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Absolute Misotheism I: Paganism, Radicalism, and Algernon Swinburne’s War Against God

Bernard Schweizer

in Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751389
eISBN:
9780199894864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751389.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Algernon Swinburne is possibly the first unapologetic misotheist who did not choose self-censorship and concealment but rather boldly announced his hatred of God. This earned him much hostility in ... More


Pirates, Terrorists, and Formal Sponsorship

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the US strategy of formal sponsorship in the multilateral anti-piracy campaign off the Somalian coast and in the Gulf of the Aden. It begins with a famous vignette – the rescue ... More


Who Could Speak If Every Word Had Meaning?: Atalanta (Acts of God)

Kyle Gann

in Robert Ashley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter attempts to provide an overview of Atalanta (Acts of God) (1982–87), which comprises three operas. Each opera focuses on one “apple,” or character, in Ashley's reinterpretation of the ... More


The ‘wire-puller’: L. T. Meade, Atalanta and the Development of the Short Story

Whitney Standlee

in The Modern Short Story and Magazine Culture, 1880-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461085
eISBN:
9781474496032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461085.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Through a consideration of her career as both editor of Atalanta and a short story author regularly featured in the pages of numerous periodicals including the Strand, this chapter explores and ... More


Programmatics

Peter J. Heslin

in Propertius, Greek Myth, and Virgil: Rivalry, Allegory, and Polemic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199541577
eISBN:
9780191747113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199541577.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The three sections of this chapter offer readings of the major mythological passages in the first three poems of Propertius’ first book, each of which has important programmatic significance for the ... More


Scit cetera mater: Motherhood and Poetic Filiation in Statian Epic

Mairéad McAuley

in Reproducing Rome: Motherhood in Virgil, Ovid, Seneca, and Statius

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199659364
eISBN:
9780191808968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659364.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the figures of Thetis in Statius’ Achilleid and Atalanta in the Thebaid to reveal how these poems also utilize images and metaphors of maternity to negotiate their position ... More


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