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Postmodernisations, 1967−1987

Manar H. Makhoul

in Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The second period stretches until the outbreak of the first Intifada in 1987, witnessing major social and political transformations in Palestinian society in Israel. Above all, Palestinian novels ... More


Living parchments, human documents: passing, racial identity and the literary marketplace

Sinéad Moynihan

in Passing into the Present: Contemporary American Fiction of Racial and Gender Passing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082290
eISBN:
9781781702727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082290.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on contemporary fiction that deploys passing plots in order to consider the act of writing, in particular, examining texts which invoke passing at both a narrative and ... More


Percival Everett’s Erasure: That Drat Aporia When Black Satire Meets “The Pleasure of the Text”

Gillian Johns

in Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781617039973
eISBN:
9781626740280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides a reading of Pervical Everett’s Erasure rooted in Roland Barthes’ distinction between “readerly” and “writerly” texts. This chapter explores the means by which Erasure forces ... More


Introduction

Michael K. Johnson

in Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

From the earliest incursions into the Americas by Spanish explorers to the California Gold Rush and to the Oklahoma land rush, African Americans have been present at every frontier and have been ... More


Looking at the Big Picture: Percival Everett’s Western Fiction

Michael K. Johnson

in Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos: Conceptions of the African American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039287
eISBN:
9781626740013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039287.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Few contemporary fiction writers are as explicitly concerned with African American experience in the American West as novelist Percival Everett. His later stories in particular place the American ... More


Place Remaking through Environmental Recovery and Revitalization

Isabelle Anguelovski

in Neighborhood as Refuge: Community Reconstruction, Place Remaking, and Environmental Justice in the City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026925
eISBN:
9780262322188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026925.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In Dudley, Casc Antic, and CayoHueso, people feel strongly attached to the places where they live and work, to their tangible assets, and to the relationships that they have built there. These strong ... More


: Name No One Man

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter is an extended theoretical meditation on one of the most famous (and infamous) works of 20th-century art: Robert Rauschenberg's Erased De Kooning Drawing (1953). The work is discussed in ... More


“The Wild Unicorn Herd Check-In”: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction Fandom

Robin Anne Reid

in Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461237
eISBN:
9781626740686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Robin Anne Reid, in her standalone essay “‘The Wild Unicorn Herd Check-In’: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction Fandom,” analyses work done by fans of color to increase racial and other types of ... More


Ostentatiously discreet: bisexual camp in The Stranger’s Child

Joseph Ronan

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While many of the characters in Hollinghurst’s most recent novel can be more readily understood as bisexual than homosexual, much of the critical discussion around the text has situated it in terms ... More


Conclusions, Challenges, and the Future of Mortuary Archaeology and Bioarchaeology in Arabia

Peter Magee

in Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400790
eISBN:
9781683401063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400790.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This concluding chapter focuses on the major themes resulting from this volume and the future of this discipline. For too long, Arabia has remained on the margins of the study of the ancient world. ... More


Conclusion

Céline Carayon

in Eloquence Embodied: Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652627
eISBN:
9781469652641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652627.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The conclusion provides a synthetic summary of the book’s main arguments and extends its lessons into the eighteenth century. Long after the age of exploration, nonverbal communication continued to ... More


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