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. Resurrection and Death in Everyman

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines resurrection and death in Everyman, considered as the greatest of English morality plays. It observes that death, ordained by God Himself, is exhibited as an inevitable limit on ... More


John Mills and British Cinema: Masculinity, Identity and Nation

Gill Plain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621071
eISBN:
9780748651092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621071.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although his film career extended from the early days of sound to the British New Wave and beyond, Sir John Mills is nonetheless remembered as the archetypal hero of the Second World War. Regarded as ... More


Everyman in Motion: From Bosch to Bruegel: Aspects of Art Lecture

JOSEPH LEO KOERNER

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 139, 2005 Lectures

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263945
eISBN:
9780191734038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263945.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the rise of a painting in everyday life in Northern Europe. It focuses on the representations of ‘everyman’ in the art of the early pioneers of genre painting: Pieter Bruegel ... More


Interlude Everyman

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

A brief meditation on the difference between the cliff scene and the morality play, Everyman. Whereas in Everyman the fall into the grave is a happy surcease, the cliff scene insists upon unhappy ... More


Our Native Classics, Complete and Uniform

Thomas F. Bonnell

in The Most Disreputable Trade: Publishing the Classics of English Poetry 1765-1810

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532209
eISBN:
9780191700996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532209.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter describes the development of a cultural maturity as expressed in the multi-volume collections of classics. Beginning in 1765, publications developed across a range of genres from such ... More


Verbal and Visual, Humor and Politics: Organization as Discourse

Allen Douglas

in War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the distinctive layout and organization of the Canard. It shows that the weekly's style was composed of carefully balanced mixtures of materials, and its visuals went further ... More


Dead Men, Angry Men and Drunks: Post-traumatic stress and the 1950s

Gill Plain

in John Mills and British Cinema: Masculinity, Identity and Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621071
eISBN:
9780748651092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621071.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Together, the 1950s and 1960s comprise a period of national reinscription. New genres and preoccupations emerged within the British film industry as patterns of production changed in response to ... More


Playing the Fool: Comedy and the end of Everyman

Gill Plain

in John Mills and British Cinema: Masculinity, Identity and Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621071
eISBN:
9780748651092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621071.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Comedy is a form that facilitates the disruption of gender norms, both through the stereotypical inversions of the hen-pecked husband and the shrewish wife, and through more subtle manipulations of ... More


Invisible Sin

Brian Murdoch

in Gregorius: An Incestuous Saint in Medieval Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199596409
eISBN:
9780191745737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596409.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Literature

This chapter looks again at the Gregorius-story in terms of original sin and the inborn propensity to sin (as explained by Augustine), and of actual sin (in the Genesis-interpretation by Gregory the ... More


Kirby Puckett: A Middle American Tragedy

Sherrie L. Wilson

in Fame to Infamy: Race, Sport, and the Fall from Grace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737516
eISBN:
9781604737523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737516.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter explores the phases of Kirby Puckett’s life: his rise to baseball stardom, his sudden retirement, his fall into disgrace, and his eventual death and redemption. It shows that there were ... More


Toward a Poetics of Fusion: The Mémorial de Sainte-Hélène

Robert Morrissey

in The Economy of Glory: From Ancien Regime France to the Fall of Napoleon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226924588
eISBN:
9780226924595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924595.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From the desolate island of Saint Helena emerges a work in which the epic material characteristic of the Bulletins and the intimate self-representation characteristic of Rousseau’s Confessions are ... More


Manners, Mores and Musicality: An Interview with Willy Russell

John Bennett

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter presents an interview with playwright Willy Russell, conducted at Liverpool Hope University in May 2006. Russell wrote some of the most successful and much-performed stage plays of ... More


Conversing with Purpose in the Interwar Years

Rebecca Roach

in Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198825418
eISBN:
9780191864094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825418.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

Chapter three examines the implications of the rise of sociology for literary understandings of the interview in the interwar years. Sociology’s emphasis on the interview as a process by which ... More


C. S. Lewis, Ulster Contrarian

Stephanie L. Derrick

in The Fame of C. S. Lewis: A Controversialist's Reception in Britain and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198819448
eISBN:
9780191859946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819448.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Lewis had many reasons for writing broadly accessible works, which trace back to his childhood in Belfast. His was a Romantic philosophy of literature, with deeply held convictions about authors, ... More


Gods, Fate, and the Character of Oedipus

Paul Woodruff

in The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles: Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190669447
eISBN:
9780190669485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669447.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In both plays, character drives the actions that are represented or reported on stage. Although Oedipus and his family are living through a fate allotted to them by the gods, they show genuine agency ... More


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