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Duke Bluebeard's Castle: Toward Character Reversal: Reassignment of Pentatonic and Whole‐Tone Spheres

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/9780195365825.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter looks at Doors II (Armoury), III (Treasure Chamber), and IV (Garden) and develops Judith's “Fate” motif and the leitmotif of Stefi Geyer, including the transformation between Judith's ... More


Personal Property Law

Michael Bridge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781854315816
eISBN:
9780191705144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9781854315816.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Providing a definition of personal property law, this book demonstrates why an understanding of the principles of personal property is important. In defining the various types, the author discusses ... More


The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213177
eISBN:
9780191707124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

A notable feature in cultural life is the growing demand to preserve and promote public access to historical buildings and sites and artistic treasures of the past. Governments are increasingly ... More


The Hidden Treasure and the Pearl of Great Price

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 7 is devoted to two twin parables and argues that they convey the same message by means of two distinct images. The use of universal human concepts allows us to identify this message and to ... More


Spanish Finance

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter seeks to identify the cost of imperial defence and how this was funded. The continued importance of American silver is acknowledged, but so too is the effort made within Spain, and above ... More


Afterword Before Economy

David Landreth

in The Face of Mammon: The Matter of Money in English Renaissance Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199773299
eISBN:
9780199932665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773299.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Afterword compares the “Commonwealth” discourse of the mid-sixteenth century and its influence upon the writers of the 1590s to the discursive differentiation of “political economy” from politics ... More


A Candle for the Devil

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

A tradition of Polish historiography sees the Polish devil as a comical figure of fun, in strong contrast to the terrifying Satan of western Christianity. While overdrawn, this tradition has a basis ... More


The Social Element of Visionary Revelation: Public Rites as A Means of Negotiating Authenticity in Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Lineages

Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In Tibetan Buddhism, visionary literature, known as ‘treasures’ (gter), form unique and often controversial additions to the established canon. They are ‘discovered’ by practitioners believed to be ... More


Collaborating with the Enemy: Treasure Island as Anti–Adventure Story

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The boys' adventure story is perhaps the genre that seems least likely to invite child readers to dodge rather than succumb to adult authority, since such stories often strive to brainwash boys into ... More


Partners in Crime: E. Nesbit and the Art of Thieving

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Like many of the other authors studied here, Nesbit portrays children as marked but not necessarily disabled by the influence of adults and their texts. Blurring the line between child and adult, ... More


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