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Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book, which follows the collaboration between the author, a performance studies professor, and ethnographic folklorist Elaine J. Lawless, traces the creative development of a performance troupe ... More


The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture

Jennifer Solheim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940827
eISBN:
9781786945082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940827.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture argues That globalized media has allowed for efficient transmission of transnational culture, and in turn, our everyday experiences ... More


Conceptualizing Musical Performance Culture

Fabian Holt

in Everyone Loves Live Music: A Theory of Performance Institutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226738406
eISBN:
9780226738680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226738680.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter develops the concept of musical performance culture as part of the book’s reconstruction of live music as an object of study. It argues that live music as a transformation of musical ... More


Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Xin Wei Sha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Movement, and in particular, gesture are arguably essential aspects of engendering human experience. But rather than taking “the body” or “cognition” for granted as conceptual starting points, we ... More


Improvisation as System

Kristian Kloeckl

in The Urban Improvise: Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243048
eISBN:
9780300249347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243048.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the nature of improvisation as a concept and practice, drawing on literature from the social sciences, humanities, performance studies, and the emerging field of critical ... More


Between Distant Modernities: Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South

Brittany P. Kennedy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461978
eISBN:
9781626744943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461978.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

For centuries, Spain and the South have existed on the margins of U.S. and European identities—as much for the Francoist and Jim Crow periods as for their “exotic” cultures and sunny beaches ... More


Introduction

Brahma Prakash

in Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the 'Folk Performance' in India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199490813
eISBN:
9780199095858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490813.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Folk Literature

The introduction foregrounds the field of study and introduces the concepts and specific contexts in which the study is undertaken. It problematizes the existing binaries that remain between culture ... More


From Madrigal to Opera: Monteverdi's Staging of the Self

Mauro Calcagno (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520267688
eISBN:
9780520951525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267688.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This pathbreaking study links two traditionally separate genres as their stars crossed to explore the emergence of multiple selves in early modern Italian culture and society. Calcagno focuses on the ... More


The Academic Stage

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

in Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the work of Elaine Lawless and Heather Carver in identifying the intersections of performance studies and folklore studies as they emerged in the twenty-first century. Elaine ... More


Whose “Folk” Are They Anyway?: Zora Neale Hurston and Lady Augusta Gregory in the Atlantic World

Kathleen M. Gough

in The American South and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Drawing on insights from gender and performance studies, this chapter uses the careers and writings of Florida’s Zora Neale Hurston and Ireland’s Lady Augusta Gregory to examine the creation of both ... More


Encoding Liveness: Performance and Real-Time Rendering in Machinima

David Cameron and John Carroll

in The Machinima Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015332
eISBN:
9780262295369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015332.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This chapter positions machinima within current discussions of liveness in performance studies. It shows that within the incorporeal species that make up the evolving ecology of machinima exists a ... More


Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages

Seeta Chaganti

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226547992
eISBN:
9780226548180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226548180.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In Strange Footing, early dance reveals the medieval experience of poetic form. For premodern audiences, poetic form did not exist exclusively in a poem’s structural attributes. Rather, the form of a ... More


Musicology, Archaeology, Performance: Models and Methods

Samuel N. Dorf

in Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance from Paris to Delphi, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190612092
eISBN:
9780190612122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612092.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This introduction provides historical and theoretical context and sets up the key questions explored in the book, including issues of authenticity and historically informed performance in musicology ... More


Introduction

Hannah Schwadron

in The Case of the Sexy Jewess: Dance, Gender and Jewish Joke-work in US Pop Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190624194
eISBN:
9780190624231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624194.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introductory chapter frames the book’s emphasis on the twenty-first-century Sexy Jewess, whose image proliferates in neoburlesque, comedy, mainstream film, and progressive pornography. A review ... More


The Possibility of Opera

Mauro Calcagno

in From Madrigal to Opera: Monteverdi's Staging of the Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520267688
eISBN:
9780520951525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267688.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The singers' use of pure voice as empty, nonverbal sounding music is traced back to the aesthetics of Marino. It enables singers to shift the audience's perspective toward the narrative power of ... More


Introduction: The Call to Listen: A Cultural Phenomenon

Jennifer Solheim

in The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940827
eISBN:
9781786945082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940827.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

I introduce the call to listen, the term she has coined for the cultural phenomenon in French texts of North African and Middle East origins that portray characters and figures listening as a ... More


A Sideways Approach to Mental Disabilities: Incarceration, Kinesthetics, Affect, and Ethics

Rachel C. Lee

in The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817719
eISBN:
9781479813742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817719.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the “body art” performances of theater artist Denise Uyehara. Like Ghosh's novel The Calcutta Chromosome (1995), Uyehara's performances underscore the entanglement of ... More


Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

J. Michelle Coghlan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In refocusing attention on the Paris Commune as a key event in American political and cultural memory, Sensational Internationalism radically changes our understanding of the relationship between ... More


Finding Your Own Voice: Mythologizing and Ritualizing Belonging at the Irish World Academy

Helen Phelan

in Singing the Rite to Belong: Ritual, Music, and the New Irish

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190672225
eISBN:
9780190672263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190672225.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 3 introduces the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and its emergence as a key site of cultural debate and performance in the 1990s. It explores ways in which mythology, symbol, and ... More


Resonant Recoveries: French Music and Trauma Between the World Wars

Jillian C. Rogers

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190658298
eISBN:
9780190658328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658298.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Resonant Recoveries: French Music and Trauma Between the World Wars illustrates that coping with trauma was a central concern for French musicians active after World War I. The losses and violent ... More


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