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Zen’s Personality: D. T. Suzuki

Jane Naomi Iwamura

in Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738601
eISBN:
9780199894604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738601.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

1950s mass media representations of D.T. Suzuki and the American “Zen Boom” are the focus of this chapter. The specific way that Suzuki is portrayed—as engaging, yet ineffable Oriental—and the medium ... More


Introduction

Nina Goss and Eric Hoffman (eds)

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Bob Dylan's output in the new millennium. It traces how Dylan's embrace of capitalist culture is perhaps not so much a resignation as it is a final ... More


Roadside Americans: The Rise and Fall of Hitchhiking in a Changing Nation

Jack Reid

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655000
eISBN:
9781469655024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Between the Great Depression and the mid-1970s, hitchhikers were a common sight for motorists, as American service members, students, and adventurers sought out the romance of the road in droves. ... More


Naked Lunch, Or, the Last Snapshot of the Surrealists

Myka Tucker-Abramson

in Novel Shocks: Urban Renewal and the Origins of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282708
eISBN:
9780823286195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282708.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Naked Lunch opens with drug use in Washington Square station and concludes with a drug deal gone. In between is a proliferation of shocking and lascivious scenes of drug use, deals, trafficking, and ... More


Black Mountain and Associates: Origin (1951–2007) and The Black Mountain Review (1954–7)

Tim Woods

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199545810
eISBN:
9780191803475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199545810.003.0056
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The 1950s witnessed the dawn of a new era in American poetry as the activities of the Beats and other anti-establishment poets gathered steam after the end of the Second World War. This chapter ... More


Elective Poverty and Postwar Politics

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tracks the rise of voluntary poor dress and its links to a middle-class rejection of inherited class positions often rooted in political protest—against widespread poverty, the Vietnam ... More


Mergers and Acquisitions: Business Fiction and the Theory of Liberal Management

Benjamin Mangrum

in Land of Tomorrow: Postwar Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190909376
eISBN:
9780190909406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909376.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines changes in American business culture through shifts in postwar management theory, on the one hand, and fiction about corporate life by Sloan Wilson and Saul Bellow, on the ... More


Arrival in English: Lowell, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg, Holub

Justin Quinn

in Between Two Fires: Transnationalism and Cold War Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198744436
eISBN:
9780191805783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744436.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter begins with a consideration of the situation of Anglo-American poetry in the 1960s, asking why it would later become so receptive to Eastern European poetry. Here the key figure is A. ... More


The Billboard and the Garden: A Struggle for Roots

Sharon Zukin

in Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195382853
eISBN:
9780197562710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195382853.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

When Jane Jacobs wrote The Death and Life of Great American Cities in 1960, death was all too evident around her. New York City’s port was shutting down, factories and neighborhoods hadn’t altered ... More


Living Local in the East Village

Sharon Zukin

in Naked City: The Death and Life of Authentic Urban Places

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195382853
eISBN:
9780197562710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195382853.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

You’re waiting to meet the Japanese college students at 10 A.M. on the corner of Broadway and Astor Place. It’s a cool and drizzly day in June, passersby are buttoned up against the chill, and at ... More


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