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Wood, Mary. "The Yellow Kid on the Paper Stage: Acting out class tensions and racial divisions in the new urban environment." 2004. Accessed 8 Oct. 2012. <http://xroads.virginia. ... wood/ykid/yellowkid.htm>. 
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Language: en: English
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Categories: General
Keywords: "Yellow Kid", Comic strip, Ethnicity, Historical account, Outcault. Richard F., Sociology, USA
Creators: Wood
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Attachments   URLs   http://xroads.virg ... ykid/yellowkid.htm
Abstract
Table of Contents

Introduction

Origins of the Kid: Street Arabs, Slum Life, and Color Presses
– Contemporary Illustrations
– Vaudeville and Theater
– Realism: Riis and Crane
– The People’s Press

Class Warfare on the Urban Stage
– Class Divisions and the Yellow Kid
– Controlling the Urban Environment: Central Park
– Responding to Pressure from the Top: The Yellow Kid Fights Back
– Masquerading as Another Class, Gambling and Contradictory Expectations
– High Art
– Low Art: The Working Class Theater Scene Develops
– Cleaning Up Theater
– Slums, Violence and Spectacle
– Political Playing Fields
– Yellow Kid Readership

Exploiting Race and Ethnicity
– Irish Caricatures and Stereotypes
– Discrimination Against the Irish
– Dialect and Slums
– Riis and Patriarchal Attitudes Toward Blacks
– Minstrel Shows and Blackface
– Outcault’s Exploitation of Blacks

Selling the Kid
– The Role of Yellow Journalism
– Commodifying the Kid
– Outcault’s Representation of Commercialism

Viva Cubra Libre: Yellow Journalism and the Death of the Kid
– Distaste Over Yellow Journalism Grows
– Hully Gee! The Death of the Kid
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