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Introduction

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses masculinity. It looks at male writers, who slowly found themselves being embroiled in a “battle of the sexes”, which left marks everywhere on the virtually ... More


Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Lara Feigel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book tells the story of a generation of writers who were passionately engaged with politics and with cinema, exploring the rise and fall of a distinct tradition of cinematic literature. Dismayed ... More


The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Mererid Puw Davies

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242757
eISBN:
9780191697180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242757.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

‘Bluebeard’, in which women are slaughtered by a monstrous husband and their bodies hidden in a horrible chamber, is the most hair-raising of tales; yet with its happy ending, it also has a utopian ... More


Introduction: The Origins of Slapstick Modernism

William Solomon

in Slapstick Modernism: Chaplin to Kerouac to Iggy Pop

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040245
eISBN:
9780252098468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040245.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter traces a process of cultural transformation that, beginning in the early decades of the twentieth century, led to the rise after World War II of the phenomenon called ... More


Loving Care

Steve Lacy, Roswell Rudd, and Randy Weston

in Monk's Music: Thelonious Monk and Jazz History in the Making

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252004
eISBN:
9780520940963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252004.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

While the “mainstream” has marked itself off as the jazz style associated with tradition and as the bearers of Monk's legacy into the present, musicians who do not fit into the mainstream mold have ... More


Music: Uncertainty, the Canon, and Dissident Musics

Born Georgina

in Rationalizing Culture: IRCAM, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202160
eISBN:
9780520916845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202160.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter illustrates how the concert programming of the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM) embodied an extremely coherent and forceful canonization of ... More


Colette and Proust: Queering Modernism

Lawrence R. Schehr

in Subversions of Verisimilitude: Reading Narrative from Balzac to Sartre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231355
eISBN:
9780823241095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231355.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter stems from something of a paradigm shift, as it is devoted to the problematic representation of sexuality or the consequences of that representation in the works of the two most ... More


Beckett's Breath: Anti-Theatricality and the Visual Arts

Sozita Goudouna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421645
eISBN:
9781474444927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Samuel Beckett, one of the most prominent playwrights of the twentieth century, wrote a thirty-second playlet for the stage that does not include actors, text, characters or drama but only stage ... More


High Modernism according to Le Corbusier

Andrzej Piotrowski

in Architecture of Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673049
eISBN:
9781452945835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673049.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter focuses on Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret) and his contributions to High Modernism. His work is said to mark a turning point in the development of Western architecture, a ... More


Zenit Rising: Return to a Balkan Avant-Garde

Marijeta Božovicć

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The interwar Zagreb journal Zenit (1921–1926) staged experiments with word and image, and included texts in two alphabets and in at least five languages. The small but ambitious group of artists and ... More


Literature and The Visual Arts: Art and Letters (1917–20) and The Apple (1920–2)

Rebecca Beasley

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In the immediate aftermath of the Great War, modernist magazines largely relinquished the provocative experiments of early modernism for the consolidation of achievements referred to as high ... More


“I have met you too late”: James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, and the Making of Chamber Music

Wim Van Mierlo and Zack R. Bowen

in Writing Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780989082693
eISBN:
9781781382417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082693.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay analyzes James Joyce's Chamber Music, which was at once renounced and embraced by Joyce, but has its own integrity and aesthetic aims. It considers Chamber Music's intrinsic and historical ... More


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