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Disease of the Learned

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

His precipitous abandoning of the law in the spring of 1729 gave David Hume a needed opportunity to exploit the ‘new Scene of Thought’ that had so suddenly and excitingly been opened up to his ... More


A Jamesian State: The American Scene and “the Working of Democratic Institutions”

Lisi Schoenbach

in Pragmatic Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195389845
eISBN:
9780199918393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389845.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Abstract in production.


Capital Bluegrass: Hillbilly Music Meets Washington, DC

Kip Lornell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199863112
eISBN:
9780190933685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199863112.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book documents the history and development of bluegrass music in and around Washington, DC. It begins with the pre-bluegrass period of country music and ends with a description of the local ... More


Blowup Beijing: The City as a Twilight Zone

Paola Voci

in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028528
eISBN:
9789882207202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028528.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the Beijing of the New Documentary Movement. Its title reflects two main traits of Beijing documentaries: their tendency ... More


Ezra Pound's American Scenes: Henry James and the Labour of Translation

Daniel Katz

in American Modernism's Expatriate Scene: The Labour of Translation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625260
eISBN:
9780748652006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625260.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter stresses the significance of the precedent of Henry James for Ezra Pound's own insufficiently studied attempts at auto-ethnography, and for his sense of American cultural identity. ... More


The Ascension Scene in the Apse of the Church at Dayr Qubbat al-Hawa: A Comparative Study

Mary Kupelian

in Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165610
eISBN:
9781617975424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165610.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the dominant scene that appears in the apse composition of the church of Qubbat al-Hawa at Aswan. It carefully examines this scene and compares it with similar surviving ... More


Into the Roaring Twenties: Vanity Fair and New Yorker

Robert L. Gambone

in Life on the Press: The Popular Art and Illustrations of George Benjamin Luks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732221
eISBN:
9781604734799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732221.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter narrates George Luks’s foray into publications like Vanity Fair and New Yorker. While he was still working at the Verdict, Luks found time to undertake freelance drawings for Broadway ... More


Introduction: Shared-Separation (Decision, Between, Us)

John Paul Ricco

in The Decision Between Us: Art and Ethics in the Time of Scenes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226717777
eISBN:
9780226113371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113371.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Introduction provides an overview of the entire book and each of its chapters through a theoretical articulation of the principal terms of the book's title. In the first part, the conceptual ... More


Picture this: Virginia Woolf in the British Good Housekeeping!? or Moving Picture This: Woolf’s London Essays and the Cinema

Leslie Kathleen Hankins

in Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954088
eISBN:
9781786944122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954088.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter assesses the illustrations for Virginia Woolf's London Scene essays as they were first published in the British Good Housekeeping magazine, 1920–32. Are etchings, paintings, or ... More


James: Testimony without Life

Shari Goldberg

in Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254774
eISBN:
9780823261055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254774.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Although his tendency has not often been taken seriously, Henry James persistently portrays ordinarily inanimate entities—from hotels to corpses to candles—as speaking. This chapter argues that James ... More


Prologue

John Fletcher

in Freud and the Scene of Trauma

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254590
eISBN:
9780823260973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254590.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Prologue considers two cases, from Freud’s correspondence with Wilhelm Fliess, of sexual abuse and their consequent symptoms (January 24th and December 22nd 1897) on either side of his ... More


Gladsongs and Gatherings: Poetry and its Social Context in Liverpool since the 1960s

Stephen Wade (ed.)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237273
eISBN:
9781846313196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313196
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

With the ‘Liverpool Scene’, poetry registered nationally as a popular art form arguably for the first time. Since then, poetry appears to have contracted once more to its metropolitan, literary ... More


The End of the Sixties

in A Gallery to Play to: The Story of the Mersey Poets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311253
eISBN:
9781846312496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312496.009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In 1968, the Mersey Poets were often compared with one another. Roger McGough had become a regular on ABC's The Eleventh Hour and was performing numerous gigs with the Scaffold band. In a poem ... More


Shakespeare and the Quarrel Scene in Arden of Faversham

MacDonald P. Jackson

in Determining the Shakespeare Canon: Arden of Faversham and A Lover's Complaint

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198704416
eISBN:
9780191795299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704416.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

In English drama of the late 1580s and early 1590s the Quarrel Scene (scene 8) between Alice Arden and her lover Mosby in Arden of Faversham is unsurpassed for its combination of theatrical ... More


Finding a Rhyme for Alphabet Soup: An Interview with Roger McGough

Deryn Rees-Jones

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents an interview with poet Roger McGough, who was born in Litherland in 1937. McGough published his first volume of poetry, Summer with Monika, in 1967 and two collections with ... More


The Embedded View

Nico Orlandi

in The Innocent Eye: Why Vision Is Not a Cognitive Process

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199375035
eISBN:
9780199375059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375035.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The aim of this chapter is to present the view that the book defends (the Embedded View) and to discuss it in relation to models of vision in perceptual psychology. The embedded view emerges from ... More


Bluegrass Unlimited (1966–1977)

Kip Lornell

in Capital Bluegrass: Hillbilly Music Meets Washington, DC

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199863112
eISBN:
9780190933685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199863112.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Both as a radio program on WAMU-FM and as a specialized magazine, Bluegrass Unlimited informed local fans about “their” music. The impact of the radio show was local, but the magazine soon garnered ... More


Not Seldom Heard or Scene (1977–1991)

Kip Lornell

in Capital Bluegrass: Hillbilly Music Meets Washington, DC

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780199863112
eISBN:
9780190933685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199863112.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the era when bluegrass was most popular in and around Washington, DC. Several dozen venues, ranging from Tiffany Tavern in Old Town Alexandria to Lucketts Bluegrass in Loudon ... More


Ashurbanipal (668–631)

David Kertai

in The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 8 focuses on Ashurbanipal’s North Palace in Nineveh. It argues that the palace was secondary to the Southwest Palace located on the same citadel. The palace was comparable to other—mostly ... More


Allusion to the Past: The American Scene

Oliver Herford

in Henry James's Style of Retrospect: Late Personal Writings, 1890–1915

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198734802
eISBN:
9780191799310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734802.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on James’s travelogue The American Scene (1907), the record of his tour of America in 1904–5. Revisiting the country of his birth for the first time in twenty-one years, James ... More


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