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Brooklyn's Dodgers: The Bums, the Borough, and the Best of Baseball, 1947–1957

Carl E. Prince

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115789
eISBN:
9780199854066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115789.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book captures the intensity of the Brooklyn Dodgers' relationship to its community in the 1950s. Ethnic and racial tensions were part and parcel of a working-class borough; the Dodgers' presence ... More


From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

Miles White

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036620
eISBN:
9780252093678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036620.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This multilayered study of the representation of black masculinity in musical and cultural performance takes aim at the reduction of African American male culture to stereotypes of deviance, ... More


The Female “Invasion”: Women and the Male Workplace, 1940–1945

Stephen Meyer

in Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040054
eISBN:
9780252098253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040054.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how female workers rearranged and reconfigured the social contours of the automotive workplace during the onset of World War II. The outbreak of the war had resulted in a huge ... More


Jacques Lacan, Encore: Feminine Jouissance, the Real, and the Goal of Psychoanalysis

in Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226349510
eISBN:
9780226349466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349466.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses Lacan's Seminar XX as a theorization, in terms of psychoanalysis's emphasis on sexual difference, of Bataille's account of the deep divide within Christian mysticism. ... More


Fashioning Dense Masculine Space: Industrial Unionism and Altered Shop-Floor Relations, 1935–1960s

Stephen Meyer

in Manhood on the Line: Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040054
eISBN:
9780252098253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040054.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates how American workers created and maintained a dense masculine culture at the workplace. Though a variety of masculine cultures existed, age, ethnicity, and race determined ... More


Decadence’s Gay Legacy

Peter Jeffreys

in Reframing Decadence: C. P. Cavafy's Imaginary Portraits

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447082
eISBN:
9781501701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447082.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book concludes with a discussion on the gay legacy of literary decadence and its influence on C. P. Cavafy's poetic expression of homosexuality, and how it continues to play a role in the ... More


John Adams and the Reformation of Male Manners

in Abigail and John Adams: The Americanization of Sensibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226037431
eISBN:
9780226037448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037448.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines John Adams' thoughts about the reformation of male manners. It discusses Adams' selection of the “Choice of Hercules” as the basis of the disciplinary program he applied to ... More


Virginia Woolf Reads Shakespeare: or, Her Silence on Master William

Julia Briggs

in Reading Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the essay that Woolf never wrote on Shakespeare. It then looks at several central themes, including Woolf’s relationship with her brother and father, which brought her closer ... More


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