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Introduction

Vanessa Joosen

in Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction addresses the urgent need to study intergenerational relationships and situates the connection between childhood and old age in a historical context and within age studies. The main ... More


Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media

Vanessa Joosen (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815163
eISBN:
9781496815200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815163.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Media narratives in popular culture often ascribe interchangeable characteristics to childhood and old age. In the manner of George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Metaphors We Live By, the authors in this ... More


Statistical Strategies for Modeling Gene × Environment Interactions in Longitudinal Cohort Studies

Bhramar Mukherjee, Yin-Hsiu Chen, Yi-An Ko, Zihuai He, Seunggeun Lee, Min Zhang, and Sung Kyun Park

in Statistical Approaches to Gene X Environment Interactions for Complex Phenotypes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034685
eISBN:
9780262335522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034685.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

In this chapter, Mukherjee and colleagues highlight the importance of longitudinal research designs and statistical models to investigate G x E relationships. The chapter provides a history of a ... More


Introduction

Sari Edelstein

in Adulthood and Other Fictions: American Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831884
eISBN:
9780191869716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831884.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction makes the case for age as a crucial—and overlooked—analytic for reading nineteenth-century American literature. It offers a brief historical overview of how chronological age became ... More


“The Very Beginning of Things”: Reading Wharton through Charles Eliot Norton’s Life and Writings on Italy

William Blazek

in Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062815
eISBN:
9780813051772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062815.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Edith Wharton benefited in her early career from the intellectual cosmopolitanism and encouraging support of the Harvard art professor Charles Eliot Norton. His emphasis on the imagination as a ... More


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