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Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Michael Ward

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

As a scholar of medieval and renaissance literature, C.S. Lewis was deeply interested in the imaginative effects of the new heliocentric model of the universe theorised by Copernicus and verified by ... More


Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Laura Chrisman

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines literary romance as a vehicle for the ideological contradictions of British imperialism in South Africa. It draws upon postcolonial theory and cultural materialism to discuss the ... More


Introduction

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the historical experience of British imperialism in South Africa, as mediated through the works of three novelists: the imperialist Henry Rider Haggard, the liberal ... More


Transforming Imperial Romance: Anti-Colonial Pastoralism and Sexual Politics in Mhudi

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Sol Plaatje described his novel Mhudi as ‘a love story after the manner of romances; but based on historical facts … with plenty of love, superstition, and imaginations worked in between the wars. ... More


Complex Relations: African Nationalism, Imperialism, and Form in Mhudi

Laura Chrisman

in Rereading the Imperial Romance: British Imperialism and South African Resistance in Haggard, Schreiner, and Plaatje

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122999
eISBN:
9780191671593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122999.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Sol Plaatje's critical historiography. His reinterpretation of the events of the Mfecane articulates a complex vision of the interrelations of British imperialism and African ... More


Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920: Resistance in Interaction

Elleke Boehmer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184454
eISBN:
9780191714085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184454.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the political co-operations and textual connections which linked anti-colonial, nationalist, and modernist groups and individuals in the empire in the years 1890-1920. By ... More


The Martyrdom of Sol Hachuel: Ridda in Morocco in 1834

Juliette Hassine

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is a case in point, focusing on the problem of Jewish conversion under Islam. In 1834, Sol Hachuel, a fourteen-year-old Jewish girl from Tangier, was beheaded, having been charged by a ... More


Spoiled Spinster

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, Walters’ tries his hand at directing a physiological drama, Two Loves (1961) starring Shirley MacLaine. On-going concern from studio chief Sol C. Siegel eliminates a sexually-charged ... More


A Means of Last Resort

Evan R. Ward

in Packaged Vacations: Tourism Development in the Spanish Caribbean

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032290
eISBN:
9780813038995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032290.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

By the mid-1980s, Fidel Castro recognized the folly of trying to manage hotels and retail establishments without the proper expertise to be competitive in the global marketplace. He knew that he ... More


Freedom of Speech and the Press

Lucas A. Powe Jr.

in America's Lone Star Constitution: How Supreme Court Cases from Texas Shape the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297807
eISBN:
9780520970014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297807.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines Supreme Court cases that were filed over the issue of freedom of speech and the press in Texas. In 1943, the Texas legislature passed the anti-labor Manford Act, which required ... More


Holly-Hawaiians, Electric Guitars, and Glass Ceilings

John W. Troutman

in Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses upon the interwar years, when musicians and dancers formed a strong Pacific Islander community in Southern California, one that fostered a sense of camaraderie and belonging, and ... More


Strolling the city: the flâneur interrupted

Vanesa Rodríguez-Galindo

in Madrid on the move: Feeling modern and visually aware in the nineteenth century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526144362
eISBN:
9781526161086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526144379.00008
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses the aloof and introspective figure of the flâneur, a well-known urban archetype and a somewhat contentious symbol of cultural modernity. Discussions about the flâneur and other ... More


El Maestro de Maestros, the Father of Cuban Ballet

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

The company tours Latin America, runs out of money and is rescued by student federations in Puerto Rico and Cuba. Financial problems arise again with Pro-Arte, and the Cuban student federation raises ... More


ACT I Scene ii Madrileño 1891–1932

Walter Aaron Clark and William Craig Krause

in Federico Moreno Torroba: A Musical Life in Three Acts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195313703
eISBN:
9780199332373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313703.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This scene delves into Torroba's identity as a citizen of Madrid. It commences with an interview Torroba gave at the end of his life, which provides the basis for exploring his identity as a ... More


Reaching Their Majority

Alan K. Rode

in Michael Curtiz: A Life in Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813173917
eISBN:
9780813174808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813173917.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Curtiz was assigned to finishBlackwell’s Island.This was followed by his direction of Sons of Liberty, a patriotic short championed by the brothers Warner.The film won an Oscar for Best Short ... More


The Fisk Concert Spiritual

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores the process of musically and culturally translating oral folk spirituals into notated arranged spirituals performed on the concert stage. The American Missionary Association ... More


Oistrakh and the Impresario: Soviet Concert Tours and Systemic Integration

Kiril Tomoff

in Virtuosi Abroad: Soviet Music and Imperial Competition during the Early Cold War, 1945-1958

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453120
eISBN:
9781501701825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453120.003.0006
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines the Soviet encounter with the cultural facilitator of the mid-century Western cultural production system: the impresario. Soon after their artists began touring the West, Soviet ... More


Welcome to Intipucá City

David Pedersen

in American Value: Migrants, Money, and Meaning in El Salvador and the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226653396
eISBN:
9780226922775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922775.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines contemporary social relations in the pueblo of Intipucá in El Salvador, and how the country's president, Armando Calderón Sol, attempted to link a national project of governance ... More


“ARENA’s Achilles’ Heel”: Our First Trip to El Salvador

Matt Eisenbrandt

in Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286795
eISBN:
9780520961890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286795.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes the launch of the legal team’s investigation with a trip to El Salvador to look into those who financed the death squads. The most promising lead comes from allegations by ... More


Rematch, 1630–1632

in On Sunspots

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226707150
eISBN:
9780226707174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226707174.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the resumption of the conflict between Christoph Scheiner and Galileo in relation to their sunspot studies the period from 1630 to 1632. Scheiner sent letters and copies of ... More


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