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What Is It?: The Frontier, Melodrama, and Boucicault's Amalgamated Drama

Matthew Rebhorn

in Pioneer Performances: Staging the Frontier

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751303
eISBN:
9780199932559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751303.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Drama

All these performances reveal a frontier that worked to highlight the theatricality of Manifest Destiny, as opposed to its factuality, and derived its aesthetic energy from interrogating the ideology ... More


“Of the Brown-Skin Type”: Madonnas, Mulattas, and Modern Women in Literary Print Culture

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores three brown-skin types that arose as a dynamic visual and literary repertoire in Harlem Renaissance print culture. The first image of the “brown Madonna” is studied as one ... More


Kinematic Characteristics of Head Trajectory during Horizontal Head Movements in Monkeys

Bertrand Le Goff, Pierre Madic, Philippe Liverneaux, and Francis L. Lestienne

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0080
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This study concentrates on motor strategies performed by the monkey (Macaca mulatta) for orienting movements in the head-free condition during visual tracking and visual pursuit. This study is based ... More


Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Jasmine Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043284
eISBN:
9780252052163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043284.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media demonstrates how mixed-race women of African and European descent are harnessed in popular media as a tool to uphold white supremacy and ... More


National Reproduction and Clotel’s Queer Mulatta

Holly Jackson

in American Blood: The Ends of the Family in American Literature, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199317042
eISBN:
9780199369256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199317042.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter offers a new reading of the “tragic mulatta” trope, arguing that William Wells Brown’s Clotel; Or, The President’s Daughter (1853) radically embraces the association of this figure with ... More


The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Teresa C. Zackodnik

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From abolition through the years just before the civil rights struggle began, African American women recognized that a mixed-race woman made for a powerful and, at times, very useful figure in the ... More


Moor, Mulata, Mulatta: Mary Peabody Mann and Hemispheric Temporalities of Abolition and Empire

Maria A. Windell

in Transamerican Sentimentalism and Nineteenth-Century US Literary History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862338
eISBN:
9780191894886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862338.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The second chapter centers a figure familiar within US sentimental literature, the tragic mulatta, placing her among hemispheric counterparts: the enslaved Moor and the Cuban mulata. Mary Peabody ... More


Introduction

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The mulatta, the creation of white female abolitionist Lydia Maria Child, has been a vexed figure for African American studies. It became popular as the “tragic mulatta” in antislavery texts ... More


Fixing the Color Line: The Mulatta, American Courts, and the Racial Imaginary

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines judicial decisions regarding racial identity, from anti-miscegenation laws in the colonial period to segregation cases in the mid-twentieth-century, in the context of Pierre ... More


“White Slaves” and Tragic Mulattas: The Antislavery Appeals of Ellen Craft and Sarah Parker Remond

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the American appearances of Ellen Craft in 1849 before she left for England following the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law in 1850 and on her British lecture tour the following ... More


Little Romances and Mulatta Heroines: Passing for a “True Woman” in Frances Harper’s Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins’s Contending Forces

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines true womanhood in relation to white womanhood within the framework of a dialectical and exclusionary relationship to black womanhood. It looks at how early black feminists ... More


Commodified “Blackness” and Performative Possibilities in Jessie Fauset’s The Chinaberry Tree and Nella Larsen’s Quicksand

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the representation of the mulatta figure in Jessie Redmon Fauset’s The Chinaberry Tree (1931) and Nella Larsen’s Quicksand (1928) as a hybrid of stereotyped womanhood. It ... More


Passing Transgressions, Excess, and Authentic Identity in Jessie Fauset’s Plum Bun and Nella Larsen’s Passing

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Jessie Redmon Fauset’s Plum Bun (1929) and Nella Larsen’s Passing (1929) within the framework of the debate over the meaning of race. It shows how the two novels’ mulatta ... More


Epilogue: The “Passing Out” of Passing and the Mulatta?

Teresa C. Zackodnik

in The Mulatta and the Politics of Race

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604735543
eISBN:
9781604730579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604735543.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the question of when passing ends, or “passes out,” and when the use of the mulatta figure by African American women writers might ebb. More specifically, it considers whether ... More


The Weed Macaque

Dario Maestripieri

in Macachiavellian Intelligence: How Rhesus Macaques and Humans Have Conquered the World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501178
eISBN:
9780226501215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501215.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

There are nineteen different species of rhesus macaque (scientific name: Macaca mulatta). The real macaques belong to a group of primates called Old World monkeys because they are found only in ... More


Dissing Rivals, Love for Sale: The Courtesans' Rap and the Not-So Tragic Mulatta

in Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517.009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the gender politics of woman as commodity in relation to slave-holding societies, focusing on unpublished poems from courtesan culture associated with the female figure of the ... More


Genius in the Raw: The Schuyler Family and the Modern Mulatta

Catherine Keyser

in Artificial Color: Modern Food and Racial Fictions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190673123
eISBN:
9780190673154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673123.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In his popular science fiction serial Black Empire, published pseudonymously in the Pittsburgh Courier from 1936 to 1938, the satirist George Schuyler associates the light-skinned love interest with ... More


How Does It Feel to Be a Trademark?: Fannie Hurst’s

Gregory S. Jay

in White Writers, Race Matters: Fictions of Racial Liberalism from Stowe to Stockett

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190687229
eISBN:
9780190687250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687229.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Hurst’s best-selling novel of the 1930s portrayed the life of a New Woman business tycoon and the African American maid whose family waffle recipe became the basis for an “Aunt Jemima” kind of ... More


Introduction

Jasmine Mitchell

in Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043284
eISBN:
9780252052163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043284.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The introduction describes the book's main arguments of how media representations of mixed-black women manage blackness— through its erasure, its sexual regulation, and by presenting an acceptable ... More


Foundations of the Mulata and Mulatta in the United States and Brazil

Jasmine Mitchell

in Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043284
eISBN:
9780252052163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043284.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 1 examines the workings of racial ideologies through constructions of mixed-raceness and blackness in the United States and Brazil from the development of slavery to the 1990s. Through ... More


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