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Memorial Narratives as Salvation for the Feminine Self

Rivkah Zim

in The Consolations of Writing: Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161808
eISBN:
9781400852093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161808.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of Marie-Jeanne Roland's Memoirs (1793) and Anne Frank's The Diary and Tales from the Secret Annexe (1942–44). Both writers wrote memorial narratives to preserve ... More


Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew Talle

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book investigates the musical life of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Germany from the perspectives of those who lived in it. The men, women, and children of the era are treated here not as extras in ... More


Introduction The First Acquaintance of the Poets, 1793–7

Lucy Newlyn

in Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Language of Allusion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242597
eISBN:
9780191697142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242597.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Coleridge describes in literary terms, that the basis of his original attraction to Wordsworth was of a different kind. When he first encountered Descriptive Sketches at Cambridge in 1793, the ... More


Questioning the frame

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter elaborates on the role of various modern visual arts in the documentary filmmaking of Johan van der Keuken – especially, painting and photography. The cross-section of Van der Keuken’s ... More


Journey to Central Park

Des O’Rawe

in Regarding the Real: Cinema, documentary, and the visual arts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099663
eISBN:
9781526104137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099663.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter compares two documentary treatments of the 1980 Central Park vigil for John Lennon: Jonas Mekas’ Happy Birthday to John (1995), and Raymond Depardon's Ten Minutes Silence for John Lennon ... More


Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge and the High Romantic Argument

Daniel Sanjiv Roberts

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237945
eISBN:
9781846313936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313936
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This study includes information on Thomas De Quincey and his critical engagement with Coleridge, Wordsworth, Burke, Kant, and others. The author brings dimensions of De Quincey's politics to the ... More


Afterword

Itō Moriyuki

in The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167185
eISBN:
9780231537452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167185.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This afterword reflects on the Sarashina Diary and collaboration with Sonja Arntzen for this book. It also comments on Ivan Morris's English translation of the diary, As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams ... More


Text and Intertext: The Sarashina Diary and the Tale of Genji

Sonja Arntzen and Itō Moriyuki

in The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167185
eISBN:
9780231537452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167185.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Sarashina Diary in relation to the Tale of Genji. The Sarashina Diary secured for Sugawara no Takasue no Musume a place in Japanese literary history as the first “reader” of ... More


American nurses in Europe

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Women such as Julia Stimson and Helen Dore Boylston were motivated by both a desire for travel and adventure and a wish to prove themselves as professional women. They met the challenge of wartime ... More


The Art of Wanderlust: Hayashi Fumiko's Encounters with China

Christopher T. Keaveney

in Beyond Brushtalk: Sino-Japanese Literary Exchange in the Interwar Period

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099289
eISBN:
9789882206656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099289.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter addresses the impact of travel experiences in China on the writer, Hayashi Fumiko (1903–1951). It also presents the reception of Hayashi's work by members of the League of Leftist ... More


Edwards's Spirituality

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Edwards's spirituality may be described in terms of three distinct themes: discipline, enjoyment, and consummation. His “Diary” and “Resolutions” reveal that Edwards insisted on rigorous practices ... More


Diary Methods: Understanding Qualitative Research

Lauri Hyers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190256692
eISBN:
9780190856823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256692.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book provides an overview of diary research history, design, data collection, data analysis, report writing, evaluation, and ethics. In use for about 100 years now in the social sciences, diary ... More


Normandy to Victory: The War Diary of General Courtney H. Hodges and the First U.S. Army

John T. Greenwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125251
eISBN:
9780813135038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125251.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During World War II, U.S. Army generals often maintained diaries of their activities and the day-to-day operations of their command. These diaries have proven to be invaluable historical resources ... More


‘The master's dance to the master's voice’: revolutionary nationalism and women's representation in Ngugi wa Thiong'o

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In Detained: A Writer's Prison Diary (1981), the Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o points to the strong position that women characters have held in his work over the years. Beginning with the writing ... More


‘What will befall Britain?’ A Diary for Timothy

Keith Beattie

in Humphrey Jennings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078552
eISBN:
9781781701836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078552.003.0021
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a clear picture of Jennings' film, A Diary for Timothy, which focuses on the first year in the life of one Timothy Jenkins, born on the fifth anniversary of the outbreak of ... More


Operation Roundup: Escaping the Trap

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The American support units of the ROK 8th Division and the ROK 3d Division were placed in danger because of the fall of these divisions. The enemy furthered south so that Support Teams A and B as ... More


Critical overview and conclusion

Stuart Hampton-Reeves and Carol Chillington Rutter

in R. K. Narayan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059261
eISBN:
9781781701249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059261.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Graham Greene's shadow has hung over much of the critical response to R. K. Narayan's fiction, particularly reviews of his novels. Greene's view of Narayan as a mediator of essential Indianness for ... More


3. Kierkegaard's Seductions

Daniel Berthold

in The Ethics of Authorship: Communication, Seduction, and Death in Hegel and Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233946
eISBN:
9780823240432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233946.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter presents the case for seeing Kierkegaard's authorship as engaged in the project of seduction. It argues that the infamous “Diary of the Seducer” that closes the first volume of Either/Or ... More


Righteous Women and Lost Girls: Radical Bourgeois Feminists and the Fight for Moral Reform

Jill Suzanne Smith

in Berlin Coquette: Prostitution and the New German Woman, 1890-1933

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452673
eISBN:
9780801469701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452673.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explains how Anna Pappritz's critique of the double standard and Helene Stöcker's quest for an alternative morality inform its analysis of Margarete Böhme's Diary of a Lost Girl. This ... More


The Experimenter

Barbara Lounsberry

in Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049915
eISBN:
9780813050379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049915.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 probes Woolf’s Warboys Diary at age 17. It showcases Woolf, the early—and lifelong—experimenter (in both form and style). At 17, Woolf becomes self-consciously literary. In the Warboys ... More


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