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Insanity: Murder, Madness, and the Law

Charles Patrick Ewing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326130
eISBN:
9780199893591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326130.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The insanity defense is one of the oldest fixtures of the Anglo-American legal tradition. Though it is available to people charged with virtually any crime, and is often employed without controversy, ... More


“We're in the Money”

Richard Barrios

in A Song in the Dark: The Birth of the Musical Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377347
eISBN:
9780199864577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377347.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Popular

The musical resurgence was spearheaded by the election of Franklin Roosevelt and by Warner's 42nd Street, both of which indicated that better times were ahead. Busby Berkeley's dance spectacles ... More


Solo Monk

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Popular

Columbia CS 9149 was the third solo piano album of Thelonius Monk. Monk started his recital with a version of “Dinah”. “I Should Care” and its pianistic technique and control are both striking and ... More


Postscript: Riding with the Samaritans

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This brief chapter summarizes the mission and vision of “people of faith and conscience” in southern Arizona who are responding to migrant suffering and death, and who are highlighted in the first ... More


Older women prisoners and The Rubies project

Jill Annison and Alma Hageman

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the situation regarding older women prisoners in England and Wales and, in particular, turns the spotlight onto ‘The Rubies’, a project which runs for older women within ... More


Autumn into Winter: 1 September 1895 – 31 December 1895

Nicholas Freeman

in 1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640560
eISBN:
9780748651399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640560.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the events that occurred from 1 September 1895–31 December 1895. It covers revolting ladies; welling up; silver and rubies; Trilbymania; Ave Satani!; far from dear father; exit ... More


Outspoken Trumpeter

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

Ruby Braff was an American jazz trumpeter born in Boston, Massachusetts. He started playing in local clubs in the 1940s. In 1955, Braff was an emerging star trumpeter in the prestigious Down Beat ... More


SNCC’s Soul Sisters: Respectability and the Style Politics of the Civil Rights Movement

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the importance of dress for student activists in the first half of the black student movement in the early 1960s. It explores how and why women activists in the Student ... More


The “Borning” Movement: “The idea of doing something about it”

Carol Giardina

in Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034560
eISBN:
9780813039329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034560.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The Civil Rights Movement, especially the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), was renowned for being a breeding ground for feminists. The chapter looks closely at the SNCC and its ... More


Remember My Forgotten Director

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Buzz's 1963 Director's Guild dues form showed earnings of $16,000 (Jumbo money and little else). In his late sixties, he was not idle by choice. Although it appeared he would take any project that ... More


The Figurehead

Jeffrey Spivak

in Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126432
eISBN:
9780813135663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126432.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Harry Rigby, the Broadway producer, loved the films of Busby Berkeley. Harry didn't have a project in mind, but he had Buzz Berkeley on the brain. Buzz signed an agreement with Rubin and Rigby ... More


The Biographies of Starlets Today: Revolutions in Sound and Image

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Egypt's female artists are intriguing, and several of them claimed their fame through video clips. Like Sherine, who has become the most renowned singer, she was catapulted to the screen amid a wave ... More


Surviving the Great Depression and Reforming the South 1932–1936

Eric A. Moyen

in Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129839
eISBN:
9780813135694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129839.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The economic crisis that the nation experienced during the 1930s had a significant negative impact on the agricultural-based economy of the commonwealth. However, McVey made every effort to ensure ... More


The Tall Target (1951)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Set on a winter night in 1861 at the start of the Civil War, The Tall Target is the subject of this chapter because it is written, designed, structured, and directed, like a contemporary crime story. ... More


Ziegfeld Laughs … and Cries

Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson

in Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813160887
eISBN:
9780813165530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160887.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As this chapter begins, Ziegfeld produces an unlikely hit—an operetta of The Three Musketeers. Discussed are playwright William Anthony McGuire’s unprofessional, drunken behavior; backstage feuds; ... More


Jerry’s Saloon Blues: 1940 Field Recordings from Louisiana

Paul Oliver

in Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110416
eISBN:
9781604733037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110416.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents an account of a 1940 field recording trip by John and Ruby Lomax. The account, which initially appeared as the liner notes for Flyright Album 206 (1975), focuses on an encounter ... More


DEATH ON THE SUWANNEE

Virginia Lynn Moylan

in Zora Neale Hurston's Final Decade

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813035789
eISBN:
9780813046228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035789.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter provides a detailed account of Hurston’s involvement in and coverage of the sensational murder trial of Ruby McCollum, a black woman accused of killing her white lover in Live Oak, ... More


“Poem for a Man”: King’s Unusual Request

W. Jason Miller

in Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060446
eISBN:
9780813050713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060446.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines a celebration for A. Philip Randolph’s 70th birthday held in Carnegie Hall on January 24, 1960. The significance of this event includes the fact that King asked Hughes to write ... More


Rural Radicalism in Our Time

Catherine McNicol Stock

in Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the post-war years, many farm groups continued the tradition of non-violent protest against falling crop prices and community decline. But falling incomes and rising racial resentments in the ... More


Life on the Road and the End of the Stalinist Era

Maya Plisetskaya

in I, Maya Plisetskaya

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088571
eISBN:
9780300130713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088571.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Dance

In this chapter, Maya Plisetskaya focuses on her performances in the theater, especially at concerts. She made hundreds of trips to perform all over Russia, including dancing for the Kharkov Opera ... More


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