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Recasting Boundaries and Identity in Nineteenth-Century European Prayer Books

Yoel H. Kahn

in The Three Blessings: Boundaries, Censorship, and Identity in Jewish Liturgy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195373295
eISBN:
9780199893294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373295.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In order to enjoy emancipation from their historical disabilities, early modern Jews had to persuade the governments and citizenry of the states in which they lived to stop considering Jews as ... More


Racial Steering in Real Estate: Peter Koehn v. Continental Casualty Company

Roger W. Shuy

in Fighting over Words: Language and Civil Law Cases

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328837
eISBN:
9780199870165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328837.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A nonprofit organization created to eliminate unlawful, discriminatory housing routinely investigates complaints by black citizens who complain about being steered to all-black areas of housing. This ... More


Styles and Stereotypes: Laotian American Girls' Linguistic Negotiation of Identity

Mary Bucholtz

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The chapter considers the different ways in which Southeast Asian American youth may use local varieties of English to negotiate ideologies of race and Asianness in the production of identity. Based ... More


Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This volume provides a comprehensive survey of the spelling system of Older and Modern Scots, illustrating how this orthographic system has developed partly in response to historical shifts in ... More


“It is De Age of Colonial Concern”: Vernacular Fictions and Political Belonging

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this final chapter, late modernism’s outward turn captures the changes in political belonging wrought by the twin phenomena of decolonization and mass migration from the Caribbean to British ... More


Anti-terrorism, citizenship and security

Lee Jarvis and Michael Lister

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091599
eISBN:
9781781708316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091599.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book explores how different publics make sense of and evaluate anti-terrorism powers within the UK, and the implications of this for citizenship and security. Since 9/11, the UK’s anti-terrorism ... More


American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Molly A. Warsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Patterns of pearl cultivation and circulation reveal vernacular practices that shaped emerging imperial ideas about value and wealth in the early modern world. Pearls’ variability and subjective ... More


“Yes, sir, I was the one who got away”: Postcolonial Emergence and the Vernacular Canon

Ankhi Mukherjee

in What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the emergence of English as a global and englobing vernacular with reference to Anglophone literature from South Asia, focusing on language rather than nation as its creative ... More


Past and Present Matter(s): Vernacular Architecture, the Caribbean House, and the Building Blocks of Literature

Jason Herbeck

in Architextual Authenticity: Constructing Literature and Literary Identity in the French Caribbean

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940391
eISBN:
9781786944948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940391.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

As a complement to the in-depth literary analyses that follow, Chapter 1 begins by examining a bona fide architectural structure, the Haitian gingerbread house, as a literal—i.e. ... More


Word and Image: Expanding Vernacular Narratives

Alexandra Green

in Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888390885
eISBN:
9789882204850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390885.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

As Chapter Four demonstrates, the murals were part of the efflorescence of Nyaungyan and Konbaung dynasty literary activity, visual counterparts to vernacular, Pāli, and dramatic productions. The ... More


Defending Mother Earth: Biocentrism and Nature-Venerating Spiritualities

Joseph D. Witt

in Religion and Resistance in Appalachia: Faith and the Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168128
eISBN:
9780813168753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168128.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines a third thread of religious resistance to mountaintop removal, a set of perspectives broadly listed under the category of nature-venerating spiritualities. Most basically, these ... More


The Making of an Imperial Critic, 1875–81

Edwin Hirschmann

in Robert Knight: Reforming Editor in Victorian India

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696226
eISBN:
9780199080557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696226.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses Knight's views on imperial issues. Despite his liberal background, Knight had not been dogmatically anti-Tory in 1876. He even wrote that he thought the Conservatives better ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book is an account of the evolution of the spelling system, or orthography, of Scots, the language of lowland Scotland. Substantial written records in Scots survive from the fourteenth century ... More


The Development of Modern Scots Orthography

Jennifer Bann and John Corbett

in Spelling Scots: The Orthography of Literary Scots, 1700-2000

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748643059
eISBN:
9781474416085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643059.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

The later Older Scots period is marked by a language shift that saw a drastic reduction in the domains in which Scots was written. The corresponding shift towards the norms of written standard ... More


‘Words Filled With Tears’: Amorous Discourse as Lamentation in the Palaiologan Romances

Panagiotis Agapitos

in Greek Laughter and Tears: Antiquity and After

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474403795
eISBN:
9781474435130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403795.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines a particular way in which feelings of love are expressed in the Palaiologan romances (c. 1250–1350). This manner of expression is presented through the systematic use of an ... More


Alexander Nevsky and the Stalinist Museum

Kevin Bartig

in Composing for the Red Screen: Prokofiev and Soviet Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967599
eISBN:
9780199333240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967599.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The film for which Prokofiev composed his third film score, Alexander Nevsky, casts the victory of the thirteenth-century, proto-Russian Prince Alexander over invading Teutonic Knights as an allegory ... More


Disability, Narrative Normativity, and the Stigmatized Vernacular of Communicative (in)Competence

Amy Shuman

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Amy Shuman starts us off with chapter 1, “Disability, Narrative Normativity, and the Stigmatized Vernacular of Communicative (in)Competence,” which builds on her previous work with Diane E. Goldstein ... More


Invoking The Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities

Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

In chapter 3, “Invoking the Relative: A New Perspective on Family Lore in Stigmatized Communities,” Sheila Bock and Kate Parker Horigan further extend this volume’s section on disability, ... More


Jazz Dance Styles

Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter offers a brief overview of jazz dance styles. Styles that are defined include authentic jazz dance, tap dance, club jazz dance, jazz-influenced dance, rhythm-generated jazz dance, ... More


The Transmission of AfricanAmerican Concert Dance and American Jazz Dance

Gill Wright Miller

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Dance

What connects African-American concert dance and jazz dance? On the one hand, both forms derive from the same root: African vernacular dance. It is easy to identify elements of African aesthetics in ... More


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