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Introduction

Michael Millgate

in Testamentary Acts: Browning, Tennyson, James, Hardy

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183662
eISBN:
9780191674099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183662.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Many writers of the last two centuries looked at Sir Walter Scott as a supreme model of career closure and of noble dying. In his last years, aware of the immensity of his reputation, he collaborated ... More


Intestinal systems

A. Schmidt-Rhaesa

in The Evolution of Organ Systems

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566687
eISBN:
9780191718007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566687.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Animals obtain nutrients using a two-step procedure: food collection and uptake by endocytosis. In eumetazoans, a particular intestinal tract evolved, making it possible to digest food prior to the ... More


THE LIBRETTO

Beth L. Glixon and Jonathan E. Glixon

in Inventing the Business of Opera: The Impresario and His World in Seventeenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195154160
eISBN:
9780199868483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154160.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter takes a broad look at the opera libretto; it considers the profession of librettist, the selection of the libretto for a particular season, publishing and printing privileges, revisions ... More


Building materials: nature, origins, and processing Building materials: nature, origins, and processing

Mike Hansell

in Animal Architecture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507529
eISBN:
9780191709838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507529.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Animals are surrounded by potential materials, mineral and organic, where mineral is represented by mud and stones, and organic includes those of animal, plant, and fungal origin. These materials ... More


Introduction

Marina Belozerskaya

in Medusa’s Gaze: The Extraordinary Journey of the Tazza Farnese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199739318
eISBN:
9780199979356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739318.003.0000
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

The Introduction briefly outlines the history of the Tazza and its changing fortunes from a prized possession of the mightiest rulers to little known ancient artifact today. It acknowledges the gaps ... More


The Catullan Corpus, Greek Epigram, and the Poetry of Objects *

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Greek papyri, especially of epigrams, are used to show the connections and problems of the Catullan corpus. It is argued that a three-book collected edition does not fit the ancient material: poems ... More


Out of the China Closet

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter analyzes women's antique china collecting in late-nineteenth-century New England. It argues that china hunting guides represented the woman collector as bold and savvy while presenting ... More


Epilogue

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0030
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter studies the activities of Louise Kellogg after the death of her longtime companion and friend, Annie Montague Alexander. One of these was her two trips to Baja California with Annetta ... More


Farewell

M.N. Srinivas

in The Remembered Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077459
eISBN:
9780199081165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the author's thoughts on the last few days of his stay in Rampura. It reflects on how he enjoyed his work and encounters with villagers from different castes and classes. In ... More


How Senior Managers Value Information Management Practices

DONALD A. MARCHAND, WILLIAM J. KETTINGER, and JOHN D. ROLLINS

in Information Orientation: The Link to Business Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252213
eISBN:
9780191714276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252213.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter focuses on how well senior managers perceive their company in managing information to improve business performance. It discusses the underlying information practices associated with the ... More


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