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Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Stephen Haliczer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Within a culture of male domination, women in the period of the Counter‐Reformation achieved recognition and status as mystics, and their influence extended to all realms of society, including the ... More


Women Mystics in a Male‐Dominated Culture

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Concerned that educated women would threaten male authority in religion and politics, a misogynous culture of male domination emerged to subordinate and restrict women's lives. Still concerned with ... More


‘Inheritors of Unfulfill'd Renown’: Championing Romantic Poets

Juliette Atkinson

in Victorian Biography Reconsidered: A Study of Nineteenth-Century 'Hidden' Lives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572137
eISBN:
9780191722967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572137.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers yet another way in which obscurity was valued: for many Romantic poets, it was a sign of their sophistication, and would be overcome by a later audience who would confer on ... More


Introduction

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Introduction explains why the need for a new theoretical framework for the study of Arabic literature is so urgent. Its main outlines are based on the theoretical achievements of historical ... More


The Modern Arabic Literary System

Reuven Snir

in Modern Arabic Literature: A Theoretical Framework

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474420518
eISBN:
9781474435642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420518.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter sets out the theoretical framework that underlies the Arabic literary system, outlining the scope of the research subject and the assumptions behind the operative theoretical model. It ... More


“Touch Me While You Look at Her”: Stars, Fashion, and Authorship in Today We Live

Ramsey D. Matthew

in Faulkner and Material Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037122
eISBN:
9781604731637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037122.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the many benefits of a cultural study or materialist investigation of William Faulkner, especially on demystifying his works and the man himself. Works of a canonized author ... More


The Canonical Nine on the Comic Stage

Theodora A. Hadjimichael

in The Emergence of the Lyric Canon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198810865
eISBN:
9780191848001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810865.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 2 looks at the comic genre as a source of information about the Athenian audience’s knowledge and recognition of the lyric poets and their compositions. Comedy makes use of biographical and ... More


Past, Present, and Persecution: The 1838/39 Account

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Every memory has a culture, and Joseph Smith’s best-known account of his first vision (the 1838/39 account) consolidated in a hostile environment. Smith and his people were driven from Missouri by ... More


Saints and Sinners

Ulrich L. Lehner

in The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190232917
eISBN:
9780190232948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190232917.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the lives of the official canonized saints and the phenomena of Jansenist miracles in the eighteenth century, since both of these embody religious views that would be ... More


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