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Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry

Yasmin Haskell

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262849
eISBN:
9780191734588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262849.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This is the first dedicated study of the classical-style, Latin didactic poetry produced by the Society of Jesus in the early modern period. The Jesuits were the most prolific composers of such ... More


Carving Sutras into Stone before the Catastrophe: The Inscription of 1118 at Cloud Dwelling Monastery near Beijing: Elsley Zeitlyn Lecture on Chinese Archaeology and Culture

Lothar Ledderose

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses the unearthed engraved stones created by the Buddhist monks of the Cloud Dwelling Monastery. It reveals that the rubbings of the inscriptions on these stones can help in ... More


Line Matters

Klaus Hentschel

in Mapping the Spectrum: Techniques of Visual Representation in Research and Teaching

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509530
eISBN:
9780191709050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509530.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Starting with the older techniques of copper engraving and etching, this chapter examines the radical impact of new techniques such as lithography, color lithography on up to six different stones. ... More


Tzatzoe in Kuruman

Roger S. Levine

in A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter describes the search for Tzatzoe, which led John Philip to the Kuruman mission station. After looking in the old mission church, the modern archive and classroom building, the visitors' ... More


Passing Performances: Ellen Craft’s Fugitive Selves

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter continues reinterpreting otherwise banal nineteenth-century behaviors and fierce acts of bravery as forms of black performance art in by shifting to an examination of fugitive slave ... More


Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690-1840

Aileen Douglas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198789185
eISBN:
9780191831102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198789185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Work in Hand: Script, Print, and Writing, 1690–1840 argues that between the late seventeenth and early nineteenth centuries manual writing was a dynamic technology. It examines script in relation to ... More


Trade and Industry

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/9780198063117.003.0031
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author presents an account of the science of mechanics in England and its various uses in trade and industry, including mills, foundries, steam engines, water-works, etc. He describes the ... More


Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

John M. Coward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040269
eISBN:
9780252098529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040269.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the second half of the nineteenth century, Americans swarmed to take in a raft of new illustrated journals and papers. Engravings and drawings of “buckskinned braves” and “Indian princesses” ... More


Inscriptions

Vilém Flusser, Mark Poster, and Nancy Ann Roth

in Does Writing Have a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670222
eISBN:
9781452947228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670222.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explains how writing began by drawing on the fields of etymology and archaeology. Writing comes from the Latin scribere, meaning “to scratch,” while the Greek graphein means “to dig.” ... More


Writing (Down) Music

Angelica Goodden

in Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683833
eISBN:
9780191766190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683833.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter starts by considering the permanence of the printed word and its relation to Rousseau's efforts at engraving letters and inscriptions in Turin and elsewhere. His relaxed upbringing and ... More


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