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Criticism and Fiction: The 1920s

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Significant progress in the analysis of fiction and in genre theory came in the middle of the 1920s with the work of Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin and his school, and also that of Viktor Vinogradov. ... More


The Kentucky Derby Party

Peggy Noe Stevens, Susan Reigler, and Fred Minnick

in Which Fork Do I Use with My Bourbon?: Setting the Table for Tastings, Food Pairings, Dinners, and Cocktail Parties

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781949669091
eISBN:
9781949669121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949669091.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Every spring, horses and whiskey meet to celebrate “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports,” the Kentucky Derby, which is run at Churchill Downs in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. While the ... More


“A Whitegirl Helped Me”: Locating Poor Whites in Literature

Sarah Robertson

in Poverty Politics: Poor Whites in Contemporary Southern Writing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824325
eISBN:
9781496824370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824325.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter interrogates the definitions of Grit Lit and Rough South and moves away from both categories to consider, via Raymond Williams and David Harvey, amongst others, the structures of feeling ... More


Teaching Hope, Not Grit

Sarah M. Stitzlein

in Learning How to Hope: Reviving Democracy through our Schools and Civil Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190062651
eISBN:
9780190093716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062651.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter locates teaching hope as a central task of schools, especially within social studies classes and citizenship education. It exposes worrisome problems with one seemingly hope-aligned ... More


GRIT at Panmunjom?: How to Cope with Conflict

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on “GRIT”—the strategy of graduated reciprocation in tension-reduction proposed by psychologist Charles E. Osgood. Throughout the chapter, Clemens works to examine questions such ... More


Saving the Planet from Nuclear Weapons and the Human Mind

Paul Erickson, Judy L. Klein, Lorraine Daston, Paul Rebecca, Thomas Sturm, and Michael D. Gordin

in How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226046631
eISBN:
9780226046778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226046778.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Framed around debates concerning the Cuban Missile Crisis, this chapter investigates three contrasting approaches to the intersection of psychology with nuclear strategy. The first is Herman Kahn’s ... More


The Frontier Complex in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Daniel R. Maher

in Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The city of Fort Smith, Arkansas, packages its nineteenth-century history as “Where the New South Meets the Old West” and greets visitors at “Miss Laura’s,” a restored brothel. Largely built around ... More


The Hanging Judge’s Injustices

Daniel R. Maher

in Mythic Frontiers: Remembering, Forgetting, and Profiting with Cultural Heritage Tourism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062532
eISBN:
9780813051185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062532.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

From 1871 to 1896, the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas was located in Fort Smith and held jurisdiction in Indian Territory. It is widely claimed that “Hanging Judge” ... More


It’s Not All Fried Chicken and Greasy Greens

Mashama Bailey

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

Mashama Bailey, chef and partner of award-winning restaurant The Grey, recalls first discovering Lewis when searching for a professional chef role model to write about in culinary school. Bailey ... More


Fatigue

Christopher Eccleston

in Embodied: The psychology of physical sensation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198727903
eISBN:
9780191814099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727903.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The experience of mental fatigue is explored; in particular, its function in disengaging attention from activities that have increasingly marginal rewards. The idea of fatigue as a switch toward more ... More


Positive Accomplishment

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Positive accomplishment is defined within the Geelong Grammar School Model for Positive Education as developing individual potential by striving for and achieving meaningful outcomes. The positive ... More


The Right Soldier for the Right Job

Michael D. Matthews

in Head Strong: How Psychology is Revolutionizing War, Revised and Expanded Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190870478
eISBN:
9780197510933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870478.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Military members serve in a wide variety of specific jobs that mirror civilian organizations, such as transportation, accounting, and law enforcement. They also serve in jobs unique to the military ... More


Growth

Robin Hanson

in The Age of Em: Work, Love, and Life when Robots Rule the Earth

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198754626
eISBN:
9780191917028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754626.003.0023
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning

How fast might an em economy grow? We have many reasons to expect an em economy to grow much faster than does our economy today. As mentioned in Chapter 13 , Competition section, the em economy ... More


Noncognitive Amplifiers of Human Performance: Unpacking the 25/75 Rule

Michael D. Matthews, Richard M. Lerner, and Hubert Annen

in Human Performance Optimization: The Science and Ethics of Enhancing Human Capabilities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190455132
eISBN:
9780190455156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190455132.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In addition to enhancing cognitive and physical performance, an emerging body of research focuses on noncognitive factors in human performance. Prior studies of human performance consistently suggest ... More


Narrative Paradigm Scenarios: Revenge and the Other

Carl Plantinga

in Screen Stories: Emotion and the Ethics of Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190867133
eISBN:
9780190867171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867133.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the revenge scenario, arguing that, from an ethical perspective, screen storytellers should approach the scenario with caution and, when using it, complicate, nuance, and ... More


Personality

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Personality is typically thought to be stable and possess consistency over time and across situations. Personality is also referred to as individual differences or distinctiveness. The study of ... More


Strength from Within

Bridget Sweet

in Thinking Outside the Voice Box: Adolescent Voice Change in Music Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190916374
eISBN:
9780190067069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916374.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The chapter describes how young singers, female and male, can be helped as they traverse times of great vocal challenge. If psychological and emotional needs are not met, it is likely that ... More


Perseverance: Overcome Obstacles

Nathan L. King

in The Excellent Mind: Intellectual Virtues for Everyday Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190096250
eISBN:
9780190096298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190096250.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores intellectual perseverance, the virtue needed to overcome obstacles to our getting, keeping, and sharing knowledge. After locating perseverance as a virtue between the deficiency ... More


The Priority of Trust in Signal Interpretation

Nicholas J. Wheeler

in Trusting Enemies: Interpersonal Relationships in International Conflict

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199696475
eISBN:
9780191835599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199696475.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers two theories that develop an alternative basis to trust for accurate signal interpretation. The two theories, both of which rely on the proposition that, if a signal can be ... More


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