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May Games and Whitsun Ales

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Commoners, unlike royalty and the aristocracy, lacked large buildings in which communal festivities could comfortably be held in bad weather. During the darker and colder seasons, it was the alehouse ... More


Outside Context Problems

Paul Kincaid

in Iain M. Banks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041013
eISBN:
9780252099564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041013.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

At the height of his career, Banks abandoned the Culture for two very different science fiction novels. Against a Dark Background presented an extreme capitalism that was a deliberate contrast to the ... More


On the Brink of a Revolution

Jean-François Blanchette

in Burdens of Proof: Cryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017510
eISBN:
9780262301565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017510.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter focuses on the 1976 publication of Whit Diffie and Martin Hellman’s “New Directions in Cryptography,” which is considers a turning point in the history of cryptographic innovation. It ... More


Adapting Dialogue and Authorial Double-voicing

Jennifer O'Meara

in Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dialogue’s association with the literary arts is a key reason why it has been historically undervalued within film studies. Adaptation scholars have demonstrated sustained interest in voice-overs, as ... More


“Tennessee Coon Hunt”/“Hen Cacklin’ Piece”: Whit Gaydon Victor V-40315

Tony Russell

in Rural Rhythm: The Story of Old-Time Country Music in 78 Records

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190091187
eISBN:
9780190091217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091187.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Whit Gaydon, “Tennessee Coon Hunt”, “Hen Cacklin’ Piece”, instrumental impressions, and old-time fiddling


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