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Educating the Orator

Christopher Reid

in Imprison'd Wranglers: The Rhetorical Culture of the House of Commons 1760-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199581092
eISBN:
9780191745621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581092.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at the education of the eighteenth-century parliamentary elite and considers how school and university prepared them for a role in public life. It begins with the idea of liberal ... More


Pater Familias

Steve Estes

in Charleston In Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622323
eISBN:
9781469624921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622323.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the struggle for racial equality in Charleston. It describes the origins of a local civil rights movement which would culminate in a 1969 hospital workers' strike, one of the ... More


From Eros to Romosexuality: Love and Sex in

Nikolai Endres

in Oscar Wilde and Classical Antiquity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198789260
eISBN:
9780191831119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789260.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In his famous courtroom definition of ‘the love that dare not speak its name’, Wilde pays tribute to Plato and ‘that deep, spiritual affection that is as pure as it is perfect’. But how does Wilde ... More


Epilogue: Refractions and Disintegrations of the Majesty: The King as Statesman and Martyr

Alban K. Forcione

in Majesty and Humanity: Kings and Their Doubles in the Political Drama of the Spanish Golden Age

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134407
eISBN:
9780300153309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134407.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book concludes with the presentation at Versailles of Bernini's equestrian statue honoring Louis XIV. The king was displeased with the work, refused to let it be displayed at Versailles, and ... More


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