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‘This Black World of Purest Possibility’

LeRoi Jones and Amiri Baraka

in Powers of Possibility: Experimental American Writing since the 1960s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609291
eISBN:
9780191731723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609291.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines a range of Baraka's writings (poems, plays, and essays) from 1960 to 1979, during which time he changed from being a Beat‐affiliated writer (named LeRoi Jones) to a Black ... More


Introduction (1971)

Philippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli

in Free Jazz/Black Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628460391
eISBN:
9781626740846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460391.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

In the original introduction to the book, the authors define free jazz as a revolutionary mix of politics and music intolerable for mainstream, bourgeois listeners and critics. It approaches jazz the ... More


The Dissolution of Yugoslavia and the Propaganda of Dehumanization

Edina Bećirević

in Genocide on the Drina River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300192582
eISBN:
9780300206807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192582.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter offers background and analysis regarding the dissolution of the former Yugoslavia, citing key social and political moments and shifts in power that laid the groundwork for the eventual ... More


Introduction: “Long Live the Glorious Union”

Grant R. Brodrecht

in Our Country: Northern Evangelicals and the Union during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279906
eISBN:
9780823281497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279906.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The introduction states the book’s thesis—that throughout the Civil War and Reconstruction many northern white evangelicals subordinated particular concern for the four million African-American ... More


The African Woman, 1965–1975

Ashley D. Farmer

in Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634371
eISBN:
9781469634388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634371.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 explores women who were part of two cultural nationalist groups: the Us Organization and the Congress of African People. Both groups practiced the cultural nationalist philosophy of ... More


Parodic Translation: Katherine Mansfield and the ‘Boris Petrovsky’ Pseudonym

Chris Mourant

in Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the fraudulent ‘translations’ that Mansfield composed under the pseudonym ‘Boris Petrovsky’ for the little magazine Rhythm. Suggesting the possible origins of this imagined ... More


Against the poetics of decadence: Latin America and the aesthetics of regeneration

Michela Coletta

in Decadent Modernity: Civilisation and 'Latinidad' in Spanish America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941312
eISBN:
9781789629040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941312.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late nineteenth century, sociological studies often functioned as a channel between the psychological and criminological sciences and the traditional field of literature. I argue that Nordau’s ... More


Mountstuart Elphinstone and Indian Education

Lynn Zastoupil

in Mountstuart Elphinstone in South Asia: Pioneer of British Colonial Rule

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190914400
eISBN:
9780190943066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914400.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

Mountstuart Elphinstone was widely lauded by his contemporaries for his progressive views and advanced policies regarding education whilst he held senior colonial positions in western India from 1817 ... More


Racial and Regional Rhythms

Tom Walker

in Louis MacNeice and the Irish Poetry of his Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198745150
eISBN:
9780191806087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745150.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the time that MacNeice spent in Ireland, North and South, at the beginning and end of the Second World War. It explores his poetry’s engagement with Irish poetics that stress ... More


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