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The Twentieth Century

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the aftermath of WWII and the challenges society faced in housing and caring for the generation of baby boomers who were born into extreme deprivation. It discusses ... More


Ghost Stories

Robert DeCaroli

in Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the relationship between local deities and the ancestral dead. There are a vast number of tales in the early Buddhist literature that detail situations in which a dangerous ... More


English Law and the Civilian Division of Wrongs

Eric Descheemaeker

in The Division of Wrongs: A Historical Comparative Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199562794
eISBN:
9780191705533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562794.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Law of Obligations

This penultimate chapter examines the way in which English law could, and arguably should, draw on the experience of the civilian tradition to restructure its law of civil wrongs. The starting point ... More


Professors, Prigs and Pedants—the Critics of Empire

Richard Symonds

in Oxford and Empire: The Last Lost Cause?

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203001
eISBN:
9780191675645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203001.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of the University of Oxford as critic of the British Empire. While Oxford made an important contribution to Imperial philosophy, it also produced a continuous line of ... More


Churchmen and the New Liberalism

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes that the life and ministry of Edward Lee Hicks was in an obvious sense unique; yet it may also be taken as a representative example of churchmanship at a particular moment in ... More


Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Edward Rohs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the extraordinary life of Ed Rohs, a bright, mischievous boy who was raised in five institutions of the Catholic orphanage system in postwar Brooklyn, New York, from infancy in ... More


Changing The Prison Narrative: The PRA and News Media

Charlotte Bedford

in Making Waves Behind Bars: The Prison Radio Association

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203363
eISBN:
9781529203516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203363.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter asserts that the Prison Radio Association (PRA) experience illustrates the problematic relationship between mainstream media and prison practice. It uses the PRA position to examine the ... More


Tony Harrison and the Guardian

Claire Armitstead

in New Light on Tony Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In 1991 Tony Harrison was commissioned by Alan Rusbridger, then editor of the Guardian, to write two poems on the Gulf War. The result was ‘Initial Illumination’ and ‘’A Cold Coming’. in 1995, the ... More


My Earliest Years

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the history of The Angel Guardian Home, Ed Rohs' first institution and one of the many institutions for children founded by the Sisters of Mercy that began as an orphanage and ... More


Indeterminate and Intermediate or Animated Nonfiction: Why Now?

Nea Ehrlich

in Drawn from Life: Issues and Themes in Animated Documentary Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780748694112
eISBN:
9781474460071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694112.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter Nea Ehrlich proposes that the contemporary fascination with animated documentary stems from animated non-fiction’s challenging of traditionally perceived differences between animation ... More


Documentary expression and the physicality of the referent: writing, painting and photography

John Corner

in Theorising Media: Power, Form and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082603
eISBN:
9781781703182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082603.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyses the physicality of the referent and the documentary expression in the media. It explores some aspects of the proto-pictorial quality of documentary expression in writing and ... More


British Visitors to Russia

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter deals with the writings of some of the British visitors to Russia, including John Cournos, the modernist writer, who produced an early anti-Bolshevik pamphlet; Robert Wilton, the ... More


New Start In Riverdale, 1907–22

William Seraile

in Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234196
eISBN:
9780823240838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234196.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The Colored Orphan Asylum (COA) trustees were determined that their new home in Riverdale would be modeled on the cottage system, which was then in vogue. The New York Juvenile Asylum had embraced ... More


Correspondence of Tagore and Rolland

Chinmoy Guha (ed.)

in Bridging East and West: Rabindranath Tagore and Romain Rolland Correspondence (1919-1940)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199489046
eISBN:
9780199093885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489046.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Romain Rolland wrote his first letter to Tagore on 10 April 1919 from Villeneuve, Switzerland, requesting him to sign the historical Declaration of the Independence of the Spirit. Tagore responded ... More


Tricks of the Blood: Heredity and Repair in Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Josh Doty

in The Perfecting of Nature: Reforming Bodies in Antebellum Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659619
eISBN:
9781469659633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659619.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter argues Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.’s first two novels, Elsie Venner: A Romance of Destiny and The Guardian Angel offer a vision of inherited characteristics that is more plastic than that ... More


The King's Speech: Jessie Stephenson Parachutes Into Manchester

Jill Liddington

in Vanishing for the vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719087486
eISBN:
9781781707012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087486.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Manchester remained ‘suffrage city’, and needed a regional WSPU organizer. Jessie Stephenson, a great admirer of Emmeline Pankhurst, was dispatched north. Her job included looking after the stellar ... More


Settler Emigration in the Radical Press

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines settler emigration literature that circulated in the Victorian radical press. Its first section centres on Thomas Wheeler’s Chartist novel Sunshine and Shadow (1849), originally ... More


Finding a Voice

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts’s journalistic “voice” begins to emerge. Shilts’s clash with David Goodstein comes to a head, with Shilts fired from The Advocate but later hired by KQED as a contributor to the “Newsroom” TV ... More


Periodical Publications: Journalism, Politics, and Polite Entertainment

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

New formats for periodical publications in this decade included the newspaper, which replaced the earlier newsbooks and handwritten subscription newsletters and which created new opportunities for ... More


Rights of the Child—An Overview

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an overview of the child rights in India. The Guardians and Wards Act 1890, Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956, Young Persons Harmful ... More


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