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The 1960s: Change and Experimentation

Joseph McAleer

in Passion’s Fortune: The Story of Mills & Boon

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204558
eISBN:
9780191676345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204558.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter provides a discussion on change and experimentation on Mills & Boon in 1960s. The sweeping changes inflicted on Mills & Boon during the 1960s had a significant impact on editorial ... More


An Emergentist Coalition Model for Word Learning: Mapping Words to Objects Is a Product of the Interaction of Multiple Cues

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and George Hollich

in Becoming a Word Learner: A Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195130324
eISBN:
9780199893898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130324.003.006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the ideas pointed out by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and George Hollich. It stresses that multiple cues are necessary for word learning. In emergentist ... More


Politically Incorrect, Visually Incorrect

Yetta Howard

in Ugly Differences: Queer Female Sexuality in the Underground

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041884
eISBN:
9780252050572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041884.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter moves to an analysis of comix—a contemporary example of primitivism that continues to have a vexed relationship with cultural legitimacy. Ugliness in this chapter is recognizable as the ... More


Afterword: The Goddess Dethroned

Jack Lule

in A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038136
eISBN:
9781621039617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038136.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores how the mythologies of gender roles are being changed by the emergence of headstrong female athletes. Since ancient times, femininity has always been associated with the ... More


1.1.78—2.2.78: Lynn Hershman’s Roberta Breitmore (1978)1

Kristine Stiles

in Concerning Consequences: Studies in Art, Destruction, and Trauma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226774510
eISBN:
9780226304403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304403.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This chapter talks about Lynn Hershman's fictional persona and alter ego called Roberta Breitmore, written between January 1, 1978 and February 2, 1978. Here the author mimes the two voices in ... More


Racing into the Storm: Roberta gibb, kathrine switzer, and women’s marathoning

Oren Renick and Lea Robin Velez

in A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038136
eISBN:
9781621039617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038136.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the struggles of women to achieve gender equality, focusing on two women in distance running: Roberta Gibb and Kathrine Switzer. Gibb and Switzer both struggled to gain access ... More


The Work of Intelligence

Milo Jones and Philippe Silberzahn

in Constructing Cassandra: Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785808
eISBN:
9780804787154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785808.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter starts by making the case that intelligence work is best viewed as a problem of the sociology of knowledge. Expanding on this insight, the chapter introduces the book's theoretical ... More


Dis(Re)memberment Blues: Narratives of Abjection and Redress

Adah Cussow

in Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310978
eISBN:
9780226311005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311005.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores in detail three novels, an autobiography, and a lyric poem that dramatize the encounter of the black male blues subject with the legacy of spectacle lynching. Roberta Rubenstein ... More


Coming of Age

Darius J. Young

in Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056272
eISBN:
9780813058061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056272.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins by discussing the death of Church Sr. and Church Jr.’s initial years as a local black Republican leader and his eventual ascendance within the GOP. It also highlights the ... More


Astaire and Rogers: Carefree in Roberta

Peter William Evans

in Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748699926
eISBN:
9781474426749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699926.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter challenges the conventional notion that the song and dance musicals that Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers made for MGM in the 1930s epitomized Hollywood escapist fare in the Depression ... More


“If It’s in Music—We Have It”: The Fertile Crescent of Gospel Music Publishing

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the roles played by Thomas A. Dorsey, Roberta Martin, Theodore R.Frye, Kenneth Morris, and Sallie Martin in transforming Bronzeville into the “fertile crescent” of gospel sheet ... More


“Move On Up a Little Higher”: The 1940s, Part Two

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the explosion of gospel music recording in Chicago during the 1940s. One of the first Chicago gospel singers to record for an indie label in the immediate postwar period was ... More


One of These Mornings: Chicago Gospel at the Crossroads

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the transition in Chicago gospel music that began before the 1959 Detroit Invasion and continued until the late twentieth century. It first recounts the deaths of Roberta ... More


Sweeping through the City: Thomas A. Dorsey and the Gospel Nexus (1932–1933)

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the contributions of Thomas A. Dorsey and the gospel nexus to the development of gospel music in Chicago during the years 1932–1933. Pilgrim Baptist Church is often cited as the ... More


Sing a Gospel Song: The 1940s, Part One

Robert M. Marovich

in A City Called Heaven: Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039102
eISBN:
9780252097089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039102.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses some important developments that enabled gospel music gain a greater foothold in Chicago during the 1940s. Migration from the South continued unabated into the 1940s, leading ... More


More and More Enlightened Citizens: Environmental Progressivism and Austin’s Emergent Identity

Andrew M. Busch

in City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469632643
eISBN:
9781469632667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632643.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter looks at the nascent environmental movement in Austin in the 1960s and 1970s. It argues that, while early environmentalists achieved many victories and set the tone for later ... More


Belfast Beginnings, 1907–29

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Hewitt family’s situation at the time of the poet’s birth, and after, is described, and Hewitt’s juvenilia examined. Through accounts of inter-family relations, a back-narrative engages with the ... More


Ulster Art and a Wider Politics, 1930–39

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt begins work in the Belfast City Museum and Art Gallery. His left-wing poetry gradually attracts interest, and he succeeds in placing a poem in the BBC magazine The Listener. He meets Roberta ... More


Jerome Kern

Ethan Mordden

in When Broadway Went to Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199395408
eISBN:
9780199395439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199395408.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the Hollywood musicals of Jerome Kern. From about 1915 to his death in 1945, Kern was the Harms Group's artistic leader. For youngsters like Gershwin and Rodgers, Kern was ... More


Return of a Native

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter co-relates the deteriorating situation in Northern Ireland during and after 1969 with Hewitt’s imminent retirement from the Coventry art gallery. At the centre was a reading tour (with ... More


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