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Unitarians: Mary Carpenter and the Sacred Writings

Timothy Larsen

in A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199570096
eISBN:
9780191725661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570096.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Biblical Studies

Mary Carpenter's wider Victorian reputation rested on her prominent work as a social reformer. The primary focus of these endeavours was the education and care of deprived or delinquent children or ... More


Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Aaron Allen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Masons, carpenters and glaziers were all needed to build a house, but in many cities such trades had separate companies. In Edinburgh, however, they banded together in a single incorporation to seek ... More


American Romanticism and British Socialism

Mark Bevir

in The Making of British Socialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150833
eISBN:
9781400840281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150833.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter highlights some of the themes that distinguish ethical socialism from welfare liberalism as well as other strands of socialism. Several ethical socialists owed a distinctive debt to ... More


Divine Cosmos: Encountering Spirit in Nature

Paul Marshall

in Mystical Encounters with the Natural World: Experiences and Explanations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279432
eISBN:
9780191603440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279438.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The study of explanations in Part II commences with some notable transpersonal approaches to extrovertive mystical experience from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. R. M. Bucke and ... More


Mind Beyond the Brain: Reducing Valves and Metaphysics

Paul Marshall

in Mystical Encounters with the Natural World: Experiences and Explanations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279432
eISBN:
9780191603440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279438.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Spiritual approaches to mystical experience can be fleshed out with insights from the sciences and philosophy. Two overlapping ways of understanding the consciousness expansions of mystical ... More


Socialism, Masculinity, and the ‘Faddist’ Sage: Edward Carpenter and George Bernard Shaw

Ruth Livesey

in Socialism, Sex, and the Culture of Aestheticism in Britain, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263983
eISBN:
9780191734731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263983.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Schreiner's good friend Edward Carpenter was her chief source of news about the socialist movement during her self-imposed exiles on the continent throughout the later 1880s. Carpenter sought to ... More


The Last Utopians: Four Late Nineteenth-Century Visionaries and Their Legacy

Michael Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691154169
eISBN:
9781400889600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For readers reared on the dystopian visions of Nineteen Eighty-Four and The Handmaid's Tale, the idea of a perfect society may sound more sinister than enticing. This literary history of a time ... More


Introduction

Jane Wood

in Passion and Pathology in Victorian Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187608
eISBN:
9780191674723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187608.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book demonstrates medical arguments about the nature of the relationship between the physical, mental, and social aspects of men's and women's lives. Neurology is the branch of medicine that is ... More


The Stage and the Scaffold: Comedies

Ann Fairfax Withington

in Toward a More Perfect Union: Virtue and the Formation of American Republics

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195068351
eISBN:
9780199853984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068351.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the different prevailing notions and conceptions on the implications and effects of theater and comedies on the morals of the society and the awarding of justice and execution. ... More


Reconstructing Conservatism: Antiliberalism and the Limits of “Law and Order”

Sean P. Cunningham

in Cowboy Conservatism: Texas and the Rise of the Modern Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125763
eISBN:
9780813135441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125763.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Ben Carpenter, president of the conservative Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, delivered a speech at the organization's annual membership convention on March 26, 1968. He compared ... More


The Key to Carolina:: Old Hop, Little Carpenter, and the Making of Fort Loudoun, 1756–1759

Daniel Ingram

in Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037974
eISBN:
9780813042169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037974.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter studies Fort Loudoun, built by South Carolina in 1756 in the remote Overhill region of what is now eastern Tennessee, to protect their western frontier from French and Indian attack. ... More


Beginnings: Socialism and Sexual Reform, 1880s to 1920s

Stephen Brooke

in Sexual Politics: Sexuality, Family Planning, and the British Left from the 1880s to the Present Day

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199562541
eISBN:
9780191731167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562541.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The relationship between socialism and sexual reform was mapped in important ways from the 1880s and to the early 1920s by figures such as Edward Carpenter and Stella Browne and organizations such as ... More


Mary Carpenter and feminine ‘rescue’ from Europe, 1866–77

Tim Allender

in Learning Femininity In Colonial India, 1820-1932

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719085796
eISBN:
9781526104298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085796.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The new feminine prototype of the Eurasian schoolgirl was the outcome of official racialised policy concerning female education after 1860. Statecraft now fused this policy preference with the strong ... More


Property Rights and Political Meaning

Karen R. Merrill

in Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter argues that the gulf between Harold Ickes' and Farrington Carpenter's understandings of the Taylor Grazing Act reflected the act's own profound ambiguities, which help explain the ... More


The Voice of Karen Carpenter

Mitchell Morris

in The Persistence of Sentiment: Display and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520242852
eISBN:
9780520955059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242852.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Karen Carpenter's death from anorexia in 1983 caused a widespread re-evaluation of her persona as a singer. Though she was frequently imagined as an airbrushed, vapid conservative (thanks to aspects ... More


Perfect Is Dead: Karen Carpenter, Theodor Adorno, and the Radio; or, If Hooks Could Kill

Eric Lott

in American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156172
eISBN:
9780231520775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156172.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to bring to bear one of the most severely unforgiving instruments of twentieth-century aesthetic judgment (the critique of culture-industry commodification articulated by Max ... More


Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture

Elizabeth Carolyn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784085
eISBN:
9780804784658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784085.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the literary culture of Britain's radical press from 1880 to 1910, a time that saw a flourishing of radical political activity as well as the emergence of a mass print industry. ... More


Writers at war

Jonathan Atkin

in A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Bertrand Russell was just one man largely thinking and acting alone – and therein rests his reputation. But to what extent – whether in private or public – did similar anti-war concerns to those of ... More


Introduction

Philip Hichborn

in Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in 1860

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034379
eISBN:
9780813039374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034379.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Each page of Philip Hichborn's journal “Cruise of the Dashing Wave” contains information regarding a life-and-death story in an 1860 clipper-ship trip. This voyage originated in Boston and moved ... More


Cruise of the Dashing Wave

Philip Hichborn

in Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in 1860

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034379
eISBN:
9780813039374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034379.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

One of a carpenter's duties aboard a ship included assisting the ship as it departed. Being new, Philip Hichborn received minor criticisms from the captain as he was not able to immediately work on ... More


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