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Nineteenth‐and Early Twentieth‐Century American Hymns

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Contains 16 hymns from the burgeoning American tradition, full of life and energy. The vigour is seen in the hymns of the Civil War (‘Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord’), and ... More


Maurice FitzGerald Scott 1924–2009

CHRISTOPHER BLISS

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.003.0014
Subject:
History, Historiography

Maurice Scott, an outstanding economics scholar associated for most of his career with Nuffield College Oxford, was involved in the revolution in economic thought of the 1960s and 1970s. His major ... More


The Gnostic Body

Vesna A. Wallace

in The Inner Kalacakratantra: A Buddhist Tantric View of the Individual

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195122114
eISBN:
9780199834808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195122119.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at the Kālacakratantra and the Kālacakra tradition as a Buddhist gnostic system. To do this it examines the various ways in which the tantric system interprets gnosis and its ... More


Apirāmi in the Apirāmi Antāti: Finding Her Within; in Light of the Mātaracammaṉ Antāti

Francis X. Clooney

in Divine Mother, Blessed Mother: Hindu Goddesses and the Virgin Mary

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170375
eISBN:
9780199835379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170377.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Apirami Antati is an 18th century hymn consisting of 100 Tamil-language verses in praise of the goddess Apirami, “the Beautiful One,” a goddess still worshipped in the popular Tirukkataiyur ... More


Jīva

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses the concept of the jīva. The jīva or the living being is explained in two ways in standard Hindu thought: either as possessing three bodies or as possessing five sheaths. ... More


The Story of Ānandamayī Mā's Life

Lisa Lassell Hallstrom

in Mother of Bliss: Anandamayi Ma (1896–1982)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195116489
eISBN:
9780199851621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116489.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A note is always seen at the beginning of all the spiritual biographies written about Ānandamayī Mā to express how the author apologizes for situations wherein the reader may arrive at ... More


Divine Awareness and Bliss

Keith Ward

in Religion and Creation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263937
eISBN:
9780191682681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263937.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

Some views of divine perfection require that God should be unaware of suffering in any experiential sense. For such awareness would lessen the quality or intensity of the divine bliss, and make the ... More


Learning to Live with Accommodation

Ronald K. Edgerton

in American Datu: John J. Pershing and Counterinsurgency Warfare in the Muslim Philippines, 1899-1913

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178936
eISBN:
9780813178943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178936.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the time between Gen. Wood’s departure and Gen. Pershing’s return to Moro Province (1906–1909). In these years, Moros and Americans began to confront each other less and to ... More


From Still Life to ‘Bliss’

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Circulating Genius: John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641482
eISBN:
9780748671595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641482.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The chapter begins with an intertextual reading of Mansfield's short story, ‘Bliss’ and Murry's Still Life. That reading emphasises differences between Murry and Mansfield in their fictional ... More


Writing Toward a New World: Awakenings in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Bliss’ and Elizabeth von Arnim’s The Enchanted April

Noreen O’Connor

in Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454438
eISBN:
9781474477123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454438.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Noreen O’Connor argues that Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Bliss’ and her cousin Elizabeth von Arnim’s The Enchanted April each present a specifically female narrative of awakening to consciousness of the ... More


‘[P]assionate, magnificent prose’: Tracing the Brontës in the Friendship and Writings of Elizabeth von Arnim and Katherine Mansfield

Charlotte Fiehn

in Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454438
eISBN:
9781474477123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454438.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Like many of their contemporaries Elizabeth von Arnim and Katherine Mansfield read and admired the works of the Brontë sisters, particularly Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1847) and Charlotte ... More


Acrasian Fantasies: Outsides, Insides, Upsides, Downsides in the Bower of Bliss

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Any serious work on the Bower needs to engage Harry Berger's generously annotated, tightly argued analysis of the structural discourse that constitutes this site. In “Squeezing the Text,” Harry ... More


Taking Another Peek

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In responding to Harry Berger's reading of the Bower of Bliss, the author combines homage to Harry with Harry-inspired insubordination as she shifts her primary attention away from the Bower of Bliss ... More


Androcentrism and Acrasian Fantasies in the Bower of Bliss

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Harry Berger's “Wring out the Old: Squeezing the Text, 1951–2001” will be a major critique on the Bower of Bliss for years to come and Bower needs to engage its tightly argued analysis of the ... More


Bliss (1981)

Bruce Woodcock

in Peter Carey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719043604
eISBN:
9781781700532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719043604.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies Carey's first published novel, Bliss, which capitalised on the success of his stories. This novel presents the scenario of hippies versus capitalists and is characteristically ... More


Breaking the Silence

Roger J. Porter

in Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449871
eISBN:
9780801460968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449871.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines two autobiographies in which the writers show how their fathers kept them from knowing the truth of their identities: Essie Mae Washington-Williams's Dear Senator and Bliss ... More


What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? A Story of a Puerto Rican in the Second World War and Korea: Captain Harry Chabrán Acevedo, 1925–1986

Rafael Chabrán

in Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628461640
eISBN:
9781626745674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461640.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The final essay is Rafael Chabrán’s moving personal account of the experiences of his father, a Puerto Rican military man. Chabrán, a noted Hispanist, through his family´s (and his own) history, ... More


War

Eric Saylor

in English Pastoral Music: From Arcadia to Utopia, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041099
eISBN:
9780252099656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041099.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Pastoral music was one of the most important methods by which composers engaged with the horrors of the First World War, both at home and abroad. This chapter is divided into three sections, each ... More


Oxford’s Newtonian school

Allan Chapman

in Oxford Figures: Eight Centuries of the Mathematical Sciences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199681976
eISBN:
9780191761737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681976.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter describes the spread of Newtonianism in Oxford in the early 18th century, with particular reference to the contributions of David Gregory, John Desaguliers, James Bradley, and Nathaniel ... More


Words Were as Weapons music on the Home front

Christian McWhirter

in Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835500
eISBN:
9781469601861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882627_mcwhirter.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the Civil War, music was used to inform listeners about the conflict. This chapter discusses songs that portray battles, incidents, and sounds and emotions of Civil War. A large number of ... More


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