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By Accident or Design: Writing the Victorian Metropolis

Paul Fyfe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198732334
eISBN:
9780191796678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732334.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

‘On the banks of the Thames it is a tremendous chapter of accidents.’ As Henry James surveys London in 1888, he sums up what had fascinated urban observers for a century: the random and even ... More


Perceptual Ephemera

Thomas Crowther and Clare Mac Cumhaill (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198722304
eISBN:
9780191789120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722304.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Most research in philosophy of perception has focused on the perceptual experience of three-dimensional, solid, bounded, and coherent material objects. But we also perceive such things as rainbows, ... More


‘The Most Beautiful Factory in the World’: the power of the garden image

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

An analysis of the extensive collections of photographs, illustrations, films and ephemera in company archives provides a fresh perspective on the factory gardens and parks. By means of illustrated ... More


The Antennal Sensilla of the Nymph of Ephemera Danica

Manuela Rebora and Elda Gaino

in International Advances in the Ecology, Zoogeography, and Systematics of Mayflies and Stoneflies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098688
eISBN:
9780520943803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098688.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the results of the first ultrastructural investigation of the sensilla of mayfly Ephemera danica using Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy (SEM, TEM). The findings ... More


The Learned Press: Printing for the University

Ian Gadd

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

This chapter surveys the works printed by the press for the University of Oxford. The book describes the published catalogues of the Bodleian Library and other collections in Oxford, an area of ... More


The Learned Press: Classics and Related Works

Ian Gadd

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume I: Beginnings to 1780

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199557318
eISBN:
9780191772320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557318.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Economic History

Until the eighteenth century, the use of Latin dominated all aspects of academic life, providing a lingua franca for scholars in every subject across Europe, while Greek remained the door to the ... More


Oral Tradition as <i>A Tale of a Tub</i>: Jonathan Swift’s Oratorial Machines

Paula McDowell

in The Invention of the Oral: Print Commerce and Fugitive Voices in Eighteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226456966
eISBN:
9780226457017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457017.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In 1695 the lapse of the Licensing Act ended prepublication censorship and restrictions on the number of presses. The decade that saw an exponential increase in the number of printers also saw the ... More


The armless artist and the lightning cartoonist: performing popular culture at the Crystal Palace <i>c</i>.1900

Ann Roberts

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

in After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Discussions of art at the Crystal Palace have largely focussed on sculpture and architecture from the past contained in its Fine Arts Courts. This chapter explores the role of art via a different ... More


Deviant Properties: Street Observation Studies

Jordan Sand

in Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 4 centers on the activities of the Street Observation Studies Society, a group of artists, historians, and others who won a broad following with their documentation of overlooked and ... More


Items Ephemera of the Obelisk Press

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a list of ephemera published by the Obelisk Press. These include the flyers for Peter Neagoe's Storm and for Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer, and printed postcard promoting ... More


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