Eleanor Smith's Hull House songs : the music of protest and hope in Jane Addams's Chicago /

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Leiden ; Boston : Brill,, Netherlands, p.1 online resource (2018)

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History and criticism., Music by women composers, Protest songs, United States


Includes bibliographical references and index.Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.Intro; Eleanor Smith's Hull-House Songs: The Music of Protest and Hope in Jane Addams's Chicago; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introductory Note; Hull-House Songs by Eleanor Smith: (Reproduction of 1915 Folio published by Clayton F. Summy Co.); 1 Hull-House Songs and the ""Public; 1 ""A Moral Revolution; 2 Addams, Sympathy, and the 'Public'; 3 Source to Song; 4 Smith's Music: From the ""I"" to the ""We; 5 Finding Her Voice; 2 Hull-House Songs and Jane Addams's Political Aesthetic; 1 Introduction; 2 The Spirit of Youth: Against the Culture Industry3 The Long Road of Woman's Memory: The Devil Baby4 Hysteria/Solidarity; 5 Conclusions; 6 Coda: On ""White Slavery, "" Black Culture, and Gershwin; 3 Eleanor Smith's Operettas for Children; 1 Introduction; 2 The Romantic German Operatic Tradition: Gesamtkunstwerk andMärchenoper; 3 The Collaborative Artistic Networks of Women in Chicago; 4 A Fable in Flowers and The Merman's Bride; 4 Eleanor Smith and Her Circle: Female Patronage, Cultural Production, and Friendship at Hull-House; 1 Introduction; 2 The Biographies of Eleanor Smith and Her Circle; 3 The Settlement Spirit and Female Friendship4 The Settlement Idea and Educational Objectives5 Conclusion; 5 Cultural Pedagogy at Hull-House: Shaping Ethical Behavior through Performance; 1 Introduction; 2 Cultural Work and Religion at Hull-House; 3 Hegemonic European Christian Art as ""Ethical Culture; 3 Hegemonic European Christian Art as ""Ethical Culture; 4 The Cultural Work of Edith de Nancrede; 5 Searching for A Democratic Pedagogy: The Evolution of the Labor Museum; 6 Ellen Gates Starr and The Contradictions of Art and Labor7 Jane Addams and Industrial Education: Contextualizing Factory Work and Elevating Craft at the Labor Museum7 Jane Addams and Industrial Education: Contextualizing Factory Work and Elevating Craft at the Labor Museum; 6 Democratizing Culture and Mediating Class: The Arts at Hull-House, 1889-1945; 1 Introduction; 2 The Progressive Movement (1880-1920) and Jane Addams; 3 Theories of Art, Labor, and Culture and the Butler Art Gallery Experiment on Halsted Street (1891-95); 4 The Short Career of the Butler Art Gallery (1891-1896)5 Theater as Social Work: Theater for the People or the People's Theater6 [After] Jane Addams: Cultural Production at Hull-House during the New Deal Era's Popular and Cultural Fronts (1934-1943); 7 The Revitalization of Art and Politics; 8 The Lilac Ball: Integrating Neighbors; 9 Conclusion: The Labor Museum at Hull-House Revisited; 7 Hull-House and 'Jim Crow'; Afterword Eleanor Smith's Hull-House Songs: A Singer's Perspective; 1 Introduction; 2 Embodiment of Empathy; 3 The Sweat-Shop; 4 The Shadow Child; 5 Land of the Noonday Night; 6 Prayer; 7 Suffrage Song; 8 ConclusionIn Eleanor Smith's Hull House Songs : The Music of Protest and Hope in Jane Addams's Chicago, the authors republish Hull House Songs (1916), together with critical commentary. Hull-House Songs contains five politically engaged compositions written by the Hull-House music educator, Eleanor Smith. The commentary that accompanies the folio includes an examination of Smith's poetic sources and musical influences; a study of Jane Addams's aesthetic theories; and a complete history of the arts at Hull-House. Through this focus upon aesthetic and cultural programs at Hull-House, the authors identify the external, and internalized, forces of domination (class position, racial identity, patriarchal disenfranchisement) that limited the work of the Hull-House women, while also recovering the sometimes hidden emancipatory possibilities of their legacy. With an afterword by Jocelyn Zelasko.