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Basset Horn

Albert R. Rice

in From the Clarinet D'Amour to the Contra Bass: A History of the Large Size Clarinets, 1740-1860

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195343281
eISBN:
9780199867813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343281.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

For the basset horn, the second chapter develops a precise definition; lists defining features; identifies and defines terminology; establishes origins and history; paints an historical picture; ... More


Deception and Related Concepts

Thomas L. Carson

in Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577415
eISBN:
9780191722813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577415.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Deception can be defined roughly as intentionally causing someone to have false beliefs, but this definition needs to be qualified to deal with certain cases, including the following. I intentionally ... More


‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Donal A. Kerr

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the first full account of the role of the Irish Catholic Church in the Great Famine of 1846 and its aftermath. The author shows how the Famine and the subsequent evictions led to rural ... More


Irish Violence and Roman Intrigue, 1847–1848

DONAL A. KERR

in ‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While the lord lieutenant and the bishops were grappling as best they could with the problems posed by the Famine, European attention was focusing on Rome. By 1847 Pius IX’s position had become the ... More


Children of the Island: Ovid, Poesis, and Loss in the Poetry of Eavan Boland and Derek Mahon

Jennifer J. Dellner

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Eavan Boland writes in ‘The Pomegranate’ that ‘as a child in exile in | a city of fogs and strange consonants’ she first encountered Ovid’s Metamorphoses version of the myth of Ceres and Persephone ... More


Reckoning with Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking About Thinking from Pascal to Babbage

Matthew L. Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411460
eISBN:
9780226411637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411637.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book studies mechanical calculating machines in the period before they became everyday commodities, from the attempts of Pascal in the 1640s through Babbage’s efforts in the 1820s-1840s. Through ... More


Louis MacNeice's Posterity

PETER McDONALD

in Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235803
eISBN:
9780191714542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235803.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his volume Visitations (1957), Louis MacNeice published the short poem ‘To Posterity’, in which a speaker in mid-career (MacNeice was fifty years old) tries to look beyond the horizon of his own ... More


Epstein, Holmes, and Regulatory Takings Jurisprudence

Brian E. Butler

in The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226474502
eISBN:
9780226474649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474649.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 4 investigates the issue of “regulatory takings” through an investigation of Oliver Wendell Holmes’ foundational case, Pennsylvania Coal Co. v. Mahon, Antonin Scalia’s Lucas v. South Carolina ... More


Hospitality and hauteur: tourism, cross-cultural space, and ethics in Irish poetry

Charles I. Armstrong

in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland: The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719089282
eISBN:
9781781707579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089282.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This contribution reflects on the ways in which Irishness is enacted and conveyed in recent literary articulations of multiculturality. In this essay on contemporary Irish poets Derek Mahon, Sinéad ... More


‘Fine contrary excess’: Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon and Thomas’s Northern Irish Afterlives

Tom Walker

in Reading Dylan Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474411554
eISBN:
9781474459723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Dylan Thomas’s work is indebted in many ways to the two giants of early twentieth-century Irish literature, W. B. Yeats and James Joyce, as many critics have acknowledged. Yet Thomas’s work has also ... More


Teething Problems: Charles Stanhope and the Coordination of Technical Knowledge from Geneva to Kent

Matthew L. Jones

in Reckoning with Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking About Thinking from Pascal to Babbage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226411460
eISBN:
9780226411637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411637.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Using a rich store of documents, this chapter tracks the creation of a series of calculating machines by the English nobleman Charles Stanhope. Stanhope’s materialized design practice emerged from ... More


The Gallery Press

Colleen McKenna

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter looks at the history of Gallery Press, one of the major players in the publishing industry in Ireland. It first considers Gallery Press’s early years since its establishment in 1970 by ... More


‘Atrocities against his Sacred Poet’: The Orpheus Myth and the Poetry of the Northern Irish Troubles

David Wheatley

in Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806516
eISBN:
9780191844126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806516.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In The Midnight Verdict (1993), Seamus Heaney combines extracts from two texts taking the poet into the underworld: Ovid’s description in Metamorphoses of Orpheus’ pursuit of Eurydice and subsequent ... More


Monopoly versus the Market: Urgency and Flexibility

Rafael Torres Sánchez

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784111
eISBN:
9780191826702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784111.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

The previous chapter addressed the state’s reaction capacity as specific supply problems occurred, such as a battle calling for mass movements of men and supplies. This chapter examines the ... More


The Celebration of Waiting: Moments in the History of Modern Irish Poetry and the Visual Arts

Neil Corcoran

in Poetry & Responsibility

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380352
eISBN:
9781781387245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380352.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Arguing that Yeats's very strong interest in the visual arts almost of itself programmed such an interest in a succeeding generation of Irish poets, this chapter demonstrates the relationship – in ... More


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