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Prehistory: Modernism, Postmodernism, and Music

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/9780520202160.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines musical modernism in relation to the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM). It shows that the major characteristics of IRCAM culture are prefigured ... More


An Early Redefinition of Progress's Destination

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

History reflected the cosmic ordering process in its three stages. In the first stage, instincts and the environment cooperated in shaping the initial, not-yet-fully developed human beings into a ... More


Levi and the Two Cultures

Jonathan Druker

in Answering Auschwitz: Primo Levi's Science and Humanism after the Fall

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233588
eISBN:
9780823241811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233588.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Primo Levi stresses and even exaggerates the importance of “hybridity” in his works and in his authorial persona. He tells his readers that he was both an Italian and a Jew, both a chemist and a man ... More


Turning Gold into Lead: Sexual Pathology and the De-mythologizing of Augustus in HBO’s Rome (2005–2007)

Thomas J. West III

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the first of two chapters connecting the management of sexuality to the fortunes of Augustus, his dynasty, and the empire it governs, West focuses on HBO’s Rome (2005-7), a prestige cable series ... More


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