As Oppolzer reminds us, Frankenstein lacked education and knowledge in the fields he pursued, and his incompetence is shown in the limits of his autodidacticism
. Furthermore, Oppolzer points out Frankenstein's emotional blindness and lack of scientific vision as a basic part of the Gothic novel's features.
Outkast's Speakerboxxx/The Love Below was two individual creators making crossover statements, anchored by the omnipresence of "Hey Ya!" Hill's Miseducation was a neo-soul concept album that drew its name from a book that advocated autodidacticism
. Vandross, Charles, and Hancock all won in their twilight years far after their creative peaks; the latter won for, of all things, a record of jazz covers of Joni Mitchell songs.
So with the same autodidacticism
and discipline that had led him to rise through the ranks of the Klan, he began exploring the world on an old pink Toshiba laptop, one Google search at a time.
Taste engineering is a strategy of action fashioned with three tangled and dispersed practices (institutional benchmarking, autodidacticism
, and cooperative scaffolding) through which consumers muddle together the body techniques, perceptions, and sayings of an integrative practice (Reckwitz, 2002; Schatzki 1996; Warde, 2005) to develop mastery or cultural competence in a social domain.
These constructions--of the distinctiveness of Scottish literature via vernacular Scots; a heightened interest in portrayals of domestic life; a pride in supposed meritocracy and inspired autodidacticism
--obviously finds its apex in Burns, but remains powerful throughout nineteenth- and twentieth-century critical responses to Scottish vernacular literature.
For a detailed study of the circulation of stories about one feral child from the twelfth century on, see Avner Ben-Zaken, Reading Hayy Ibn-Yaqzan: A Cross-Cultural History of Autodidacticism
(Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011).
Though Ryman remains most closely identified with minimalism, his experimental autodidacticism
--dedicated to discovering the possibilities of the materials on one hand and eliciting the viewer's delight on the other--makes his work hard to confine to any one school.
The film's themes include artistic freedom, religion, political ambiguity, autodidacticism
, and the making of art under a repressive regime.
Unlike the majority of his Abstract Expressionist confreres, so marked by first-generation angst, autodidacticism
, decades of poverty, and a tragic consciousness (arising from the Great Depression and the horrors of World War II), Motherwell was a child of California wealth and privilege.