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Stooping to Conquer: Johnsonian Biography

Freya Johnston

in Samuel Johnson and the Art of Sinking 1709-1791

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251827
eISBN:
9780191719080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251827.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter interprets some of Johnson's Lives of the Poets as non-satirical, corrective responses to Pope's Peri Bathous and The Dunciad. Richard Blackmore, for instance, ‘Father of the Bathos’ and ... More


Theological Considerations

Timothy Bellamah, O.P.

in The Biblical Interpretation of William of Alton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753604
eISBN:
9780199918812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753604.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 5 considers a few of William’s theological concerns. In the absence of a theological treatise, it is not possible to provide a systematic account of his theology. Still, his biblical ... More


In Black and White

Edward L. Ayers

in Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, 1877-1906

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086898
eISBN:
9780199854226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086898.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The chapter discusses the naming conventions which showed various signs of deference, condescension, and even affection towards blacks and whites. Customs and even laws served to segregate the two ... More


Natives

Robert Colls

in Identity of England

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the changing attitudes to those who were deemed to live in the more important England, and the ethnological theories that established their ancient title to it. English ... More


This Loved Philology

John T. Hamilton

in Philology of the Flesh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226572826
eISBN:
9780226572963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572963.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter is devoted to the poetry of Emily Dickinson, with particular focus on the incarnational metaphors that inform much of her work. As a result, one gains further insight into the tensions ... More


Westerners in Shanghai: The Chinese Malaise

Joshua A. Fogel

in Maiden Voyage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520283305
eISBN:
9780520959170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283305.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the attitudes of the Japanese, who came to Shanghai on board the Senzaimaru in 1862, toward Westerners in the city. One of the main objectives of the mission to Shanghai was ... More


Between Rough and Refined: Fetishism and Condescension in @nytfood Instagram Posts

Gwynne Mapes

in Elite Authenticity: Remaking Distinction in Food Discourse

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197533444
eISBN:
9780197533482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533444.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In this chapter Mapes elaborates on the rhetorical strategies of historicity, simplicity, lowbrow appreciation, pioneer spirit, and locality/sustainability. She turns to a data set of 90 ... More


Orientations

Zane Goebel

in Global Leadership Talk: Constructing Good Governance in Indonesia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190845049
eISBN:
9780190854256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845049.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In setting the theoretical and methodological proclivities of this book, this chapter begins to synthesize two decades of sociolinguistic and linguistic anthropological scholarship on globalization, ... More


Teaching Virtue

Grant D. Bayliss

in The Vision of Didymus the Blind: A Fourth-Century Virtue-Origenism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747895
eISBN:
9780191810770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747895.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter considers Didymus’ historical status as an independent teacher distinct from the supposed Alexandrian Catechetical School. It explores the setting of his schoolroom, before turning to ... More


Unconditional Forgiveness and Normative Condescension

David Beglin

in Oxford Studies in Agency and Responsibility Volume 7

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192844644
eISBN:
9780191933288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844644.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter argues that the moral value of unconditional forgiveness is more complicated and constrained than it is often taken to be. When we unconditionally forgive, we engage with someone in a ... More


Raphael’s Condescension: Paradise Lost, Jane Austen, and the Secular Displacement of Grace

Paul Stevens

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Protestantism’s radical concept of divine grace does not simply disappear with what Weber calls the ‘disenchantment’ of the secular age; it transmutes itself into other complex and powerful cultural ... More


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