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A Summit Observed

John Wilkins

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Wilkins observes that the Resurrection Summit, as the essays in this book show, was concerned to do much more than simply offer a riposte to the reductionist conclusions of the Jesus Seminar. ... More


Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

MacDonald P. Jackson

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

‘That very great play, Pericles’, as T. S. Eliot called it, poses formidable problems of text and authorship. The first of the Late Romances, it was ascribed to Shakespeare when printed in a quarto ... More


Wilkins and Roget Meet. An Experiment in Thought

Werner Hüllen

in Networks and Knowledge in Roget's Thesaurus

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199553235
eISBN:
9780191720352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553235.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Lexicography

By way of a kind of linguistic game, one of the ‘Tables’ of John Wilkins' treatment of a universal language is arranged à la Roget, and one of the entry chapters of Roget's Thesaurus is arranged à la ... More


From the Moon to the Planets

George Basalla

in Civilized Life in the Universe: Scientists on Intelligent Extraterrestrials

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195171815
eISBN:
9780199786862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171815.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

In the 17th century, John Wilkins and Bernard Fontenelle discussed space travel and the nature of extraterrestrial life in book-length studies. In 1697, Christiaan Huygens published Kosmotheoros, an ... More


Literature’s Historical Acts

J. Samaine Lockwood

in Archives of Desire: The Queer Historical Work of New England Regionalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625362
eISBN:
9781469625386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625362.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter argues that literature thought of as regionalist—works by Rose Terry Cooke, Mary Wilkins Freeman, and Sarah Orne Jewett—was self-consciously historiographical. These writers, in their ... More


Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Brian Vickers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

No issue in Shakespeare studies is more important than determining what he wrote. For over two centuries scholars have discussed the evidence that Shakespeare worked with co-authors on several plays, ... More


“Means and Methods”: J. P. Coleman Limits Brown in Mississippi

Anders Walker

in The Ghost of Jim Crow: How Southern Moderates Used Brown v Board of Education to Stall the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195181746
eISBN:
9780199870660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181746.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on J. P. Coleman's response to Brown in Mississippi. Specifically, his struggle with Roy Wilkins, director of the NAACP, to project a positive image of the state and to thwart ... More


Pericles with George Wilkins

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The first commentator to suggest that Pericles was not wholly Shakespeare's creation was Nicholas Rowe. The degree of Shakespeare's involvement in Pericles was the subject of a vigorous debate ... More


Plot and Character in Co-Authored Plays: Problems of Co-ordination

Brian Vickers

in Shakespeare, Co-Author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269167
eISBN:
9780191699368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269167.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter demonstrates that co-authorship can be seen just as clearly in the treatment of character and motive as in language. In considering Shakespeare's co-authorship of the five plays ... More


Identifying the Author of Pericles, Acts 1 and 2

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter attempts to identify the author of Pericles, Acts 1 and 2. George Wilkins, Thomas Heywood, John Day, William Rowley, George Chapman, Thomas Dekker, and Thomas Middleton have all been ... More


A Literary-Critical Approach to Style in Pericles

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter presents a literary-critical approach to style in Pericles. The plausibility of the theory that George Wilkins wrote Pericles, Acts 1-2, can be demonstrated by illustration and analysis ... More


Wilkins as Co-Author: the Case Summarized and Defended

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter summarizes the argument that Wilkins is co-author of Shakespeare in Pericles. On two points there has long been consensus: the absence of Pericles from the First Folio of 1623 raises ... More


Conclusion

Yvonne Ryan

in Roy Wilkins: The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813143798
eISBN:
9780813144467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143798.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

If Roy Wilkins was not quite a revolutionary, he did dedicate his life to what he called the most radical idea, that of the eradication of racial segregation in American society, and did so by using ... More


The Topical Tradition in English Lexicography

Werner Hüllen

in A History of Roget's Thesaurus: Origins, Development, and Design

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254729
eISBN:
9780191719868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254729.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter presents a detailed history of the topical tradition in English and Continental lexicography. It includes a conspectus of John Wilkins's ‘Tables’, that is, the semantic part of his ... More


Medicine

Robert G. Frank Jr.

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume IV Seventeenth-Century Oxford

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510146
eISBN:
9780191700958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510146.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The embedding of innovative science and medicine into Oxford University's rich physical and institutional fabric was a phenomenon remarked upon by many a visitor from the 1650s to the 1680s. John ... More


Like Stars That Fall:: Keeping Up Appearances at Fort Chartres, 1765–1772

Daniel Ingram

in Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037974
eISBN:
9780813042169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037974.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows how Indians resisted the notion of peaceful coexistence at Fort Chartres, the seat of British authority in the Mississippi region. Outnumbered and weakly supplied, Fort Chartres's ... More


Lyric Recognition and the Editorial Romance in Pericles and The Two Noble Kinsmen

Seth Lerer

in Shakespeare's Lyric Stage: Myth, Music, and Poetry in the Last Plays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226582405
eISBN:
9780226582689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226582689.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Pericles and The Two Noble Kinsmen do not appear in the First Folio, but they have long been seen as part of Shakespeare’s final dramatic urge. This chapter sees these two plays, in effect, as ... More


Familial Ghosts: Louise Stockton, Olivia Howard Dunbar, Edith Wharton, Josephine Daskam Bacon, Elia Wilkinson Peattie, Georgia Wood Pangborn, and Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

in Scare Tactics: Supernatural Fiction by American Women

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823229857
eISBN:
9780823241040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823229857.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter addresses a different set of female anxieties — one that has less to do with outright violence and more to do with cultural expectations and social demands. The dominant issues in ghost ... More


“One Step from Babel to Pentecost”: Colonial Codification, Universal Languages, and the Debate over Roman Transliteration

Robert A. Yelle

in The Language of Disenchantment: Protestant Literalism and Colonial Discourse in British India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199924998
eISBN:
9780199980444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924998.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 describes colonial efforts to purify Indian languages by substituting for their diversity of scripts and modes of spelling a single, uniform system of transliteration based on the Roman ... More


Putting the Barn Before the House

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the narrative of an impoverished immigrant woman who farmed in the Nanticoke Valley and juxtaposes it with the short story, “The Revolt of Mother” (1890), by Mary Wilkins ... More


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