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An Accidental Homer: Accidents of Homeric Reception in the Modern Caribbean

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The starting point for this chapter is Antonio Benítez‐Rojo's concept of the ‘path of words’ to explain the repetition of motifs in travel writers who undertake the same journeys. This repetitive ... More


The End of the ‘Tinker’: Irish Writing after Traveller Politicization

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The fifth chapter traces the replacement of the ‘stage tinker’ by the more even-handed portrayals of Travellers in the work of politically sensitive dramatists Bryan MacMahon, Tom Murphy, and John ... More


From Yankee Doodle to “Devil Anse”: Literary, Graphic, and Ideological Progenitors, 1700–1899

Anthony Harkins

in Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189506
eISBN:
9780199788835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189506.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the literary antecedents of the hillbilly representation in America that grew out of the separate but overlapping “image streams” of the New England rustic yokel “Brother ... More


At the Boundaries of Fiction: Samuel Paterson’s Another Traveller!

Katherine S.H. Turner

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

For some 200 years, the ‘imitations’ of Sterne’s A Sentimental Journey which fill the ‘minor fiction’ pages of bibliographies have been subject to critical denigration. This chapter examines one of ... More


Screening the Travel(l)er

Mary Burke

in 'Tinkers': Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566464
eISBN:
9780191721670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566464.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The arrival of mass film and television reshaped the long-established literary conceit of the tinker. Thus, the final chapter considers screen portrayals of Travellers, particularly contemporary ... More


. Travellers and Other Transients: Patrick Leigh Fermor and his Followers (1945–1998)

Peter Hulme

in Remnants of Conquest: The Island Caribs and their Visitors, 1877-1998

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112150
eISBN:
9780191670688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112150.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Twelve years after Jean Rhys's visit, it was from Elma Napier's house that Patrick Leigh Fermor set out to visit the Caribs. Fermor's account of his visit to the Carib Reserve was published in the ... More


Up Yon Wide and Lonely Glen: Travellers' Songs, Stories and Tunes of the Fetterangus Stewarts

Elizabeth Stewart

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033087
eISBN:
9781617033094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033087.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Elizabeth Stewart is a highly acclaimed singer, pianist, and accordionist whose reputation has spread widely not only as an outstanding musician but as the principal inheritor and advocate of her ... More


Irish Travellers and the nineteenth century ‘Others’

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This study attempts to understand the contradictory and complex images of the Irish Travellers as constructed within both hegemonic and counter-hegemonic cultural impulses, and as viewed by both the ... More


Irish Travellers and the bardic tradition

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Macalister posited a mixed ethnogenesis for Irish Travellers. The likely cross-fertilisation between ‘literary’ Travellers and travelling craftsmen was highlighted to take an interest in Travellers ... More


The counter-tradition and symbolic inversion

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter describes what may be termed a ‘counter-tradition’ to that which proposes an anti-Traveller discourse in Irish tradition. This counter-tradition manifests itself in a story entitled ... More


The dichotomy of Self and Other: Some considerations

Mícheál Ó hAodha

in ‘Insubordinate Irish’: Travellers in the Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083044
eISBN:
9781781702437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083044.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter presents an examination of Traveller alterity. It briefly describes the philosophical possibilities that exist for a movement beyond the ‘politics of difference’ as it currently stands ... More


William Dean Howells's ‘Altrurian’ Aesthetic in the Modern Marketplace

Frank Christianson

in Philanthropy in British and American Fiction: Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot and Howells

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625086
eISBN:
9780748652068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625086.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses William Dean Howells's attempts to negotiate the tension between the increasingly contradictory strands of liberal thought in his novels A Hazard of New Fortunes, Annie Kilburn ... More


Visions of England: New Age Travellers and the idea of ethnicity

Kevin Hetherington

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter includes some reprinted material from New Age travellers, vanloads of uproarious humanity, a book written by Kevin Hetherington. Some of the extracts are edited, and these scrutinise the ... More


Issues of rurality and good practice: Gypsy Traveller pupils in schools

Kalwant Bhopal

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses some aspects of good practice in a mixed comprehensive school in a rural village. It argues that the rural setting has an effect on anti-racist strategies, issues of ... More


Encircling Graphs

Arthur Benjamin, Gary Chartrand, and Ping Zhang

in The Fascinating World of Graph Theory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175638
eISBN:
9781400852000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175638.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter considers Hamiltonian graphs, a class of graphs named for nineteenth-century physicist and mathematician Sir William Rowan Hamilton. In 1835 Hamilton discovered that complex numbers ... More


Gypsies and Travellers: Empowerment and inclusion in British society

Joanna Richardson and A. Ka Tat Tsang (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428950
eISBN:
9781447307761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The eviction at Dale Farm in the UK in 2011 brought the conflicting issues relating to Gypsy and Traveller accommodation to the attention of the world's media. However, as the furore surrounding the ... More


Gypsy, Roma and Traveller women: how community work can both challenge and contribute to gender inequalities

Holly Notcutt

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents an account of the author's community development work with Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller (GRT) women in the East of England from 2010 to 2016. It summarises a range of ... More


Old Washington

Karl Raitz and Nancy O’Malley

in Kentucky's Frontier Highway: Historical Landscapes along the Maysville Road

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813136646
eISBN:
9780813141343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136646.003.0029
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Washington, now called “Old Washington,” was four miles inland from the Ohio's Limestone landing and became a stopover for early settlers. Established in 1785 on land purchased from Simon Kenton, the ... More


Blindness, Empathy, and ‘Feeling Seeing’: Literary Accounts of Blind Experience

Mark Paterson

in Seeing with the Hands: Blindness, Vision and Touch After Descartes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474405317
eISBN:
9781474418614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474405317.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since Descartes, most discussions of blindness have been in terms of what Kleegecalls ‘the Hypothetical Blind Man’, a blank-blind figure, rendered mute. In contrast, the twentieth century offered a ... More


The UK Gypsy, Traveller and Roma third sector: a Gypsy industry or route to empowerment?

Andrew Ryder

Sarah Cemlyn (ed.)

in Community Groups in Context: Local Activities and Actions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327776
eISBN:
9781447327806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327776.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

The chapter analyses the historical and contemporary condition of the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma (GTR) civil society movement, its strengths, achievements, threats and pitfalls and the motivation, ... More


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