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Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms

John Daverio

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195132960
eISBN:
9780199867059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132960.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the connections between art and life in the works of three giants of musical romanticism. Drawing on contemporary critical theory and a wide variety of 19th-century sources, it ... More


The Debt to the East

Peter van der Merwe

in Roots of the Classical: The Popular Origins of Western Music

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198166474
eISBN:
9780191713880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198166474.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Over many centuries, Western music has drawn on the partially Oriental music of southern and eastern Europe. This chapter examines this process, and in particular, the Gypsy music that profoundly ... More


ADAGIOS IN BRAHMS'S LATE CHAMBER MUSIC: GENRE AESTHETICS AND CULTURAL CRITIQUE

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

By the late 19th century, the adagio had become a genre marked by the technical attributes and lofty connotations of “unending melody”. Because of Beethoven's achievements, composers found adagios ... More


Op. 54/55 (1788)

Floyd Grave and Margaret Grave

in The String Quartets of Joseph Haydn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173574
eISBN:
9780199872152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173574.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Noted for timbral brilliance and an accent on taxing first-violin delivery, this set, Op. 54/55, is traditionally linked to the violinist Johann Tost, who served as a middleman in its sale. ... More


George Eliot’s Lot

David Kurnick

in Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151519
eISBN:
9781400840090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151519.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on George Eliot's tangled engagement with the drama. It begins with an analysis of the mutual constitution of theatricalized space and characterological interiority in Romola ... More


Government and People

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the common people in Scotland, and particularly certain groups whose encounter with government proved memorable. A ‘new violence of the state’ emerged in certain policies of ... More


Ella Mary Leather

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0046
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A good folklorist needs to be scientifically accurate, artistically imaginative, and humanly sympathetic. It is the combination of these qualities that makes the success of Mrs Ella Mary Leather's ... More


Travellers’ and gypsies’ death and dying

Regina McQuillan

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0049
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses issues in the provision of palliative care to Travellers and Gypsies. Gypsies and Travellers form part of a world-wide group of people who have, or who have had, a nomadic way ... More


'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Mary Burke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The history of the Irish minority Traveller community is not analogous to that of the ‘tinker’, a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by 16th-century British and continental Rogue Literature that ... More


Literary Antecedents of the Irish Revival Tinker

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The opening chapter traces the various imagined ‘Easts’ from which the purported pre-Gaelic ancestors of tinkers and the Oriental antecedents of European Gypsies emerged. The Revival-era theory of ... More


Synge's Negotiation of Constructs of the Tinker

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter two suggests that the ‘tinker’ had become overwhelmingly entwined with Ireland and authentic Irishness by the Revival. Synge’s ‘Irishing’ of the ‘tinker’ is give especial attention, and it is ... More


Playboys of the Eastern World: Synge's Bohemian Tinkers and Pre‐Celtic Islanders

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The third chapter argues that in his prose, erstwhile Paris resident Synge drew both from the tradition of Ireland’s ‘Eastern’ roots and fin-de-siècle bohemianism in depicting ‘instinctively’ ... More


Brahms, String Quintet in G major, op. 111, mvt. ii, Adagio

Steven Rings

in Tonality and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

The book's final chapter explores the slow movement from Brahms's String Quintet in G, op. 111. The analysis centers on the ways in which the piece's tonally ambiguous motto takes on different tonal ... More


The Gypsy Scholar and the Scholar Gypsy

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The term “academia” was first mentioned in William H. Whyte's 1956 classic work of sociology, The Organization Man. Contrast “academia” with the more traditional, and irenic sounding, “academe,” ... More


The German Territories and Cities After 1555

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After 1555 princes and urban magistrates faced the task of re‐establishing order and equilibrium. German historians have generally described this as a process of confessionalisation that led to state ... More


The Traveller colonised

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Gypsy and Traveller cultures were of particular fascination to the Gypsy Lore Society (GLS)'s members. The trope of the ‘doomed primitive’ is still a vibrant designation as attributed to many ... More


In the Step(pe)s of Genius: Pushkin’s Ovidian Exile

Duncan F. Kennedy

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The youthful Pushkin’s poem ‘To Ovid’ (1821) takes up the Ovidian tradition of self-conscious reflection on exile. This chapter considers the poem’s literary and historical context and rhetorical ... More


The Extraordinary Career of Feketevágó Úr: Wood Theft, Pig Killing, and Entrepreneurship in Communist Hungary, 1948–1956

Karl Brown

in Communism Unwrapped: Consumption in Cold War Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199827657
eISBN:
9780199950461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827657.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

From 1948 to 1956, the communist regime in Hungary sought to transform the state into a centralized command economy on the Soviet model. It was largely unsuccessful in doing so—especially in the ... More


George Eliot's Twofold Mind

Gregory Tate

in The Poet's Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetry 1830–1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659418
eISBN:
9780191749018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659418.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter moves forward to the 1860s to consider the poetry of George Eliot, which, like Tennyson's verse, presents two divergent accounts of psychology. One, similar to her novelistic practice, ... More


The Gypsy Collections at Liverpool

Katharine Hooper (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the collections of ‘Gypsy’ materials at Liverpool University Library, which comprise two separate but interrelated sections: the Gypsy Lore Society Archive and the Scott Macfie ... More


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