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Introduction: “Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast”

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introduction proposes that Golden Age children’s authors and members of the cult of the child were at best ambivalent and often hostile to the growing cultural pressure to conceive of children ... More


Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Marah Gubar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book proposes a fundamental reconception of the 19th-century attitude toward the child. The Romantic ideology of innocence spread more slowly than we think, it contends, and the people whom we ... More


Hesiod, Plato, and the Golden Age: Hesiodic motifs in the myth of the Politicus 1

Dimitri El Murr

in Plato and Hesiod

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199236343
eISBN:
9780191717130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236343.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The central myth of the Politicus, concerning the cyclical nature of the cosmos, has been the subject of much exegetical controversy. This chapter explores the passage within the wider context of ... More


The Long Interval Without Major Recession, 1945–1973

Christopher Dow

in Major Recessions: Britain and the World 1920-1995

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241231
eISBN:
9780191596179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241236.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The quarter‐century or so after World War II was a period when growth was relatively fast, demand was high, and unemployment was low, and when there were no large fluctuations as defined in this ... More


Cervantes and the Comic Mind of his Age

Anthony Close

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198159988
eISBN:
9780191673733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159988.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book relates Cervantes' poetics of comic fiction to the common framework of assumptions, values, and ideas held by Spaniards of the Golden Age about the comic and the kinds of writing which ... More


Marginal Europe: The Contribution of Marginal Lands since the Middle Ages

Sidney Pollard

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206385
eISBN:
9780191677106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206385.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

The momentum of the British industrial revolution arose mostly in regions that were poorly endowed by nature, badly located, and considered backward and poor by contemporaries. This book examines the ... More


What Is to Be Done with Ballet?

Janice Ross

in Like a Bomb Going Off: Leonid Yakobson and Ballet as Resistance in Soviet Russia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207637
eISBN:
9780300210644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207637.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter recalls how ballet was used as a political instrument at the end of the Bolshevik Revolution. Yakobson became a critic and then a supporter of ballet despite Stalin's purges. The guiding ... More


Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Stephen Backhouse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The book draws out the critique of Christian nationalism that is implicit throughout the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, an analysis that is inseparable from his wider aim of reintroducing Christianity ... More


Constructing a Usable Past

Andrew R. Murphy

in Prodigal Nation: Moral Decline and Divine Punishment from New England to 9/11

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195321289
eISBN:
9780199869855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321289.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter attends more closely to the competing ways of constructing and drawing on the past that each type of jeremiad employs. The chapter opens with a consideration of the U. S. Supreme Court's ... More


Challenges to Capital

ANDREW GLYN

in Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199226795
eISBN:
9780191710544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226795.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses challenges faced by the capital system. It begins with a description of the unprecedented boom of the economies of the most developed capitalist countries (North America, ... More


A Comic Aesthetic

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Golden Age of Comic Book Filmmaking saw filmmakers engaging with the language of comics with unprecedented enthusiasm, often by utilizing the control offered by digital technologies. Bullet-time, ... More


A Sense of Theatre

in Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235484
eISBN:
9781846313967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235484.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines Guillén de Castro's comedy La fuerza de la costumbre in order to define the kind of acting that is expected in the society usually portrayed in the comedia nueva. It suggests ... More


Limits of Convergence

John L. Campbell and Ove K. Pedersen

in The National Origins of Policy Ideas: Knowledge Regimes in the United States, France, Germany, and Denmark

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150314
eISBN:
9781400850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150314.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter demonstrates that in every country, policy research organizations began to converge on similar dissemination practices, such as use of the Internet and new media, by which they channeled ... More


Trajectory of Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Kacey Link and Kristin Wendland

in Tracing Tangueros: Argentine Tango Instrumental Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199348220
eISBN:
9780199348268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348220.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter offers a historical trajectory of Argentine tango music and the genre’s stylistic development from its origins to today. The chapter frames the discussion of tango style into the ... More


Men of Honour

Alison Sinclair

in The Deceived Husband: A Kleinian Approach to the Literature of Infidelity

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151906
eISBN:
9780191672880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151906.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A different, and complementary, view of the wronged husband is presented by the concept of the man of honour. To distinguish in general terms between the two, this chapter highlights the respective ... More


The Golden Age and Its Several Endings

Norman Birnbaum

in After Progress: American Social Reform and European Socialism in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158595
eISBN:
9780199849352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158595.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Eric Hobsbawm has characterized the postwar years of economic growth, the consolidation of democracy in Western Europe (and its extension to southern Europe), and the institutionalization of the ... More


Canada

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on Canada and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It highlights the difficulties in reaching conclusions about the changes in earnings dispersion ... More


New Zealand

A. B. Atkinson

in The Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199532438
eISBN:
9780191714559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532438.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter presents tables of data on New Zealand and an account of its increased earnings distribution. It shows that although New Zealand is often presented as having experienced dramatic ... More


Decolonizing Thoas

Edith Hall

in Adventures with Iphigenia in Tauris: A Cultural History of Euripides' Black Sea Tragedy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195392890
eISBN:
9780199979257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392890.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Thoas and the Taurians have been central to the 20th- and 21st-century reception of Iphigenia in Tauris, especially in anti-imperial and postcolonial writers such as the Mexican writer Alfonso Reyes. ... More


The Golden Age: Primitive Fantasies of Artificial Nature

Jonathan Morton

in The Roman de la rose in its Philosophical Context: Art, Nature, and Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816669
eISBN:
9780191858314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816669.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Rose uses pagan myths of a prehistoric Golden Age as a necessarily artificial way of approaching the unthinkable period, a state of pure nature, that pre-existed humans’ entry into culture. The ... More


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