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At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Donald W. Katzner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book tells the story of an academic department that underwent rapid, wrenching changes at a time and in a place that one would not have expected them to have occurred. The time was the late ... More


To the Ending Doom: Epic Apocalypse 1820–1830

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Upon Byron's death, the territory of epic lay blasted by firestorm. It was a field to be gleaned perhaps by the very old, the very young, or the expressly marginal (Barrett, Hemans, Bowles), but it ... More


Writing Nature in Cold War American Literature

Sarah Daw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474430029
eISBN:
9781474453783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430029.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Writing Nature is the first full-length ecocritical study of Cold War American literature. The book analyses the function and representation of Nature in a wide range of Cold War texts, and reveals ... More


Apprehension of the “Director General”

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Some Seminoles disdained the peace treaty, but others wanted it and signed their adherence to the peace in December 1802. Kinache of Miccosukee, however, returned to aid Bowles. He still tried to ... More


Personalities

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter focuses on ‘personality’, a key term in the period that named at once the practice of making public attacks on private character, and the power to persuade readers that they were granted ... More


A Matter of Emphasis: Coleridge and Thelwall, 1796–7

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

John Thelwall, the radical activist, posed a double challenge to Coleridge — as a materialist atheist and as a man with decided views on poetic form. This chapter argues that these two elements were ... More


‘Look homeward Angel now’: Prospects and Fears in 1798

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

During the invasion crisis of the spring of 1798 Britain's ‘one common life’ was under threat. Pamphlets instructed the populace on how to organise themselves to confront both revolution abroad and ... More


‘Sweet native stream!’: Approaching Tintern Abbey

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The continuities of literary history discussed in the Burkean contexts of Chapter 3 are also central to this chapter, which looks at Wordsworth's poem not as an expression of the ‘egotistical ... More


Coleridge's Sonnets from Various Authors (1796 ): A Lost Conversation Poem?

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

In Autumn 1796, Coleridge assembled this privately printed pamphlet of twenty-eight sonnets by twelve poets, including four each by Southey, Lloyd, Lamb, and himself, and designed it to be bound up ... More


Bowles's First Clash with the Spaniards, 1791–1792

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes how Bowles returned to the Gulf Coast and sought leadership of the southeastern Indians, using gifts to sway the Natives to accept him as their leader and promising them more ... More


War's Aftermath

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

The trial of the officers who surrendered was delayed until 1804–1805 because of the slowness in assembling testimony. The charges were inflated and ignored evidence, and the guilty findings were ... More


Chapter 14

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In his December 17, 1803, letter to Aaron Burr extolling the glories of Florida, Jacob Lewis urged him to seek out John McQueen as the source of “the necessary information”. In 1797 and 1798, McQueen ... More


Sally Bowles and Berlin

Keith Garebian

in The Making of Cabaret

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732494
eISBN:
9780199894482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732494.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter explains how Christopher Isherwood came to write his Berlin stories, the source of his Sally Bowles novella that became the basis for John van Druten's play I Am a Camera (1951) and then ... More


The American Economics Profession

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter summarizes the evolution of the American economics profession from 1885 to the present. It notes the efforts to suppress the free cultivation of ideas, in particular those associated ... More


The Transition to Radical Political Economics

Donald W. Katzner

in At the Edge of Camelot: Debating Economics in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765355
eISBN:
9780199896806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765355.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Simon Rottenberg, who was hired from Duke University to replace Kindahl as Department head, resigned from the head position during the spring of his first year in office. Tensions were raw and the ... More


War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Gilbert C. Din

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book, based on extensive Spanish documentation, presents a new perspective on William Augustus Bowles's life and the Spanish fight against him on the Florida Gulf Coast, rejecting the notion ... More


William Augustus Bowles Challenges the Spaniards

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter sketches Bowles's life to 1791, discussing displaced British merchants who wanted to retain their trade with the southeastern Indians and who used Bowles to further their commerce. ... More


Bowles and Apalache on Separate Paths, 1792–1798

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses both Bowles's travels and Apalache during these years. Colonial authorities sent Bowles to Spain and the Philippines as a prisoner. He created so much mischief in Manila that ... More


Portell versus Bowles

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Captain Tomás Portell became commandant at Fort San Marcos in 1798, which continued in a decrepit condition and with insufficient soldiers. Spain was at war again with Great Britain, which brought ... More


Bowles:: From Fugitive to Besieger

Gilbert C. Din

in War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Conditions in late 1799 and early 1800 were in turmoil in the Southeast and increased Spanish difficulties in safeguarding the Gulf Coast. The Spanish naval expedition to capture Bowles entered the ... More


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