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Democratic Piety: Complexity, Conflict and Violence

Adrian Little

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633654
eISBN:
9780748652709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633654.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book presents an analysis of the nature of democratic theory, focusing on the prevalence of pious discourses of democracy in contemporary politics. Democracy is now promoted in religious terms ... More


The Politics of Radical Democracy

Adrian Little and Moya Lloyd

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633999
eISBN:
9780748652723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book addresses the idea of radical democracy and, in particular, its poststructuralist articulation. It analyses the approach to radical democracy taken by a number of contemporary theorists and ... More


‘A Mesh of Error’ : Dramatic Alliances 1898–1902

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the cultural-political allegiances from the centenary of the 1798 rising to the founding of the Irish National Theatre Society. During 1899-1901, the Irish Literary Theatre led ... More


Ghosts and Spectres: Theatres of War, 1910–1916

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter tracks the impact on the theatre of the radicalisation of Irish politics following the General Election of 1910. The momentary success of the Home Rule Bill (1912) is set against the ... More


Four. Practicing Critical Race Autobiography

Lawrie Balfour

in Democracy's Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377293
eISBN:
9780199893768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377293.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter addresses Du Bois's inquiry into his own exemplarity, his status as both an exemplar or “exception” and an example of “the Problem.” It offers an interpretation of Dusk of Dawn, Du ... More


Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Hugh Nicholson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book concerns the problem of the ineluctability of ‘us’ versus ‘them’ relations in theological discourse. It argues that liberal theologies — from the Christian fulfillment theology of the ... More


‘Simplify Me When I'm Dead’

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 5 explores the struggle for modern memory in Second World War writing and reconstructs wartime debates about national identity, social reconstruction, decolonization, and popular culture. ... More


Love-Mad Women and the Rhetoric of Gentlemanly Medicine

Helen Small

in Love's Madness: Medicine, the Novel, and Female Insanity, 1800-1865

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184911
eISBN:
9780191674396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184911.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

John Mason Cox, John Conolly, Henry Maudsley, and Alexander Morison have had considerable influence on the way in which other disciplines, literary criticism, in this case, have thought about ... More


Poetry

Leslie Mitchell

in Maurice Bowra: A Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199295845
eISBN:
9780191700729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295845.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

To Cecil Maurice Bowra classical studies were potent because they were linked to another preoccupation, namely the proposition that poetry and the poet were of supreme importance. Maurice had ... More


Conclusion: Modernism, War, and the Memory of Spain after 1939

Gayle Rogers

in Modernism and the New Spain: Britain, Cosmopolitan Europe, and Literary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199914975
eISBN:
9780199980192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914975.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

I extend the trajectory of this final chapter in a brief conclusion that considers two cases—one journalistic, one lived—of the consequences of Franco’s victory and the outbreak of another World War ... More


Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

George Bernard Shaw has always been regarded as a political provocateur and socialist with ideas that reflected a complicated public philosophy. Scholarship abounds on Shaw's politics, but this study ... More


The Politics of Neuroscience

Kieran Laird

in The Political Mind: or 'How to Think Differently'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623860
eISBN:
9780748652808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623860.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses various themes in the philosophy of mind in order to provide a philosophical context within which to set the neuropsychological work. One of the objections levelled against ... More


Broadcast Comedy

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Scots have a long history of comic writing and comic performance, from Harry Lauder to Billy Connolly. In this chapter the way in which broadcasting initially looked to music hall and variety for ... More


Toward 1913 and the “Most Distinguished Irishman”—Shaw

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

in Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter moves out of Dublin theatres, in part, as Shaw delivered his lecture “The Poor Law and Destitution in Ireland” to Dubliners in the context of Connolly's elaborate reply to the Catholic ... More


Lockout—Shaw, Connolly, Synge, and the Red Guard—ICA

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

in Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw, the now deceased Synge, and Connolly were united by their common opponents as events brought Shaw and Connolly together in a London rally for Dublin labor and the release of the imprisoned ... More


War and Revolution: The Convergence

Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel

in Shaw, Synge, Connolly, and Socialist Provocation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036519
eISBN:
9780813038827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036519.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter looks at the effects of the Great War through the shambles of defeated Irish labor and considers how war divided Irish socialistic thought as epitomized by Shaw and Connolly. Committing ... More


1928, London: A Strange Interlude

Chris Baldic

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the directly literary developments of 1928, studying the movement of modernism, along with Cyril Connolly's model of literary modernity. The next section takes a look at the ... More


In the Shadows of the Nation-State

N. Bruce Duthu

in Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199735860
eISBN:
9780199344994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735860.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the role that the construction of America’s “imagined political community” played in catalyzing the nation’s impulse to empire in Indian Country while simultaneously repressing ... More


Democracy

Saul Newman

in Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071287
eISBN:
9781781701522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores the crisis of democracy today — the way that, in the conditions of the ‘war on terror’ and with the ideological consensus that has emerged around the ‘free market’ and ... More


Introduction: Rebel by vocation

Niall Carson

in Rebel by vocation: Seán O'Faoláin and the generation of The Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099373
eISBN:
9781526109743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099373.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter introduces the critical literature surrounding Seán O’Faoláin and The Bell. It outlines some of the traditional ways of seeing post-independence Irish literature and literary journalism. ... More


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