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Did they catch the ferry?

Wahl Jan

in Carl Theodor Dreyer and Ordet: My Summer with the Danish Filmmaker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136189
eISBN:
9780813141176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136189.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The final chapter details the end of Wahl's summer with Dreyer. He describes the feast cooked by Ebba Dreyer the night before he leaves Denmark. Wahl chooses to leave because of Dreyer's need to work ... More


Postscript: After Kim

David Sergeant

in Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884-1901

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684588
eISBN:
9780191765889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684588.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This postscript to the book provides a brief account of Kipling’s career after Kim. It suggests some of the ways in which the divide between authoritarian and complex fiction, and the formal features ... More


The War in the Pacific

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

in We’ll Always Have the Movies: American Cinema during World War II

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123868
eISBN:
9780813134840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123868.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Hollywood war films that were based on actual events in the Pacific theater after Pearl Harbor and how they link those events into a coherent narrative. Examples of these films ... More


Hollywood and the one-ocean war

Jonathan Rayner

in The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070983
eISBN:
9781781701157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070983.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The contribution of the American film industry to the war effort can be divided chronologically between preparatory propagandist films and combat films. It was the feature films that constituted the ... More


Running man 2: Carol Reed and his contemporaries

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Carol Reed is part of a wider movement in which fugitive film is just one dimension, the historic moment of romantic realism in British film, which is over, we could argue, almost as soon as it has ... More


Hand-rails to the past: McGahern and the memory of the Irish revolution

R. F. (Roy) Foster

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the way McGahern represents the memory of the Irish revolution in Amongst Women, That They May Face the Rising Sun, and in his autobiographical writings. The disillusioned and ... More


‘What was it all for?’1 John McGahern’s critique of Irish republican nationalism: an ethical reading

Ciaran Ross

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John McGahern’s work reflects profound scepticism concerning 1916 and the legacy of the Irish War of Independence, as well as a subversive attitude towards the original spirit of revolution. The ... More


The stranger in the fiction of John McGahern

Željka Doljanin

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers McGahern’s last novel, That They May Face the Rising Sun and selected stories, alongside the novels and stories of the handful of writers who, during the Celtic Tiger era and ... More


Conclusion

James Peacock

in Jonathan Lethem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719082672
eISBN:
9781781706299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082672.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The conclusion returns to some of the themes of the introduction, including genre and ethics. It suggests that Lethem, while attempting to make a mockery of convenient labels, might be regarded as ... More


Underscoring Ancestry: Music for Native America in Film

Michael V. Pisani

in Imagining Native America in Music

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108934
eISBN:
9780300130737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108934.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the music of native America in motion pictures. It analyzes how music subverts the standard stereotypes of Native Americans as depicted on-screen through actions and words and ... More


Creating and Sustaining America’s Game

Travis Vogan

in Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038389
eISBN:
9780252096273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038389.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter charts the National Football League's (NFL) meteoric rise, thanks to NFL Films' unwavering designation of pro football as a unique and unifying reflection of America. Fueled by a ... More


Deliberate Happiness: W. B. Yeats and the Inner Life

Frank Shovlin

in Touchstones: John Mcgahern's Classical Style

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383216
eISBN:
9781786944047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383216.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Taking its title from Yeats’s important dialogue poem ‘Ego Dominus Tuus’, this chapter closely examines McGahern’s final novel That They May Face the Rising Sun and suggests that, in its love for the ... More


War, Fiction, and Truth: Tim O’Brien’s “How to Tell a True War Story”

Giorgio Mariani

in Waging War on War: Peacefighting in American Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039751
eISBN:
9780252097850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039751.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the correlation between the Vietnam War and literary postmodernism in Tim O'Brien's “How to Tell a True War Story,” one of the short stories in the collection The Things They ... More


‘Torquere’: Stein’s and Hemingway’s Queer Relationality

Chris Coffman

in Gertrude Stein's Transmasculinity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474438094
eISBN:
9781474449694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438094.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Stein’s friendship with Ernest Hemingway, whose initial supplication to her tutelage transformed into aggression in the wake of his observation of Toklas’s power over Stein. ... More


The Power of Storytelling

in Vietnam and Beyond: Tim O'Brien and the Power of Storytelling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318207
eISBN:
9781846317767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317767.006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter begins with a section devoted to ‘Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong’, one of the most arresting stories in The Things They Carried. In this short narrative, O'Brien acts on the idea that ... More


Legacy, Part 2: Revival and Recognition, 1941–1980s

Edward A. Berlin

in King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and His Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199740321
eISBN:
9780190245221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740321.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American, Opera

The Yerba Buena Jazz Band’s efforts to recover the roots of jazz in 1941 initiated a ragtime and Scott Joplin revival. The first research article about Joplin appeared in 1944, and in 1948 Fisk ... More


Growing Up under the Khmer Rouge: Cambodian American Life Writing

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

in War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670963
eISBN:
9781452946924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670963.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents a reading of Loung Ung’s First They Killed My Father (2000) and Chanrithy Him’s When Broken Glass Floats (2000). It analyzes each literary memoir’s historic and contemporary ... More


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