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The Making of the Cosmopolitan Subject

Rei Magosaki

in Tricksters and Cosmopolitans: Cross-Cultural Collaborations in Asian American Literary Production

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271306
eISBN:
9780823271351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271306.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter situates the Pilipino-American writer Jessica Hagedorn’s early writing within the discussion of the larger publishing scene in1970s Bay Area. Through a close examination of “pet food,” ... More


Introduction

M. Thomas Inge (ed.)

in The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496803382
eISBN:
9781496806789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496803382.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines what William Faulkner has meant to his fellow writers both in the United States and abroad. Few modern authors, except perhaps James Joyce, have had so profound an influence ... More


Revising Kansas John Steuart Curry and the Fanaticism of John Brown

R. Blakeslee Gilpin

in John Brown Still Lives!: America's Long Reckoning with Violence, Equality, and Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835012
eISBN:
9781469602608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869277_gilpin.12
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how John Brown's memory produced an explosion of art in the 1930s that was unequaled since the 1860s. Just as Revisionist historians converged on an interpretation of Brown ... More


Savior of the Union: Abraham Lincoln (1930)

Brian J. Snee

in Lincoln before Lincoln: Early Cinematic Adaptations of the Life of America's Greatest President

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167473
eISBN:
9780813167800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167473.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines D. W. Griffith’s Abraham Lincoln (1930), which depicts Lincoln first and foremost as the Savior of the Union. Like the Lincoln Memorial, which was completed in 1922, Griffith’s ... More


The Civil War at the Dawn of the Great Depression

Nina Silber

in This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646541
eISBN:
9781469646565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646541.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores why and how the Great Depression prompted Americans to look back at the US Civil War while also considering the type of Civil War memory Americans inherited from the 1920s. ... More


Conclusion: Looking Back on Tomorrow: The Course of Empire

Miles Orvell

in Empire of Ruins: American Culture, Photography, and the Spectacle of Destruction

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190491604
eISBN:
9780197523285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491604.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

The conclusion of Empire of Ruins recalls the book’s examination of ruin photography as it relates to modernity—the traumas of war and climate change. But it places that narrative within a larger ... More


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