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Beyond Eastern Noir: Reimaging Russia and Eastern Europe in Nordic Cinemas

Anna Estera Mrozewicz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474418102
eISBN:
9781474444675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418102.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book addresses representations of Russia and neighbouring Eastern Europe in post-1989 Nordic cinemas, investigating their hitherto-overlooked transnational dimension. Departing from the dark ... More


Defensor Vergilii: Richard Heinze on Virgil’s Epic Technique

Gian Biagio Conte and S. J. Harrison

in The Poetry of Pathos: Studies in Virgilian Epic

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199287017
eISBN:
9780191713262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287017.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the work of Richard Heinze on Virgil's Aeneid. It provides a fascinating and well-informed analysis of Heinze's work in his epoch-making ‘Virgil's Epic Technique.’ This does ... More


Beyond the Good State: Scientific Internationalism and the Nordic Model

Marjo Koivisto

in Normative State Power in International Relations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652792
eISBN:
9780191745270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652792.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that accounts of Nordic states as ‘good states’, or as ‘norm entrepreneurs’, pay insufficient attention to the politics of transforming the institutional structures of the Nordic ... More


Ancient Egypt in the Age of the Enlightenment

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Interest in Egypt, nurtured during the Renaissance, took firmer root within the context of the Enlightenment, the Age of Reason, with its interest in different and exotic cultures, past and present, ... More


The Rise and Fall of the Florunner

Jon Krampner

in Creamy and Crunchy: An Informal History of Peanut Butter, the All-American Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162333
eISBN:
9780231530934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162333.003.0013
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the rise and fall of the use of the Florunner in peanut butter. The Florunner was developed by Al Norden, a peanut breeder and professor of agronomy at the University of ... More


‘Norden’ as a European Region: Demarcation and Belonging

Bo Stråth

in Domains and Divisions of European History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312144
eISBN:
9781846315251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312144.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the emergence of ‘Norden’ (which includes the Scandinavian countries Sweden, Norway, and Denmark plus Iceland and Finland) as a European region from the first half of the ... More


Introduction

Christopher Metcalf

in The Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723363
eISBN:
9780191790041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723363.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction sets out the aims of the present book and explains its position in current scholarship. While an influential study by Eduard Norden (1913) argued, on the basis of a very limited ... More


Introductory Remarks on the Early Greek and Mesopotamian Sources

Christopher Metcalf

in The Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723363
eISBN:
9780191790041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723363.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter briefly reviews the early Greek sources that form the basis of the comparison with the corresponding Near Eastern material. Unlike the Sumerian, Akkadian, and Hittite texts discussed in ... More


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