Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 162 items

  • Keywords: Harrison x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Contemporary poetry and classics

Oliver Taplin

in Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the here and now and the unselfconscious use of Greek and Latin writers by contemporary British and Irish poets. In 1973 an enterprising garland-maker collected together some ... More


Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

John T. Smith

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book has three interlocking themes. It is concerned first with the advance and subsequent decline of the Wesleyan Methodist efforts in education during the 19th century. Secondly, it is about Dr ... More


Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Dominic McHugh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827305
eISBN:
9780199950225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827305.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book provides a comprehensive discussion of the genesis and performance history of Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Using more than 500 previously unpublished letters from the papers of the ... More


 Diplomatic Post in the Orient

Umar F. Abd‐Allah

in A Muslim in Victorian America: The Life of Alexander Russell Webb

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195187281
eISBN:
9780199784875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187288.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Webb's experiences as a US consul to the Philippines. On September 29, 1887, Webb was appointed US consul to Manila — then under Spanish colonial control — by President Grover ... More


Classics as School of Empire

Emily Greenwood

in Afro-Greeks: Dialogues between Anglophone Caribbean Literature and Classics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199575244
eISBN:
9780191722189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575244.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the influence of the colonial educational curriculum in the British West Indies on the invention of a distinctive mode of Caribbean Classics. The first half of the chapter ... More


Politicking and Emergent Media: US Presidential Elections of the 1890s

Charles Musser

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292727
eISBN:
9780520966123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292727.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Politicking and Emergent Media looks at four presidential campaigns in the United States during the long 1890s (1888-1900) and the ways in which Republicans and Democrats mobilized a wide variety of ... More


New Light on Tony Harrison

Edith Hall (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This volume of essays arose from a conference which marked the 80th birthday of prizewinning British poet Tony Harrison on 30 April 2017 and with his agreement constitutes his ‘official’ Festschrift. ... More


Classical Training for the Woman Writer

Isobel Hurst

in Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283514
eISBN:
9780191712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283514.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Although relatively few Victorian women studied Latin and Greek, earlier female classicists such as Elizabeth Carter acted as models for aspiring scholars. The support of fathers, brothers or mentors ... More


Maternal Reformers and Education

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The maternal reformers were the most important leadership group among the women anti-suffragists. Their ideas underpinned what became known, after 1908, as the forward policy: a positive version of ... More


Old Authentic Words: You, Them, & Us

C. H. Sisson

in Speaking to You: Contemporary Poetry and Public Address

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657001
eISBN:
9780191742194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657001.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers both the respects in which Sisson's address succeeds in, and in which it falls considerably short of, breathing new life into Eliotic and Poundian forms and styles, testing out ... More


Connecting Borderlands: Native Networks and the Fredonian Rebellion

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapters 4 compares the U.S. borderlands of Canada and Mexico to illuminate the threat that icons of intertribal Native resistance such as Tecumseh, Tenskwatawa, and Black Hawk (and the “intellectual ... More


A View of the Hard Labour Bill and the Penitentiary Act of 1779

Janet Semple

in Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273875
eISBN:
9780191684074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273875.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses Jeremy Bentham's legislative pamphlet titled A View of the Hard Labour Bill and the passage of the Penitentiary Act of 1779 in England. The pamphlet is often dismissed as part ... More


The Stuff of Defeat: Material Culture and the Downfall of Jefferson Davis

Yael A. Sternhell (ed.)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After the war ended, Jefferson Davis struggled to recover the belongings he lost when the federal army captured him in 1865: rifle, pistols, clothing, letters, photographs, and eyeglasses, among ... More


Death and Immortality

Thomas Dixon

in The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264263
eISBN:
9780191734816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264263.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

One of the main appeals of the language of altruism, especially in the first twenty or thirty years of its existence, was its association with a scientific and humanistic religiosity. Its growing ... More


The Greek Gods in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century German and British Scholarship

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0026
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The late 19th and early 20th century is a landmark in the history of the study of the Greek gods. In this paper, I examine key models of interpretation of the Greek gods in Germany and Britain at ... More


The Ascendancy of Dr J. H. Rigg

John T. Smith

in Methodism and Education, 1849–1902: J. H. Rigg, Romanism, and Wesleyan Schools

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269649
eISBN:
9780191683725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269649.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In his adult life, some of the common characterizations of Dr James Harrison Rigg involved how he was often aggressive when it comes to arguments, self-opinionated yet self-confident, loyal, devoted ... More


Kentucky Rebel Town: The Civil War Battles of Cynthiana and Harrison County

William A. Penn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813167718
eISBN:
9780813168777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167718.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This is a detailed Civil War study of a Kentucky Blue Grass town and county. This extensive research of Cynthiana and Harrison County reveals the area’s divisive sectional animosities and ... More


The Tenets of Terror: Reinventing the Law of Martial Law

R. W. Kostal

in A Jurisprudence of Power: Victorian Empire and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199551941
eISBN:
9780191714320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551941.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

The dramatic decision of the Jamaica Committee to prosecute Edward Eyre for murder in the English courts spawned the publication of a voluminous and highly contentious technical legal literature on ... More


Epilogue

Andrea Orzoff

in Battle for the Castle: The Myth of Czechoslavakia in Europe 1914-1948

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195367812
eISBN:
9780199867592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367812.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many American professors had studied in Czechoslovakia, some of them with Masaryk himself. In response to the Nazis, they began writing scholarly works on interwar Czechoslovakia, describing it as a ... More


“Harrison and Prosperity or Van Buren and Ruin”

Michael F. Holt

in The Rise and Fall of the American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161045
eISBN:
9780199849635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161045.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Whig party's choice of General William Henry Harrison instead of Henry Clay at Harrisburg has made them seem particularly opportunistic. Whigs, indeed, nominated military heroes rather than ... More


View: