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Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin

Tony Crook

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264003
eISBN:
9780191734151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264003.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

What is the nature of knowledge? Anthropology imagines it possible to divide or separate social and analytical relations, whereby knowledge travels between persons as a thing. And yet, Bolivip ... More


A Temperamental Ménage à Trois: Mead, Bateson, and Fortune and the Trafficking Between Social and Analytical Relations in Ethnography

Tony Crook

in Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264003
eISBN:
9780191734151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264003.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter describes the famous occasion when three anthropologists met up on the Sepik River in 1932/3 – and which infamously led to Margaret Mead eventually leaving Reo Fortune for Gregory ... More


Being Human

Ingo Gildenhard

in Creative Eloquence: The Construction of Reality in Cicero's Speeches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199291557
eISBN:
9780191594885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291557.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses figures of thought in Cicero's speeches to do with being human and the human condition. Special attention is given to the notions that human beings are inherently fallible and ... More


Machaut's Turn to Monophony

Judith A. Peraino

in Giving Voice to Love: Song and Self-Expression from the Troubadours to Guillaume de Machaut

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199757244
eISBN:
9780199918904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757244.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter begins with the question: Why did Guillaume de Machaut write so many monophonic virelais? Of the thirty-three virelais, twenty-five are monophonic, while only eight are polyphonic (seven ... More


The Empty Stage: A Story About the Past by Matthew Buckingham

Jane Blocker

in Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696970
eISBN:
9781452952321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter contemplates artist Matthew Buckingham’s 1996 film Amos Fortune Road, which focuses on the relation between factual and fictional representations of the past by looking at the archival ... More


Picking Stocks to Beat the Market

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The third theme of behavioral finance is inefficient markets. In recent years scholars have produced considerable evidence that heuristic‐driven bias and frame dependence cause markets to be ... More


Industrial Restructuring

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates industrial restructuring in the slow‐growing food industry in the USA, asking why an industry with a growth factor of less than 1% flourishes in a world in which companies ... More


<i>On the Crown</i> (<i>Or</i>. 18)

Gunther Martin

in Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199560226
eISBN:
9780191721427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560226.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A description of Demosthenes' position after Chaeroneia stands at the start of this chapter, showing that he defends himself not only against Aeschines, but also against the many accusations and the ... More


The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Andrew Gurr

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

This book is the first history of the professional acting companies who brought drama to London in William Shakespeare’s time. The book provides a general history of ... More


The Romantic Paradox

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

in The Strange Short Fiction of Joseph Conrad: Writing, Culture, and Subjectivity

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184997
eISBN:
9780191674426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184997.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter relates the troubled dynamics of subjectivity in Conrad's work to his ambivalent relationship with Romanticism as a mode of being and with the genre of romance as a mode of writing. It ... More


Three Magical Visionaries

Nevill Drury

in Stealing Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Modern Western Magic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199750993
eISBN:
9780199894871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199750993.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter profiles three notable twentieth-century occultists—Dion Fortune, Austin Osman Spare, and Rosaleen Norton. All three can be regarded as key bridging figures linking earlier generations ... More


Spirit, Myth, and Cosmos: From Shamanism to Chaos Magick

Nevill Drury

in Stealing Fire from Heaven: The Rise of Modern Western Magic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199750993
eISBN:
9780199894871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199750993.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The idea that we all have within us a sacred potential is found in Gnosticism and Neoplatonism, and also in the early twentieth-century writings of Carl Jung, especially with regard to his concept of ... More


Pagan Virtues?

John Casey

in Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240037
eISBN:
9780191680069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240037.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes the attributes of a courageous man, as someone who does not simply pursue an end, which he desires, with intelligence and determination, despite the pains and terrors. Rather ... More


George Ashby and A Prisoner’s Reflections

JOANNA SUMMERS

in Late-Medieval Prison Writing and the Politics of Autobiography

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271290
eISBN:
9780191709586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271290.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines how Ashby's poetry enlarges upon references to his life in historical records, pertaining to his service to the Lancastrian royal family and his work in the signet office. It ... More


‘When the Good Bleeds’: Tragedy in the Fall of Princes

Nigel Mortimer

in John Lydgate's Fall of Princes: Narrative Tragedy in its Literary and Political Contexts

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199275014
eISBN:
9780191705939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275014.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In his reworking of the Des Cas, Lydgate makes frequent use of the word ‘tragedye’. This chapter analyses Lydgate's conception of the Fall as a work of tragedy, first setting forth patristic and ... More


1900–1905 A Gilbert without a Sullivan

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Popular

The exact circumstances of Arthur Sullivan's dying moments are uncertain. Out of respect to Sullivan, the Savoy Theatre was closed on the evening of his death. Both Richard D'Oyly Carte and Helen ... More


In the Footprints of Reo Fortune

Terence E. Hays

in Ethnographic Presents: Pioneering Anthropologists in the Papua New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520077454
eISBN:
9780520912342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520077454.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In the thirty-two document boxes that escaped the flames of the numerous bonfires Reo Fortune lit in celebration of his indifference to academic immortality, there are nonetheless some clues upon ... More


Adopting Hybrid Pension Plans: Effects of Economic Crisis and Regulatory Reform

Robert L. Clark, Alan Glickstein, and Tomeka Hill

in Reshaping Retirement Security: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660698
eISBN:
9780191745058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660698.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines the factors that affected plan sponsors’ decisions to convert a traditional defined benefit plan to a hybrid design. The study uses combined plan level data from Form 5500 ... More


Grifters: Kiss Me, Stupid and the Fortune Cookie

GENE D. PHILLIPS

in Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125701
eISBN:
9780813135403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125701.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Billy Wilder offended the Catholic Legion of Decency mightily when he made Kiss Me, Stupid. It was definitely not family entertainment, nor could it be retooled into a family film. The Legion of ... More


T. Thomas Fortune, the Afro-American Agitator: A Collection of Writings, 1880-1928

Shawn Leigh Alexander (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032320
eISBN:
9780813039084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032320.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born into slavery, T. Thomas Fortune was known as the dean of African American journalism by the time of his death in the early twentieth century. The editorship of three prominent black ... More


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