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Gearing Up for War: Faulkner’s “Two Soldiers” and the Saturday Evening Post

Jennifer Nolan

in Faulkner and Print Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812308
eISBN:
9781496812346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812308.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter uses paratextual evidence surrounding the publication of William Faulkner’s story “Two Soldiers” in the Saturday Evening Post to argue for the importance of considering Faulkner’s works ... More


Crossroads Again: Success, Fame, and Fortune

William E. Ellis

in Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173986
eISBN:
9780813174792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173986.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins by revealing Cobb’s longtime struggle with anxiety, especially when at a crossroads in his life. He sought outlets for his talents not only to establish himself as a successful ... More


Lies, Libel, and Football: Coaches as Public Figures: Butts v. Curtis Publishing (1967)

Sarah K. Fields

in Game Faces: Sport Celebrity and the Laws of Reputation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040283
eISBN:
9780252098543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040283.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores the lawsuit that Wally Butts, a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, filed against the publisher of the Saturday Evening Post in 1963. The lawsuit began when the former ... More


The Postwar Intelligence Debate and the CIA

David P. Hadley

in The Rising Clamor: The American Press, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177373
eISBN:
9780813177403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177373.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the dissolution of the World War II–era U.S. intelligence agency, the Office of Strategic Services. Facing competition from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the military ... More


Momentum: War and Peace, Awards and Prosperity

William E. Ellis

in Irvin S. Cobb: The Rise and Fall of an American Humorist

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173986
eISBN:
9780813174792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173986.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By mid-1917, Cobb had become one of the best-known celebrities in America. Ellis describes Cobb’s rise to fame, the experiences he had because of it, and his day-to-day activities. Next, Ellis ... More


“A Woman Takes a Look at Politics”

Catherine Oglesby

in Corra Harris and the Divided Mind of the New South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032474
eISBN:
9780813038728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032474.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the rather contradictory stand of Corra Harris on issues of politics and the involvement of women in the public sphere. After a decade after women gained the right to vote and ... More


The Birth of the Fan Magazine

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the origins of the fan magazine, which goes back to the popular general magazines promoting consumer culture and social issues that began publication in the 1880s and 1890s. ... More


Introduction: The Philadelphia Pictorials and American Visual Culture in the 1840S

Cynthia Lee Patterson

in Art for the Middle Classes: America's Illustrated Magazines of the 1840s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737363
eISBN:
9781621031185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737363.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the proliferation of American art through the distribution of magazines with engraved pictures during the mid-1800s. It explains that several magazines such as Saturday Evening ... More


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