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Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390558-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9055-8
... W. T. Lhamon, Jr. Whittling on Dynamite The Difference Bert Williams Makes 1. The Bottom of the Flow 1 At the onset of recorded sound, Bert Williams and his partner George Walker billed themselves as ‘‘Two Real Coons thus tossing up for...
Published: 09 August 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388470-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8847-0
... 1 PERFECT TRANSMISSIONS: EVIL BERT LADEN My contention is that information increasingly appears in complex cou- plings of humans and machines.1 Culture can thus no longer be under- stood as separate from technology. If this is...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393047-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9304-7
Published: 06 December 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380061-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8006-1
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By Louis Chude-Sokei
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
...NOTES Introduction 1 Allen G. Debus, ‘‘Bert Williams on Stage 1. Black Minstrel, Black Modernism 1 Bert Williams, ‘‘Comic Side of Trouble 61. 2 Eric Ledell Smith, Bert Williams, 147. 3 James Weldon Johnson, Black Manhattan, 109. 4 Allen Woll, Black Musical Theatre, xiii...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
... before the explosion of ‘‘race records those early African Amer- ican sound recordings which helped signal the cultural presence of the Harlem Renaissance or the New Negro movement, Bert Williams was one of the first Negro performers captured by the so-called talking machine. In the period before...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
... bichromatic context of American race relations as maintained by minstrelsy, only the sound of his English—a dialect for once unmasked—could sound something entirely else. Even Booker T. Washing- ton was aware of Bert Williams’s ancestry. In one of his essays on the famed minstrel, he writes...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
...CHAPTER 1 Black Minstrel, Black Modernism By the time Bert Williams appeared in the Ziegfeld Follies of 1915, his career as a performer had taken him from carnivals in California—performing in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Salinas, and other coastal towns—to medicine shows and fairs across the...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396345-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9634-5
... the "Underground" is set our story of ordinary workaday people whose names are just Nell, Bill, Kate and Bert. "Conditions" here refers obliquely to predetermined social positions linking character to social location. The American film cuts from public celebration of historical...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
... Eugene R. August. New York: Meredith, 1971. Casely Hayford, J. E. Ethiopia Unbound: Studies in Race Emancipation. London: Africana Modern Library #8 / Frank Cass, 1969. Charters, Ann. Nobody: The Story of Bert Williams. London: Macmillan, 1970. Chaudhan, P. S. ‘‘Rereading Claude McKay In The...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
... McKay, Bert Williams, and the Nigerian/ British pop singer Sade in his text. But overall one can’t help but draw a distinction between ‘‘allaesthetic’’ and ‘‘phaneric’’ that sounds like the dis- tinction between assimilation and separation; the former blends and threat- ens to disappear and the...
Published: 30 March 1992
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8236-2
... ( 1) Merovech = Brunhild 584-629; (3) Sigihild (2) Faileuba (1) Clovis sole King ( 1) Theude bert 613-623...
Published: 26 August 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8934-7
... Pennsylvania Department and Science/ Technology Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Al- bert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia, the Saint Vincent College Library, and the interlibrary loan departments of the University of North Carolina’s Davis...
Published: 09 August 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388470-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8847-0
... PART I. GLOBAL POLITICS AND NEW MEDIA 1 PERFECT TRANSMISSIONS: EVIL BERT LADEN My contention is that information increasingly appears in complex cou- plings of humans and machines.1 Culture can thus no longer be under...
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387060-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8706-0
...CHAPTER 6 Claude McKay’s Calypso Only Bert Williams could occupy the iconic and symbolic space in Federico García Lorca’s poem quoted in the epigraph at the beginning of this book. His persona was that ‘‘great despairing king’’ tragically dethroned but silently singing with ‘‘his multitude...
Published: 23 March 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386469-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8646-9
...] Parma, Idaho 1 Dec 30 1903 My Dear Bert;— We wish to thank you and Margaret for the lovely bug you sent us, but why, O why, did Margaret blast my fond dream by writing to Emma and...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384915-061
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8491-5
... in the leading news magazine Bohemia in an extract appears below. CUBA’S LARGEST INHERITANCE The Fortune Left by Alemán is Beyond Calculation (Bert Collier of the Miami Herald Estimates it at Seventy to Two Hundred Million Dollars.) Exclusive Report by Manuel Hernández Torres It was the...
Published: 13 August 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9025-1
... appendix one  215 Coordination/Publisher Published by Icaria Editorial, Barcelona Published by Bert Bakker/Prometheus, Amsterdam Published by Ipodomi Books, out of business Ltd., Published by Gidlunds...