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Desert Oral Traditions

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Bedouin oral literary product—proverbs, genealogies, tribal stories, and poetry—shares many likenesses with these genres as they appear in the Hebrew Bible. This commonality pertains, even though ... More


Hollow auguries: eccentric genealogies in The Folding Star and The Spell

Robert L. Caserio

in Alan Hollinghurst: Writing Under the Influence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719097171
eISBN:
9781526115201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097171.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The use of genealogies in Hollinghurst’s narratives evokes the influence of the past on his characters, and proposes an explanation of their actions. But Hollinghurst’s genealogical stories are ... More


Bonding

Craig Bailey

in Irish London: Middle-Class Migration in the Global Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318818
eISBN:
9781846318009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318818.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines community-building practices among Irish law students by reconstructing the process of bonding as it occurred in multiple, interconnected places such as Middle Temple Hall, the ... More


Re-imagining Parental Leave: a conceptual ‘thought experiment’

Lindsey Doucet and Sophie McKay

Peter Moss, Ann-Zofie Duvander, and Alison Koslowski (eds)

in Parental Leave and Beyond: Recent International Developments, Current Issues and Future Directions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447338772
eISBN:
9781447338826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338772.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter is a conceptual, pragmatic and imaginative ‘thought experiment’. Broadly informed by Margaret Somers’ ‘historical sociology of concept formation’, which excavates the historicity, ... More


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