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Woolf, Bloomsbury, the ‘New Biography’, and the New Auto/biografiction

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the British modernist whose work represents the most sustained fictionalising engagement with biography. It recounts changes in biographical theory in Woolf's lifetime; ... More


Heartless Poker

Dominic Lanphier and Laura Taalman

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter considers three hands in poker. It shows how the probabilities of obtaining a Full House, Straight, and Flush level off compared to the probabilities of the other hands, and then looks ... More


City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

R. Scott Hanson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

City of Gods is a history and ethnography of Flushing, Queens, in New York City. An important site in colonial America for its place in the history of religious freedom, Flushing is now perhaps the ... More


Evaluating complementary therapies

Janet Richardson and Karen Pilkington

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The nature and complexities of complementary therapies and their underpinning philosophical approaches present a challenge to the research community. Some complementary therapies have the potential ... More


Religion in Vlissingen (Flushing) from 1645 to 1945

R. Scott Hanson

in City of Gods: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Pluralism in Flushing, Queens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271597
eISBN:
9780823271894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271597.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter One begins after World War II in October 1945 at Bowne House, built in 1661 and the oldest house in Queens, for the 300th anniversary, or tercentenary, of Flushing. This moment is then used ... More


Jerry Bock: Born: November 23, 1928, New Haven, Connecticut

Steven Suskin

in Show Tunes: The Songs, Shows, and Careers of Broadway’s Major Composers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195314076
eISBN:
9780199852734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314076.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter examines the work of Jerry Bock. It opens with an extended commentary of his career, and moves on to giving details on productions, with data and song information. Bock grew up in ... More


Nitrogen, Threat or Benefaction? The Spectre at the Feast

G. J. Leigh

in The World's Greatest Fix: A History of Nitrogen and Agriculture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165821
eISBN:
9780197562130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165821.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

The world today is a very different place from what it was in about 1900. It is a very different place from what it was even in the 1960s. This is not to say that the ... More


Properties and Management of Kaolinitic Soils

Anthony S. R. Juo and Kathrin Franzluebbers

in Tropical Soils: Properties and Management for Sustainable Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195115987
eISBN:
9780197561157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195115987.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Soil Science

Kaolinitic soils are the most widely occurring soils in the tropics, especially in tropical Africa. They comprise about 70% of the soils in the ... More


Mass Transfer

Craig M. Bethke

in Geochemical Reaction Modeling: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094756
eISBN:
9780197560778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094756.003.0015
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

In previous chapters we have discussed the nature of the equilibrium state in geochemical systems: how we can define it mathematically, what numerical methods we can ... More


Polythermal, Fixed, and Sliding Paths

Craig M. Bethke

in Geochemical Reaction Modeling: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094756
eISBN:
9780197560778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094756.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

In this chapter we consider how to construct reaction models that are somewhat more sophisticated than those discussed in the previous chapter, including reaction ... More


Petroleum Reservoirs

Craig M. Bethke

in Geochemical Reaction Modeling: Concepts and Applications

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195094756
eISBN:
9780197560778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195094756.003.0026
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Geochemistry

In efforts to increase and extend production from oil and gas fields, as well as to keep wells operational, petroleum engineers pump a wide variety of fluids into the ... More


Evolution, History, and Flush; or, The Origin of Spaniels

Jeanne Dubino

in Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533900
eISBN:
9781781382202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533900.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Flush recounts the fourteen-year life of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel. Flush is a dog memoir, about a dog's life, with a dog's point of view and, in some editions, with dog photos. So often ... More


Substance Use Disorders

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 3

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199553617
eISBN:
9780191917813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199553617.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions According to Jellinek’s classification of alcoholism, which of the following types refers to a person who has developed physical and psychological dependence but still maintains the ... More


Psycho (1960)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0033
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The shower stabbing of Janet Leigh in Psycho is one of the most famous scenes in movie history. The Production Code office had problems with this scene, as well as the noontime lovemaking between ... More


Renewed Diary Experiment: The Reach for Literature and Beyond

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Woolf expands her 1926 diary. In February, she begins “a new convention”: starting each entry on a new page, her “habit in writing serious literature.” In May, she reaches outward toward public ... More


Urban Runoff

William G. Wilson

in Stormwater: A Resource for Scientists, Engineers, and Policy Makers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226364957
eISBN:
9780226365145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365145.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the characteristics of the stormwater flow that runs off of urban impervious surfaces. It describes in detail the high flows of short duration, called “flashy flows,” that ... More


The March of Headlines

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf, the War Without, the War Within: Her Final Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056937
eISBN:
9780813053790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056937.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf's “curious props”—including her diary and others’ diaries—ably support her across 1931. She shows, in fact, such sure life command that she mocks the outer political scene in September ... More


The Sunshine State Meets the Garden State: Farm Labor during the Long Depression

Cindy Hahamovitch

in The Fruits of Their Labor: Atlantic Coast Farmworkers and the Making of Migrant Poverty, 1870-1945

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846391
eISBN:
9781469603964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899922_hahamovitch.10
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter illustrates how farmers hastened to cash in on a flush economy. They had planted every acre that they owned or rented and borrowed to buy more land to put into production. The war boom ... More


Why the No. 7 Line Stops in Flushing

Joseph B. Raskin

in The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the history of one of the New York City subway system’s most heavily traveled lines. The early plans called for a line that extended much further into Queens. A look is taken ... More


The Incomplete Revolution

Susan Ware

in Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834541
eISBN:
9781469603384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877999_ware.11
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the United States Tennis Association formally renamed its flagship tennis center in Flushing Meadows the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Thrilled to be the ... More


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