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Regulations, Reforms, and Controversies

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines six areas of musical performance that were governed or influenced by ecclesiastical decrees or governmental legislation: Asian musics, vernacular‐language vocal music in sacred ... More


Lawcourt Dramas: Acting and Performance in Legal Oratory

EDITH HALL

in The Theatrical Cast of Athens: Interactions between Ancient Greek Drama and Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298891
eISBN:
9780191711459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298891.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter takes the argument out of the theatre and into the lawcourts, one of the contexts which most clearly reveals the increasingly theatrical tenor (or ‘cast’) of Athenian society at large ... More


Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Thomas Strychacz

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The goal of this book is nothing less than to turn scholarship on gender and modernism on its head. The book focuses on the way some early twentieth-century writers portray masculinity as theatrical ... More


Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions

Jody Enders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226207834
eISBN:
9780226207858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226207858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Over fifty years ago, it became unfashionable—even forbidden—for students of literature to talk about an author's intentions for a given work. This book resurrects the long-disgraced concept of ... More


Defining Music Theater

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

For much of the twentieth century, a good deal of compositional energy that might otherwise have been devoted to opera was redirected to the quest for new forms of theatrical-musical performance. ... More


Women and the Performance of Power in Early Modern Southeast Asia

Barbara Watson Andaya

in Servants of the Dynasty: Palace Women in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254435
eISBN:
9780520941519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254435.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

The ritual restatement of authority so necessary to the maintenance of kingship represents a common thread in Southeast Asian history. The phrase “theater state” effectively deployed by Clifford ... More


The Great Patriotic War, 1939–1945

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Ostrovsky

in The Soviet Theater: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300194760
eISBN:
9780300211351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194760.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines events in the history of Soviet theater and arts from 1939 to 1945. During this period, theater at the front became a civic duty, a form of military service. Performing under ... More


“Who’s There?”: The Dramatic Role of the “Caller” in Vocational Discernment

David S. Cunningham

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the thorny question of whether vocation, by its very nature, implies an agent, a “caller”; and if so, whether this agent can or should necessarily be identified as God. Is some ... More


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