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THE JEWISH VILLAGE: MUSIC AT THE BORDER OF MYTH AND HISTORY

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is the first of several in the first section of the book (“Places of Jewish Music”) that locate Jewish music on the landscapes of European modernity. Rather than treating the village as ... More


STAGING JEWISH MUSIC

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter employs the metaphors of drama and the stage to bear witness to the vastly varied forms Jewish music had taken on the eve of World War II and the Holocaust. The first stages are those of ... More


Thor, God of Borders: Transnationalism and Celestial Connections in the Superhero Film

Vincent M. Gaine

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The chapter discusses Thor (2011) as an example of transnational filmmaking. This discussion includes analysis of Thor as a product of globalization, a product that combines multiple nationalities to ... More


Bollywood, Postcolonial Transformation, and Modernity

BILL ASHCROFT

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores globalization and resistance to globalization from the perspective of postcolonial theory. It argues that resistance to cultural domination occurs through transformation of ... More


Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Alexander Burry and Frederick White (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Each time a border is crossed there are cultural, political, and social issues to be considered. Applying the metaphor of the “border crossing” from one temporal or spatial territory into another, ... More


Woolf and the City

Elizabeth F. Evans and Sarah E. Cornish (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book contains chapters selected from the nearly 200 papers delivered at the nineteenth annual international conference on Virginia Woolf. The volume includes an introduction, the conference ... More


On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is a literary and cultural history which brings to the fore a compelling but, so far, largely neglected body of work which has the politics of border-crossing as well as the poetics of ... More


Amy Spellacy on Guillermo Ibarra

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Guillermo Ibarra’s contribution to this book, Global Perspectives on the United States. It argues that Ibarra’s essay can usefully remind readers of the many ways the U.S. ... More


Authentic Mexican Dances: In the Palace of Fine Arts and Across the National Border

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Six focuses on the decade of the 1930s, discussing burgeoning uses of the Dance of the Old Men and Night of the Dead as icons of Mexicanness in Mexico and across the border in the USA. Two ... More


Introduction: On the edge: border-crossing, borderland-dwelling, and the music of what happens

Maria Cristina Fumagalli

in On the Edge: Writing the Border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381601
eISBN:
9781781382349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381601.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book examines a range of literary works from Haiti and the Dominican Republic, putting them in dialogue with texts from the rest of the world which have had the border between the two countries ... More


Building Womanist Coalitions: Writing and Teaching in the Spirit of Love

Gary L. Lemons (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042423
eISBN:
9780252051265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042423.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is a visionary illustration of the life-transforming soul-work of body of pro-womanists. Its purpose promotes writings by women and men of color having come together in solidarity as models ... More


From Documentary to Fictional Realism: Mira Nair’s Documentary Roots, Fictional Home and Production Politics

Sarah Projansky and Kent A. Ono

in Indie Reframed: Women's Filmmaking and Contemporary American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474403924
eISBN:
9781474426756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403924.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how the transnational figure and twenty-seven-year career of Mira Nair is prototypical of female independent practitioners who negotiate diverse issues of identity and ... More


Conclusion: Passport Control—Departing on a Cinematic Journey

Frederick H. White

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a comprehensive survey of Russian, American, British, French, German, and Italian films of Russian literature. It notes that regardless of national origin, such hypertexts always ... More


Shielded by the Blood of Christ

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how Pentecostals in El Alberto respond to the challenges of the undocumented journey. In particular, it considers the ways that Pentecostals make sense of the heightened danger ... More


The Night Hike

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the vision and planning process behind the Caminata Nocturna, which began from a “Night Hike” in El Alberto as a response to the increased danger of crossing the U.S.-Mexico ... More


Introduction

Leah Sarat

in Fire in the Canyon: Religion, Migration, and the Mexican Dream

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759370
eISBN:
9780814724675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759370.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book explores how the issue of migration intertwines with religion and ethnicity across the U.S.-Mexico border. Drawing on qualitative, semi-structured interviews combined with informal ... More


Across the Russian Border

Thomas Leitch

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the concept of “border crossing” in American films about Russia and the Soviet Union. Such Hollywood productions reflected the cultural and political concerns of each particular ... More


Against Adaptation? The Strange Case of (Pod) Poruchik Kizhe

Alastair Renfrew

in Border Crossing: Russian Literature into Film

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411424
eISBN:
9781474418454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411424.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Iurii Tynianov’s 1934 film Lieutenant Kizhe, directed by Aleksandr Faintsimmer and based on Tynianov’s own novel, which concerns a hero created in official documents due to a ... More


Crossing Over: Risking Life and Facing Increased Border Security

Tanya Maria Golash-Boza

in Deported: "Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor and Global Capitalism"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479894666
eISBN:
9781479859443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479894666.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter tells the story of how migrants were able to enter the United States – both legally and illegally. Whereas all of the Jamaicans came on airplanes with valid visas, the majority of the ... More


Ghostly and Fleshly Lines

Joshua O. Reno

in Waste Away: Working and Living with a North American Landfill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288935
eISBN:
9780520963771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288935.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Environmental-justice literature has demonstrated that where wastes go in North America is often shaped by histories of race and racism. Moreover, on a global scale, waste increasingly travels from ... More


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