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Dacha Idylls: Living Organically in Russia's Countryside

Melissa Caldwell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262843
eISBN:
9780520947870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262843.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book is a lively account of dacha life and how Russians experience this deeply rooted tradition of the summer cottage amid the changing cultural, economic, and political landscape of ... More


Mr.Hiraoka: Production Manager at the Nishijin Maizuru Textile Company

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter addresses the narrative of Mr. Hiraoka Masao. He was in his sixties at the time of the interview. He was the production manager at the Nishijin Maizuru Company when he was first ... More


Cottage Cultures

Orvar Löfgren

in On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217676
eISBN:
9780520928992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217676.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses cottage culture, which allowed aristocrats to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life in major urban centers. It first studies the European experience of colonizing the ... More


The Annals of the Poor

Nigel Leask

in Robert Burns and Pastoral: Poetry and Improvement in Late Eighteenth-Century Scotland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199572618
eISBN:
9780191722974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572618.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 18th-century Literature

This chapter returns the focus to Burns at his most conventionally pastoral in poems dedicated to representing the ‘annals of the poor’. After an opening section discussing representations of cottage ... More


Perfection Absolute: The Aspiration of The Recluse

Thomas McFarland

in William Wordsworth: Intensity and Achievement

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112532
eISBN:
9780191670800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112532.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses a number of Wordsworth's finest poems, including ‘The Ruined Cottage’ and The Excursion, which is a volume of poems by Wordsworth. The Recluse is also examined and discussed in ... More


The Play of Absence: The Borderers and the Winds of Culture

Thomas McFarland

in William Wordsworth: Intensity and Achievement

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112532
eISBN:
9780191670800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112532.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses an argument that states that the play The Borderers generates a lot of interest despite its inadequacies as drama, because it presents a lode of Wordsworthian intensity. It is ... More


Wordsworth and the Stoics

Bruce Graver

in Romans and Romantics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199588541
eISBN:
9780191741845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588541.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter reconsiders Wordsworth's understanding of Roman Stoicism. This subject was last discussed by Jane Worthington some seventy years ago, and its conclusions need to be revised, in light of ... More


Returning to the Ruined Cottage

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter focuses on the ‘return’ motif as a means of organising related ideas of place, time, and identity. It opens with a return to ‘Tintern Abbey’, in which the poet's revisiting hints at the ... More


Coleridge at Home

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the poems written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge while living at a cottage in Nether Stowey, Somerset, from December 1796 to September 1798. While these years were just two out of ... More


Housing

John Demos

in A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the housing of Pilgrim settlers in Plymouth Colony. There were three major types of Pilgrim houses, which may be distinguished with respect to floor plans and means of ... More


Prologue

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This prologue sets the stage in the Roosevelt house called Springwood in Hyde Park after Eleanor Roosevelt and her close friends, Marion Dickerman, and Nancy Cook, have agreed to Franklin ... More


The Decision to Build the Cottage

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the historic picnic scene in the place called Val-Kill, on the east side of the Hyde Park estate, where Franklin suggests that the women build a stone cottage for themselves ... More


Dacha Enchantments

Melissa L. Caldwell

in Dacha Idylls: Living Organically in Russia's Countryside

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262843
eISBN:
9780520947870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262843.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Visiting the dacha, or summer cottage, is one activity that stands out among the multitude of possible leisure pursuits, which is perhaps the most recognizable aspect of Russian summer culture. ... More


From Barrack Schools to Family Cottages: Creating Domestic Space for Late Victorian Poor Children1

Lydia D. Murdoch

in Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236764.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the movement to reform orphanages in later nineteenth-century Britain, demonstrating how discourses on class and gender worked together to help construct the idealised view of ... More


New Start In Riverdale, 1907–22

William Seraile

in Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan Asylum

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234196
eISBN:
9780823240838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234196.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The Colored Orphan Asylum (COA) trustees were determined that their new home in Riverdale would be modeled on the cottage system, which was then in vogue. The New York Juvenile Asylum had embraced ... More


Mr. and Mrs. Konishi: Handloom Weavers

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reports the narratives of Mr. Konishi Hiroshi and Mrs. Konishi Nobuko. They work as cottage weavers in Nishijin. At the time of the interview, they lived in a traditional narrow wooden ... More


Mr. Aioi: Warper

Tamara K. Hareven

in The Silk Weavers of Kyoto: Family and Work in a Changing Traditional Industry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228177
eISBN:
9780520935761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228177.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Mr. Aioi Eiichi works in his family's warping shop in one of the narrow streets in Nishijin. The manufacturer sends the silk thread and the design to the warper and commissions from him the tied ... More


The heyday of female itinerancy

Jennifer Lloyd

in Women and the Shaping of British Methodism: Persistent Preachers, 1807-1907

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078859
eISBN:
9781781702574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078859.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter covers the heyday of female evangelism in the Primitive Methodist and Bible Christian Connexions. It both builds on and challenges Deborah Valenze's pioneering and important Prophetic ... More


1929: romantics and modernists on the cusp of sound

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In Britain, the silent cinema perishes in its moment of triumph. The five landmark films of the silent era came at the instant of transition to sound in 1929. They are John Grierson's Drifters, ... More


The running man: Hitchcock's fugitives and The Bourne Ultimatum

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the central figure in Anthony Asquith's fugitive film A Cottage on Dartmoor: the ‘running man’ in talking pictures. Today we would find this fugitive figure in The Bourne ... More


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