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Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow

Elizabeth Abel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261174
eISBN:
9780520945869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261174.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book traces the career of Jim Crow signs—simplified in cultural memory to the “colored/white” labels that demarcated the public spaces of the American South—from their intellectual and political ... More


“O Cieli Azzurri”: Exoticism And Dramatic Discourse in Aida

Fabrizio Della Seta

in Not without Madness: Perspectives on Opera

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226749143
eISBN:
9780226749167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749167.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter discusses the multiple semiotic systems in the analysis of opera, focusing in particular on the exotic style in Aida. It evaluates whether to relate the exotic element to the ... More


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