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The Last Bards

Fiona J. Stafford

in The Last of the Race: The Growth of a Myth from Milton to Darwin

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112228
eISBN:
9780191670718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112228.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter discusses the mythic power of the last bards, focusing on works such as James Macpherson's translations of ‘Ossian’ (1760–3); Thomas Gray's ‘The Bard’ (1757); and Oliver Goldsmith's ‘The ... More


‘The Eighth Commandment was not Made for Bards’: Coleridge and the Problem of Inherited Language

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

One of the crucial elements that aided the rise of Romanticism is the rediscovery and the influence attributed with Peri Hupsous — Longinus' discussion regarding sublimity. Longinus asserts that ... More


Antisemitism, Holocaust and Genocide

Ezra Mendelsohn

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XII: Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112030
eISBN:
9780199854608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112030.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter presents a study that uncovers the historic roots of the fear of having the tell-tale “H” (Hebrew) stamped on metal dog tags of Jewish recruits in the American army. Forgotten Victims, ... More


Thinking in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt on Ethics and Politics

Jeffrey Katz and Thomas Keenan

Roger Berkowitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230754
eISBN:
9780823235858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230754.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Hannah Arendt is one of the most important political theorists of the 20th century. In her works, she grappled with the dark events of that century, probing the nature of power, ... More


Introduction

Mark Thornton Burnett, Adrian Streete, and Ramona Wray

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book looks into the past, and in its recovery of the conditions that enabled Shakespeare's art and it traverses subsequent centuries. It is divided into six thematic sections designed to open up ... More


Shakespeare, Sculpture and The Material Arts

Balz Engler

in The Edinburgh Companion to Shakespeare and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635238
eISBN:
9780748652297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635238.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter reviews the numerous statues of Shakespeare, so as to argue that the Bard is both a figure of prestige and a conduit for the cultures of memory. It is suggested that in the positions and ... More


Ae Fond Kiss: A Private Matter?

Hector L MacQueen

in Judge and Jurist: Essays in Memory of Lord Rodger of Earlsferry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677344
eISBN:
9780191758379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677344.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

One of Alan Rodger's lesser-known accomplishments was after-dinner speaking. This included giving speeches at Burns Suppers, the annual events at which Scots all over the world celebrate the ... More


Database, Anarchéologie, the Commons, Kino-eye, and Mash: How Bard, Kaufman, Svilova, and Vertov Continue the Revolution

Erika Suderburg

in Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter discusses Perry Bard’s Man with a Movie Camera: The Global Remake (2008–present). Bard’s collaborative project is an international collective remake of Dziga Vertov’s Man with a Movie ... More


Coming of Age in the Atlantic Community, 1740s–1770s

Amanda B. Moniz

in From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190240356
eISBN:
9780190240387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240356.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 2 introduces the activists whose endeavors are the focus of the rest of the study. Future leaders of the empire of humanity, such as Caribbean-born Quaker John Coakley Lettsom, who lived his ... More


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