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Pushing the (Reset) Button: Why You Can’t Start Over

Susanne Kord

in 12 Monkeys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781999334000
eISBN:
9781800342491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781999334000.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explains why 12 Monkeys was an unqualified commercial success, but remains Terry Gilliam's least understood film, both at and beyond the plot level. It analyses several genres that 12 ... More


The Business of Movies

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the correlation between Hawks’ personal taste in films and the commercial success of films. He describes the editing and producing films as well as the economics of ... More


Introduction

Robert E. Weems Jr.

in The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago: Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043062
eISBN:
9780252051920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043062.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introduction discusses the methodology employed to construct this biography of Anthony Overton and provides an overview of how the book is chronologically and thematically organized. It also ... More


Dissemination: Morton, La Rocca, and Armstrong

Charles B. Hersch

in Subversive Sounds: Race and the Birth of Jazz in New Orleans

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226328676
eISBN:
9780226328690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226328690.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the dissemination of jazz from New Orleans outward. It shows how Jelly Roll Morton (Creole), Nick La Rocca (white), and Louis Armstrong (black) spread the carnivalesque values ... More


For Fear of “Drifting Unconsciously”: Marlow Goes to a Wedding: Chance

Yael Levin

in Joseph Conrad: Slow Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198864370
eISBN:
9780191896538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864370.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter tests the relation between the novel’s titular theme, its handling of plot, and its commercial appeal. The emphasis on chance serves Conrad’s attempt to performatively resist the ... More


Coda: Listening for the Secret

Ulf Olsson

in Listening for the Secret: The Grateful Dead and the Politics of Improvisation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520286641
eISBN:
9780520961760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286641.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

Charisma is a central category within popular music, and Max Weber offers a classic theory of charismatic authority that has direct relevance for the Dead. While the Dead also employed different ... More


A Celibate Founder

Roberto Curti and Roberto Curti

in Blood and Black Lace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781911325932
eISBN:
9781800342538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325932.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at the popularity of Mario Bava, which was already a prestigious name in the context of the genre cinema in Italy and abroad. It talks about Bava that was mentioned on the cover of ... More


‘Breathing Human Passion’: Cornwall and Popular Romanticism

in Bright Stars: John Keats, Barry Cornwall and Romantic Literary Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312113
eISBN:
9781846315145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312113.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the role of Bryan Cornwall in the popularisation of romanticism in England. It discusses Cornwall's influence on the reception of John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley and ... More


Musical prodigies within the virtual stage of YouTube

Freya M. de Mink and Gary E. McPherson

in Musical Prodigies: Interpretations from Psychology, Education, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199685851
eISBN:
9780191806049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685851.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines YouTube as a medium for accessing the videos of young music performers. Comparisons of the characteristics of prodigy performances in the past and present are explored, and the ... More


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