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Sacrifice, Ritual, and Canonical Violence in the British/African Drama of T. S. Eliot, Caryl Churchill, and Wole Soyinka

Simon Lewis

in British and African Literature in Transnational Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036021
eISBN:
9780813038636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036021.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter tries to portray that the British drama's canon illustrates the stubborn “otherness” of Africa, permitting the repetition of stereotypical, historically incurious representations of ... More


The Poet Has Collapsed: Coming to Terms with Anne Sexton’s Late Poetics and Public Persona

Jeffery Conway

in This Business of Words: Reassessing Anne Sexton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062204
eISBN:
9780813051895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062204.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

“The Poet Has Collapsed” is a sober assessment of Sexton’s later work, specifically the poems written after those included in Transformations. It examines three areas of concern: first, the overuse ... More


Death and Burial in the Greek World

Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver

in Bioarchaeology of Classical Kamarina: Life and Death in Greek Sicily

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061122
eISBN:
9780813051406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061122.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 is devoted to background and contextual material. It provides an overview of death rituals and burial practices in the Greek world, which includes customs derived from the mainland as well ... More


The U.S. Middle District of Florida, First Years, 1962–1968

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the U.S. Middle District of Florida from its creation when it was carved out of the U.S. Southern District of Florida in 1962 to 1968. The first judges, U.S. attorney, U.S. ... More


The Middle District and the War on Crime, 1968–1976

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapters covers the federal government’s “War on Crime” as initiated by the Johnson and continued by the Nixon Administration. The chapter also introduces the Nixon-Ford appointments to the ... More


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