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Sound Studies Meets Deaf Studies

Michele Friedner and Stefan Helmreich

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines “sound” and “hearing” in relation to silence and deafness. Sound studies and Deaf studies would seem, at first perception, to operate in worlds apart. Sound studies privileges ... More


Pastist Externalism about Memory Content

Sven Bernecker

in Memory: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199577569
eISBN:
9780191722820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577569.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Content externalism is the view that the individuation conditions of mental content depend, in part, on external or relational properties of the subject's environment rather than only on internal ... More


Edwin Morgan: Dredging the Whale-Roads

CHRIS JONES

in Strange Likeness: The Use of Old English in Twentieth-Century Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199278329
eISBN:
9780191707889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278329.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter investigates Edwin Morgan's experience of Old English at Glasgow University. It argues that his translation of Beowulf negotiates two opposing theoretical positions, respecting the ... More


Occult Futurism

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses futurists interested in the occult sciences to illustrate the preoccupations of a spiritual, ontological order within the futurist thinking. The idea that futurist art does not ... More


Contemplation at Colossae

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Paul thought that the church had to be apostolic, thus, he commissioned others to spread the gospel outside the urban area. The chapter argues that Paul may have met Epaphras, a native of Colossae, ... More


Controversial Leonardo

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Veneration of Leonardo da Vinci among the futurists had deep roots in the prehistory of the movement, that is, in the Movimento Fiorentino, a group of intellectuals active in Florence at the ... More


Third Level

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Beyond the process of spiritualizing/sanctifying the noise (first level) and that of synthesizing different noises into unity (second level), Russolo contemplated a third level. During the creative ... More


Conclusion: Materialist Futurism?

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter suggests that Russolo's theosophy is the key that allows us to identify, decode, and contextualize the occultist interests which were ever present in his work: from his printmaking and ... More


Art and Revolution: The Soviet Union

David Roberts

in The Total Work of Art in European Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450235
eISBN:
9780801460975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450235.003.0011
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter examines the fraught relationship between art and revolution in light of three distinct attempts to realize the total work of art in the name of the revolution: the mass festivals of the ... More


Introduction

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main premise, that the theosophical phase of Russolo's late period—what is often considered his regressive change of direction—was linked to his longtime ... More


Futurism as a Metaphysical Science

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It has been maintained that interest in the occult arts and metapsychics can be attributed to the futurists' attraction to the then current understanding of science. There were those who, considering ... More


Psychomotor Aesthetics: Movement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film

Ana Hedberg Olenina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190051259
eISBN:
9780190051297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190051259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the late 19th century, neurophysiology introduced techniques for detecting somatic signs of psychological processes. Scientific modes of recording, representing, and interpreting body movement as ... More


The World of the Future, the Future of the World

Glenn Watkins

in Proof through the Night: Music and the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231580
eISBN:
9780520927896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231580.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

Artists as well as politicians always seem to be talking about and predicting the future. Paradoxically, the charted paths to their iridescent kingdoms are typically strewn with calls for sacrifice, ... More


Aerodance: Futurist Dance and Aviation

Gabriele Brandstetter

in Poetics of Dance: Body, Image, and Space in the Historical Avant-Gardes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199916559
eISBN:
9780199370108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916559.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter first analyzes the aesthetics of Futurist dance, focusing on Marinetti’s “Manifesto della danza futurista” (Manifesto of Futurist dance), which has not received much scholarly attention ... More


Loy’s Dialogue with Lacerba and Italian Feminism

Laura Scuriatti

in Mina Loy's Critical Modernism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056302
eISBN:
9780813058085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056302.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter contextualizes Loy's readings of Futurist ideas and aesthetics within the specificity of the Florentine avant-garde; it analyzes Loy’s responses to the writings and ideas on sexuality, ... More


Finding his Own Uses for Things: The Short Fiction

Gary Westfahl

in William Gibson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037801
eISBN:
9780252095085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037801.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses William Gibson's short fiction. Among Gibson's early short stories are “Fragments of a Hologram Rose” (1977), which introduces the theme of virtual reality; “The Gernsback ... More


“The standardized world we are facing and fearing”: Sex and Futurist Fictions

in Reproduction by Design: Sex, Robots, Trees, and Test-Tube Babies in Interwar Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226560694
eISBN:
9780226560717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226560717.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates how much of futurist literature focused on the topics of femininity, masculinity, birth control, and reproduction. Writing about the future was a classic means of ... More


Futurismo and the machine

Katia Pizzi

in Italian Futurism and the Machine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219.00009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter elucidates and explores the context and background of the futurist machine. A chronological overview of the semantics of the machine across history paves the way to a discussion of ... More


Mechanical mach(in)ismo: Filippo Tommaso Marinetti

Katia Pizzi

in Italian Futurism and the Machine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219.00010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The financial assets and entrepreneurial acumen of Filippo Tommaso Marinetti underpinned the mechanical orientation of futurismo, from the early days through to the demise of the movement. ... More


At the frontier of futurismo

Katia Pizzi

in Italian Futurism and the Machine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780719097096
eISBN:
9781526146694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526121219.00012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Postwar futurismo included Anarchists and Socialists, such as Vinicio Paladini, Ivo Pannaggi, Avgust Cernigoj and Ruggero Vasari. This chapter explores the manner in which radical futurists welcomed ... More


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