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Shadows

Alphonso Lingis

in Irrevocable: A Philosophy of Mortality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556765
eISBN:
9780226557090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226557090.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Wayang orang is the dance drama performed in Java and Bali. The strange angles in which the hands are held, the legs bent, the reversals of the elbows and torso as though the dance could not move in ... More


An Absent Audience

Stuart Blackburn

in Inside the Drama-House: Rama Stories and Shadow Puppets in South India

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202054
eISBN:
9780520916807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202054.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book describes the performance of Kampan's medieval text Kamparāmāyanam as a shadow puppet play in Kerala, south India, analyzing the puppeteers' particular telling of the story though ... More


Shadow Media

Deirdre Loughridge

in Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226337098
eISBN:
9780226337128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337128.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

In 1775, Johann André published a through-composed setting of Bürger’s folk-style ballad “Lenore.” This chapter uses a 1781 salon performance of the setting as a shadow-play to demonstrate the new ... More


Rāma's Coronation: The Limits of Restoration

Stuart Blackburn

in Inside the Drama-House: Rama Stories and Shadow Puppets in South India

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202054
eISBN:
9780520916807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202054.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter brings together the analysis of narrative and the analysis of conversation in the shadow puppet play performance of the Kampan epic, and discusses the countervailing voices that ... More


Rāma Stories and Puppet Plays

Stuart Blackburn

in Inside the Drama-House: Rama Stories and Shadow Puppets in South India

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202054
eISBN:
9780520916807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202054.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the Kampan text, placing it within the history of Palghat and the shadow puppet play, and highlights four important points about the Kerala puppeteers' adaptation of the ... More


Haydn’s Creation as Moving Image

Deirdre Loughridge

in Haydn's Sunrise, Beethoven's Shadow: Audiovisual Culture and the Emergence of Musical Romanticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226337098
eISBN:
9780226337128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337128.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

This chapter looks at the reception of Haydn’s Creation to show the entry of visual technologies into musical discourse, and the consequences for aesthetic judgment. Johann Triest found the oratorio ... More


1 Past and Present Issues of Islam within the Central Javanese Gamelan and Wayang Kulit

Sumarsam

in Divine Inspirations: Music and Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195385410
eISBN:
9780199896974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385410.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter confronts issues of debate on music with regard to two of Indonesia's most prominent performing arts: the Javanese gamelan and wayang kulit shadow play. It critiques the histories of ... More


Rāvaṇa's First Defeat: The Puppeteers' Oral Commentary

Stuart Blackburn

in Inside the Drama-House: Rama Stories and Shadow Puppets in South India

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520202054
eISBN:
9780520916807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520202054.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the oral commentary for the shadow puppet play performance of Kampan's text, which spins auxiliary stories and quotations around the text to place it within a wider frame of ... More


From the Shadow Plays of Ibn Daniyal to the Poetry of Philip Larkin: Mustafa Badawi as Editor and Translator

Derek Hopwood

in Studying Modern Arabic Literature: Mustafa Badawi, Scholar and Critic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748696628
eISBN:
9781474412254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696628.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on Mustafa Badawi's career as editor and translator. It discusses two works with which Badawi was connected, and both of which demonstrate his deep concern with and interest in ... More


Film History

Catherine Elwes

in Installation and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174503
eISBN:
9780231850803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174503.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the lineage of moving-image installation through film history. A brief journey through the history of film reveals many elements that might well have been cast off in the digital ... More


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