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Confronted with Too Much

Todd McGowan

in Spike Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038143
eISBN:
9780252095405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038143.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the films of Spike Lee. Lee's films employ types of excess such as unconventional shots, extreme characters, and improbable scenes to intervene in critical issues that trouble ... More


War, Fiction, and Truth: Tim O’Brien’s “How to Tell a True War Story”

Giorgio Mariani

in Waging War on War: Peacefighting in American Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039751
eISBN:
9780252097850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039751.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the correlation between the Vietnam War and literary postmodernism in Tim O'Brien's “How to Tell a True War Story,” one of the short stories in the collection The Things They ... More


Deconstructing White Ways of Seeing: Interracial-Conflict Films and College-Student Viewers

Kimberly Chabot Davis

in Beyond the White Negro: Empathy and Anti-Racist Reading

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038433
eISBN:
9780252096310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038433.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter turns to the medium of film and a different demographic group and reception context: the college classroom. It analyzes the responses of college students to two films about interracial ... More


When Slow Starts to Mean Something, We Crave Fast: The ONCE Years

Kyle Gann

in Robert Ashley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes what Ashley refers to as “the glorious chaos of the 1960's,” tracing the rise and fall of the ONCE festivals as well as the various compositions he had worked on at the time, ... More


Atrocious Encounters: Caste Violence and State Violence

Deepti Misri

in Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038853
eISBN:
9780252096815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038853.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter studies two often-intersecting forms of violence peculiar to the postcolonial Indian state: the “caste atrocity” and the “encounter killing.” It begins with Arundhati Roy's novel The God ... More


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