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The Drift to Power, c.1390–97

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the process by which the settlement put in place in 1388-90 slowly came apart in the mid-1390s, as Richard II used his acknowledged status as king and man to reassert his ... More


Isabel Morse Jones: “Gershwin Analyzes Science of Rhythm” (1937)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0061
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of Isabel Morse Jones article titled Gershwin Analyzes Science of Rhythm, which was published in the February 7, 1937, issue of the Los Angeles Times. Jones' article ... More


L’Américaine in Paris: Le Divorce

William Cloonan

in Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The discussion shows how Diane Johnson’s novel, Le Divorce, is a rewriting of James’ The American. In this version the hero becomes the heroine, yet many of the dichotomies between the French and the ... More


Women Latin Poets in Spain and Portugal

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on Spanish women and scholarship: evidence from the middle ages. It discusses Spanish attitudes towards learned women, the royal nun Costanza de Castilla, and Fernando and Isabel ... More


Jews and Conversas: The First Century of Crypto-Judaism

Renée Levine Melammed

in Heretics or Daughters of Israel?: The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151671
eISBN:
9780199849215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151671.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

On March 31, 1492, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabel signed the infamous edict declaring the expulsion of “Jews and Jeweses” of all the kingdoms. The Edict of Expulsion emphasized the belief that ... More


The Spanish Resurgence, 1713-1748

Christopher Storrs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300216899
eISBN:
9780300225235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300216899.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book considers the extraordinary revival of Spanish power following the War of the Spanish Succession. Between 1713 and 1748 the Spain of Philip V was the single greatest threat to peace in ... More


Boyhood

Marva Griffin Carter

in Swing Along: The Musical Life of Will Marion Cook

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195108910
eISBN:
9780199865796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108910.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses William Mercer Cook as he grew from child to adolescent. It explains several important points in his life, from the death of his father, his journey with his mother, and the ... More


Stoic Prophet

Bradley J. Birzer

in Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 considers Kirk’s five years (1942–1946) as a U.S. Army conscript serving in Utah and Florida and working with chemical weapons. During this time, Kirk discovered some form of the ... More


On DH in Mexico: An Interview with Isabel Galina Russell

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste and Juan Carlos Rodríguez

in Digital Humanities in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401476
eISBN:
9781683402145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401476.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Isabel Galina is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliográficas, a research institute for bibliographic studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM. The university ... More


Prison Breaks: Modes of Escape in Auta de Souza’s Poetics of Freedom

Monique-Adelle Callahan

in Between the Lines: Literary Transnationalism and African American Poetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199743063
eISBN:
9780199895021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743063.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Auta de Souza’s poetry in the context of Brazilian slavery and abolition. Auta challenges the definitions of personal freedom to self-design, self-define, reconcile colonial ... More


The Camera Obscura: Teatro Maleducadas’ Production of La Casa de Bernarda Alba

Rachel Afi Quinn

in Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043819
eISBN:
9780252052712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043819.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines a 2013 Santo Domingo performance of Federico García Lorca’s play La Casa de Bernarda Alba by the Dominican theater collective Teatro Maleducadas and its manifestation online. ... More


The Ghost Who Haunts Our Chile Policy

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter returns to how the diplomacy of US-Chilean relations is hostage to the Letelier case throughout the 1980s. The Ronald Reagan government is far less interested in pushing for justice, but ... More


Such a Safe City

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction recounts the day’s events of the car bomb assassination of Orlando Letelier in Washington, DC on September 21, 1976. It focuses on the experiences of the surviving family members, ... More


The Center of Each Other’s World

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the relationship between Isabel and Orlando Letelier before the military coup by Pinochet on September 11, 1973. They met as stdents, fell in love and into politics, and lived ... More


Cueca Sola

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Isabel Letelier’s widowhood in the year or so after the assassination, in addition to the experiences of other friends and family members. Letelier and her four teenage boys ... More


Prisoners, Survivors, and Judgment Creditors

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter narrates the fallout from the Townley trial and ends Part Two. Townley and his wife separate after he goes into witness protection. Isabel Letelier continues to seek justice while ... More


Fight until the End

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter once again focuses on Isabel Letelier and her activism in the case of her husband, taking the case through the end of the 1980s. With the repression in Chile easing, son Juan Pablo moves ... More


Intellectual Authors, 1996–2018

Alan McPherson

in Ghosts of Sheridan Circle: How a Washington Assassination Brought Pinochet's Terror State to Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653501
eISBN:
9781469653525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653501.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue ties up loose ends by narrating the experiences of all the important participants in the Letelier case: Isabel Letelier and her sons have grown old and beloved; Michael Moffitt ... More


Crafting the Body Beautiful: Performing Social Identity at Santa Isabel, Nicaragua

Geoffrey G. McCafferty and Sharisse D. McCafferty

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In agency-based archaeology, a theoretical trend fosters a great interest in how the human body serves as a venue for negotiating and expressing social identity. Archaeological evidence may thus be ... More


Cross-Dressing and Transnational Space: Isabel Allende's Daughter of Fortune

Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson

in Transatlantic Women's Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624454
eISBN:
9780748652242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624454.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the issue of transnational space in Isabel Allende's 1999 novel Daughter of Fortune, explaining that this novel engaged with a range of journeys across and between continents ... More


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