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Introduction

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma: Its Early History in Law, Religion, and Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195394238
eISBN:
9780199897452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394238.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter introduces the book's usage of “dharma texts,”, and proposes a chronology of the eleven discussed. It then takes up the three main texts used, the two Sanskrit epics and Manu, offering ... More


The Nārāyaṇīya and the Early Reading Communities of the Mahābhārata

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses a unit of the twelfth book of the Mahābhārata, the Nārāyaṇīya, for its bearing on the textual and religious history of post-Vedic and classical India. Although no portion of ... More


Textual Scholarship and the Making of the New Testament

David C. Parker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199657810
eISBN:
9780191744860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657810.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

As a result of the advent of the computer, the concept and realization of critical editions are being rethought. This book, originally the Lyell Lectures in Bibliography at Oxford University, ... More


Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera

Philip Gossett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226304823
eISBN:
9780226304885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304885.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This book is an account of how opera comes to the stage, filled with the author's personal experiences of triumphant—and even failed—performances, and suffused with his passion for music. Writing as ... More


Editions and Resources

H.A.G. Houghton

in The Latin New Testament: A Guide to its Early History, Texts, and Manuscripts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198744733
eISBN:
9780191805905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744733.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

The following editions of the Latin New Testament are described in detail: Sabatier, Bibliorum Sacrorum Versiones Italicae; the Vetus Latina edition (including the Aus der Geschichte der lateinischen ... More


The Romance of the Critical Edition

in Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226304823
eISBN:
9780226304885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304885.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

Critical editions of nineteenth-century Italian operas make available the best texts that modern scholarship, musicianship, and editorial technique can produce. A critical edition of Rigoletto is ... More


Scholars and Performers: The Case of Semiramide

in Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226304823
eISBN:
9780226304885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304885.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

Until the Metropolitan Opera's 1990 production, the copies of the 1962 La Scala score and materials derived from it served as the basis for modern revivals of Semiramide. However, during those years, ... More


‘Without a Harmonising Medium’: Eliot in 1919, and Contemporary Criticism of Early Modern Drama

Steven Matthews

in T.S. Eliot and Early Modern Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199574773
eISBN:
9780191760037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574773.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Poetry

Chapter One establishes one important ground for this study, since it reviews Eliot's early understanding of the Early Modern period by outlining the books upon it which he owned, and to which he ... More


Processing

Andrew Piper

in Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226669724
eISBN:
9780226669748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669748.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The early-nineteenth-century editors played an integral role in producing the creative heritage upon which the imagined communities of emerging European nation states were to be based. For editors ... More


Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Cynthia Damon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724063
eISBN:
9780191791260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724063.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is a companion volume to the Oxford Classical Text edition of Caesar's Bellum ciuile. It has three parts. The first is a supplement to the edition's Preface, providing a fuller background ... More


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