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Hong Kong Cantopop: A Concise History

Yiu-Wai Chu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390571
eISBN:
9789888390298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390571.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Cantopop, the most representative genre of Hong Kong popular music, is a major part of the popular cultural phenomenon of Hong Kong. Once the leading pop genre of Chinese popular music across the ... More


American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Melanie V. Dawson and Meredith L. Goldsmith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Approaching the period of 1880 to 1930 in American literature as one in which the processes of rethinking the past were as prevalent as wholly “new” works of art, this collection treats the century’s ... More


Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

David S. Dalton (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400394
eISBN:
9781683400523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400394.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Mexico’s traumatic Revolution (1910–1917) attested to stark divisions that had existed in the country for many years. Following the conflict, postrevolutionary leaders attempted to unify the ... More


Introduction

Melanie V. Dawson and Meredith L. Goldsmith

in American Literary History and the Turn toward Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056043
eISBN:
9780813053813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056043.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Across the period from 1880 to 1930, the processes of rethinking the past can be read as a historical gesture as significant as the consideration of wholly new works of art, resulting in a period of ... More


“Monstrous Hybridity” in Colonial and Revolutionary Writing from Saint-Domingue

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Discusses the problem of knowing that became attached to the idea of the “mulatto/a” as a way to express anxieties about the instability of political loyalties during the Haitian Revolution. Argues ... More


Baron de Vastey, Colonial Discourse, and the Global “Scientific” Sphere

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

What is under examination in this chapter is the way in which the works of the Haitian writer and statesman, Baron de Vastey, secretary to King Henry Christophe, challenge a wholly hostile ... More


Victor Hugo and the Rhetorical Possibilities of “Monstrous Hybridity” in Nineteenth-Century Revolutionary Fiction

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter argues that anxieties about the righteousness of the Haitian Revolution most readily surface in the figure of the “monstrous hybrid”, who is ambivalently portrayed in fiction as at once ... More


Hellenism, Nationalism, Hybridity: The Invention of the Novel

Tim Whitmarsh

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

Taking its cue from Martin Bernal's politicisation of discourses of cultural origins, this chapter explores lively debates since the seventeenth century over the origins of the novel (increasingly ... More


Shaping a new Eurasian moral body, 1840–67

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Racial hybridity was an important determinant for policy initiatives in colonial India. A powerful example concerned the schooling of Eurasian girls, the official fear being that their increasing ... More


Shanghai’s art in fashion

Jenny Lin

in Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter Two considers how Shanghai Tang, a Hong Kong-founded fashion brand, exploits Shanghai’s imagined cosmopolitan legacy towards the building of a multinational luxury brand. The author considers ... More


From Shanghai to New York by way of conclusion

Jenny Lin

in Above Sea: Contemporary art, urban culture, and the fashioning of global Shanghai

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526132604
eISBN:
9781526139047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526132604.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

The conclusion considers the continued, widespread proliferation of the staid East-meets-West trope through a critique of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2015 exhibition, “China: Through the Looking ... More


Network Islam

Carool Kersten

in A History of Islam in Indonesia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681839
eISBN:
9781474434973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681839.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Islamization of Southeast Asia resulted in a distinct Malay-Muslim culture combining the universalist dimensions of a religious doctrine with a global reach and the cultural particularities of ... More


Hybridity, Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic in the Fray: Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748637409
eISBN:
9780748693924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637409.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter pursues the twin themes of language ideology and cultural politics by considering issues of textual identity and language choice in hybrid texts. As understood here, hybrid texts (prose ... More


Genre

Brett Mills

in The Sitcom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637515
eISBN:
9780748671229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637515.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter outlines the difficulties in defining the sitcom, in relation to a wide range of genre theory. Using a number of contemporary examples, it highlights the variety of conventions the ... More


Genre and the Quiz Show

Su Holmes

in The Quiz Show

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627523
eISBN:
9780748671212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627523.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the complex relations between quiz shows and genre. In doing so, it explores different approaches to genre (such as textual and discursive — drawing in particular on the work of ... More


Media: The Bridge to Globalization

Noha Mellor

in Modern Arab Journalism: Problems and Prospects

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748634101
eISBN:
9780748671328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634101.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter reviews some Arab scholarly works on globalization to illustrate the Arab view of hybridity. The chapter draws heavily on Giddens’ theory of structuration combined with Bourdieu’s field ... More


Religion, Friction, and Cultural Encounter in the Anti–Mountaintop Removal Movement

Joseph D. Witt

in Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168128
eISBN:
9780813168753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168128.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This final chapter examines the cultural encounters and points of friction between different activists and stakeholders associated with the anti-mountaintop removal movement. In their efforts, ... More


(Re)Situating and (Re)Playing the Genre

David Roche

in Making and Remaking Horror in the 1970s and 2000s: Why Don’t They Do It Like They Used To?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039621
eISBN:
9781626740129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039621.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter proposes an in-depth analysis of the way these films position themselves, on a metafictional level, in relation to the history of the horror genre. The analyses reveal that generic ... More


Introduction

Rebecca M. Bodenheimer

in Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462395
eISBN:
9781626746886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462395.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter summarizes the nationalist notions of race that have been dominant since Cuban independence, focusing on critiques of the discourse of mestizaje, or racial mixture, that has been issued ... More


Localizing Hybridity

Rebecca M. Bodenheimer

in Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781628462395
eISBN:
9781626746886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462395.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The fifth chapter details two hybridizing practices within contemporary rumba performance, one that emerged from Matanzas (batarumba) and one from Havana (guarapachangueo). The chapter employs Stuart ... More


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