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The Music Hall Cockney: Flesh and Blood, or Replicant?

Derek B. Scott

in Sounds of the Metropolis: The 19th Century Popular Music Revolution in London, New York, Paris and Vienna

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195309461
eISBN:
9780199871254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309461.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter argues that from the 1840s to the 1890s the representation of the Cockney in music hall went through three successive phases. It began as a parody of working-class life; then it turned ... More


J. M. Synge and the Aesthetics of Intelligent Sympathy

Patrick R. Mullen

in The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor, and Postcolonial History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199746699
eISBN:
9780199950270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746699.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that Synge deploys a queer aesthetic in his representation of the Irish peasantry. Furthermore, it suggests that by doing so, Synge develops a more fluid and inclusive model of ... More


Foucault and the Kamasutra: The Courtesan, the Dandy, and the Birth of Ars Erotica as Theater in India

Sanjay K. Gautam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226348308
eISBN:
9780226348582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226348582.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book is an historical exploration into the origins of the the Kāmasūtra, a treatise on sexual-erotic pleasure, and the Nātyaśāstra, a treatise on theater, music, dance, and aesthetic pleasure in ... More


Ida the Sapphic Fetish

Tamara Levitz

in Modernist Mysteries: Perséphone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730162
eISBN:
9780199932467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730162.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores Ida Rubinstein’s expression of Sapphic desire in her performance of the narcissus plucking in Perséphone. The chapter begins by describing the culture of Sapphic modernism in ... More


Don Juan’s Finest Conquest: The devil’s favorite delicacy is innocence.1

Jules Barbey D’aurevilly

in Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is a story within a story. In this short story an aristocratic dandy speaks to a prudish older woman, telling her the story that a famous seducer, a Don Juan figure called the Comte Ravila de ... More


Summer: 1 June 1895 – 31 August 1895

Nicholas Freeman

in 1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640560
eISBN:
9780748651399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640560.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the events that occurred from 1 June 1895–31 August 1895. It covers dandy in the underworld; elevation and excoriation; flaming June; Rosebery resigns; the noble game; a ... More


Ferocious Beauty: Elizabeth Bowen, Katherine Anne Porter and the Modernist Female Dandy

Ellen Crowell

in The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction: Aristocratic Drag

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625482
eISBN:
9780748652051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625482.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that dandyism is not exclusively masculine, because the dandy figure can also illuminate how feminine artifice is called upon to project the illusion of cultural hegemony. It ... More


Introduction: Sham Grandeurs, Sham Chivalries: Architectures of Aristocracy in Ireland and the American South

Ellen Crowell

in The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction: Aristocratic Drag

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625482
eISBN:
9780748652051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625482.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about dandyism in Irish and American Southern literature; discusses the distinction between a dandyism rooted in the Regency period ... More


Epilogue: The Dandy Unmasked: Emma Donoghue's ‘Words for Things’ and Tim Grimsley's Dream Boy

Ellen Crowell

in The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction: Aristocratic Drag

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625482
eISBN:
9780748652051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625482.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers two contemporary Irish and Southern narratives in which the dandy emerges unmasked: Emma Donoghue's ‘Words for Things’ and Tim Grimsley's Dream Boy. Donoghue and Grimsley ... More


The “Pinochle” of His Career

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After an initial account of Captains of the Clouds, this chapter provides a detailed description about the making of Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942).The legendary show business powerhouse George M. Cohan ... More


Composers in the Movies: Studies in Musical Biography

John C. Tibbetts

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106749
eISBN:
9780300128031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106749.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book is about composer biographies in the likes of Amadeus, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Swanee River, and Rhapsody in Blue. Even before movies had sound, filmmakers dramatized the lives of composers. ... More


Fine and Dandy

Vicki Ohl

in Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the success of Kay Swift's musical Fine and Dandy, which opened on September 23, 1930 at Erlanger's Theater. It explains that the musical was a collaboration between Swift and ... More


The Dandy-Guru and the Birth of the Discourses of Erotics and Theater

Sanjay K. Gautam

in Foucault and the Kamasutra: The Courtesan, the Dandy, and the Birth of Ars Erotica as Theater in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226348308
eISBN:
9780226348582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226348582.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter Five focuses on the figure of the dandy guru (viṭa) who straddles the domains of erotics and theater: he is the teacher-advisor to the courtesan and a person with all the necessary skills to ... More


The City Dandy and the Vision of the City Based on Art

Sanjay K. Gautam

in Foucault and the Kamasutra: The Courtesan, the Dandy, and the Birth of Ars Erotica as Theater in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226348308
eISBN:
9780226348582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226348582.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter Six goes against the assumption that unlike the discourses of moral law (dharma) and political power (artha), erotic-aesthetic pleasure (Kāma) failed to give birth to a larger vision of ... More


Foucault and the Kāmasūtra: Parting Ways

Sanjay K. Gautam

in Foucault and the Kamasutra: The Courtesan, the Dandy, and the Birth of Ars Erotica as Theater in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226348308
eISBN:
9780226348582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226348582.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Postscript focuses on the parting of the ways between Foucault and the Kamasutra by way of a brief critical evaluation of Foucault’s turn in the last years of his life to the notions of truth and ... More


The New Tin Pan Alley: Hollywood Looks at American Popular Songwriters

John C. Tibbetts

in Composers in the Movies: Studies in Musical Biography

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106749
eISBN:
9780300128031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106749.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter focuses on Yankee Doodle Dandy, the Warner Bros. movie about George M. Cohan's life. It is but one of dozens of Hollywood biopics purporting to tell the story of the great American ... More


Sophistication: A Literary and Cultural History

Faye Hammill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312328
eISBN:
9781846316111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316111
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In an era obsessed with celebrity and glamour, ‘sophistication’ has come to be perceived as the most desirable of human qualities, but it was not always so. This book explores how a word that once ... More


The Dandy

Jan Golinski

in The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226351360
eISBN:
9780226368849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368849.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter considers how Davy’s appeal to women in his audiences at the Royal Institution affected his public persona. At a time of heightened anxieties about shifting gender roles, women’s ... More


Crops

Elizabeth Amann

in Dandyism in the Age of Revolution: The Art of the Cut

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187259
eISBN:
9780226187396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187396.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The last chapter examines the debates around the Hair Powder Act of 1795, which was introduced in Britain to raise revenue for the war effort. Although hair powder was already subject to a sales tax, ... More


{Epilogue}

Elizabeth Amann

in Dandyism in the Age of Revolution: The Art of the Cut

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226187259
eISBN:
9780226187396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226187396.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first part of the epilogue identifies a series of traits shared by the five figures examined in the study. The second part explores how aspects of the revolutionary vision of dandyism reappear in ... More


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