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The Last Decade: From Wordsworth Society to National Trust

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth and the Victorians

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119654
eISBN:
9780191671180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119654.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In Grasmere in 1880 the Wordsworth Society was established, at a meeting which elected Charles Wordsworth, Bishop of St Andrews, as President, George Wilson as Treasure, and William Knight as ... More


Constructing the Modernist Paradigm and G. Wilson Knight's Spatial Hermeneutics

Hugh Grady

in The Modernist Shakespeare: Critical Texts in a Material World

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183228
eISBN:
9780191673962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183228.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on one of the seminal figures in the construction of a Modernist Shakespeare: G. Wilson Knight. It argues that Knight's criticism is one of the key places where the construction ... More


Tourists and Travellers: Images of Scotland Produced for the Rapidly Growing Tourist Market and Photographs Taken by Visitors

Roddy Simpson

in The Photography of Victorian Scotland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748654611
eISBN:
9780748676729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654611.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Scotland became an increasingly popular tourist destination during the nineteenth century, which turned the creation of photographs for the tourist market into a flourishing activity. Some ... More


A Most Revolting Deed

Kali Nicole Gross

in Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190241216
eISBN:
9780190494407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241216.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 6 concludes the story by revealing the trial outcomes and the ultimate sentences that George Wilson and Hannah Mary Tabbs served. It also discusses the advent of plea deals versus jury ... More


Teleological Explanations of Actions: Anticausalism versus Causalism

Mele Alfred R.

in Causing Human Actions: New Perspectives on the Causal Theory of Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014564
eISBN:
9780262289139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014564.003.0096
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the view according to which human actions are explained teleologically and, therefore, all causal accounts of action explanation are, in a sense, rivals. This view is referred ... More


History in Three Dimensions: Panorama, Stereoscopy, and Scott’s Novel Perspective

Mike Goode

in Romantic Capabilities: Blake, Scott, Austen, and the New Messages of Old Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198862369
eISBN:
9780191894916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862369.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter analyzes how the nineteenth century’s two most significant immersive media—panoramas and stereoscopic photographs—comment on and draw attention to their differences as media through their ... More


Loss of Momentum: Charles Cammell and Company, 1873–1903

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.007
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the decline of Charles Cammell and Co. during the period in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. It explains that founder Charles Cammell died at the end of 1878 and ... More


Introduction

in Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131.002
Subject:
History, Economic History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is the history of the shipbuilding company Cammell Laird from 1824 to 1933. This volume explores the challenges and adjustments ... More


Other Objections to the Teleological Account

Scott Sehon

in Free Will and Action Explanation: A Non-Causal, Compatibilist Account

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198758495
eISBN:
9780191818394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758495.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter responds to several objections that have been raised against the teleological account of action explanation. The first is from Al Mele, originally put forward as an objection to George ... More


Coda: Film

Derek Matravers

in Fiction and Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199647019
eISBN:
9780191779381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647019.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The forgoing having applied primarily to verbal representations, this chapter considers depictive representations—primarily film. It discusses the nature of depiction in film, and argues that it does ... More


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