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A Larger Syntax

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1882 ordination of Abby's son Christopher Rhodes Eliot (1856‐1945) in the Boston suburb of Dorchester brings the story back to the east, and eight years later, his marriage to Mary Jackson May ... More


Building Bridges, Fighting Poverty, and Empowering Citizens

Tracy E. K’Meyer

in Civil Rights in the Gateway to the South: Louisville, Kentucky, 1945-1980

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125398
eISBN:
9780813135274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125398.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the role of various civil rights groups in building bridges, fighting poverty and empowering citizens. It notes that the West End Community Council organized residents of ... More


Mutant Proletarians: Class and Territoriality

Dick Hobbs

in Lush Life: Constructing Organized Crime in the UK

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668281
eISBN:
9780191760563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668281.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter maps the connection between the industrial neighbourhood and territorially-based extortioners, with particular reference to some of London's principle crime groups of the twentieth ... More


Fashionable society in 'these our cloudy days'

J.F. Merritt

in Westminster 1640–60: A royal city in a time of revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090400
eISBN:
9781781707036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090400.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter challenges the traditional assumption that the gentry season and fashionable society of the West End disappeared during the years of civil war and interregnum. While noting the degree of ... More


Dining in the Restaurant

Brenda Assael

in The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817604
eISBN:
9780191859106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817604.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 6 offers a sketch of those who ate out in London. It emphasizes the diversity of diners, defined in terms of both social class and, critically, gender. Here diners are mapped onto broader ... More


The Modernisation of London Concert Life around 1900

Simon McVeigh and Cyril Ehrlich

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the modernisation of concert life in London and its rapid transformation around the turn of the century, resulting in a ‘crisis of overproduction’. Crucial to this ... More


Epilogue: The End of an Era

Dominic Symonds

in We’ll Have Manhattan: The Early Work of Rodgers & Hart

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199929481
eISBN:
9780190216870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199929481.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

The epilogue is a short summation of the discussions explored throughout the book. The book’s focus has been on the early lives of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. This duo were together a defining ... More


The Antipathy of Similars

Linda Stratmann

in The Marquess of Queensberry: Wilde's Nemesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173802
eISBN:
9780300194838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173802.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the antipathy of similars faced by Queensberry. The publication of The Picture of Dorian Gray precipitated fresh rumors about Wilde, and very unpleasant stories, which ... More


Introduction

Michael Talbot

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores what music is (or ought to be) about and how music is produced and consumed, bought and sold. It examines whether the union of music and business is a good or a bad thing, focusing ... More


Mormons and Materialism: Struggling against the Ideology of Separation

Colleen McDannell

in Secularization and Religious Innovation in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198798071
eISBN:
9780191839344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798071.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By consistently conflating spirit and matter, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has steadfastly resisted secularization theory’s prediction of the inevitable decline and marginalization ... More


The Colleen Bawn;: Or,The Brides of Garryowen.A Domestic Drama,In Three Acts.

Esq Dion Boucicault

in Sensation Drama, 18601880: An Anthology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474439534
eISBN:
9781474465106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439534.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The second drama, Boucicault’s The Colleen Bawn, first premiered on 27th March 1860 at Laura Keene’s Theatre in New York, before achieving a record-breaking long run at London’s Adelphi Theatre from ... More


Oliver!: A Dickensian Musical

Marc Napolitano

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199364824
eISBN:
9780199364848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364824.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Lionel Bart’s Oliver! is one of the most popular English musicals of all time, and it remains the most significant English musical produced during the “golden age” of the Broadway musical. However, ... More


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