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Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Catherine Robson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Many people in Great Britain and the United States can recall elderly relatives who remembered long stretches of verse learned at school decades earlier, yet most of us were never required to recite ... More


Charles Wolfe, “The Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna”

Catherine Robson

in Heart Beats: Everyday Life and the Memorized Poem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691119366
eISBN:
9781400845156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691119366.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter resurrects “The Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna.” Charles Wolfe's poem, a reimagining of the hasty interment of a fallen general after one of the land battles in the Napoleonic ... More


Ellington's Queenie Pie

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington: A Conductor Rediscovers America's Music and Its African-American Roots

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195098228
eISBN:
9780199869817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098228.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the story of Queenie Pie, Ellington's last theater work as told by the author of this book, who worked as an assistant to Ellington when it was a yet-to-be produced one-hour ... More


The College Campus: Sex 101?

Mark Regnerus and Jeremy Uecker

in Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199743285
eISBN:
9780199894741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743285.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the sex lives of college students, beginning with an extended discussion of the hookup. In-person interviews describe what hooking up means and what it’s ... More


Public Controversy and Intellectual Dissent, 1949–72

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the conservatism that continued to dominate Irish society during the 1950s and the shift that began to take place in the course of the 1960s. It assesses Butler's efforts to ... More


Finance Fictions: Realism and Psychosis in a Time of Economic Crisis

Arne De Boever

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279166
eISBN:
9780823281435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279166.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Building on both established and emerging discussions of literature and finance, Finance Fictions takes the measure of the tension between psychosis and realism in the contemporary finance novel. ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

P. J. Marshall and Alaine Low (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is volume II of a series detailing the history of the British Empire and it examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the ... More


Attending Daedalus: Gene Wolfe, Artifice and the Reader

Peter Wright

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780853238188
eISBN:
9781846312618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238188.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Attending Daedalus is the first book-length study of Gene Wolfe's four-volume The Book of the New Sun and its sequel, The Urth of the New Sun, known collectively as ‘The Urth Cycle’. Rejecting the ... More


The Stoics’ Case Against the Embodied Conception

Daniel C. Russell

in Happiness for Humans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583683
eISBN:
9780191745713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583683.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter examines the Stoics’ argument that the embodied conception of activity makes one perilously vulnerable to ethical degradation. First, it examines Cicero’s review of Stoic arguments that ... More


Wolfe's Rules: What You Must Do To Be a Writer

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this short article, Wolfe provides six succinct rules for writing success: write, complete, revise, submit, begin, sell.


Balding, Avuncular Gene's Quick and Dirty Guide to Creating Memorable Characters

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dispelling the preconception that characterisation is difficult, Wolfe provides practical advice to the aspiring writer on how to develop memorable characters. The article identifies the three core ... More


Wolfe's Irreproducible Truths about Novels

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With characteristic brevity, Wolfe provides the reader with succinct advice about the art of writing a novel. The advice ranges from the fallacy of waiting for inspiration to the importance of ... More


How to be a Writer's Family

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, Wolfe humorously acknowledges all of the familial distractions that impact on a writer working from home. In addition, he provides satirical guidance for those wishing to marry a ... More


The Handbook of Permissive English

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this article, Wolfe satirises declining standards in literacy by providing wry redefinitions of a variety of common words that often pun on misinterpretations, malapropisms and general ignorance. ... More


More than Half of You Can't Read This

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Responding to a request by the Writers of the Future Contest on Palm Sunday, 1987, Wolfe demonstrates his love of puns by offering five predictions for the next twenty-five years: one for each ... More


Wolfe's Inalienable* Truths About Reviewing

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this short article, Wolfe provides direct guidance for aspiring reviewers. He emphasises the essential qualities required for being a good reviewer and offers clear advice for how to approach ... More


Sinn Féin, ‘political wing’ of the IRA, 1948–70

Agnès Maillot

in In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The party that emerged after the Second World War was a spent force, one which the IRA nevertheless decided to reinvigorate after various unsuccessful attempts at setting up political organisations. ... More


Clinamen, or The Auto-Reject for “Posthuman” Futures

Irving Goh

in The Reject: Community, Politics, and Religion after the Subject

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262687
eISBN:
9780823266371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262687.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter takes critical distance with regard to turning to others so as to theorize or put into effect the auto-reject. This will have a certain impact on contemporary “posthuman” discourse, ... More


Interview: Gene Wolfe ‘The Legerdemain of the Wolfe’

Robert Frazier

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this interview with a playful Wolfe reprinted from Thrust: Science Fiction in Review, Winter-Spring 1983, Frazier reviews the author's early career. Wolfe lists and evaluates his short fiction and ... More


Aftermath

in Wolfe Tone: Second Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318078
eISBN:
9781846317774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317774.032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the aftermath of Theobald Wolfe Tone's death. It explains that the French government provided Tone's family with pension and financial support and he was recognised by the ... More


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