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Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom

Jennifer Lackey (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198791508
eISBN:
9780191868450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Academic freedom, which allows members of institutions of higher learning to engage in intellectual pursuits without fear of censorship or retaliation, lies at the heart of the mission of the ... More

The Art of HungerAesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

The Art of Hunger: Aesthetic Autonomy and the Afterlives of Modernism

Alys Moody

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828891
eISBN:
9780191867361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828891.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As literary modernism was emerging in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a number of its most important figures and precursors began to talk about their own writing as a kind of ... More

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction

Kevin Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824459
eISBN:
9780191863240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824459.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction explores the ways in which novelists responded to the visual arts from the aftermath of the Second World War up to the present day. If art had long served as a foil ... More

Balanchine and Kirstein's American Enterprise

Balanchine and Kirstein's American Enterprise

James Steichen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190607418
eISBN:
9780190607449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607418.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

George Balanchine is today one of the most celebrated figures in twentieth-century ballet and is closely identified with the two institutions he helped found in collaboration with Lincoln Kirstein: ... More

The Behavioral Science of FirearmsImplications for Mental Health, Law and Policy

The Behavioral Science of Firearms: Implications for Mental Health, Law and Policy

Gianni Pirelli, Hayley Wechsler, and Robert J. Cramer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190630430
eISBN:
9780190630454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630430.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The authors present the most relevant factors and considerations involved in the intersection between behavioral science and firearms. The intent is to provide a comprehensive review of these issues ... More

Between Jerusalem and AthensIsraeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Between Jerusalem and Athens: Israeli Theatre and the Classical Tradition

Nurit Yaari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198746676
eISBN:
9780191808531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746676.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

How does a theatrical tradition emerge in the fields of dramatic writing and artistic performance? Can a culture, in which theatre played no part in the past, create a theatrical tradition in real ... More

Bits and PiecesA History of Chiptunes

Bits and Pieces: A History of Chiptunes

Kenneth B. McAlpine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190496098
eISBN:
9780190496135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190496098.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

This book explores the development of and the social, cultural, and historical context of chiptune, a form of electronic music that emerged from the first generation of video game consoles and home ... More

Black and BlueHow African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

Black and Blue: How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

James L. Gibson and Michael Nelson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190865214
eISBN:
9780190865252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190865214.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is not hyperbole to proclaim that a crisis of legal legitimacy exists in the relationships between African Americans and the law and legal authorities and institutions that govern them. However, ... More

Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

Brian Eno's Ambient 1: Music for Airports

John T. Lysaker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190497293
eISBN:
9780190497330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190497293.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This study situates Eno’s ambient masterpiece, Music For Airports, within various avant-garde trends in order to underscore its multiple dimensions. In the manner of Satie, it aims to tint living ... More

Brute Facts

Brute Facts

Elly Vintiadis and Constantinos Mekios (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198758600
eISBN:
9780191818523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198758600.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This is a book about facts that don’t have explanations, or what philosophers call brute facts. Such facts appear in our explanations, they inform many people’s views about the structure of the ... More

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