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Performing Latin Verse: Text and Music in Early Medieval Versified Offices

Gunilla Björkvall and Andreas Haug

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Versified Offices contain antiphons and responsories written in verse form. This subgenre appeared during the 10th century. Does the distinctive textual form of versified Offices have a bearing on ... More


n i n e The Newtonian Program of thePrize Essay and Kant's Crisis The Struggle for Freedom

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores the aftermath of Only Possible Argument and the Prize Essay (1764). Section 1 examines the curious preface of Kant’s third book, the exchange with Mendelssohn, and Kant’s ... More


Balzac’s Louis Lambert: Genius and the Feminine Mediator

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies Balzac's Louis Lambert (1832), in which the character of Lambert is a (possibly) mentally ill genius who retreats into a world to which only his erstwhile fiancée has access. ... More


Woolf, Bloomsbury, the ‘New Biography’, and the New Auto/biografiction

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the British modernist whose work represents the most sustained fictionalising engagement with biography. It recounts changes in biographical theory in Woolf's lifetime; ... More


Bridges to Understanding: St. Lambert Roman Catholic Church

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This parish's motto, “A Christian Community Welcoming All People,” expresses its openness both to Catholics of all ethnic backgrounds and to adherents of non-Christian religions. Embodying the spirit ... More


Mathematics Developed: The Case of the Reals

José Ferreirós

in Mathematical Knowledge and the Interplay of Practices

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691167510
eISBN:
9781400874002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691167510.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter considers two crucial shifts in mathematical knowledge: the natural numbers ℕ and the real number system ℝ. ℝ has proved to serve together with the natural numbers ℕ as one of the two ... More


Cromwell and His Councillors

Blair Worden

in God's Instruments: Political Conduct in the England of Oliver Cromwell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570492
eISBN:
9780191739347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570492.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The chapter looks at the machinery of Cromwellian government. His regime presented itself as conciliar rule: as a government in which formal powers given to the council placed curbs on his rule and ... More


The Ambassadors and the Fictional Contract

Roslyn Jolly

in Henry James: History, Narrative, Fiction

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119852
eISBN:
9780191671227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119852.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The ‘deep taste of change’ pervades the opening chapters of The Ambassadors, as Lambert Strether begins his encounter with Europe. The first stage of this encounter is described in terms which ... More


Michael R. Milken: 1946–: Junk Bond King

Edward Morris

in Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The chapter describes Michael Milken’s creation and development of junk bonds.


Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Robert Glenn Howard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773086
eISBN:
9780814790748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773086.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1990s, Marilyn Agee developed one of the most well-known amateur evangelical websites focused on the “End Times,” The Bible Prophecy Corner. Around the same time, Lambert Dolphin, a retired ... More


Another Destiny? From Louis Lambert to Le Père Goriot, September 1832–January 1835

TIM FARRANT

in Balzac's Shorter Fictions: Genesis and Genre

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198151975
eISBN:
9780191710247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151975.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on Louis Lambert and Le M é decin de campagne — hesitant self-examinings of the first-person narratives, and the more thoroughgoing psychological investigations, La Grenadière, ... More


Legislation from the Councils of Urban II between Piacenza and Rome (April 1099)

Robert Somerville

in Pope Urban II's Council of Piacenza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199258598
eISBN:
9780191728563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258598.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Piacenza was the fourth council celebrated by Pope Urban II. Subsequently he convened synods at Clermont (late 1095), Tours and Nîmes (1096), at the Lateran in 1097 at an undetermined date, at Bari ... More


The Demise of the Army

Henry Reece

in The Army in Cromwellian England, 1649-1660

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198200635
eISBN:
9780191746284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200635.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

The downfall of the army in England in 1659–60 has never been satisfactorily explained. Traditional interpretations focus on a ‘divided interest’ between officers and soldiers, the ambition of the ... More


Spinoza and Dutch Cartesianism

Alexander X. Douglas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198732501
eISBN:
9780191796722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732501.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book aims to understand Spinoza’s philosophy by situating it in its immediate historical context. It defends a thesis about Spinoza’s philosophical motivations and then bases an interpretation ... More


From Two to Three Dimensions

Rolf G. Kuehni and Andreas Schwarz

in Color Ordered: A Survey of Color Order Systems from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195189681
eISBN:
9780199847747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189681.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The development of three-dimensional systems started in 1758 with the study of German astronomer Tobias Mayer; it continued with the work of Swiss mathematician Johann Heinrich Lambert. But stepping ... More


The Company of Pastors

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 2 describes John Calvin’s initial efforts to recruit a competent pastoral company for Geneva’s churches, and offers quantitative evidence as to the geographical origins, social location, and ... More


The Ministry of the Word

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 6 explores the important place that the sermon occupied in Geneva’s religious life from 1536 to 1609. In addition to outlining Calvin’s theology of preaching and his homiletic style, this ... More


“So that I can carry on”

Arthur W. Frank

in The Renewal of Generosity: Illness, Medicine, and How to Live

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226260150
eISBN:
9780226260259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260259.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter tells the story of a palliative care nurse, Linda, and the generosity of the care she offers. Linda, speaking in a brief interview excerpt, describes her relationship with a patient ... More


Utopia

Eric Saylor

in English Pastoral Music: From Arcadia to Utopia, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041099
eISBN:
9780252099656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041099.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pastoralism can take on utopian contexts as well as Arcadian ones, imagining a potentially brighter future rather than an idealized and fictitious past. While traditional metaphors of Christ as the ... More


Hawthorne’s Secret?

John Haydock

in Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954231
eISBN:
9781786944153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954231.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Hawthorne’s profound understanding of Balzac’s method developed from his close reading of the “Avant-propos” to La Comédie humaine (1842) and a study of the philosophic novels, Etudes Philosohiques, ... More


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