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Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Michael Ainger

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

“A Gilbert is of no use without a Sullivan”—with those words, W. S. Gilbert summed up his reasons for persisting in his collaboration with Arthur Sullivan despite the combative nature of their ... More


Rural Manhood and Lone Scouting on the Margins of a Modernizing Society

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that early Boy Scouting’s emphasis on scientific efficiency and interdependent, adult-led troops to prepare adolescent boys for an urban-industrial society conflicted with the ... More


The Death of the Rebel Press

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky’s Union occupiers suppressed the state’s secessionist papers as treasonous. A few editors were arrested, but most were soon released. Walter Haldeman employed an elaborate ruse to flee to ... More


Private, Public, Personal: Americans and the Land

Donald Worster

in Wealth of Nature: Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195092646
eISBN:
9780197560693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195092646.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

I Sat down the other night to do something I had not done in a long time: read the United States Constitution. Though a short document, only some twelve or thirteen double-columned pages in most ... More


Uncertain Labor: Conception and the Problem of Productivity

Samantha Katz Seal

in Father Chaucer: Generating Authority in The Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198832386
eISBN:
9780191883385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832386.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 3 approaches reproduction from the medieval scientific perspective of two contraries coming together, with the active male spirit working upon the passive female matter. Analyzing the Second ... More


The Yeoman

Anthony J. Pollard

in Historians on Chaucer: The 'General Prologue' to the Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199689545
eISBN:
9780191802669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689545.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Poetry

Although he is often referred to as the ‘Knight’s Yeoman’, Chaucer’s text actually seems to indicate that the Yeoman is attendant on the Squire with the three men forming a gentle household in which ... More


Satirizations, or Nigredo

Theodore Ziolkowski

in The Alchemist in Literature: From Dante to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746836
eISBN:
9780191809187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746836.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Mythology and Folklore

This chapter traces satirizations of the alchemist from the late Middle Ages (Dante) to the Renaissance (Ben Jonson), citing such examples as Chaucer’s Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale, Sebastian Brant’s Ship ... More


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