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Renegotiating Racial Discourse: The Blues, Black Feminist Thought, and Post–Civil Rights Literary Renewal in Gayl Jones’s Corregidora

Jermaine Singleton

in Black Cultural Production after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042775
eISBN:
9780252051630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042775.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Published in 1975, Gayl Jones’s Corregidora emerged amid the onset of post-civil rights era politics of black respectability and neoliberal ideology and policies that rendered black communities and ... More


The Snapshot Elegy

Andrew D. Miller

in Poetry, Photography, Ekphrasis: Lyrical Representations of Photographs from the 19th Century to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381908
eISBN:
9781781382356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381908.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Using Peter Sack’s theories about the English Elegy, the chapter deals with the role that photographs play in the modern elegiac tradition and the work of mourning. It discusses three 20th-century ... More


The Melancholy Subject of History: Intimate Films and the Inheritance of Postdictatorship Memory

Gustavo Procopio Furtado

in Documentary Filmmaking in Contemporary Brazil: Cinematic Archives of the Present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190867041
eISBN:
9780190867089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867041.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The memory of political militancy and of the dictatorship (1964–1985) is a frequent topic in recent Brazilian films. This chapter maps out the historical context for these films and offers ways to ... More


Monstrous to our human reason: minding the gap in The Winter’s Tale1

Richard Wilson

in Gothic Renaissance: A reassessment

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088636
eISBN:
9781781706893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088636.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Richard Wilson’s analysis of cryptomimesis in The Winter’s Tale centers on ‘an unhomely Gothic horror hidden beneath the homely dwelling of a romance’. Drawing on Kristeva’s notion of the abject, and ... More


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