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Cultural Colonization

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/9781628460391.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at jazz in the time period between its commercialization in the 1920s and the bebop era in the mid-1940s. Jazz turned into harmless, expected entertainment music, formatted for the ... More


They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Kenneth Cohen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

They Will Have Their Game explores how sports, drinking, gambling, and theater produced a sense of democracy while also reinforcing racial, gender, and class divisions in early America. Drawing on ... More


Storytelling

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter introduces Hawks’ storytelling philosophy and his primary concern to tell stories that entertain. Hawks also talks about the role that a director’s personal style plays in films and how ... More


Advice to Young Directors

Joseph McBride

in Hawks on Hawks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813142623
eISBN:
9780813145242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142623.003.0038
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hawks advises young directors to focus on entertaining audiences.


From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The relationship between politics and popular culture is often seen to take one of two forms. Either popular culture is seen to disengage or pacify citizens; or it is portrayed as a source of ... More


More than Half of You Can't Read This

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Responding to a request by the Writers of the Future Contest on Palm Sunday, 1987, Wolfe demonstrates his love of puns by offering five predictions for the next twenty-five years: one for each ... More


Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Todd Berliner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The American film industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among ... More


Other Delicate Transition Issues: Covenants, Construction and Possible Corruption

Carmen Amado Mendes

in Portugal, China and the Macau Negotiations, 1986-1999

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139002
eISBN:
9789888180127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139002.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on three sensitive issues of the transition period: the inclusion in the Macau Basic Law of the provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights as well as ... More


Music of the Streets: The Story of a Television Program

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Nile Variety Entertainment(NVE) was based on the model of MTV, offering primarily music and song. It operates under the aegis of a sector of Egyptian state-owned television known as the “Nile ... More


Crossing Over to the Other Side

Susan Chandler and Jill B. Jones

in Casino Women: Courage in Unexpected Places

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450143
eISBN:
9780801462696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450143.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter draws upon the narratives of four middle- and upper-management women to examine how they became managers, the nature of their work, and their work-related successes and disappointments. ... More


The Postindustrial City

Tracy Neumann

in The President and American Capitalism Since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056524
eISBN:
9780813053455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056524.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the post-World War II decades, federal initiatives originating in the White House abetted the decline of postindustrial cities. Policies fostering population flight from manufacturing cities, ... More


Contested Motherhood and Entertainment Film

Hikari Hori

in Promiscuous Media: Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714542
eISBN:
9781501709524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714542.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The woman’s entertainment film reveals intricate relations among state gender ideologies, studio marketing strategies, and the agency of female spectators. This chapter examines films of romance, ... More


Overview

Paul Murgatroyd

in Juvenal's Tenth Satire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940698
eISBN:
9781786945068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940698.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides a summary of satire 10 and scholarly comment on it. It describes the major issues raised by the poem and designates its layers and main thrusts. Its novelty is pointed out, and ... More


Public Recitations of Romances—continued

Edward William Lane and Jason Thompson

in An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774165603
eISBN:
9781617975516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165603.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The second type of reciters, along with poets described in previous chapter, are storytellers (“mohadditeen,”) of which there were around thirty in Cairo. They also did public performances, but their ... More


Screens and the Senses in Prison

Alison Griffiths

in Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231161060
eISBN:
9780231541565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161060.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 3: “Screens and the Senses in Prison” examines how film exhibition in prisons across the US and UK was covered in the popular press, trade publications, prisoner-written magazines, books, and ... More


The literary Bond

Claire Hines

in The playboy and James Bond: 007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719082269
eISBN:
9781526135865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082269.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the first phase in the formal relationship between Playboy, Ian Fleming and the Bond novels, which began in 1960 and lasted up to the middle of the decade. During this time, ... More


Britain’s top light entertainer and singer: Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer and the cultification of light entertainment

Leon Hunt

in Cult British TV comedy: From Reeves and Mortimer to Psychoville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719083778
eISBN:
9781781705865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083778.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the work of Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, often seen as the starting point for post-alternative comedy, with their cultish reworking of ‘Light Entertainment’ forms, such as the ... More


The Social Geography of Prostitution1

Louise Settle

in Sex for Sale in Scotland: Prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400008
eISBN:
9781474422543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400008.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter uses court and police records alongside other contemporaries’ writings on prostitution to gain a fuller understanding of how prostitution was organised and to explore the wider social ... More


“Adult Truths”

Joseph McBride

in Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738360
eISBN:
9781604738377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738360.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Spielberg’s first meeting with actress Kate Capshaw; his founding of Amblin Entertainment with Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy in 1984; and the making of The Color Purple.


From puppets to puppeteers: Modernising Spain through entertainment television1

Mar Binimelis

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Although the Franco government is generally thought to have used television to reinforce Spanish national and political identity, this chapter argues that it was also a vehicle for transculturalism ... More


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