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Vergil in RussiaNational Identity and Classical Reception

Vergil in Russia: National Identity and Classical Reception

Zara Martirosova Torlone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689484
eISBN:
9780191782787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689484.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book aims to uncover the nature of the Russian reception of the greatest Roman poet, Vergil, and argues that the best way to analyse his presence in Russian letters is to view it in the context ... More

Vernacular EloquenceWhat Speech Can Bring to Writing

Vernacular Eloquence: What Speech Can Bring to Writing

Peter Elbow

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199782505
eISBN:
9780190252861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782505.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the role of the spoken word in writing. It begins by questioning the basic cultural assumption that speaking and writing are two very different, incompatible modes of expression, ... More

Vers LibreThe Emergence of Free Verse in France 1886-1914

Vers Libre: The Emergence of Free Verse in France 1886-1914

Clive Scott

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151593
eISBN:
9780191672750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151593.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

The prosodic description of free verse, in France as elsewhere, has long been fraught with difficulty: free verse is a web of shifting rhythmic effects, as relative as they are elusive. This book ... More

A Very Dangerous CitizenAbraham Lincoln Polonsky and the Hollywood Left

A Very Dangerous Citizen: Abraham Lincoln Polonsky and the Hollywood Left

Paul Buhle

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223837
eISBN:
9780520936928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223837.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When he was summoned before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1951, Abraham Lincoln Polonsky (1911–1999) was labeled “a very dangerous citizen” by Harold Velde, a congressman from ... More

A Very Different StoryStudies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Val Gough and Jill Rudd (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853235910
eISBN:
9781781380420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235910.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Almost all of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's work asserts optimistically the possibility for utopian change, yet ironically she is probably most widely celebrated for her darkly tragic story The Yellow ... More

Very Different, But Much the SameThe Evolution of English Society Since 1714

Very Different, But Much the Same: The Evolution of English Society Since 1714

W. G. Runciman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198712428
eISBN:
9780191780776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712428.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book brings to bear on the history of England’s political, ideological, and economic institutions over the past 300 years the concepts of current evolutionary theory, in which collective human ... More

The Vestibular SystemA Sixth Sense

The Vestibular System: A Sixth Sense

Jay M. Goldberg, Victor J. Wilson, Kathleen E. Cullen, Dora E. Angelaki, Dianne M. Broussard, Jean Buttner-Ennever, Kikuro Fukushima, and Lloyd B. Minor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195167085
eISBN:
9780199932153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167085.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This book presents an integrative look at the sense that Aristotle missed. The vestibular system plays a vital role in everyday life, contributing to a surprising range of functions from reflexes to ... More

Veterans' Policies, Veterans' PoliticsNew Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Stephen R. Ortiz (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This anthology compiles some of the best new work on the formation and impact of veterans’ policy, the politics of veterans’ issues, and veterans’ political engagement over the course of the ... More

Vicissitudes of the GoddessReconstructions of the Gramadevata in India's Religious Traditions

Vicissitudes of the Goddess: Reconstructions of the Gramadevata in India's Religious Traditions

Sree Padma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199325023
eISBN:
9780199369003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325023.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Gramadevatas discussed in this book correspond to different dimensions and spiritual strategies of popular Hindu religious sentiment and magic. Some of those are associated with powers ... More

Vico and NaplesThe Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory

Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory

Barbara Ann Naddeo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449161
eISBN:
9780801460876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449161.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is an intellectual portrait of the Neapolitan philosopher Giambattista Vico (1668—1744) that reveals the politics and motivations of one of Europe's first scientists of society. According ... More

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