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Monuments Men: Among the Afterlives of France ’98

Cathal Kilcline

in Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781781382899
eISBN:
9781789629323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Recent years have seen a proliferation of sport-themed cultural, artistic, commemorative and pedagogical productions that interpret and illuminate identitarian debates in France, particularly in ... More


Raids on the Inarticulate: Alan Hollinghurst's The Swimming-Pool Library and the Closets of Imperial and Postimperial British History

Simon Lewis

in British and African Literature in Transnational Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036021
eISBN:
9780813038636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036021.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter analyzes Alan Hollinghurst's book The Swimming-Pool Library. In contract, Boyd's book An Ice-Cream War is an exclusive male construction which is based on a combination of public school ... More


Sound and Music in Website Design

Lee Tsang

in Music, Sound and Multimedia: From the Live to the Virtual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625338
eISBN:
9780748671038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625338.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter deals with the use of sound and music in websites. It concentrates on the McDonalds Corporation ‘I'm lovin' it’ campaign and how its use of music reflects the cultural and political ... More


Duke Kahanamoku: Racialized Colonization and the Exoticization of Aquatic Royalty

Joel S. Franks

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Duke Kahanamoku’s success in swimming and surfing in the early twentieth century made him one of the world’s most famous Hawaiians and aquatic stars. This chapter examines Kahanamoku’s Hawaiian ... More


The Black Diaries: Sex, race and empire in The Dream of the Celt, The Swimming-Pool Library and The Lost World

Alison Garden

in The Literary Afterlives of Roger Casement, 1899-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621815
eISBN:
9781800341678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621815.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter explores Casement’s Black Diaries, and their reception, through a discussion of three novels: Conan Doyle’s The Lost World (1912), Alan Hollinghurst’s The Swimming-Pool Library (1988) and ... More


‘A man embedded in society’: Homosexuality and the ‘Social Fabric’ in Maurice and Hollinghurst’s The Swimming-Pool Library

David Medalie

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the ways in which E. M. Forster’s Maurice and Alan Hollinghurst’s The Swimming-Pool Library (1988), while criticizing the oppression of homosexual men, both offer trenchant ... More


Swimming, Surfing and Underwater Diving in Early Modern Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora

Kevin Dawson

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores African activities in rivers, lakes, and the Atlantic Ocean - bodily relationships, such as swimming, surfing, and diving, as opposed to those occurring in boats. It demonstrates ... More


The Roots of Upward Mobility: Outlying Black Settlement before 1940

Todd M. Michney

in Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter uncovers how middling black families gained access to the outlying neighbourhoods of Glenville and Mount Pleasant, documenting these communities’ socioeconomic structures and their ... More


Drunk on Rhythm: Syncopation: Kendrick Lamar—“Swimming Pools (Drank)”

Nate Sloan, Charlie Harding, and Iris Gottlieb

in Switched On Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056650
eISBN:
9780190056681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056650.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

Chapter 9 analyzes Kendrick Lamar’s “Swimming Pools (Drank),” a cautionary tale of alcohol abuse that musicalizes its topic through the dissociative effect of syncopation. Lamar and producer T-Minus ... More


Next Steps

Jeannette E. Brown

in African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

This book relates the stories of some amazing women who are currently working as chemists or are recently retired. These women, as I have said before, are hiding in plain sight. Perhaps the first ... More


Finding the C500

Ann L. Buttenwieser

in The Floating Pool Lady: A Quest to Bring a Public Pool to New York City's Waterfront

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501716010
eISBN:
9781501716034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716010.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the author's studies of the floating baths, where she learned that the processes she had to go through would be long, complicated, and buffeted by outside forces. It cites the ... More


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