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‘Turn Again, Dick Whittington!’: Dickens and the Fiction of the City

Patrick Parrinder

in Nation & Novel: The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199264858
eISBN:
9780191698989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264858.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Dickens is the one author who embodies the Englishness of novels. He wrote novels that inspired the nation. They were mostly centred in the city. He portrayed ordinary people as heroes. Most of the ... More


Narrow Originalism/Intentionalism

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Narrow originalists contend that constitutional interpreters can avoid philosophical reflection and choice by determining and enforcing the relatively concrete intentions (or original meanings or ... More


Courts in the New Nation: A Tempestuous Beginning

Eric M. Freedman

in Making Habeas Work: A Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479870974
eISBN:
9781479802470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870974.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Judicial independence as a corollary of checks and balances had a difficult start after Independence. Judges were closely identified with the Crown and the common law they administered had no visible ... More


A Southern President

Simeon Booker

in Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

The assassination of John F. Kennedy sparked feelings of apprehension and uncertainty about the future of civil rights in black America. His successor, Lyndon B. Johnson, was weak in the area of ... More


Pots Sauvage: Plantation Pottery Traditions of Northwest Louisiana at the End of the Eighteenth Century

David W. Morgan and Kevin C. Macdonald

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter uses archival and archaeological data to identify the broad range of cultural trajectories that may have contributed to the creolization of the colonoware assemblage present at the ... More


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