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Emperor Qianlong's Hidden Treasures: Reconsidering the Collection of the Qing Imperial Household

Nicole T. C. Chiang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528059
eISBN:
9789882204515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528059.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This book reconsiders what actually constitutes the collection of the Qing imperial household during the Qianlong reign, which leads to the re-evaluation of the collection’s historiography, ... More


Boyhood Memories

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Popular

The story goes that in 1938 in Washington, D.C., police arrested two men attempting to enter the Library of Congress. Apparently, the men were avid record collectors and they wanted to enter the ... More


Anthony Cuthbert Baines 1912–1997

Hélène La Rue

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

Anthony Baines was a music scholar and a Fellow of the British Academy who worked with the London Philharmonic Orchestra as bassoonist and Assistant Conductor. He was Lecturer/Curator of the Bate ... More


Lineage and Context in the Patriarch's Hall Collection and the Transmission of the Lamp

Albert Welter

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

in The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150674
eISBN:
9780199784615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150678.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter offers a precise analysis of the early Zen literature known as chuandenglu (records of the transmission of the lamp), which sets the Zen tradition up into family-like lineages ... More


The Apophthegmata Patrum: Portraits

William, S.J. Harmless

in Desert Christians: An Introduction to the Literature of Early Monasticism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162233
eISBN:
9780199835645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162234.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Apophthegmata Patrum has come down to us in two basic forms: the Alphabetical Collection and the Systematic Collection. The Alphabetical Collection gathers some 1,000 sayings and brief narratives ... More


The Apophthegmata Patrum: Themes

William, S.J. Harmless

in Desert Christians: An Introduction to the Literature of Early Monasticism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195162233
eISBN:
9780199835645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195162234.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Apophthegmata Patrum has come down to us in two basic forms: the Alphabetical Collection and the Systematic Collection. The Systematic Collection contains many of the same sayings and stories as ... More


Trafficking in the Muse: Dodsley’s Collection of Poems and the Question of Canon

Michael F. Suarez

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

In his ‘Introduction’ to The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth-Century Verse (1984), Roger Lonsdale presents a conventional map of 18th-century poetry as a well-charted and comfortably domesticated ... More


William Creech and John Boyle: The Classics Spread Across Scotland

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter looks at the careers of William Creech and John Boyle, and examines how the English Classics spread across Scotland. For 40 years, Creech was the chief publisher in Edinburgh. Creech ... More


The Transmission of the Canons of Piacenza: (with an Edition)

Robert Somerville

in Pope Urban II's Council of Piacenza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199258598
eISBN:
9780191728563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258598.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter involves an intricate analysis of the interrelation among the various versions of the canons of Piacenza. The “Introduction” to this chapter reiterates several facts about the ... More


Letters to China

Grant Hayter-Menzies

in The Empress and Mrs. Conger: The Uncommon Friendship of Two Women and Two Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083008
eISBN:
9789882207554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083008.003.0072
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the scandal that was to surround Sarah's entire Chinese collection. Edwin Conger died on May 18, 1907, at the age of sixty-four, leaving her an estate of no more than $1,100 — ... More


Solitary Men: Loneliness and Masculinity

John Ibson

in Men without Maps: Some Gay Males of the Generation before Stonewall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656083
eISBN:
9780226656250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656250.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Part Two examines the experiences of several uncoupled queer men of the generation before Stonewall--assessing the nature, apparent reasons, particular pains and singular advantages of their living ... More


Datatypes

Douglas Schenck and Peter Wilson

in Information Modeling: The EXPRESS Way

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195087147
eISBN:
9780197560532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195087147.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

This chapter explains the EXPRESS pseudotypes and datatypes. You will also want to read about defined types and entity types, both of which are covered in ... More


Common Creativities

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226556284
eISBN:
9780226556314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226556314.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

The understanding of a shared source of creativity among the sane and insane came to the fore with the exhibition and collection of patients’ work in both France and Brazil in the 1940s. The visual ... More


The Spanish Years

Valeria De Lucca

in The Politics of Princely Entertainment: Music and Spectacle in the Lives of Lorenzo Onofrio and Maria Mancini Colonna

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190631130
eISBN:
9780190631161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190631130.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Between 1679 and 1681 Lorenzo Onofrio Colonna took the position of Viceroy of Aragon and moved to Spain for a few years. His time in Saragozza as a noble foreigner in a position of political power ... More


A Selection of Hymns

Benjamin Ingham

in Early Evangelicalism: A Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199916955
eISBN:
9780190258368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199916955.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a selection of Benjamin Ingham's hymns, part of his A Collection of Hymns for Societies (1748). Ingham received his education at Queen's College, Oxford, from 1730 to 1734, ... More


Adaptive Design

Bruce I. Blum

in Beyond Programming: To A New Era of Design

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091601
eISBN:
9780197560662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091601.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Finally, I am about to report on my own research. In the material that preceded this chapter I have tried to present the work of others. My role has been ... More


I, the Divine and The Bullet Collection

Syrine Hout

in Post-War Anglophone Lebanese Fiction: Home Matters in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748643424
eISBN:
9780748676569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643424.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deals with personal trauma in the context of collective trauma or war neurosis. Drawing on recent theoretical and applied studies of trauma literature by Cathy Caruth, Kai Erikson, Leigh ... More


The Perception of St. Athanasius of Alexandria in Later Coptic Literature

Ibrahim Saweros

in Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt: Beni Suef, Giza, Cairo, and the Nile Delta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167775
eISBN:
9781617978203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167775.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the results of an examination of a set of four Sahidic homilies attributed to Athanasius of Alexandria to explain how he was seen among Copts after his death, and why he was ... More


Autobiography of an Archive

Nicholas B. Dirks

in Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169677
eISBN:
9780231538510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169677.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes an encounter with the archive of Colin Mackenzie. The first volume of T. V. Mahalingam's new catalog of the Mackenzie Collection was published in 1972, the year this book's ... More


Systematizing the Law

David Wagschal

in Law and Legality in the Greek East: The Byzantine Canonical Tradition, 381-883

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198722601
eISBN:
9780191789304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198722601.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter investigates the nature of Byzantine canon law as a legal “system” through a detailed analysis of the first extant Byzantine systematic collections, the Collection in Fifty Titles and ... More


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