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Strategies of Conclusion: Allusion

Grant Hardy

in Understanding the Book of Mormon: A Reader's Guide

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199731701
eISBN:
9780199777167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731701.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, World Religions

Of the three major narrators, Moroni is the most likely to use phrases previously employed by other Book of Mormon writers. Actually, as he brings the book to an end, Moroni provides three separate ... More


Rethinking Post–World War I Classics: Recovering the Historical Context of the Mobilization

Keith Gandal

in The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and the Fiction of Mobilization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338911
eISBN:
9780199867127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338911.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter lays out the book's argument and is divided into three parts. The first part introduces the literary-historical thesis that American modernist fiction by Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and ... More


Farewell

M.N. Srinivas

in The Remembered Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077459
eISBN:
9780199081165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the author's thoughts on the last few days of his stay in Rampura. It reflects on how he enjoyed his work and encounters with villagers from different castes and classes. In ... More


Farewell to the East

Jerome Murphy-O'Connor

in Paul: His Story

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199266531
eISBN:
9780191601583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266530.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Having sent Priscal and Aquila to Rome to prepare his mission to Spain, Paul wrote Rom 1–11 as a captio benevolentiae, to which he added Rom 12–16 when he got specific information from P & A about ... More


Excursus: The Founding of an Islamic Rajab Under Fatimid RuleLunar Calendar

Daniella Talmon-Heller

in Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Addressing the pre-Islamic custom of the Arabs to use intercalation for adjusting their lunar calendar to the solar annual cycle, the Qurʾan and the Prophet's farewell sermon are said to forbid the ... More


The Retirement of Washington

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

in The Age of Federalism

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses George Washington's Farewell Address first given to the public through the newspapers in September 1796, prior to that year's presidential election. The Address excited a ... More


Hemingway and Italy: Twenty-First-Century Perspectives

Mark Cirino and Mark P. Ott (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054414
eISBN:
9780813053158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Hemingway and Italy collects the most innovative and most relevant papers that were presented at the sixteenth Biennial Hemingway Conference in Venice, Italy, in 2014. These essays address ... More


Incorporation: The Burial and the Resonance of the Funeral

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the third phase of the funeral, the deceased was incorporated into the world of the dead. The great man moved gradually back from the public to the private sphere, ready to join the other ... More


Goodbyes 05302005

in Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0040
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter focuses on Tooy's farewell gift to the author, an obia to increase sexual performance. It provides the recipe for this obia including all the ingredients and procedure. Tooy also ... More


The art of speech

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

in The Languages of the Amazon

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199593569
eISBN:
9780191739385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593569.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

Every Amazonian language has a remarkably rich lexicon, and a plethora of genres with their varied stylistic features, as befits essentially oral cultures. Shamans, with their supernatural powers, ... More


Her Living Wake: Reminiscing and Farewell Party

Denise Carson

in Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251083
eISBN:
9780520949416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251083.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the author narrates her mother's last moments and the way they conducted the farewell party. The author contemplates the parallels in her parents' lives and their polar opposite ... More


The Voice of the Great God: A Theology of Preaching

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter outlines the physical and ecclesiastical setting of Edwards's preaching; divides his preaching career into three periods; sketches his view of the importance and tasks of preaching; and ... More


Oral Performances (II)

Arnold Krupat

in That the People Might Live: Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451386
eISBN:
9780801465857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451386.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines oral performances of the Indian “farewell” speech. Indian farewells have been printed at least since the seventeenth century, when Christian ministers recorded (or perhaps ... More


LINCOLN CENTER COMMISSIONS: The Opening of Philharmonic Hall

Barbara B. Heyman

in Samuel Barber: The Composer and His Music

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195090581
eISBN:
9780199853090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090581.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American

With the opening of the new Philharmonic Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Permorning Arts in 1962, Samuel Barber was requested to compose a piano concerto. This chapter describes how he created ... More


Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

David J. Appleby

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the religious, political and cultural implications of a collision of highly charged polemic prompted by the mass ejection of Puritan ministers from the Church of England in 1662, ... More


The Government-Industrial Complex: The True Size of the Federal Government, 1984-2018

Paul C. Light

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190851798
eISBN:
9780190909598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851798.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Government-Industrial Complex explores the recent history and impact of the federal government’s blended workforce of federal, contract, and grant employees. Drawing upon Dwight D. Eisenhower’s ... More


Doldrums

Deirdre Coleman

in Henry Smeathman, the Flycatcher: Natural History, Slavery, and Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940537
eISBN:
9781789629132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940537.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Smeathman returns to the Bananas where, instead of collecting, he cultivates a large provision garden for the slave ships. His chief staples were Palma Christi, pepper, and Guinea rice but rice ... More


Salut à Jacques

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639854
eISBN:
9780748652105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a tribute to Jacques Derrida, and was written immediately after his death. It is written in French and English, and describes Derrida as a great influence and close friend of ... More


The context of Restoration nonconformity

David J. Appleby

in Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the societal and religious identities of the Bartholomean clergy and explores their relationships within local communities, together with their fears and aspirations for a laity ... More


Preaching, audience and authority

David J. Appleby

in Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter considers the farewell sermons as physical performances, whose prevalence and intensity demonstrate that religion remained a prominent feature in the Restoration landscape, analysing how ... More


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