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Across the Gulf: The Transcendentalists, the Dial, and Margaret Fuller

Sylvia Jenkins Cook

in Working Women, Literary Ladies: The Industrial Revolution and Female Aspiration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195327809
eISBN:
9780199870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327809.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the Dial (1840-44), the magazine of the American romantics, which appeared in New England almost exactly contemporaneously with the Lowell Offering. The Dial's contributors, ... More


Meaning and Enactment in a Buddhist Ritual

Patricia Q Campbell

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A ritual regularly performed at a Tibetan-based Buddhist centre in Toronto, Canada, highlights the process of negotiating meaning in Western Buddhist Centres. The Offering to the Spiritual Guide is a ... More


Literary Offerings

Jill Rappoport

in Giving Women: Alliance and Exchange in Victorian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199772605
eISBN:
9780199919000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772605.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

Literary annuals from the 1820s and ’30s not only shaped the way women imagined giving by modeling scenes and styles of exchange but, by cultivating a larger ethos of generosity for this publishing ... More


God Worship and the Chiao

Robert Hymes

in Way and Byway: Taoism, Local Religion, and Models of Divinity in Sung and Modern China

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520207585
eISBN:
9780520935136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520207585.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the modern ethnographic literature about a ritual, the Offering (chiao), which on the one hand is Taoist but on the other honors local lay gods, to argue that the tensions ... More


The Textual Program of Karakhamun’s First Pillared Hall

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The excavation of the tomb of Karakhamun has brought to light its textual richness. It is the oldest known Late Period revival monumental mortuary building, making it a an important reference for ... More


: Unbecoming Community

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this final chapter, Felix Gonzalez-Torres’ installations of paper stacks and candy piles are theorized as aesthetic and ethical scenes of decision. Ricco theorizes that by partaking in the work by ... More


Orphan Drug Designations as Valuable Intangible Assets for IPO Investors in Pharma-Biotech Companies

Philippe Gorry and Diego Useche

in Economic Dimensions of Personalized and Precision Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611068
eISBN:
9780226611235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611235.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Orphan Drug (OD) legislation has been implemented with regulatory and financial incentives to encourage the drug innovation in order to treat rare diseases. This study aims to test whether OD ... More


. The Demons By Daylight Period

S.T. Joshi

in Ramsey Campbell and Modern Horror Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853237655
eISBN:
9781781380697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237655.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses how Ramsey Campbell broke free from the influence of H.P. Lovecraft through his work, the ‘Demons by Daylight’ (1973). His ‘The Childish Fear’ (1963), ‘An Offering to the Dead’ ... More


Other Practices

Susan J. Stabile

in Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199862627
eISBN:
9780190258337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199862627.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

A number of other Tibetan Buddhist practices are easily adaptable by Christians seeking to enrich their prayer lives. Many of them offer ways of disposing ourselves to God, of preparing our minds and ... More


The Theological Character of Bach’s Musical Offering

Michael Marissen

in Bach & God

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190606954
eISBN:
9780190606985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606954.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter argues that even the so-called pure instrumental music of Johann Sebastian Bach can share a great deal with his liturgical vocal music in projecting religiosity. Questions of meaning in ... More


The Law and Finance of Initial Coin Offerings

Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez and and Nydia Remolina

in Cryptoassets: Legal, Regulatory, and Monetary Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190077310
eISBN:
9780190077358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077310.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter analyzes the legal and financial aspects of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Section I examines the concept, features, and structure of an ICO. Section II analyzes the different regulatory ... More


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