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William Thomas and the Riches of the Vulgar Tongue

Cathy Shrank

in Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268887
eISBN:
9780191708473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268887.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the influence of Italian learning and culture on William Thomas, author of the first English history of Italy and first English-Italian grammar, and an early enthusiast for ... More


Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580

Cathy Shrank

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268887
eISBN:
9780191708473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268887.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Studying neglected authors such as Andrew Borde, John Leland, William Thomas, Thomas Smith, and Thomas Wilson, Writing the Nation in Reformation England offers a major re-evaluation of English ... More


Ubiquitarical

Steven Connor

in Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184331
eISBN:
9780191674204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184331.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

During this time Ventriloquists tended to operate in the open rather than in concert halls or theatres. Ventriloquism was generally exhibited at fairs, or such places, for money. For five years ... More


Lectures, Classrooms, and Students

Daniel R. Huebner

in Becoming Mead: The Social Process of Academic Knowledge

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226171371
eISBN:
9780226171548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226171548.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Chapter 4 analyzes the classroom instruction of George Herbert Mead, beginning with the composition and diversity of Mead’s students. The chapter makes the case that Mead repeatedly attempted to ... More


Roman History and the Status of Women: The Struggle over Livy in the English Querelle des Femmes

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 3 locates William Thomas’s (d.1554) translation of a succinct but significant moment of the AUC concerning the repeal of the Lex Oppia, a sumptuary law targeting women in particular. The ... More


Modernity and the Jews in Western Social Thought

Chad Alan Goldberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226460413
eISBN:
9780226460697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460697.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, prominent social thinkers in France, Germany, and the United States sought to understand the modern world taking shape around them. Although they ... More


The American Tradition: The City and the Jews

Chad Alan Goldberg

in Modernity and the Jews in Western Social Thought

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226460413
eISBN:
9780226460697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460697.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the portrayal of Jewish immigrants from the First World War through the 1930s by the Chicago school of sociology, particularly in the work of William Thomas, Robert Park, and ... More


Wordsworthian Tourism in the Interwar Period

Saeko Yoshikawa

in William Wordsworth and Modern Travel: Railways, Motorcars and the Lake District, 1830-1940

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621181
eISBN:
9781800341814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621181.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 7 explores how the cultural identity of the Lake District was redefined and preserved after the First World War through two trends: new global tourism, and the advent of outdoor movements. ... More


Little Will Thomas and the Cherokee Legion: A Love Story

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

William Holland Thomas, whose father dies before he is born, is adopted by a Cherokee chief, Yonaguska. Upon his deathbed, the chief names Thomas-a white man-as the new chief of the eastern band of ... More


The Peep Show Tradition

Ray Zone

in Stereoscopic Cinema & the Origins of 3-D Film, 1838–1952

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124612
eISBN:
9780813134796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124612.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses peep shows, which were a common form of entertainment to be found at fairgrounds and on European streets. It describes how a peep show works, which is composed of 2-D images. ... More


An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

John-Mark Philo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This is a study of the translation and reception of the Roman historian Livy in early-modern England. The work examines the four Tudor translations of Livy’s history of Rome, the Ab Urbe Condita, ... More


The European Reception of Livy (1469–1600)

John-Mark Philo

in An Ocean Untouched and Untried: The Tudor Translations of Livy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198857983
eISBN:
9780191890529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857983.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter 1 explores Livy’s early reception and translation in Renaissance Europe, examining the first, key decades in which the history reached a wider audience through its publication on the ... More


Cockney Masquerades: Tom and Jerry and Don Giovanni in 1820s London

Jonathan Hicks

in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226595962
eISBN:
9780226596150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226596150.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

The early London reception of Mozart’s Don Giovanni (which received its British premiere in 1817) coincided with the brief but phenomenal success of Tom and Jerry (the protagonists of Pierce Egan’s ... More


The Minstrel Show Gets Religion

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

After the Civil War, blackface minstrels found in religion a steady stream of subject matter tailor-made for comedic treatment. This chapter examines three songs that nicely illustrate the postwar ... More


Moving towards Truths

Stuart Sillars

in Picturing England between the Wars: Word and Image 1918-1940

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198828921
eISBN:
9780191938351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828921.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Later in the period, more realistic views of the countryside began to emerge, with concern to protect open spaces and see farming as an endangered industry, not a pleasing spectacle. Writers ... More


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