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St Margaret and the literary politics of Scottish sainthood

Kate Ash

in Sanctity As Literature In Late Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089701
eISBN:
9781526104243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089701.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

The interpretation of Margaret of Scotland’s sanctity changes over time: from the twelfth to the fifteenth centuries, there is a shift traceable in the saint’s depiction, from her miracles and being ... More


British Women’s Media Narratives of Gender and Collective Memory

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes and Heather Norris Nicholson

in British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474420730
eISBN:
9781474453530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420730.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter engages with theoretical and historical perspectives on gender, post-colonialism and new media with the aim to trace the visual literacy defined by several examples of British women ... More


Cognitive Functioning in Depression: Nature and Origins

Ian H. Gotlib, Eva Gilboa, and Beth Kaplan Sommerfeld

in Anxiety, Depression, and Emotion

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195133585
eISBN:
9780199847310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133585.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores the psychiatric disorder of depression and the opening section provides relevant statistics and a brief history of related research on depression. This chapter focuses on ... More


Cognitive Functioning in Depression: A Commentary

Nelson Roy and William D. Voss

in Anxiety, Depression, and Emotion

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195133585
eISBN:
9780199847310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133585.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter summarizes the ideas put forth regarding cognitive functioning in depression in the previous chapter and provides unifying insights on the subject matter. The first part of the ... More


Acrasian Fantasies: Outsides, Insides, Upsides, Downsides in the Bower of Bliss

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Any serious work on the Bower needs to engage Harry Berger's generously annotated, tightly argued analysis of the structural discourse that constitutes this site. In “Squeezing the Text,” Harry ... More


Taking Another Peek

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In responding to Harry Berger's reading of the Bower of Bliss, the author combines homage to Harry with Harry-inspired insubordination as she shifts her primary attention away from the Bower of Bliss ... More


Androcentrism and Acrasian Fantasies in the Bower of Bliss

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Harry Berger's “Wring out the Old: Squeezing the Text, 1951–2001” will be a major critique on the Bower of Bliss for years to come and Bower needs to engage its tightly argued analysis of the ... More


The Remainder in the Middle

Zander Brietzke

in Magnum Opus: The Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248470
eISBN:
9780300258301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248470.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

O’Neill definitively completed A Touch of the Poet and composed a fourth and final draft for that expressed purpose in 1942. The status of More Stately Mansions is more problematic. Scholars have ... More


The Glencairn Template

Zander Brietzke

in Magnum Opus: The Cycle Plays of Eugene O'Neill

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248470
eISBN:
9780300258301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248470.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

O’Neill’s wordiness invites a theatrical reinterpretation with bold gestures and design elements to replace inordinate amounts of text. The final chapter nods at O’Neill’s cycle of one-act sea plays ... More


Beyond the Bower: The Garden, the Tower, and the Fate of the Embowered Woman

Heather Braun

in Gendered Ecologies: New Materialist Interpretations of Women Writers in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979046
eISBN:
9781789629705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979046.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Romantic male poets typically describe bowers as lush, ecological spaces for quiet introspection and poetic creation within a distinctly masculinize landscape. In contrast to these idyllic spaces in ... More


The Last Hurrah of the Slavers

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0039
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In 1864, with the war going badly for the CSA, coastal slave-holders move their slaves to inland counties, where-because of manpower shortages-their labor fetches a premium. Speculators invest in ... More


Thinking in Movement: Further Analyses and Validations

Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses infant spatial perceptions and cognitions, and how they are intimately tied to movement and are constituted from the ground up by infants themselves even without instruction ... More


Wring Out the Old: Squeezing the Text, 1951–2001

Harry Berger Jr.

David Lee Miller (ed.)

in Resisting Allegory: Interpretive Delirium in Spenser's Faerie Queene

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823285631
eISBN:
9780823288861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285631.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the Bower of Bliss episode in Book 2, arguing that we should read it primarily as a “textual place.” Doing so enables us to deconstruct the witch Acrasia and her ally Phaedria ... More


Appetite, Desire, and Excess in Bower’s Scotichronicon and Older Scots Poetry

Kylie Murray

in Premodern Scotland: Literature and Governance 1420-1587

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198787525
eISBN:
9780191829635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787525.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This essay is about the central role of Walter Bower’s prose Latin Scotichronicon (1440s) in Older Scottish literary culture. Its principal focus is two thirteenth-century Scottish Cistercian visions ... More


Saying No and Saying Yes

Wendy Beth Hyman

in Impossible Desire and the Limits of Knowledge in Renaissance Poetry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837510
eISBN:
9780191874154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837510.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

“Saying No and Saying Yes” turns at last from the speaker of the erotic invitation to its imagined auditor: the figure being invited to “seize the day.” Persuasion poets, of course, never expect ... More


Ursula Graham Bower and Military Leadership

Montgomery McFate

in Military Anthropology: Soldiers, Scholars and Subjects at the Margins of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190680176
eISBN:
9780190943059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680176.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter asks: how does a young, British woman succeed in leading a group of patriarchal, hierarchically organized, tribal head hunters? In Burma during World War II, Ursula Graham Bower ... More


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