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You Can Have My Brown Body and Eat It, Too!

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Expanding on the notion of the primal “brown body” mediating gay modernity, this chapter argues that this brown body (frequently, though not exclusively, embodied as “Latino”) mediates gay male ... More


Afterlife

James Morwood

in The Tragedies of Sophocles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675716
eISBN:
9781781380833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675716.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents post-classical adaptations of Sophocles' tragedies. It highlights the production of Ajax in 1882, which was staged in Cambridge, England. It also explores Martin Crimp's Cruel ... More


A Tar's Life

in Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318184
eISBN:
9781846317675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317675.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of British tar. It also considers the black seafarers in the Royal Navy during the eighteenth- and nineteenth-centuries. Black sailors continued to be enrolled into the ... More


Maritime Crime

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of maritime crime in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that one of the major types of maritime crime was dockland theft. ... More


Viewing through the Frame of Tragedy

Eleftheria Ioannidou

in Greek Fragments in Postmodern Frames: Rewriting Tragedy 1970-2005

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199664115
eISBN:
9780191833380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664115.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 examines plays that turn to Greek tragedy in response to collective predicament and catastrophe in the contemporary world. The discussion focuses on Steven Berkoff’s Greek, after Oedipus ... More


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