images of railway ... More


Train Wrecks

Nat Segaloff

in Arthur Penn: American Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129761
eISBN:
9780813135502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129761.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hollywood was dying by the time Penn decided to return there as the Founding Moguls had already been forgotten. Also, their studios were absorbed into conglomerates that perceived these not as ... More


A Country for Old Men: The South of Clyde Edgerton’s Early Novels

Robert Donahoo

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses Clyde Edgerton's early novels, whose characters define themselves and the essential nature of contemporary life in the South. If we accept Erik Bledsoe's description of the ... More


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