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Out of a Medium's Mouth: George Hyde‐Lees

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Seeking refuge in marriage to George Hyde‐Lees posed a potentially lethal threat to Yeats's poetic enterprise. Because the essence of the courtly love poem was its praise of an unattainable woman, ... More


“The Fight … to Make America Safe for Americans”: Memphis as a Political Model for the Region and the Country, 1917–1927

Elizabeth Gritter

in River of Hope: Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 18651954

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144504
eISBN:
9780813145150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144504.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black Memphians pressed for economic opportunities, civil rights, improved public services, political influence, and an end to lynching from 1917 to 1927. They expanded their activism into new ... More


To the Hanging Tree

Donna T. Andrew and Randall McGowen

in The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd: Forgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century London

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220621
eISBN:
9780520923706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220621.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the public execution of seven men hanged for property offenses. It notes that these men were Lyon Abrahams and Saunders Alexander, convicted of burglary, George Lee, a handsome ... More


The Rally Ends; The Killing Begins

Simeon Booker

in Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the murder of the Reverend George Washington Lee, a prominent civil rights leader from Belzoni, Mississippi. Lee was one of the speakers at the voting rights rally that took ... More


White Privilege, Racial Innocence, and the Costs of Anti-Racist Dissent, Mormon Examples: 1940s–1980s

Joanna Brooks

in Mormonism and White Supremacy: American Religion and The Problem of Racial Innocence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190081768
eISBN:
9780190081782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190081768.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Just as white Christians develop silent agreements among themselves to define morality in individual terms that take no responsibility for systematic anti-Black racism, white Christian churches ... More


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