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Not Even Past: Race, Historical Trauma, and Subjectivity in Faulkner, Larsen, and Van Vechten

Dorothy Stringer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231478
eISBN:
9780823241088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231478.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book highlights references to nineteenth-century U.S. slavery and anti-Black racism in literary and photographic projects begun during the late 1920s and early 1930s, including novels by William ... More


Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608129_Gerard
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape ... More


Jazzing: New York City's Unseen Scene

Thomas H. Greenland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040115
eISBN:
9780252098314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040115.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

How do we speak about jazz? This book turns from the usual emphasis on artists and their music to focus on non-performing participants, describing them as active performers in their own right who ... More


Brilliant Corners: Representing the Inner City, from Outside and from Within

Benjamin Looker

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

While social scientists and policy experts wrestled over the relationship between the “ghetto” and the “neighborhood,” a new cadre of cultural workers used representational formats to urge a ... More


“And You Slip into the Breaks and Look Around”: Jazz and Everyday Life in the Photographs of Roy DeCarava

Richard Ings

in The Hearing Eye: Jazz & Blues Influences in African American Visual Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340501
eISBN:
9780199852215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340501.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents an account of Roy DeCarava's epic, imagistic narrative the sound i saw, which comprises photographs taken in the 1950s and 1960s but not widely published until 2000. DeCarava's ... More


Visa Pour l’Image: Personal Visions and Amateur Documents

Zeynep Devrim Gürsel

in Image Brokers: Visualizing World News in the Age of Digital Circulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286368
eISBN:
9780520961616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286368.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses Perpignan, the world's largest celebration of photojournalism, held in southern France in early autumn. Visa Pour l'Image celebrates artistic and subjective vision ... More


World Press Photo: Developing World Photography

Zeynep Devrim Gürsel

in Image Brokers: Visualizing World News in the Age of Digital Circulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286368
eISBN:
9780520961616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286368.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines World Press Photo, an international platform for photography that runs the world's most international and prestigious annual competition in photojournalism. In addition to ... More


The Signs of Race in the Language of Photography

Elizabeth Abel

in Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261174
eISBN:
9780520945869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261174.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter turns to photographic modes of reproduction and from historical to theoretical accounts of photography's role in the construction of racial meaning. It examines the verbal strategies ... More


Cultural Memory and the Conditions of Visibility: The Circulation of Jim Crow Photographs

Elizabeth Abel

in Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261174
eISBN:
9780520945869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261174.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the complex inquiries posed by visual culture studies against the uses of the visual in the construction of cultural memory. It analyzes the pressures that have made Jim Crow ... More


Restroom Doors and Drinking Fountains: Perspective, Mobility, and the Fluid Grounds of Race and Gender

Elizabeth Abel

in Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261174
eISBN:
9780520945869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261174.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter brings together sites of assimilation and elimination, beginning with the imaginative bedrock of Jim Crow: the restroom doors and drinking fountains whose parallel alignment, derived ... More


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