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Little Old New York: Tenderloin and the Early 1960s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter examines the third show of the Bock–Harnick partnership, Tenderloin (1960), and other smaller projects the pair undertook during the early 1960s. Tenderloin featured essentially the same ... More


Expression and Affect in Kleist, Beckett and Deleuze

Anthony Uhlmann

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the concepts of expression and affect in the works of Heinrich von Kleist, Samuel Beckett, and Gilles Deleuze. It suggests that Kleist, Beckett, and Edward Gordon-Craig belong a ... More


Puppet

Joe Moshenska

in Iconoclasm As Child's Play

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780804798501
eISBN:
9781503608740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798501.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter opens with a movable image of a dove, representing the Holy Spirit, that was made into a plaything in sixteenth century Germany. It relates this specific object to a wider range of ... More


Samuel Beckett and Choreography

Susan Jones

in Literature, Modernism, and Dance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199565320
eISBN:
9780191765995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565320.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Extending the theme of close relationships between dance and drama, this final chapter turns to Samuel Beckett's experimental drama as an important site for choreographic innovation in the twentieth ... More


Girl Powered: Poetic Majesty against Sovereign Majesty

Kelly Oliver

in Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251087
eISBN:
9780823253036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251087.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter revolves around the role played by the virgin girl in Derrida's The Beast and the Sovereign, vol. 1. Derrida suggests that the figure of the girl is between two marionettes, which I ... More


Pixar, Performance and Puppets

Christopher Holliday

in The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474427883
eISBN:
9781474449618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427883.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As a way of remedying the wider absence of computer-animated film acting within scholarship on film and animated performance, this chapter makes a significant assertion that, in its production, the ... More


. Marriage in the “Crossroads of the Pacific,” June–September 1918

Judith L. Sensibar

in Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115031
eISBN:
9780300142433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115031.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines Estelle Odlham's view of her marriage and her life in Hawaii based on her fiction “A Crossing.” It explains that the fiction tells the story of an unworldly pretty girl's ... More


Faulkner’s Figures: Speech, Writing, and The Marionettes

Serena Haygood Blount

in Faulkner and Formalism: Returns of the Text

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032561
eISBN:
9781617032578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032561.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines William Faulkner’s early experiments with texts and textuality in his play The Marionettes as a training ground for an aesthetic intensely concerned with “meditations on ... More


Puppets and Metaphysical Machines

Suzanne Buchan

in The Quay Brothers: Into a Metaphysical Playroom

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646586
eISBN:
9781452945903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646586.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the Quay Brothers’ puppets and inanimate objects affect the viewers’ experiences. Puppets are empty vessels often modeled on human likeness. The Quay Brothers imaginatively ... More


At Home in Padua (1771–1782)

Patricia Howard

in The Modern Castrato: Gaetano Guadagni and the Coming of a New Operatic Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199365203
eISBN:
9780199374687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199365203.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter covers the last working decade of Guadagni’s career. It includes the visit of Maria Antonia Walpurgis to Padua and Guadagni’s subsequent visits to Munich seen through the eyes of ... More


Dada Dance: Sophie Taeuber’s Visceral Abstraction

Nell Andrew

in Moving Modernism: The Urge to Abstraction in Painting, Dance, Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190057275
eISBN:
9780190057312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057275.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Among the founding members of Zurich Dada, Sophie Taeuber created patterned textiles, pure painterly abstraction, anthropomorphic sculpture, intimate dolls, collaborative collages, and live dance ... More


Seneca Censored

Helen Slaney

in The Senecan Aesthetic: A Performance History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198736769
eISBN:
9780191800412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736769.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The English theatrical repertoire in the eighteenth century was dominated by plays that appealed to the audience’s sympathies, showing characters experiencing everyday dilemmas rather than debating ... More


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