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Introduction: Cloven Tongues of Fire

Michael Rossi

in The Republic of Color: Science, Perception, and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226651729
eISBN:
9780226651866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226651866.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This introductory chapter sketches the early nineteenth century roots of American color science, beginning with the work of the American researcher, Joseph Henry. Henry was an exponent of “common ... More


We Live to Serve: A Demimonde before Art: 1933–1954

Hilde Roos

in La Traviata Affair: Opera in the Age of Apartheid

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520299887
eISBN:
9780520971516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520299887.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera

Chapter 1 deals with the twenty-five years that preceded Eoan’s first performance of Verdi’s La Traviata, in 1956, a period during which the group consolidated its existence as a cultural and welfare ... More


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