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Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-109
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 10 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393375-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9337-5
Series: Perverse modernities
Published: 03 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394075-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9407-5
Series: Objects/Histories
Published: 13 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388104-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8810-4
Published: 13 February 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387664-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8766-4
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 28 December 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388340-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8834-0
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373773-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7377-3
... Chapter 1 focuses on Afro-Argentine swing guitarist Oscar Alemán, who leveraged his phenotypical blackness and his musical talent in order to build a career that took him from Brazil to Buenos Aires to Paris and back to the Argentine capital. Over the course of his career, Alemán performed...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... superior to them. Bakhtin expanded the Western approach to laughter when he underscored how carnivalesque laughter resists the political status quo. This chapter contends that Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao structures a fascinating interplay between sudden glory and the carnivalesque...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... This chapter addresses the identity of the mysterious narrator of Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. It traces Yunior de las Casas’s artistic coming of age, his Künstlerroman, arguing that what emerges in his narrative is an aesthetics of artistic consumption, which reflects Díaz’s...
Published: 29 August 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023333-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2333-3
Published: 08 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385448-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8544-8
Published: 30 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385684-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8568-4
Published: 24 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005551-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0555-1
Published: 30 April 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392866-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9286-6
Published: 30 April 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392866-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9286-6
Book Chapter

By Matthew B. Karush
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7377-3
... Oscar Alemán jazz Brazil France race ...
Book Chapter

By Allyson Nadia Field
... Oscar Micheaux Body and Soul Paul Robeson ...
Book Chapter

By Jonathan Goldberg
Series: Theory Q
Published: 22 July 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7404-6
... melodrama aesthetics music Willa Cather Oscar Wilde ...