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  • The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

    The Last Days of Sylvia Plath
    av Carl Rollyson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496821225

    In her last days, Sylvia Plath struggled to break out from the control of the towering figure of her husband Ted Hughes. In the antique mythology of his retinue, she had become the gorgon threatening to bring down the House of Hughes. Drawing on rec…

  • Beyond the Blockbusters

    Beyond the Blockbusters

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496827142

    Contributions by Megan Brown, Jill Coste, Sara K. Day, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Amber Gray, Roxanne Harde, Tom Jesse, Heidi Jones, Kaylee Jangula Mootz, Leah Phillips, Rachel L. Rickard Rebellino, S. R. Toliver, Jason Vanfosson, Sar…

  • Beyond the Blockbusters

    Beyond the Blockbusters

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496827135

    Contributions by Megan Brown, Jill Coste, Sara K. Day, Rachel Dean-Ruzicka, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Amber Gray, Roxanne Harde, Tom Jesse, Heidi Jones, Kaylee Jangula Mootz, Leah Phillips, Rachel L. Rickard Rebellino, S. R. Toliver, Jason Vanfosson, Sar…

  • Hollywood Hates Hitler!

    Hollywood Hates Hitler!
    av Chris Yogerst

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829764

    In September 1941, a handful of isolationist senators set out to tarnish Hollywood for warmongering. The United States was largely divided on the possibility of entering the European War, yet the immigrant moguls in Hollywood were acutely aware of t…

  • Hollywood Hates Hitler!

    Hollywood Hates Hitler!
    av Chris Yogerst

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829757

    In September 1941, a handful of isolationist senators set out to tarnish Hollywood for warmongering. The United States was largely divided on the possibility of entering the European War, yet the immigrant moguls in Hollywood were acutely aware of t…

  • Visual Vitriol

    Visual Vitriol
    av David A. Ensminger

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617030734

    Visual Vitriol: The Street Art and Subcultures of the Punk and Hardcore Generation is a vibrant, in-depth, and visually appealing history of punk, which reveals punk concert flyers as urban folk art. David Ensminger exposes the movement's deeply par…

  • The Sacred Language of the Abakua

    The Sacred Language of the Abakua
    av Lydia Cabrera

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829498

    In 1988, Lydia Cabrera (1899-1991) published La lengua sagrada de los Nanigos, an Abakua phrasebook that is to this day the largest work available on any African diaspora community in the Americas. In the early 1800s in Cuba, enslaved Africans from…

  • The Sacred Language of the Abakua

    The Sacred Language of the Abakua
    av Lydia Cabrera

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829443

    In 1988, Lydia Cabrera (1899-1991) published La lengua sagrada de los Nanigos, an Abakua phrasebook that is to this day the largest work available on any African diaspora community in the Americas. In the early 1800s in Cuba, enslaved Africans from…

  • D. W. Griffith

    D. W. Griffith

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032981

    D. W. Griffith (1875-1948) is one of the most influential figures in the history of the motion picture. As director of The Birth of a Nation, he is also one of the most controversial. He raised the cinema to a new level of art, entertainment, and in…

  • Conversations with Robert Graves

    Conversations with Robert Graves

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878054145

    Though he lived most of his life in the remote village of Deya on the island of Mallorca, Robert Graves (1895--1985) was conversant with the most important issues of this century and was acquainted with many of the most powerful people. Jorge Luis B…

  • The Case against Afrocentrism

    The Case against Afrocentrism
    av Tunde Adeleke

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732931

    Postcolonial discourses on African Diaspora history and relations have traditionally focused intensely on highlighting the common experiences and links between black Africans and African Americans. This is especially true of Afrocentric scholars and…

  • The Case against Afrocentrism

    The Case against Afrocentrism
    av Tunde Adeleke

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617033315

    Postcolonial discourses on African Diaspora history and relations have traditionally focused intensely on highlighting the common experiences and links between black Africans and African Americans. This is especially true of Afrocentric scholars and…

  • Rod Serling

    Rod Serling
    av Nicholas Parisi

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496817501

    Long before anyone had heard of alien cookbooks, gremlins on the wings of airplanes, or places where pig-faced people are considered beautiful, Rod Serling was the most prestigious writer in American television. As creator, host, and primary writer…

  • Lotus among the Magnolias

    Lotus among the Magnolias
    av Robert Seto Quan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934110041

    Unlike most Chinese-American studies which focus on large urban concentrations sustained by continuous immigration, this study centers on a small Chinese enclave located in a rural Southern biracial society. It focuses upon three generations of Chin…

  • The Starday Story

    The Starday Story
    av Nathan D. Gibson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037405

    The Starday Story: The House That Country Music Built is the first book entirely dedicated to one of the most influential music labels of the twentieth century. In addition to creating the largest bluegrass catalogue throughout the 1950s and '60s, S…

  • The Starday Story

    The Starday Story
    av Nathan D. Gibson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604738308

    The Starday Story: The House That Country Music Built is the first book entirely dedicated to one of the most influential music labels of the twentieth century. In addition to creating the largest bluegrass catalogue throughout the 1950s and '60s, S…

  • Ed McGowin, Name Change

    Ed McGowin, Name Change

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578069705

    Ed McGowin (b. 1938) has, under a variety of names and guises, created an expansive body of art that ultimately falls outside of traditional categories. His paintings, sculptures, conceptual art projects, films, writings, and public art installation…

  • Reading Like a Girl

    Reading Like a Girl
    av Sara K. Day

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496804471

    By examining the novels of critically and commercially successful authors such as Sarah Dessen (Someone Like You), Stephenie Meyer (the Twilight series), and Laurie Halse Anderson (Speak), Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary Amer…

  • Reading Like a Girl

    Reading Like a Girl
    av Sara K. Day

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038112

    By examining the novels of critically and commercially successful authors such as Sarah Dessen (Someone Like You), Stephenie Meyer (the Twilight series), and Laurie Halse Anderson (Speak), Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary Amer…

  • We Go Pogo

    We Go Pogo
    av Kerry D. Soper

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032844

    Walt Kelly (1913-1973) is one of the most respected and innovative American cartoonists of the twentieth century. His long-running Pogo newspaper strip has been cited by modern comics artists and scholars as one of the best ever. Cartoonists Bill Wa…

  • We Go Pogo

    We Go Pogo
    av Kerry D. Soper

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032837

    Walt Kelly (1913-1973) is one of the most respected and innovative American cartoonists of the twentieth century. His long-running Pogo newspaper strip has been cited by modern comics artists and scholars as one of the best ever. Cartoonists Bill Wa…

  • Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

    Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation
    av Shirley Moody-Turner

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038853

    Before the innovative work of Zora Neale Hurston, folklorists from the Hampton Institute collected, studied, and wrote about African American folklore. Like Hurston, these folklorists worked within but also beyond the bounds of white mainstream inst…

  • Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

    Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation
    av Shirley Moody-Turner

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496813053

    Before the innovative work of Zora Neale Hurston, folklorists from the Hampton Institute collected, studied, and wrote about African American folklore. Like Hurston, these folklorists worked within but also beyond the bounds of white mainstream inst…

  • Adopting Alyosha

    Adopting Alyosha
    av Robert Klose

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578061198

    Although single women have long been permitted to adopt children, adoption by unmarried men remains an uncommon experience in Western culture. However, Robert Klose, who is single, wanted a son so badly that he faced down the opposition and overcame…

  • Dream and Legacy

    Dream and Legacy

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823281

    Contributions by Rosa M. Banda, Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey, Donathan L. Brown, Michael L. Clemons, William H. L. Dorsey, Hannah Firdyiwek, Alonzo M. Flowers III, Helen Taylor Greene, William G. Jones, Athena M. King, Taj'ullah Sky Lark, Jamela M. Ma…

  • Dream and Legacy

    Dream and Legacy

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496811844

    This book examines how Martin Luther King's life and work had a profound, if unpredictable, impact on the course of the United States since the civil rights era. A global icon of freedom, justice, and equality, King is recognized worldwide as a beac…

  • Raised Up Down Yonder

    Raised Up Down Yonder
    av Angela McMillan Howell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038815

    Raised Up Down Yonder attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are ""problematic"" to explore what their daily lives actually entail. Howell travels to the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to investigate what it is like for a young bla…

  • Raised Up Down Yonder

    Raised Up Down Yonder
    av Angela McMillan Howell

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496804464

    Raised Up Down Yonder attempts to shift focus away from why black youth are ""problematic"" to explore what their daily lives actually entail. Howell travels to the small community of Hamilton, Alabama, to investigate what it is like for a young bla…

  • History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

    History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604730043

    With Essays by Baru, Bart Beaty, Cecile Vernier Danehy, Hugo Frey, Pascal Lefevre, Fabrice Leroy, Amanda Macdonald, Mark McKinney, Ann Miller, and Clare Tufts In Belgium, France, Switzerland, and other French-speaking countries, many well-known comi…

  • History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

    History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617030475

    With Essays by Baru, Bart Beaty, Cecile Vernier Danehy, Hugo Frey, Pascal Lefevre, Fabrice Leroy, Amanda Macdonald, Mark McKinney, Ann Miller, and Clare Tufts In Belgium, France, Switzerland, and other French-speaking countries, many well-known comi…

  • Katrina

    Katrina

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578069569

    Late in the summer of 2005 following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, a Vicksburg resident and noted photographer, Melody Golding, visited the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a Red Cross volunteer. Carrying supplies and a camera, Golding began keepin…

  • Southern Splendor

    Southern Splendor
    av Marc R. Matrana

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496811004

    Few things evoke thoughts and memories of the past more than a house from a bygone era, and few places are identified and symbolized more by historic dwellings than the American South. Plantation houses built with columned porticos and wide porches…

  • Positioning Pooh

    Positioning Pooh

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496834102

    Contributions by Megan De Roover, Jennifer Harrison, Sarah Jackson, Zoe Jaques, Nada Kujund?Yi?c, Ivana Milkovi?c, Niall Nance-Carroll, Perry Nodelman, David Rudd, Jonathan Chun Ngai Tsang, Nicholas Tucker, Donna Varga, and Tim Wadham One hundred ye…

  • Positioning Pooh

    Positioning Pooh

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496834119

    Contributions by Megan De Roover, Jennifer Harrison, Sarah Jackson, Zoe Jaques, Nada Kujund?Yi?c, Ivana Milkovi?c, Niall Nance-Carroll, Perry Nodelman, David Rudd, Jonathan Chun Ngai Tsang, Nicholas Tucker, Donna Varga, and Tim Wadham One hundred ye…

  • Mississippi's Piney Woods

    Mississippi's Piney Woods

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604738650

    With essays by Harold K. Steen, John H. Napier III, Terry G. Jordan, Grady McWhiney, Thomas D. Clark, Nollie W. Hickman, James C. Downey, W. Kenneth Holditch, Thomas L. McHaney, William F. Winter, Warren A. Flick, Milton B. Newton, Jr., Sidney McDan…

  • John Ford

    John Ford

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063970

    This is the first collection of interviews with John Ford (1895--1973), whom many aficionados of fine films consider not only the major American filmmaker but also one of the most extraordinary American artists of the twentieth century. Among the wo…

  • John Ford

    John Ford

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063987

    This is the first collection of interviews with John Ford (1895--1973), whom many aficionados of fine films consider not only the major American filmmaker but also one of the most extraordinary American artists of the twentieth century. Among the wo…

  • Mississippi Quilts

    Mississippi Quilts
    av Mary Elizabeth Johnson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063581

    For generations, hundreds of Mississippi women have stitched quilts, creating a rich body of folk art and enlivening the centuries-old tradition of quilting. The Mississippi Quilt Association embarked on a six-year project to document this significa…

  • Reading Faulkner

    Reading Faulkner
    av Hugh Ruppersburg

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878057320

    Explaining the world of William Faulkner's "Light in August" is the primary goal of this glossary. Like other books in this series, it explains, identifies, and comments on many elements that a reader may find unfamiliar or difficult. These include…

  • Toni Morrison

    Toni Morrison

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604730180

    As a chronicler of the African American experience in fiction and as an incisive cultural commentator in her essays and lectures, Toni Morrison (b. 1931) is regarded as one of the nation's most distinguished novelists and intellectuals. Her novels a…

  • Toni Morrison

    Toni Morrison

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604730197

    As a chronicler of the African American experience in fiction and as an incisive cultural commentator in her essays and lectures, Toni Morrison (b. 1931) is regarded as one of the nation's most distinguished novelists and intellectuals. Her novels a…

  • Table Lands

    Table Lands
    av Scott T. Pollard

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828347

    Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines - from sociology to literary studies - have studied food and its function as a complex soci…

  • Table Lands

    Table Lands
    av Scott T. Pollard

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828354

    Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines - from sociology to literary studies - have studied food and its function as a complex soci…

  • Pedro Almodovar

    Pedro Almodovar

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578065691

    In full command of both Hollywood stylistics and camp aesthetics, Spain's Pedro Almodovar (b. 1951) has become a master of the audacious and the unorthodox, of the permissive and the polemical. Pedro Almodovar: Interviews documents the 22-year-long…

  • Pedro Almodovar

    Pedro Almodovar

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578065684

    In full command of both Hollywood stylistics and camp aesthetics, Spain's Pedro Almodovar (b. 1951) has become a master of the audacious and the unorthodox, of the permissive and the polemical. Pedro Almodovar: Interviews documents the 22-year-long…

  • Crooked River City

    Crooked River City
    av Terry Wait Klefstad

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818638

    A pianist, arranger, and composer, William Pursell is a mainstay of the Nashville music scene. He has played jazz in Nashville's Printer's Alley with Chet Atkins and Harold Bradley, recorded with Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline, performed with the Nashv…

  • Crooked River City

    Crooked River City
    av Terry Wait Klefstad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818645

    A pianist, arranger, and composer, William Pursell is a mainstay of the Nashville music scene. He has played jazz in Nashville's Printer's Alley with Chet Atkins and Harold Bradley, recorded with Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline, performed with the Nashv…

  • Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823519

    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) was one of the most famous American poets of the twentieth century. Yet, his career is distinguished by not only his strong contributions to literature but also social justice. Conversations with Allen Ginsberg collects in…

  • Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823502

    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) was one of the most famous American poets of the twentieth century. Yet, his career is distinguished by not only his strong contributions to literature but also social justice. Conversations with Allen Ginsberg collects in…

  • Reading in the Dark

    Reading in the Dark

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496806444

    Dark novels, shows, and films targeted toward children and young adults are proliferating wildly. It is even more crucial now to understand the methods by which such texts have traditionally operated and how those methods have been challenged, aband…

  • Reading in the Dark

    Reading in the Dark

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496814890

    Contributions by Rebecca A. Brown, Justine Gieni, Holly Harper, Emily L. Hiltz, A. Robin Hoffman, Kirsten Kowalewski, Peter C. Kunze, Jorie Lagerwey, Nick Levey, Jessica R. McCort, and Janani Subramanian Dark novels, shows, and films targeted toward…

  • My Mississippi

    My Mississippi
    av Willie Morris

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063093

    A father and son's eloquent portrait and personal evocations of modern Mississippi An exerpt from the book: ""Through the years two of the most singular extremes have been the desire, on the one hand, to dwell forever with all the myths and trimming…

  • My Mississippi

    My Mississippi
    av Willie Morris

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578061938

    A father and son's eloquent portrait and personal evocations of modern Mississippi An exerpt from the book: ""Through the years two of the most singular extremes have been the desire, on the one hand, to dwell forever with all the myths and trimming…

  • Mississippi's American Indians

    Mississippi's American Indians
    av James F. Barnett

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032455

    At the beginning of the eighteenth century, over twenty different American Indian tribal groups inhabited present-day Mississippi. Today, Mississippi is home to only one tribe, the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. In Mississippi's American India…

  • George Cukor

    George Cukor

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063871

    For investing movies with an image of style and glamour George Cukor (1899--1983) is considered one of the founding fathers of the Golden Age of Hollywood. The roll call of the great films he made and the stars he directed validates his rank as one…

  • George Cukor

    George Cukor

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578063864

    For investing movies with an image of style and glamour George Cukor (1899--1983) is considered one of the founding fathers of the Golden Age of Hollywood. The roll call of the great films he made and the stars he directed validates his rank as one…

  • Marginalized

    Marginalized

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496835901

    In contrast to other literary genres, drama has received little attention in southern studies, and women playwrights in general receive less recognition than their male counterparts. In Marginalized: Southern Women Playwrights Confront Race, Region,…

  • Marginalized

    Marginalized

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496835918

    In contrast to other literary genres, drama has received little attention in southern studies, and women playwrights in general receive less recognition than their male counterparts. In Marginalized: Southern Women Playwrights Confront Race, Region,…

  • Conversations with John Fowles

    Conversations with John Fowles

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578061907

    Although best known for his novels The Collector, The Magus, and The French Lieutenant's Woman, John Fowles is also a short story writer, a poet, a respected translator, and a prolific essayist. In his long literary career, he has managed the feats…

  • Conversations with John Fowles

    Conversations with John Fowles

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578061914

    Although best known for his novels The Collector, The Magus, and The French Lieutenant's Woman, John Fowles is also a short story writer, a poet, a respected translator, and a prolific essayist. In his long literary career, he has managed the feats…

  • Working the Field

    Working the Field
    av Jacques Henry

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732238

    Working the Field: Accounts from French Louisiana records reflections on the fieldwork conducted in French Louisiana by a group of anthropologists and folklorists from Louisiana, the United States, Canada, and France between the 1970s and 2000. Cont…

  • Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

    Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition
    av Noel Polk

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604738537

    As one of the preeminent scholars of southern literature, Noel Polk has delivered lectures, written journal articles and essays, and discussed the rich legacy of the South's literary heritage around the world for over three decades. His work on Will…

  • Ellen S. Woodward

    Ellen S. Woodward
    av Martha H. Swain

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578068166

    Ellen S. Woodward (1887-1971) was touted as Roosevelt's second most powerful woman appointee. Among American women only Eleanor Roosevelt and Labor Department Secretary Frances Perkins could claim more elevated roles in the circle of FDR's administr…

  • Germans and African Americans

    Germans and African Americans

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037139

    Germans and African Americans, unlike other works on African Americans in Europe, examines the relationship between African Americans and one country, Germany, in great depth. Germans and African Americans encountered one another within the context…

  • Perilous Place, Powerful Storms

    Perilous Place, Powerful Storms
    av Craig E. Colten

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732382

    The hurricane protection systems that failed New Orleans when Katrina roared on shore in 2005 were the product of four decades of engineering hubris, excruciating delays, and social conflict. In Perilous Place, Powerful Storms, Craig E. Colten trace…

  • Perilous Place, Powerful Storms

    Perilous Place, Powerful Storms
    av Craig E. Colten

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628461671

    The hurricane protection systems that failed New Orleans when Katrina roared on shore in 2005 were the product of four decades of engineering hubris, excruciating delays, and social conflict. In Perilous Place, Powerful Storms, Craig E. Colten trace…

  • Barbara Kopple

    Barbara Kopple

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628462128

    With a career spanning more than forty years, Barbara Kopple (b. 1946) long ago established herself as one of the most prolific and award-winning American filmmakers of her generation. Her projects have ranged from labor union documentaries to ficti…

  • Barbara Kopple

    Barbara Kopple

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823298

    With a career spanning more than forty years, Barbara Kopple (b. 1946) long ago established herself as one of the most prolific and award-winning American filmmakers of her generation. Her projects have ranged from labor union documentaries to ficti…

  • Revising the Blueprint

    Revising the Blueprint

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617030390

    CONTRIBUTORS John Charles, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Bill V. Mullen, Rachel Peterson, Paula Rabinowitz, Rachel Rubin, James Smethurst, Melina Vizcaino-Aleman The essayists in Revising the Blueprint: Ann Petry and the Literary Left examine Ann Petry's r…

  • Mississippi Hill Country Blues 1967

    Mississippi Hill Country Blues 1967
    av George Mitchell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617038167

    These photographs document George Mitchell's trip to Mississippi, where he searched for then unrecorded blues musicians including R. L. Burnside, Jessie Mae Hemphill, and Othar Turner. This journey yielded recordings of music now on cherished and to…

  • Jazz in China

    Jazz in China
    av Eugene Marlow

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496817990

    ""Is there jazz in China?"" This is the question that sent author Eugene Marlow on his quest to uncover the history of jazz in China. Marlow traces China's introduction to jazz in the early 1920s, its interruption by Chinese leadership under Mao in…

  • Jazz in China

    Jazz in China
    av Eugene Marlow

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818553

    ""Is there jazz in China?"" This is the question that sent author Eugene Marlow on his quest to uncover the history of jazz in China. Marlow traces China's introduction to jazz in the early 1920s, its interruption by Chinese leadership under Mao in…

  • Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496813077

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara reveals an artist and activist whose work deftly negotiates boundaries of feminism, nationalism, and film. The intimacy of these collaborations or conversations between Bambara (1939-1995) and her interviewers pr…

  • Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734324

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara reveals an artist and activist whose work deftly negotiates boundaries of feminism, nationalism, and film. The intimacy of these collaborations or conversations between Bambara (1939-1995) and her interviewers pr…

  • Dark Laughter

    Dark Laughter

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604733778

    It was none other than Langston Hughes who called Oliver Wendell Harrington America's greatest black cartoonist. Yet largely because he chose to live as an expatriate far from the American mainstream, he has been almost entirely overlooked by contem…

  • Cups Up

    Cups Up
    av George T. Malvaney

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496816795

    George T. Malvaney's life epitomizes the old maxim that ""You cannot make this stuff up."" Combine a young Klansman from Mississippi, an armed coup attempt in the Caribbean, a stay in prison, and a life-changing epiphany, and you have but half of t…

  • J. J. Abrams

    J. J. Abrams

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496820426

    Jeffrey Jacob ""J. J."" Abrams (b. 1966) decided to be a filmmaker at the age of eight after his grandfather took him on the back-lot tour of Universal Studios. Throughout his career, Abrams has dedicated his life to storytelling and worked tireless…

  • J. J. Abrams

    J. J. Abrams

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496820419

    Jeffrey Jacob ""J. J."" Abrams (b. 1966) decided to be a filmmaker at the age of eight after his grandfather took him on the back-lot tour of Universal Studios. Throughout his career, Abrams has dedicated his life to storytelling and worked tireless…