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Santa Claus Is White and Jesus Is Too: Era(c)ing White Myths for the Health and Well-Being of Our Children

David Ikard

in Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226492469
eISBN:
9780226492773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492773.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter investigates the effect that whitewashed religious figures, fairy tales, cartoons, and children's literature have on African American children. The chief goal is to explode the ... More


The Rhapsodes

David Bordwell

in The Rhapsodes: How 1940s Critics Changed American Film Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226352176
eISBN:
9780226352343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352343.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Four major American critics of the 1940s brought a new verve to film criticism. Writers for large-circulation intellectual weeklies, they were able to propose vigorous new ideas about American ... More


“Disney World has Become a Kind of Reverse Lourdes”: From Stanley Elkin back to Basile

Armando Maggi

in Preserving the Spell: Basile's "The Tale of Tales" and Its Afterlife in the Fairy-Tale Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226242965
eISBN:
9780226243016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243016.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This short chapter analyses Stanley Elkin’s postmodern novels, and in particular The Magic Kingdom, which describes the trip to Disney World organized for a group of terminally ill children. The ... More


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