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The Garden Road incident on May 22, 1967

Gary Ka-wai Cheung

in Hong Kong's Watershed: The 1967 Riots

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090897
eISBN:
9789882207011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090897.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

On May 22, 1967, thousands of leftists marched up the Garden Road to the government house. These protesters offered insults and abuse, and then physical violence. The police stood their ground ... More


Ulster Art and a Wider Politics, 1930–39

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt begins work in the Belfast City Museum and Art Gallery. His left-wing poetry gradually attracts interest, and he succeeds in placing a poem in the BBC magazine The Listener. He meets Roberta ... More


American Iron

Anne Kelly Knowles and Chester Harvey

in Mastering Iron: The Struggle to Modernize an American Industry, 1800-1868

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226448596
eISBN:
9780226448619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448619.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reflects on the iron industry’s development from 1800 to 1868. While this period saw tremendous geographical expansion and the adoption of technological innovations that greatly ... More


Coda – Pushing Brunias’s buttons, or rebranding the plantocracy’s painter: the afterlife of Brunias’s imagery

Mia L. Bagneris

in Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120458
eISBN:
9781526132246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120458.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

The concluding chapter reiterates the major contentions of the previous chapters and examines the diverse ends to which Brunias’s images have been appropriated almost from the very moment of their ... More


Geographic Landscapes and Natural Disaster

J. Nicholas Entrikin

in The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the connection between the general discourse on human–environment relations and the study of natural hazard. The late Gilbert White, one of the leading geographers of the ... More


Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

W. J. McCormack

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This biography of the influential Irish poet and gallery curator moves from his origins in non-conformist Belfast through his local education, early efforts at writing, the left-wing politics of the ... More


‘An angry wind strumming the wires’: Poetry

Guy Woodward

in Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198716853
eISBN:
9780191787218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716853.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The international success of post-war generations of Northern Irish poets in the final third of the twentieth century has eclipsed the work of writers who were present and active in the province ... More


‘Strange Openings’: Visual Art

Guy Woodward

in Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198716853
eISBN:
9780191787218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716853.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Somewhat perversely, the Second World War created conditions in which visual artists in Northern Ireland could flourish. The unprecedented influx of foreign troops and refugees brought many new ... More


The Launch of the Enterprise

Douglas W. Shadle

in Orchestrating the Nation: The Nineteenth-Century American Symphonic Enterprise

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199358649
eISBN:
9780199358670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358649.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

An ethos of musical cosmopolitanism during the first third of the nineteenth century led to the establishment of ensembles that favored European works, particularly the oratorios of Joseph Haydn and ... More


Racial and Regional Rhythms

Tom Walker

in Louis MacNeice and the Irish Poetry of his Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198745150
eISBN:
9780191806087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745150.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the time that MacNeice spent in Ireland, North and South, at the beginning and end of the Second World War. It explores his poetry’s engagement with Irish poetics that stress ... More


The Poet Breaks Through: No Rebel Word, London, 1948

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter is a detailed exercise in publication history. John Hewitt’s first hardback collection, No Rebel Word, was issued by Frederick Muller of London in 1948. Though it achieved little ... More


Belfast Beginnings, 1907–29

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Hewitt family’s situation at the time of the poet’s birth, and after, is described, and Hewitt’s juvenilia examined. Through accounts of inter-family relations, a back-narrative engages with the ... More


‘The Red Hand’, a Young Man’s Poemosaic

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A close reading of Hewitt’s ambitious early (and unfinished) composition ‘The Red Hand, a Poemosaic’, elicits a great variety of concerns and anxieties, political, religious and ‘identity’ related. ... More


The War Years, including Cold War Preliminaries

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt’s immediately pre-war journalism is considered, following by an account of the war-time rationed party scene at his Mount Charles flat. Roberta Hewitt’s health deteriorated, but the end of ... More


‘The Colony’ (1949–50)

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Contains the full text of ‘The Colony’ followed by a critical analysis with the present author’s interpretation, and citing responses by Terence Brown, Denis Donoghue, Paul Muldoon, and Douglas Sealy.


Disappointments: Stranmillis and Mount Charles, 1951–56

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt’s MA thesis on Ulster folk poetry is compared to the later published version (1974), especially with reference to political nuance and the significance of the 1798 rebellion in his thought. ... More


An Irishman and -Woman in Coventry, 1956–66

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter relates Hewitt’s appointment to and first ten years at the Herbert Gallery in Coventry, in their domestic, professional, and political aspects. Methodism in the history of the English ... More


John Hewitt, Sam Thompson, and a Lost Labour Culture

Connal Parr

in Inventing the Myth: Political Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198791591
eISBN:
9780191833953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791591.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Drama

This chapter demonstrates the importance of the Labour movement on two Belfast-born Protestant writers and how this inculcated a socialist conviction quite separate, and antagonistic, to Ulster ... More


Defending Barbara Hepworth before the Ratepayers; Collected Poems (1968)

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The second half of Hewitt’s time in Coventry involved reassessments of his political attitude towards Ireland and his aesthetic preferences. He reviews his 1930s connections with Belfast in the light ... More


An Ulster Reckoning (1971)

W. J. McCormack

in Northman: John Hewitt (1907-87): An Irish writer, his world, and his times

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198739821
eISBN:
9780191802799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739821.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hewitt’s pamphlet An Ulster Reckoning (1971) is analysed in depth—his opting for non-commercial distribution, the order in which the poems were written and the different order in which they found ... More


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