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Literary Contexts

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the influences that shaped Plath as a fiction writer. There are five sections, each of which examines one of the major such influences. These are: (1) Virginia Woolf (2) The New ... More


Abraham Lincoln's New York City Funeral

Richard E. Sloan

in The Lincoln Assassination: Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232260
eISBN:
9780823240784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232260.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After his death, a special funeral train carried Lincoln's remains north and west over a thousand-mile journey home to Illinois, stopping for ceremonies in the leading cities of seven states. This ... More


The Piano Man was it! the Man in Charge: Black Nightclubs and Ragtime Identities in New York’s Tenderloin

David Gilbert

in The Product of Our Souls: Ragtime, Race, and the Birth of the Manhattan Musical Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622699
eISBN:
9781469622712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622699.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores some of the social and cultural influences that shaped new forms of black identity in New York during the first decade and a half of the twentieth century. Ragtime identities ... More


Modernism and the Quality Magazines: Vanity Fair (1914–36); American Mercury (1924–81); New Yorker (1925– ); Esquire (1933– )

Faye Hammill and Karen Leick

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines four magazines — Vanity Fair, American Mercury,New Yorker, and Esquire — that engaged with modernism in varying ways. Vanity Fair showcased modernist art and literature and was ... More


Into the Roaring Twenties: Vanity Fair and New Yorker

Robert L. Gambone

in Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732221
eISBN:
9781604734799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732221.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter narrates George Luks’s foray into publications like Vanity Fair and New Yorker. While he was still working at the Verdict, Luks found time to undertake freelance drawings for Broadway ... More


Slavery in Colonial New York

in In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317748
eISBN:
9780226317755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317755.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Enslavement dominated every facet of colonial black New Yorkers' lives—the work they did, their ability to form families, their religious practices, even how they defined themselves. But black men ... More


BALTIMORE'S FRIENDLY DRAGON

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0042
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Mencken's return to his home at 1524 Hollins Street marked the beginning of his critical rehabilitation. With the success of the new edition of The American Language, Mencken began writing a series ... More


Crossings and Dwellings

Kyle B. Roberts

in Evangelical Gotham: Religion and the Making of New York City, 1783-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388144
eISBN:
9780226388281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388281.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the evangelical New Yorkers who experienced a spiritual crossing in the midst of a terrestrial one in the generation following the American Revolution. This period proved one ... More


Smear Campaign: Giuliani, the Holy Virgin Mary, and the Critical Study of Whiteness

David R. Roediger

in Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233416
eISBN:
9780520930803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233416.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents a description of how whiteness informed the 1999 “smear campaign” of New York City's mayor, Rudolph Giuliani, against the depiction of a Black Virgin Mary by the Afro-British ... More


“Demand the Dismissal of Policemen Who Abuse the Privileges of Their Uniform”: Racial Violence, Police Brutality, and Self-Protection

Shannon King

in Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?: Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479811274
eISBN:
9781479866915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811274.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the range of strategies black New Yorkers used to defend themselves against white mob attacks and police malfeasance. Aspiring and elite blacks organized ad hoc associations ... More


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