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Final Fantasy

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Essentially a solo project named after the successful Japanese video game series, Final Fantasy is the creation of self-taught violinist Owen Pallett (b. Ontario, Canada), and various guest...

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Final Fantasy

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 343 words.

Essentially a solo project named after the successful Japanese video game series, Final Fantasy is the creation of self-taught violinist

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Final Fantasy

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Essentially a solo project named after the successful Japanese video game series, Final Fantasy is the creation of self-taught violinist Owen Pallett (b. Ontario, Canada), and various guest...

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Lamsweerde, Inez van (b. 1963)

in The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs. 100 words.

partners who have enjoyed both critical and commercial success. They won recognition for the 1993 series Final Fantasy, which

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Victorian fairy painting

Overview page. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies.

In his final speech of The Tempest, Prospero recognizes the necessity for a friendly collusion between the audience and the performer in order that the illusion of fantasy prevails....

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Higglety Pigglety Pop!

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Fantasy opera in 1 act (9 scenes) by Knussen to lib. by Maurice Sendak and composer, based on a children's book by Sendak. Comp. 1984–90. Prelim. vers. prod. Glyndebourne 1985. Final vers....

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Inez van Lamsweerde

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

(b. 1963), and

(b. 1961), Dutch photographer

partners who have enjoyed both critical and commercial success. They won recognition for the 1993 series Final Fantasy, which...

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Victorian fairy painting

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 3311 words.

In his final speech of The Tempest, Prospero recognizes the necessity for a friendly collusion between the audience and the performer in order that the illusion of fantasy prevails....

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<i>Kaffeterkreis</i>

in The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

January 2015; p ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mythology and Folklore. 270 words.

Initially an exclusively female literary salon established by Gisela, Armgart, and Maximilia von *Arnim in Berlin in 1843. The circle produced numerous fairy tales and fantasy plays. The...

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Psycho-somatic Disorder Reconsidered

Donald W. Winnicott.

in The Collected Works of D. W. Winnicott

October 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology; Clinical Psychology. 1726 words.

In the final chapter, Winnicott reconsiders psycho-somatic disorder by using two examples: asthma and gastric ulcer. He suggests that asthma studies indicate the condition to be related to...

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The Politics of International Law – Twenty Years Later: A Reply to Martti Koskenniemi

Rebecca LaForgia.

in European Journal of International Law

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 2406 words.

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A Dream of John Ball

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A historical socialist fantasy by W. Morris, published in 1888. It takes the form of a dream in which the narrator is carried back to the early stages of the Peasants' Revolt in 1381; he...

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After Architectural Phenomenology

Jorge Otero-Pailos.

in Architecture's Historical Turn

May 2010; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 4477 words.

This chapter presents some final thoughts concerning architectural phenomenology. It argues that architectural phenomenology produced new architectural standards of intellectual, aesthetic,...

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Conclusion

in The Equivocation of Reason

July 2007; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Science. 5324 words.

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. It analyzes Kleist's work and his interpretation of Kant. It argues that Kleist's turn to literature...

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Staging <i>Allegro</i>

Kara Anne Gardner.

in Agnes de Mille

September 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance; American Music. 10667 words.

Allegro represented de Mille’s final collaboration with Rodgers and Hammerstein. She served as both director and choreographer for the musical. The show did not find the same...

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) Kinky Vampires and Action Heroines

Jeffrey A. Brown.

in Dangerous Curves

January 2011; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 9733 words.

This chapter focuses on some of the most influential predecessors of the modern action heroine: the strong female heroes of horror films described by Carol Clover as “Final Girls.” It looks...

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The Prophetess in Fantasy and Imagination

Terry Rey.

in The Priest and the Prophetess

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 4881 words.

Methodologically departing somewhat from the strongly empirical chapters that precede it, Chapter 9, “The Prophetess in Fantasy and Imagination,” employs art history, literary analysis, and...

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Partial Animacy and Blind Listening in Napoleonic Italy

Ellen Lockhart.

in Animation, Plasticity, and Music in Italy, 1770-1830

August 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 8120 words.

Chapter 4 continues these considerations of the animated statue’s political resonance during the Napoleonic years, but with a particular focus on the ways in which this model was deployed...

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Coda

James Donald.

in Some of These Days

June 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 3542 words.

In the 1920s, Jean-Paul Sartre had imagined America as the scene of freedom and a source of creativity; Siegfried Kracauer had received his image of America in European movie theaters. The...

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How Celes Sang

William Cheng.

in Sound Play

April 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Ethnomusicology. 11267 words.

After Chapter 1 pushes music's epistemologies to a breaking point, Chapter 2 hits a refresh button of sorts, returning to an earlier era when composers were tasked with making the most out...

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Ramírez, Martin (1885–1960)

Ann Lee Morgan.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 258 words.

Self-taught as an artist, he created unworldly fantasies suggesting the subconscious mind in action. Architectural forms, tunnels, and animals recur frequently in his private iconography....

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