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“The Center Will Not Hold”: The Widening Gyre of the New, New Americanist Studies

William V. Spanos

in Redeemer Nation In the Interregnum: An Untimely Meditation on the American Vocation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268153
eISBN:
9780823272464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268153.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter constitute a cultural critique of a growing left-oriented momentum in the U.S. that privileges world literature at the expense of the critical imperatives of the actual interregnum. The ... More


The Go-Between

John N. Collins

in Diakonia: Re-Interpreting the Ancient Sources

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396027
eISBN:
9780199852383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396027.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In a familiar phrase, Luke speaks of “the ministry of the word”. The term “word”, which means so much to the Christian church, has made the phrase memorable, but was an emphasis on “word” Luke's main ... More


The Invention of Martha Graham: Emergence and the Strictures

Mark Franko

in Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777662
eISBN:
9780199950119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777662.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter examines the development of Graham’s image in the media across the 1940s and her role as a celebrity woman artist in wartime and the postwar era. It examines Graham’s resistance to being ... More


Lyndon B. Johnson

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0043
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter describes the legendary personality of Lyndon B. Johnson that eliminated all doubt regarding whether he would be a strong chief executive or not. Johnson ascended to the presidency under ... More


Tourgée: Margin and Center

Michael T. Gilmore

in The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294131
eISBN:
9780226294155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294155.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter reviews Albion W. Tourgée publications, particularly his A Fool's Errand and Bricks without Straw, the themes of his novels had few admitted followers among mainstream authors. Although ... More


Concluding Reflections

Baird Tipson

in Hartford Puritanism: Thomas Hooker, Samuel Stone, and Their Terrifying God

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190212520
eISBN:
9780190212544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212520.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The final chapter offers thoughts on some broader issues. Despite common assumptions about the significance of the “errand” into the New England wilderness, can one actually detect discernible ... More


Items Books Published by Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press: Including Important Later Foreign Editions of Obelisk Titles

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a list of the books published by Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press. These include Sleeveless Errand by Norah James, Haveth Childers Everywhere by James Joyce, Cleante and Belise ... More


Errands

Jessica Ellen Sewell

in Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter looks at women's various domestic errands, particularly shopping. The chapter looks specifically at downtown shopping districts, grocery stores, and local main streets. In these ... More


Virtual Environment Grocery Store

Thomas D. Parsons, Timothy McMahan, Patrick Melugin, and Michael Barnett

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Neuropsychologists are increasingly being asked to determine whether a patient can return to work, classroom, or play (e.g., sports). A difficulty for the neuropsychological assessment of cognitive ... More


On the Use of Virtual Reality as an Outcome Measure in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Diana Jovanovski and Konstantine K. Zakzanis

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Despite the prevalence of executive dysfunction across multiple neurological and psychiatric conditions, there have been few validated rehabilitative interventions targeting it. One intervention ... More


The Mission to China

Thomas H. Reilly

in Saving the Nation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190929503
eISBN:
9780190929534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929503.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

American Protestantism determined to a large extent the nature of the mission errand to China, especially in the Chinese Protestant elite’s understanding of social Christianity. American ... More


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