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Best-Sellers and Steady Sellers IV: Entertaining Edification; Turning Delight into a Sacrifice

Ian Green

in Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208600
eISBN:
9780191678097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines religious verse (of all levels of competence from Donne and Herbert to John Taylor and John Bunyan), improving biographies, cautionary tales, open letters, allegories, and ... More


Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Ian Green

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208600
eISBN:
9780191678097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book examines the complete array of Protestant titles published in England from the 1530s to the 1720s. These range from the large specialist volumes at the top to cheap tracts at the bottom, ... More


Shocking Stories

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter identifies the various types of Misty story, noting that there are clear differences between its serials, single stories, and comedy series, and exploring their use of Gothic heroines, ... More


Punishing the Abject Child: The Delight and Discipline of Body Horror in Heinrich Hoffmann’s

Justine Gieni

in Reading in the Dark: Horror in Children's Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496806444
eISBN:
9781496806482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806444.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Justine Gieni examines the language and illustrations of Heinrich Hoffman’s 1845 picturebook Struwwelpeter, a seminal text in the genre that, on the surface at least, makes explicit use of horrifying ... More


Values for a Dangerous World

David J. Stewart

in The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037349
eISBN:
9780813041575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037349.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the group values that mariners developed in order to deal with the dangerous environment in which they worked. Key maritime group values included attention to the performance of ... More


Horror and Gothic in the 1970s

Julia Round

in Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter considers some of the possible influences on Misty, drawing links with other comics as well as a wider tradition of horror across multiple media in 1970s Britain. It explores the ... More


Dystopian Narratives and Legal Imagination: Tales of Noir Cities and Dark Law

Shulamit Almog

in Law and the Utopian Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804790819
eISBN:
9780804791861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790819.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on two cinematic narratives: Jean-Luc Godard's Alphaville (1965) and Ridley Scot's Blade Runner (1982). Both films relate to dystopias generated by human decision-making, reveal ... More


“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Sexuality Norms and Social Control at Home

Stefanie Mollborn

in Mixed Messages: Norms and Social Control around Teen Sex and Pregnancy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190633271
eISBN:
9780190633318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633271.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter analyzes teenagers’ perspectives on how their parents and family members convey and enforce norms about teen sex and teen pregnancy. Teens see parents as important communicators and ... More


Korematsu’s Chameleonic Deployment

Eric K. Yamamoto

in In the Shadow of Korematsu: Democratic Liberties and National Security

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190878955
eISBN:
9780190878986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878955.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter depicts Korematsu’s uncertain legal and political status. It starts with a capsule of 9/11 security measures and charges of excess and abuse. It also surfaces a hidden piece of liberty ... More


A Question of Passing or a Question of Conscience: Toward Resolving the Ending of Mandy Oxendine

Donald B. Gibson

in Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734164
eISBN:
9781621036050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734164.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses Mandy Oxendine’s problematic ending—problematic because it invites the reader to speculate about what happens to its main characters after the novel’s close. The narrator, ... More


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