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Epilogue

Robert Peterson

in Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0059
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes a view that recognition should be afforded to the great stars of Negro baseball at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. The chapter states ... More


Petrarch’s Second (and Third) Death

Jonathan Usher

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the concept of the solitary Petrarch and suggests that Petrarch's theory of secular fame and the various stages of death, fame, time, and eternity are already present in nuce in ... More


Where Do We Look for Reputation?: A Person’s Lifelong and Distinctive Reputational Network

Kenneth H. Craik

in Reputation: A Network Interpretation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195330922
eISBN:
9780199868292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330922.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the structure and membership of a person’s reputational network, including its size, density, and patterning. It sketches the life-span dynamics of reputational networks, with ... More


Virtue and the Double Standard

Mark Philp and Z. A. Pelczynski

in Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199645060
eISBN:
9780191741616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645060.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Does Machiavelli operate with a different standard for the public (virtue) than or the private sphere (goodness)? What is his understanding of virtue and immorality? Plamenatz argues that the double ... More


Getting What You Wish For: A Reading of the Fall

David Quint

in Inside Paradise Lost: Reading the Designs of Milton's Epic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161914
eISBN:
9781400850488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161914.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter relates the separate falls of Eve and Adam in book 9, respectively, to deeply held wishes that Milton reveals in other writings throughout his career. The fall of Eve grows out of the ... More


Chaucer from Prentice to Poet: The Metaphor of Love in Dream Visions and Troilus and Criseyde

Edward I. Condren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032412
eISBN:
9780813038339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032412.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

While covering all the major work produced by Geoffrey Chaucer in his pre-Canterbury Tales career, this book seeks to correct the traditional interpretations of these poems. The author provides new ... More


The Tudors: Famous for Five Centuries*

DAVID STARKEY

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the question of why the Tudors have been famous for five hundred years. One reason is the availability of actual representations of them through art, which allows people to see ... More


Earl Hines: In Appreciation

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Earl Hines was one of the few contemporary pianists who molded the history of jazz music. In a cold Friday evening in 1964, Earl Hines performed the first on a multiple series of concerts held at ... More


Greece and Rome

John Casey

in After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In ancient Greece a new idea of immortality emerges—hope, not for personal survival, but fame and eternal memory. This becomes an official doctrine of both Greece and Rome, but one might doubt how ... More


Pope's Family Trade

Paul Davis

in Translation and the Poet's Life: The Ethics of Translating in English Culture, 1646-1726

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297832
eISBN:
9780191711572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297832.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter measures the impact of the customary equations of translating with trade and with kinship on Pope's version of the Iliad (1715-20) and the version of the Odyssey (1725-6), which he ... More


The Power of Law

Bernard Cooke

in Power and the Spirit of God: Toward an Experience-Based Pneumatology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195174519
eISBN:
9780199835119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174518.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Fame and good reputation have long been recognized as powerful forces of motivation. A person's good name and credibility can be enhanced or damaged by report or rumours; to so influence one's public ... More


The Economy of Esteem: An Essay on Civil and Political Society

Geoffrey Brennan and Philip Pettit

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199246489
eISBN:
9780191601460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246483.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

However much people want esteem, it is an untradeable commodity: there is no way that I can buy the good opinion of another or sell to others my good opinion of them. But though it is a non-tradable ... More


Conclusion: The Quest for Power, Fame, and Prestige

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The concluding chapter stresses the influence of conservatism and romanticism on Disraeli's understanding of the Eastern Question. The experiences of the Greek Revolution are highlighted, as well as ... More


The Issue of Fame as Index of Poetic Value

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In rejecting the notion that popular taste is the arbiter of poetic authenticity, Shinkei acknowledges that the common people or the majority, who are incapable of appreciating the greatest minds, ... More


Consolidating his Beliefs: The Crimean War and the Ministerial Years

Miloš Ković

in Disraeli and the Eastern Question

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199574605
eISBN:
9780191595134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574605.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The Crimean War played a decisive role in consolidating Disraeli's perceptions of the Eastern Question. Guided by Aberdeen's example and following Palmerston's tactics, he claimed that Russia had to ... More


Publicity and Individual Responses

Geoffrey Brennan and Philip Pettit

in The Economy of Esteem: An Essay on Civil and Political Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199246489
eISBN:
9780191601460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246483.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Esteem requires observation; and the magnitude of the esteem (or disesteem) on offer seems likely to be a function of audience size and quality. ‘Publicity’ can then be understood either in terms of ... More


‘Inheritors of Unfulfill'd Renown’: Championing Romantic Poets

Juliette Atkinson

in Victorian Biography Reconsidered: A Study of Nineteenth-Century 'Hidden' Lives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572137
eISBN:
9780191722967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572137.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers yet another way in which obscurity was valued: for many Romantic poets, it was a sign of their sophistication, and would be overcome by a later audience who would confer on ... More


The Submission of Irish Kings in Fact and Fiction

Patrick Sims‐Williams

in Irish Influence on Medieval Welsh Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588657
eISBN:
9780191595431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588657.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses possible allusions in the Second Branch of the Mabinogi, Branwen, to Irish customs relating to hospitality and submission to an overlord, with particular reference to Brian ... More


Introduction: Viṭṭhal Beckons

Ramchandra Chintaman Dhere

in Rise of a Folk God: Vitthal of Pandharpur

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199777594
eISBN:
9780199919048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777594.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Introduction establishes the significance of the god Viṭṭhal of Pandharpur for the religious history of Maharashtra from the eleventh or twelfth century onwards, pointing out that for the Vārkarī ... More


Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame

H. J. Jackson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300174793
eISBN:
9780300213300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300174793.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Great writers of the past whose works we still read and love will be read forever. They will survive the test of time. We remember authors of true genius because their writings are simply the best. ... More


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