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Houses Falling Down: Archival Violence in Steve Mcqueen’s Deadpan

Jane Blocker

in Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696970
eISBN:
9781452952321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The chapter considers the historical methodologies manifest in a film by UK artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen called Deadpan (1997), which repeats a stunt performed in 1928 by Buster Keaton. It ... More


EDWARD NESBIT (b. 1986)A Pretence of Wit (2010; rev. 2012): Texts by W. B. Yeats

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0053
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter examines British composer Edward Nesbit’s A Pretence of Wit (2010; revised 2012). In this piece, Nesbit has assembled a rich sequence of W. B. Yeats poems that deal with aspects of ... More


RICHARD RODNEY BENNETT (1936–2012)A Garland for Marjory Fleming (1969): Text by Marjory Fleming

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter introduces Richard Rodney Bennett's A Garland for Marjory Fleming for the young, relatively inexperienced performer. Here, the five songs are perfectly balanced to provide contrast of ... More


Blandly Drawn, Myopic Pinheads: The Awkwardly Effective Aesthetics of The Far Side

Kerry D. Soper

in Gary Larson and The Far Side

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817280
eISBN:
9781496817327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817280.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In this chapter the author explores the art of The Far Side. To begin, he looks at Larson’s cartooning style with fresh eyes, unbiased by traditional frames that would readily dismiss his approach as ... More


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