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Civil War Humor

Cameron C. Nickels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737479
eISBN:
9781621032106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737479.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the various forms of comedic popular artifacts produced in America from 1861 to 1865, and looks at how wartime humor was created, disseminated, and received by both sides of the ... More


Bringing Change Through Laughter: Cartooning in Kenya

Patrick Gathara and Mary Kabura Wanjau

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Popular culture can both entertain and contribute to social change. Cartoons and comics constitute a pop-cultural tool of visual communication that is gaining in popularity and use. The modern daily ... More


Democracy and Popular Media: Classical Receptions in Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-First Century Political Cartoons—Statesmen, Mythological Figures, and Celebrated Artworks 1

Alexandre G. Mitchell

in Classics in the Modern World: A Democratic Turn?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199673926
eISBN:
9780191760570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673926.003.0023
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

There is much debate today on who reads classics. There are some who assume that only the elites had or have access to classics, but what should we make of the many thousands of caricatures in ... More


“We Shall Meet the Enemy”: Herbert Block, Robert Osborn, Walt Kelly, and Liberal Cartoonists' “Weapon of Wit”

in Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the early retirement of Bill Mauldin, the task of translating moral anger at McCarthyism, Southern segregationists, and the inertia of the Eisenhower administration into political cartoons, ... More


With Malice toward Both: Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis in Caricature

Harold Holzer

in Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832752
eISBN:
9781469605838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898444_waugh.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents a reading of political caricatures of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis. These lampoons reflect how much the nineteenth-century American public liked its politics laced with ... More


Bangladesh

John A. Lent

in Asian Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461589
eISBN:
9781626740853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461589.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Included in this chapter is discussion about cartooning beginnings in what was then part of India by pioneer artist Kazi Abul Kasem and description of the origins of comic books and cartoon magazines ... More


The Visual Culture of White Poverty as the History of South Africa and the United States: Repetition, Rediscovery, Playing with Whiteness

Tiffany Willoughby-Herard

in Waste of a White Skin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520280861
eISBN:
9780520959972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520280861.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

“The Visual Culture of White Poverty as the History of South Africa and the United States: Repetition, Rediscovery, Playing with Whiteness,” examines the depictions of poor whites to demonstrate how ... More


Compromise with the South

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.7
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Nast's early professional experiences, combined with his familial and local politics, helped push him from illustration into political cartooning. This chapter highlights Thomas Nast's cartoon ... More


Not Blacks, but Citizens: Racial Rhetoric and the 1959 Revolution

Devyn Spence Benson

in Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626727
eISBN:
9781469626741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626727.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapters 1 illustrates the major steps and missteps in Cuba’s state-sponsored campaign to eliminate racial discrimination that began in March 1959. Using government speeches and articles, editorials, ... More


“Hummer Rhymes with Dumber”: Neoliberalism, Irony, and the Cartoons of Jeff Danziger

David Monje

in A Decade of Dark Humor: How Comedy, Irony, and Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030062
eISBN:
9781617030079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030062.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines neoliberalism and irony in the leftist political cartoons of Jeff Danziger, who often questioned dominant discourses by both inhabiting and operating outside them. More ... More


“The Southern Thing”: Doug Marlette, Identity Consciousness, and the Commodification of the South

Christopher Whitby

in Comics and the U.S. South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030185
eISBN:
9781621032212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030185.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The nationally syndicated comic strip Kudzu, a creation of editorial cartoonist Doug Nigel Marlette, celebrated “the values, humor, and original characters still to be found in rural America.” In ... More


Sri Lanka

John A. Lent

in Asian Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461589
eISBN:
9781626740853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461589.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Sri Lanka’s comics heyday (1970s-1980s) has all but disappeared as this chapter demonstrates. Blamed are the introduction of island-wide television and Internet services, reduced reading among ... More


From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures

Janet Clare (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780719089688
eISBN:
9781526135872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089688.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This volume challenges a traditional period divide of 1660, exploring continuities with the decades of civil war, the Republic and Restoration and shedding new light on religious, political and ... More


Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Fiona Deans Halloran

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Nast (1840–1902), the founding father of American political cartooning, is perhaps best known for his cartoons portraying political parties as the Democratic donkey and the Republican ... More


Comics and the Novel

Michael Moon

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 6: The American Novel 1879-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385342
eISBN:
9780190252779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385342.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the convergence between comics and the American novel in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It considers how novels found their way into newspapers and magazines ... More


Legacy

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.16
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After Thomas Nast's death, Sallie had nothing left but her home and Nast's collection of drawings, letters, and mementos. Albert Bigelow Paine's financial success in writing Thomas Nast's biography, ... More


Visual and Literary Images of the Berimbau

Eric A. Galm

in The Berimbau: Soul of Brazilian Music

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734058
eISBN:
9781604734065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734058.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter surveys visual and literary images of the berimbau. These include the use of the berimbau as a Brazilian tourist symbol on store signs, company logos, and T-shirts; a large sculpture of ... More


Implosions: November 1917

E. Douglas Bomberger

in Making Music American: 1917 and the Transformation of Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190872311
eISBN:
9780190872342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872311.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The refusal of the Boston Symphony Orchestra management to program “The Star-Spangled Banner” in Providence, Rhode Island, on 30 October led to nationwide outrage against Karl Muck in early November. ... More


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