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Making a Collective Emotional Body: Francis of Assisi Celebrating Christmas in Greccio (1223)

Piroska Nagy

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Asking how emotional communities are born and how an emotional event may help something new to emerge, this chapter analyses the episode when Francis of Assisi celebrates Christmas in the little town ... More


Efficacy and Hypocrisy

Christina Normore

in A Feast for the Eyes: Art, Performance, and the Late Medieval Banquet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226242200
eISBN:
9780226242347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226242347.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter complicates the account of audience participation provided in chapter 2 by examining the concerns surrounding public performance in late medieval elite culture. It begins with the ... More


Preventing the Inevitable: John Appel and the Problem of Psychiatric Casualties in the US Army during World War II

Rebecca Jo Plant

in Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126340
eISBN:
9780226126517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226126517.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter draws on Barbara Rosenswein's concept of “emotional communities,” to analyze competing views on neuropsychiatric casualties during World War II, focusing on psychiatrist John W. Appel, ... More


Histories

Michael Spitzer

in A History of Emotion in Western Music: A Thousand Years from Chant to Pop

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190061753
eISBN:
9780190061784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061753.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter proposes that the history of musical emotion pivots on a core period of “affective realism,” coterminous with the common practice period and the writings of Descartes, Spinoza, Hume, ... More


Bewildered Sympathy

Abram C. Van Engen

in Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199379637
eISBN:
9780199379651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379637.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Sovereignty and Goodness of God reveals not just how Puritans used fellow feeling to build up, define, and bind together their communities, but also how sympathy could break down the very ... More


Introduction

Abram C. Van Engen

in Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199379637
eISBN:
9780199379651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379637.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter states and briefly explains the main claims of the book, demonstrating how sympathy functioned on both personal and communal levels in Puritan New England and revealing the political and ... More


Emotional Arenas: Life, Love, and Death in 1870s Italy

Mark Seymour

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198743590
eISBN:
9780191803215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743590.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

Based on the records of a murder trial that transfixed the nation, this book is a social history of 1870s Italy that develops a new paradigm for the history of emotions - the ‘emotional arena’. The ... More


Sadness, Selfhood, and Dis-ease

Erin Sullivan

in Beyond Melancholy: Sadness and Selfhood in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198739654
eISBN:
9780191802614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739654.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter establishes the dominant emotional standards or ‘emotionologies’ of sadness and selfhood in Renaissance England, highlighting the distinctions many writers made between the experience of ... More


Sympathy, Persuasion, and Seduction

Abram C. Van Engen

in Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199379637
eISBN:
9780199379651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379637.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Puritans based persuasion in affection: as long as mutual affections persisted, differences could be worked out within a broader unity. Explicating this principle, the ... More


Corpus Before Erasmus, or the English Humanist Tradition and Greek Before the Trojans

David Rundle

in History of Universities: Volume XXXII / 1-2: Renaissance College: Corpus Christi College, Oxford, in Context, 1450-1600

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198848523
eISBN:
9780191882937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848523.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter looks at aspects of identity and emotion in life at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, as envisaged by its founder and as experienced in its early decades. Many historians now strive to ... More


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