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Juvenile Publications

Deidre Johnson

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on children’s books and other forms of popular print culture for young readers published in the United States between 1860 and 1920. After providing an overview of definitions ... More


Boone and Crockett Writers

Christine Bold

in The Frontier Club: Popular Westerns and Cultural Power, 1880-1924

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199731794
eISBN:
9780199332441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731794.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter One traces how the dominant western formula emerged from the Boone and Crockett Club. It introduces eight key members, emphasizing the entwinement of hunting and writing in their lives. In ... More


Orestes and the Half-Blood Prince: Ghosts of Aeschylus in the Harry Potter Series

Brett M. Rogers

in Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Brett M. Rogers, in “Orestes and the Half-Blood Prince: Ghosts of Aeschylus in the Harry Potter Series,” explores the unexpected quotation from Libation Bearers in Deathly Hallows, as well as a ... More


Cliff's Notes for the Journey

Eileen W. Lindner

in Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the passing of the founder of Cliff's Notes, a remarkable series of books which started life in 1951. Cliff's Notes and its various titles summarized and analyzed a broad ... More


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