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Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Regina Galasso

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The cultural production of Spanish-speaking New York is closely linked to the Caribbean and to Latin America at large, but the city also plays a pivotal role in the work of a host of authors from the ... More


The Hour of Our Death

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses death. Sudden death is the only thing to fear. Nowadays our attitude is likely to be different. Most of us would declare a preference for dropping dead in the street rather ... More


The Pilgrimage

Jan Brokken

in The Music of the Netherlands Antilles: Why Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461855
eISBN:
9781626740914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter touches upon the pilgrimage of Antillean composers to the Chopin commemoration in 1999, recapping a survey of the older generation of composers but goes on to discuss the new generation ... More


MGM and Viva Villa!

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/9780813142623.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with Hawks’ work for MGM, focusing on the film Viva Villa!. He talks about Irving Thalberg, the difficulties of filming in a violent part of Mexico, his experiences with guns, and ... More


The Trash Twin of Fifth Avenue (1990–97)

Salvatore Basile

in Fifth Avenue Famous: The Extraordinary Story of Music at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231874
eISBN:
9780823234929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231874.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Almost as quickly as the news of John Grady's death was spreading through the ranks of choir members by phone, Monsignor Dalla Villa was sitting down to an emergency meeting ... More


Case studies

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter describes five representative and well-preserved luxury villas on the bay of Naples, which date from between the end of the second century BCE and the end of the first century CE: (i) ... More


An Immense and (In)complete Democracy: A Tocquevillean Perspective on India’s Experiment with Democratic Citizenship *

Niraja Gopal Jayal

in Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077473
eISBN:
9780199081745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077473.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines India’s experience with democratic citizenship by referring to two interrelated aspects of Alexis de Tocqueville’s argument in Democracy in America. The first argument is about ... More


“Just Looks Like More of Texas Far as I’m Concerned”

W. K. Stratton

in A Uniquely American Epic: Intimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178141
eISBN:
9780813178134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

W. K. Stratton’s essay focuses on the dangerous milieu in South Texas during the period in which the action of The Wild Bunch takes place. The essay is filled with data about intimidating sheriffs, ... More


Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Macarena Gomez-Barris

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The 1973 military coup in Chile deposed the democratically elected Salvador Allende and installed a dictatorship that terrorized the country for almost twenty years. Subsequent efforts to come to ... More


The Philippine short story in English: An overview

Cristina Pantoja Hidalgo

in Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses the development of the Philippine short story in English. English was firmly established both as a medium of education and literary expression during the 1920s. There seems to ... More


Sacred Stimulus: Jerusalem in the Visual Christianization of Rome

Galit Noga-Banai

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190874650
eISBN:
9780190874681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874650.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This book is about the effect Jerusalem had on the formulation of Christian art in Rome during the fourth and fifth centuries. It deals with the visual Christianization of Rome from an almost ... More


Searching for Villa Grimaldi: Memory's Democratic Promise

Macarena Gómez-Barris

in Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255838
eISBN:
9780520942493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255838.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

On an unusually warm autumn day in 2002, about three hundred people gathered in front of a makeshift amphitheater at Villa Grimaldi Peace Park. Those involved in the vision, planning, and ... More


Archaeological Research Work

Wojciech Kołątaj, Grzegorz Majcherek, and Ewa Parandowska

in Villa of the Birds: The Excavation and Preservation of the Kom al-Dikka Mosaics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160769
eISBN:
9781936190034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160769.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Several centuries of accumulated deposits turned a certain area into a mound, which was raised and modified in the Napoleonic era when a fort was erected on the hill. The site has piqued the interest ... More


Griffith and Beyond: The Apprenticeship Years

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh's life in the early 1910s escaped being documented; the “truth” may be fiction, or it may be a story with more embellishment than fact. Christy Cabanne was making a name for himself with ... More


Introduction The Post-Identity Condition

in The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores Asian American culture and politics by focusing on the notion of identity. It considers how the critique of identity politics has reconfigured the parameters of Asian American ... More


Conclusion The Difference Asian America Makes

in The Semblance of Identity: Aesthetic Mediation in Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778701
eISBN:
9780804783705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778701.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter deals with the writings of José Garcia Villa (1908–1997), one of the most influential English-language Filipino writers of his generation. Known for his innovative poetry, prose, and ... More


The Source of an Avant-Garde Voice: Music and Photography in José Moreno Villa

Regina Galasso

in Translating New York: The City's Languages in Iberian Literatures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941121
eISBN:
9781789629354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941121.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This part studies the New York prose and poetry of José Moreno Villa, one of the most overlooked cultural figures of twentieth-century Iberian Studies. As a gateway to the context surrounding Moreno ... More


Conclusion

George W. Houston

in Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617800
eISBN:
9781469617824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617800.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the questions posed in the beginning of the book and the plausible answers to them. It presents a wide range of responses regarding this study and summarizes the important ... More


Introduction

George W. Houston

in Inside Roman Libraries: Book Collections and Their Management in Antiquity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617800
eISBN:
9781469617824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617800.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter provides an outline of how the Roman-era book collections came into existence and the factors that gave them longevity. In looking through book collections in the Roman world, the ... More


The Economies of Olynthus

Nicholas Cahill

in Household and City Organization at Olynthus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084955
eISBN:
9780300133004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084955.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses different strategies by which households acquired, stored, and used resources at Olynthus. The variety of economic strategies adopted at Olynthus and their spatial patterning ... More


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