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Across the Watershed: The Development of Landscapes Characterized by Dispersed Settlement in the South‐West

Stephen Rippon

in Beyond the Medieval Village: The Diversification of Landscape Character in Southern Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203826
eISBN:
9780191708282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203826.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the area to the south‐west of the Blackdown and Quantock Hills—‐in Devon and Cornwall—‐which are shown to have marked a major boundary in landscape character since at least the ... More


Practical Asyndeton: The Poem as Magazine

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/9780199582532.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter continues the argument of the eighth by arguing that poems as well as novels in the period became magazine‐like, the key example being Don Juan. The serio‐comic tone that Don Juan shares ... More


Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame

H. J. Jackson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300174793
eISBN:
9780300213300
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300174793.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Great writers of the past whose works we still read and love will be read forever. They will survive the test of time. We remember authors of true genius because their writings are simply the best. ... More


Who cared for the carers?: A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Debbie Palmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090875
eISBN:
9781781707043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090875.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book compares the histories of psychiatric and voluntary hospital nurses’ health from the rise of the professional nurse in 1880 to the advent of the National Health Service in 1948. In the ... More


Piers Gaveston: Edward II's Adoptive Brother

Pierre Chaplais

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204497
eISBN:
9780191676314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204497.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is a highly original reappraisal of the role of Piers Gaveston in English history and of his personal relationship with Edward II. It challenges the accepted view that Gaveston had a homosexual ... More


The Britons and their Neighbours under the Mercian Hegemony, 685–825

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter continues the history of the relationship between the Welsh and the Mercians taking its start from the decline of Northumbrian power after the battles of the Trent and Nechtanesmere (679 ... More


Latin Learning in Wales, c. 400–1100 1

T. M. Charles-Edwards

in Wales and the Britons, 350-1064

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198217312
eISBN:
9780191744778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217312.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Latin learning was mainly sustained in Wales by the firm expectation that a church community should have a teacher as one of its office‐holders. After c. 700 such teachers had to instruct monolingual ... More


England’s Second King?

Pierre Chaplais

in Piers Gaveston: Edward II's Adoptive Brother

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204497
eISBN:
9780191676314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204497.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the accession of Edward Carnarvon and the events that took place after the death of Edward I. Piers Gaveston's return from exile was the first action taken by the new king. It ... More


Conclusion: Adoptive Brothers or Lovers?

Pierre Chaplais

in Piers Gaveston: Edward II's Adoptive Brother

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204497
eISBN:
9780191676314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204497.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

No record evidence has been found that can be said to prove conclusively that, in the early days of his relationship with Piers Gaveston, Edward of Carnarvon contracted with him a compact of adoptive ... More


The Welsh and the English

Wendy Davies

in Patterns of Power in Early Wales

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201533
eISBN:
9780191674921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201533.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes English control in Wales in the tenth century, a period in which the political capacity of English kings increased enormously. Not content with the incorporation of Cornwall ... More


Afterword – Afterlives

in Bright Stars: John Keats, Barry Cornwall and Romantic Literary Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312113
eISBN:
9781846315145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312113.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the contribution of Bryan Cornwall in the posthumous redemption of John Keats as a poet. It discusses his sentimental poetic tribute An Elegy on the Death of the poet Keats ... More


The Spontaneous and the Planned: Wesleyan Methodist Revival in Cornwall, 1849

David Bebbington

in Victorian Religious Revivals: Culture and Piety in Local and Global Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199575480
eISBN:
9780191741449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575480.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

A Wesleyan Methodist revival in Cornwall in 1849 illustrates the extent to which awakenings were spontaneous or planned. It took place in the town of Penzance and the adjacent fishing villages of ... More


Looking Through the Landscape

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Landscapes seen as “picturesque” are said to engender feelings of peaceful calm or soothing solace. The role of landscape in the mediation of tourist/other is described. Picturesque landscapes are ... More


Still Life and Women in Love

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter contains an intertextual reading of Murry's Still Life and Lawrence's Women in Love. It considers the ways that Murry's ambivalent friendship with Lawrence is reflected in Women in Love. ... More


Symons at the Seaside

Nick Freeman

in Coastal Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474435734
eISBN:
9781474453721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474435734.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The poet, critic and short story writer Arthur Symons (1865–1945) was an inveterate traveller who wrote frequently about the Channel and the North Cornish coasts in poetry and prose. During the 1890s ... More


The First World War and nurses’ choice of occupational representation

Debbie Palmer

in Who cared for the carers?: A history of the occupational health of nurses, 1880-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090875
eISBN:
9781781707043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090875.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter two explains why Cornwall Lunatic Asylum (CLA) nurses chose to join a trade union and take strike action in 1918, at the end of the First World War, by relating it to the terrible ... More


Cornwall Academy

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0022
Subject:
History, Social History

Allen Jones was proud to say that he was going to a private school on a basketball scholarship in the fall at Cornwall Academy. He met Parcells Jones from East Side House on Alexander Avenue, one of ... More


Summer Schooling

ALLEN JONES and Mark Naison

in The Rat That Got Away: A Bronx Memoir

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231027
eISBN:
9780823240821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231027.003.0023
Subject:
History, Social History

After a year of living the life of a prep school boy at Cornwall Academy, Allen Jones returned to the Bronx in the summer of 1970. The first thing he needed to do when he got home was deal with his ... More


John Stow and nostalgic antiquarianism

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines John Stow's selective nostalgia, relating it to a religious position and religious attitudes which were evidently in a process of evolution throughout the forty years of his ... More


What About Merit?

H. J. Jackson

in Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300174793
eISBN:
9780300213300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300174793.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes how Leigh Hunt and Barry Cornwall failed to maintain their reputation, to argue that literary quality or merit only plays a part in the reputation of a writer. Both Cornwall ... More


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