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Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Angelique V. Nixon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Resisting Paradise asserts the importance of both tourism and diaspora in shaping Caribbean cultural and sexual identity. It examines Caribbean cultural producers who contend with the region’s ... More


How to Be an Intellectual:: Rorty v. Ross

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter compares two models of the intellectual, one from the philosopher, Richard Rorty, and the other the cultural critic, Andrew Ross. It looks at a debate they had during the culture wars, ... More


Credibility and Criticism:: On Walter Benn Michaels

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay challenges Walter Benn Michaels' position on cultural politics. Michaels' argues for class over diversity, but the problem is Michaels' ethos: he has little credibility in actual political ... More


Cultural Politics in Bahia

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter argues that the Vargas era in Salvador bequeathed a legacy for the rest of the twentieth century. This legacy was the creation of a political-cultural struggle over the meaning of Bahian ... More


The Cultural Unconsciousin American Politics: Why We Need a Freudian Left

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0057
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Excerpts from a book-length project tentatively titled “The Cultural Unconscious in American Politics: Why We Need a Freudian Left” are presented. This book begins by discussing the cultural radical ... More


My Life as Editor

Jeffrey J. Williams

in How to Be an Intellectual: Essays on Criticism, Culture, and the University

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263806
eISBN:
9780823266432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263806.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a personal essay recounting the author's experience editing a literary journal, "The Minnesota Review." It talks about the everyday activities of an editor, as well as the general philosophy ... More


Brazil's Black Rome and the Remaking of Bahian Regional Identity

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter introduces the argument that African-Bahians and their allies were central players in the remaking of Bahian regional identity. This occurred mainly through the major religious festivals ... More


Introduction

Stanley Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0056
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This section contains excerpts from a book-length project tentatively titled “The Cultural Unconscious in American Politics: Why We Need a Freudian Left.” The book’s central argument is that our ... More


Serve the People: Socialist Transformations of Shanghai Food Culture

in Culinary Nostalgia: Regional Food Culture and the Urban Experience in Shanghai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760126
eISBN:
9780804787468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760126.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter demonstrates the socialist transformations of Shanghai food culture. Even the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) recognized the value of the city's many different forms, restorative and ... More


African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Scott Ickes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

A close study of six major public religious festivals, including carnival, African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil, explores the cultural politics of regional identity in the ... More


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