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Dirty Pretty Things: The Racial Grotesque and Contemporary Art<sup>1</sup>

Michael B. Gillespie

in Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781617039973
eISBN:
9781626740280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the use of the “racial grotesque” as a satiric technique in several recent works in a variety of media, including sculpture and internet videos. This chapter argues that the ... More


May Howard Jackson, Beulah Ecton Woodard, and Selma Burke

Lisa E. Farrington

in Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter deals with the contributions of May Howard Jackson, Beulah Ecton Woodard, and Selma Burke to the weltzensang of the Jazz Age. Jackson (1877–1931) attended the Pennsylvania Academy of ... More


Modern Dancers and African Amazons: Augusta Savage’s Daring Sculptures of Women, 1929–1930

Theresa Leininger-Miller

in Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the life of Augusta Savage (1892–1962). She completed a four-year course in sculpture in three years at Cooper Union. At 37, with donations and a Carnegie grant, she went to ... More


<i>Alph-Art</i>, B-Movies, Cast Corpses: Death-by-Sculpture and Hergé’s Middle Ground

Vanessa Meikle Schulman

in The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are Not So Clear

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807267
eISBN:
9781496807304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter works through anxieties of representation and authenticity as represented in Hergé’s final work, the incomplete and posthumously published Tintin and Alph-Art (1986). This essay places ... More


Visual and Literary Images of the Berimbau

Eric A. Galm

in The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter surveys visual and literary images of the berimbau. These include the use of the berimbau as a Brazilian tourist symbol on store signs, company logos, and T-shirts; a large sculpture of ... More


War and Modernism in a Fable

Noel Polk

in Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In William Faulkner’s novel A Fable, which takes place in France during World War I, two scenes highlight modern European sculpture and painting. Thomas L. McHaney suggests that the painting might be ... More


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