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Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After her 13th birthday, all the fourteen scrapbooks faithfully kept by her parents were shown to Philippa making her to be aware that she was treated like a puppet, a manipulated human being. Her ... More


Venture Funambulists: Composing Kings in Old and New Rajasthan

Jeffrey G. Snodgrass

in Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304343
eISBN:
9780199785063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304349.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter presents Bhat ballads featuring linguistically talented bards who dominate and control their lords and benefactors. Bhat praise of kings and patrons in their practice as well as in their ... More


Little Old New York: Tenderloin and the Early 1960s

Philip Lambert

in To Broadway, To Life!: The Musical Theater of Bock and Harnick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195390070
eISBN:
9780199863570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390070.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Popular

This chapter examines the third show of the Bock–Harnick partnership, Tenderloin (1960), and other smaller projects the pair undertook during the early 1960s. Tenderloin featured essentially the same ... More


Mysticism and Islam in Javanese Rāmāyaṇa Tales

Mandakranta Bose

in The Ramayana Revisited

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195168327
eISBN:
9780199835362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168321.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter delves into the historical and evolutionary process of the movement of the Rāmāyana story in Indonesia and its religious and political implications. It argues that cross-cultural traffic ... More


Akrasia And Self‐Rule In Plato's Laws

Joshua Wilburn

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 43

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199666164
eISBN:
9780191751936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666164.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This paper challenges the commonly held view that Plato acknowledges and accepts the possibility of akrasia in the Laws. It offers a new interpretation of the image of the divine puppet in Book 1 - ... More


The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of Japan: Honor, Vengeance, and Love in Four Plays of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835620
eISBN:
9780824871413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835620.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The plays presented here were first performed between 1769 and 1832, a time when the Japanese puppet theatre known as Bunraku was beginning to lose its pre-eminence to Kabuki. During this period, ... More


Jan Švankmajer

Keith Leslie Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041471
eISBN:
9780252050077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041471.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This synoptic study of Czech filmmaker Jan Švankmajer (b. 1934) presents his career in terms of a Surrealist outlook informed by an idiosyncratic animism. More than any other recent filmmaker, ... More


The Prodigy Puppet

Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Philippa's reputation as a gifted child grew more and more as she grew up. During the fall of 1937, Philippa was invited by Mother Stevens, director of the prestigious Pius X School of Liturgical ... More


Visual Methods in Interviews

Cindy Dell Clark

in In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Visual methods are well suited for inquiry seeking children’s views. Visual methods provide for communications attuned to even preliterate children, in turn empowering children to show what matters ... More


Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146586
eISBN:
9780231518338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146586.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book presents eight seminal works from the seventeenth-century Japanese sekkyō and ko-jōruri puppet theaters, many translated into English for the first time. Both poignant and disturbing, they ... More


Undermining State Authority in Cambodia

Melissa M. Lee

in Crippling Leviathan: How Foreign Subversion Weakens the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748363
eISBN:
9781501748387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748363.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines a different logic guiding the strategy of subversion: tie-down. This strategy is evident in Thailand’s subversion of Vietnamese-occupied Cambodia in the 1980s. The case traces ... More


Inventing the Performing Arts: Modernity and Tradition in Colonial Indonesia

Matthew Isaac Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855567
eISBN:
9780824868710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855567.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Indonesia, with its mix of ethnic cultures, developed sense of national modernity, and cosmopolitan ethos, provides an important lens for investigating creative dialectics of tradition and modernity ... More


Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

David Harnish and Anne Rasmussen (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

Indonesia is celebrated for its courtly arts, its beautiful beaches, its tourist attractions, and its artisan marketplace. Yet long overdue is a look at Indonesian Islam as the source of and ... More


Grace and Humility

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a 1992 university sermon on the grace of humility, expounding Germain Grisez's fresh understanding of that virtue as the particular gift enabling one to orient oneself and one's ... More


Introduction

Stanleigh H. Jones

in The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of Japan: Honor, Vengeance, and Love in Four Plays of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835620
eISBN:
9780824871413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835620.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter begins with an overview of the Japanese puppet plays presented in this volume. The plays were created during the period when Kabuki became increasingly a serious competitor ... More


Death and Pickles: Thinking through Gondry’s Neighborhood

Lisa DeTora

in ReFocus: The Films of Michel Gondry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474456012
eISBN:
9781474490672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456012.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter Lisa DeTora analyses the first season of Dave Holstein’s Showtime series, Kidding (2018–2020), for which Michel Gondry served as an executive producer and directed eight episodes. The ... More


A Stifled Talent

Carol Laderman

in Taming the Wind of Desire: Psychology, Medicine, and Aesthetics in Malay Shamanistic Performance

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520069169
eISBN:
9780520913707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520069169.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a transcript of a séance, taped during its performance and translated by the author, the primary aim of which was to relieve the suffering caused by frustration of a puppet ... More


Isadora Duncan, Edward Gordon Craig and the Dream of an Impossible Theatre

Olga Taxidou

in Greek Tragedy and Modernist Performance: Hellenism as Theatricality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474415569
eISBN:
9781399501842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415569.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on Duncan’s and Craig’s experiments in movement and manifestos for The Dance and The Theatre of the Future, and the ways they engage notions of Hellenism, especially in its ... More


The Self and It: Novel Objects in Eighteenth-Century England

Julie Park

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756969
eISBN:
9780804773348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756969.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Objects we traditionally regard as “mere” imitations of the human—dolls, automata, puppets—proliferated in eighteenth-century England's rapidly expanding market culture. During the same period, there ... More


Puppet Governments and Chinese Capitalists

Parks M. Coble

in Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on Japan's creation of puppet governments in China. These regimes differed from purely colonial administrations, such as those in Taiwan and Korea, in that they were nominally ... More


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