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The Trauma of Meter

Meredith Martin

in The Rise and Fall of Meter: Poetry and English National Culture, 1860--1930

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152738
eISBN:
9781400842193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152738.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter shows how metrical poetry was used as an allegory for order, and examines in particular the metrical cultures of the Craiglockhart War Hospital. Reading early psychological and ... More


The Pitt Rivers Collection

William R. Chapman

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Pitt Rivers Museum was established at Oxford University in 1883 as a result of the gift of the ethnographical and archaeological collection belonging to Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers. He ... More


Modern Nostalgia: Siegfried Sassoon, Trauma and the Second World War

Robert Hemmings

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633067
eISBN:
9780748651887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633067.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores Siegfried Sassoon’s writing of the twenties, thirties and forties, demonstrating the connections between trauma and nostalgia in a culture saturated with the anxieties of war. ... More


A Final Tribute: Clarence R. J. Rivers, 1931–2004

Mary E. McGann

in Let It Shine!: The Emergence of African American Catholic Worship

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229918
eISBN:
9780823236633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229918.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents some final words about Father Clarence Rivers. Rivers wrote the seminal text for African American Catholic liturgical rites and rituals. Though it was ... More


Moral Judgment and Conceptions of Reputation

Lawrence McNamara

in Reputation and Defamation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231454
eISBN:
9780191710858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231454.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter asks how the conceptions of reputation in the literature (and especially those in Robert Post's work) can be of assistance in understanding the nature of reputation. Section I examines ... More


Representing Shell Shock: A Return to Ford and Rebecca West

Charlotte Jones

in War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford's Parade's End, Modernism, and Psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780748694266
eISBN:
9781474412391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694266.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Ford’s Parade’s End in comparison to Rebecca’s West’s earlier novella, The Return of the Soldier, exploring the different ways in which their respective protagonists ‘work ... More


Town, Region, and Nation

Tyler Boulware

in Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035802
eISBN:
9780813038209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035802.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter concerns the mid-eighteenth century Cherokee settlements. By 1750, four regions—the Lower, Middle, Valley, and Overhill Settlements—had been consistently recognized by both Euroamericans ... More


Louis MacNeice's Posterity

PETER McDONALD

in Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235803
eISBN:
9780191714542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235803.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his volume Visitations (1957), Louis MacNeice published the short poem ‘To Posterity’, in which a speaker in mid-career (MacNeice was fifty years old) tries to look beyond the horizon of his own ... More


Conclusion

Rohan D’Souza

in Drowned and Dammed: Colonial Capitalism and Flood Control in Eastern India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195682175
eISBN:
9780199082094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195682175.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter tries to summarize the idea of flood-control. The Hirakud Dam was only an extension of the manual plumbing of natural resources that had begun a century before. Through the idea of the ... More


Crossing the River: Home and Exile at the River Jordan

Hannah Boast

in Hydrofictions: Water, Power and Politics in Israeli and Palestinian Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443807
eISBN:
9781474491310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443807.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter identifies the River Jordan as a major feature of Israeli and Palestinian environmental imaginaries. It argues that the Jordan’s role as a water resource and a contested border gives it ... More


Flawed Foundations: The Provisional Army of Tennessee

Larry J. Daniel

in Conquered: Why the Army of Tennessee Failed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469649504
eISBN:
9781469649528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649504.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explores the numerous intrinsic flaws of the Army of Tennessee beginning with the hiring of unqualified officers, inadequate training for troops, and insufficient organization. The ... More


Epilogue

Larry J. Daniel

in Conquered: Why the Army of Tennessee Failed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469649504
eISBN:
9781469649528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649504.003.0024
Subject:
History, Military History

Overall, the failure of the Army of Tennessee had myriad causes. First, the leaders of the Army of Tennessee, like General Bragg, did not receive enough cooperation to be successful. Second, an ... More


Race, Grassroots Activism, and the Evolution of the Republican Right in South Carolina, 1952–1974

John W. White

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that between 1952 and 1974 the South Carolina Republican Party constructed a strong alternative based on appeals to mainstream white voters who were turned off by what they viewed ... More


Rivers Divided: Indus Basin Waters in the Making of India and Pakistan

Daniel Haines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190648664
eISBN:
9780190686529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190648664.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Indus Waters Treaty is considered a key example of India–Pakistan cooperation, but less has been said about its critical influence on state-making in both countries. This book reveals the ... More


“… well, it takes my breath away …”: Casino Royale (1967)

Jon Burlingame

in The Music of James Bond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863303
eISBN:
9780199979981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863303.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Producer Charles K. Feldman (who held the rights to the first Fleming Bond novel) makes his own Bond movie, a big-budget, all-star sendup starring David Niven, Woody Allen, Peter Sellers, Orson ... More


Rivers, Myers and the Culture of War Neuroses

Robert Hemmings

in Modern Nostalgia: Siegfried Sassoon, Trauma and the Second World War

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633067
eISBN:
9780748651887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633067.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a historical outline of trauma as it was understood during the First World War, the interwar years, and the Second World War, and studies the cultural context of war neuroses in ... More


Incentives to Cooperate: Political and Economic Instruments

Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar

in International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use Across Political Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283077
eISBN:
9780520958906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283077.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the mechanisms introduced in Chapter 4 by considering actual cases and evaluating how the mechanism or strategy used contributed to cooperation. In addition to mechanisms such ... More


Slavery and Colonial Development

Sherwin K. Bryant

in Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage: Governing through Slavery in Colonial Quito

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469607726
eISBN:
9781469608259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607726.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines slavery as part of early colonial development. It describes the social, legal, and economic aspects of slavery and how slavery influenced laws, governance, and the laying of ... More


Contested Passages: Coastal and Inland Homelands, , and Internment by the “City Upon a Hill”

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the area around Boston Harbor and how Algonquians as well as Massachusetts Bay colonists engaged in contestations beginning in the seventeenth century. It begins by unpacking ... More


The Total Systematization of a River and the Limitations of “Totalitarianism”: Industry, Agriculture, and Physical Models in the Pyrenees

Lino Camprubí

in Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027175
eISBN:
9780262323222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027175.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Between 1940 and 1967, some three hundred reservoirs were built in Spain both for agricultural and industrial purposes, thereby changing the appearance and economy of the country. Jumping from the ... More


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