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Conrad and the Philosophy of History: Youth, Poland, and the Romantic Past

Richard Niland

in Conrad and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580347
eISBN:
9780191722738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580347.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter introduces the Polish philosophical background to Conrad's life and writing. By outlining the importance of Hegel's philosophy of history in nineteenth-century Europe, the chapter ... More


The Rules of the Game

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The streets of the Bronx and Harlem in the early 1960s were not polite and were as risky as they were attractive to boys like Allen Jones. What went on in the street had a code of conduct and a ... More


“Slightly Known Territory”: Renaissance Admixture and the So-Called Van Vechten School

Scott Herring

in Queering the Underworld: Slumming, Literature, and the Undoing of Lesbian and Gay History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327907
eISBN:
9780226327921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327921.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Carl Van Vechten's queer slumming. Prior to his controversial participation in the Harlem (New Negro) Renaissance, the transatlantic bohemian's “weird six-foot presence seemed ... More


“A Strange Nigger”: Faulkner and the Minstrel Performance of Whiteness

John N. Duvall

in Faulkner and Whiteness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030208
eISBN:
9781621033202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030208.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In contrast to the assertions of many racist characters in Yoknapatawpha County, William Faulkner’s fiction repeatedly shows that race is always mediated by performance rather than a simple matter of ... More


The Worldwide Circulation of Contemporary African American Television

Timothy Havens

in Black Television Travels: African American Media around the Globe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737200
eISBN:
9780814759448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737200.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the international circulation of the newer forms of African American television, particularly, how different network organizations and audience configurations create ... More


Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics

in Thug Life: Race, Gender, and the Meaning of Hip-Hop

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226395845
eISBN:
9780226395869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226395869.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter addresses three issues that consistently provoke episodes of moral panic about the explicit content in rap music: the place and treatment of women in hip-hop, use of the words nigger and ... More


Nigger and Home

Elizabeth Stordeur Pryor

in Colored Travelers: Mobility and the Fight for Citizenship before the Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628578
eISBN:
9781469628592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628578.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 is an etymology of the word nigger. Colored travelers described the word and the ideology it represented as a constantly looming threat. White children chased free people of color down the ... More


Applications

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses a number of applications of the obscenity-based test aimed at determining whether an expression constitutes hate speech. It presents examples that focus on the sort of speech ... More


8 Applications

Kevin W. Saunders

in Degradation: What the History of Obscenity Tells Us about Hate Speech

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741443
eISBN:
9780814708750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741443.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses a number of applications of the obscenity-based test aimed at determining whether an expression constitutes hate speech. It presents examples that focus on the sort of speech ... More


Dreamers of the Ghetto

Jonathan Rose

in Readers' Liberation: The Literary Agenda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198723554
eISBN:
9780191916816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723554.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter does not pretend to offer a complete history of the African-American common reader. It only sketches in a few outlines of a much bigger story. But when that history is written, it will ... More


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