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The Prodigal Son in Elizabethan Literature

Alison M. Jack

in The Prodigal Son in English and American Literature: Five Hundred Years of Literary Homecomings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817291
eISBN:
9780191858819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817291.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter considers the influence of Roman comedies, such as those of Terence, on the development of a Prodigal Son tradition in Elizabethan literature. It is argued that the potential danger of ... More


The Prodigal Son in Poetry: Elizabeth Bishop and Iain Crichton Smith

Alison M. Jack

in The Prodigal Son in English and American Literature: Five Hundred Years of Literary Homecomings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817291
eISBN:
9780191858819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817291.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

While there are many examples of Prodigal Son poems, the works of Bishop and Smith are compared as they both struggle to make sense of ‘home’ from a perspective of exile. For Bishop, home is shown to ... More


Conclusion

Alison M. Jack

in The Prodigal Son in English and American Literature: Five Hundred Years of Literary Homecomings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817291
eISBN:
9780191858819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817291.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

An overview is given of the ways in which the Prodigal Son appears in various literary genres and periods, as well as his waiting father and older brother. Reading the literary texts as contextual ... More


The Prodigal Son in English and American Literature: Five Hundred Years of Literary Homecomings

Alison M. Jack

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198817291
eISBN:
9780191858819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817291.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Parable of the Prodigal Son, one of the best-known stories in the Bible, has captured the imagination of commentators, preachers, and writers. This book explores the reconfiguring of the ... More


One Final Note: What We Have Learned

Elizabeth Kattner

in Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066646
eISBN:
9780813058832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066646.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This final chapter discusses the merits of the project, showing how examining George Balanchine’s earliest ballets allows us a better understanding of his mature works. Comparisons are drawn between ... More


The 1860s: The Influence of George Grove

Ian Bradley

in Arthur Sullivan: A Life of Divine Emollient

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198863267
eISBN:
9780191895692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863267.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

On his return from Leipzig, Arthur Sullivan earned his living as a church organist while making his way as a composer of anthems and serious orchestral works. In the mid-1860s he began a close, ... More


The Manifestation of the Father: On Luke 15:11–32

Kevin Hart

in Phenomenologies of Scripture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275557
eISBN:
9780823277230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275557.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter, Kevin Hart argues that Jesus’ parables present (or phenomenalize) a type of phenomenological reduction from world (kosmos) to kingdom (Basileia). The goal of the parables, then, is ... More


Staging Prokofiev’s Early Ballets

Jane Pritchard

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

As a composer for dance, Prokofiev has an international standing in the twentieth century that was second only to Stravinsky. Both composed specific scores for ballet and both have had other works ... More


Introduction: Prodigal Politics

Ned O'Gorman

in Politics for Everybody: Reading Hannah Arendt in Uncertain Times

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226665023
eISBN:
9780226683294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226683294.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The introduction defends politics against its many detractors. It argues that despite its dreadful reputation, politics not only matters a great deal to our collective life, it is the best means we ... More


Conclusion

Ian Bradley

in Arthur Sullivan: A Life of Divine Emollient

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198863267
eISBN:
9780191895692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863267.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Arthur Sullivan was no saint and certainly no ascetic. He enjoyed life to the full and was an unashamed pleasure seeker, adding gambling to the usual trinity of women, wine, and song. It is not ... More


Introduction

Nadieszda Kizenko

in Good for the Souls: A History of Confession in the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896797
eISBN:
9780191919077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896797.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Introduction proposes a new approach to studying the sacrament of penance in the Russian tradition from the seventeenth century to 1917. Overly political emphases have reduced penance to the ... More


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