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Courtship and Syncretism in Colonial Genres

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter argues that apparent similarities between Filipino and Spanish musical practices acted as points of convergence that promoted sustained “courtship” and engagement between the distinct ... More


Subversions of Verisimilitude: Reading Narrative from Balzac to Sartre

Lawrence R. Schehr

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231355
eISBN:
9780823241095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231355.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book focuses on the ways in which a number of French literary narratives written in the realist tradition show a dynamic balance between the desire of the author/narrator to present a ... More


“A Multitude of Complexes”: Finding Common Ground with Louis Adamic

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about how Kikuchi suspected that his belief in his alienable rights as a citizen would be severely challenged. A year earlier, Congress had passed the Alien Registration Act, ... More


From Carnival to Corpus Christi

Teofilo F. Ruiz

in A King Travels: Festive Traditions in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153575
eISBN:
9781400842247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153575.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter assesses the relationship between Carnival and the annual Corpus Christi celebrations in late medieval and early modern Spain. Carnival has always been associated with revelry, ... More


Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Jacob Shell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

What sorts of transportation technologies and methods of conveyance have political regimes associated with the movement of weapons, papers, or people for political subversion and revolt? In an era ... More


Spying on Science: Western Intelligence in Divided Germany 1945-1961

Paul Maddrell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267507
eISBN:
9780191708404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267507.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The years 1945-61 saw the greatest transformation in weaponry that has ever taken place, as atomic and thermonuclear bombs, intercontinental ballistic missiles and chemical and biological weapons ... More


“It’s Alive!”: The Splattering of SF Films

Stacey Abbott

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The 1970s produced an increasingly independent and confrontational approach to cinema in terms of both narrative content and aesthetic display. Filmmakers broke violently with film-making conventions ... More


Revolution with a Human Face: Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989-1992

James Krapfl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452055
eISBN:
9780801469428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452055.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As a history of Czechoslovakia's “gentle revolution,” this book shifts the focus away from elites to ordinary citizens who endeavored—from the outbreak of revolution in 1989 to the demise of the ... More


Authors’ Empathy

Suzanne Keen

in Empathy and the Novel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175769
eISBN:
9780199851232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175769.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the relationship of empathy to novelists' craft of fiction. It suggests that contemporary novelists frequently connect fiction with empathy in their comments on creativity and ... More


‘Unendliche Geschichte’ 1 Reading Märchen

Mererid Puw Davies

in The Tale of Bluebeard in German Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242757
eISBN:
9780191697180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242757.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines scholarly views of the Märchen genre and demonstrates that the Märchen is in no sense a timeless form. It argues that our perception of it is formed by a canon biased in favour ... More


Merely Rhetorical: Virtual Democracy in William Wells Brown's Clotel

Ivy G. Wilson

in Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S.

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195337372
eISBN:
9780199896929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337372.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter illustrates how Brown's understanding of the oratorical forms of rhetoric including addresses, debates, and speeches depends upon recognizing how he distinguishes “rhetoric proper” from ... More


Subversive and Revolutionary Funerals 1800–1870

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The end of the revolutionary decade opened a period during which the freedom of expression of the republican opposition was severely curtailed. The hostility of the authorities toward public ... More


Corkbush Field and After

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After the vote which sent the agitators back to their regiments, the Levellers and their adherents in the army prepared for the forthcoming rendezvous. On November 9, they succeeded in presenting the ... More


Sabine Broeck on Giorgio Mariani

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Giorgio Mariani’s essay in this book, Global Perspectives on the United States. It empathizes with Mariani’s frustrations with the constant replay and repetitions of ... More


Libels, Satire, and Derision

David Cressy

in England on Edge: Crisis and Revolution 1640–1642

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199237630
eISBN:
9780191696756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237630.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines some of the lesser-known materials that helped stir anxiety and unease in England's times of distraction. The passions and controversies of the period may have given life to ... More


The Visions of Eve, Conceptualizations of Women, and Parallel Discourses

Vita Daphna Arbel

in Forming Femininity in Antiquity: Eve, Gender, and Ideologies in the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199837779
eISBN:
9780199932351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837779.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The chapter directs attention to the GLAE representation of Eve as a privileged visionary and explores its possible subversive purposes. The chapter demonstrates how several scenes characterize Eve ... More


Comedy and Feminist Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible: A Subversive Collaboration

Melissa Jackson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199656776
eISBN:
9780191742170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656776.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Comedy is both relative, linked to a time and culture, and universal, found pervasively across time and culture. The Hebrew Bible contains comedy of this relative, yet universal, nature. This book ... More


Constitutional Principles: Political Rights

ALAN BRUDNER

in Constitutional Goods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225798
eISBN:
9780191706516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225798.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the shape of the political rights generated by the constitution of liberty — in particular, the contours of the right to political speech, election spending, and equality. It ... More


The Mirror of Princes or Flaws in the Glass?: General Remarks

Vivienne J. Gray

in Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199563814
eISBN:
9780191724954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563814.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 1 introduces key concepts of Xenophon's theory of leadership, illustrating them mainly from the Socratic works. The second part surveys Xenophon's application of some of these key concepts ... More


Readings of Cyropaedia

Vivienne J. Gray

in Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199563814
eISBN:
9780191724954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563814.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 investigates the methods behind darker readings of Cyropaedia, using the results of the previous investigations of formulaic scenes and the adaptations of his literary predecessors, and ... More


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