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Chapter Five Writing and Arranging Companion: Credited and Uncredited Collaborations

Walter van de Leur

in Something to Live For: The Music of Billy Strayhorn

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195124484
eISBN:
9780199868711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124484.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter starts with the January 1943 appearance of the Ellington orchestra in Carnegie Hall. Ellington composed a work of symphonic dimensions, Black, Brown and Beige. Strayhorn’s contributions ... More


Christ Speaking Himself:: The Logophatic Discourse of Paul The Logophatic Discourse of Paul and the Bride

Martin Laird

in Gregory of Nyssa and the Grasp of Faith: Union, Knowledge, and Divine Presence

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199267996
eISBN:
9780191601576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267995.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Discusses an over-looked dimension of Gregory’s apophaticism. By virtue of apophatic union with the Word, the soul, while remaining unknowing, paradoxically takes on the qualities of the Word. The ... More


What Else Is Like Wine Description?

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The concept of tasting notes has spread from wine to other beverages, especially beer, coffee, and tea. There are descriptions such as "aromas of dark chocolate, flowers, and graham crackers" that ... More


Fragrant Lucre: The Perfume Trade

Jonathan Reinarz

in Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034947
eISBN:
9780252096020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034947.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter surveys the wealth of literature that has explored the history of the perfume trade. Not only were some of the first histories of smell histories of perfume, but histories of perfume ... More


Winter: 15 September 1894 – 28 February 1895

Nicholas Freeman

in 1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640560
eISBN:
9780748651399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640560.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes events that occurred from 15 September 1894–28 February 1895. It covers changes in the weather; punching the pimp; artificial flowers and strange perfumes; on the prowl; death ... More


Scents and Sensibility: Perfume in Victorian Literary Culture

Catherine Maxwell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198701750
eISBN:
9780191771460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198701750.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

A major reconceptualization of the imagination that reinstates its hidden links with the historically neglected sense of smell, this book is the first to examine the role played by scent and perfume ... More


Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

James McHugh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the topic of smell in pre-modern Indian religion and culture. The book provides a comprehensive study of all aspects of smell, covering a period from the turn of the Common Era to ... More


Islands in a Cosmopolitan Sea: A History of the Comoros

Iain Walker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190071301
eISBN:
9780190099633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071301.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Many people today have never heard of the Comoros, but these islands were once part of a prosperous economic system that stretched halfway around the world. A key node in the trading networks of the ... More


Seduction and Subversion: Gender and Smell

Jonathan Reinarz

in Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252034947
eISBN:
9780252096020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252034947.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter details a variety of historical contexts where distinctions between masculine and feminine scents were less clear or only beginning to be outlined with clarity. The distinction between ... More


Introduction

James McHugh

in Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the study of smell from a general theoretical and methodological perspective. Although South Asian religious discourse and practice abounded in complex smells, until now ... More


Allies, Enemies, and Yakṣa Mud: Perfumes

James McHugh

in Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What were perfumes and incense actually like and what did people do with them? This chapter explores the theory and practice of perfumes. Medieval South Asians did not talk of “top notes” and “base ... More


. Noble Presents: Gender, Gift Exchange, and the Reappropriation of Luxury

Amanda E. Herbert

in Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines female alliances that were built through the exchange of gifts. It considers four specific gift objects that seventeenth-and eighteenth-century women made or used and then ... More


Flowers in the Abstract

Jane Stevenson

in Baroque between the Wars: Alternative Style in the Arts, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198808770
eISBN:
9780191846472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808770.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Before the 1920s perfume was strongly encoded. Musky scents and tropical ‘heavy florals’ were associated with prostitution, oriental perfumes with decadence and Catholicism, and light floral scents ... More


The Toilette of the Gods

James McHugh

in Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Building on the wide-ranging study of smell, perfumes, and aromatics in the previous chapters, this chapter examines the question of why people offered these materials to the gods. A passage from the ... More


Materializing the Immaterial: Relational Movements in a Perfume’s Becoming

Nada Endrissat and Claus Noppeney

in How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts, and Materiality in Organization Studies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671533
eISBN:
9780191751189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671533.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In artistic perfumery, new perfumes are not based on last year’s top sellers, but on original, often unconventional ideas such as making a perfume that smells like melancholy. While this can sound ... More


Worrying About the Air

Sandra Cavallo and Tessa Storey

in Healthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199678136
eISBN:
9780191757686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678136.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Air quality became increasingly important in accounts of healthy living and disease prevention. We find that concerns shift from putrid air and ‘miasmas’ to a focus on the properties of winds and the ... More


Kidlat Tahimik’s “Third World Projector”

Christopher Pavsek

in The Utopia of Film: Cinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160995
eISBN:
9780231530811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160995.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the notion of the Third World, and examines Filipino filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik's Perfumed Nightmare (1977), Turumba (1983), and I Am Furious Yellow (1981–1991). The term Third ... More


James Joyce and the Scent of Modernity

Laura Frost

in The Problem with Pleasure: Modernism and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152723
eISBN:
9780231526463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152723.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines how James Joyce deploys scent, and particularly perfume, as a means of expanding the conventional boundaries of what is “scentually” appealing to include the repulsive and the ... More


The “Cosmetics” of Sophistry: Seeming and Being in the Gorgias

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines the “most famous passage” of Plato’s Gorgias dialogue—the analogy where Socrates compares rhetoric to cookery and sophistry to “kommôtikê” (464b–66a), commonly translated as ... More


Talking Dirty: Languages of Smell

William Tullett

in Smell in Eighteenth-Century England: A Social Sense

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844136
eISBN:
9780191879760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844136.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

In the late eighteenth century, a prize was offered for a new vocabulary to scientifically describe smells. The challenge of describing smells was one which vexed several eighteenth-century writers. ... More


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