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Maxine Hong Kingston

Helena Grice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064029
eISBN:
9781781701003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Since the publication of The Woman Warrior in 1976, Maxine Hong Kingston has gained a reputation as one of the most popular—and controversial—writers in the Asian American literary tradition. This ... More


Up against the Wall Motherfucker: Ideology and Action in a “Street Gang with an Analysis”

Caitlin Casey

in Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

By the late sixties, America’s rebellious youth had adopted a multitude of forms – political activists, cultural activists, anti-activism dropouts, and everything in between. Yet, even in this ... More


Dos yidishe bukh alarmirt! Towards the History of Yiddish Reading in Inter-War Poland

Ellen Kellman

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of Yiddish reading in inter-war Poland. Jewish public libraries played a pivotal role in working-class Jewish culture in the period between the wars. Since many young ... More


Cultural Politics: National Regeneration and Ethnic Revival

in Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311079
eISBN:
9781846313363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313363.010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the strength and dynamism of new cultural nationalists, specifically following a chronological path through nationalist cultural endeavour. It also emphasises an important shift ... More


Estévez’s Artistic Journey

Juanamaría Cordones-Cook

in Handmade in Cuba: Rolando Estévez and the Beautiful Books of Ediciones Vigía

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401520
eISBN:
9781683402190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401520.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In Chapter 4, Cordones-Cook’s biographical profile presents Estévez as many artists: actor, set designer, poet, painter, book-maker, and performance artist, as well as cultural activist. The ... More


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