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The seniority of Polyneikes in Aeschylus' Seven

Alan H. Sommerstein

in The Tangled Ways of Zeus: And Other Studies In and Around Greek Tragedy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199568314
eISBN:
9780191723018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568314.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter, noting that different versions of the story of Oedipus' sons Eteokles and Polyneikes make different assumptions about their relative age, seeks evidence bearing on this question in ... More


A UK Freshman

Joe B. Hall, Marianne Walker, and Rick Bozich

in Coach Hall: My Life On and Off the Court

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178561
eISBN:
9780813178578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178561.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter tells what Joe’s life was like as a freshman at UK. He describes his dorm room and roommates. Although he wasn’t allowed to play his freshman year, he participated at every practice.


The Idrot: The Emanation of Divinity

Pinchas Giller

in Reading the Zohar: A Sacred Text of Kabbalah

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118490
eISBN:
9780199848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118490.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter further examines the origin of the divine flow, particularly the aspect, or tiqqunim, of the beards. The author discusses thoroughly the Flow of Hokhmah, Din and Hesed, and Mazal.


The Debate on Working-Class Education

Lawrence Goldman

in Dons and Workers: Oxford and Adult Education since 1850

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205753
eISBN:
9780191676765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205753.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The issues of strategy, content, and control of workers' education which animated this exchange of views were at the heart of an almost simultaneous controversy within Oxford itself in the immediate ... More


The Color of History: The Transatlantic Abolitionist Movement and the ‘Never-to-be-Forgiven Course of the Mulattoes’

Marlene L. Daut

in Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789-1865

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381847
eISBN:
9781781382394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381847.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at the way in which David Nicholls’s vocabulary about the ‘mulatto legend’ was almost entirely derived from that of nineteenth-century transatlantic abolitionist writing about ... More


Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Lisa Yarger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

From 1950 until 2001, nurse-midwife Lovie Beard Shelton worked in eastern North Carolina homes, delivering some 4,000 babies to black, white, Mennonite, and hippie women, to those too poor to afford ... More


‘La justice, c’est la femme à barbe!’: the bearded lady, displacement and recuperation in Apollinaire's Les Mamelles de Tirésias

Stephen Thomson

in The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In Salvador Dali's joking aphorism, the virility of the concept of justice clashes with the grammatical gender of the word, ‘la justice’. Justice persists in the notion of a normal, adjusted, ... More


Women with beards in early modern Spain

Sherry Velasco

in The Last Taboo: Women and Body Hair

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075001
eISBN:
9781781702567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075001.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The numerous representations of hairy women in early modern historical, literary and iconographic texts in Spain reveal the popularity of the theme, as well as its significance for the understanding ... More


Veblen’s Legacy: Culture versus Determinism

Eric Schatzberg

in Technology: Critical History of a Concept

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583839
eISBN:
9780226584027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226584027.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The new meaning of technology spread among English-speaking academics in the early 1900s, often in ways that can be traced directly to Veblen. Yet even as the concept of technology spread, it lost ... More


Introduction: Ax-Men and Typewriter-Men: The BSA’s Full-Orbed Manhood

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/9781469627656.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The Introduction disputes the gender historiography’s assertion that the primitive, virile, and martial values of Indian lore advocate Ernest Thompson Seton, frontier pioneer enthusiast Daniel Carter ... More


Nerves

Anna Katharina Schaffner

in Exhaustion: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172301
eISBN:
9780231538855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172301.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses nervous exhaustion in the eighteenth century and the advent of the neurasthenia diagnosis at the end of the nineteenth century, and in particular George M. Beard's and Richard ... More


The ‘Normal and/or Perverse Homosexual’ in International Relations: The ‘Eurovisioned Bearded Drag Queen’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 argues that a range of diverse figurations of ‘homosexuality’ and the ‘homosexual’ in international politics exceed categorization as exclusively normal or perverse in relation to sex, ... More


Using Costumes

Siu Wang-Ngai and Peter Lovrick

in Chinese Opera: The Actor's Craft

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208265
eISBN:
9789888268252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208265.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses actors' use of costume as stage technique. Items in this chapter include headgear, feathers, robes, sleeves and beards.


From Vienna to Chicago and Back: Essays on Intellectual History and Political Thought in Europe and America

Gerald Stourzh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226776361
eISBN:
9780226776385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776385.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Spanning both the history of the modern West and the author's own five-decade journey as a historian, this essay collection covers the same breadth of topics that has characterized his career—from ... More


Creative Nonfiction and the Lyric Essay: The American Essay in the Twenty-First Century

Ned Stuckey-French

in On Essays: Montaigne to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198707868
eISBN:
9780191779008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198707868.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter is devoted to writing which falls under a recent, nearly paradoxical coinage: ‘creative nonfiction’, a phrase which raises the fundamental theoretical questions asked by Lukács and ... More


Conclusion: Navalism and Its Trajectories

Dirk Bönker

in Militarism in a Global Age: Naval Ambitions in Germany and the United States before World War I

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450402
eISBN:
9780801463884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450402.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

This book concludes by reflecting on the trajectories of navalism in Germany and the United States after World War I. In his polemic The Navy: Defense or Portent? (1932), Charles Beard offered a ... More


The New American Political Tradition

in Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076409
eISBN:
9780226076379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076379.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter looks at Richard Hofstadter's book The American Political Tradition: And the Men Who Made It. Richard Hofstadter's return to New York in the autumn of 1946 prefaced his greatest ... More


Insights from Activity Group Therapy

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth J. Dudek

in Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter explores the development of activity group therapy (AGT), led by social work graduate, John Beard, and psychiatrist, Arthur J. Pearce. Like other mental health reformers, Beard and ... More


Reinventing Fountain House

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth J. Dudek

in Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the institutionalization of the Fountain House. A few wealthy volunteers, who joined with a group of ex-patients from a state psychiatric hospital, launched the Fountain House ... More


Core Principles of a Working Community

Alan Doyle, Julius Lanoil, and Kenneth J. Dudek

in Fountain House: Creating Community in Mental Health Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157100
eISBN:
9780231535991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157100.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the nature of the Fountain House as a working community. The Fountain House is structured as a workplace during the day, followed by social and recreational activities in the ... More


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