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Milton's Grand Style

Christopher Ricks

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198120902
eISBN:
9780191671289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198120902.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Milton's Grand Style has been vigorously attacked in the 20th century and beyond, and this book is an attempt to refute Milton's detractors by showing the delicacy and subtlety which is to be found ... More


Being a Professional: Problems and Promises

George Cheney, Daniel J. Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden E. Kendall

in Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter addresses the domain of the professional, taking seriously the notion that the professional is personal, in addition to being social, political, and ethical. The chapter traces the ... More


Staging Defeat: The Golden Cockerel and the Russo-Japanese War

Marina Frolova-Walker

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter examines The Golden Cockerel as a pointed political satire, prompted and shaped by the concrete events of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905. Indeed, Rimsky-Korsakov and his librettist ... More


Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Alison E. Martin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439329
eISBN:
9781474453844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Alexander von Humboldt was one of the most important scientists of the nineteenth century. He transformed understandings of the earth and space by rethinking nature as the interconnection of global ... More


The playboy and James Bond: 007, Ian Fleming and Playboy magazine

Claire Hines

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780719082269
eISBN:
9781526135865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082269.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is the first book to focus on James Bond’s relationship to the playboy ideal through the sixties and beyond. Examining aspects of the Bond phenomenon and the playboy lifestyle, it considers how ... More


The Grand Style

Christopher Ricks

in Milton's Grand Style

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198120902
eISBN:
9780191671289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198120902.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter presents the argument of Milton's critics that Milton's Grand Style is not that it is not grand, but that its grandeur forfeits the possibility of delicacy and subtlety. It selects four ... More


Behind Animals, Plants and Interlace: Salin’s Style II on Christian Objects

Egon Wamers

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines art-historical classification and style-dating and evaluates their applications in establishing the connections between Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England during the seventh ... More


Living and dying in style: Australia—an example of ACP in action

Eric Fairbank

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter presents an example of Advance Care Planning (ACP) from Victoria, Australia, the Living and Dying in Style project. It considers the Respecting Patient Choices Program from Austin ... More


Styling Science

Alison E. Martin

in Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439329
eISBN:
9781474453844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter sets out the critical and historical framework of this study by focusing on three key aspects. Firstly, it attends to the characteristic features of and changes in scientific writing in ... More


On the Issue of the Ultimate Style

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0051
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Of the ten styles of poetry, Priest Jakuren, the lords Ariie, Ietaka, Masatsune, and others considered the Style of Ineffable Depth (yūgentei) to be the most exalted one. However, the Retired ... More


Desperate Straits and the Tragic Stage

Jasper Griffin

in Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199285686
eISBN:
9780191713958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on tragedy in Greek poetry. Tragedy demands an intensity of suffering, emotion, atmosphere, and situation, exceeding that of ordinary existence. The poets can be seen to have a ... More


Beautiful disorder, exception to the rule: the development of a new design aesthetic

Anca I. Lasc

in Interior decorating in nineteenth-century France: The visual culture of a new profession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113382
eISBN:
9781526138781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113382.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

In the last chapter, the book returns to the work of architects. It argues that architects’ engagement with popular journals helped shape new interior decorating styles by examining the projects ... More


Rethinking Schubert

Lorraine Byrne Bodley and Julian Horton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Rethinking Schubert brings together twenty-two essays by some of today’s leading Schubert scholars with the aim of re-evaluating the analysis and interpretation of Schubert’s music and life. It ... More


Introduction: The Novel, Education, and Experience

Lorri G. Nandrea

in Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This introduction provides an overview of the book's arguments and theoretical underpinnings, including the need to move beyond new historicism and embrace the insights that can be provided by ... More


Black Women and the Making of a Modern Soul Style

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The opening chapter of the book outlines a brief history of black fashion. Using Angela Davis as a guiding figure, the chapter discusses how and why soul style became a global phenomenon. Locating ... More


Hollywood Aesthetic: Pleasure in American Cinema

Todd Berliner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190658748
eISBN:
9780190658786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Hollywood makes the most widely successful pleasure-giving artworks the world has ever known. The American film industry operates under the assumption that pleasurable aesthetic experiences, among ... More


Propaganda and the Jesuit Baroque

Evonne Levy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233577
eISBN:
9780520928633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233577.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This revisionist work brings fresh theoretical perspectives to the study of the “propagandistic” art and architecture of the Jesuit order as exemplified by its late Baroque Roman church interiors. ... More


A Formula to Honor the Buddha

Alexandra Green

in Buddhist Visual Cultures, Rhetoric, and Narrative in Late Burmese Wall Paintings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888390885
eISBN:
9789882204850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390885.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter establishes the standardization of the wall paintings in terms of painting style, subject matter, and detail, and determine the major social, political, and religious ideas that ... More


‘A Colossal Literary and Scientific Task’: Helen Maria Williams and the Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent (1814–1829)

Alison E. Martin

in Nature Translated: Alexander von Humboldt's Works in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439329
eISBN:
9781474453844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439329.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter concentrates on Helen Maria Williams, Paris salonnière, radical author and poet. Her translation of Humboldt’s weighty account of his voyage through the Americas with the French Botanist ... More


Learning and the Study of Renga

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

A quoted passage in Lord Teika's Kindai shūka (Superior Poems of Our Time) holds the clue to the question of whether he actually intended the “pre-Kampyō” period to cover both the age of “the six ... More


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