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The Christmas King

Gordon Kipling

in Enter the King: Theatre, Liturgy, and Ritual in the Medieval Civic Triumph

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117612
eISBN:
9780191671012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117612.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter considers the city's own self-portrayal in its dramatized response to St John's call to repentance. The chapter considers the city's theatrical representation of the Duke's entry. Duke ... More


The Bearing Across of Language: Care, Catachresis, and Political Failure

James Berger

in The Disarticulate: Language, Disability, and the Narratives of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708460
eISBN:
9780814708330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708460.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at prehistory by analyzing impasses of language in the Epic of Gilgamesh and parts of the Hebrew Bible. As language comes to define the status of the human, the obstruction of ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh (ed.)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books XI and XII

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688720
eISBN:
9781800343023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688720.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter analyses Augustine's Books XI and XII of The City of God, which document the initial phase of the rise of city of God and the city of this world, beginning with the creation of the world ... More


Coda to Part First: John and Fred, the 1893 Danvers Meeting, the 1893 World Expo, and the Trajectory of Black and White Antebellum Reform

Scott Gac

in Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111989
eISBN:
9780300138368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111989.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on John Hutchinson's friendship with Frederick Douglass, which continued strong until the black leader's death in 1895. John and his Danvers colleagues were living in a world ... More


Bishops as Peacemakers

S. T. Ambler

in Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198754022
eISBN:
9780191815751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754022.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter considers two incidents, in 1213 and 1234, in which bishops met with the king to confront him with his illegal actions and, through a ritual akin to the coronation, reform him ... More


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