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Ireland: Oppression and Opportunity

Richard Whatmore

in Terrorists, Anarchists, and Republicans: The Genevans and the Irish in Time of Revolution

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691168777
eISBN:
9780691197470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168777.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter considers Ireland's condition during the late eighteenth century. The Genevans presented Ireland as a new and stable state, pregnant with possibility for enlightened living and ... More


Petrarch as Homo Economicus

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at evidence which situates Petrarch at the intersection of Renaissance aesthetics and economics. Specifically, it considers the literary devices and syntax used in a number of his ... More


Loving Faster than Light: Romance and Readers in Einstein's Universe

Katy Price

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226680736
eISBN:
9780226680750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680750.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In November 1919, newspapers around the world alerted readers to a sensational new theory of the universe: Albert Einstein's theory of relativity. Coming at a time of social, political, and economic ... More


Not-So-Heavenly Gates: Newslore of the Digital Age

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the newslore that has attached itself to the person of software mogul Bill Gates and the response to business and government warnings of economic upheaval in the event of ... More


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