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The Reader and the Text

R. P. Carroll

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the first of five chapters on the Old Testament and the reader, and addresses the question of the reader and the text. The first section looks at the social context of reading. The second ... More


The History of American Magazines, 1741–1860

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter looks at the history of American magazines during the period 1741–1860. It first traces the origins of magazines in Europe, where magazine publishing began in the late seventeenth ... More


Milton in the Twentieth Century

Tom Lockwood

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines Milton not as an absolute, but as a concept historically constructed and changing over time. It examines the ways in which the different Miltons are repaired and returned in the ... More


Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

A. D. H. Mayes (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book is a collection of essays by members of the Society for Old Testament Study, and reviews new approaches and major developments in established approaches to Old Testament study over a wide ... More


Beyond Appropriation: Reclaiming the Revolutionary Amichai

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter traces Amichai's reception and appropriation as a “national poet” of official celebrations in Israel and as a poet of simple religiosity in the Jewish American synagogue. Arguing that ... More


Conclusion

Lieve Van Hoof

in Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter gives a list of Plutarch's practical ethics and summarizes the characteristics that set them apart from especially his Lives, works of technical philosophy, and Delphic dialogues. These ... More


“Like a White Man”: “Black Peril,” Print Culture, and Political Voice in the Making of the Union

Lucy Valerie Graham

in State of Peril: Race and Rape in South African Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796373
eISBN:
9780199933327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796373.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter considers three “black peril” novels with a focus on the difference between a novel written by a white woman, Francis Bancroft, and novels written by two white men, George Webb Hardy and ... More


Introduction: ‘The Most Popular Author in the World’?

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Introduction argues that Dickens's consciousness of the emerging mass culture of his day was fundamental to his popular art and to his unique place in literary and cultural history. It ... More


‘Personal’ Journalism: Getting Down into the Masses

Juliet John

in Dickens and Mass Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the ways in which Dickens's journalistic method, as well as his message, reinforces the importance of the personal and communal in a complex response to the larger ‘wholesale’ ... More


Print and Protestantisms in Early Modern England

Ian Green

in Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208600
eISBN:
9780191678097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter considers some of the broader conclusions that can be drawn about the nature and impact of the message disseminated by print. Topics discussed include Orthodox Protestantism, the ... More


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