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Prelude: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renée Levine Packer

in This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo celebrates its tenth anniversary with a gala sold-out concert at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery that ... More


Under Way

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the developments in terms of research grants and research funding of the newly established AHRB. By 2002 to 2003, during its fifth year, the AHRB's total budget had increased ... More


The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World

Yun Lee Too

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199577804
eISBN:
9780191722912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577804.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Idea of the Library in the Ancient World takes the reader not just to Alexandria, the home of the famed library of Greco‐Roman antiquity, but far beyond it. Reading across antiquity ... More


Jazz Clubs Come and Go

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0049
Subject:
Music, Popular

Recently, the Jazz Gallery, a huge New York jazz club, which had a doubtful career for a couple of years, finally closed for good. Business at other clubs was reportedly poor, and there had been ... More


Auto/biografiction: Counterfeit Lives: A Taxonomy of Displacements of Fiction towards Life‐Writing

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the converse displacement to that considered in Chapters 3 and Chapter 4, looking instead at cases where fiction‐writers colonize the forms of life‐writing, producing a variety ... More


The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A notable feature in cultural life is the growing demand to preserve and promote public access to historical buildings and sites and artistic treasures of the past. Governments are increasingly ... More


Michael Vincent Levey 1927–2008

Christopher White

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

Michael Vincent Levey (1927–2008), a Fellow of the British Academy, devoted his professional career to the National Gallery, becoming one of its most distinguished and effective directors. During his ... More


OVERVIEW OF MICROCAVITIES

Alexey V. Kavokin and Jeremy J. Baumberg

in Microcavities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199228942
eISBN:
9780191711190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228942.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter introduces the topic of microcavities with a review of the processes, which can lead to the confinement of light within resonators at the micron-scale or below. It reviews a number of ... More


China in Whitechapel, Japan in Shepherd's Bush: Aldington, Ford, Pound, Fletcher, and Lowell

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the wave of interest in Japanese visual culture that spread out from Ezra Pound profoundly to affect the work of the other literary figures associated with Imagism, and ... More


High culture and tall chimneys: Art institutions and urban society in Lancashire, 1780-1914

James Moore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784991470
eISBN:
9781526138750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991470.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

During the nineteenth century industrial Lancashire became a leading national and international art centre. In 1857 Manchester hosted the international Art Treasures Exhibition at Old Trafford, ... More


Roman Texts and Contexts: Vitalis’ Portrait Gallery Rediscovered

George Hugo Tucker

in The Poet's Odyssey: Joachim Du Bellay and the Antiquitez de Rome

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158653
eISBN:
9780191673337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158653.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

While at Rome in June 1553, Cardinal Jean Du Bellay and his private secretary Joachim were able to look into a praeco's or a herald's poetic invitation from neo-Latin poet Janus Vitalis of Palermo. ... More


Downtown

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter outlines the history of the off-Broadway theater in New York going back to the experimental music theater projects of the 1930s and the extended run of the Blitzstein version of the ... More


Museums and Art Galleries

Christopher White

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of the museums and art galleries of the University of Oxford during the period from 1914 to 1970. During this period, the university's patronage of contemporary ... More


The Lofts of SoHo: "Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950-1980"

Aaron "Shkuda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226334189
eISBN:
9780226334219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226334219.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines how, from 1960-1980, residents transformed the New York industrial neighborhood of SoHo into an artists’ district, and created the conditions under which it evolved into an ... More


Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Martin Brückner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the rise of maps as a best-selling media platform wielding unprecedented cultural influence in America between 1750 and 1860. During this period, maps became affordable for first ... More


Painting Against Torture

Fohn Nava

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the circumstances surrounding the making of the two paintings from the series “Neo-Icons” that are included in the book, “Signing Statement Law or An Alternate Set of ... More


Revealing Surprise: The Local Ecology and the Transposition of Action

Christian Heath, Dirk vom Lehn, Jason Cleverly, and Paul Luff

in Emotion in Interaction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199730735
eISBN:
9780199950034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730735.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Surprise is commonly understood as a response to the unexpected, even untoward, arising within the immediate environment, our reaction foreshadowing an associated emotion such as pleasure or fear. ... More


War as a Cultural Timeout: The Gallery and Shifting Boundaries of Male Belonging

John Ibson

in The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576541
eISBN:
9780226576718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576718.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter and the next one link details of one author’s life, especially his work’s content and its audience, to broad themes in midcentury America, especially themes regarding male relationships ... More


Teaching Through Art: Beauty, Truth, and Story

in Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes how the municipal art museums in Birmingham, Liverpool, and Manchester continued the idea of art as providing a means of engaging with subject, story, and morality through ... More


A New Narrative: From Experience to Appreciation

in Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how new ideas in the early twentieth century gradually transformed the museums, as a new generation of directors and city councils reconceived of the collections as primarily ... More


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