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In Search of Beauty: Autocracy, Music, and Painting in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Russia

Leon Botstein

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

This concluding chapter examines Rimsky-Korsakov in the context of Russian politics, philosophy, and aesthetics in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, drawing some persuasive parallels ... More


Obsession and Visual Art

in Obsession: A History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226137827
eISBN:
9780226137797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137797.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Obsession has become collectible. Indeed, the value of an artist increases if the work is seen as the product of obsessive, sometimes life-destroying, angst. The link between genius and obsession is ... More


An Era of Grand Ambitions: Sam Rodia and California Modernism

Richard Cándida Smith

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the conception of Rodia as the quintessential modernist artist of California, an inspiration who influenced the state's cultural life fully equal to that of any other visual ... More


Picturing Palucca at the Bauhaus

Susan Funkenstein

in New German Dance Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036767
eISBN:
9780252093869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Gret Palucca quickly ascended to dance stardom in the 1920s. Born in 1902, Palucca received her dance training at Mary Wigman's pioneering Dresden studio in the early 1920s and was among the first ... More


Elizabeth Bishop: Lines of Connection

Linda Anderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748665747
eISBN:
9780748695102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665747.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book explores Elizabeth Bishop's poetry, from her early days at Vassar College to her last great poems in Geography III and the later uncollected poems. Drawing on Bishop's notebooks and ... More


Conclusion

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In brief, we may conclude that Shaw incorporates these two settings, which recur with regularity throughout his works, as a way of providing a complete dramatic experience, these settings becoming an ... More


Choosing Roles and Role Models: Faulkner's Delinquent Fathers

Judith L. Sensibar

in Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115031
eISBN:
9780300142433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115031.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the shifting roles and role models of William Faulkner during his teenage years. It explains that when Faulkner quit school at the age of 15, he committed himself to becoming a ... More


W.S. Graham: Speaking Towards You

Ralph Pite and Hester Jones (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235699
eISBN:
9781846314407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314407
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

W. S. Graham's work was published by T. S. Eliot in the 1940s and 1950s, but as a major post-war poet, his work has received astonishingly little critical attention given its prestige and influence. ... More


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