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Kathryn Talalay

in Composition in Black and White: The Life of Philippa Schuyler

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195113938
eISBN:
9780199853816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113938.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After her 13th birthday, all the fourteen scrapbooks faithfully kept by her parents were shown to Philippa making her to be aware that she was treated like a puppet, a manipulated human being. Her ... More


INTRODUCTION

J. Matthew Gallman

in America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction looks at the life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson, known as “America's Joan of Arc” for her youth and fiery passion in the midst of the Civil War. Dickinson successfully stormed the ... More


Readers Read Advertising into Their Lives: The Trade Card Scrapbook

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in The Adman in the Parlor: Magazines and the Gendering of Consumer Culture, 1880s to 1910s

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108224
eISBN:
9780199855070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108224.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter discusses how the promulgation of colorful trade cards and scrapbooks in the 1880s and 1890s elicited consumer interaction with advertising. The mass produced, widely distributed cards ... More


Dickinson’s Sheets

Alexandra Socarides

in Dickinson Unbound: Paper, Process, Poetics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858088
eISBN:
9780199950300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858088.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Poetry

This chapter describes Dickinson’s practice of making her fascicles and situates this act within conventions of nineteenth-century verse-copying and homemade book-making practices. It does so in ... More


Death-Related Literature for Children and Adolescents: Selected and Annotated, with Guidelines and Resources for Adults

Charles A. Corr

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides a list of recommended and annotated death-related literature for children and adolescents. These include Timothy Duck: The Story of the Death of a Friend by L.B. Blackburn, The ... More


Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Ellen Gruber Garvey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Men and women 150 years ago grappled with information overload by making scrapbooks—the ancestors of Google and blogging. From Abraham Lincoln to Susan B. Anthony, African American janitors to ... More


Introduction

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter provides an introduction to nineteenth-century scrapbooks. It describes how newspaper clipping scrapbooks served as a record of how people read and grappled with what they read; the ... More


Mark Twain's Scrapbook Innovations

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Mark Twain kept scrapbooks for various purposes, mocked scrapbook keepers in his writing, and invented a new type of scrapbook; he also altered and innovated the language for talking and writing ... More


Alternative Histories in African American Scrapbooks

Natalie Pollard

in Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter demonstrates how African Americans wrote histories unavailable in books by making scrapbooks of clippings from both the black and the white press. Scrapbook histories were weapons, and ... More


The Trials and Errors of Building Prudence Person’s Scrapbook: An Annotated Digital Edition

Ashley Reed

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ashley Reed describes her work with students to create an annotated online edition of a nineteenth-century scrapbook by Prudence Person, a member of a prominent North Carolina family. She outlines ... More


On Not Believing What You Read

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/9780198723554.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Every student should, before graduating, see the 2006 teen-comedy movie Accepted. It’s a broad satire built around some high-school misfits whom no college admissions ... More


Wedded to Books: Nineteenth-Century Bookmen at Home

Deidre Shauna Lynch

in Loving Literature: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183701
eISBN:
9780226183848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226183848.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter reconstructs the early-nineteenth-century episode in the history of book-selling dubbed “the bibliomania”--the frenzied pursuit by affluent collectors of rare books from the dawn of ... More


The Scrapbook

Phil Pastras

in Dead Man Blues: Jelly Roll Morton Way Out West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215238
eISBN:
9780520929739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215238.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the scrapbook of Jelly Roll Morton. It contains no internal evidence to prove definitively that Morton himself compiled it, but he is the most likely candidate for a number of ... More


Frederick Rolfe’s Scrapbook

Dominic Janes

in Visions of Queer Martyrdom from John Henry Newman to Derek Jarman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226250618
eISBN:
9780226250755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250755.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Domestic practices of Anglo-Catholic ritualism involved the use of bricolage in the fields of visual and material culture. The construction of private, ‘closet’ altars can be seen as being involved ... More


Saving Poetry

Mike Chasar

in Everyday Reading: Poetry and Popular Culture in Modern America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158657
eISBN:
9780231530774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158657.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter looks at the poetry scrapbooks of Doris Ashley and Myrtle Eckert in an effort to introduce and partially represent the widespread method of American poetry reading and book making ... More


Display

Francesco Casetti

in The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172431
eISBN:
9780231538879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172431.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the theoretical development of the term screen in conjunction with cinema's evolution. It begins by providing a historical account of the term cinematic screen, using major ... More


Scrapbooking the Self: “Autobifictionalography” in One Hundred Demons

Susan E. Kirtley

in Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032356
eISBN:
9781617032363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032356.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Barry’s comic form of “autobifictionalography,” detailing the process that inspired the form and analyzing how the structure of the comics, including the layout, length, color, ... More


Genealogies of Modernism and Suffrage: The Mother[s] of Us All

Mary Chapman

in Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199988297
eISBN:
9780199368600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988297.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter suggests that the shared genealogies of U.S. modernism and suffrage were not immediately forgotten in the wake of formalist New Criticism. Indeed, Gertrude Stein’s high-modernist ... More


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