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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


The Politics of Princely Entertainment: Music and Spectacle in the Lives of Lorenzo Onofrio and Maria Mancini Colonna

Valeria De Lucca

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190631130
eISBN:
9780190631161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631130.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

The Politics of Princely Entertainment explores transformations in the politics of entertainment of the Italian aristocratic classes during the second half of the seventeenth century, a time when ... More


Introduction

Kathleen Bachynski

in No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Questions about the safety of youth tackle football, its intimate association with American schools, and its existence as a form of entertainment for adults are as old as the game itself. This book ... 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


The Spectacle of Co-Production in The Great Wall

Dan North

in Sino-Enchantment: The Fantastic in Contemporary Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474460842
eISBN:
9781399501644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460842.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a case study of Zhang Yimou’s film The Great Wall (2017) and the way it became emblematic of debates around co-productions between China and other filmmaking nations, especially ... 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


Women and BECTU, 1991–2017

Frances C. Galt

in Women's Activism Behind the Screens: Trade Unions and Gender Inequality in the British Film and Television Industries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529206296
eISBN:
9781529214475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206296.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the relationship between women and the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union (BECTU) between 1991 and 2017, following the ACTT’s amalgamation with the ... 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


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


Conjuring Imposters: The Extraordinary Illusions of Mundanity

Brian Rappert

in The Imposter as Social Theory: Thinking with Gatecrashers, Cheats and Charlatans

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529213072
eISBN:
9781529213119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213072.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter examines how entertainment magic and the notion of impostering can inform each other.  It does so through considering how assessments of skill and perception are constituted in ... More


The Affects of Celebrity Brand

Jacob C. Miller

in Spectacle and Trumpism: An Embodied Assemblage Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529212501
eISBN:
9781529212532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212501.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores how Trump’s political identity builds on his status as a celebrity and as a brand. Trump has long utilized media technologies of spectacle in order to enhance his brand ... 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


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


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


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


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


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