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Oppen’s Silence, Crusoe’s Silence, and the Silence of Other Minds

Oren Izenberg

in Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144832
eISBN:
9781400836529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144832.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the long silence at the center of George Oppen's poetic career, arguing that it was driven in part by his early choice of left-political activism over art. After the 1934 ... More


Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks

Andrew Burrows and Alan Rodger (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199206551
eISBN:
9780191705397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206551.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This collection of essays celebrates the life and work of Peter Birks, who was Regius Professor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford, and Fellow of All Souls College. Widely known as one of the ... More


“Everything Has a Schedule”: Some Trees

Jesse Zuba

in The First Book: Twentieth-Century Poetic Careers in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164472
eISBN:
9781400873791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164472.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers an interpretation of one of the most remarkable debut collections ever selected for the Yale Series of Younger Poets award—Some Trees by John Ashbery. The reputation of the book ... More


Animal Iconography

Anna Gannon

in The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199254651
eISBN:
9780191917943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199254651.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology

Pagan Germanic art had favoured the representation of animals and invested it with apotropaic qualities. The new Christian animal iconography (Evangelists’ symbols, doves, peacock, the fauna in the ... More


John Lloyd Ackrill 1921–2007

Lindsay Judson

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

John Lloyd Ackrill (1921–2007), a Fellow of the British Academy, had a powerful and far-reaching influence on the way ancient philosophy is done in the English-speaking world and beyond. In his first ... More


Human Figures

Anna Gannon

in The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199254651
eISBN:
9780191917943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199254651.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology

Many reverses of the Intermediate and Secondary phases have human figures either singly or in pairs, sitting or standing, and with a variety of attributes. Among the many figures representing ... More


To the Afterwar Generation

Merrill D. Peterson

in Lincoln in American Memory

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096453
eISBN:
9780199853939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096453.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter describes the events after the civil war and how the memory of Lincoln strengthened in the minds of the American nation. He became an object of study for his political thought and ... More


Plastic Possibilities: Adrian Piper’s Adamant Self-Alienation

Uri McMillan

in Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479802111
eISBN:
9781479865451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802111.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on conceptual artist Adrian Piper’s dense explorations of objecthood and her bold experiments with disorientation, self-estrangement, and becoming a confrontational art object. ... More


Reverses with Crosses, Standards/Saltires, and Porcupines

Anna Gannon

in The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199254651
eISBN:
9780191917943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199254651.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology

Originally from Constantinople, ‘cross’ type reverses began to be used on the reverses of the Merovingian ‘National’ gold coinage (c.570/80–670), and the selection found in the Sutton Hoo hoard ... More


Conclusion

Anna Gannon

in The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199254651
eISBN:
9780191917943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199254651.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology

The ‘third way’ we have been following in this study of the coins has of necessity been a collection of ‘cameos’, often diachronic. Whilst this approach has allowed imagery and themes to be ... More


The Bust

Anna Gannon

in The Iconography of Early Anglo-Saxon Coinage: Sixth to Eighth Centuries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199254651
eISBN:
9780191917943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199254651.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology

One of the most enduring legacies of Roman coinage is that of busts on coins. No matter how debased the image might appear to be, the appeal of classical prototypes is evident. Though Rome cannot ... More


A Time of Transition: Visual Representations of the Book of Revelation in Germany in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Period

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter concentrates on visual interpretations of the Book of Revelation from the late fifteenth century to the early sixteenth century, with particular reference to the Koberger Bible of 1483, ... More


Another Look at Luke's ‘Acts of the Apostles’: History? Theology? Narrative? Canonical Connective?

John Reumann

in Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262015
eISBN:
9780191682285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262015.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter looks at The Book of Acts again, briefly, in its own right. Sometimes Luke-Acts has been treated as one. Sometimes each book is taken up separately, the way the canonical arrangement ... More


The Importance of Being Jason

Wickham Clayton

in SEE! HEAR! CUT! KILL!: Experiencing Friday the 13th

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830319
eISBN:
9781496830357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830319.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The final chapter concludes that early presumptions about the simplicity and sadism of these movies are not wholly accurate. Instead, the shifts in perspective result in more complex viewing ... More


Judging a Pioneer

AW Brian Simpson

in Reflections on 'The Concept of Law'

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693320
eISBN:
9780191731983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693320.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

It is generally agreed that Hart's The Concept of Law ranks as a ‘classic’ contribution to analytical jurisprudence, whatever that is supposed to mean. There have been dissenting voices, but they ... More


Breaking the Ice: Alexei Kosygin and the Secret Background of the 1972 Hockey Summit Series

James Hershberg

in The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610187
eISBN:
9781503611016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610187.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

One of the most iconic intersections of sports and the Cold War came in September 1972, when Canada and the Soviet Union met in the “Summit Series,” pitting the world’s two top ice hockey ... More


Gallman’s Annual Product Series, 1834–1909

Robert E. Gallman and Paul W. Rhode

in Capital in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226633114
eISBN:
9780226633251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633251.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The chapter describes and analyses the underlying data in Gallman’s Volume 30 annual national product series. These are our best estimates of nineteenth-century US GNP, NNP, and capital formation and ... More


Eugenics and the “Purity” of Memory Erasure: The Racial Coding of Dis/ability in the Divergent Series

Alex Polish

in Race in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781496833815
eISBN:
9781496833860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496833815.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In this chapter, Alex Polish examines how disability is constructed as a form of racialized otherness. The essay contends that the series creates a colorblind world, which they define as an ableist ... More


Literature for Minors

Kenneth B. Kidd

in Theory for Beginners: Children's Literature as Critical Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289592
eISBN:
9780823297207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289592.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 entertains the idea that children’s literature might also be called a literature for minors, and even a minor literature as conceptualized by Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari. Children are ... More


Discipline, Punishment, and Responsibility

Nicola Lacey

in A Life of H.L.A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199202775
eISBN:
9780191705953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202775.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on H. L. A. Hart's successful career, which had reached its pinnacle with a remarkable list of achievements behind him, and at this point he was still a decade away from the ... More


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