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The Early Eighteenth Century

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 10 hymns from the early eighteenth century, responding to the temper of the time by including reference to astronomy and physics, as in ‘The spacious firmament on high’, and to a newfound ... More


Pricked Dances: The Spectator, Dance, and Masculinity in Early 18th‐Century England

John Bryce Jordan

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

John Bryce Jordan proposes that the linkage between the male dancer and the stigma of effeminacy began in the early 18th century, rather than in the 19th century, as other dance writers and scholars ... More


‘Voluntary Degradation’: Johnson's Prefaces and Dedications

Freya Johnston

in Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking 1709-1791

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251827
eISBN:
9780191719080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251827.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter concentrates on Johnson's prefaces and dedications, especially those donated anonymously to other people's works as forms of writing in which humility is at a premium. A dextrous ... More


The Spectator Subject and Integration

Galen Strawson

in Freedom and Belief

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199247493
eISBN:
9780191594830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247493.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The Spectator Subject, or Theoria, is a self-conscious, self-moving purposive agent. She fulfils all the basic Structural S conditions on free agenthood introduced in Chapter 7. But she does not ... 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


The Imputation Controversy

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter twenty-two addresses the key doctrine of imputation in terms of the Princeton faculty and their disputes over the doctrine with both Nathaniel Taylor (and his New Haven Theology) at Yale and ... More


Serializing a Self

Thomas Keymer

in Sterne, the Moderns, and the Novel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199245925
eISBN:
9780191715341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245925.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Illusions of proleptic parody in Sterne always derive, on inspection, from his conscious parody of existing texts or trends, and so it is with his anticipation of the hazards and pitfalls of ... More


Introduction: Women and the Birth of Periodical Culture

Jennie Batchelor and Manushag N. Powell

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1690-1820s: The Long Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419659
eISBN:
9781474445061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419659.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The editors of this volume assert that periodical studies and feminist studies within the British eighteenth century are inseparable activities. While male authors dominated eighteenth-century ... More


The Chinese Touchstone of the Imagination

Eugenia Zuroski Jenkins

in A Taste for China: English Subjectivity and the Prehistory of Orientalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199950980
eISBN:
9780199345991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199950980.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, World Literature

Chinoiserie objects including furniture, porcelain, and tea appear in English writing from the Restoration through the early eighteenth century; over this period, they are recategorized from exotic ... More


Digital Spectators in Augmented Realities

Andy Miah

in Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines how spectator encounter digital technology in sport, which reveals a blurring of participation and spectating. It also proposes that spectating is changing through the ... More


Women and Politics, Eighteenth Century–Style

Mary Beth Norton

in Separated by Their Sex: Women in Public and Private in the Colonial Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449499
eISBN:
9780801460890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449499.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the process of excluding women from the public and political during the eighteenth century. It begins by taking a look at A Letter to a Gentlewoman concerning Government, ... More


‘The Great Business of Poetry’: Poets, Pastoral, and Politics

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645-1714: The Later Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198183112
eISBN:
9780191847158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198183112.003.0028
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Many poets first appeared in print in miscellanies published by John Dryden and Jacob Tonson that appeared in the 1690s and continued to be published through the first two decades of the eighteenth ... More


Movies and the Mind: On Our Filmic Body

Joerg Fingerhut and Katrin Heimann

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Over the last decade, the role of the spectators’ body has become considerably more important in theoretical as well as experimental approaches to film perception. However, most positions focus on ... More


London Theatricals: Italian Opera and an Evening at the Theatre

Margaret J. M. Ezell

in The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 1645–1714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume

Published in print:
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
eISBN:
9780191849572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780191849572.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The London theatres in the first decade of the eighteenth century experienced changes in the types of entertainment offered and in their staging. Many of the stars of the previous decades including ... More


Time and the Essay: The Spectator and Diurnal Form

Markman Ellis

in On Essays: Montaigne to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198707868
eISBN:
9780191779008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198707868.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Published six times a week, Addison and Steele’s The Spectator (1711–12) offered readers a daily essay, and some advertisements, on the two sides of a half-folio sheet costing one penny. This chapter ... More


Introduction: Emergencies and spectatorship

Sam Haddow

in Precarious spectatorship: Theatre and image in an age of emergencies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526138415
eISBN:
9781526150448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526138422.00006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The introduction contextualises the book through analysis of political rhetoric which is designed to produce a sense of emergency. Building on recent theories from geography, I offer a definition of ... More


Contemporary Reactions

George Meredith

in Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173178
eISBN:
9780300189100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173178.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter compiles and consolidates the contemporary responses to Modern Love and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads, responses that have ranged from negative to vehement to ... More


Alan Porter

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Iris Barry's life following her marriage to American poet Alan Porter on October 8, 1923. Twenty-four-year-old Porter was just out of Oxford and writing for the Spectator. ... More


The Spectator

Robert Sitton

in Lady in the Dark: Iris Barry and the Art of Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165785
eISBN:
9780231537148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165785.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details Iris Barry's writings for the Spectator. Iris began developing an aesthetic for the emerging art of film at a time when motion pictures were finding a grammar and syntax to ... More


Introduction

Sasha Handley

in Sleep in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300220391
eISBN:
9780300222135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220391.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the account of a man with the pseudo name, ‘Titus Tropohonius’, a contributor to the fashionable daily periodical, the Spectator, who posed himself as an ... More


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