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Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Sarah Florini

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In a culture dominated by discourses of “colorblindness” but still rife with structural racism, digital and social media have become a resource for Black Americans navigating a society that ... More


The Value of the Textual Evidence

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The body of texts under examination is so large that it is not possible to attempt an item-by-item analysis of the textual evidence for the whole of the three collections. As each Life is studied, ... More


Protest and Dissent: NOMOS LXII

Melissa Schwartzberg (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479810512
eISBN:
9781479837564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479810512.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Protests abound in contemporary political life, including in the United States: One-fifth of Americans reported having participated in a political protest between early 2016 and early 2018. Protest ... More


The Merovingian Saints

J. M. Wallace‐Hadrill

in The Frankish Church

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269069
eISBN:
9780191600777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269064.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Discusses the development, nature and role of the most characteristic form of Merovingian literature, the Lives of the Saints. This can be seen in the volumes of the Monumenta Germaniae Historica, ... More


Conclusion

Lieve Van Hoof

in Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter gives a list of Plutarch's practical ethics and summarizes the characteristics that set them apart from especially his Lives, works of technical philosophy, and Delphic dialogues. These ... More


Our stories, our lives: Inspiring Muslim women's voices

Wahida Shaffi (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424105
eISBN:
9781447302889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In the early years of the twenty-first century, a number of Muslim women have achieved positions of influence. Women who care about the society in which they live and bring up their children are ... More


Conclusion: Race, Culture, and Digital Studies

Sarah Florini

in Beyond Hashtags: Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479892464
eISBN:
9781479807185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892464.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Beyond Hashtags concludes with a brief discussion of the radical changes in the dominant racial discourse that have taken place since the 2016 presidential election. In noting the decreased ... More


Frederik Pohl

Michael R. Page

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039652
eISBN:
9780252097744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

One of science fiction's undisputed grandmasters, Frederik Pohl built an astonishing career that spanned more than seven decades. In publishing novels, short stories, and essays, Pohl won millions of ... More


Stooping to Conquer: Johnsonian Biography

Freya Johnston

in Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking 1709-1791

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251827
eISBN:
9780191719080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251827.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter interprets some of Johnson's Lives of the Poets as non-satirical, corrective responses to Pope's Peri Bathous and The Dunciad. Richard Blackmore, for instance, ‘Father of the Bathos’ and ... More


Contesting the saints’ miracles: The witness of early Byzantine Lives and miracle collections

Matthew Dal Santo

in Debating the Saints’ Cult in the Age of Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646791
eISBN:
9780199949939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646791.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter argues that the defence of the saints and their miracles visible in Gregory and Eustratius’s texts can also be found in other contemporary texts. For in both saints’ Lives and ... More


The Complexities of Race: Identity, Power, and Justice in an Evolving America

Charmaine Wijeyesinghe (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781479801404
eISBN:
9781479801435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801404.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book analyzes and interrogates the complex ways that race, racial identity, racism, and racial justice are represented, experienced, and addressed in American society, politics, and culture. ... More


Virginia Woolf and ‘The Proper Writing of Lives’

JULIA BRIGGS

in The Art of Literary Biography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182894
eISBN:
9780191673917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182894.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Virginia Stephen confided that she would like to write a very subtle work on the proper writing of lives. Many years later, she would fulfil her ambition, writing subtle essays. That the young ... More


A Constancy Triptych: North’s Plutarch and the Roman Plays

Miles Geoffrey

in Shakespeare and the Constant Romans

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117711
eISBN:
9780191671050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117711.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers one indisputable source of the plays: Sir Thomas North's translation of Jacques Amyot's translation of Plutarch's Parallel Lives. In determining to what extent Shakespeare ... More


Walton’s Lives

Jessica Martin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270157
eISBN:
9780191683930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This book argues that Walton's practice, in his Lives, was crucial in shaping modern expectations of biography: how it should be organised, how it should treat evidence, how seriously it should ... More


Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Richard Sharpe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This is a study of three important late medieval collections of saints' Lives. The manuscripts, written in Latin and, for the most part, relating to the lives of Irish saints, have never before been ... More


On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Wesley C. Hogan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652481
eISBN:
9781469652504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652481.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

As Wesley C. Hogan sees it, the future of democracy belongs to young people. While today's generation of leaders confronts a daunting array of existential challenges, increasingly it is young people ... More


Crossing Bar Lines: The Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

James Gordon Williams

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781496832108
eISBN:
9781496832092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496832108.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book provides an interpretive framework for understanding how African American creative improvisers think of musical space. Featuring a Foreword by eminent scholar Robin D.G. Kelley, this is the ... More


The Writing of Saints’ Lives in Medieval Ireland

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Medieval Ireland produced a great quantity of hagiographical documents. Today, more than one hundred Latin Lives of about sixty Irish saints are known. Some of these survive only in Continental ... More


The Background to Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

All the three major collections of Latin Lives from medieval Ireland and a significant proportion of the Irish Lives survive because of the interest taken in them by a few Irish scholars working in ... More


Modern Scholars and their Methods

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

A new era in the study of Irish saints' Lives begins with the work of the Revd William Reeves (1813–1891), a learned curate to whom preferment in the Church of Ireland came only late in life. Reeves ... More


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