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Globetrotting with The Greatest

Sonja D. Williams

in Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039874
eISBN:
9780252097980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039874.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Richard Durham's travels with Muhammad Ali as part of their collaboration to write the autobiography of the self-proclaimed “greatest” boxer in the world. Durham relished the ... More


Narratives of New Memory: Ending the Neocolonial Story

Ylce Irizarry

in Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039911
eISBN:
9780252098079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039911.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how authors Demetria Martínez and Elías Miguel Muñoz have crafted exemplars of the narrative of new memory. Martínez's novel Mother Tongue (1993) illustrates new memory ... More


The Odyssey in the ‘Broom Cupboard’: Ulysses 31 and Odysseus: The Greatest Hero of Them All on Children’s BBC, 1985–1986

Sarah Miles

in Ancient Greece on British Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474412599
eISBN:
9781474449526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412599.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The chapter examines two 1980s children’s television series – Odysseus: The Greatest Hero of Them All (hereafter Odysseus) and Ulysses 31 – which reworked the myths of the Greek hero Odysseus which ... More


Early twentieth-century light and popular music

Stephen Cottrell

in The Saxophone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100419
eISBN:
9780300190953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100419.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the musical genres in which the saxophone emerged and established its presence. At the turn of the twentieth century, the saxophone was adopted in several popular genres that ... More


Jazz Mamas

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko

in Necessary Noise: Music, Film, and Charitable Imperialism in the East of Congo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190499570
eISBN:
9780190499617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499570.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Because of the epidemic of sexual violence in the current conflict, the east of Congo is frequently labeled “the worst place in the world to be a woman.” Consequently, the region is inundated with ... More


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