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B.A. Breen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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A body for Cleopatra

Mary Hamer.

in Signs of Cleopatra

December 2008; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 13673 words.

This chapter asserts that the renewed interest in Cleopatra during the twentieth century was an attempt to reconcile with the changing social status of women across the world. Cecil B. De...

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Malik Gaines.

in Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left

August 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 6279 words.

Blackness, the sixties, and the transnational left are three overlapping registers through which this book traces the radical possibilities of performance. Defining each of these and their...

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Sephardic Identity and Its Discontents

Bernard Horn.

in Sephardism

April 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 8710 words.

The idea of sephardism is used as a lens through which ideological questions regarding the formation of modern nationalism can be addressed. This methodology takes into account the identity...

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Acting Out

Grace Elizabeth Hale.

in Bohemian South

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 10162 words.

This chapter examines the sonic landscapes of Athens, Georgia, which was an epicenter for cutting edge music from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, leading the way for college rock and...

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Friendship Formation among Professional Male Dancers

Katherine Polasek and Emily Roper.

in Dance and Gender

February 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7684 words.

The purpose of this study was to examine the formation of friendships among 12 current professional male ballet and modern dancers. In-depth semi-structured interviews regarding the nature...

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in Glory and Agony

September 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 10419 words.

This introductory chapter begins by reviewing the history of the modern study of human sacrifice. It then considers the claim regarding the erosion of the Bible's status as an absolute...

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A Model Theory: Thinking Through Hermeneutical Things

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair.

in Hermeneutica

May 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7262 words.

What sort of thing is a text analysis tool and how does it bear theory? The ninth chapter looks at how things like models or demonstration devices can be used to share theories. This helps...

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“I am King”: Hip-Hop Culture, Fashion Advertising, and the Black Male Body

in Troubling Vision

January 2011; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 10327 words.

This chapter investigates how the black male body becomes the iconic figure for a consumer culture rooted in urban music, black masculine aesthetics, and nationalism. The successes of...

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Jackie, We Hardly Knew You

Ellen Willis.

in Beginning to See the Light

July 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 889 words.

This chapter presents the author’s reflections about two books on Jackie Kennedy, Kitty Kelley’s Jackie Oh! and Stephen Birmingham’s Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. All the trappings of...

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From networks to complexity: two case studies

David Harte, Jon Dovey, Emma Agusita and Theodore Zamenopoulos.

in The Creative Citizen Unbound

January 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 8816 words.

The social-media-rich landscape of creative citizens gives rise to powerful network effects. Through two case studies, we explore salient characteristics of these networks, asking whether...

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