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We Children of the Enlightenment

Ruth Abbey

in Nietzsche's Middle Period

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195134087
eISBN:
9780199785766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134087.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The works of the middle period are sometimes labeled positivist, and one of their distinguishing features is the praise they contain for science. In these works, Friedrich Nietzsche repeatedly ... More


The Dutch Republic in Europe's Republican Tradition, c.1590–1650

James D. Tracy

in The Founding of the Dutch Republic: War, Finance, and Politics in Holland, 1572-1588

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199209118
eISBN:
9780191706134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209118.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Historians of republicanism have focussed on states where princely rule was overthrown (15th‐century Florence, 17th‐century England). Yet even in princely realms town magistrates claimed to be part ... More


The reign of Louis XIV: absolute monarchy

Andrew Mansfield

in Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the first of two contextual chapters surveying French political ideology, this begins by looking at the advent of Louis XIV’s personal rule from 1661. By assessing the king’s own views on kingship ... More


A mythical conversation: an Essay and a Vie1

Andrew Mansfield

in Ideas of Monarchical Reform: Fénelon, Jacobitism, and the political works of the Chevalier Ramsay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719088377
eISBN:
9781526103901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088377.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the first phase of Ramsay’s political works: the Essay de Politique (1719), Essay philosophique sur le gouvernement civil (1721) and the Vie de Fénelon (1723). It shows how ... More


Widowers’ Houses: “Life Here Is a Perfect Idyll”

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

By examining Shaw’s use of the garden and the library in Widowers’ Houses in meticulous detail, one gains an appreciation of the complexity, subtlety, and mastery which Shaw therein reveals, as well ... More


Lordship in four realms

Colin Veach

in Lordship in four realms: The Lacy family, 11661241

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089374
eISBN:
9781781706916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089374.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Hugh and Walter de Lacy had a number of ways by which to control their surroundings, both intensively (through tenure and the control of courts) and by tribute (receiving acknowledgements of superior ... More


The Great Silence in Combray: Proust and Patois

Barry McCrea

in Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter shows how the disappearing dialects of the countryside of the French countryside shaped the modernist vision of Marcel Proust. In À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time), ... More


Aristocracy: Andrew Marvell, W. B. Yeats and the Curse of Cromwell

Frank Shovlin

in Touchstones: John Mcgahern's Classical Style

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383216
eISBN:
9781786944047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383216.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Taking as its starting point Andrew Marvell’s great poem of Big House life, ‘Upon Appleton House’, this chapter looks at an abiding interest held by McGahern in ideas of aristocracy and social rank. ... More


What Things Cost in Middlemarch

Henry Staten

in Spirit Becomes Matter: The Brontes, George Eliot, Nietzsche

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748694587
eISBN:
9781474400916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694587.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The demonstration in Ch. 2 of the opening of Dorothea’s interiority to the social outside is incomplete because the social outside is only treated there at the level of interpersonal relations; thus ... More


The Ways of Millionaireville: The 1890s

Clifton Hood

in In Pursuit of Privilege: A History of New York City's Upper Class and the Making of a Metropolis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231172165
eISBN:
9780231542951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172165.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores continues the main themes of the chapter 5. It analyzes the efforts of the Gilded Age upper class to exclude unsuitable outsiders and raise its own standards and define its ... More


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