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Bach’s Expressive Universe

Geoffrey Burgess

in The Pathetick Musician: Moving an Audience in the Age of Eloquence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199373734
eISBN:
9780199373772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373734.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Taking as a guiding principle the belief that in order to be an effective musical rhetorician, performers should have an understanding of the principles of rhetorical composition, Chapters 3 and 4 ... More


Painting a Musical Masterpiece: Lyric: Justin Timberlake—“What Goes Around . . . Comes Around”

Nate Sloan, Charlie Harding, and Iris Gottlieb

in Switched On Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056650
eISBN:
9780190056681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056650.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 6 discusses “What Goes Around . . . Comes Around,” Justin Timberlake and Timbaland’s magnum opus, a seven-minute-plus track spinning a saga of love and karma through creative instrumentation, ... More


Ruskin’s Style of Thought: Animating Redescription in the Late Writings

Marcus Waithe

in Thinking Through Style: Non-Fiction Prose of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198737827
eISBN:
9780191801273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737827.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

John Ruskin complained of being ‘called a “word painter” instead of a thinker.’ This chapter challenges the basis of that opposition, in claiming that Ruskin’s way of putting things is itself a ... More


Tom Wolfe’sFailed Optimism

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Tom Wolfe’s contradiction between his populist faith in human possibility and his essentially conservative political instincts. A subtheme of utopianism during the 1960s was the ... More


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