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“Hope Dies Last”: Cultural Studies and Studs Terkel

Victor Cohen

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues for a renewal of leftist cultural studies, holding up the example of Studs Terkel as an engaged intellectual. Terkel was a talk-show host and author of numerous collections of ... More


“I’m Still Just Mahaly to You All”: The Meanings of Fame

Mark Burford

in Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190634902
eISBN:
9780190634933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634902.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

The book concludes in 1955, which marked a seam in Jackson’s career. The year was notable for the release of her first Columbia recordings and the launch of her local television show, Mahalia Jackson ... More


The Horn

Ann Charters and Samuel Charters

in Brother-Souls: John Clellon Holmes, Jack Kerouac, and the Beat Generation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735796
eISBN:
9781621031666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735796.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Horn is John Clellon Holmes’s brilliant, troubling testament to jazz. Loosely based on the lives and careers of jazz musicians Holmes admired, the book employs the narrative structure of tragic ... More


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