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Classical Music and the Subject of Modernity1: ASPECTS OF ART LECTURE

JOHN BUTT

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0016
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about classical music and modernity delivered by the author at the 2007 Aspects of Art Lecture held at the British Academy. It discusses the development ... More


Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

W. Anthony Sheppard

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book explores ritualized performance in twentieth-century music, uncovering the range of political, didactic, and aesthetic intents that inspired the creators of modernist music theater. The ... More


Introduction

Selwyn R. Cudjoe

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter first sketches the life and work of Albert Raymond Forbes Webber, one the Guyana’s most brilliant statesmen, and then sets out the book’s purpose, which is to recover ... More


Those that be in Bondage

A. R. F. Webber

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter traces the development of Webber’s literary career, which began with poetry writing. Webber’s first known poems were “What of a Night,”“Wisdom Cometh in the Morning,” and “The Jealous ... More


The Private Thoughts of a Political Man: The Making of A. R. F. Webber, 1917–19

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on Webber’s collection of poetry, Glints from an Anvil: Being Lines of Song, published in 1919. The seventeen poems contained in Glints, written between 1915 and 1918, reflect ... More


Webber’s Entrance to the Political Arena, 1919–21

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes notable events in Webber’s life from 1919–21. In 1919 Webber was appointed editor of the Daily Chronicle, and held the position until 1925, when the newspaper went into ... More


Webber’s Political Ascendancy, 1921–25

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes notable events in Webber’s life from 1921–25. By 1925 Webber had become the acknowledged leader and champion of the Afro-Guyanese and East Indian peoples. From being considered ... More


The Constitutional Crisis: The Bullet or the Ballot

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s activities in London as one of Guyana’s delegates to the West Indian Conference organized by the Colonial Office from May 13 to June 5, 1926. The conference marked the ... More


Webber’s Leadership, the Popular Party, and the ConstitutionaL Crisis, 1926–27

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes notable events from 1926–27. These include the advent of a new era in Guyana politics in 1926; Webber’s continued battle against the Colonial Office and the government; the ... More


Webber: A Traveling Man

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s travels abroad, which include his trips to London to protest the proposed changes in British Guiana’s constitution. Webber wrote nine sketches about his visits, called ... More


The Quest for Self-Government

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the continued struggle for self-government. The discussions include Webber’s participation in the quest for self-government in British Guiana and the creation of a West Indies ... More


The Sugar Crisis, Constitutional Reform, and the White Man’S Burden

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the impact of the Great Sugar Depression of 1929 on the Guyanese and West Indian peoples. Webber attributed the country’s economic decline to the crushing debt that the colony ... More


Exploring New Worlds

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s “Exploring Unbroken British Guiana,” a series of six articles that appeared in the New Daily Chronicle between March 29 and May 2, 1930 and which demonstrated his love ... More


Patriot and Businessman

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes notable events in Webber’s life in 1930. These include Webber’s preparation for the September elections; his radio address to members of the International Shortwave Club in ... More


Webber: A Keynesian

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0013
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s activities following his reelection. These include his introduction of a workmen’s compensation act; his call for prison reform; his concern about the Newspaper ... More


Colonies in Search of a Nation

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0014
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s activities in 1931. These include his return to the Daily Chronicle; his participation in the celebration of the centenary of the union of Guyana’s three former ... More


Going Down With His Colors Flying

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0015
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes Webber’s legislative activities. These include his continued opposition to the 1928 constitution; his opposition to a proposed tax on wireless sets and a fee for outpatients at ... More


Ideology, Race, Celebrity

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0016
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter reviews Webber’s political activities. It also examines the allegation that Webber identified and associated himself primarily with the colored middle stratum of his society, even as he ... More


A Devoted West Indian Son

Chris Goertzen

in Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731064
eISBN:
9781604733327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.003.0017
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes events following Webber’s death on 29 June 1932 at the age of fifty-two. Pandemonium almost broke out in Georgetown as Webber was laid to rest in a tomb at Le Repentir Cemetery ... More


Parallel Lines

Max Hirsh

in Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816696093
eISBN:
9781452955148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696093.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The first chapter of the book focuses on the construction of a railway corridor built in the 1990s to connect Hong Kong's airport to its downtown. It contrasts the normative projections that informed ... More


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