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Buying Time: E. M. Forster and the Neo-nostalgic Home

Elizabeth Outka

in Consuming Traditions: Modernity, Modernism, and the Commodified Authentic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372694
eISBN:
9780199871704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372694.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter turns from the model communities discussed in the previous chapter to the individual country dwelling, analyzing a cluster of efforts to unite modern commercial ventures to the ... More


Public and domestic colonial architecture

Sara Mills

in Gender and Colonial Space

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719053351
eISBN:
9781781702284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719053351.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes a look at the way that colonial architecture structures the way that spatial relations are considered. The discussion focuses on the domestic architecture of the bungalow and the ... More


The Élite and Household Entertainment: From the Elizabethan Age to the Restoration

Felicity Heal

in Hospitality in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217633
eISBN:
9780191678257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217633.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The various modes, practices, and forms of entertainment among the English landowning class (the elite) during the late 1600s to 1700s form the basis of the discussion in this chapter. Theatre, trips ... More


Housing

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the housing of Pilgrim settlers in Plymouth Colony. There were three major types of Pilgrim houses, which may be distinguished with respect to floor plans and means of ... More


Between the Past and the Present: Nostalgia and the Cinema of Stick and Shingle Style Architecture

John David Rhodes

in Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Explores in some detail the history and historiography of what architectural historian Vincent Scully has famously nominated as stick and shingle style architecture. These styles name the large, ... More


Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature

William A. Gleason

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732465
eISBN:
9780814733271
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732465.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines the complex intertwining of race and architecture in nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century American culture, the period not only in which American architecture came of age ... More


All Too Easy: The Modernist House and Effortless Appropriation

John David Rhodes

in Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Takes up the modernist house as it appears in films like A Star is Born (George Cukor, 1954), House (Charles and Ray Eames, 1955), and more recent films and moving image media such as The Anniversary ... More


Domestic Sacred Spaces

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf and Christian Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474415637
eISBN:
9781474449687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415637.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Woolf’s conceptualization of the home as a sacred space. It analyses her critique of Victorian domestic architecture in the light of Evangelical understandings of separate ... More


Wrong Life: Bungalow Aesthetics in and against Hollywood

John David Rhodes

in Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Investigates the bungalow, the modern house of modest proportions, whose spaces promise an openness and a blurring of private and public and whose threshold is the site of radical possibility. The ... More


Porticoed gardens

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the unique character of the architectural language of Roman luxury villas by focusing on porticoed gardens. It describes how Roman architects transformed the Hellenistic-derived ... More


Cinema’s Short-Term Tenancy: A Materialist Theory of Film Spectatorship

John David Rhodes

in Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this mostly theoretical discussion I discuss some examples of American feature filmmaking, including Gone With the Wind (Victor Fleming, 1939), in order to establish the implicit problematic that ... More


The Domestic Ideal

Kathleen James-Chakraborty

in Architecture since 1400

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673964
eISBN:
9781452946047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673964.003.0019
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter discusses the transformation of domestic architecture in the nineteenth century. From the nineteenth century and up to the present, the English-speaking world developed a preference for ... More


South and South East Asia

Preeti Chopra

in Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198713326
eISBN:
9780191781766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713326.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter considers several iconic buildings and domestic spaces that were central to British imperial rule in South and South East Asia. Imperial buildings were never simply copies of buildings ... More


Sacred Landscapes

David M. Carballo

in Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter focuses on the built environment and its articulation with a natural and supernatural landscape. It includes discussion of ideational themes such as temples made as simulacra of ... More


Back to Nature

Benjamin Heber Johnson

in Escaping the Dark, Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300115505
eISBN:
9780300227765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115505.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter demonstrates how conservationists pursued their central goal—a material balance and psychic renewal with a nature they thought endangered—in private lives as well as public actions. In a ... More


Secular Architecture: Cities, Houses, and Fortifications

Robert G. Ousterhout

in Eastern Medieval Architecture: The Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190272739
eISBN:
9780190068592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272739.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

The two centuries following Constantine’s foundation saw the expansion of Constantinople, with palaces, fora, harbors, aqueducts, cisterns, and an impressive system of fortifications. Justinian’s new ... More


Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

John David Rhodes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Spectacle of Property details the ambivalent but powerful pleasure we take in viewing private property onscreen, analyzing the security and ease the house promises along with the horrible anxieties ... More


Rites of Entry at the Maritime Threshold

Nancy Um

in Shipped but Not Sold: Material Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade during Yemen's Age of Coffee

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866402
eISBN:
9780824875640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866402.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter delves into the ceremonial receptions that the local administration of the port of Mocha staged to welcome high-profile merchants when they arrived in the harbor from their extended sea ... More


Two Friends, One Bed

Charles B. Strozier and Wayne Soini

in Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The friendship deepens. The social context of men sleeping together in the 19th Century is explained, as is the evidence that the relationship was intimate but not sexualized.


From Porch to Attic: Condemned to Property in New Orleans

John David Rhodes

in Spectacle of Property: The House in American Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517903695
eISBN:
9781452958897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517903695.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Concludes by opening up again with a coda that reflecting again on the question of race.


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