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Natasha Almas Fell: Identity

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

in Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes the story of Natasha Almas Fell. She is 14 years old and wants to be an extreme-sports instructor, a marine biologist, or a Charlie's Angel. Natasha considers herself Muslim ... More


Reincarnations and Revisions

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines radical reinterpretations of the musical: Harold Prince's 1968 London version that was bedeviled by troublesome stage technology as well as the misplaced expectations of the ... More


The Roots of Translatorly Metaphors

Matthew Reynolds

in The Poetry of Translation: From Chaucer & Petrarch to Homer & Logue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199605712
eISBN:
9780191731617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605712.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The metaphors adopted by poetic translators often turn out to have a root in the poem that is being translated: Pound thinks of himself as bringing Propertius ‘to life’ because the Propertius poems ... More


Southscapes: Race, Region, & Reclamation

Thadious M. Davis

in Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis.4
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is divided into two sections. The first looks at important books such as From Slavery to Freedom (1947) by John Hope Franklin, which reclaimed both the public and intellectual space of ... More


Power & Profession: Richard Wright's Mississippi & Its Expatriate Legacies

Thadious M. Davis

in Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first tells us how generations of black writers benefited from Richard Nathaniel Wright directly and from the Federal Writers' Project, constituted in ... More


Claiming the Property of History in Octavia Butler’s Kindred and Natasha Trethewey’s Native Guard

Sarah Gilbreath Ford

in Haunted Property: Slavery and the Gothic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829696
eISBN:
9781496829740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829696.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines Octavia Butler’s Kindred (1979), a postmodern novel involving a woman from 1976 traveling back through time to the nineteenth-century world of slavery, and Natasha Trethewey’s ... More


Natasha Trethewey’s Joe Christmas and the Reconstruction of Mississippi Nativity

Ted Atkinson and Jay Watson

in Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496806345
eISBN:
9781496806383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806345.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay references the poet Natasha Trethewey’s publicly expressed appreciation of William Faulkner’s Light in August and identification with the novel’s protagonist, Joe Christmas, to establish a ... More


Introduction: Diffusing the politics of human trafficking from Europe to Asia

Laura A. Dean

in Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352839
eISBN:
9781447353263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352839.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The introduction examines the politicization of human trafficking in Eurasia and how these politics affect the policy adoption and implementation in this region. The chapter presents a definition for ... More


Contrasting policy approaches to human trafficking in Eurasia

Laura A. Dean

in Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352839
eISBN:
9781447353263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352839.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although all the countries in Eurasia have adopted some sort of policy approach to human trafficking, there is significant variation regarding the scope of these laws across the region. Chapter One, ... More


“Opening Myself Like a Book to the Spine”: Disclosure and Discretion in Constructions of Friendship

Sara K. Day

in Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038112
eISBN:
9781621039600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038112.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses the novels that provide helpful insights into questions of intimacy through their representations of the relationships between adolescent women as well as their construction of ... More


The Vast Range of Visual Worlds

Laura Otis

in Rethinking Thought: Inside the Minds of Creative Scientists and Artists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190213466
eISBN:
9780190271701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213466.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The insights of five strikingly different visually gifted thinkers shape this chapter: cell biologist Barry Shur, engineer Temple Grandin, painter Mary J. Welty, neuroscientist Hugh Wilson, and U. S. ... More


Natasha Gordinsky, Bishloshah nofim: yetziratah hamukdemet shel Leah Goldberg (In Three Landscapes: Leah Goldberg’s Early Writings). Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2016. 222 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the books Bishloshah nofim: yetziratah hamukdemet shel Leah Goldberg (In Three Landscapes: Leah Goldberg’s Early Writings) (2016), by Natasha Gordinsky, and Nesi’ah venesi’ah ... More


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