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Celticism, Aestheticism and Nationalism

W. B. Yeats

in Ethnicity and Cultural Authority: From Arnold to Du Bois

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622054
eISBN:
9780748651993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622054.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter discusses the relationship between culture and ethnicity within W. B. Yeats's idea of ‘the Celt’. It is primarily focused on the 1890s and the early 1900s, and considers the role of ... More


Victorian Psychology and British Culture 1850–1880

Rick Rylance

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122838
eISBN:
9780191671555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122838.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Victorian psychology was fiercely controversial and contested by parties representing the whole span of nineteenth-century opinion. It developed from a theory of the soul to one which understood the ... More


Introduction

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

in Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254862
eISBN:
9780520942820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254862.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This introductory chapter discusses American music and national identity, explaining why the emphasis on cultural debate is important for studying American music. It looks at cultural theory and the ... More


Conclusion: Future Directions?

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter summarises key findings of the volume: the variety of media employed in the production of the past; the usefulness of historical culture as a concept that enables comparisons across ... More


“The Crisis is in Man”: The Nation, the Self, and Cultural Politics in the 1930s

in The Aesthetics of Hate: Far-Right Intellectuals, Antisemitism, and Gender in 1930s France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774574
eISBN:
9780804782838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774574.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The years 1930 to 1935 witnessed the emergence of a group of young men who were trained in the ideas of far-right and conservative nationalism and aspired to cultural and political prominence. ... More


Between a Politics of Pain and a Politics of Pain's Disavowal

Megan Sweeney

in Reading Is My Window: Books and the Art of Reading in Women's Prisons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833520
eISBN:
9781469604367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898352_sweeney.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on the term “mis lit”—short for “misery literature”— recently adopted by Bookseller Magazine to describe the growing number of memoirs that recount their authors' experiences of ... More


Illusion of Indolence—Ideology and Partial Truths

Margaret Lock

in Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520082212
eISBN:
9780520916623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520082212.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The pathological nuclear family does not resemble the lived experience of most Japanese people. Like all plausible rhetoric, however, it contains elements of reality: there are many men who rarely ... More


Introduction: Cultural Politics and Transnational Anarchism in Puerto Rico

Kirwin R. Shaffer

in Black Flag Boricuas: Anarchism, Antiauthoritarianism, and the Left in Puerto Rico, 1897-1921

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037641
eISBN:
9780252094903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037641.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter positions anarchism in Puerto Rico as a unique entity in the movement's history. In Puerto Rico, anarchists expressed their concerns and visions through their own brand of ... More


Spinoza Now

Dimitris Vardoulakis (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672806
eISBN:
9781452946887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672806.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

What does it mean to think about, and with, Spinoza today? This book asserts the importance of Spinoza’s philosophy of immanence for contemporary cultural and philosophical debates. Engaging with ... More


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