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From Morris Gest's Midnight Whirl (1919) to The Perfect Fool (1921)

Howard Pollack

in George Gershwin: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520248649
eISBN:
9780520933149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520248649.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, American

Morris Gest's Midnight Whirl was Gershwin's first revue to appear on Broadway. In 1919, Gershwin also recorded his Novelette in Fourths for piano, presumably written that year. He wrote another ... More


Screen Fantasies: Tie-ins and the Short Story

Lisa Stead

in Off to the Pictures: Cinemagoing, Women's Writing and Movie Culture in Interwar Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694884
eISBN:
9781474426701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694884.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores short-story film fictions, tie-ins fan magazines stories and novelettes. It considers how they addressed and represented female spectators, particularly through the genre of ... More


The Lady Lives the Pigeon Dies

in Love & Death in Renaissance Italy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226112589
eISBN:
9780226112602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226112602.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The chapter “The Lady Lives, the Pigeon Dies” launches as an epistolary novelette. This chapter offers yet another unhappy family. Here again one finds guile and cruelty. But this time, by an odd and ... More


Henry Junius Nott and the Roots of Southern Frontier Humor

Ed Piacentino

in Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037689
eISBN:
9781621039389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037689.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Henry Junius Nott’s little-known work, Novelettes of a Traveller; or, Odds and Ends from the Knapsack of Thomas Singularity (1834), with reference to the longest of the ... More


Italian American Literary Radicalism

Marcella Bencivenni

in Italian Immigrant Radical Culture: The Idealism of the Sovversivi in the United States, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791035
eISBN:
9780814723180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791035.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter offers a reevaluation of the Left cultural tradition in Italian Americana, bringing attention to the role of literature and cultural traditions in the making of Italian immigrant radical ... More


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