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Communicating Democracy: or Shine, Perishing Republic

Eugene Halton

in The Great Brain Suck: And Other American Epiphanies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226314655
eISBN:
9780226314679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314679.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

When one looks at recent presidential elections, political symbolism appears to be so powerful in the United States as to have utterly annihilated politics. Not only has political discourse been ... More


Beyond the Sovereign State: Isopolitan Citizenship and Race Patriotism

Duncan Bell

in Dreamworlds of Race: Empire and the Utopian Destiny of Anglo-America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691194011
eISBN:
9780691208671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194011.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores efforts to rethink the meaning of political belonging. It delineates various models of citizenship found in Angloworld debate, focusing in particular on isopolitanism. The ... More


Commemoration

Daniel J. Sherman

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0037
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers acts of commemoration and the concept of memory in the republican framework. As commemoration seeks to reinforce the solidarity of a community by fixing a common version of ... More


Beethoven: A Political Artist in Revolutionary Times

William Kinderman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226669052
eISBN:
9780226669199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669199.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book explores the animating presence of the political in almost every aspect of Beethoven's life, work, and legacy. Beethoven was a civically engaged thinker confronted with severe challenges. ... More


Analyzing Collective Memory

Jeffrey Andrew Barash

in Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399157
eISBN:
9780226399294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399294.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the ways in which collective memory is symbolically configured in relation to its context of elaboration. Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I Have a Dream" speech is employed to ... More


Three Sequences

Christian Uva

in Sergio Leone: Cinema as Political Fable

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190942687
eISBN:
9780190942724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190942687.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on Leone’s aesthetic and cinematic language. In order to highlight the continuity and evolution of the director’s eye, it deconstructs and analyzes three famous sequences from ... More


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