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Conclusion

Richard D. P. Jones

in The Creative Development of Johann Sebastian Bach Volume 1: 1695-1717: Music to Delight the Spirit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198164401
eISBN:
9780191713781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198164401.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a synthesis of the discussions in Part I of this book. It argues that certain general characteristics of Bach's early music, notably the preponderance of pattern play and the ... More


John Cage (1992)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about the contributions of John Cage. He expresses his appreciation for the integrity and consistency of Cage as a person. It has also been suggested that ... More


A Rising Poet: Summer, Newton, Spring, Britannia, 1726–1729

James Sambrook

in James Thomson 1700–1748: A Life

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117889
eISBN:
9780191671104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117889.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the different poems Thomson created in 1726 that helped him establish his career as a poet. The discussions presented in this chapter are complimented by excerpts from ... More


Six. An Unconventional Education

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman's private studies with Charles Haubiel (1932–34) and his public classes at the Juilliard Summer School (1932), Teachers College (1933–37), and the Salzburg Mozarteum (summer 1935) work ... More


Introduction: ‘Not Written by a Lady’

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter gives a brief history of women writers, specifically Russian women writers. Additional information on the subject shows that female authors in Russia emerged fairly recently, and that ... More


The opinio singularis: The First Recension of Durandus of St Pourçain's Commentary on the Sentences

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter considers the first recension of Durandus’s commentary, conveying his initial teaching on the Trinity as it was first intended and ... More


“A Precarious Means of Living”: Early Working Musicians and Their Jobs

Catherine Parsons Smith

in Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251397
eISBN:
9780520933835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251397.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies Charles Leland Bagley, a professional musician who traveled to Los Angeles in 1893. Bagley's experiences as a musician in Los Angeles are intertwined with the stories of other ... More


The Working Methods of Hugo Grotius: Which Sources Did He Use and How Did He Use Them in His Early Writings on Natural Law Theory?

Martine J van Ittersum

in Reassessing Legal Humanism and its Claims: Petere Fontes?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474408851
eISBN:
9781474418522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408851.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This essay chapter analyses the working methods of the Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius (1583-1645), particularly his use and referencing of ‘sources’ in his early works on natural law and natural rights. ... More


Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Steve Reich

Paul Hillier (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the mid-1960s, Steve Reich radically renewed the musical landscape with a back-to-basics sound that came to be called minimalism. These early works, characterized by a relentless pulse and static ... More


William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictionos

Catherine Parsons Smith

in William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies the earliest known commentary on Still's work. This commentary, which was written by Forsythe, is also the only extended commentary that explains Still's music from a New Negro, ... More


Half-Life

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639854
eISBN:
9780748652105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the lack of mourning, or deuil, in Derrida's early work. It shows that Derrida's early work clearly registers the importance of psychoanalysis, and considers the possibility ... More


Insurgent Performance Works

Wendy Knepper

in Patrick Chamoiseau: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031540
eISBN:
9781621036074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031540.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Chamoiseau’s early body of work, namely his comics and his theatrical works. Chamoiseau’s comic books, particularly in the oppositional use of French-Creole language, reflect a ... More


The Jubilee Singers of Fisk University

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter recounts the history of the founding of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1866 by the American Missionary Association and a trio of its agents: Erastus Milo (E. M.) Cravath, ... More


Early Work and Training

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.5
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Thomas Nast's early work and training. It describes his employment at Frank Leslie's Illustrated News, which offered Nast income and a position within the thriving center of ... More


The touch of reading in Hollinghurst’s early prose

Angus Brown

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Before publishing The Swimming-Pool Library in 1988, the most substantial piece of writing that Alan Hollinghurst had completed was his 1977 Oxford M.Litt thesis. This early academic work is marked ... More


Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics

A.W. Moore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198823643
eISBN:
9780191862250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823643.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This is a collection of previously published essays that are all concerned, at some level, with the nature, scope, and limits of representation, where by representation is meant the act of ... More


Youthful Writings

in Hervé Guibert: Voices of the Self

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238614
eISBN:
9781846313271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313271.002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines Hervé Guibert's youthful works. Specifically, it looks at the texts from the book, La Mort propaganda (published in 1977 and reissued in 1991), which consists of twelve sections ... More


Introduction

A.W. Moore

in Language, World, and Limits: Essays in the Philosophy of Language and Metaphysics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198823643
eISBN:
9780191862250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823643.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The introduction begins with an overview of all the essays in the collection. It highlights a tension among them: a thesis that surfaces at various points in the essays in Part I is that some things ... More


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