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Translated Classics Around the Millennium: Vibrant Hybrids or Shattered Icons?

Lorna Hardwick

in Translation and the Classic: Identity as Change in the History of Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199288076
eISBN:
9780191713439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288076.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the paradox that translations of classical texts are necessary both because the texts are valuable and because they are inadequate and that therefore the translations ensure ... More


Images

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Most of the images and scenes in Histoire(s) du cinéma are citations. If their origins cannot be found, it is probable, nevertheless, that in time they will be. Some scenes in the film are staged, ... More


Returns

Sam Rohdie

in Film Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992637
eISBN:
9781526104151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992637.003.0048
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The citations in Histoire(s) are not its models, nor exemplary, but simply material, elements in a surface assembly like a collage. The movement of the film forward is also a movement in reverse. ... More


Introduction: Meaning’s Work

Lisa Siraganian

in Modernism’s Other Work: The Art Object’s Political Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796557
eISBN:
9780199932542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796557.003.0000
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introduction defines key terms—air, framing, incorporation—to contextualize the debates about meaning, autonomy, and politics that structure the book, while also setting out a map of its ... More


Teenage Suicide Notes: An Ethnography of Self-Harm

Terry Williams

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177900
eISBN:
9780231542500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177900.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

"Picturing myself dying in a way I choose myself seems so comforting, healing and heroic. I'd look at my wrists, watch the blood seeping, and be a spectator in my last act of self-determination. By ... More


Music of Disruption: Collage and Fragmentation as an Expression of Trauma in Alfred Schnittke’s Concerto for Piano and Strings

Maria Cizmic

in Performing Pain: Music and Trauma in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199734603
eISBN:
9780199918546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734603.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses history, memory, suffering, and truth as themes that circulated in 1970s USSR. The concern for truth in conjunction with the related concepts of realism and authenticity become ... More


Photographic Passages to the Past in Eastern European Non-Fiction Films

Melinda Blos-Jáni

in Caught In-Between: Intermediality in Contemporary Eastern European and Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474435499
eISBN:
9781474481076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435499.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

There is a tendency in recent nonfiction film to recontextualise archival photographs in creative ways. In films like Felvidék. Caught In-Between (Vladislava Plančíková, 2014) photographs are part of ... More


Distilling Complexity: Atmospheric Indeterminacy and the Culture of Disciplined Improvisation

Phaedra Daipha

in Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226298542
eISBN:
9780226298719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298719.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter takes a systematic look at how NWS forecasters take stock of the weather and establishes that they have cultivated an omnivorous appetite for information, at times even enlisting ... More


Death Spaces: Shamanic Signifiers in Gloria Anzaldúaand William Burroughs

Edgar Garcia

in Signs of the Americas: A Poetics of Pictography, Hieroglyphs, and Khipu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226658971
eISBN:
9780226659169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659169.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter investigates what anthropologist Michael Taussig calls “the death space of signification,” or the act of language that “challenges the unity of the symbol, the transcendent totalization ... More


Surrealism, Chance and the Extended Mind

Kerry Watson

in Distributed Cognition in Victorian Culture and Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474442244
eISBN:
9781474491075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442244.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses how the Surrealists engaged with techniques like automatic drawing, the exquisite corpse, collage, frottage and decalcomania, and how this might be interpreted in the context ... More


Baṣrayaātha: Self-portrait as a City

William Maynard Hutchins

Nizar F. Hermes and Gretchen Head (eds)

in The City in Arabic Literature: Classical and Modern Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474406529
eISBN:
9781474449793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406529.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Basrayatha, Muhammad Khudayyir’s innovative book, is both a personal memoir and a cityscape of Basra, Iraq. In it the author created a model city called Basrayatha, which is both based on but also ... More


Heidi Duckler

Melanie Kloetzel and Carolyn Pavlik

in Site Dance: Choreographers and the Lure of Alternative Spaces

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034003
eISBN:
9780813039442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034003.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Collage Dance Theatre is a Los Angeles-based site-specific dance company in which Heidi Duckler serves as the artistic director. Duckler values community and historical elements, and she is known for ... More


Michael Cummings: Stitching in Tempo

Graham Lock

in The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340501
eISBN:
9780199852215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340501.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Michael Cummings belongs to a new generation of art quilters who have moved away from traditional patterns to find fresh images with which to tell their stories. Born in Los Angeles in 1945, he moved ... More


Sam Middleton: The Painter as Improvising Soloist

Graham Lock

in The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340501
eISBN:
9780199852215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340501.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Collagist Sam Middleton has lived in the Netherlands for nearly half a century but he grew up in Harlem in the 1930s and the music he heard and loved then continues to inform his work. In his teens ... More


Sonic Overload: Alfred Schnittke, Valentin Silvestrov, and Polystylism in the Late USSR

Peter J. Schmelz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197541258
eISBN:
9780197541289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197541258.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Sonic Overload presents a musically centered cultural history of the late Soviet Union. It focuses on polystylism in music as a response to the information overload swamping listeners in the Soviet ... More


“Speech without Practical Locale”: Radio and Lorine Niedecker’s Aurality

Broo Khouglum

in Broadcasting Modernism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When Lorine Niedecker invokes radio as “a good medium for poetry”, she indexes the aural components of poetic writing and reception. This chapter argues that the radio was a sustained subtending ... More


Three Subterranean Transnationality: Race, Affect, and Material Form in Circle K Cycles

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the issue of subterranean transnationality in Karen Tei Yamashita's novel Circle K Cycles. It highlights the focus of the novel on representational politics, and describes how ... More


Memory Pieces: Collage, Memorial and the Poetics of Intimacy in Joe Brainard, Jasper Johns and Frank O'Hara

Nick Selby (ed.)

in Frank O'Hara Now: New Essays on the New York Poet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781846312311
eISBN:
9781846316067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312311.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents a reading of O'Hara alongside examples of work by his artist friends and collaborators Joe Brainard and Jasper Johns. It argues that O'Hara's sense of his poetry — and indeed ... More


‘To Make Strange Things Possible’: The Photomontages of the Bakor Photo Studio in Lamu, Kenya

Heike Behrend

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

The Bakor Studio in Lamu, situated on one of the main streets of the Old Town, was established in the 1960s. The founder, Mr Omar Said Bakor, born in 1932, was a self-made man and brilliant ... More


Reinventing the Past: Pastiche, Collage, or “Criticism”?

Arthur Berger

in Reflections of an American Composer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232518
eISBN:
9780520928213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232518.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter traces the rise of neoclassicism in music at the beginning of the twentieth century at about the same time that a new complexity was gathering momentum in the early music of Schoenberg ... More


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