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Zen Masters

Steven Heine and Dale Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367645
eISBN:
9780199777181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367645.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Zen Masters contains ten articles by prominent scholars about the most significant “product” of the Zen tradition—the life and teachings of the masters or patriarchs who have made this ... More


‘The Vagina too, Responds’: Vaginal Orgasms, Clitoral Masturbation, Feminism, and Sex Research 1920–1975

Hera Cook

in The Long Sexual Revolution: English Women, Sex, and Contraception 1800-1975

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199252183
eISBN:
9780191719240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252183.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter concludes the section on sex manuals and relates sources with an analysis of post-World War II sex research into heterosexual physical sexual practice and, in particular, female orgasm. ... More


“A Dharma-Transmitter Who Traveled to Sung China”

Steven Heine

in Did Dogen Go to China?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305708
eISBN:
9780199784776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305701.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Dōgen was the second in a succession of Japanese monks who went to China in pursuit of true Buddhism, then returned to Japan to establish Zen temples. This chapter details the route travelled by ... More


FRIENDS AND RELATIVES

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0050
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The deaths of Mencken's friends, among them Edgar Lee Masters, Theodore Dreiser, and Joseph Hergesheimer left him free to seek out the company of other standbys: his publisher, Alfred A. Knopf, and ... More


Eton Rules

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

The Harrow School governors' policy of appointing Etonian Head Masters reached its consummation and faced its severest challenge between 1746 and 1785. The social and commercial success already ... More


From Memory to History

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter opens with Robert Lincoln and his dissatisfaction with the biographies published regarding his father. Thus, he decided to spearhead his own research so as to portray a more accurate ... More


Charles John Vaughan, 1845–1859

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

On January 22, 1845, the Easter Term began at Harrow School under a new Head Master, a twenty-eight-year-old clergyman and former Cambridge don with no previous experience of being a schoolmaster. ... More


Clouded Eminence: Teachers and Taught, 1914–1991

Christopher Tyerman

in A History of Harrow School 1324–1991

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227960
eISBN:
9780191678776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227960.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Modern History

In an institution whose Head possessed dictatorial powers of decision, arbitration, appointment, dismissal, and patronage, deference was not restricted to pupils. James Welldon had identified ... More


Labour Legislation, Casuality, and the Cost of Labour

Justin Willis

in Mombasa, the Swahili, and the Making of the Mijikenda

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203209
eISBN:
9780191675782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203209.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the problems faced by authorities in the process of making and implementing policies for the discipline of labour. While the policy of separation was conceived and implemented, ... More


Early Use of the Distinction: By the Pupils of the Masters

Lawrence Moonan

in Divine Power: The Medieval Power Distinction up to its Adoption by Albert, Bonaventure, and Aquinas

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267553
eISBN:
9780191683282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267553.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the earliest available passages in which the Power Distinction itself is being recognisably used. Towards the twelfth century appears a new class, of magistri: in the feudal ... More


The Earlier Medieval Power Distinction

Lawrence Moonan

in Divine Power: The Medieval Power Distinction up to its Adoption by Albert, Bonaventure, and Aquinas

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267553
eISBN:
9780191683282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267553.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Elements of an appreciation can now be put together. This involves locating the Distinction in its genre, drawing attention to salient features of the circumstances in which it was used, and ... More


Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement

Alan Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834838
eISBN:
9780824871529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834838.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book focuses on the crucial role that conceptions of iconic colonial Indian spaces—jungles, cantonments, cities, hill stations, bazaars, clubs—played in the literary and social production of ... More


Literary Patronage

Richard G. Wang

in The Ming Prince and Daoism: Institutional Patronage of an Elite

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199767687
eISBN:
9780199950607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767687.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 treats the Ming princes’ literary patronage of Daoism. Due to their lifestyle, Daoism became one of the most important themes for the Ming princes. For most of the time during the Ming, the ... More


Contacts with Clerics and Fashion of Daoist Names

Richard G. Wang

in The Ming Prince and Daoism: Institutional Patronage of an Elite

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199767687
eISBN:
9780199950607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767687.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 7 examines the Ming princes’ accommodation to two popular fashions of Daoist patronage: clerical contacts and the adoption of Daoist names by Ming literati. By participating in the patronage ... More


Comic Art in Museums

Kim A. Munson (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Over the last twenty years, the growing diversity in content and artistic innovation in graphic novels, comic books, and web comics combined with the popularity of films based on comics material have ... More


Sign Masters

Peter M. Birkeland

in Franchising Dreams: The Lure of Entrepreneurship in America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226051901
eISBN:
9780226051925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051925.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter provides a discussion on the nature of work franchisees perform at Sign Masters. In particular, it considers the roots of uncertainty they face. The troubles of Sign Masters are often ... More


Social Profile of Franchisees

Peter M. Birkeland

in Franchising Dreams: The Lure of Entrepreneurship in America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226051901
eISBN:
9780226051925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051925.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter introduces a typology of franchisees that cuts across King Cleaners, Sign Masters, and Star Muffler. The three types of franchisee include neo-franchisees, disillusioned franchisees, and ... More


The Apolitics of Rebellion

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how malcontented young adults rebel against various aspects of the established society, in terms of education, intellectual elite, morality, domestic and social authority, and ... More


Masters of High and Low: Exhibitions in Dialogue

Kim A. Munson (ed.)

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This is a brief interstitial introduction by art historian Kim A. Munson explaining the importance of and interaction between two blockbuster exhibitions featuring comics, High and Low: Modern Art, ... More


How Low Can You Go?

John Carlin

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter includes a 1990 review of MoMA’s High and Low: Modern Art, Popular Culture by cultural entrepreneur John Carlin, co-curator of The Comic Art Show (Whitney, 1983) and curator of Masters ... More


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