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Sound, Gesture, Space, and the Expression of Emotion in Music

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The main concern of this essay is musical expressiveness and the role that the imaginative construal of sound in gestural ways plays in grounding that expressiveness. It is argued that to hear the ... More


World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

Dale A. Olsen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037887
eISBN:
9780252095146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037887.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In many places around the world, flutes and the sounds of flutes are powerful magical forces for seduction and love, protection, vegetal and human fertility, birth and death, and other aspects of ... More


Introduction

Peter Frumkin (ed.)

in Strategic Giving: The Art and Science of Philanthropy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226266268
eISBN:
9780226266282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266282.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of this volume which is to examine how donors can think strategically about their giving and maximize the public and private benefits of ... More


Oral histories and lacemaking as strategies for resilience in women’s craft groups

Anna Sznajder and Katarzyna Kosmala

in Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340911
eISBN:
9781447340942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines an ethnographic study of a women's lacemaking network in Poland. It confirms the value of craft work as both a creative and social activity and as contributing to the ... More


On Feminine Culture (1950)

Rosario Castellanos

in Mexican Philosophy in the 20th Century: Essential Readings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190601294
eISBN:
9780190601331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190601294.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

Sobre cultura femenina is Rosario Castellanos’s first attempt to champion women’s right to participate in the production of culture through certain forms of personal expression. Her argument centers ... More


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