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Infancy Narratives

Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi

in Shelley’s Goddess: Maternity, Language, Subjectivity

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195073843
eISBN:
9780199855179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073843.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The opening chapter introduces the linkage between Shelley’s ideas on maternity and breastfeeding in his youth and his eventual views on the nature of human experience. The chapter asserts that our ... More


Promethean Theurgy

George M. Young

in The Russian Cosmists: The Esoteric Futurism of Nikolai Fedorov and His Followers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199892945
eISBN:
9780199950577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892945.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Promethean tendencies of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century similar to, but not identical with, Cosmism. Topics include life creation, god building, cultural ... More


Promethean and protean performances – Worldly poems

Margret Fetzer

in John Donne's Performances: Sermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083440
eISBN:
9781781700051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083440.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the ways Donne's poems use language performatively. It analyses the Promethean dimension of Donne's poems, showing that his poems imply that what is at stake is similar to the ... More


• Introduction

Carolyn J. Dewald

in Thucydides' War Narrative: A Structural Study

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241275
eISBN:
9780520930971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241275.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Thucydides' voice was vital in articulating a certain difficult kind of reflection on the nature of communities at war. Meditative citizens of all political persuasions went head to head debating ... More


Earth Discourses: Theorizing the Environment for Global Media Studies

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter draws from the interpretive school of environmental policy analysis, especially John S. Dryzek’s The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses (Oxford, 2005), to provide an ... More


Endless Growth: Neoliberalism and Global Media’s Promethean Logic

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter maps how the Promethean discourse has “gone global” by tracing changes in structural networks, policy and relationships of capital in commercial media that favored its reemergence. ... More


Conclusion: Earth Discourses and the Question of Agency in the Media Commons

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The conclusion digests the main issues explored in the previous chapters. The core argument put forward is that the global media landscape that materialized at the end of the twentieth century has ... More


Ecological consequences of declining biodiversity: a biodiversity–ecosystem function (BEF) framework for marine systems

Shahid Naeem

in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter examines the significance of marine biodiversity in relation to marine ecosystem functioning. It proposes a biodiversity-ecosystem function (BEF) framework for marine systems and how it ... More


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