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TAKING CHANCES WITH SEX: The Herpes and Papova Viruses

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses herpes viruses, focusing on the herpes simplex virus (HSV), which causes painful but fleeting sores; the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), the cause of mononucleosis; and the human ... More


The Pitfalls of Scholarship

Benjamin Harshav

in Language in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520079588
eISBN:
9780520912960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079588.003.0021
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter states that, usually, those who labored hard for the advancement of the language saw every small step as a miracle, while outsiders observed the ridiculous limits of the achievement. ... More


Cinemachines: An Essay on Media and Method

Garrett Stewart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226656564
eISBN:
9780226656878
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656878.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Recent emphasis on digital imaging in screen narrative as “post-cinematic” tends to misdirect attention. The real breakpoint comes with the “post-filmic” image: a shift in how motion pictures move ... More


Myopic Portfolio Choice

John Y. Campbell and Luis M. Viceira

in Strategic Asset Allocation: Portfolio Choice for Long-Term Investors

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296942
eISBN:
9780191596049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296940.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Reviews the theory of portfolio choice for short‐term investors, and explains the special cases in which long‐term investors should make the same choices as short‐term investors. When investors’ ... More


Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book proposes an entirely new way of looking at the evolution of Modernist art and literature in the West. It shows that existing surveys of Modernism tend to treat the early stages of the ... More


The Dead Hand of Athens: Jacob Epstein, James Havard Thomas, and Provincialism in European Art

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the British Museum was deliberately designed to position European art above that of other culture provinces, and that this damaged the ability of artists and writers based in ... More


An Indian Temple on the Strand: Charles Holden, Ananda Coomaraswamy, and London's First Modernist Sculptures

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this chapter it is revealed for the first time that London's earliest Modernist sculptures —the ornamental figures produced by Jacob Epstein in 1907–8 for the British Medical Association ... More


Nineveh, Amarna, Kyoto: Gill, Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska, and the Direct Carving Revolution

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter argues that the key technical innovation of Modernist sculpture—the switch from clay modelling to direct carving in stone —was prompted by the desire of London sculptors such as Epstein, ... More


‘The More Serious Art that One Likes’: T. E. Hulme, Jacob Epstein, and the Making of a Global Classicism

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter shows that the development of T. E. Hulme's mature philosophy was highly dependent on alterations in the way he interpreted the art of various periods and cultures. His early fixation on ... More


‘The Benin Things are Fine, Fine’: The Art of Africa and the Pacific Islands in Pre-War London

Rupert Richard Arrowsmith

in Modernism and the Museum: Asian, African, and Pacific Art and the London Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593699
eISBN:
9780191595684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593699.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on the shift in attention of the London avant-garde towards visual art from West Africa and the Pacific islands from late 1912 into the war years. New evidence is presented ... More


Macropolicy in the Rise and Fall of the Golden Age

Gerald A. Epstein and Juliet B. Schor

in The Golden Age of Capitalism: Reinterpreting the Postwar Experience

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198287414
eISBN:
9780191684548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198287414.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a more systematic analysis of the nature of demand management. Gerald Epstein and Juliet Schor show that monetary policy in particular was very important, first in accommodating ... More


The Casimir Effect in Rectangular Boxes

M. Bordag, G. L. Klimchitskaya, U. Mohideen, and V. M. Mostepanenko

in Advances in the Casimir Effect

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199238743
eISBN:
9780191716461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238743.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter demonstrates that the Casimir force inside a rectangular box can be both attractive and repulsive. A detailed investigation of the Casimir energy and force for fields of various spins, ... More


The End of the World by Other Means

Natania Meeker and Antónia Szabari

in Radical Botany: Plants and Speculative Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823286638
eISBN:
9780823288847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823286638.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fifth chapter investigates the way in which early avant-garde French cinema takes up the very forms of vegetal sentience and plant-inspired calamity that so terrified Edgar Allan Poe, thereby ... More


Multiple Sclerosis

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides information on the epidemiology of multiple sclerosis (MS), the most common disabling neurological disease in young adults. It describes the clinical and pathologic features of ... More


Global Fifth Amendment

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

US legal scholar, Richard Epstein developed a radical legal doctrine of ‘regulatory takings,’ based on the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution, which revolutionised intergovernmental and ... More


Sneak Preview: Past the Apparatus?

Garrett Stewart

in Cinemachines: An Essay on Media and Method

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226656564
eISBN:
9780226656878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656878.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Moving between his illustrative practice as a filmmaker, in experimental landmarks like La Chute de maison Usher (1928), and his recently translated The Intelligence of a Machine (1946), this chapter ... More


The Conservative Case for Regulation

Brian T. Fitzpatrick

in The Conservative Case for Class Actions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226659336
eISBN:
9780226659473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226659473.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Contrary to common misperceptions, conservatives and libertarians believe that markets need some rules. Drawing on the work of Milton Friedman, Friedrich Hayek, Richard Epstein, and others from the ... More


Saturday Night

Ethan Mordden

in On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199394814
eISBN:
9780199394999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394814.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Saturday Night which was a lighthearted musical comedy on the traditional American theme of Be Yourself. It was based on the unproduced play Front Porch in Flatbush which was ... More


Property, Speech, and the Politics of Presumptive Power

Laura S. Underkuffler

in The Idea of Property: Its Meaning and Power

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199254187
eISBN:
9780191698224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254187.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter considers the argument made by Richard Epstein regarding property and speech. In his well known article, ‘Property, Speech, and the Politics of Distrust’, Epstein argues that there has ... More


‘He Was a Great Genius. His Familiar Talk Was Golden’

J. Robert Maguire

in Ceremonies of Bravery: Oscar Wilde, Carlos Blacker, and the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660827
eISBN:
9780191748929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660827.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Notified in Freiburg by Robbie Ross that Wilde was dying, Blacker ‘left for Paris with Carrie’ the following day. Despite his prompt response, however, not having seen Wilde since their bitter ... More


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