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The Priorities of Patrons

Steven Brint

in Two Cheers for Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182667
eISBN:
9780691184890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182667.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter talks about the priorities that patrons expressed and the consequences of their largesse, focusing on the three giants of giving: the federal government, the fifty states, and ... More


Epilogue: Fishbones

Margot Minardi

in Making Slavery History: Abolitionism and the Politics of Memory in Massachusetts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379372
eISBN:
9780199869152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379372.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The epilogue follows the commemoration of Crispus Attucks, Phillis Wheatley, and other Revolutionary‐era blacks through the Civil War and beyond. It also considers how William Cooper Nell's call for ... More


Postscript

Laurence Coupe

in Beat Sound, Beat Vision: The Beat Spirit and Popular Song

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071126
eISBN:
9781781702079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071126.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter reviews the lessons on the ‘Beat’ – or ‘beatific’ – vision that was discussed in the previous chapters. It examines the relationship between the fifties writers and the sixties ... More


Triumph and Tragedy in Joseph's City

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Returning home from his British mission, Pratt experienced the dramatic doctrinal changes of the Nauvoo period. The burgeoning Nauvoo economy led to success with a store and the construction of a ... More


Mark Z. Danielewski

Joe Bray and Alison Gibbons (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719099335
eISBN:
9781781708613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099335.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This edited collection is the first book-length study of Mark Z. Danielewski, an American novelist who has established himself as a leading figure in the landscape of contemporary literature. It ... More


Classic Hollywood: Lifestyles and Film Styles of American Cinema, 1930-1960

Veronica Pravadelli

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038778
eISBN:
9780252096730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038778.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Studies of “Classic Hollywood” typically treat Hollywood films released from 1930 to 1960 as a single interpretive mass. This book complicates this idea. Focusing on dominant tendencies in box office ... More


E L James and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Fangirl

Anastasia Salter and Mel Stanfill

in A Portrait of the Auteur as Fanboy: The Construction of Authorship in Transmedia Franchises

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830463
eISBN:
9781496830517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830463.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The second chapter examines the double standard between fanboys and fangirls—fanboys redeem fandom and fangirls are contaminated by it; fanboys take the obvious step to professionalize while fangirls ... More


“How to Go Forward”: Catastrophe and Comedy in the Science in the Capital Trilogy

Robert Markley

in Kim Stanley Robinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042751
eISBN:
9780252051616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042751.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Robinson’s Science in the Capital trilogy (condensed in 2015 to the one-volume Green Earth) dramatizes how climate change unsettles traditional understandings of ecology and politics. By treating ... More


Over Her Head

Terry Chester Shulman

in Film's First Family: The Untold Story of the Costellos

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178097
eISBN:
9780813178127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178097.003.0017
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dolores puts her foot down and takes control of Jack’s drinking. While shooting a retake for the film Counsellor at Law, Jack goes up in his lines fifty-four times. Dolores tricks him into going to ... More


“Boys, I Only Did My Duty”: New Bedford's Black Soldiers in the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

New Bedford's enlistees in the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment would acquire fame greater than the city's white soldiers as they fought for the Union, for equal pay, and for an end to ... More


Hard Bop Begins

David H. Rosenthal

in Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music, 1955–1965

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085563
eISBN:
9780199853199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085563.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

According to jazz pianist Andrew Hill, in the 1950s, you couldn't go anywhere without hearing music. It wasn't a time of ghetto blasters, but a time when people played instruments and appreciated ... More


Networks

Carl Pedersen

in Obama's America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638949
eISBN:
9780748672059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638949.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Barack Obama's presidential campaign operated on a fusion of the old-fashioned tactics of community organising he learned in Chicago and the conscious updating of the netroots campaign that had, for ... More


Gender and Society in Plath's Short Stories

Luke Ferretter

in Sylvia Plath's Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625093
eISBN:
9780748671694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625093.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the portrayals of women's lives in Plath's short stories. The first section deals with her women's magazine stories, published and unpublished. It argues for their political ... More


Learning to Love

Laurie Essig

in Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295018
eISBN:
9780520967922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295018.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter considers how we learn to love at an early age from a variety of cultural productions, such as Disney films and teen romance novels. It digs deep into the culture of Twilight and its ... More


Who Decides?: States as Laboratories of Constitutional Experimentation

Jeffrey S. Sutton

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197582183
eISBN:
9780197581704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197582183.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The earlier book, 51 Imperfect Solutions, told stories about specific state and federal individual constitutional rights, and explained two benefits of American federalism: how two sources of ... More


Conclusion

Chris Hopkins

in Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The conclusion sums up the combined influence and significance of all three versions of Love on the Dole (novel, play, film) and summarises just how much it was referred to in public debates about ... More


“A Different Kind of Game”: Notes of a Hunter

Thomas P. Hodge

in Hunting Nature: Ivan Turgenev and the Organic World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750847
eISBN:
9781501750861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750847.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter reviews the rise of Russian hunting literature and surveys Turgenev's own venatic writing. It mentions the works of Reutt, Odesskaia, Osnovskii, and Vaksel. It talks about Turgenev's ... More


Mavericks

James Wierzbicki

in Music in the Age of Anxiety: American Music in the Fifties

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040078
eISBN:
9780252098277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040078.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the concept of “maverick,” a term as American as the Stars and Stripes that the notion of the “maverick composer” is likewise unique to the United States. An important handful ... More


Epilogue

James Wierzbicki

in Music in the Age of Anxiety: American Music in the Fifties

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040078
eISBN:
9780252098277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040078.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This concluding chapter urges readers to reflect on how American music from the Fifties is received today. Historians have described America's postwar years in various monikers: the age of doubt, the ... More


E. L. James

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of E. L. James's novel Fifty Shades of Grey, which features explicitly erotic scenes with elements of sexual practices involving sadomasochism. The novel's underlying ... More


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