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Washington Lobbyist And National Leader

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Cunningham's stature in the national suffrage movement. As a result of her success in Texas, Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, ... More


A Conference Scene

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

in Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes a lecture situation with several people are sitting at desks, taking notes, chatting, while the next speaker moves to the podium. In the scene, Carrie Smythe, a councilwomen ... More


Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment

Paula A. Monopoli

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190092795
eISBN:
9780190092825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092795.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book explores the role of former suffragists in the constitutional development of the Nineteenth Amendment, during the decade following its ratification in 1920. It examines the pivot to new ... More


Introduction

Neil Mitchell

in Devil’s Advocates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733728
eISBN:
9781800342118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733728.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Brian De Palma's tenth feature-length film, Carrie (1976), which was adapted for the screen by Lawrence D. Cohen from Stephen King's 1974 debut ... More


The American Scene II: Carrie (1952)

Gabriel Miller

in William Wyler: The Life and Films of Hollywood's Most Celebrated Director

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142098
eISBN:
9780813142371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142098.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter chronicles the stormy history of Carrie, Wyler's film version of Theodore Dreiser's classic novel Sister Carrie. Also discussed is an early script version written by playwright Clifford ... More


Hollywood

Gerald Horne

in The Final Victim of the Blacklist: John Howard Lawson, Dean of the Hollywood Ten

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243729
eISBN:
9780520939936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243729.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

John Howard Lawson loved trains. Perhaps his fondness for trains was generated by his fondness for Hollywood. It was in the pivotal year of 1928 that Lawson was employed by MGM “as one of the first ... More


Performing Witness: Voice, Interiority, and Diaspora

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter analyzes Carrie Mae Weems’s photographic installation From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried (1995–1996) as a performance of witnessing in which Weems restores voice to the archive of ... More


Introduction

J. Robert Maguire

in Ceremonies of Bravery: Oscar Wilde, Carlos Blacker, and the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660827
eISBN:
9780191748929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660827.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Carlos Blacker was Oscar Wilde’s ‘best friend’, according to a long-time friend of both. In contrast to his intimate friendship with Blacker, based on a rare compatibility of intellect and ... More


‘The Greatest Friendship of My Life’

J. Robert Maguire

in Ceremonies of Bravery: Oscar Wilde, Carlos Blacker, and the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660827
eISBN:
9780191748929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660827.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter introduces the seventh duke of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Blacker’s principal tormentor in his ‘tempestuous affairs’ who nevertheless continued to look upon his friendship with Blacker as the ... More


“The Magnet Attracting”: Dreiser's Literary Style

Paul Giles

in Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the literary style of Theodore Dreiser, focusing on his novel Carrie. Despite much criticism on the writing style of Dreiser, this novel was praised for its unsparing realism ... More


Birth of a Monster

Neil Mitchell

in Carrie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733728
eISBN:
9781800342118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733728.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the surrounding forces, both individual and collective, which led to the writing and subsequent filming of Carrie (1976), giving a clear picture of its place within the popular ... More


From Page to Screen: Bringing Carrie to Life

Neil Mitchell

in Carrie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733728
eISBN:
9781800342118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733728.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Carrie's transition from page to screen, which involved numerous changes to the style and tone of Stephen King's novel decided upon for creative and budgetary reasons by Brian ... More


Carrie: An Analysis

Neil Mitchell

in Carrie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733728
eISBN:
9781800342118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733728.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of Brian De Palma's Carrie (1976). The director's stylistic approach to adapting Stephen King's source material is the primary reason that the finished movie ... More


Life After Death: Carrie’s legacy

Neil Mitchell

in Carrie

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733728
eISBN:
9781800342118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733728.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter highlights Carrie's legacy. The influence of Brian De Palma's Carrie, in terms of themes, structure, and milieu, would be felt across not just the horror genre but also the comedy genre ... More


Carrie (1976)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates the split-screen at work in the 1976 movie, Carrie, while at the same time illuminating the divisions and dualities (good / bad motherhood, feminism and the patriarchy, ... More


The Fury (1978)

Douglas Keesey

in Brian De Palma's Split-Screen: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628466973
eISBN:
9781628467024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628466973.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter embarks on comparisons between the 1978 film, The Fury, and De Palma's previous work, Carrie (1976), both of which feature telekinetic teenagers as their main characters. Like Carrie, ... More


Carrie Mae Weems’s Photo-(Auto)biographies: “Work That Is Essential to Our Cultural Dialogue”

Hertha D. Sweet Wong

in Picturing Identity: Contemporary American Autobiography in Image and Text

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640709
eISBN:
9781469640723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640709.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

African American photographer and folklorist Carrie Mae Weems examines in image and text the nature of memory and history, insisting on a critique of historical wrongs as part of a process of ... More


The Gendered Anatomy of “Negro Crime”

Talitha L. LeFlouria

in Chained in Silence: Black Women and Convict Labor in the New South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622477
eISBN:
9781469623283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622477.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter narrates the account of Carrie Massie, a sixteen-year-old black girl who was convicted of murdering a well-known owner of a general store in a town near Macon, Georgia, and was sentenced ... More


A New Force in the History of the World

Katherine M. Marino

in Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649696
eISBN:
9781469649719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649696.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explores the birth of Pan-American feminism through a conflict between Uruguayan Paulina Luisi and Brazilian Bertha Lutz. Both women helped develop a new inter-American movement for ... More


Losing in the Courts: The Hage and Dann Families

James R. Skillen

in This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197500699
eISBN:
9780197500729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500699.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Hage family and the Dann sisters grazed livestock on federal lands in Nevada through the last three sagebrush rebellions. Their stories illustrate the frustrations that many ranchers had with ... More


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