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What It Took: Gore Vidal and the High Price of Midcentury Manliness

John Ibson

in The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576541
eISBN:
9780226576718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576718.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Commencing with Ibson’s interview with Gore Vidal in his old age, addressing the state of American masculinity during Vidal’s midcentury youth, the chapter contrasts what would become of Vidal with ... More


Imaging the Globalized City: Rem Koolhaas, U-thèque, and the Pearl River Delta

Chris Berry

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the imaging and the imagination of the Globalized City. It focuses on three texts to compare two different visions of one urban or conurban space that has emerged post ... More


Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VIII and IX

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688546
eISBN:
9781800343016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688546.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This edition of St. Augustine's The City of God (De Civitate Dei) is the only one in English to provide a text and translation as well as a detailed commentary of this most influential document in ... More


Tale I: Al-‘imaara (the building) as topos

Mona Abaza

in Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123.00006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the idea of the ‘building’ as a literary and sociological ‘topos’. It discusses Cairo’s major makeovers since 2011, with an emphasis on the violent incidents of Mohamed Mahmud ... More


Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books XI and XII

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688720
eISBN:
9781800343023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688720.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In books I–V of De Civitate Dei, St. Augustine rejects the claim that worship of the pagan gods had brought success in this life, and in books VI–X, the prospect of a happy afterlife. In books ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh and P.G. Walsh (eds)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book V

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687983
eISBN:
9781800342965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687983.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides an overview of Book V of Augustine's The City of God. It analyzes how Rome has extended her imperial sway throughout Europe and the Near East in spite of the moral bankruptcy of ... More


“He would not goe naked like the Indians, but cloathed just as one of our selves”: Indian Disguise in The Historie of Orlando Furioso, The Fatal Marriage, and The City Madam

Gavin Hollis

in The Absence of America: The London Stage, 1576-1642

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198734321
eISBN:
9780191799167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734321.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

This chapter analyzes drama which employs the theatergram in which European males adopt alterity as a disguise and dress themselves as American Indians. Drawing on colonialist propaganda, that ... More


Phonographs around the World

Harry Liebersohn

in Music and the New Global Culture: From the Great Exhibitions to the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226621265
eISBN:
9780226649306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226649306.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Arthur Rimbaud’s ironic comments on the global expansion of the piano anticipated another development in the commoditization of music: the worldwide spread of the phonograph between 1900 and 1907. ... More


John and the Dark Cosmos

April D. DeConick

in The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170765
eISBN:
9780231542043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170765.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Historical influence of the Gnostic religion of Simon Magus on the formation of the first Johannine community; Gnostic storyline of the Gospel of John that has been obscured for centuries by ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh (ed.)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books XI and XII

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688720
eISBN:
9781800343023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688720.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter analyses Augustine's Books XI and XII of The City of God, which document the initial phase of the rise of city of God and the city of this world, beginning with the creation of the world ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh and P.G. Walsh (eds)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Book X

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688492
eISBN:
9781800342972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688492.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Book X of Augustine's The City of God, which talks about demons that are in part identical with the lesser gods or 'good angels'. It argues that to achieve the blessed life an ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh and P.G. Walsh (eds)

in Augustine: De Civitate Dei The City of God Books VI and VII

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688782
eISBN:
9781800343009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688782.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Augustine's Book VI and VII of The City of God, which refutes the pagans' claims that the Roman deities had ensured unbroken success in the acquisition and growth of empire. ... More


Why Strauss Is Not an Aristotelian

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

in Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Strauss was one of the first non-Thomists to call for a return to the ancients in the face of the twin forces of progressivism and historicism that made the idea of return seem retrograde or absurd. ... More


Beijing: Yin Xiuzhen’s The Ruined City

Xiaoping Lin

in Children of Marx and Coca-Cola: Chinese Avant-garde Art and Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833367
eISBN:
9780824870607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833367.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter looks at Beijing as a domestic space for the female artist Yin Xiuzhen, whose installation, The Ruined City (1996), depicts a tranquil Chinese family life threatened by fast urban ... More


Text & Translation of Book III

P.G. Walsh (ed.)

in De Civitate Dei Books III and IV

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687594
eISBN:
9781800342996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687594.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides the original text and translation of Book III of Augustine's The City of God. It begins with a programmatic statement that demonstrates how Roman gods had encouraged rather than ... More


Text & Translation of Book IV

P.G. Walsh (ed.)

in De Civitate Dei Books III and IV

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856687594
eISBN:
9781800342996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856687594.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter provides the original text and translation of Book IV of Augustine's The City of God. It investigates the nature and the roles of the gods that the demons impersonate and demonstrate how ... More


All is vanity and nothingness: James ‘B. V.’ Thomson's haunted city

in Labyrinths of Deceit: Culture, Modernity and Identity in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238492
eISBN:
9781846315404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315404.009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

James Thomson's ‘The City of Dreadful Night’, first published in Charles Bradlaugh's National Reformer in 1874 and republished in the collected edition The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems six ... More


Air Power As Police Power I

Mark Neocleous

in War Power, Police Power

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692361
eISBN:
9780748697205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692361.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter is the first of two on air power. This chapter focuses on colonial bombing campaigns as an exercise of air power and examines the ways in which these campaigns were understood as police ... More


Introduction

P.G. Walsh and P.G. Walsh (eds)

in Aris & Phillips Classical Texts: Books VIII & IX

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856688546
eISBN:
9781800343016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856688546.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses Augustine's Book VIII and IX of The City of God, which forms part of the carefully structured first half of his work that sought to refute the complaints of pagan antagonists. ... More


Musical Triumphs, 1937–42

Elizabeth B. Crist and Wayne Shirley (eds)

in The Selected Correspondence of Aaron Copland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111217
eISBN:
9780300133479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111217.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at a period in Aaron Copeland's life that would be his busiest and most productive. It highlights several events and accomplishments that Copeland went through during these years ... More


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