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THE IMPACT OF AFRICAN‐AMERICAN MUSIC MAKING ON THE EUROPEAN CLASSICAL TRADITION IN THE 1920S

Derek B. Scott

in FROM THE EROTIC TO THE DEMONIC: On Critical Musicology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151961
eISBN:
9780199870394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151961.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The lack of identification of the black African with an Orientalist style in the early decades of the 20th century is explained by the association of black people with jazz. This chapter is concerned ... More


Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and His Orient

Adalyat Issiyeva

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses Rimsky-Korsakov's last opera, The Golden Cockerel, in the context of his Orientalism, looking at its musical sources and more generally at the complexity of influences at work ... More


Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Cristina Alvarez Millan and Claudia Heide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Pascual de Gayangos (1809–97), celebrated Spanish Orientalist and polymath, is recognised as the father of the modern school of Arabic studies in Spain. He gave Islamic Spain its own voice, for the ... More


Colonial Legacy of  White Supremacy in American Buddhism

Joseph Cheah

in Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756285
eISBN:
9780199918874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756285.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the legacy of white supremacy in American Buddhism to “racial projects” conceived and implemented by Western Orientalists in the middle and late Victorian era. Eugene Burnouf, ... More


‘The National Drama of the Hindus’: Harishchandra of Banaras and the ‘Classical’ Traditions in Late Nineteenth-Century India

Vasudha Dalmia

in Poetics, Plays, and Performances: The Politics of Modern Indian Theatre

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195695052
eISBN:
9780199080335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195695052.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter reviews the contributions made by the British Orientalists to the aesthetics and nationalist orientation of theatre in the nineteenth-century India. It traces the shifts and changes in ... More


East is east: where postcolonialism is neo-orientalist – the cases of Sarojini Naidu and Arundhati Roy

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter on post-colonialism as neo-orientalist explores the colonialist filiations underlying post-independence representations of the colonised body, especially the female body. A study of the ... More


Culturing the Nation: Bankim’s Reading of the Gita

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay's understanding of the text of the Bhagavadgita as reflected in his Krishnacharitra, the Dharmatattwa, and the commentary on the Gita. It suggests ... More


Nation in Spiritual Quest: Aurobindo and the Gita

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores Sri Aurobindo's spiritual reading and understanding of the Bhagavadgita. Aurobindo felt that the Bhagavadgita could easily lend itself for the justification of violence in the ... More


George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Tom McInally

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the life of George Strachan (1572-1635), early 17th century Scottish humanist scholar, Orientalist and traveller. Drawing on a wealth of newly discovered archival material to offer ... More


Excavating Islamic Spain

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

For centuries after the Moriscos’ departure, textual evidence of their fraught engagement with Islam was discovered in the secret compartments of once abandoned houses and shops. Eduardo Saavedra, ... More


The Uses of History

Francesca Orsini

in The Hindi Public Sphere 1920–1940: Language and Literature in the Age of Nationalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062202
eISBN:
9780199081431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062202.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

By the early twentieth century, the framework and features of the nationalist discourse on history had been worked out in Hindi, with orientalist historiography playing a major role. The result was a ... More


Scientism and Romanticism

Dhruv Raina

in Images and Contexts: The Historiography of Science and Modernity in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198068808
eISBN:
9780199080113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068808.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In studies on the history of science and technology in India, the historiographic frames are structured by a host of factors, such as the nature of the interaction between traditional forms of ... More


Orientalists: The Modern Quest for Muhammad and the Origins of Islamic Civilization

in Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226471075
eISBN:
9780226471099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471099.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the interest of the Latin West in seeking knowledge of the Islamic East for both polemical and practical purposes. It concentrates on the development of a modern orientalist ... More


Prologue

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Observing “the life of a great scholar that should not be suffered to pass away into forgetfulness” is the main rationale of this brief journal written by Stanley Lane-Poole about his uncle, Edward ... More


Never a More Happy Time

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Edward William Lane's artistic training made him access the most of the opportunity, wherein he could easily assess the various media and techniques of the ancient artists. While the different ... More


Studying the Qur'an in the Muslim Academy

Majid Daneshgar

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067540
eISBN:
9780190067571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067540.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book sheds light on how the study of Islam in the Muslim lands become an exercise in politics and pious apologetics. It also displays the way modern critical historical approach to the Qurʾān is ... More


The Arabic-English Lexicon

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0031
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first volume of Edward William Lane's Arabic-English Lexicon was published in spring 1863, twenty-two years after the project began. It displays all the photographic accuracy for which he is so ... More


Swaraj in Ideas of God, Man and Nature

J.P.S. Uberoi

Khalid Tyabji (ed.)

in Mind and Society: From Indian Studies to General Sociology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199495986
eISBN:
9780199099825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495986.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter develops further the Gandhian proposition of swaraj in ideas and culture. It discusses the Orientalist–Anglicist debate in relation to education in India and Gandhiji’s proposition of a ... More


Orientalists and a Crusader

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The idea that the world contained undiscovered “musical resources” waiting to be exploited by the composer through encounters with the exotic was central to much twentieth-century American music. ... More


Partch's Vision of “Integrated Corporeal Theater” and “Latter-Day Rituals”

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

More than any other figure considered here, Harry Partch consistently and rigorously explored the possibilities of a genuine Gesamtkunstwerk. Moreover, his entire musical and theatrical outlook was ... More


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