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Mr Knight's Best Small Capitals

Richard Cronin

in Paper Pellets: British Literary Culture after Waterloo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582532
eISBN:
9780191722929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582532.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The chapter contends that this was the first age of print, the age when, as the New Monthly put it, print became ‘like to the air we breathe’, ‘the medium through which we receive every idea and ... More


Introduction

Christopher R. Clason (ed.)

in E. T. A. Hoffman: Transgressive Romanticism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941213
eISBN:
9781789629057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941213.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The introduction to this volume intends first to introduce the theme of transgression in the works of the German Romantic author E.T.A. Hoffmann. First, Hoffmann’s life is briefly summarized through ... More


My Emblem, The Pine

Richard Higgins and Richard Higgins

in Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau felt a deep affinity for Pinus strobus, Eastern white pine, the tallest tree east of the Rockies. He called it the emblem of his life. He loved its erect posture, how its whorled branches ... More


Toxicology Emerges in Public Health Crises

Frederick Rowe Davis

in Banned: A History of Pesticides and the Science of Toxicology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300205176
eISBN:
9780300210378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300205176.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter describes how toxicology emerged with the rise of public health crises in Chicago. With the industrialization of meat production in Chicago and the rise of novel technologies in ... More


The Great Clarity Corpus

in Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751773
eISBN:
9780804767736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents the fourteen extant sources that belong, or may be deemed to be very closely related, to the Taiqing corpus in its expanded version. These sources are divided into six groups, ... More


The Crucible and the Elixir

in Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751773
eISBN:
9780804767736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the doctrinal features of Taiqing alchemy. The central act of the alchemical process involves the reversion of matter to its state of “essence” (jing), or prima material. When ... More


The Ritual Sequence

in Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751773
eISBN:
9780804767736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In Chapter 4 it was shown that compounding an elixir restores the state prior to the emergence of time. When the ingredients are placed in the crucible, matter reverts to its state of essence, which ... More


The Medicines of Great Clarity

in Great Clarity: Daoism and Alchemy in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751773
eISBN:
9780804767736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751773.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines certain aspects of the methods for making elixirs in the Taiqing scriptures. The goal is to illustrate the nature and the main features of Taiqing elixirs, within the limits and ... More


Consumers of Intoxicating Fruits and Elixirs: The Cognitive Grammar of Christina Rossetti’s and Ford Madox Ford’s Oriental Fairy Tales

Eleonora Sasso

in The Pre-Raphaelites and Orientalism: Language and Cognition in Remediations of the East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474407168
eISBN:
9781474449670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407168.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The fourth chapter provides a cognitive grammar analysis of Christina Rossetti’s and Ford’s Oriental fairy poetry and narrative fictionalising scenes of drug consumption. Like consumers of banj ... More


Elixir Sulfanilamide

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the fall of 1937, patients began to die soon after consuming a new therapy called the Elixir Sulfanilamide. In response, the fledgling agency known as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... More


Poets and Their Enemies

Roger Pearson

in Unacknowledged Legislators: The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754473
eISBN:
9780191816130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754473.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter examines Stello (1832), Vigny’s prose work about the place of poets in society; his prose drama Chatterton (1834–5); and De Mademoiselle Sédaine et de la propriété littéraire (1841), one ... More


Words of Honour: ‘Les Destinées: Poèmes philosophiques’ (1838–1864)

Roger Pearson

in Unacknowledged Legislators: The Poet as Lawgiver in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198754473
eISBN:
9780191816130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754473.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Following discussion of Vigny’s comparison of the poet and the soldier in Servitude et grandeur militaires (1835), with particular regard to the concept of honour, this chapter examines Les ... More


Last Words

Robert Milder

in Hawthorne's Habitations: A Literary Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199917259
eISBN:
9780190252908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199917259.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Nathaniel Hawthorne's last years and his attitude towards his impending death. It analyzes “Septimius Felton,” the first of Hawthorne's three unfinished “Elixir of Life” ... More


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