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Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Andrew Reynolds and Bonnie Roos (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives is an anthology that studies global modernisms through the lens of masks. The manuscript explores regional, national and ... More


Modern Adaptations and Heritage

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the modern adaptations of the Franco-American culture and how the community reconciles their heritage with contemporary life. One way in which heritage adapts is through ... More


La Guiannée and Its Heritage

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

La Guiannée celebration eludes the historical colonial context, but is documented in France as early as the twelfth century. It is most likely a derivative of a Celtic tradition and belongs to a ... More


Disguise and Mask

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter analyses the colonial disguise and its significance for the communities. Disguise and masking are integral elements to begging quest celebrations. They provide a way for participants to ... More


Uprooting the Folk: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Critique of the Folk Ideal

Shirley Moody-Turner

in Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038853
eISBN:
9781621039785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038853.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter four argues that Paul Laurence Dunbar, like the Hampton folklorists, had to negotiate the politics of being objectified as a representative embodiment of the African American folklore and/or ... More


Introduction

Andrew Reynolds and Bonnie Roos

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The introduction to serves to demonstrate how masks affect how we read modernism in a global context. The authors highlight the performative power of masks and the tension they create when local ... More


Blood: Enter Martius, Painted

Andrea Ria Stevens

in Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670499
eISBN:
9780748693757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Surveying archival evidence and extant stage directions from canonical and non-canonical plays, this chapter considers the history of stage blood from medieval drama to the early modern period, with ... More


Black: Mastering Masques of Blackness

Andrea Ria Stevens

in Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670499
eISBN:
9780748693757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines performances of racial masquerade at court and in the public playhouses from 1605 to 1637. The court masques and plays discussed each use blackface paint as a temporary disguise ... More


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