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The Blackface Pioneer: Thomas Dartmouth Rice and Minstrelsy's Frontier History

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/9780199751303.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Drama

This chapter reads the history of blackface minstrelsy, particularly T. D. Rice's successful farce, The Virginia Mummy (1837), as a part of the history of frontier performance. Rice's performance ... More


Introduction: Rethinking Accents in America

Shilpa S. Davé

in Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037405
eISBN:
9780252094583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037405.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the representations and stereotypes of South Asian Americans in relation to immigrant narratives of assimilation in ... More


Making Change: Interracial Conflict, Cross-Racial Performance

Ju Yon Kim

in The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897896
eISBN:
9781479837519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897896.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores cross-racial performances of the mundane by focusing on the cultural conflict between African Americans and Korean Americans that came to the fore during the so-called ... More


Hegemonic Whiteness: From Structure and Agency to Identity Allegiance

Matthew W. Hughey

in The Construction of Whiteness: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805553
eISBN:
9781496805591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805553.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

To better understand how whiteness is continually constructed, research must highlight patterned sets of expectations, obligations, and accountabilities that govern the racial identity performances ... More


Race

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter looks at the racialising of Englishness. This is explicitly expressed in the Notting Hill riots, which led to the re-alignments of identity among the Caribbean migrants and indigenous ... More


Apu’s Brown Voice: and Indian American Accents

Shilpa S. Davé

in Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037405
eISBN:
9780252094583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037405.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the character Apu, exploring how his appearance on the television show The Simpsons in the 1990s was a departure from previous Hollywood and television representations of South ... More


Epilogue

Shilpa S. Davé

in Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037405
eISBN:
9780252094583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037405.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book presents how racial performance of and by South Asians in American television and film acts as both an expression of ... More


Afterword: Why Neo Now?

Michele Elam

in Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The afterword argues that so-called neo-passing narratives distinctively highlight the performative dimension to racial formation and are, moreover, particularly attentive to the social and political ... More


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