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Zhidï and Yevrei in a Neonationalist Context

Kálra Móricz

in Jewish Identities: Nationalism, Racism, and Utopianism in Twentieth-Century Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250888
eISBN:
9780520933682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250888.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In an essay entitled “Aladdin's Lamp” and published on the occasion of the edition of An-sky's The Jewish Artistic Heritage, Abram Markovich Efros, a leading Russian art critic, described a form of ... More


Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

Jennifer C. Lena

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691158914
eISBN:
9780691189840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158914.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Two centuries ago, wealthy entrepreneurs founded the American cathedrals of culture—museums, theater companies, and symphony orchestras—to mirror European art. But today's American arts scene has ... More


Narrative Battle: Fabricating Folk Paper-Cutting as an Intangible Heritage

Ka-ming Wu

in Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how Xiaocheng Folk Art Village in Yan'an was transformed into a container of tradition and the practice of paper-cutting into an intangible cultural heritage. It first considers ... More


An Amazing Distance: Pictures and People in Africa

Paul S. Landau

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about figurative images of Africa and visual mimesis of Africans. The chapters examine visual images as they were deployed in ... More


Epilogue: Postcolonial Valorizations

E. Taylor Atkins

in Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266735
eISBN:
9780520947689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266735.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter assesses the role of folk performance art in nation-building efforts in postcolonial Korea. Both Korean states, in their competing assertions of legitimacy, valorized “the people” ... More


Sita’s Ramayana’s Negotiation with an Indian Epic Picture Storytelling Tradition

Anuja Madan

in Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter analyzes Sita's Ramayana, a graphic novel published in 2011 by the Indian publisher Tara Books in partnership with Groundwood Books in the United States and Canada. Illustrated by Moyna ... More


Japanese Prints 1868–2008

Lawrence Smith

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the evolution of Japanese prints from 1868 to 2008. It begins with a discussion of the history of the Japanese graphic print industry during the period 1868–1912, with ... More


National Recognition and Community Acknowledgment

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines and explores an event called the Festival of Nations, which showcases a myriad of folk demonstrations that range from African American doll making to Iranian rug weaving. The ... More


Introduction

Anne E. McLaren

in Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832322
eISBN:
9780824869366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832322.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book brings to light the ancient folk art of bridal laments, which was once a signal mark of female status, talent, and ... More


Taiko Drums and Taiko Drum Makers

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the variety of drums used in Japan and begins a discussion of the “taiko boom” by demonstrating how it has helped bring taiko drums and taiko drum makers closer to the ... More


Making Claims to Tradition: Poetics and Politics in the Works of Young Maithil Painters

Mani Shekhar Singh

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Using ethnography based on young folk artists from Mithila, Bihar, this chapter explores the question – ‘What does it mean to inherit a tradition?’ Are these young artists merely passive carriers of ... More


Genealogies of Taiko II: Ondekoza to Kodo

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes in detail how three of Ondezoka's most emulated pieces were created. Ondezoka's repertoire can be considered quite original; moreover, the group is quite influential among taiko ... More


Folk Cultural Production with Danwei Characteristics: Folk Storytelling and Public Relations Activities

Ka-ming Wu

in Reinventing Chinese Tradition: The Cultural Politics of Late Socialism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039881
eISBN:
9780252097997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039881.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines folk storytelling performances staged in and by various government work units or state-owned enterprises for public relations purposes, with particular emphasis on how the ... More


The Mirror as Frame: Time and Narrative in the Folk Art of Bengal

Roma Chatterji

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Inspired by Das’s essay on the paintings of Akhbar Padamsee, this chapter explores the use of the mirror motif as a framing device by folk artists in Bengal. Das uses the paired terms bimb-pratibimb ... More


Selling the Santuario

Brett Hendrickson

in The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó: America's Miraculous Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479815500
eISBN:
9781479870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815500.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a nineteenth-century attempt by the Archdiocese of Santa Fe to obtain the privately owned Santuario. It then turns to the 1929 sale, which was orchestrated by Anglo artists ... More


Introduction: The Lives of Korean Shaman Paintings

Laurel Kendall, Jongsung Yang, and Yul Soo Yoon

in God Pictures in Korean Contexts: The Ownership and Meaning of Shaman Paintings

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847647
eISBN:
9780824868338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847647.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

We present a broad overview, describing, in general terms, what we mean by “shaman painting” and how we will be approaching them as objects that have been appreciated as art and as objects that are ... More


Exploring Peruvian Music in Miami

Martha Ellen Davis

in The Florida Folklife Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031403
eISBN:
9781617031427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031403.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Peruvians are among the many immigrant groups in Miami, and include upper- and middle-class as well as lower-class and rural-derived people. For the Peruvian community, music is not only a ... More


Conclusion

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

in Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810403
eISBN:
9781496810441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810403.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on children’s folklore as ephemeral art. Children’s schoolyard lore teaches African American children and their friends, rhyme, rhythm, a form of public speaking, formalized game ... More


Feeding a Thousand Souls: Women, Ritual, and Ecology in India- An Exploration of the Kolam

Vijaya Nagarajan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780195170825
eISBN:
9780190858100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170825.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Drawing on extensive fieldwork, this book investigates aesthetic, symbolic, metaphorical, literary, mathematical, and philosophical meanings of the kōlam, the popular Tamil women’s daily ephemeral ... More


Who Lives Here?: Decoration, Design, and Ornamentation on Objects and Surroundings

Henrik Hogh-Olesen

in The Aesthetic Animal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190927929
eISBN:
9780190927950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927929.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapter 6 follows the aesthetic impulse full circle and explores the human need to decorate objects and surroundings, as well as the marking of property and status in the public domain. Furthermore, ... More


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