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Thynne and Tuke's Apocrypha ‘Chaucer’ and the Poetry of Moderation

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks in detail at the contents and arrangement of Thynne’s 1532 edition of Chaucer’s Works. It examines the three poems placed at the beginning of the volume: the anonymous Eight Goodly ... More


Gods in Greek Inscriptions: Some Methodological Questions

Jan N. Bremmer and Andrew Erskine

in The Gods of Ancient Greece: Identities and Transformations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637980
eISBN:
9780748670758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637980.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Fritz Graf explores the ways in which epigraphy contributes to our understanding of Greek divinities. He focuses on the corpora of inscriptions from two cities in particular, Priene in Asia Minor and ... More


‘From pig to man and man to pig’: 1 The 1381 Uprisings in Chaucer’s The Nun’s Priest’s Tale

HELEN BARR

in Socioliterary Practice in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198112426
eISBN:
9780191707865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112426.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that the absence of authorial and narrative fixity in the The Nun's Priests Tale generates rhetorical comparisons between animals and humans which resonate very differently from ... More


The Earliest Commentary on the Prophecy of Habakkuk

Timothy H. Lim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198714118
eISBN:
9780191833793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the first major commentary in English on Pesher Habakkuk for forty years. It elucidates the nature of 1QpHab as the earliest commentary on the prophecy of Habakkuk by a detailed study of the ... More


Battling Demons to Propagate Reform: Sébastien Michaëlis and the Dominicans of Occitanie

Barbara B. Diefendorf

in Planting the Cross: Catholic Reform and Renewal in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190887025
eISBN:
9780190887056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887025.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Early Modern History

The chapter traces Sébastien Michaëlis’s efforts to reform the Order of Preachers (Dominicans) in the south of France and shows the close connection between these efforts and his participation in a ... More


Public Institutions for Communication, Culture, Religion, Health and Law

Bernard Spolsky

in Rethinking Language Policy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474485463
eISBN:
9781399501811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474485463.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Language policy at various levels is partly interrelated and partly independent. Media, radio, television, newspapers, and books illustrate literacy policy and also influence the status of varieties. ... More


Sirk and God: “The Pure Ambiguity of Experience”

Tom Ryan

in The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how Sirk’s films in which religion plays an important part aren’t concerned with whether or not there is a God. Instead their focus is firmly fixed on those who believe in some ... More


Ordinary Miracles

Mira Balberg

in Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295926
eISBN:
9780520968660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295926.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter focuses on two expansive ritual narratives that pertain specifically to sacrificial procedures in the temple: the account of the daily morning ritual in tractate Tamid and the account of ... More


For the Strength of Youth

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

“Youth” are defined by the Church as Young Men and Young Women who are members in good standing in the age-range from 12 years through age 17. The young men are ordained to the Aaronic priesthood, ... More


W. E. B. Du Bois: Black Cultural Reality and the Meaning of Freedom

Sterling Stuckey

in Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

To W. E. B. Du Bois, the slave church was African rather than Christian, thus allowing slaves of different backgrounds to find a common spiritual vision and a pan-African identity. His conception of ... More


Socialized into Smuggling: The Consumer Culture of the Black Market

Jesse Cromwell

in The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The chapter analyzes the cultural value of smuggled goods in Spanish America and Europe as a means to understand the acculturation to illicit activity that early modern Venezuelans experienced. For ... More


Introduction

Timothy H. Lim

in The Earliest Commentary on the Prophecy of Habakkuk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198714118
eISBN:
9780191833793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714118.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the reader to a close study of the Habakkuk Pesher, its historical allusions, and relevance for the origins of the sectarian communities reflected in the Dead Sea Scrolls. ... More


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