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The Queen and the Hermit: the Tale of Hemetes (1575)

Gabriel Heaton

in Writing and Reading Royal Entertainments: From George Gascoigne to Ben Jonson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199213115
eISBN:
9780191707148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213115.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the Tale of Hemetes, performed before Queen Elizabeth as part of the Woodstock entertainment of September 1575. It examines how the entertainment echoes in complex ways the ... More


Legitimate Histories: Scott, Gothic, and the Authorities of Fiction

Fiona Robertson

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112242
eISBN:
9780191670725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112242.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book is an innovative reading of Walter Scott's Waverley Novels in the context of 18th- and 19th-century Gothic. Most critics have treated these two forms of historical narrative as though they ... More


SOUND AND STYLE

LLOYD WHITESELL

in The Music of Joni Mitchell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195307993
eISBN:
9780199864003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307993.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents an overview of Mitchell's dynamic stylistic evolution (from folk to jazz to synthesized pop) according to four distinct periods. It illustrates salient aspects of each period by ... More


Memphis and the Railroad Suits “I had hoped such great things”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Wells's life in Memphis. It was 1881 when Wells and her siblings arrived in Memphis, three years after their parents' death. For the first few years, Wells was teaching ten ... More


The American Counterculture

Christopher Gair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The American Counterculture played a major role during a pivotal moment in American history. Post-War prosperity combined with the social and political repression characteristic of middle-class life ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, ... More


Memory, Narrative, and Transformation in Taking Woodstock

Whitney Crothers Dilley

in The Cinema of Ang Lee: The Other Side of the Screen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167734
eISBN:
9780231538497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167734.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Taking Woodstock (2007). Taking Woodstock tells the story of the 1969 Woodstock concert's conception and execution from the perspective of Elliot Tiber, who played an arguably ... More


Introduction

Sara Marcus

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This section contains five chapters written during the 1960s. The first chapter chronicles the author’s transformation from an introverted, highly intelligent coed who was terrified to challenge the ... More


Introduction

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides a selective overview of the place of the counterculture in the ‘long 1960s’ – the period from the Woolworth’s lunch-counter sit-ins in Greensboro, NC, through the election of ... More


The rise of the moral agenda and American public opinion

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the emergence of the moral agenda as a key issue in American public opinion and in U.S. politics. It explains that moral and cultural concerns became frontline political issues ... More


The Cultural Revolution Saved from Drowning

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the 1969 Woodstock Festival held in Bethel, New York, describing it as an outsize concert-promotion gambit gone haywire, a human disaster narrowly averted by the unsung efforts ... More


From College to University

Thomas J. Shelley

in Fordham, A History of the Jesuit University of New York: 1841-2003

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271511
eISBN:
9780823271900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271511.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Fordham creates first two graduate schools in 1905. Fordham antagonizes Archbishop John Farley of New York. Fordham Medical School is discontinued In 1921. Subsequent attempts to reopen the Medical ... More


The Opening Set: Young Jorge and the Criollo Woodstock

Patrick Barr-Melej

in Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632575
eISBN:
9781469632599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632575.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The book’s opening chapter takes the reader to the Piedra Roja rock music festival. It focuses on the voices and agency of those who gathered—many of them hippies—at that landmark event in Greater ... More


Cultural Revolution Saved from Drowning

Ellen Willis

in Beginning to See the Light: Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680788
eISBN:
9781452948997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680788.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author’s reflections about the Woodstock Music and Art Fair in 1969. She attributes the festival’s success, despite the gross ineptitude of its organizers, to the 300,000 or ... More


Rereading American Graffiti

Michael D. Dwyer

in Back to the Fifties: Nostalgia, Hollywood Film, and Popular Music of the Seventies and Eighties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356836
eISBN:
9780199356867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356836.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter uncovers the Countercultural origins of the Fifties nostalgia wave. Attention to the early career of Fifties revival band Sha Na Na (particularly their performance at Woodstock) and the ... More


Utopia and Its Discontents: From Woodstock to Message to Love

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The quintessential concert documentary, Woodstock (Michael Wadleigh, 1970) created the filmic form that most fully represented the rock festival’s utopian social aspirations. Just as the fans ... More


Back to Black: Soul

David E. James

in Rock 'N' Film: Cinema's Dance With Popular Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199387595
eISBN:
9780199387632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387595.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

With the collapse of the counterculture, the biracial aspirations of rock ’n’ roll and their reproduction in cinema gave way to new forms of separate black and white music and of films about them. ... More


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