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Symbolism, Modernism, or the Silver Age?

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Decadence, Neo-romanticism, Symbolism, Modernism, and the Silver Age are some of the commoner designations of the period which followed the flowering of the Realist novel in Russia. This chapter ... More


Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Barbara B. Heyman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190863739
eISBN:
9780190054786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863739.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Samuel Barber (1910–1981) was one of the most important and honored American composers of the twentieth century. Writing in a great variety of musical forms—symphonies, concertos, operas, vocal ... More


Prewar Classicism

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183985
eISBN:
9780226184036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184036.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Following a definition of classicism generally, this chapter reviews the manner in which the concept was invoked by cultural critics of the pre-World War I years--notably Maurras and Lasserre in ... More


The Recanonization of the Zohar in the Modern Era

Boaz Huss

in Zohar: Reception and Impact

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113966
eISBN:
9781800340251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113966.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reflects on the re-evaluation of the Zohar at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Under the influence of Jewish national and neo-Romantic trends, the book regained ... More


Christmas in Hell: The Tube-Shelter Children in Images by Bill Brandt and Henry Moore

David Ashford

in London Underground: A Cultural Geography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318597
eISBN:
9781846318016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318597.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The struggle to make a home in the machine-age metropolis was to find its most powerful expression in the photographs and paintings of children sleeping in the Underground, created by Bill Brandt and ... More


Aesthetics, Physiology, and Psychology (Göttingen 1844–1854)

Frederick C. Beiser

in Late German Idealism: Trendelenburg and Lotze

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682959
eISBN:
9780191763090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682959.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Chapter 4 deals with Lotze’s aesthetics, physiology and psychology as he formulated them in his first decade in Göttingen. The first part attempts to explain Lotze’s aesthetics as an attempt to ... More


The Resolute Romantics

Michael Haas

in Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300154306
eISBN:
9780300154313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300154306.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines English author Houston Stewart Chamberlain's thoughts on romantic renewal in relation to the works of Jewish composers. It discusses his 1899 seminal work The Foundations of the ... More


John Barrymore’s Introspective Performance in Beau Brummel

Martin Shingler

in Hamlet Lives in Hollywood: John Barrymore and the Acting Tradition Onscreen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474411394
eISBN:
9781474438445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411394.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1924, John Barrymore joined Warner Bros. to star in Beau Brummel, the Clyde Fitch play made famous by stage actor Richard Mansfield in 1890. Here, as this chapter explores, Barrymore fused ... More


Introduction

Matthew D. Tribbe

in No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings and American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199313525
eISBN:
9780199385515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313525.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction portrays the extent to which Americans lost interest in the Apollo moon landings even as they continued into the 1970s, and explains why. Due to significant cultural changes in the ... More


“God Is Alive, Magic Is Afoot”: Moon Voyaging in the Neo-Romantic 1970s

Matthew D. Tribbe

in No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings and American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199313525
eISBN:
9780199385515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313525.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The counterculture had a significant effect on mainstream culture, and by the early 1970s growing numbers of Americans had also grown suspicious of the rationalism at the heart of Apollo, as the ... More


Conclusion: In the Wake of Apollo

Matthew D. Tribbe

in No Requiem for the Space Age: The Apollo Moon Landings and American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199313525
eISBN:
9780199385515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313525.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at some legacies of Apollo and briefly traces the fate of the American space program through subsequent decades, as it struggled to return to the glory days of Apollo. It also ... More


Introduction

Kitty Hauser

in Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British Landscape 1927–1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199206322
eISBN:
9780191919275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206322.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

In his introduction to a selection of verse and prose by John Betjeman, Slick but not Streamlined (1947), W. H. Auden attempted to define ‘topophilia’, a particular kind of attachment to landscape ... More


The Archaeological Imagination

Kitty Hauser

in Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British Landscape 1927–1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199206322
eISBN:
9780191919275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206322.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

Rudyard Kipling’s stories for children Puck of Pook’s Hill and Rewards and Fairies were first published in 1906 and 1909–10 respectively. In these stories, Puck (Shakespeare’s Puck of A Midsummer’s ... More


Revenants in the Landscape: The Discoveries of Aerial Photography

Kitty Hauser

in Shadow Sites: Photography, Archaeology, and the British Landscape 1927–1955

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199206322
eISBN:
9780191919275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199206322.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Landscape Archaeology

In 1937 John Piper’s article ‘Prehistory from the Air’ was published in the final volume of the modernist art journal Axis. In it, Piper compares the landscapes of southern England, seen from ... More


The poetics of subjectivity

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter explores the poetic systems that evolved to represent and simultaneously shape new subjectivities, a rich and abiding topic in Russian poetry. The chapter surveys the organization and ... More


Beneath Notice: A Social Philology of the Poetry of Dave the Potter

Jon Woodson

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jon Woodson argues for a global approach toward the interpretation of Dave the Potter’s multimedia works. A concern for the Afrocentric phenomenology of Dave the Potter’s poetics unifies Woodson’s ... More


The Concatenate Poetics of Slavery and the Articulate Material of Dave the Potter

Michael A. Chaney

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This essay suggests the trope of “catination” as a governing aesthetic principle in Drake’s work. It then reads the illegibility of several of Drake’s inscriptions as being central to that aesthetic ... More


Writing in Clay: The Materiality of Dave’s Poetry

Ethan W. Lasser

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the problem of reducing the totality of Dave the Potter’s artwork to writing. Throughout, Lasser sifts through the inscriptions and their accompanying handwriting as an ... More


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