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Re-encounters

Jonathan Dollimore

in Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112259
eISBN:
9780191670732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112259.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

André Gide's accounts of his meetings with Oscar Wilde have been regarded with suspicion. Gide felt that he knew Wilde better than others because he understood Wilde's homosexuality and the ... More


Introduction

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book investigates the poetic influence of Emily Dickinson to a significant number of contemporary writers, who in their own terms, are enacting Dickinson's poetics of “broken responsiveness.” It ... More


Restructured and Restrung: Charles Wright's Zone Journals

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses Charles Wright's Zone Journals, a reflection of Emily Dickinson's poetic influence on him. The Zone Journals is made up of a single year-long journal, “A Journal of the Year of ... More


Interview With Charles Wright

Thomas Gardner

in A Door Ajar: Contemporary Writers and Emily Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174939
eISBN:
9780199850945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174939.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents an interview with Charles Wright where he talks about his first encounter with Emily Dickinson's works. Wright also discusses the poetic style and form of Zone Journals and the ... More


Childhood

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses Kierkegaard's perspectives on his own childhood. It first describes a document authored by Kierkegaard which contains a review of the first twenty-six years of his life, though ... More


Early Youth: 1830 to 1834

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter describes Kierkegaard's years spent at the University of Copenhagen, dutifully following his father's wish that he become a student of theology. During Kierkegaard's first years he was ... More


Lady amateurs and gentleman professionals: emergency nursing in the Indian Mutiny

Sam Goodman

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Indian Rebellion (1857) occupies a central position in the mythology of late nineteenth-century British history. The shock throughout British colonial society was expressed through a medium ... More


Natural History in Edinburgh, 1779–1832

Bill Jenkins

in Evolution Before Darwin: Theories of the Transmutation of Species in Edinburgh, 1804–1834

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474445788
eISBN:
9781474476515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445788.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter focuses in on Edinburgh’s natural history circles in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. First it examines the chair of natural history at the University and the work of ... More


Introduction

Kris Fresonke

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter introduces the reader to Lewis and Clark, starting with their published work, the Journals. The discussion includes the ways the Journals have been published and read, and notes that ... More


Living with Lewis & Clark: The American Philosophical Society’s Continuing Relationship with the Corps of Discovery from the Michaux Expedition to the Present

Edward C. Carter

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the role of the American Philosophical Society (APS) in the expedition of Lewis and Clark. It shows that the APS was the main sponsor of the expedition, and that it also ... More


Wilderness Aesthetics

Frank Bergon

in Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228399
eISBN:
9780520937147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228399.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents an evaluation of the Nebraska scholarly edition of the Journals. This chapter aims to be a thoughtful and thorough assessment of Lewis and Clark as writers, as well as the ... More


“National Health Is National Wealth”: Publics, Professions, and the Rise of the Public Health Journal

Sally Shuttleworth

in Science Periodicals in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Constructing Scientific Communities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226676517
eISBN:
9780226683461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226683461.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Public Health journals, in all their diversity, have received little attention in their own right. This chapter argues that these journals facilitated the growth of nineteenth-century movements for ... More


Social Observers

David Seed (ed.)

in American Travellers in Liverpool

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622041
eISBN:
9781800343467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622041.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By mid-century Liverpool’s place on the tourist circuit had become well-established. This chapter gives a broad range of social descriptions offered by travellers, including details from Frederick ... More


Spare, Modernist Perfection

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Woolf appears in consummate command in her 1924 diary. She curbs her number of diary entries and brakes her previous need for praise. London supplies the motion she craves. As she finishes Mrs. ... More


From Specimen to System: Botanical Scale and the Environmental Sublime in Joseph Dalton Hooker’s Himalayas

Lynn Voskuil

in Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282128
eISBN:
9780823286034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282128.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The discipline of nineteenth-century botany was central both to the British imperial project and to the development of global theory. This article shows how the work of botanist Joseph Dalton Hooker ... More


‘Who Were We? and What Happened to Us?’: Inuit Memory and Arctic Futures in Igloolik Isuma Film and Video

Marian Bredin

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the history of one of the most successful indigenous film- and video-making groups, Nunavut’s Isuma. Based in Igloolik, Bredin charts the emergence of the group, as led by ... More


Claiming Space, Time and History in The Journals of Knud Rasmussen

Darrell Varga

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006), a film about the contact between shamanism and Christianity voiced through a native Inuit point of view. The film's story is about the ... More


Representing a Family of Letters: Images of Authorship (1650–1750)

Oded Rabinovitch

in The Perraults: A Family of Letters in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729423
eISBN:
9781501730085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729423.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first chapter studies the role of the family in the broader definition of authorship shared by the Perraults’ contemporaries. While modern studies of authorship often stress its legal regulation ... More


Neither Mainstream nor Alternative: LOHAS at the Crossroads

Monica M. Emerich

in The Gospel of Sustainability: Media, Market, and LOHAS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036422
eISBN:
9780252093456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036422.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines LOHAS as a bridge between the two poles of the American marketplace—the “alternative” market and the “mainstream” or conventional market. This market-based binary shaped and ... More


The Tree of Knowledge: New Insights on Katherine Mansfield, Oscar Wilde and ‘A Woman’

Giles Whiteley

in Katherine Mansfield and Russia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426138
eISBN:
9781474438681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426138.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This article examines in detail a number of unattributed quotations taken from the journals of 1907, signed ‘O.W.’, ‘A Woman’ and ‘A.W.’. I call into question the critical heritage on these ... More


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