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A WINTER OF HORROR

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0041
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Sara Haardt Mencken's fragile health continued to fail and she died on May 31, 1935. “When I married Sara,” Mencken mourned, “the doctors said she could live more than three years. Actually, she ... More


Album Verses and Romantic Literary Culture: Poetry, Manuscript, Print, 1780-1850

Samantha Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198857945
eISBN:
9780191890512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857945.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

‘Will you write in my album?’ Many Romantic poets were asked this question by women who collected contributions in their manuscript books. Those who obliged included Byron, Scott, Wordsworth, and ... More


The Music of 1878

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's resumption of composing after his marriage spans February 11–23, 1878. He informed Pyotr Ivanovich Jurgenson that he wanted to compose some children's pieces, perhaps a ... More


The Music of 1882–1884

Roland John Wiley

in Tchaikovsky

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's works of 1882–1884 echo those of 1878–1881: op. 51, like op. 40, is a set of notated improvisations; the All-Night Vigil came in the wake of Nikolay Rubinstein's death, ... More


Christmas Songs – Sentiments and Subjectivities

Sheila Whiteley

in Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explains how Elvis Presley's cover of the Rev. Phillips Brooks' carol ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’ in his 1957 Christmas Album took the centrality of the Christian message into a secular ... More


Rewriting the Colonial Past: Spanish Women Intellectuals as Agents of Cross-Cultural Literacy in the Mexican Press

Aurélie Vialette

in Transatlantic Studies: Latin America, Iberia, and Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620252
eISBN:
9781789623857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620252.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The article examines the creation of a journalistic network between Mexico and Spain by women writers in the second half of the nineteenth-century. I argue that journalistic aesthetics and feminine ... More


Cut and paste

Anna Dahlgren

in Travelling Images: Looking across the borderlands of art, media and visual culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526126641
eISBN:
9781526139016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126641.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

Chapter 1 considers the mechanisms of breaks and continuities in the history of photocollage with regard to gender, genre and locations of display. Collage is commonly celebrated as a ... More


A City in the Archives: Virginia Woolf and the Statues of London

Diane F. Gillespie

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes Woolf's “ongoing examination and disruption of social hierarchies” as revealed in her observation of London statues. It focuses on two books from the personal library of Leonard ... More


The limits of liberalism in the work of Hanif Kureishi

Ahmed Rehana

in Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087400
eISBN:
9781781708972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087400.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As well as examining Hanif Kureishi’s explicit representations of Muslims in The Black Album (1995), the short story and screenplay versions of ‘My Son the Fanatic’ (1997) and selected essays, the ... More


Juana Manso (1819–75): Women in History

in South American Independence: Gender, Politics, Text

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310270
eISBN:
9781846314117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310270.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Argentina's constitutions of 1819, 1826, and 1853 were modelled after the constitutions of France, Spain, and the United States, all of which attempted to improve the individual's lot ‘sin ningún ... More


Istanbul

Paul Stephenson

in The Serpent Column: A Cultural Biography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190209063
eISBN:
9780190209087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190209063.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine, Archaeology: Classical

Considers the fate of the Serpent Column in Ottoman and modern Istanbul. Studies Mehmed the Conqueror as dragon-slayer, with a final glance at the combat myth, and as antiquarian. Surveys the ... More


Streisand’s Recordings

Ethan Mordden

in On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Barbra Streisand’s music recordings, beginning with The Barbra Streisand Album and The Second Barbra Streisand Album, both in 1963, followed by The Third Album a year later. ... More


Circle-Squarers: Tennyson’s and Browning’s Form-Things

Stefanie Markovits

in The Victorian Verse-Novel: Aspiring to Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198718864
eISBN:
9780191788314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198718864.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Chapter 3, “Circle-Squarers: Tennyson’s and Browning’s Form-Things,” looks at Tennyson’s Idylls of the King and Browning’s The Ring and the Book, two poems that worry about circling the square: ... More


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