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Sedulius

ROGER P. H. GREEN

in Latin Epics of the New Testament: Juvencus, Sedulius, Arator

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284573
eISBN:
9780191713804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284573.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Sedulius is a rather shadowy figure, though he himself describes a circle of Christian devotees, probably in Italy, to which he belongs. Almost exactly one hundred years later than Juvencus – this ... More


Tsvi Shats

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0035
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The only language in which genuine classical poetry is created is the language of the working people. When folk poets such as Homer walked around reciting their poetry to the people, their language ... More


Animating Space: From Mickey to WALL-E

J.P. Telotte

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125862
eISBN:
9780813135540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Animators work within a strictly defined, limited space that requires difficult artistic decisions. The blank frame presents a dilemma for all animators, and the decision as to what to include and ... More


Postcolonial Borges: Argument and Artistry

Robin Fiddian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794714
eISBN:
9780191836176
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794714.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This work considers geopolitical and postcolonial themes in a range of writings by Jorge Luis Borges, analysing the development of a postcolonial sensibility in works such as ‘Mythical Founding of ... More


Epilog: After the American Renaissance

Günter Leypoldt

in Cultural Authority in the Age of Whitman: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635740
eISBN:
9780748651658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635740.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter reviews the American-Renaissance construction, which lost a lot of its credibility during the 1960s and 1970s, looking at the post-Kantian Whitmanian moment, and describing Whitman's ... More


A Musical Salute to the New Agrarianism

Gene Logsdon

in The Mother of All Arts: Agrarianism and the Creative Impulse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124438
eISBN:
9780813134734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124438.003.0017
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the efforts of Ben Stinner and Bob Bargar to find a way to get the message of sustainable agriculture out to the public and to farmers being overwhelmed by high chemical, fuel, ... More


How Is Legato Achieved in Singing?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers how legato (from the Italian verb legare, meaning to bind or tie) is achieved in singing. Legato is the result of binding one sound to the next. There is a strong conviction ... More


The Gilda-in-the-Sack School of Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0041
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter comments on the tendency of some singers to produce one constant volume of tone when singing, with no variation of timbre throughout an aria or an evening. “Softness,” a vocal timbre not ... More


Creative Practicing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0057
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers creative practicing and how it can improve a singer's vocal technique and artistry. Creative practicing means creatively using the information given during voice lessons, and ... More


The Lonely Soccer Player

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0060
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter focuses on singers who dream of bowing in acknowledgment before an audience that appreciates skillful vocalism, but are unwilling to undertake the drilling tasks that would ensure ... More


Instinctive, Artistic Singing

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0080
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the notion that singing is an instinctive and artistic endeavor that should not be influenced by factual information regarding the acoustics of the singing voice. Artistry and ... More


Let’s Build a Straw Man! (The Technique-versus-Artistry Debate)

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0081
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the technique-versus-artistry debate in singing. The increasing interest in functional aspects of the singing voice may be expected to cause a degree of apprehension among ... More


Conclusion

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the primary aims of this book, which includes the following: to develop artistry in new and authentic ways; to discover innovation in bringing music to live ... More


Conclusion

Cornelia Watkins and Laurie Scott

in From the Stage to the Studio: How Fine Musicians Become Great Teachers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199740529
eISBN:
9780190268169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199740529.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter concludes that the role of teachers is to reflect on what they do and what they know, and to pass it along to their students. Music teaching is like any art that requires more than brief ... More


Introduction

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book explores the poetry of everyday life and relates it to folklore, with the objective of helping the reader to maximize their capacity for artistic expression. It asks how we can tap into the ... More


Overture

Xing Fan

in Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455812
eISBN:
9789888455164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455812.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The author refutes the flawed assumption that artistry was sacrificed to politics, or that there is not much art left, in model works. The author situates the study of model jingju at the ... More


Introduction: ‘A poem is the very image of life’

Madeleine Callaghan

in Shelley's Living Artistry: Letters, Poems, Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781786940247
eISBN:
9781786944306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940247.003.0100
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

A clear distinction between the poet and the man, the art and the life, is misrepresentative in the case of Shelley. Though the boundary between life and art is often a fraught question for poets and ... More


Ice Princess: Asada Mao the Demure Diva

Masafumi Monden

in Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297722
eISBN:
9780520969971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297722.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Asada Mao’s life recounts a dramatic narrative of suffering and triumph. It follows a girl considered beautiful during her meteoric rise to skating stardom, a period of hardships she confronts ... More


Introduction

Stephen Cushman and Gary W. Gallagher

in Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618777
eISBN:
9781469618791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618791.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introductory chapter provides a brief background of the book, arguing that the writings from the past should not entirely become the basis of conclusions about real events. This applies ... More


When Lincoln Met Emerson, and the Two Addresses

Stephen Cushman and Gary W. Gallagher

in Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618777
eISBN:
9781469618791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618791.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes interactions between Abraham Lincoln and Ralph Waldo Emerson, providing important details on their conversations. It describes Emerson's initial impression of the president, ... More


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