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The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, c. 1800-1900

Rebecca J. H. Woods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634661
eISBN:
9781469634678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634661.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

As Britain industrialized in the early nineteenth century, animal breeders faced the need to convert livestock into products while maintaining the distinctive character of their breeds. Thus they ... More


Fierce Speculation, 1967–75

Jad Smith

in John Brunner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037337
eISBN:
9780252094514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037337.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on John Brunner's works from 1967 to 1975. These include Quicksand (1967), which garnered testy and argumentative reviews; Zanzibar (1968), which went on to garner Nebula and ... More


Numbering Our Days in Los Angeles, USA

Joshua Glick

in Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520293700
eISBN:
9780520966918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293700.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers more resistant forms of national remembrance than those created for the bicentennial celebrations. As Hollywood docudrama incorporated minorities into a streamlined vision of ... More


Sweetgrass: ‘Baaaaaaah. Bleeeeeeet’

Lucien Castaing-Taylor

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This interview with Lucien Castaing-Taylor, director of the Sensory Ethnography at Harvard University reflects on the film ‘Sweetgrass’ he made in 2009 about the last migration of sheep through ... More


Deliver Us from Evil: Black Family Hauntings in a Neoliberal State

Simone C. Drake

in When We Imagine Grace: Black Men and Subject Making

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226363837
eISBN:
9780226364025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226364025.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter uses Hwesu S. Murray v. National Broadcasting Company, Inc., (1987) as a theoretical tool for analysing three films: Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep (1977); Kasi Lemmon’s The Caveman’s ... More


All My Trials: The Healing Powers of Poems and Tales

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter reflects on the healing powers of poems and tales. From his family's poetry night, the author understood how poems can be used to share feelings and thoughts with loved ones, but he ... More


Sheep: Fascist Settlers and the Colonization of Africa and Europe

Tiago Saraiva

in Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035033
eISBN:
9780262335706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035033.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

The sixth and final chapter is the most original in terms of methodology, for it takes a single technoscientific organism – Karakul sheep – and follows its role in the settlement of the frontier for ... More


The First Piano Sonata

Kyle Gann

in Charles Ives's Concord: Essays after a Sonata

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040856
eISBN:
9780252099366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040856.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Ives’s First Piano Sonata (1901-1917, written concurrently with the Concord) is analyzed here to show differences between its formal design and the Concord’s. Particularly evident is its greater ... More


Spirituals in Uncle Tom Shows, Melodramas, and Spectacles

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Stage productions of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) were a staple of theaters across the United States well into the twentieth century. In 1876, after jubilee troupes had ... More


Interview with John Brunner: Conducted by Steven L. Goldstein

Jad Smith

in John Brunner

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037337
eISBN:
9780252094514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037337.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents the transcript of an interview with John Brunner conducted by Steven L. Goldstein. The interview covered topics such as where Brunner gets his ideas; how he goes about putting ... More


Coming Into Your Town: Okkervil River’s “Black”

Stephen M. Deusner

in The Poetics of American Song Lyrics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031564
eISBN:
9781617031571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031564.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

“Black,” a compelling song from the indie-rock band Okkervil River’s 2005 album Black Sheep Boy, employs extremely dramatic, yet deceptively mutable elements: a kidnapped child who grows into a ... More


Coasts and riversides

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

in Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter illustrates how marshland grazing and access to woodland were the resources which attracted incoming Germanic communities to settle along the north bank of the lower Thames: the ... More


Resistance is Futile: Silencing and Cultural Appropriation

in Science Fiction and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310249
eISBN:
9781846314018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314018.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the works of John Wyndham and Philip K. Dick, The Midwich Cuckoos and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, respectively. These narratives talk about the continuing ... More


De-Coda

Thierry Bardini

in Junkware

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667505
eISBN:
9781452946580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667505.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter talks about false promises of the molecular revolution, the persistence of junk, and the victory of stasis over entropy. It reviews the cinematographic presence of junk in cyberfictions, ... More


A Couple of Years

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s novels Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and The Zap Gun. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? tells a tall totemic tale of a prized ... More


Android Empathy

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores how the distinction between humans and androids, between empathy and psychopathy, traverses every human psyche. In the movie Blade Runner, Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) busts an ... More


Conclusion: “Rememory,” the Visual, and America’s Future History: Race and the Digital Turn

Peter Lurie

in American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199797318
eISBN:
9780190225735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199797318.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book concludes by relating its discussion of visualizing history to the media and the public response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. It shows their overly mediated depiction to have a precedent ... More


Sweet Memory: Archaeological Evidence of Jesus in Jerusalem

Jodi Magness

in Memory in Ancient Rome and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744764
eISBN:
9780191805929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744764.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter, written from an archaeological perspective, considers details about Jesus in Jerusalem which are provided by the author of the Fourth Gospel but are not in the Synoptic accounts. ... More


Departures and Returns

Breandán Mac Suibhne

in The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198738619
eISBN:
9780191801884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738619.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The authorities assisted McGlynn to emigrate to Australia, where he returned to teaching. The four men in custody were released after serving twelve months. Most of the men arrested on McGlynn’s ... More


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