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The Theory of Infinite Soluble Groups

John C. Lennox and Derek J. S. Robinson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507284
eISBN:
9780191709326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507284.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This book provides a comprehensive account of the theory of infinite soluble groups, from its foundations up to research level. Topics covered include: polycyclic groups, Cernikov groups, Mal’cev ... More


CENTRALITY IN FINITELY GENERATED SOLUBLE GROUPS

John C. Lennox and Derek J. S. Robinson

in The Theory of Infinite Soluble Groups

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507284
eISBN:
9780191709326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507284.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Pure Mathematics

This chapter discusses the centrality property for finitely generated soluble groups, upper central length, and the Fan Out lemma. It also considers the theorems of Lennox and Roseblade.


‘The Loy in Irish Politics’, 1 1907–1909

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the emergence of a more forceful left-wing critique as an element of Irish cultural nationalism, one hostile to Sinn Féin conservatism. It discusses the emergence of the Irish ... More


‘The right twigs for an eagle's nest’: Negotiating the Subsidy, 1922–1925

Lauren Arrington

in W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State: Adding the Half-pence to the Pence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590575
eISBN:
9780191595523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590575.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter is devoted to the lengthy campaign for a subsidy, which began immediately following the establishment of the Provisional Government after the Treaty settlement in 1922. It analyses the ... More


‘All think what other people think’: George O'Brien's Tenure, 1925–1926

Lauren Arrington

in W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State: Adding the Half-pence to the Pence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590575
eISBN:
9780191595523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590575.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As a result of the subsidy, the government placed a representative on the Abbey's board of directors. This chapter analyses the brief tenure of the first government‐appointed director, George ... More


‘What if the Church and State are the mob that howls at the door?’: Fighting the Irish at Home and Abroad, 1927–1934

Lauren Arrington

in W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State: Adding the Half-pence to the Pence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590575
eISBN:
9780191595523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590575.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In 1927 Eamon de Valera entered constitutional politics with Fianna Fáil. This chapter addresses the rise of conservatism as Fianna Fáil and Cumann na nGaedheal (the ruling party) competed for the ... More


Nobody’s Credit: Fiction, Gender, and Authorial Property in the Career of Charlotte Lennox

Catherine Gallagher

in Nobody's Story: The Vanishing Acts of Women Writers in the Marketplace, 1670–1820

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182436
eISBN:
9780191673801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182436.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the political and economic transformation of Charlotte Lennox in the mid-eighteenth century. It examines her reformation at the discursive intersection of several key terms ... More


Quixotic Confusions and Hume's Imagination

Marina Frasca-Spada

in Impressions of Hume

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199256525
eISBN:
9780191719707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256525.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Now classified as mid-way between epistemology and metaphysics, that part of 18th-century ‘science of human nature’ concerned with the investigation of human perceptions and passions was in fact ... More


Shakespeare's London 1613

David M. Bergeron

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526115461
eISBN:
9781526132390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book offers for the first time a ‘biography’ of the pivotal year, 1613. London, including the Jacobean court and the city, witnessed an exceptional outpouring of cultural experiences and ... More


Literature in English, 1921–84

Vivian Mercier

in A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217527
eISBN:
9780191678240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217527.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The rubric ‘literature and society’, which seems irrelevant to much of the literary work produced in the period 1891–1921, comes into its own from 1922 onwards. Whereas the plays of William Butler ... More


Relating Fits and Creating Enigmas: The Role of Narrative

Sabine Arnaud

in On Hysteria: The Invention of a Medical Category between 1670 and 1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226275543
eISBN:
9780226275680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226275680.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The fifth chapter examines the increasing role, from the 1750s, of literary and medical narratives in inscribing physiological disorders into a coherent progression. In novels by Lennox, Godwin, and ... More


Extending American Colonial Governance over Filipino Muslims, 1903–1920

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 focuses on the American Empire in the Philippines between 1903 and 1921, analyzing how religious beliefs continued to play a part in the development and application of American colonial ... More


‘A Goose-Quill or a Gander's?’: Female Writers in Johnson's Dictionary

Charlotte Brewer

in Samuel Johnson: The Arc of the Pendulum

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654345
eISBN:
9780191745003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654345.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter explores Johnson's quotations from female-authored sources in his Dictionary in the context of his attitude towards and relationship with women writers, and the view of women and women's ... More


Applying Contemporary Community Standards: Is It Obscene, or Merely Lewd?

Elizabeth L. Wollman

in Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199747481
eISBN:
9780199979417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747481.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Chapter 8 considers the impact of contemporary obscenity laws through the 1970s, as well as many of the double standards that exacerbated public and administrative confusion about applying the new ... More


Blake’s America, the Prophecy that Failed: William Blake (1757–1827)

Kenneth R. Johnston

in Unusual Suspects: Pitt's Reign of Alarm and the Lost Generation of the 1790s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199657803
eISBN:
9780191771576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657803.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

William Blake was arrested for seditious utterance at Felpham in Sussex in 1803, amid fears of a French invasion all along the English Channel coast. He was acquitted in a trial presided over by the ... More


Glanvill’s Ghost, Cold Sociability, and “the Cure of Arabella’s Mind”

Jayne Elizabeth Lewis

in Air’s Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction, 1660–1794

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226476698
eISBN:
9780226476711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226476711.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Charlotte Lennox’s female Quixote, Arabella, emerged on the London literary scene just three years after Tom Jones. This chapter first discusses the conversion of Arabella through Catherine ... More


The Long Goodbye

Sarah Trott

in War Noir: Raymond Chandler and the Hard-Boiled Detective as Veteran in American Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496808646
eISBN:
9781496808684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808646.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In addition to Marlowe, Chandler’s other veteran characters also unwittingly suffer post-traumatic symptoms, and chapter six is an exploration of the most significant of Chandler’s novels and the ... More


The 1958 General Strike and Its Aftermath

Gail Saunders

in Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062549
eISBN:
9780813051550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062549.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 8 describes the dispute which led to the general strike of 1958. A government-appointed Airports Board, which controlled parking regulations at the airport, agreed on a “franchise” project ... More


Prologue

David M. Bergeron

in Shakespeare's London 1613

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526115461
eISBN:
9781526132390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Prologue offers an overview of the book and a sketch of its narrative trajectory, including the unexpected death of Prince Henry, the heir apparent, and then the wedding of the only royal ... More


Fire and phoenix

David M. Bergeron

in Shakespeare's London 1613

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526115461
eISBN:
9781526132390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526115461.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter begins with the burning of the Globe Theatre on 29 June 1613 and comments on the play being performed there, Henry VIII. This play’s ending looks forward to the reign of King James and ... More


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