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The intertextuality of the song fragment

Mary-Ann Constantine and Gerald Porter

in Fragments and Meaning in Traditional Song: From the Blues to the Baltic

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262887
eISBN:
9780191734441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262887.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses the way song fragments function in the work of four novelists: James Joyce, D.H. Lawrence, Christina Stead, and Charles Dickens. It considers silencing, particularly of women, ... More


Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Peter Childs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Texts takes a wide range of visual, virtual, performative and written texts as a means of exploring both the ‘the literary’ and ‘the textual’ in contemporary culture. Each chapter includes an ... More


Introduction: Starting Points

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Unlike many books in the field, this is not a study of literary texts in cultural contexts but a book about cultural texts of the kind increasingly studied through literary approaches. The chapters ... More


A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Benjamin Looker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Nation of Neighborhoods investigates what the concept of “neighborhood” came to mean to Americans who grappled with vast changes in their urban spaces from World War II to the Reagan era. Across ... More


Cross-Racial Empathy: Viewing the White Self through Black Eyes

Kimberly Chabot Davis

in Beyond the White Negro: Empathy and Anti-Racist Reading

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038433
eISBN:
9780252096310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038433.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter focuses on the progressive potential of empathetic feeling to redress a scholarly bias against compassion, empathy, and sympathy, particularly in American studies. Rather ... More


Representing Arabs and Muslims in the US after 9/11: Gender, Religion, and Citizenship

Carol Fadda-Conrey

in Contemporary Arab-American Literature: Transnational Reconfigurations of Citizenship and Belonging

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479826926
eISBN:
9781479819027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479826926.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter addresses a range of Arab-American literary and cultural texts that respond to the post-9/11 political and social terrain in the U.S. They capture and challenge homogenized depictions of ... More


Epilogue: Imagining an End to Empire

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book as a whole considers culture as an influential site of knowledge, one that proposes confusing analytics and characteristics—a so-called unsettling hermeneutic of American exceptionalism—in ... More


Transition Roads, Railways, and Bridges: Arteries of the Nation

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the implications of a developmentalist orientation for both official and alternative nationalisms through theorizations of the postcolonial nation. It focuses on the official ... More


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