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The Pushkin Centennial

Simon Morrison

in The People's Artist: Prokofiev's Soviet Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195181678
eISBN:
9780199870806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181678.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides a detailed description of Prokofiev's scores for the 1937 Pushkin centennial, specifically his incidental music for theatrical productions of Boris Godunov and Eugene Onegin, ... More


The Data

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter offers a detailed empirical study of English swiping (e.g. What about?) and dialect Dutch spading (e.g. Wie dat? ‘who that’). The basic properties of both constructions are outlined and ... More


The Analysis

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter contains the analysis of English swiping and dialect Dutch spading and shows how the basic properties of these constructions follow from that analysis. Swiping is argued to involve ... More


When Spading Met Swiping: The Case of Frisian

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Swiping and spading can cooccur in one and the same example in Frisian. This chapter shows that the analysis of such sentences follows straightforwardly from the individual analyses outlined in the ... More


Previous Analyses

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter introduces and discusses previous analyses of both spading and swiping, and argues that all of them suffer from shortcomings when confronted with the full set of data. The accounts ... More


Expanding the Data Set

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in The Syntax of Ellipsis: Evidence from Dutch Dialects

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195375640
eISBN:
9780199871612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375640.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter further extends the data set of this book in two ways. First of all, it briefly discusses the occurrence of spading in Eastern Norwegian and French. Secondly, it focuses on two other ... More


The Inescapable Queen

Inna Naroditskaya

in Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195340587
eISBN:
9780199918218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340587.003.0120
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The first scene of the opera Queen of Spades introduces major leitmotifs associated with double passions—love and gambling—which, though contrasting, share an identical melody. Unexpected, surprising ... More


How do you sluice when there is more than one CP?

Jeroen van Craenenbroeck

in Sluicing: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645763
eISBN:
9780191741135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645763.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores the interaction between the split-CP hypothesis and the syntax of sluicing. If there is more than one CP-projection, there is potential variation as to which part of the clausal ... More


1889–1893

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0019
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the last five years of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's life, celebrity obscured his real preoccupations, the most important of which was his muse, the ability to compose. His accomplishment in those ... More


The Great Symbolist Opera

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter conflates two previously published pieces: “A Masterpiece of Musical Surrealism” and “Why the Queen of Spades Is the Great Symbolist Opera.” At the beginning of the year 1888, a composer ... More


The Moral Geography of Scotland

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on the world of enlightened improvement that inspired the drainage scheme at Blair Drummond. It begins at the Select Society of Edinburgh, the premier venue for intellectual ... More


The Queen of Spades, the 1937 Pushkin Jubilee, and Repatriation

Kevin Bartig

in Composing for the Red Screen: Prokofiev and Soviet Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967599
eISBN:
9780199333240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967599.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Immediately following his repatriation in 1936, Prokofiev composed his second film score, this one for a screen adaptation of Alexander Pushkin's The Queen of Spades. Although the film was never ... More


Lost in a Symbolist City: Multiple Chronotopes in Chaikovsky's The Queen of Spades

Boris Gasparov

in Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Pyotr Ilyich Chaikovsky's opera The Queen of Spades, which was based on Alexander Pushkin's short story. It identifies the symbolist and expressionist traits in the opera and ... More


City of Any Dream

Richard Hornsey

in The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter surveys how in the late 1950s certain queer men found new ways of orienting themselves within the metropolitan landscape. It focuses on the queer journalist and novelist Colin MacInnes ... More


‘No Good for Business’: States of Crime in the 1920s and 1930s

Andrew Pepper

in Unwilling Executioner: Crime Fiction and the State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198716181
eISBN:
9780191784347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716181.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the complex affiliations between crime stories by Dashiell Hammett, Georges Simenon, and Bertolt Brecht and their not necessarily synonymous responses to state repression in the ... More


Waterways and Water Transport on Reclaimed Coastal Marshlands: The Somerset Levels and Beyond

Rippon Stephen

in Waterways and Canal-Building in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198723134
eISBN:
9780191804205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198723134.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the reclamation of coastal wetlands, such as the marshes and fens that borders most of England's estuaries. These created a series of uniquely handcrafted landscapes. The ... More


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