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“In the Midst of Sorrow and Death”: The Work of the Dominican Sisters in Tennessee during Yellow Fever Epidemics

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Preaching with Their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289646
eISBN:
9780823297184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289646.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This essay focuses on the work of Dominican Sisters in Memphis and Nashville during the second half of the nineteenth century. To a certain extent, their work often followed the trajectory of other ... More


AN HONORABLE AND NECESSARY WORK: Music at the Scuole Piccole in the Seventeenth Century

Jonathan E. Glixon

in Honoring God and the City: Music at the Venetian Confraternities, 1260-1807

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195134896
eISBN:
9780199868049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134896.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter treats musical activities at the scuole piccole in the 17th century. Their patronal feasts remained important occasions for music, but other events also become significant. The Scuola ... More


Music as Propaganda for the Church of England after the Toleration Act

Joseph Arthur Mann

in Printed Musical Propaganda in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979237
eISBN:
9781800341531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979237.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The passage of the Toleration Act meant religious freedom for non-Anglican Protestants but signaled a fundamental shift in the position of the Church of England in English society. Prior, the Church ... More


Impolitic Bodies II: Tongue, Mouth, Language

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapter opens with an anecdote on St. Christine, and the literality in which her story employed the use of the tongue. However, the main focus is on St. Mary Magdalene, St. Katherine, and St. ... More


Chaucer and hagiographic authority

Jennifer L. Sisk

in Sanctity As Literature In Late Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089701
eISBN:
9781526104243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089701.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

Throughout the Canterbury Tales, Chaucer creatively uses the hagiographic mode in both secular and religious tales as a way of negotiating hagiographic authority as a legitimising force. In several ... More


The Baptism of the Acousmate

Brian Kane

in Sound Unseen: Acousmatic Sound in Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199347841
eISBN:
9780199347872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347841.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Alongside the Pythagorean veil, writers interested in the history of acousmatic sound have noted the obscure French word “acousmate.” The word appears in Apollinaire’s poetry, which was (via the poet ... More


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