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Right‐Sizing Over the Jordan: The Politics of Down‐Sizing Borders

Marc Lynch

in Right-sizing the State: The Politics of Moving Borders

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244904
eISBN:
9780191600050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244901.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Marc Lynch examines the Jordanian disengagement from the West Bank in 1988 as a case of state downsizing. The author focuses on international factors and elite politics on both sides of the Jordan ... More


Winners and losers in the securities industry

G. Anandalingam and Henry C. Lucas

in Beware the Winner's Curse: Victories that Can Sink You and Your Company

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177404
eISBN:
9780199789559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177404.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on a major force in the economy, and one that is key to the capitalist system: securities markets and the brokerage industry. Although Nasdaq online securities market was one of ... More


A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Michael P. Murphy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The turn of the millennium has brought with it a vigorous revival in the interdisciplinary study of theology and art. The notion of a Catholic imagination, however, as a specific category of ... More


 Locating Difference: Theological Imagination, Narrative Expression, and Critical Discourse

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In addition to laying out a general groundwork for the Catholic imagination as a critical lens—and suggesting a variety of ways that the work of Hans Urs von Balthasar aids critics in articulating ... More


 Coda: On the Theological Imagination

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 6 provides a short synthesis of the book. Balthasar's program challenges us to first “see the form” in the world, but also to see the Beautiful, the Good, and the True at work in a broad ... More


The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions

Dominic Lash

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462778
eISBN:
9781474490603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462778.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Perhaps because they are so immediately absorbing, narrative films can also be profoundly confusing and disorienting. This fascinating book neither proposes fool-proof methods for avoiding confusion, ... More


Different Traditions

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn: A Critical and Historical Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270027
eISBN:
9780191600784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019827002X.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Various kinds of hymnody that do not fit into the categories above are considered here. They include nature hymns, and the Rivulet controversy; the hymns of Moody and Sankey, the evangelists; ... More


Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Lindsay Hallam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When David Lynch's film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, a prequel to the television series Twin Peaks, premiered at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival, it was met with met with outright hostility. ... More


Métier de Femme: New Woman Fiction

John Wilson Foster

in Irish Novels 1890-1940: New Bearings in Culture and Fiction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199232833
eISBN:
9780191716454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232833.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes several novels written by women. These include Hannah Lynch's Autobiography of a Child, Katherine Cecil Thurston's Max, and Sarah Grand's The Heavenly Twins.


When Government Fails: The Orange County Bankruptcy

Mark Baldassare

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520214859
eISBN:
9780520921368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520214859.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

When Orange County, California, filed for Chapter 9 protection on December 6, 1994, it became the largest municipality in United States history to declare bankruptcy. Providing a comprehensive ... More


Advanced Topics in Systems Biology and Network Evolution

Xun Gu

in Statistical Theory and Methods for Evolutionary Genomics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199213269
eISBN:
9780191594762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213269.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

As evolutionary biologists have always been concerned with the genetic basis for the emergence of complex phenotypes, advances in genomics and systems biology are facilitating a paradigm shift of ... More


The ‘Chit-Chat way’: The Letters of Mrs Thrale and Dr Burney

Alvaro Ribeiro

in Tradition in Transition: Women Writers, Marginal Texts, and the Eighteenth-Century Canon

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182887
eISBN:
9780191673900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182887.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 18th-century Literature

There are sixty-nine sparkling letters which constitute the surviving correspondence between Mrs Hester Lynch Thrale, the centre of the literary circle at Streatham, and Dr Charles Burney, the ... More


Explaining the Intractability of the Conflict

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter provides an analysis of the failed peace initiatives which accompanied the fighting, and explains why the Irish civil war did not result in a negotiated peace. A process of ideological ... More


Introduction

Lindsay Hallam

in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325642
eISBN:
9781800342385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325642.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on David Lynch's film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me from 1992, which is a strange prequel film to a massively popular television show that became a commercial flop. It explains ... More


McKinley Appointments: The Postal Service

John Roy Lynch

John Hope Franklin (ed.)

in Reminiscences of an Active Life: The Autobiography of John Roy Lynch

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781604731149
eISBN:
9781496833624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731149.003.0041
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how, in about a week or ten days after President William McKinley had signed the letter addressed to the postmaster general with reference to fourth-class postmasters, John Roy ... More


Dune

Christian McCrea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325826
eISBN:
9781800342446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325826.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

David Lynch's Dune (1984) is the film that science fiction — and the director's most ardent fans — can neither forgive nor forget. Frank Herbert's original 1965 novel built a meticulous universe of ... More


Open‐Ended Mutual Funds: Misframing, “Hot Hands,” and Obfuscation Games

Hersh Shefrin

in Beyond Greed and Fear: Understanding Behavioral Finance and the Psychology of Investing

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195161212
eISBN:
9780199832996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161211.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Misframing and heuristic‐driven bias combine to confuse investors about the relative contributions of skill and luck in fund performance. Investors invariably attribute excessive weight to skill, and ... More


Sarah Dorsey

Bertram Wyatt-Brown

in The House of Percy: Honor, Melancholy, and Imagination in a Southern Family

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109825
eISBN:
9780199854240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109825.003.0007
Subject:
History, Family History

Throughout her life, Sarah Anne Ellis Dorsey sought to combine the routines of a typical plantation lady with a sense of feminine intellectuality, which superior learning and wealth made possible. In ... More


Introduction

Christian McCrea

in Constellations: Dune

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325826
eISBN:
9781800342446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325826.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on David Lynch's 1984 film version of Dune. It analyses Dune's narrative structure, characterisations, its approach to science fiction, and audiovisual language that are all ... More


The Lives of the Irish Novelists

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Comparisons can be made of the ways in which Irish novelists represented themselves in semi-autobiographical fiction and were represented in appeals for grants from the Royal Literary Fund. Hannah ... More


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