Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "avant-garde"
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(2014-05-30)This dissertation discusses the postbob-drumming contributions of percussionist, composer and educator Joe Chambers. The analysis of his musical style and concept will focus on the period between his 1964 recording debut ...
(2012-09-18)By the early twentieth century, America had become enamored with standards. Desiring industrial, economic, geographic, and social normalcy, Americans advocated programs—such as eugenics, ugly laws, City Beautiful movements, ...
(2019-07-02)My dissertation, “Technologies of Gender: Soviet Literature and Film in the 1920s and 1930s,” examines the vital role technology and machines – both actual and imagined – play in defining the ‘new Soviet man’ and ‘new ...