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The Culture of Violent Talk: An Interpretive Approach

Pete Simi, Steven Windisch
2020 Social Sciences  
To better understand the culture of violent talk, we investigate how white supremacist extremists use these discussions as a rhetorical device that provides them with a sense of doing and an opportunity  ...  Our analysis is grounded primarily in the ethnographic data we collected on a variety of US white supremacists since 1997.  ...  The fact that violent talk was pervasive among white supremacists tells us little, however, about the role of violent talk or how actors defined and interpreted violent talk.  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci9070120 fatcat:vspj22o3vvgbzout44scujl35m

Bookreview

Redactie KITLV
2008 NWIG  
Using a dazzling array of primary materials and moving adroitly among disciplines and fields, Wood locates British discussions of slavery in the context of evangelical social reform, pornographic reading  ...  Theoretically informed and provocatively and passionately argued, Wood's book uses close readings of texts and careful historical contextualization to strip away the rhetorical camouflage that hides the  ...  understood as an historical stage on which those actors play.  ... 
doi:10.1163/13822373-90002504 fatcat:q77kpddrxbevdihqytbvlbwlom

Mark Twain as a Stand-up Comedian

Judith Yaross Lee
2008 The Mark Twain Annual  
that the biggest liars in the world have got to visit the islands some time before they die" (1 3).  ...  He understood, for example, the links between publicity-any publicity-and profit as early as his 1868 San Francisco hoax, by which time he had already begun to exploit the synergy among media: he used  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1756-2597.2006.tb00038.x fatcat:u367iqmp3jd45fa7gqwoqbtgpy

Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales

Steven Swann Jones, Jack Zipes
1982 Western Folklore  
Acknowledgments This book was originally published in 1979 by Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, and I was greatly assisted at that time by Philippa Stratton and Hana Sambrook, whose editorial work and advice  ...  In the course of my work for this book, I have translated numerous poems, stories, essays and quotations. Unless otherwise indicated, all the translations which appear in the book are my own.  ...  Operas and musical works are based on fairy-tale themes. Famous actors make fairy-tale recordings for the radio and other mass media outlets.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1499668 fatcat:a5zzwntg4vdjvhmzvad7o3yaoi

Feeling Pretty

Frances Negrón-Muntaner
2000 Social Text  
If a time-capsule is about to be buried anywhere, this film ought to be included so that possible future generations can know how an artist of ours made our most congenial theatrical form respond to the  ...  beauty in our time and to the humanity in some of its ugliness.  ...  The only substantial contribution of The Capeman is that it gave several Latino actors major exposure to a mainstream audience-and that's exactly how much of the Puerto Rican and Spanish-language press  ... 
doi:10.1215/01642472-18-2_63-83 fatcat:3cutnzeaqzf2djj4iz4iaitx6m

A Queen's Drowning: Material Culture, Drama, and the Performance of a Technological Accident

Phillip Vannini
2008 Symbolic interaction  
Ethnographic description, performative representation, and dramaturgic analysis of the sinking yield the impression that the Queen of the North was a person.  ...  Drawing on ethnographic data collected among residents of northwest British Columbia's coastal and island residents, I examine a technological accident: the sinking of the M/V Queen of the North.  ...  sense of the world that is no different from how the world is empirically experienced.  ... 
doi:10.1525/si.2008.31.2.155 fatcat:sscz5kweazb2bjjvfrw3ggnze4

Native Americans on film: conversations, teaching, and theory

2013 ChoiceReviews  
SN: I started writing that right after It Starts with a Whisper finished. At that time we were getting very close to the fiftieth anniversary of World War II.  ...  Native Americans on Film began as a conversation about the need for a collection of essays that provided the Native American and American Indian studies' approach to film.  ...  Instead, it ends with the male Anglo hero (lead actor Dustin Hoffman) telling the story as though there are no Indians left to tell the tale. They have, in fact, vanished.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.50-6077 fatcat:lg5iadkjuzcorduysy4xvtgezq

discovering paradise islands: the politics and pleasures of feminist utopias, a conversation

Ramzi Fawaz, Justin Hall, Helen M. Kinsella
2017 Feminist Review  
tell to smooth over the real conditions of our existence-or psychic scenarios that allow us to cope with the traumatic psychological costs of oppressive familial and social structures.  ...  So she was furious when her Earthsea trilogy (Le Guin, 1977) was adapted into film and had nearly all white actors (Earthsea, 2004) .  ... 
doi:10.1057/s41305-017-0065-8 fatcat:cvvd3losobcofhreqbgmzs6axi

Folklore/cinema: popular film as vernacular culture

2008 ChoiceReviews  
Each of the subplots concretizes the complex interrelationships of fleeting eruptions of social discontent.  ...  She is the link to the power and history that the citizens of her tiny island need to retain their identity in a world that wants to erase them.  ...  Other interests and works include the use of folklore in various media, the marketing of tradition, Québécois identity and folklore, Celtic studies, political and independence movements, popular culture  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.45-4871 fatcat:aabfewuferckroaewdgrdlsore

Beyond Paradise? Retelling Pacific Stories in Disney's Moana

A Mārata Ketekiri Tamaira, Dionne Fonoti
2018 The Contemporary Pacific  
The authors extend warm gratitude to the two anonymous peer reviewers who provided valuable feedback on an earlier draft of this article.  ...  how Samoans use it-they understood that the tuiga is a symbol of status and rank, but were mistakenly equating it to the types of crowns worn by European royalty.  ...  Islanders have always engaged with the outside world, for better or worse. Why would this current age be any different?  ... 
doi:10.1353/cp.2018.0029 fatcat:fjx22oqnczhlnc4obcfvqvakwq

We are Climate Change [chapter]

Michael Brüggemann, Simone Rödder
2020 The Image of Africa in Ghana's Press  
Because in our country we say the rain comes from God. How do you explain rain? What about a thunderstorm? We say that it is God talking. What about in your country?  ...  . […] Mzee: I think there is a God because She is the one who created us. Do you have an oloiboni in your country? […] Researcher: No. Not really […] Mzee: In your country there is no rainfall?  ...  Simanjiro Plains. 5 He and his fellow "actors" are lamenting about a changing world: Actor 1: There are changes in this world and I don't know why.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0212.01 fatcat:rgm2s45ifncr5avsbcsl7uktry

Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Tale [chapter]

Jack Zipes
2002 The Brothers Grimm  
in different medias today.  ...  In other words, myth tells us how, through the deeds of Supernatural Beings, a reality came into existence, be it the whole of reality, the Cosmos, or only a fragment of reality-an island, a species of  ...  the fairy-tale genre part of their discourse. 16 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-137-09873-3_9 fatcat:3nvpl7taxbbu5pmedgrdisaxrq

Havana Hub: Cuban Anarchism, Radical Media and the Trans-Caribbean Anarchist Network, 1902-1915

Kirwin R. Shaffer
2010 Caribbean Studies  
Rooted in theories of radical media and social movements, this article explores the role of the Havana-based weekly anarchist newspaper iTierra!  ...  island-wide struggle.  ...  This role for the newspaper can be understood in theoretical terms as they relate to how media scholars understand the relationship between radical media and social movements.  ... 
doi:10.1353/crb.2010.0018 fatcat:runcqjhc2nfxrc3pv7xfmbqwou

Hollywood's Indian: The Portrayal of the Native American in Film

R. David Edmunds, Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor
1999 Journal of American History  
In a later scene, the white police chief asks Victor and Thomas just what kind of Indians they are, to which Victor replies, 'We're Coeur d'Alene Indians" (Smoke Signals ).  ...  Courtesy of the Museum of Modem ArUFilm Stills Archive. throughout the film.  ...  How much better for us all-Indians and whites-that the Indian activist Russell Means has finally found his metier as an actor (as Chingachgook) in The Last of the Mohicans and as the narrator in Disney's  ... 
doi:10.2307/2567562 fatcat:4mcaaezvr5hahimilq2tu6e6ri

Volume 9 Issue 3

Complete Issue
2010 NJES: Nordic Journal of English studies  
popular culture, while ignoring, for instance, Shakespeare's highly playful and unorthodox use of language.  ...  In his article on the language of popular culture in this issue, Joe Trotta also points to the contradiction in the arguments of prescriptive linguists who lament the lowering of linguistic standards through  ...  How are mediatized subjectivities understood by four white male participants in a youth media production project? 2.  ... 
doi:10.35360/njes.239 fatcat:qar4ukm7zjfvdfjubep6snfpgm
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