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Reel to Real: Desi Teens' Linguistic Engagements with Bollywood

Shalini Shankar

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter identifies “Bollywood” films—feature‐length movies produced in Bombay (Mumbai), India—as a source of linguistic and cultural production in the South Asian diaspora. South Asian Americans ... More


The Masque of Queens, 1609

A. W. Johnson

in Ben Jonson: Poetry and Architecture

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117599
eISBN:
9780191671005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117599.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on The Masque of Queens, which formally introduces the theory of antimasque to the English audience. The masque can be seen as a pivotal work in Jonson's career: crowning the ... More


Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Taef El-Azhari

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423182
eISBN:
9781474476751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423182.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book provides a critical and systematic analyses of the role of queens, eunuchs and concubines in medieval Islamic history. Spanning over six centuries. It explores gender and sexual politics and ... More


Continuity and Change in New York City

Franklin E. Zimring

in The City that Became Safe: New York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844425
eISBN:
9780199943357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter is a wide-ranging survey of population, social, and economic factors thought to influence crime trends. It marches through various data sets to test continuity or structural change in ... More


Will the Real Cardenio Please Stand Up? Richards’s Cardenio in Cambridge

Richard Proudfoot

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This review addresses the bold adaptation of Theobald’s Double Falsehood under the title Cardenio by Bernard Richards that was staged by students of Queens’ College, Cambridge, in March 2009. The ... More


The Five Walls of Pharaoh

Koenraad Donker van Heel

in Mrs. Naunakhte & Family: The Women of Ramesside Deir al-Medina

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167737
eISBN:
9781617978159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167737.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the Five Walls of Pharaoh in Deir al-Medina. It first considers the possibility that movement in the necropolis area was at least partially restricted and that the workmen ... More


City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

R. Scott Hanson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

City of Gods is a history and ethnography of Flushing, Queens, in New York City. An important site in colonial America for its place in the history of religious freedom, Flushing is now perhaps the ... More


Promoting Neighborhood Safety and Well-Being

Donald A. Rakow, Meghan Z. Gough, and Sharon A. Lee

in Public Gardens and Livable Cities: Partnerships Connecting People, Plants, and Place

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501702594
eISBN:
9781501751769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702594.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the approach, process, and outcomes of placemaking partnerships formed with public gardens to promote a sense of safety and well-being at the neighborhood scale. Cases in this ... More


Sound to Shore: The Unbuilt Brooklyn–Queens Crosstown Line

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

An examination of the plans to build a north-south transit line that would directly connect Brooklyn and Queens. Although a line would be completed in 1937, it came only a series of plans had been ... More


History of Universities: Volume XXXIII/1

Mordechai Feingold (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198865421
eISBN:
9780191897771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865421.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This issue of the history of universities contains, as usual, an interesting mix of learned articles and book reviews covering topics related to the history of higher education. The volume combines ... More


Becoming, Mattering, and “Knowing in Being” in Feminist Novels for the Young

Roberta Seelinger Trites

in Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813800
eISBN:
9781496813848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813800.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 1 introduces key concepts from material feminism, relying in particular on the work of Karen Barad and Rosi Braidotti. Becoming is implicated in the desire that leads to merged and changed ... More


“Not One Inch”: The Ruthless Politics of Developing an AIDS Community-Based Organization

Douglas A. Feldman

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Local-level politics in the central part of the borough of Queens can get fairly ruthless. As a gay person, the author was concerned with what the disease was doing to the gay community — his ... More


Nobody

Janet Grossbach Mayer

in As Bad as They Say?: Three Decades of Teaching in the Bronx

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234165
eISBN:
9780823240814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234165.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter is about Nobody, Janet Mayer — an ordinary person. It describes how Mayer came to be the teacher she was and what she accomplished during more than three decades of teaching in the ... More


His Kind of Women

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

George Walsh sent his brother, Raoul, numerous letters that consisted of stories with one common element, a love story. Each wrapped around the love of a man for a woman or a man fighting the odds to ... More


Romance, the Robinsonade, and the Cultivation of Adolescent Female Desire in Libba Bray’s Beauty Queens

Amy Hicks

in Didactics and the Modern Robinsonade: New Paradigms for Young Readers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620047
eISBN:
9781789629613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620047.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that Libba Bray’s Beauty Queens, a satirical riposte to the Robinsonade genre, draws on the broad tradition of codifying the desert island as a space for romantic interludes and ... More


. Howard Beach

Wayne Dawkins

in City Son: Andrew W. Cooper's Impact on Modern-Day Brooklyn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032585
eISBN:
9781617032592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032585.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes an incident that took place in Howard Beach, Queens, on December 20, 1986, when three black men were attacked by white teenagers, leading to the death of one of the men, ... More


Why the No. 7 Line Stops in Flushing

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of one of the New York City subway system’s most heavily traveled lines. The early plans called for a line that extended much further into Queens. A look is taken ... More


South Bronx DJs vs. Other DJs

Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.

in Break Beats in the Bronx: Rediscovering Hip-Hop's Early Years

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632759
eISBN:
9781469632773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632759.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter’s first section, introduces two new actors, Afrika Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash, both of whom followed in the footsteps of Kool DJ Herc. It provides their biographical portraits and ... More


Analyzing Distance

Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang

in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175638
eISBN:
9781400852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter considers distance in graphs, first by providing an overview of some fundamental concepts in graph theory. In particular, it discusses connected graphs, cut-vertex and bridge, and ... More


Introduction

R. Scott Hanson

in City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Introduction orients the reader to the neighborhood of Flushing and presents the main themes and argument of the book in addition to relevant theoretical, historiographical, and methodological ... More


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