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Practical Exercises

Richard Swedberg

in The Art of Social Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155227
eISBN:
9781400850358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155227.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter discusses the role of practical exercises in teaching students how to theorize. The goal of exercises in theorizing is to help students to become skilled in theorizing and to acquire ... More


Introduction

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction argues that creative-economy frameworks incorporate ideas bearing a literary provenance: that the best work expresses the interiority of talented individuals; that the creative realm ... More


The Psychology of Creativity

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers what creative-economy discourse and its models of the flexible personality owe to an understanding of the creative person that extends back to the late 1950s and 60s, when ... More


Autobiographical Acts

D. K. Levy

in The Philosophy of Autobiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226267890
eISBN:
9780226268088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226268088.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

I challenge a familiar view that the challenge in writing autobiography is the requirement to overcome self-deception, dishonesty and cowardice to recover the past. I locate a prior challenge ... More


Working in Hollywood: How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Ronny Regev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636504
eISBN:
9781469636771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636504.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A history of the Hollywood film industry as a modern system of labor, this book reveals an important untold story of an influential twentieth-century workplace. Ronny Regev argues that the Hollywood ... More


Writing For Your Supper – Creative Work and the Contexts of Popular Songwriting

Mike Jones

in Words and Music

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236191
eISBN:
9781846314445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236191.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores creative work and the contexts of popular songwriting as well as their implications for bringing words and music together. Here the text reflects on the similarities rather than ... More


Coming Full Circle

Sarah Morelli

in A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Dance

This concluding chapter discusses the pedagogical, philosophical, and performance contributions Pandit Chitresh Das made in the final period of his life. In 2001, he began teaching in Kolkata, ... More


Practical consciousness and social relation in MusEcological perspective

Tia DeNora

in Music and Consciousness: Philosophical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199553792
eISBN:
9780191728617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553792.003.0083
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the role in music in consciousness formation understood pragmatically. This pragmatic perspective focuses on consciousness as a form of creative work. It suggests that, in ... More


Authenticity at Work: Questioning the New Spirit of Capitalism from a Micro-sociological Perspective

Susanne Ekman

in New Spirits of Capitalism?: Crises, Justifications, and Dynamics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199595341
eISBN:
9780191750755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595341.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter draws on ethnographic material from creative knowledge work organizations to illustrate the contradictory effects of the ‘connexionist logic’ which are not captured by the text analysis ... More


The Impact of Shakespeare: Goethe to Melville

Jonathan Arac

in Impure Worlds: The Institution of Literature in the Age of the Novel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231782
eISBN:
9780823241149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231782.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

There are three ways in measuring the impact of Shakespeare on romantic literary criticism which is listed and explained here. The cast of characters which serves as the most important part in this ... More


Introduction

Ruth Nicole Brown

in Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037979
eISBN:
9780252095245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037979.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter presents an overview of what Saving Our Lives Hear Our Truths (SOLHOT) is and is not about, its major themes, and the contributions it makes to envisioning Black girlhood ... More


John Harkins: “George Gershwin” (1932)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0040
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of John Harkins' article about George Gershwin, which was published in the August 1932 issue of Life magazine. In the article, Harkins describes Gershwin's notion that ... More


Production Error: Layoffs Hit the Core Creatives

Ergin Bulut

in A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501746529
eISBN:
9781501746543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501746529.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter reveals how even upper-rank workers are not exempt from layoffs, financial insecurity, and the anxiety of working in a hit-driven industry. While being bought out by Digital Creatives ... More


Aesthetics and New Media

Johanna Drucker

in SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226165073
eISBN:
9780226165097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165097.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter suggests that discussion of new media should be considered in its relation to aesthetics. This would bring digital art into dialogue with other artistic practices that are part of a ... More


Crafting a Position: Becoming Japanese through the Transnational Encounter

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how migrants in New York City craft themselves as Japanese through their creative work and personal identities. More specifically, it considers how Japan—as an idea, an ... More


“Every Action’s an Act of Creation”: Hamilton and Copyright Law

Rebecca Tushnet

in Hamilton and the Law: Reading Today's Most Contentious Legal Issues through the Hit Musical

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752216
eISBN:
9781501752230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752216.003.0026
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores how Lin Manuel Miranda's Hamilton: An American Musical is one transformative work in an ongoing chain of many such works. Looking at the musical as a product of multiple ... More


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