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Long Ride in a Slow Machine: The Alienation Effect from Weill to Shostakovich

Lawrence Kramer

in Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228245
eISBN:
9780520928329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228245.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores the potential of music to produce an alienation effect. Because the alienation effect is primarily a modernist phenomenon, the question should primarily be addressed to ... More


The Alienation Effect in the Historiography of Philosophy

Dominik Perler

Marcel van Ackeren and Lee Klein (eds)

in Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780197266298
eISBN:
9780191872891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266298.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

It has often been said that we should enter into a dialogue with thinkers of the past because they discussed the same problems we still have today and presented sophisticated solutions to them. I ... More


Introduction: Against Positive Images

Phillip Brian Harper

in Abstractionist Aesthetics: Artistic Form and Social Critique in African American Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479865437
eISBN:
9781479808878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865437.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The introduction lays out the problem to be addressed and summarizes the argument to be made in the rest of the book, taking as its point of reference a 2011 controversy over a proposed public ... More


Mobilising Maurya: J. M. Synge, Bertolt Brecht and the Revolutionary Mother

Susan Cannon Harris

in Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the impact on modern drama of the establishment of the Soviet Union, through in-depth investigation of a special case: Bertolt Brecht’s transformation of J. M. Synge’s 1904 ... More


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