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Turning to the 1920s

Andy Propst

in They Made Us Happy: Betty Comden & Adolph Green's Musicals & Movies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190630935
eISBN:
9780190630966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630935.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

Betty Comden and Adolph Green realized that after On the Town their newfound success as writers required that they attempt devising a second musical. In short order they penned Billion Dollar Baby, ... More


From There to Here: The Politics of Mulata Self-Fashioning

Alison Fraunhar

in Mulata Nation: Visualizing Race and Gender in Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496814432
eISBN:
9781496814470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814432.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

With the onset of the period of intense economic deprivation that followed in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union, Cubans turned to improvised as well as officially endorsed modes of expression ... More


“Who I Am Is Conflicting with This Dress I Got On”: Madea’s Intimate Public and the Possibilities and Limitations of False Disguise

Rachel Jessica Daniel

in From Madea to Media Mogul: Theorizing Tyler Perry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807045
eISBN:
9781496807083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807045.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Rachel Daniel explores Madea’s popularity among Black women and also demonstrates how the character successfully functions at the center of Perry’s media output. She explores the many complicated and ... More


Emma Jones: Queering the Fourth of July

Jerry T. Watkins III

in Queering the Redneck Riviera: Sexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056913
eISBN:
9780813053684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056913.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Economic expansion and ideas about the free market had a profound impact on what magazines and books could print as well as distribute, which meant that queer folk in far-flung places could gain ... More


Fight for Your Platform to Party: Brooklyn Drag and the Battle for a Queerer Facebook

Jessa Lingel

in Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036214
eISBN:
9780262340151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036214.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The final field study describes Brooklyn’s contemporary drag community and their use of social media. Digital technologies provide important tools for individual self-promotion, as well as ... More


Theaters of Rugged Consumerism

Raymond Malewitz

in The Practice of Misuse: Rugged Consumerism in Contemporary American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791960
eISBN:
9780804792998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791960.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter shows how Utopian versions of American rugged consumerism emerged from the material limitations of the nation's counterculture theaters during the late sixties. In keeping with ... More


At all points like a man

Robert Shaughnessy

in As You Like It

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780719086939
eISBN:
9781526132192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses two landmark all-male productions: the National Theatre’s in 1967, and Cheek by Jowl’s in 1991 (revived in 1995). The discussion takes account of how the casting of men in the ... More


Majnun Strikes Back

Tarek El-Ariss

in Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823251711
eISBN:
9780823252800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251711.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the association of homosexuality with madness in two contemporary novels, Hanan al-Shaykh's Innaha London ya ʿAzizi (Only in London) (2000) and Hamdi Abu Golayyel's Lusus ... More


Aloha in Drag

Stephanie Nohelani Teves

in Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640556
eISBN:
9781469640570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640556.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

“Aloha in Drag” investigates how Hawaiianness and aloha can be performed and felt in spaces where Hawaiianness is not obviously being performed or “confessed.” Looking at the performance strategies ... More


Afterword: Drag King Dreams Deferred

Deborah Cohler

in Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This afterword shifts the book’s methodological imperative—to read emerging sexual and gendered identities through the lens of nationalism—from the turn of the twentieth century in Britain to the ... More


Fierce Fish Who Pee: Indexicality and Identity Among African American Drag Queens

Rusty Barrett

in From Drag Queens to Leathermen: Language, Gender, and Gay Male Subcultures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195390179
eISBN:
9780190676896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390179.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents an analysis of the linguistic styles used in performances by African American drag queens in Texas in the 1990s. After a discussion on the general background on drag and the ... More


Flow Over Changing Terrain

J. C. Kaimal and J. J. Finnigan

in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Flows: Their Structure and Measurement

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062397
eISBN:
9780197560167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062397.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

The micrometeorologist setting out to find a field site that satisfies the requirements of horizontal homogeneity will soon be reminded that most of the earth’s surface is not flat and that most of ... More


Sensors And Techniques For Observing The Boundary Layer

J. C. Kaimal and J. J. Finnigan

in Atmospheric Boundary Layer Flows: Their Structure and Measurement

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062397
eISBN:
9780197560167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062397.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Sensors used for boundary layer measurements fall into two broad categories: in situ sensors that can be mounted on the ground, on masts, towers, tethered balloons, free balloons, or aircraft; and ... More


Two Phases and One Component

Brian Bayly

in Chemical Change in Deforming Materials

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195067644
eISBN:
9780197560211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195067644.003.0020
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

It is at interfaces that the links between deformation and diffusive transfer are most noticeable. In general, stresses in a material vary only gradually from point to point, but at an ... More


One Phase and Two Components

Brian Bayly

in Chemical Change in Deforming Materials

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195067644
eISBN:
9780197560211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195067644.003.0021
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

The purpose of this chapter is to bring chemical variation into the examples discussed. Equation (12.7) shows a material’s change of dimension as the sum of two effects, change of shape and ... More


Upper Air Measurements

Fred V. Brock and Scott J. Richardson

in Meteorological Measurement Systems

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195134513
eISBN:
9780197561584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195134513.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Measurements of atmospheric properties become progressively more difficult with altitude above the surface of the earth, and even surface measurements are difficult over the oceans. First balloons, ... More


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