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Movies About the Movies: Hollywood Reflected
Hundreds of films belonging to the genre of Hollywood-on-Hollywood movies can be found throughout the history of American cinema, from the days of silents to the present. They include films from
Amerikamun: Consuming America and Ambivalence toward the U.S. Presence in Postwar Okinawa
After the U.S. victory in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945, devastated Okinawans lived off of U.S. military rations, including unfamiliar foods such as pork luncheon meat and corned beef hash. Okinawans
The life of the party : festive vision in modern fiction
Critics have long recognised the links between community festivals and literary art. The comedies and tragedies of the ancient Greeks grew out of their festivals. Anglo-Saxon poetry was often read at
The Modernist Canon Narrative: Woolf's Between the Acts and Joyce's "Oxen of the Sun"
The modernist period was extraordinarily important in transforming our view of literary tradition into what we now call "the canon." Studying this modernist engagement with the issues of canonicity
Power and the Obscene Word: Discourses of Extremity in Thomas Pynchon's "Gravity's Rainbow"
Readers of Gravity's Rainbow have been struck by the novel's wide range of discourse from actual mathematical equations reproduced in the text to extended excremental episodes and sexually explicit
Shakespeare’s Grave: The British Fiction of Hollywood
All sorts of English oddities turn up in Hollywood. P. G. Wodehouse, The Old Reliable (51) I have a favorite quote about L.A., by William Shakespeare. He said: "This other Eden, demi-Paradise,/This