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The Pinkster King as Leader of a Brotherhood

Jeroen Dewulf

in The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496808813
eISBN:
9781496808851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808813.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

The transfer of this Afro-Iberian tradition from West-Central Africa to Manhattan is apparent when seen in the context of the Dutch involvement in the transatlantic slave trade in the seventeenth ... More


Plot Construction: Ellipses and Enigmas of Unrelated Scenes

Elisa Pezzotta

in Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038938
eISBN:
9781621039822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038938.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the plots of Kubrick’s films. It argues that at a more superficial level, the plots are often full of ellipses and mysteries that remain unsolved and which cannot be explained ... More


The Ironic and Convoluted Relationship Between Daytime and Primetime Soap Operas

Lynn Liccardo

in The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737165
eISBN:
9781621037767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.003.0016
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter focuses on the soap opera genre’s increasing incorporation of over-the-top and campy elements alongside the development of many classic storytelling traits in primetime. It argues that ... More


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