Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 28 items

  • Keywords: daisy x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Great Gatsby and the Great War Army: Ethnic Egalitarianism, Intelligence Testing, the New Man, and the Charity Girl

Keith Gandal

in The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and the Fiction of Mobilization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338911
eISBN:
9780199867127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338911.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter argues that the plot and characters of Fitzgerald's famous novel can be illuminated with reference to historical events and figures connected to the mobilization. Gatsby himself, a poor ... More


Classics and the Family in the Victorian Novel

Isobel Hurst

in Victorian Women Writers and the Classics: The Feminine of Homer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283514
eISBN:
9780191712715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283514.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The varied accounts of classical studies in fiction deserve a more prominent place in the analysis of 19th-century reception of the classics. This chapter discusses fictions about women studying the ... More


King Magnus and King Minus: A Play and a Playlet

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In December 1936, Britain was shaken by the crisis of a royal abdication. The events recalled the threat of abdication by King Magnus in Shaw's popular futuristic political comedy of 1929, The Apple ... More


Jason Robert Brown: Born: June 20, 1970, Tarrytown, New York

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Jason Robert Brown. It starts with an extended commentary of his career, and then provides details on productions, with data and song information. Brown embraced ... More


Chaucer’s and Wordsworth’s Vivid Daisies

Elizabeth Robertson

in The Middle Ages in the Modern World: Twenty-first century perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266144
eISBN:
9780191860027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266144.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In 1802, shortly after William Wordsworth read and translated Chaucer, he set down to write a series of poems that mark a shift from his primary focus on the rural poor to tiny and seemingly ... More


Iconography of St Margaret

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 12 addresses various aspects of the iconography of St Margaret’s legend. It traces the traditional depiction of the saint on top of the dragon to the ancient tradition of trampling down one’s ... More


The novel

Eileen Fauset

in The Politics of Writing: Julia Kavanagh, 1824-77

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055577
eISBN:
9781781702222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055577.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the cultural attitudes towards women novelists during Kavanagh's lifetime. It shows Kavanagh's importance as a novelist who drew on the cultural contradictions of the period, ... More


‘I Have Asked Henry James Not to Bring his Friend Oscar Wilde’: Daisy Miller, Washington Square and The Politics of Transatlantic Aestheticism

Michèle Mendelssohn

in Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623853
eISBN:
9780748651634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623853.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on Henry James's and Oscar Wilde's first documented meeting, in 1882. The tension between British and American culture is the most important aspect of transatlantic Aestheticism, ... More


Epilogue

in The Illustration of the Master: Henry James and the Magazine Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768740
eISBN:
9780804776233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768740.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

One of Henry James's last stories, “Julia Bride” (1908), documents his conflicts at this stage of his career with editors, publishers, and illustrators. James wrote the story upon the suggestion of ... More


A Virgin and a Housewife

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the production of two Joseph Pasternak comedies: Ask Any Girl (1959) and Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960).Walters’ professional relationships with stars Shirley MacLaine ... More


Chris Humphries, Cladistics, and Connections

David M. Williams, Kåre Bremer, and Sandra Knapp

in Beyond Cladistics: The Branching of a Paradigm

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267725
eISBN:
9780520947993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267725.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

By way of introduction, this short piece describes a few subjects that attracted Chris Humphries's attention during his thirty-plus years as botanist and systematist. These include botanical ... More


Gender and Apocalypse in Eastern European Cinema

Jason Merrill

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The communist-era films The End of August at the Hotel Ozone, Daisies, and Sexmission directly link apocalyptic images with the notion of gender. The first two suggest that the communist regimes of ... More


The March of Headlines

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056937
eISBN:
9780813053790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056937.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf's “curious props”—including her diary and others’ diaries—ably support her across 1931. She shows, in fact, such sure life command that she mocks the outer political scene in September ... More


Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Historians have long agreed that women—black and white—were instrumental in shaping the civil rights movement. Until recently, though, such claims have not been supported by easily accessed texts of ... More


Facilities to Protect Human Life and Safety

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

in The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Facilities to Protect Human Life and Safety” reviews many of the sites and facilities where experimentation on human life support and safety technology was carried out, including the White Sands ... More


Daisy S. Lampkin: November 9, 1955 National Council of Negro Women, Washington, D.C.

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon

in Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Born on August 9, 1883, in Washington D.C., Daisy Adams Lampkin was a lifelong activist, organizer, and fundraiser. Dubbed “Mrs. NAACP,” Lampkin began her career in social justice as a suffragist, ... More


Getting Out: Graduation

Simon J. Bronner

in Campus Traditions: Folklore from the Old-Time College to the Modern Mega-University

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036163
eISBN:
9781621036173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036163.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

After four long years of intellectual and social journey, the moment that college students have been working, waiting, and suffering for arrives: graduation. Commencement symbolizes death and rebirth ... More


Gatsby and Tort

Robin L. West

in American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199331376
eISBN:
9780199394258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331376.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

The Great Gatsby, set during the age of automobility, and centering on a fatal accident, is replete with unintentional and intentional torts, including negligence, battery, alienation of affections, ... More


Dr. Spock, Daisy Girl, and DDT: A Prehistory of Environmental Icons

Finis Dunaway

in Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226169903
eISBN:
9780226169934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169934.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter presents three sets of images as together constituting a prehistory of environmental icons: advertisements against nuclear testing produced by SANE (the National Committee for a Sane ... More


Eating on the Run: Presidential Foodways in Motion

Adrian Miller

in President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632537
eISBN:
9781469632551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632537.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how presidential food preparation changes when the president travels to a destination, and stays away from the White House for an extended period of time. This chapter focuses ... More


View: