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 Arranging a Love Marriage: Sītā's “Self‐Choice” and Rukmiṇī's Elopement

Heidi R. M. Pauwels

in The Goddess as Role Model: Sita and Radha in Scripture and on Screen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369908
eISBN:
9780199871322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369908.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 2 traces how divine marriages are arranged in classical, medieval and televised versions of the stories, and how such scenarios are echoed in popular movies. Sītā's Svayamvara is contrasted ... More


The Influences of climate Variability on North Atlantic Zooplankton Populations

Andrew J. Pershing, Charles H. Greene, Benjamin Planque, and Jean-Marc Fromentin

in Marine Ecosystems and Climate Variation: The North Atlantic: A Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507499
eISBN:
9780191709845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507499.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Variations in zooplankton populations in regions throughout the North Atlantic have been tied to changes in the Atlantic atmosphere-ocean system. Recent work has tended to focus on the impact on ... More


The Conflicted Writer

Douglas Robinson

in Ring Lardner and the Other

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076004
eISBN:
9780199855131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076004.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the primary narrative of “Who Dealt?,” Lardner did not create a fictionalized version of himself. Tom is a small-town businessman in Maine who went to Yale and lost the woman he loved to another ... More


Introduction: Recollecting New England Regionalism

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This introduction argues that New England regionalism included not only fiction writing but a range of women-dominated cultural practices including colonial home restoration, history writing, antique ... More


Southern Cluster

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The Southern cluster of Deaf families in Maine starts with the Badger-Boardwin-Brown-Glidden clan with twenty-three Deaf people, including Deaf spouses. A second large Deaf clan, the Campbells, ... More


Canada–United States Maritime Boundaries

Ted. L. McDorman

in Salt Water Neighbors: International Ocean Law Relations Between the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195383607
eISBN:
9780199855315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383607.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses maritime boundary issues between Canada and the United States. The chapter is divided into two parts. Part A looks at the agreed maritime boundaries that exist between Canada ... More


Philosophers and Doctors

Tony James

in Dream, Creativity, and Madness in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151883
eISBN:
9780191672873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151883.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the philosophy of Maine de Biran (1766–1824). Maine de Biran's lifelong preoccupation was the nature of the self. For him the self was not to be immediately apprehended by an ... More


Review of The Country of the Pointed Firs, by Sarah Orne Jewett {1954}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1954 review of The Country of the Pointed Firs, a collection of stories that offers a detailed portrait of a seaport on the Maine coast as seen through the eyes of ... More


Wildness: The Phenomenology of Freedom

Jonathan McKenzie

in The Political Thought of Henry David Thoreau: Privatism and the Practice of Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166308
eISBN:
9780813166384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166308.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Thoreau’s use of wildness as a political-theoretical category is often misunderstood as an effort to uncover a deeper engagement with the political. This chapter argues that wildness instead ... More


Conclusions

Matthew Craven

in The Decolonization of International Law: State Succession and the Law of Treaties

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199217625
eISBN:
9780191705410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217625.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the previous chapters. It suggests that Sir Henry Maine's account of emancipation — as encapsulated in a move from ‘status to contract’ ... More


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