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The Promotional Presidency and the New Institutional Toryism: Public Mobilization, Legislative Dominance, and Squandered Opportunities

Lawrence R. Jacobs

in The Polarized Presidency of George W. Bush

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199217977
eISBN:
9780191711541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217977.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Changes in governing norms and the development of institutional capacity and routines that foster public presidential promotion generate incentives and expectations for the presidents to overestimate ... More


Dramatic and Political Shifts: The Example of John Crowne

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows the extraordinary flexibility with which dramatists responded to the ‘local’ historical debates and shifts outlined in the previous chapter. It takes the example of Crowne, ... More


Origins

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the process of the formation of Disraeli's initial understandings of the East and the Eastern Question. The social and political context within which the young Disraeli grew up ... More


‘Loyal and Anti-Radical Female’ 1816–1833

Anne Stott

in Hannah More: The First Victorian

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199274888
eISBN:
9780191714962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274888.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter deals with Hannah More's last years, a period of bereavement, increasing frailty, and reactionary politics. In response to the post-1815 radical publications, she published Cheap ... More


Herbert Spencer, the Radical

Thomas Dixon

in The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264263
eISBN:
9780191734816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264263.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Aside from Darwin, the writer most commonly associated with evolution in Victorian Britain, and the country’s most famous living philosopher, was the individualistic Herbert Spencer. Spencer ... More


Reading the Politics of Restoration Drama

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book is about the plays of the Exclusion Crisis, and more broadly about the relationship of Restoration theatre and potential crisis. The first part of the book considers the drama's engagement ... More


The Dramatic Language of Politics

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter starts to move beyond a chronological perspective to draw an account of the dramatic language of politics. In examining the tropes of Toryism and Whiggery, it offers a careful account of ... More


Tory Plays: The Contradictions of Royalism in Crisis

SUSAN J. OWEN

in Restoration Theatre and Crisis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183877
eISBN:
9780191674129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183877.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter starts the exploration of the contradictory nature of drama, of politics, and of the relationship between the two. The Exclusion Crisis exposes and sharpens contradictions which already ... More


Romantic Toryism: Scott, Disraeli, and Others

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter discusses how historical romance emerged. Eighteenth-century fiction was mostly focused on the relationship between the gentry and other social classes. This chapter provides an analysis ... More


Samuel Johnson and the Politics of Hanoverian England

John Cannon

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204527
eISBN:
9780191676321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204527.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This is a reinterpretation of the Georgian political order. Samuel Johnson's life (1709–84) spans most of the 18th century. His contacts in the literary and cultural, scholarly, and political worlds ... More


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