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Shakespeare and Laughter: A Cultural History

Indira Ghose

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076923
eISBN:
9781781700983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book examines laughter in the Shakespearean theatre, in the context of a cultural history of early modern laughter, and looks at various strands of the early modern discourse on laughter, ... More


Substance

John Heil

in The Universe As We Find It

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199596201
eISBN:
9780191741876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596201.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter gives an account of substances as property bearers. Substance and property are correlative notions: substances are property bearers and properties are particular ways particular ... More


The Functions of Letter-Writing

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter deals with the functional aspects of letters, arguing that the epistolary form was appropriated for an increasing variety of uses over the course of the 16th century. It also charts ... More


From Courtesy to Civility: Changing Codes of Conduct in Early Modern England

Anna Bryson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217657
eISBN:
9780191678264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217657.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

In any society, a foreigner learning the language must also learn what passes for good manners. The same is true for the historian trying to understand the social rules of a period and why these ... More


Judging New Wealth: Popular Publishing and Responses to Commerce in England, 1750–1800

James Raven

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202370
eISBN:
9780191675300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202370.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This book explores popular literature and the book trade in the second half of the 18th century. Based on intensive research into the production and sale of literature ranging from novels and ... More


Introduction

Anna Bryson

in From Courtesy to Civility: Changing Codes of Conduct in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217657
eISBN:
9780191678264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217657.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to explore the nature and development of early modern conceptions of good manners, and examine some of the particular forms ... More


Conclusion

Anna Bryson

in From Courtesy to Civility: Changing Codes of Conduct in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217657
eISBN:
9780191678264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217657.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts from the author. The book showed the value of approaching 16th- and 17th-century ‘good manners’ as coherent ... More


Lying in Early Modern English Culture: From the Oath of Supremacy to the Oath of Allegiance

Andrew Hadfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789468
eISBN:
9780191831287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789468.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Lying in Early Modern English Culture is a major study of ideas of truth and falsehood from the advent of the Reformation to the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot. The period is characterized by panic ... More


Picturing the Shanghai Artist: Subjects and Audiences

Roberta Wue

in Art Worlds: Artists, Images, and Audiences in Late Nineteenth-Century Shanghai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888208463
eISBN:
9789888313280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208463.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Looks at portraits of the art world produced by Shanghai’s best-known artist, Ren Bonian (1840-1896). Unique for their near-exclusive focus on art world sitters, these are portraits in which the ... More


Education for Subsistence

Gary Holthaus

in Learning Native Wisdom: What Traditional Cultures Teach Us about Subsistence, Sustainibility, and Spirtuality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124872
eISBN:
9780813135281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124872.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Survival proves to be a central issue, not only for humans, but for all other creatures as well. The need arises to identify the type of education that is needed so that the wisdom required for ... More


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