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The other Henry: Windsor and France

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Henry Howard's friendship with the illegitimate son of Henry VIII, Henry Fitzroy, the Duke of Richmond and Somerset, took him from childhood to early manhood. In the years between 1529 and 1536, when ... More


Comedy and Metamorphosis

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and Ovid

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183242
eISBN:
9780191673986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183242.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter argues that The Taming of the Shrew, one of William Shakespeare's earliest comedies, laid out a programme for his subsequent Ovidianism. It explains that this programme, based on Ovid's ... More


My Quandary

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Ivorybill Hunters: Search for Proof in a Flooded Wilderness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195323467
eISBN:
9780199773855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323467.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

With a growing certainty that his team had found Ivory-billed Woodpeckers along the Choctawhatchee River in Florida, Hill has to decide how to follow up on the sightings. One option is to contact the ... More


Sin City North: Sex, Drugs, and Citizenship in the Detroit-Windsor Borderland

Holly M. Karibo

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625201
eISBN:
9781469625225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625201.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Sin City North examines the history of illicit economies in the Detroit-Windsor borderland during the post-World War II period. Karibo uncovers a thriving illegal border culture in the bars, ... More


Ode to London

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0027
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author hires lodgings in London, has an interview with the president of the Board of Control, is introduced at court, and gets the attention of the princes and the nobility. He notes the city's ... More


Weekends in Windsor: Castles, China, and Corgis

Cele C. Otnes and Pauline Maclaran

in Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273658
eISBN:
9780520962149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273658.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a case study of Windsor, England. Located just twenty-three miles from London, it is home to the venerable Windsor Castle and is the queen’s favorite weekend getaway. During both ... More


Friends Like These: William Windsor and Edmund Mortimer, 1369–1381

Brendan Smith

in Crisis and Survival in Late Medieval Ireland: The English of Louth and Their Neighbours, 1330-1450

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199594757
eISBN:
9780191756313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594757.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

William Windsor’s time as governor saw the threat from the Irish of Ulster increase, with the O’Neill menace checked by the efforts of Milo Sweteman, archbishop of Armagh. Windsor campaigned in the ... More


Contemporary readings: Oldcastle/Falstaff, Cobham/Essex

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses how the plays studied in this book were read and received by contemporaries in order to test and confirm aspects of the analysis conducted thus far. It starts with an ... More


Damnable Iteration: Falstaff, Master of Biblical Allusion

Hannibal Hamlin

in The Bible in Shakespeare

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677610
eISBN:
9780191757105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677610.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The character Falstaff appears in two history plays and a comedy: Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and The Merry Wives of Windsor. Which allusions does Falstaff make consciously and which ... More


World War II and the 1942 Nassau Riot

Gail Saunders

in Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062549
eISBN:
9780813051550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062549.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 describes key events that affected the racial divide in the Bahamas between1940 and 1945. During World War II, the Bahamas assumed strategic importance as an antisubmarine and aircraft ... More


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