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From Penitence to Evidence: Drama and the Legal Reformation

Lorna Hutson

in The Invention of Suspicion: Law and Mimesis in Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212439
eISBN:
9780191707209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212439.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines representations of evidence gathering in 15th-century homiletic and dramatic texts, and finds that within the penitential theology of the period, these are ways of figuring the ... More


Rochester: The Disappointments of Hobbism and Libertinism

Christopher Tilmouth

in Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the complete works of the Earl of Rochester. It begins by noting Rochester's anxious preoccupation with images of boundlessness and dissolution. It then presents a threefold ... More


Opera, Modernism, and Modernity: Reading Counterpoint in Joseph Conrad's Malay Trilogy and Pramoedya's Buru Tetralogy

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 2 offers a comparative study of the Malay trilogy of novels (Almayer's Folly, An Outcast of the Islands, and The Rescue) with which Conrad began his career and the Buru tetralogy of novels ... More


Creole Legacies in Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea and Pramoedya's This Earth of Mankind

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 5 compares Rhys's use of the stereotype of the Creole heiress in Wide Sargasso Sea with Pramoedya's use of a similar stereotype in This Earth of Mankind. The chapter situates this stereotype ... More


“Show[ing] Himself as a Man”: Constructions of Manhood in Conrad's Imperial Theater

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the relevance of a negotiation to long-standing critical debates about Conrad's relationship to European imperialism. Conrad's work tends to focus on isolated male characters. ... More


“The Character of a Family” in Stowe’s Dred: On the Limits of Alternative Kinship

Holly Jackson

in American Blood: The Ends of the Family in American Literature, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199317042
eISBN:
9780199369256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199317042.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Women's Literature

Turning to the American author perhaps most associated with the enshrinement of domestic kinship, this chapter argues that Harriet Beecher Stowe’s second novel, Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp ... More


Family History, Global History

Anne Firor Scott

in Pauli Murray & Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830550
eISBN:
9781469605425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876732_scott.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter tells of Murray's difficulties in perfecting her family history and Ware's undertaking a challenging responsibility as editor of the sixth volume of UNESCO's History of Mankind: Cultural ... More


Laughing Our Way toward God; or, Dramatic Comedy and Vernacular Contemplation

Eleanor Johnson

in Staging Contemplation: Participatory Theology in Middle English Prose, Verse, and Drama

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572031
eISBN:
9780226572208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572208.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The final chapter treats the grotesque and scatological play Mankind, to make the counterintuitive argument that the play’s very grossness gives life and power to its staging of participatory ... More


‘Here will be a Garden-City’: Soviet Man on an Arctic Construction Site

Lyubov Bugaeva

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The trope of Arctic exploration has been used for political purposes all over the world, and the Soviet Union was no exception. In this chapter Lyubov Bugaeva examines the construction of the ‘Soviet ... More


Afterness and Translation: The Politics of Carrying Across

Gerhard Richter

in Afterness: Figures of Following in Modern Thought and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157704
eISBN:
9780231530347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157704.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines translation as a form of afterness. It first considers Odo Marquard’s interpretation of Martin Heidegger’s aesthetic gestures, and in particular of the latter’s understanding of ... More


Syntax Gram and the Magic Typewriter: W.S. Graham's Automatic Writing

Matthew Francis

in W.S. Graham: Speaking Towards You

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235699
eISBN:
9781846314407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235699.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The creative energy and radical technique evident in W. S. Graham's late unpublished poetry constitute a significant avant-garde challenge to the institution of literature, particularly the fixity ... More


Epilogue

Mark A. Lewis

in The Birth of the New Justice: The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660285
eISBN:
9780191757716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660285.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Despite intellectual strides in the ideas of the “new justice” between 1919–1950 and their partial realization after 1945, prospects were weak at the start of the Cold War that international criminal ... More


“People in the Colonies . . . better Judges”: Observing Empire at Midcentury

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Franklin theorized that British subjects in the colonies ought to have the same rights and obligations as British subjects in England, and he argued that the American colonies were reaching a point ... More


Traditions of Voice: Image, Interiority, Parody

David Lawton

in Voice in Later Medieval English Literature: Public Interiorities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198792406
eISBN:
9780191835254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792406.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter starts from the connection between image and voice, exploring it in Hoccleve’s Chaucer portrait, which both memorializes and claims Chaucer’s voice; and then turning to Hoccleve’s access ... More


Conclusion

Courtney J. Fung

in China and Intervention at the UN Security Council: Reconciling Status

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842743
eISBN:
9780191878671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842743.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 offers the conclusion, summarizing the findings of the book regarding China’s status dilemma, pinpointing when status matters to China and how status affects China’s position on ... More


The Future as Moral Imperative. Foundations of Futurism

Jenny Andersson

in The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 3 traces the emergence of futurism to a range of writings by intellectuals such as Hannah Arendt, Ossip Flechtheim, and Lewis Mumford immediately after the Second World War. It explains the ... More


The Future of the World. The World Futures Studies Federation and the Future as Counter Expertise

Jenny Andersson

in The Future of the World: Futurology, Futurists, and the Struggle for the Post Cold War Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198814337
eISBN:
9780191851919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814337.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 8 explores the making of futures studies as a counter reaction to futurology and protest against the Cold War world order. Taking as its focus the World Futures Studies Federation, created by ... More


Chinese (Grand) Strategies for (Global) Change

Shaun Breslin

in China Risen?: Studying Chinese Global Power

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529215809
eISBN:
9781529215847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215809.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The chapter traces the changes continuity and change in China’s international relations under Xi. Continuity in terms of building on pre-existing trends evident before his assumption of power, and ... More


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