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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Volume 139 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains thirteen lectures in the humanities and social sciences delivered at the British Academy in 2005. Subject matter ranges from ... More


Women on the Edge: The ‘Saletta delle Dame’ of the Palazzo Salvadego in Brescia

REBECCA NORRIS

in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265055
eISBN:
9780191754166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265055.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Form and content give rise to the question of function in the Saletta delle Dame of the Palazzo Salvadego. It is a uniquely decorated space in which frescos cover the four walls, treating the viewer ... More


A Gothic Sermon: Making a Contract with the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens

Stephen Murray

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238473
eISBN:
9780520930070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238473.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In this book, the author seizes a rare opportunity to explore the relationship between verbal and visual culture by presenting a sermon that may have been preached during the second half of the ... More


Occasions and Audience

Stephen Murray

in A Gothic Sermon: Making a Contract with the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238473
eISBN:
9780520930070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238473.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The preacher tackles a small group of people gathered in a church in honor of the Mother of God, Saint Mary of Amiens. He emphasizes the power of bishop from the very beginning of the oration, and ... More


The Little Office of the Virgin and Mary's Role at Paris

Rebecca A. Baltzer

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The cathedral church of Paris, with its overwhelming focus upon the Mother of God, let virtually no day pass without explicit liturgical acknowledgement of her role in salvation. In the voice, ear, ... More


From Han d’Islande to Les Misérables and Beyond

Kathryn M. Grossman

in The Later Novels of Victor Hugo: Variations on the Politics and Poetics of Transcendence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642953
eISBN:
9780191739231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642953.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter illustrates the study’s critical methodology by reviewing the major findings of the author’s previous research on Hugo’s early fiction from Han d’Islande (1823) to Notre-Dame de Paris ... More


Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Yasmin Gunaratnam and David Oliviere (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The use of narrative methods has a long history in palliative care, pioneered by Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement. This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of ... More


Mid-Century Perspectives

W.J. Mc Cormack

in Ascendancy and Tradition in Anglo-Irish Literary History from 1789 To 1939

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128069
eISBN:
9780191671630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128069.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses some of the stages of the evolution of the 1770s neologism into the timeless language of Augustan elitism. In this chapter, several critical literatures, writings, and essays ... More


The Formal Case in Abelard, Chaucer, Christine de Pizan

Alcuin Blamires

in The Case for Women in Medieval Culture

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186304
eISBN:
9780191674501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186304.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on Abelard, Chaucer, and Christine de Pizan, each of whom produced a version of the formal case. Abelard did so adventitiously, in that a case for the supreme importance of women ... More


Learning Love and Justice

Thomas St. and Dame Julian

in By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134865
eISBN:
9780199853472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134865.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Two of the ablest medieval theologians who set to work on the meaning of the cross for the Christian life were Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225–74) and Dame Julian of Norwich (b. 1342). St. Thomas's ... More


The Novels and the New Académie-Française

Hugh Gaston Hall

in Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151579
eISBN:
9780191672743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151579.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Jean Desmarets published three novels: Ariane, read from the manuscript in 1631 to the group of men who formed the Académie-Française and dedicated ‘Aux Dame’ in 1632 under the pseudonym ‘de ... More


Scotch Verdict: The Real-Life Story That Inspired "The Children's Hour"

Lillian Faderman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163255
eISBN:
9780231533249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163255.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1810, a Scottish student named Jane Cumming accused her school mistresses, Jane Pirie and Marianne Woods, of having an affair in the presence of their students. Dame Helen Cumming Gordon, the ... More


Exploring the Foundations of Notre Dame: Archaeology at Old College

MARK R. SCHURR

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The 1991 excavations at the Old College site were inspired by the rich and well-preserved deposits found in 1985 and had several purposes. The first was to gather archaeological data that can be used ... More


Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Barbara Caine

in Victorian Feminists

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204336
eISBN:
9780191676215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204336.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the contribution of Millicent Garrett Fawcett to the feminist movement in Victorian England. Fawcett was the only Victorian feminist who lived to celebrate the enfranchisement ... More


Importing Ficino: Gender Balance in Champier

Todd W. Reeser

in Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226307008
eISBN:
9780226307145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226307145.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Symphorien Champier’s The Ship of Virtuous Ladies is generally considered one of the earliest contributions to the pro-woman side of the French Renaissance version of the querelle des femmes, the ... More


Tchaikovsky

Roland John Wiley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368925
eISBN:
9780199852468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368925.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A giant in the pantheon of nineteenth-century composers, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky continues to enthrall audiences today. From The Nutcracker—arguably the most popular ballet currently on the ... More


Tapestry Production in the Early Renaissance

Susan Groag Bell

in The Lost Tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan's Renaissance Legacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234109
eISBN:
9780520928787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234109.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When Henry VIII rode into the City of Tournai in September 1513, the town was bedecked with tapestries, as was traditional at times of celebration. In this case, the spectacle of colorful tapestries ... More


The immorality of French novels

Juliette Atkinson

in French Novels and the Victorians

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266090
eISBN:
9780191860003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266090.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Anxieties about immorality were rarely far from discussion of French novels. However, contemporary notions of ‘immorality’ were far more unstable than has often been suggested. The chapter begins by ... More


Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Russell K. Skowronek and Kenneth E. Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

As a discipline, archaeology often provides amazing insights into the past. But it can also illuminate the present, especially when investigations are undertaken to better examine the history of ... More


Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Katie Jarvis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

Politics in the Marketplace integrates politics, economics, and gender to ask how the Dames des Halles invented notions of citizenship through everyday trade during the French Revolution. As crucial ... More


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