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Sacraments of Memory: Catholicism and Slavery in Contemporary African American Literature

Erin Michael Salius

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056890
eISBN:
9780813053677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056890.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This study argues that Catholicism informs a major genre of African American literature in ways and with a significance that has gone largely unrecognized. Since their emergence in the 1960s and ... More


Revision

Jill Stauffer

in Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171502
eISBN:
9780231538732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171502.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Shows how revision—living the meaning of the past in the present moment in different ways—is possible and why it relies not only the will of one person but on a large number of human beings taking ... More


Canto 11

Ronald Bush

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Canto 11, the last of four Malatesta Cantos, pits the valor of Sigismondo Malatesta’s resistance to a burgeoning economic and cultural modernity against the pathos of his inevitable defeat. While ... More


‘A Colossal Literary and Scientific Task’: Helen Maria Williams and the Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent (1814–1829)

Alison E. Martin

in Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439329
eISBN:
9781474453844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concentrates on Helen Maria Williams, Paris salonnière, radical author and poet. Her translation of Humboldt’s weighty account of his voyage through the Americas with the French Botanist ... More


New Lamps for Old

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in The Holy Grail: India's Quest for Universal Elementary Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463473
eISBN:
9780199087129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463473.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter chronicles the revision of the National Policy on Education, 1986, and the emphasis the revised policy laid on the achievement of essential levels of learning. It also describes the ... More


The CRC Debates: November and December 1966

Mary E. Adkins

in Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Between Thanksgiving and Christmas 1966, the Constitution Revision Commission met in Tallahassee to hash out the final language of the new Constitution. They debated equal rights, voting rights for ... More


The Phony War and the Non-Partisan Committee for Peace through Revision of the Neutrality Law

Andrew Johnstone

in Against Immediate Evil: American Internationalists and the Four Freedoms on the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453250
eISBN:
9780801454738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453250.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Americans's attitude towards neutrality began to change with the outbreak of war in Europe in September 1939. But the change was hardly dramatic, in large part due to the “phony” nature of the war ... More


Case Files as a Source of Alternative Memories from the Maoist Past

Daniel Leese and Sebastian Veg (eds)

in Popular Memories of the Mao Era: From Critical Debate to Reassessing History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888390762
eISBN:
9789888455614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390762.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on traces of alternative discourses articulated by ordinary people and recorded in judicial documents, which present a specific type of archival memory not to be found anywhere ... More


“Be Somebody”

Mary E. Adkins

in Chesterfield Smith, America's Lawyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066660
eISBN:
9780813058856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066660.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the early 1960s Chesterfield Smith was becoming a leader in the Florida Bar, and in 1964 he became president. Shortly after his term as president ended, the governor named Smith hair of a new ... More


Hergé’s Ocupations: How the Creator of Made a Deal with the Devil and Became a Better Cartoonist

Joe Sutliff Sanders

in The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are Not So Clear

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496807267
eISBN:
9781496807304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807267.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter catalogues the changes in size and frequency forced on Tintin while it was published in Le Soir during Nazi Occupation and argues that Hergé’s adaptations to these changes must be taken ... More


Race, Property, and Civil Exclusions

John L. Brooke

in Columbia Rising: Civil Life on the Upper Hudson from the Revolution to the Age of Jackson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833230
eISBN:
9781469600949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833230.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the autumn of 1821, which saw a great debate over the structures and boundaries of deliberation in the state of New York. For three months delegates elected from every county ... More


The 1966 Constitution Revision Commission

Mary E. Adkins

in Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how the Florida Constitution Revision Commission was created and formed; argues that the 1966 CRC was originally created as another Pork Chop gambit to retain power; and ... More


Building a Constitution’s Foundation

Mary E. Adkins

in Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the organization and early tasks of the Constitution Revision Commission: what principles were emphasized, what rules governed, the principal constitutional issues to be ... More


Putting It Together, Part I

Mary E. Adkins

in Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Constitution Revision Commission had its initial meeting; its subject-matter committees then met throughout the early spring of 1966 to decide what changes to make to their areas of the ... More


Drafting a Constitution, Drafting a Legislature

Mary E. Adkins

in Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The certified-question debates engaged the whole Constitution Revision Commission. The committees then met again, and each drafted the parts of the constitution that its work governed. The draft was ... More


Epilogue

Mary E. Adkins

in Making Modern Florida: How the Spirit of Reform Shaped a New State Constitution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062853
eISBN:
9780813051802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062853.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chesterfield Smith chaired the 1968 Constitution Revision Commission. By all accounts he was the driving force behind the Commission’s success. Thirty years later, he addressed the 1998 Constitution ... More


Introduction Maurice through Time

Emma Sutton and Tsung-Han Tsai

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Introduction provides the biographical, literary and critical contexts for the book. It explores how previous criticism’s concentration on the novel’s portrayal of homosexuality has not only ... More


Dylan Thomas: ‘On out of sound’

Peter Robinson

in Reading Dylan Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474411554
eISBN:
9781474459723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411554.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In 1936, Bernard Spencer reviewed Twenty-Five Poems: ‘These poems strike one immediately because of their resonance (sometimes their rhythm is monotonous), their swirl of vigorous images, and, even ... More


Wolfe's Irreproducible Truths about Novels

Peter Wright (ed.)

in Shadows of the New Sun: Wolfe on Writing/Writers on Wolfe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846310577
eISBN:
9781846314056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310577.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

With characteristic brevity, Wolfe provides the reader with succinct advice about the art of writing a novel. The advice ranges from the fallacy of waiting for inspiration to the importance of ... More


Revision of National Policy on Education, 1986

R.V. Vaidyanatha Ayyar

in History of Education Policymaking in India, 1947-2016

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474943
eISBN:
9780199090891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474943.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter describes the process of revising NPE, 1986, and offers an insightful account of the manner in which the Education Secretary Anil Bordia protected NPE, 1986, from the onslaught of the ... More


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