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No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Cynthia Tucker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This biography follows three generations of ministers' mothers, daughters, and wives as their family—one of America's foremost Unitarian dynasties—spreads out across the continent and their liberal ... More


Duke Bluebeard's Castle: The Nietzschean Condition and Polarity of Characterizations: Diatonic‐Chromatic Extremes

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at Door V, Bluebeard's Domain, which represents the culminating point for the polarity of darkness and light, based on large-scale and local use of geometrically expanding ... More


The Trouble with Elephants

Eviatar Zerubavel

in The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195187175
eISBN:
9780199943371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187175.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores the costs considered for the benefits of conspiracies of silence. Silence is not just a product, but also a major source, of fear (which also explains why it impedes the ... More


The Rush of Words

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With the marriage of Abby's oldest son Thomas Lamb Eliot (1841–1936) and Henrietta Robins Mack (1845‐1940), the scene shifts to Portland, OR, where the new pastor virtually replicates his father's ... More


Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Jill Stauffer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical loneliness is the experience of being abandoned by humanity, compounded by the cruelty of wrongs not being heard. It is the result of multiple lapses on the part of human beings and political ... More


Precarity and Hope: Social Connectedness in Postcapitalist Japan

Anne Allison

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In postwar Japan, durable attachments—to workplace and family—were the normative ideal. In post-Bubble Japan, the family-corporate system, along with its logics of time and security, has started to ... More


Ethical Loneliness

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Establishes what ethical loneliness is and why it is a problem. Supports its argument both with a phenomenology of the concept and support from concrete cases of injustice.


‘Oh, ’tis love, ’tis love …’: Privileged Partnership in Dickens

Michiel Heyns

in Expulsion and the Nineteenth-Century Novel: The Scapegoat in English Realist Fiction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182702
eISBN:
9780191673870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182702.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Since the manifest design of a Charles Dickens novel is directed at redemption and restoration, the heroine is most often and most overtly the agent of such. In accordance with a simple compulsion or ... More


Reflections of a Zen Buddhist Nun

Kim Iryop

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838782
eISBN:
9780824871468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838782.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The life and work of Kim Iryŏp (1896–1971) bear witness to Korea's encounter with modernity. A prolific writer, Iryŏp reflected on identity and existential loneliness in her poems, short stories, and ... More


Afterword

Diane Enns

in Love in the Dark: Philosophy by Another Name

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178969
eISBN:
9780231542098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178969.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In a brief Afterword, the author reflects on friendship love as sustaining in ways that are often underestimated in a contemporary social realm that emphasizes coupledom at the expense of all other ... More


Foreword (Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine): First published as a Foreword in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine 3rd edn. (2004), eds. D. Doyle, G. Hanks, N. Cherny and K. Calman, pp. xvii–xx. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0043
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter presents the 2004 foreword to the third edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine. Here, Cicely Saunders gathers up much of these influences and thoughts about development ... More


Friendship as Sacred Knowing: Overcoming Isolation

Samuel Kimbriel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199363988
eISBN:
9780199378500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363988.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This work addresses itself to the modern experience of isolation. Stories of loneliness amidst the fragmentation of community are familiar in this age, as are tales of alienation provoked by the ... More


The Voice of the Heart: The Working of Mervyn Peake's Imagination

G. Peter Winnington

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310225
eISBN:
9781846314391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314391
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The works of Mervyn Peake have fascinated readers for sixty years. His Gormenghast sequence of novels stands as one of the great imaginative accomplishments of twentieth-century literature. This book ... More


On A Madman's Diary

Jeremy Tambling

in Madmen and Other Survivors: Reading Lu Xun's Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098244
eISBN:
9789882207158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098244.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents a reading of A Madman's Diary, the first, and one of the most influential of Lu Xun's short stories. It seems that two possible sources for A Madman's Diary were personal: the ... More


Thinking in Dark Times

Roger Berkowitz

in Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief review of Hannah Arendt's works, including Men in Dark Times where she responds to what she calls the light of the public that ... More


Stability and Change in Internalizing Problems in the Transition to Early Adolescence: Genetic and Environmental Influences

Kirby Deater-Deckard and Shirley McGuire

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Internalizing problems in childhood and adolescence reflect a broad array of emotions, including feelings of sadness, loneliness, depression, anxiety, ... More


Yosl Mlotek

in Voices from Shanghai: Jewish Exiles in Wartime China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226181660
eISBN:
9780226181684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181684.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “The Lament of My Mother” (1941), a poem written by Yosl Mlotek either before he arrived in Shanghai or shortly after he reached China in the summer or early fall of 1941. The ... More


Yosl Mlotek

in Voices from Shanghai: Jewish Exiles in Wartime China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226181660
eISBN:
9780226181684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181684.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “A Letter...” (1943), a poem written by Yosl Mlotek. Throughout the poem, Mlotek evokes the imagery of distance, of unreachability: writing letters about heaven, stars, ... More


Loneliness during the Transition to Early Adolescence

Shirley Mcguire and Jeanie Clifford

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines children's reports of loneliness while they were making the transition into early adolescence. Loneliness is often conceptualized as ... More


Using the Social Relations Model to Examine Correlates of Adolescent Humor: The Role of Temperament and Well-Being

Beth Manke and Coleen Carlson

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Humor is often cited as a desirable personality trait and a panacea for all that ails us. It is thought that people who consistently use humor in their ... More


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