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“Nature to Advantage Drest”The Poetry of Subjectivity

Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

in A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199950980
eISBN:
9780199345991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950980.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

The dressing-room poems of Pope and Swift put English women and Chinese things in mutually defining relationships to one another, introducing a model of subjectivity founded on the accumulation of ... More


A Master Strategist: John H. Johnson and the Development of Chicago as a Center for Black Business Enterprise

Jason P. Chambers

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

John H. Johnson was a titan of 20th century business. Starting from humble beginnings, Johnson created two of the most successful magazines in American history (Ebony and Jet) and built a personal ... More


Blood: Enter Martius, Painted

Andrea Ria Stevens

in Inventions of the Skin: The Painted Body in Early English Drama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748670499
eISBN:
9780748693757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670499.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Surveying archival evidence and extant stage directions from canonical and non-canonical plays, this chapter considers the history of stage blood from medieval drama to the early modern period, with ... More


Beauty Advertising and Advice in the Queen and Woman

Michelle J. Smith

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Michelle J. Smith explores the ‘visually spectacular’ advertisements for cosmetics that appeared in late Victorian women’s periodicals (p. 218). Focusing specifically on the Queen ... More


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