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New Women and Neurasthenia: Nervous Degeneration and the 1890s

Jane Wood

in Passion and Pathology in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187608
eISBN:
9780191674723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187608.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses nervous degeneration and its literary representation in the 1890s. Much of the fiction of the 1890s self-consciously engages with the physical and medical sciences to configure ... More


Jude the Obscure:: What Does a Man Want?

Marjorie Garson

in Hardy's Fables of Integrity: Woman, Body, Text

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122234
eISBN:
9780191671371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122234.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Jude is recognized through how his inner life is constituted with the rhythm of repulsion, desire, and renunciation. Jude is known for his wants, and his wants are consequently perceived in terms of ... More


Two Blunt Apologists for Early Christianity: Jude and 2 Peter

John Reumann

in Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262015
eISBN:
9780191682285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262015.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Second Epistle General of St. Peter, as a letter of three chapters has sometimes been known through claims to be by ‘the prince of the apostles’ and it refers to I Peter, and the little note said ... More


Jude the Obscure and Child Suicide

Shuttleworth Sally

in The Mind of the Child: Child Development in Literature, Science, and Medicine, 1840-1900

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582563
eISBN:
9780191702327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582563.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the portrayal of unnatural childhood in Thomas Hardy's novel Jude the Obscure. The novel was influenced by the over-pressure debates of the 1880s and associated concerns with ... More


There Is Nothing Either Good or Bad But Thinking Makes It So: Postmodern Hamlet

David Bevington

in Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599103
eISBN:
9780191731501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599103.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the years after 1980, with rapid social change in sexual and political mores, Hamlet came more and more to be a text reflecting the new age of anxiety and social conflict. The poststructural ... More


Autumn into Winter: 1 September 1895 – 31 December 1895

Nicholas Freeman

in 1895: Drama, Disaster and Disgrace in Late Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640560
eISBN:
9780748651399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640560.003.0028
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the events that occurred from 1 September 1895–31 December 1895. It covers revolting ladies; welling up; silver and rubies; Trilbymania; Ave Satani!; far from dear father; exit ... More


The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

David A. deSilva

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195329001
eISBN:
9780199979073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329001.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Jews have sometimes been reluctant to claim Jesus as one of their own; Christians have often been reluctant to acknowledge the degree to which Jesus' message and mission were at home amidst, and ... More


Conclusion: Jesus, James, and Jude among the Jewish Teachers

David A. deSilva

in The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195329001
eISBN:
9780199979073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329001.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The conclusion provides a summary of the key findings of the book, including major points at which the extra-biblical literature explored here has exercised a positive, formative influence upon the ... More


Introduction

David A. deSilva

in The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195329001
eISBN:
9780199979073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329001.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Infancy Gospel of Thomas attests to a reluctance among early Christians to regard Jesus as learning from his senior contemporaries, a tendency that has persisted throughout the centuries, ... More


Recovering the Voices of James and Jude

David A. deSilva

in The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195329001
eISBN:
9780199979073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329001.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The precise relationship of James and Jude to Jesus is examined on the basis of the evidence of early Christian writings and in dialogue with the classical positions of Epiphanius, Jerome, and ... More


The Book of Enoch: The Order of God’s Cosmos and the Consequences of Violations

David A. deSilva

in The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195329001
eISBN:
9780199979073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329001.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Like Ben Sira and Tobit, the presence and impact of 1 Enoch in Second Temple period Palestine suggests that it was also well positioned to exercise ongoing influence on thoughtful Jews. Each ... More


The Return of the Tragic in Fiction

K. M. Newton

in Modern Literature and the Tragic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636730
eISBN:
9780748652082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636730.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the works of tragic writers, such as Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy and Joseph Conrad. Features of Hardy's tragic perspective that reflects the impact of Darwinism are elaborated. ... More


Challenges

Vicki Ohl

in Fine and Dandy: The Life and Work of Kay Swift

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102611
eISBN:
9780300130393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102611.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes various challenges faced by Kay Swift and her efforts to share her music and her talents with different audiences in the second half of the 1950s. It explains that she explored ... More


A Benediction for Us All

Gardner C. Taylor

in Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses a bogus Christianity that is being peddled on television over and over again. It is centered on the themes of “health and wealth” and “name-it and claim-it.” It is a crossless ... More


Conclusion

Paula M. Kane

in Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607603
eISBN:
9781469612560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607603.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book concludes by showing how Sister Thorn represents the dilemmas that faced the in-between generation in the history of Catholic spirituality in interwar America. This group has been closely ... More


Celebrity Trauma: The Death of Heath Ledger and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Karen Randell

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Terry Gilliam's last major film to date, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009), and its traumatic journey to screen following the death of actor Heath Ledger during the ... More


Scenes of Reading in Jude the Obscure

Patricia McKee

in Reading Constellations: Urban Modernity in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333905
eISBN:
9780199359707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333905.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy presents a history that focuses less on sustained or developing action than on the breaks that convert events into intervals. These intervals allow time and space to ... More


The Cartesian Hardy: I Think, Therefore I'm Doomed

George Levine

in Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475363
eISBN:
9780226475387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475387.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter reviews Thomas Hardy's Jude the Obscure. Hardy was one of those who, as they engaged with the narrative of scientific epistemology, opened themselves to the inhuman coldness of material ... More


Prologue

Marlo Thomas

in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff.4
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains that Free to Be … You and Me came about as the author was trying to do something for one little girl. That it would grow to become a cultural phenomenon was never a part of the ... More


The Misfit

Marta Figlerowicz

in Flat Protagonists: A Theory of Novel Character

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190496760
eISBN:
9780190496784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496760.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter three examines Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the D’Urbervilles (1891) and Jude the Obscure (1895). Both novels embrace the nineteenth-century notion of protagonists at odds with their society. ... More


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