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Veiling Architecture: Decoration of Domestic Buildings in Upper Egypt 1672-1950

Ahmed Abdel-Gawad

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164873
eISBN:
9781617971099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164873.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the Nile Valley and desert oases south of Cairo—Upper Egypt—surviving domestic buildings from the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth centuries demonstrate a unique and varied strand of ... More


Corrections That Recur

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter presents a list of corrections that recur in many of Balanchine's classes. Among these are that women should always keep their legs together on changement and entrechat quatre; on ... More


Poses

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter describes poses, covering attitude, arabesque, épaulement, basic positions used by Balanchine, and épaulement when advancing or retreating.


Ibrahim Farrah: Dancer, Teacher, Choreographer, Publisher

Barbara Sellers‐Young

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Dance

Barbara Sellers‐Young details the life and career of Ibrahim Farrah, a Lebanese American who was one of the seminal figures in the performance, teaching, and popularizing of cabaret belly dance in ... More


How Center Exercises Are Done

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter presents instructions for performing center exercises. It covers fondue, passés, arabesque, piqué arabesque, pirouette, glissade, jumps, breathing in jumps, assemblé, jeté, grand royale, ... More


The Arabesque Novels of Rodolphe Töpffer

Thierry Smolderen

in The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617031496
eISBN:
9781621039921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031496.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores the picture stories of Rodolphe Töpffer. It describes how his creation of a new hybrid of literature and drawing brought Töpffer closer to the romantic ideal of the arabesque ... More


Harmony and the Movement of Style in Debussy

Jessica Wiskus

in The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music after Merleau-Ponty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030920
eISBN:
9780226031088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031088.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter begins with an analysis of Debussy’s Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune and first focuses on the opening of the piece. The flute arabesque does not only offer to us a linear, melodic ... More


The Inorganic Plant in the Romantic Garden

Natania Meeker and Antónia Szabari

in Radical Botany: Plants and Speculative Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286638
eISBN:
9780823288847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286638.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter approaches Romantic aesthetics through the “plant horror” of Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), who had an ambivalent relationship to Romantic vitalism, and studies the way in which his ... More


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