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Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Jacqueline Howard

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first full-length study of Gothic to be written from the perspective of Bakhtinian theory. The author uses Bakhtin's concepts of heteroglossia and dialogism in specific historical ... More


Credit Rationing in Britain after 1945

Francesca Carnevali

in Europe's Advantage: Banks and Small Firms in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy since 1918

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199257393
eISBN:
9780191603846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257396.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the structure of British banking after 1945, and the internal organization of the commercial banks. It shows how these two elements induced credit rationing to small firms.


Old Work and New

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After earning a B.A. at Radcliffe and spending five disillusioning years working with social relief agencies, Abby Adams Eliot is asked by the Women's Education Association of Boston to start a ... More


How It All Began

M.N. Srinivas

in The Remembered Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077459
eISBN:
9780199081165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes how the author's study of Rampura, a multi-caste village in Mysore, began in 1945–46 when he was a doctoral student in social anthropology at Oxford. According to ... More


Anthropology is Not Ethnography: RADCLIFFE-BROWN LECTURE IN SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

TIM INGOLD

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 154, 2007 Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264355
eISBN:
9780191734052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264355.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the differences between anthropology and ethnography delivered by the author at the 2007 Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology held at the ... More


Beyond Nature and Culture: Radcliffe-Brown Lecture In Social Anthropology

PHILIPPE DESCOLA

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the concepts of nature and culture. It reveals that Radcliffe-Brown had a poor opinion of the concept of culture; he neglected to consider that the concept of nature was no ... More


Organic Constitutions: History

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter characterizes an 18th-century ‘organic history’, which is diachronic, and thus in contrast with idealist or deconstructive concepts of history. The latter are synchronic moments of ... More


History As Nightmare

Mighall Robert

in A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction: Mapping History's Nightmares

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199262182
eISBN:
9780191698835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262182.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the properties that define Gothic fiction and demonstrates the importance of various geographical and institutional locations for this genre in England during the late 18th ... More


Isaac Schapera 1905–2003

Adam Kuper

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 130, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IV

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263501
eISBN:
9780191734212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263501.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

Isaac Schapera (1905–2003), a Fellow of the British Academy, spent the second half of his long life in London but remained very much a South African. His parents immigrated to South Africa at the ... More


The Geography of Descent: Radcliffe-Brown Lecture in Social Anthropology

Gillian Feeley-Harnik

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 125, 2003 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263242
eISBN:
9780191734014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263242.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture discusses and uses Radcliffe-Brown's insights to perform an ethnography of the science and popular culture of descent in the fertile decades of the mid-nineteenth-century. It focuses on ... More


Attractive Persecution: The Mysteries of Udolpho

Elizabeth R. Napier

in The Failure of Gothic: Problems of Disjunction in an Eighteenth-Century Literary Form

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128601
eISBN:
9780191671678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128601.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe. It argues that the Gothic—because it extends rather than resolves the tensions between reason and imagination, and fortitude and ... More


Villainy: The Italian

Elizabeth R. Napier

in The Failure of Gothic: Problems of Disjunction in an Eighteenth-Century Literary Form

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128601
eISBN:
9780191671678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128601.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses The Italian by Ann Radcliffe. It shows how the difficult juggling of the moral and the dramatic in Gothic works is particularly evident in Gothic novelists' attitudes towards ... More


Drafting a New Nation

Haimanti Roy

in Partitioned Lives: Migrants, Refugees, Citizens in India and Pakistan, 1947-65

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081777
eISBN:
9780199081875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081777.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks in detail the various demands placed by leading political parties on how the border should drawn once the decision to partition had been taken. In addition it looks at petitions ... More


The Castle of Udolpho

Peter Otto

in Multiplying Worlds: Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199567676
eISBN:
9780191725364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567676.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter takes Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) as a representative example of the ‘waking dreams’ constructed by gothic fictions. In so doing, it reconceptualizes some of the key ... More


Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Stephen Burt and Tim Burt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198834632
eISBN:
9780191872730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834632.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767 provides a detailed description and analysis of the weather records made at the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford, the longest continuous series of single-site ... More


Warmest, driest, sunniest, …

Stephen Burt and Tim Burt

in Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198834632
eISBN:
9780191872730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834632.003.0026
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This brief chapter is based upon daily weather statistics for the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford, over the standard 30-year period 1981–2010. The warmest (i.e. most reliably warm) week of the year in ... More


The annual cycle

Stephen Burt and Tim Burt

in Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198834632
eISBN:
9780191872730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834632.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter sets out the basis of the annual cycle of weather at Oxford, which is then considered in more detail in the individual monthly and seasonal chapters which follow. Averages for the ... More


Earliest and latest dates

Stephen Burt and Tim Burt

in Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198834632
eISBN:
9780191872730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834632.003.0027
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This brief chapter catalogues the earliest and latest dates (extremes) on which various values of daily temperature, sunshine and snow depths have been recorded at the Radcliffe Observatory in Oxford.


To the Hanging Tree

Donna T. Andrew and Randall McGowen

in The Perreaus and Mrs. Rudd: Forgery and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century London

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220621
eISBN:
9780520923706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220621.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the public execution of seven men hanged for property offenses. It notes that these men were Lyon Abrahams and Saunders Alexander, convicted of burglary, George Lee, a handsome ... More


Oxford—Its regional, economic and climatic setting

Stephen Burt and Tim Burt

in Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198834632
eISBN:
9780191872730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834632.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter provides a brief introduction to the City of Oxford, its location, topography, climate and history. It provides a context for the weather observations presented in the rest of the book. ... More


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