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Celebrating BirdThe Triumph of Charlie Parker

Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker

Gary Giddins

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816690411
eISBN:
9781452949536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816690411.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Within days of Charlie “Bird” Parker’s death at the age of thirty-four, a scrawled legend began appearing on walls around New York City: Bird Lives. Gone was one of the most outstanding jazz ... More

CorridorMedia Architectures in American Fiction

Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction

Kate Marshall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679270
eISBN:
9781452947815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679270.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction asks what happens to the kinds of persons inhabiting the richly material landscapes of American realist and naturalist fiction of the late nineteenth ... More

Filipinos RepresentDJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation

Filipinos Represent: DJs, Racial Authenticity, and the Hip-hop Nation

Antonio T. Tiongson Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679386
eISBN:
9781452948416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The “Hip-hop Nation” has been scouted, staked out, and settled by journalists and scholars alike. This book asks questions aimed at interrogating how nation is conceptualized within the context of ... More

Neocybernetics and Narrative

Neocybernetics and Narrative

Bruce Clarke

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691005
eISBN:
9781452949406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book rethinks narrative and media through systems theory. Reconceiving interrelations among subjects, media, significations, and the social, this study demonstrates second-order systems theory’s ... More

The World and All the Things upon ItNative Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

David A. Chang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699414
eISBN:
9781452954417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What if we were to understand indigenous people as the active agents of global exploration, rather than the passive objects of that exploration? What could such a new perspective on the project of ... More

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