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Yesterday’s News

Clare Pettitt

in Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198830429
eISBN:
9780191894688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830429.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

‘Yesterday’s News’ investigates the overlapping of different kinds of media time in the 1820s and 1830s. It tracks the persistence into modernity of older cultures of print and reading: almanacs, ... More


Mathematics in Literature

Annette Imhausen

in Mathematics in Ancient Egypt: A Contextual History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691117133
eISBN:
9781400874309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691117133.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

In addition to the accounts, evidence for the significance of mathematics for scribal culture also comes from some literary texts, most notably, the Late Egyptian Miscellanies. The Miscellanies are a ... More


Introduction

Peter Redford (ed.)

in The Burley Manuscript

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526104489
eISBN:
9781526121127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104489.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Drawing on the work of Woudhuysen, Love, Marotti and others, shows how and why manuscripts, and their care, copying and collection, were so important to Renaissance culture. Illustrates these matters ... More


Alexandrian Contexts

Ann Conway-Jones

in Gregory of Nyssa's Tabernacle Imagery in Its Jewish and Christian Contexts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198715399
eISBN:
9780191783166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715399.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Gregory’s Alexandrian predecessors — Philo, Clement, and Origen — all made use of the heavenly ascent paradigm. They also developed elaborate allegorical interpretations of the tabernacle’s ... More


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