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“In Imitation of My Negro Mammy”: Alma Gluck and the American Prima Donna 1

Susan C. Cook

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter looks at the dialogics between opera, art song and parlor ballads, blackface minstrelsy, spirituals, and crooning in the art and identity of the early twentieth-century prima donna. ... More


Revolutionary Printmakers: LEAR and the TGP, 1934–1957

Stephanie J. Smith

in The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635682
eISBN:
9781469635699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635682.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The significance of chapter 5 is threefold: (1) to analyze the interactions of Mexico’s printmakers, including those belonging to Liga de Escritores y Artistas Revolucionarios, or the League of ... More


The End of New York Movie Culture

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses two developments in the movie culture of New York that seemed to signal the dawning of a new era in American cinema. These developments were the regime of censorship that had ... More


. Rumba and the Rise of Black Proletariat Art, 1941–1990

Peter Szok

in Wolf Tracks: Popular Art and Re-Africanization in Twentieth-Century Panama

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032431
eISBN:
9781617032448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032431.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter discusses the emergence of a rival sense of nationalism, an “alternative modernity” encouraged by the isthmus’s social and economic transformation, which utilized popular art to ... More


Wolf Tracks: Popular Art and Re-Africanization in Twentieth-Century Panama

Peter Szok

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032431
eISBN:
9781617032448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Popular art is a masculine and working-class genre, associated with Panama’s black population. Its practitioners are self-taught, commercial painters, whose high-toned designs, vibrant portraits, and ... More


Alph-Art, B-Movies, Cast Corpses: Death-by-Sculpture and Hergé’s Middle Ground

Vanessa Meikle Schulman

in The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are Not So Clear

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807267
eISBN:
9781496807304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter works through anxieties of representation and authenticity as represented in Hergé’s final work, the incomplete and posthumously published Tintin and Alph-Art (1986). This essay places ... More


Rosana Paulino

Kimberly L. Cleveland

in Black Art in Brazil: Expressions of Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044767
eISBN:
9780813046457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044767.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Rosana Paulino is a university-trained artist from São Paulo. The chapter begins with an examination of some of her installations, prints, and sculptures in which she engages the urban environment ... More


The Art of the People: Romanticism, the Ritual Year, and the Rediscovery of the Mystery Plays

Jan-Melissa Schramm

in Censorship and the Representation of the Sacred in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198826064
eISBN:
9780191878176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826064.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter traces the rediscovery of the medieval mystery plays which had been suppressed at the Reformation. The texts were painstakingly recovered, edited, and published in the first half of the ... More


Creating Nollywood: Conditions and Foundations

Jonathan Haynes

in Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387819
eISBN:
9780226388007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388007.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Video technology and the neoliberal deregulation of media environments permitted a true revolution in African filmmaking, overcoming the obstacles that have faced and limited celluloid African ... More


: Our (Latin) Thing

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the beginnings of salsa in New York City, with emphasis on the role of the ballroom called Cheetah. More specifically, it discusses the significance of the Cheetah in the ... More


Nothing Much

Vicky Albritton and Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Green Victorians: The Simple Life in John Ruskin's Lake District

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226339986
eISBN:
9780226340043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226340043.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nothing Much was the title of Collingwood children’s family magazine—a very rare source to have survived from Victorian times, and a still largely unexamined cache of stories, artwork, spoofs on ... More


Landscape and Literature in the Roman City

Kristina Milnor

in Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684618
eISBN:
9780191765049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684618.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Graffiti in Pompeii should not be understood as illicit or criminal in the same way that they are generally seen in the modern world. Because of lower levels of literacy among the ancient urban ... More


Belisarius in the Shadow Theatre: The Private Calvary of a Legendary General

Anna Stavrakopoulou

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The favourite character of the Greek shadow puppeteer, Vassilaros (1899–1979), one of the most productive and best-known artists of his generation, was the sixth century Byzantine general Belisarius ... More


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