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First House

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0045
Subject:
Music, History, American

Clark, as a part of the Tonight Show and the gigs, made good money, with which he wanted to buy a house in Queens, which he did. Clark, in this chapter, describes the kind of racism he had to put up ... More


Generational Objects: Mohegan Nationhood, Indigenous Correspondence, and Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s Unpopular Aesthetic

Angela Calcaterra

in Literary Indians: Aesthetics and Encounter in American Literature to 1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646947
eISBN:
9781469646961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646947.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter situates popular poet Lydia Huntley Sigourney’s writings not in the national literary marketplace she is known for mastering but among Mohegan tribal nationhood and its locally grounded ... More


“In the Glory of the Sunset”: Singing and Playing Hiawatha

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the musical versions of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem about a Native American legend titled The Song of Hiawatha. It explains that the first musical version of the poem was ... More


The End of an Era

Douglas W. Shadle

in Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth-Century American Symphonic Enterprise

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199358649
eISBN:
9780199358670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358649.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter follows the careers of Anthony Philip Heinrich, William Henry Fry, and George Frederick Bristow after their tussle with the New York Philharmonic. Heinrich returned to Europe, where an ... More


Is the Indian an American?

Kate Flint

in The Transatlantic Indian, 1776-1930

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691203188
eISBN:
9780691210254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203188.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how the Indian functioned as a figure of American national identity within Britain. By the time of the 1851 Great Exhibition, America was presenting herself as a thoroughly ... More


Imagining Peaceful Conquest

Katherine D. Moran

in The Imperial Church: Catholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748813
eISBN:
9781501748837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748813.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the depiction of Jacques Marquette as a model of civilizing empire. It talks about Marquette's admirers who drew on and transformed historical sources, hagiography, and even ... More


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