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William BlackstoneLaw and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

William Blackstone: Law and Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Wilfrid Prest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199550296
eISBN:
9780191720925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550296.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This is the first comprehensive account of the life and writings of William Blackstone, whose Commentaries on the Laws of England remains the most celebrated and influential text in the ... More

William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

Saree Makdisi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226502595
eISBN:
9780226502618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226502618.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Modern scholars often find it difficult to account for the profound eccentricities in the work of William Blake, dismissing them as either ahistorical or simply meaningless. But this study develops a ... More

William Byrd and His ContemporariesEssays and a Monograph

William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph

Philip Brett

Joseph Kerman and Davitt Moroney (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247581
eISBN:
9780520932838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book features chapters on the music of the Tudor period, the work of William Byrd (c.1540–1623), and other composers of the period, including John Taverner, Thomas Tallis, Orlando Gibbons, and ... More

William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Christopher Maginn

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the complex relationship which existed between England and Ireland in the Tudor period using the long association of William Cecil (1520–98) with Ireland as a vehicle for ... More

William F. Winter and the New MississippiA Biography

William F. Winter and the New Mississippi: A Biography

Charles C. Bolton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037870
eISBN:
9781621039488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037870.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For more than six decades, William F. Winter (b. 1923) has been one of the most recognizable public figures in Mississippi. His political career spanned the 1940s through the early 1980s, from his ... More

William Faulkner and Southern History

William Faulkner and Southern History

Joel Williamson

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

William Faulkner more than any other writer is intimately associated with the South about which he wrote. This biography reveals the man and his family and the ways in which southern culture and his ... More

William FridayPower, Purpose, and American Higher Education

William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education

William A. Link

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611853
eISBN:
9781469612584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469611860_Link
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Few North Carolinians have been as well known or as widely respected as William Friday. The former president of the University of North Carolina (UNC) remained prominent in public affairs in the ... More

William Gibson

William Gibson

Gary Westfahl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037801
eISBN:
9780252095085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037801.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The leading figure in the development of cyberpunk, William Gibson (born in 1948) crafted works in which isolated humans explored near-future worlds of ubiquitous and intrusive computer technology ... More

William Grant StillA Study in Contradictions

William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions

Catherine Parsons Smith

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215429
eISBN:
9780520921573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215429.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the 1930s and 1940s William Grant Still (1895–1978) was known as the “Dean of Afro-American Composers.” He worked as an arranger for early radio, on Broadway, and in Hollywood; major symphony ... More

William HazlittPolitical Essayist

William Hazlitt: Political Essayist

Kevin Gilmartin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198709312
eISBN:
9780191785405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709312.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Over the course of a literary career that extended from the lingering Malthusian controversies of the late eighteenth century to the brink of the Reform Act of 1832, William Hazlitt produced a ... More

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