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Celebrated Sociologists

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Who among their British and foreign colleagues are held by the professors of sociology in Britain in the highest esteem either as teachers (‘mentors’) or the most notable contributors (‘models’) to ... More


Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Michael Bell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

This book reflects on humanistic education by examining the limits of the teachable in this domain. The Goethean motif of the open secret is not a mystery revealed but an utterance not understood, ... More


POSTLUDE

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0020
Subject:
Music, History, American

Samuel Barber was a brilliant American composer, whose work reflected European culture and influence. His style was noted to be clean, consistent, and conventional in form. Two points were most ... More


Classical Training for the Woman Writer

Isobel Hurst

in Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283514
eISBN:
9780191712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283514.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Although relatively few Victorian women studied Latin and Greek, earlier female classicists such as Elizabeth Carter acted as models for aspiring scholars. The support of fathers, brothers or mentors ... More


‘Macte nova virtute, puer!’: Gilbert Murray as Mentor and Friend to J. A. K. Thomson

Barbara F. McManus

in Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208791
eISBN:
9780191709029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Gilbert Murray devoted a considerable amount of time and energy to mentoring younger scholars and so any modern reassessment of the man should include information about this aspect of his ... More


Mentors and Mentoring

Ann Nichols-Casebolt

in Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378108
eISBN:
9780199932634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378108.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Good mentors recognize that fostering research integrity and modeling the responsible conduct of research in all their mentoring activities is essential to guiding protégés in what is expected for ... More


Literary Relations: Kinship and the Canon 1660-1830

Jane Spencer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262960
eISBN:
9780191718731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that kinship relations between writers, both literal and figurative, played a central part in the creation of a national tradition of English literature in the years 1660-1830. ... More


The Ambassador's Departure

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Ambassadors, by contrast to the types of exiting leaders already discussed, leave office quite gracefully and frequently serve as post-retirement mentors. They may remain on the board of directors ... More


Loss and Recovery of the Middle Territory, 350–345

Stephen Ruzicka

in Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766628
eISBN:
9780199932719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766628.003.0018
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

Literary evidence, coins, and Persian records of prisoner transfers allow us to reconstruct the story of Phoenician and Cypriot revolt in reaction to Persian efforts to mount another Egyptian ... More


Persian Success, 344–342

Stephen Ruzicka

in Trouble in the West: Egypt and the Persian Empire, 525-332 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766628
eISBN:
9780199932719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766628.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, World History: BCE to 500CE

Artaxerxes finally succeeded in reconquering Egypt in 343/2. He benefited from information provided by Mentor of Rhodes, Nectanebo's mercenary commander, who defected to Artaxerxes at Sidon in 345. ... More


Creating Interdisciplinary Research Teams and Using Consultants

John Landsverk

in The Field Research Survival Guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195325522
eISBN:
9780199893850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325522.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter addresses the need to organize collaborative research by gathering and using the collaboration of experts, mentors, and consultants. It also details how to move into the ... More


Elizabeth Carter: Essayist, Translator, Poet

Sylvia Harcstark Myers

in The Bluestocking Circle: Women, Friendship, and the Life of the Mind in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117674
eISBN:
9780191671043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117674.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Women's Literature

This chapter discusses Elizabeth Carter, whose mentor appears to be her work colleague Samuel Johnson, whom she always defended from criticism. However, due to the lack of evidence for building a ... More


The Wheel of Fortune

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0041
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's continued relationship with his mentors, offering advice to them while affecting the tone and diction of his apprentice years. In early 1952 William F. Nolan ... More


Social Work Programs: Research Capacity and Readiness for Change

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Chapter three presents a “ readiness to change” framework that administrators, faculty, interested students and community partners may use to assess a department or school’s current research climate, ... More


Postlude: “SWING ALONG!”

Marva Griffin Carter

in Swing Along: The Musical Life of Will Marion Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195108910
eISBN:
9780199865796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108910.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the final rites for Will Cook. It explains that his final rites were simple for Will himself requested it. The chapter also talks about how Will was admired by many of whose ... More


Goethe’s Open Secrets: Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship

Michael Bell

in Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers how the ironic treatment of Wilhelm Meister's process of maturing is coloured by Goethe's self-conscious irony with respect to the authority of the novel's own fictive world. ... More


Pedagogy, Fiction, and the Art of Renunciation: Wilhelm Meister’s Journeymanship, or the Renunciants

Michael Bell

in Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

This chapter shows how Goethe's much later Wilhelm Meister novel presses even more radically the critique of Wilhelm's Bildung. It becomes not just a critique of Wilhelm, but a renunciation of his ... More


Nietzsche as Educator and the Implosion of Bildung

Michael Bell

in Open Secrets: Literature, Education, and Authority from J-J. Rousseau to J. M. Coetzee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199208098
eISBN:
9780191709227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208098.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

This chapter shows how Nietzsche develops Goethe's critique of Bildung. The early essays on Schopenhauer as Educator and on The Uses and Disadvantages of History raise questions about the authority ... More


The Group as Mentor: Social Capital and the Systems Model of Creativity

Charles Hooker, Jeanne Nakamura, and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

in Group Creativity: Innovation through Collaboration

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147308
eISBN:
9780199893720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147308.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Studies suggest that group dynamics and social networks are integral components of optimal mentoring practices. This chapter analyzes the mentoring process in a space science laboratory. Although ... More


Lusieri on his Own, 1803–1806

William St. Clair

in Lord Elgin and the Marbles

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192880536
eISBN:
9780191670596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192880536.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In January 1803 Elgin and his family were to return home as all the drawings and moulds that Elgin wanted had already been constructed. Lusieri did not leave with Elgin. The drawings were thus to be ... More


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