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Introduction: Manifest Destinies Buffalo Bill, Gowongo Mohawk, and the Genealogy of American Frontier Performance

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/9780199751303.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Drama

The introduction sets the familiar story of the frontier emblemized by Buffalo Bill's Wild West against the unfamiliar story of his contemporary, the cross-dressing Native American performer, Gowongo ... More


The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters

Roy Kay

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037325
eISBN:
9780813041582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037325.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

From Phillis Wheatley to Alice Walker, the figural readings of Psalm 68:31—”Princes shall come out of Egypt; Ethiopia shall soon stretch out her hands unto God”—have been instrumental in the ... More


Security Entrepreneurs: Performing Protection in Post-Cold War Europe

Alexandra Gheciu

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198813064
eISBN:
9780191851056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813064.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Focusing on four East European polities—Bosnia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania—this book examines the dynamics and implications of processes of commercialization of security that have occurred ... More


Introduction

in In Your Face: Professional Improprieties and the Art of Being Conspicuous in Sixteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762151
eISBN:
9780804773379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762151.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book, providing background about how the professional improprieties of a select group of writers and visual artists in sixteenth-century Italy were ... More


The Story-Time of the British Empire: Transnational Folkloristics as Theory of Cultural Disjunctions

Sadhana Naithani

in The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter attempts to show how the global situation of folklore is connected with many current aspects of the discipline of folkloristics. Intellectual paradigms emerge in particular ... More


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