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Equilibrium

Ken Binmore

in Natural Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195178111
eISBN:
9780199783670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178111.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

After demolishing metaphysical notions of moral behavior, John Mackie's Inventing Right and Wrong argues that the way forward is through the study of anthropology and game theory. This chapter begins ... More


In Style: Epic Plush 1815–1820

Herbert F. Tucker

in Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790–1910

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232987
eISBN:
9780191716447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232987.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

British postwar epic disclosed fissures of faction within a national unity that had been artificially constrained by two decades' steady pressure from the enemy without. With the lifting of that ... More


Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Mike Huggins

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides a detailed consideration of the history of racing in British culture and society, and explores the cultural world of racing during the interwar years. The book shows how racing ... More


“Christian Patriotism” in Flush: Political Preaching, Antiwar Dissent, and Summer Thanksgiving

Sean A. Scott

in A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395990
eISBN:
9780199866557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395990.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

After the war's second summer, the northern home front showed signs of unrest. Draft resistance, highly divisive state elections, and fears of Copperhead uprisings demonstrated the strength of ... More


Grammatical Complexity and Aphasic Speech (1958)

Harold Goodglass and J. Hunt

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0025
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents a paper published by Harold Goodglass in 1958. Goodglass was among the first psychologists to investigate aphasia, and he should most likely be credited with introducing ... More


The Providential Usefulness of “Simple Foreknowledge”

Dean Zimmerman

in Reason, Metaphysics, and Mind: New Essays on the Philosophy of Alvin Plantinga

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199766864
eISBN:
9780199932184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766864.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There are two ways to combine the doctrine of complete divine foreknowledge with the philosophical thesis of libertarianism (i.e., that freedom and determinism are incompatible): Molinism (which ... More


Energy and Enthusiasm in Blake

JON MEE

in Romanticism, Enthusiasm, and Regulation: Poetics and the Policing of Culture in the Romantic Period

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199284788
eISBN:
9780191718953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284788.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter begins with Blake's distinctive commitment to ‘Meer enthusiasm’ as the ‘All in All’. It examines his attempts to break free from the rhetoric of regulation at work in most other romantic ... More


Conclusion

Tom Lockwood

in Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This concluding chapter briefly explores the longer, forward-looking perspectives within which this book is situated. It looks at Jonson's presence in the theatre after 1832, in the figures of W. C. ... More


Introduction

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of mobbing in workplaces, schools, and other organizations, and it situates mobbing within a historical context while distinguishing it from bullying. Unlike ... More


THE Cutt of the Child and the Controversy Over Child Actors

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/9780195336252.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that critics have overestimated the extent of the Victorians' investment in the ideology of innocence. The “otherness” of children was not an accepted fact in the 19th century, ... More


The Last Mock Epic? Heine's Atta Troll

Ritchie Robertson

in Mock-Epic Poetry from Pope to Heine

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199571581
eISBN:
9780191722356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571581.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

Heine's Atta Troll (1847) was partly inspired by his friend Immermann's Tulifäntchen (1830). Both present epic heroism, mockingly but wistfully, as an anachronism doomed by the progress of modern ... More


On Not Knowing the Child: Children's Literature Criticism and Adult Literary Theory

Lesnik-Oberstein Karín

in Children's Literature

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119982
eISBN:
9780191671272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119982.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Many self-proclaimed book-centred critics of children's fiction retain as their guiding star the ‘real child’, based on their reliance on a distinct literary discourse determined by adult readers and ... More


The Pre-Raphaelites

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (PRB) in 1848 including Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, William Morris, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. Dante Gabriel Rossetti wanted ... More


Keats and His Presider

Jonathan Bate

in Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129943
eISBN:
9780191671883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129943.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Charles Brown asserts that Keats's genius was initiated by The Faerie Queene wherein this earliest attempt which was included in his collection published in 1817 was seen as an ‘Imitation of ... More


‘Soft humanity put on’: The Poetry and Politics of Sociality 1798–1818

Nicholas Roe

in John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186298
eISBN:
9780191674495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186298.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter discusses the various invocations of solitude, nature, community, and social feeling in Coleridge's poems in the latter 1790s, which were understood by readers to reflect the wider ... More


Songs from the Woods; or, Outlaw Lyrics

Nicholas Roe

in John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186298
eISBN:
9780191674495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186298.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter states that the tougher, more independent streak in Keats's poetic personality would eventually be a factor in his growing dissatisfaction with Hunt early in 1818. The sonnet, ‘This ... More


Competition and Collaboration in Periodical Culture

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter deals with the dialogues and crossings which took place between creativity and criticism in the early 19th century. The chapter explores the implications for the power relations between ... More


Morgan’s Progeny

Rowland H. Davis

in The Microbial Models of Molecular Biology: From Genes to Genomes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195154368
eISBN:
9780199893935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154368.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter begins with a discussion of Thomas Hunt Morgan's main findings as a prelude to the work of his intellectual descendants. It then discusses Sturtevant, who in 1920 discovered abnormal, ... More


‘His British Godship’

Richard Lansdown

in Byron's Historical Dramas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112525
eISBN:
9780191670794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112525.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses Shakespeare as well, but considers Romantic Shakespeareanism. It is argued in this chapter that Byron's neo-classicism has evolved into a spirit of intellectual opposition to ... More


The Fall of Hyperion: ‘Morti li morti e i vivi parean vivi’

Ralph Pite

in The Circle of Our Vision: Dante's Presence in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112945
eISBN:
9780191670886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112945.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The first time that Keats encountered Dante was probably when he read Leigh Hunt's poem entitled The Story of Rimini which offers an extended full-length poem regarding Dante' story of Francesca and ... More


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