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Our Eliot: Mass Modernism and the American Century

Donal Harris

in On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177726
eISBN:
9780231541343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177726.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The mid-century explosion of articles about and reproductions of T.S. Eliot’s work in the pages of big magazines like Time and Life repatriates modernism, especially Eliot's The Waste Land, as the ... More


“It’s Like Floating” or Battling the World: Mass Magazine Cover Girls

Sarah Projansky

in Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at Time, Newsweek, and People magazine covers as one way to track the current ubiquity of girls in celebrity culture, and identifies the dominance of both whiteness and the ... More


Empire on the World Stage

Nadia Nurhussein

in Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190969
eISBN:
9780691194134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190969.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter begins with a scene from George White's 1936 “Scandals,” reprised in the 1937 film “You Can't Have Everything,” that featured the dance team known as Tip, Tap, and Toe as Haile Selassie ... More


Luce, Leary, and LSD, 1963–1965

Stephen Siff

in Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039195
eISBN:
9780252097232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039195.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the celebrity coverage of Timothy Leary in the early 1960s and interest in LSD at Time and Life, where the publisher Henry Luce was becoming increasingly outspoken about his ... More


Moral Panic and Media Hype, 1966–1968

Stephen Siff

in Acid Hype: American News Media and the Psychedelic Experience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039195
eISBN:
9780252097232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039195.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on how media coverage of LSD changed as recreational use of the drug was increasingly identified as an aspect of the blossoming hippie movement. Horror stories about LSD side ... More


Time and Brubeck Time

Stephen A. Crist

in Dave Brubeck’s Time Out

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190217716
eISBN:
9780190217754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190217716.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter sketches some of the most important factors that led to the formation of the Dave Brubeck Quartet and its rise to fame in the 1950s. Brubeck’s interest in polyrhythms is traced back to ... More


Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Kathryn Talalay

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

George Schuyler, a black journalist, and Josephine Cogdell, a blond, blue-eyed Texas heiress, believed that intermarriage would “invigorate” the races. Their daughter, Philippa Duke Schuyler, became ... More


Why Climate-Change Skeptics Are Wrong

Kristin Shrader-Frechette

in What Will Work: Fighting Climate Change with Renewable Energy, Not Nuclear Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794638
eISBN:
9780199919277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794638.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 1 begins by stressing the severity of climate change (CC) and showing how, contrary to popular belief, atomic energy is not a viable solution to ... More


The Key to the Fields

Susan G. Davis

in Dirty Jokes and Bawdy Songs: The Uncensored Life of Gershon Legman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042614
eISBN:
9780252051456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042614.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Legman continued his working life in exile at La Clé des Champs, his homestead in the Alpes-Maritimes, France, where he had settled with his first wife in 1960. In rural isolation, Legman depended ... More


“Sharon Was Afraid of Me”

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0021
Subject:
History, Political History

Menachem Begin had never liked Ariel Sharon, whom he saw as an uninhibited manipulator. Begin claimed that Sharon joined the Liberal Party because Sharon was afraid of him. In 1984, Sharon filed a ... More


Dark Days

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Over the winter of 1943–44, the efforts by the Eighth Air Force to dominate media reporting faltered badly. The ill-starred Schweinfurt raid was the spark, since it focused attention on the high ... More


Storm-Tossed & Exposed

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056937
eISBN:
9780813053790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056937.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In February 1937, Virginia Woolf's nephew, Julian Bell, says he will enlist to fight the fascists in the Spanish Civil War. In July 1937, war erupts between China and Japan. These outer storms, now ... More


Spime

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language from the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0035
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The word robot first appeared in print in 1920, forty-one years before robotics became an industrial reality. Derived from the Czech term robota, meaning ... More


“Change from the Top” (1956)

William J. Rust

in Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167428
eISBN:
9780813167435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167428.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

In April 1956, Prince Sihanouk made an incendiary speech in Cambodia that covered the full range of his grievances against the United States: pressure on the kingdom to abandon its neutrality, ... More


Blackout in the Bulge

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Even before the Battle of the Bulge, the senior war correspondents were becoming restive. Wes Gallagher caused trouble by writing exposés of the reasons behind the military’s manpower and ammunition ... More


Do- It- Yourself Wetlands

Sharon Levy

in The Marsh Builders: The Fight for Clean Water, Wetlands, and Wildlife

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190246402
eISBN:
9780197559550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190246402.003.0013
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

Bob Gearheart emerged as Arcata’s marsh guru during the city’s long battle with the state water bureaucracy. This unpaid post demanded that Gearheart crank out ... More


Lifehacker

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language from the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0025
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1950s, some of the brightest students seldom attended classes. Instead they loitered around the Tech ... More


The Old Story: Economic Globalization, the Market Consensus, and the New State Religion

Robert Nadeau

in Rebirth of the Sacred: Science, Religion, and the New Environmental Ethos

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199942367
eISBN:
9780197563298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199942367.003.0011
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The new york times editorial page attributed the lack of regulation that resulted in the meltdown of the financial markets in 2008 to the “Bush administration’s ... More


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