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From Deliverance to Cyberspace: The Continuing Relevance of “Hillbilly” in Contemporary America

Anthony Harkins

in Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189506
eISBN:
9780199788835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189506.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This final chapter examines the continuing importance of the hillbilly conception in the American imagination. By the late 20th century, the image's former prominence had indisputably waned — a ... More


A View of Ghana's New Christianity

Paul Gifford

in The Changing Face of Christianity: Africa, the West, and the World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195177282
eISBN:
9780199835812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177282.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter observes and interprets new forms of independent Pentecostal Christianity emerging in Ghana, West Africa. The new churches emphasize faith healing, a prosperity gospel, and deliverance ... More


Signs of Blood: Redemption Songs and “American” Poetry beyond Borders

Monique-Adelle Callahan

in Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism and African American Poetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199743063
eISBN:
9780199895021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743063.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the role of women of African descent in the poetic re-imagining of the post-abolition “Americas” through a close, comparative analysis of Frances Harper and Cristina Ayala. ... More


Film

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the concluding chapter, the focus remains on Hollywood representations of the counterculture. The chapter suggests, however, that from the mid-1960s, many counterculture-inflected actors, ... More


City to Country, circa 1967–1970

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 demonstrates the ways that best-selling Appalachian-set fiction in the Vietnam era produced the region as authentic, promoted regional identity, and trained high middlebrow readers to ... More


Family

James Marriott

in The Descent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733711
eISBN:
9781800342101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733711.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores which films Neil Marshall was watching while he wrote The Descent. Neil Marshall has in various interviews cited Deliverance (John Boorman, 1972), Alien (Ridley Scott, 1979), ... More


Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden: First Church of Deliverance and Its Media Ministry

Kymberly N. Pinder

in Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039928
eISBN:
9780252098086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039928.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines Frederick D. Jones's murals that form a central part of the media ministry of the First Church of Deliverance (FCOD). FCOD's charismatic founder Clarence Henry Cobbs was the ... More


Writing the Male Rape Survivor: The Rape Novel in the Twenty-First Century

Robin E. Field

in Writing the Survivor: The Rape Novel in Late Twentieth-Century American Fiction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781942954835
eISBN:
9781800341838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954835.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The rise of the rape novel featuring female victims inspired the telling of more stories about male rape victims. Just as the early stories about the sexual assault of women portrayed rape as ... More


The Body, Tongues, Healing, and Deliverance

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter transitions from language to concerns about embodiment and bodily boundaries, as it ethnographically depicts and addresses speaking in tongues (also known as glossolalia), healing, and ... More


Introduction

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book examines the development of gospel music in Chicago during its first five decades, from pioneers such as Thomas A. Dorsey and Sallie Martin to the start of the contemporary gospel era of ... More


Turn Your Radio On: Chicago Sacred Radio Broadcast Pioneers

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the pioneers of sacred music radio broadcasting in Chicago. During the 1920s, several Chicago Pentecostal and Holiness church leaders discovered the potential of radio as a ... More


Across This Land and Country: New Songs for a New Era (1933–1939)

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the emergence of a new era in gospel music during the period 1933–1939, as evidenced by the proliferation of new gospel songs. It first examines the growth of the National ... More


Sing a Gospel Song: The 1940s, Part One

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses some important developments that enabled gospel music gain a greater foothold in Chicago during the 1940s. Migration from the South continued unabated into the 1940s, leading ... More


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