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The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey

Paul Stoller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226775340
eISBN:
9780226775364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775364.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

It is the anthropologist's fate to always be between things: countries, languages, cultures, even realities. But rather than lament this, the author celebrates the creative power of the between, ... More


1877 The Comedy Opera Company and The Sorcerer

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Popular

Richard D'Oyly Carte was as ambitious as his list of clients was impressive. He estimated that at that stage of his career he was earning about as much as William Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, but he ... More


1881–1882 Iolanthe

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Popular

While Patience ran successfully at the new Savoy Theatre in London, The Sorcerer, Pinafore, and The Pirates were all still alive and being performed by separate companies around the country. In ... More


curtain call A Selection of the Characters in the Story and What Happened to Them Subsequently

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter comprises a selection of the characters in the story and what happened to them subsequently. Rutland Barrington had a stroke in January 1919 and was forced to retire from the stage. He ... More


The Sorcerer

Gayden Wren

in A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301724
eISBN:
9780199850655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301724.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Sorcerer is in many ways a prototype for the Savoy operas and it introduced the collaborative mode that prevailed for the rest of Gilbert and Sullivan’s partnership. It was likewise with this ... More


H. M. S. Pinafore

Gayden Wren

in A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301724
eISBN:
9780199850655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301724.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Trial by Jury and The Sorcerer had made their creators talk of London, but H. M. S. Pinafore made Gilbert and Sullivan the talk of England and, with its phenomenal American ... More


Sinister Yogis

David Gordon White

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226895130
eISBN:
9780226895154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226895154.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Since the 1960s, yoga has become a billion-dollar industry in the West, attracting housewives and hipsters, New Agers and the old-aged. But our modern conception of yoga derives much from ... More


Paramount II: The Residue of Design

J. D. Connor

in The Studios after the Studios: Neoclassical Hollywood (1970-2010)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804790772
eISBN:
9780804794749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790772.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Unable to make auteurism into a model, Paramount turned away from directors and complex narratives toward production designers and clean, hyperlegible images. “High-concept” style conquered ... More


Nagô Speaks of “the Others”

Beatriz Góis Dantas

in Nagô Grandma and White Papa: Candomble and the Creation of Afro-Brazilian Identity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831779
eISBN:
9781469605487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898482_dantas.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the Male and Nago, both of which came from Africa, resulting in Africa being ambiguously represented as the source of Good and Evil. It should be noted, however, that the good ... More


In Pursuit of the Sorcerers

Christine Mollier

in Buddhism and Taoism Face to Face: Scripture, Ritual, and Iconographic Exchange in Medieval China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831691
eISBN:
9780824868765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831691.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Both archeological evidence and dynastic histories confirm the antiquity and virulence of sorcery in China. This chapter asks: How did Taoism and Buddhism envision sorcery? What were the strategies ... More


Georges Bataille: Aleatory Dialectics

Robyn Marasco

in The Highway of Despair: Critical Theory After Hegel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168663
eISBN:
9780231538893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168663.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Georges Bataille's notion of chance. This notion made its first appearances in Bataille's essays of the 1930s, most notably in The Sorcerer's Apprentice, an important document ... More


Sorcerer

Davis Quintet

in The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the musical composition of the album The Sorcerer by the Miles Davis Quintet. It considers the group's practice of placing complete or partial statements of the head's melody ... More


Allusions of Grandeur

William Gibbons

in Unlimited Replays: Video Games and Classical Music

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190265250
eISBN:
9780190265304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265250.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, Western

This chapter explores how video games can seek to raise their artistic profile by using classical music to allude to cinema history. After describing some of the visual elements that can be ... More


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