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6. Ritual as performance

6. Ritual as performance  

Barry Stephenson

in Ritual: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
Published Online: 
Feb 2015
eISBN: 
9780199394432
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199943524.003.0007
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199943524
Cross-culturally, ritual typically includes elements commonly associated with performance events: music or rhythmic accompaniment; dance or other stylized bodily movements; and masking, ... More
2. Portraying martyrdom

2. Portraying martyrdom  

Jolyon Mitchell

in Martyrdom: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777882
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199585236.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199585236
There are lively debates as to the origins, evolution, and contemporary representations of martyrdom. Fashions change, and so does the way in which martyrdoms are depicted by filmakers, ... More
3. Looking BackUneasy Inheritances

3. Looking Back: Uneasy Inheritances  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365593
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195321074
‘Looking Back’ argues that the history of religion in America is no grand narrative of patriarchal heroes of religious freedom and tolerance. It is, rather, a past riddled with conflicts ... More
2. “Wildwood flowers”Country music goes mainstream, 1923–1930

2. “Wildwood flowers”: Country music goes mainstream, 1923–1930  

Richard Carlin

in Country Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2020
Published Online: 
Nov 2019
eISBN: 
9780190902872
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190902841.003.0002
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190902841
“Wildwood flowers” focuses on some of the early country stars, including Fiddlin’ John Carson and Lily May Ledford, along with the two best-known acts of the era: the Carter Family and ... More
3. “Back in the saddle again”The birth of the singing cowboy, 1930–1945

3. “Back in the saddle again”: The birth of the singing cowboy, 1930–1945  

Richard Carlin

in Country Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2020
Published Online: 
Nov 2019
eISBN: 
9780190902872
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190902841.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190902841
“Back in the saddle again” explains how the figure of the singing cowboy was cemented by a series of radio and Hollywood stars, from Gene Autry to Roy Rogers and Patsy Montana. Much of this ... More
3. Harlem: City of dreams

3. Harlem: City of dreams  

Cheryl A. Wall

in The Harlem Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2016
Published Online: 
Jul 2016
eISBN: 
9780190605544
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199335558.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199335558
Harlem was the dream capital of black America. In letters home, recent arrivals boasted of the great housing, good jobs, schools, and churches. Substandard housing in Harlem was better than ... More
4. The nature of music

4. The nature of music  

Timothy Rice

in Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199794379
‘The nature of music’ looks at the contribution of the study of ethnomusicology to current theoretical thinking on what music fundamentally is. Ethnomusicologists have been able to combine ... More
5. Music as culture

5. Music as culture  

Timothy Rice

in Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199794379
‘Music as culture’ examines the connections that ethnomusicologists make between music and culture. Culture, in an ethnomusicologist sense, refers to all forms of human knowledge, ... More
Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction

Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction  

Timothy Rice

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2014
Published Online: 
Dec 2013
eISBN: 
9780199375257
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199794379.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199794379
Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction describes this growing discipline, showing how modern researchers go about studying music from around the world, looking for insights ... More
3. Intellectual intervention

3. Intellectual intervention  

Mark Slobin

in Folk Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365753
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195395020.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195395020
‘Intellectual Intervention’ explores the reasons why intellectuals and governments get involved with folk music. Modernization radically changed society in Europe and America, leading to a ... More
Theatre: A Very Short Introduction

Theatre: A Very Short Introduction  

Marvin Carlson

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2014
Published Online: 
Oct 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781322
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199669820.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199669820
From before history was recorded to the present day, theatre has been a major artistic form around the world. From puppetry to mimes and street theatre, this complex art has utilized all ... More

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