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The Sword in the Stone and the Jungle Book

James Bohn

in Music in Disney's Animated Features: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to The Jungle Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812148
eISBN:
9781496812186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812148.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Popular

The Sword in the Stone and The Jungle Book were the last two animated features to be produced under the supervision of Walt Disney. They were also the first two animated films that included songs ... More


A Revolutionary and a Puritan: Upton Sinclair and

Adam Mack

in Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers, Strikebreakers, and Muckrakers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039188
eISBN:
9780252097225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039188.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes Upton Sinclair's 1906 novel The Jungle to elucidate his sensory politics and his proposed indictment of industrial capitalism. The Jungle is a fictionalized account of Chicago's ... More


The Asphalt Jungle: The City under the City

Robert Miklitsch

in I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

If the syndicate picture privileges the system while the rogue cop film valorizes the individual, the “big caper” movie represents something of a synthesis. On one hand, the heist picture reposits ... More


Translation’s Bastards:: Mimicry and Linguistic Hybridity

Padma Rangarajan

in Imperial Babel: Translation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263615
eISBN:
9780823266456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263615.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the evolving discomfort over the implications of cultural translation over the course of the nineteenth century. It traces how colonial translations moved from an aesthetic ... More


Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884-1901

David Sergeant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684588
eISBN:
9780191765889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684588.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book re-establishes Kipling as a major artist. Through extended close readings of individual works, and unprecedentedly detailed attention to changes in location and readership, it distinguishes ... More


Lake and Jungle: The Assembly-Line Factory as a Force for Suburbanization

Elaine Lewinnek

in The Working Man’s Reward: Chicago's Early Suburbs and the Roots of American Sprawl

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199769223
eISBN:
9780199395484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769223.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Beginning in the 1860s Chicago’s assembly-line factories moved to the suburbs in search of cheaper land and lighter government oversight. Workers followed the factories to the suburbs. This chapter ... More


Postscript: back down to earth

Anne Fernihough

in Freewomen and Supermen: Edwardian Radicals and Literary Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668625
eISBN:
9780191767296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668625.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The postscript shows how 1900s hyper-individualism with its emphasis on the unified self was problematic for whole sections of society. In America, for example, W.E.B. Du Bois was arguing that ... More


Embracing Green Temporalities: Indigenous Sustainabilities, Anglo-American Utopias

Michelle C. Neely

in Against Sustainability: Reading Nineteenth-Century America in the Age of Climate Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288229
eISBN:
9780823290307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288229.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Against Sustainability concludes with a coda that contrasts Anglo-American and certain Indigenous American approaches to “zero waste.” Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle (1906) illustrates the limitations ... More


Conclusion: Streaming Interfidelities and Post-Recession Adaptation

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

in Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As the 2008 global recession irrevocably changed entertainment financing, films beyond blockbuster or microbudget production methods became anathema to studios. However, adaptations of Victorian ... More


Crime Films during the Period of the Production Code Administration

Todd Berliner

in Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 8 demonstrates the ways in which ideological constraints in studio-era Hollywood shaped the aesthetic properties of an entire body of crime films, now commonly known as film noir. The ... More


Ceylon

Fred Leventhal and Peter Stansky

in Leonard Woolf: Bloomsbury Socialist

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198814146
eISBN:
9780191851797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814146.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Leonard Woolf was an extremely successful civil servant in Ceylon, developing highly efficient and demanding methods of administration. He was first posted in the north of the island, where his ... More


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