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Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Matthew Hart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book explores what happens when poets identify vernacular language with the spirit of transnational modernity. It asks whether vernacular poetries are doomed to be provincial or implicitly ... More


Introduction

Bill Kissane

in The Politics of the Irish Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273553
eISBN:
9780191706172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273553.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter provides a brief summary of the literature on the Irish civil war and its relevance to the general debate on civil wars. It suggests that despite the localized nature of ... More


Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

Yoav Di-Capua

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257320
eISBN:
9780520944817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257320.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This study illuminates the Egyptian experience of modernity by critically analyzing the foremost medium through which it was articulated: history. This comprehensive analysis of a Middle Eastern ... More


Discomforts of Temporal Anomie

Jeffrey C. Kinkley

in Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167680
eISBN:
9780231532297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167680.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter critiques the ambiguity of chronology in some Chinese historical literature. China's new historical works often deny the reader or viewer clear chronological bearings. They display four ... More


Pastors and Their Books

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 8 describes the strategic role that print literature played in Geneva’s religious life from 1536 to 1609. After surveying the contents of the ministers’ private libraries and the ministers’ ... More


Pascual de Gayangos: A Scholarly Traveller

Miguel Ángel and Álvarez Ramos

in Pascual de Gayangos: A Nineteenth-Century Spanish Arabist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635474
eISBN:
9780748653140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635474.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on Pascual de Gayangos as a scholarly traveller. The purpose of this chapter is to examine and analyse Gayangos's fruitful relationship with the world of travelling from ... More


Teaching by Examples: Greek

Clive Skidmore

in Practical Ethics for Roman Gentlemen: The Work of Valerius Maximus

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859894777
eISBN:
9781781380673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859894777.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the use of historical examples for moral education in the ancient world, presenting evidence drawn from Greek poetry and Greek prose. It shows that the role of examples was ... More


Introduction: Before Korn: A Century of Jewish Historical Writing about the American Civil War

Adam Mendelsohn

in Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introduction traces the origin and evolution of the earlier literature on Jews and the Civil War and considers the possible reasons why a number of factually incorrect but attractive ideas about ... More


Between Germans and Poles: The Jews of Poznań in 1848

Krzysztof A. Makowski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers the stance of the Jews of Poznań during the tumultuous Spring of Nations in 1848. It attempts to put an end to the simplifications, myths, and stereotypes in the historical ... More


Kennedy and Nixon before 1960

Edmund F. Kallina

in Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034850
eISBN:
9780813038599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034850.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter dwells at length on the political backgrounds of John F. Kennedy and Richard M. Nixon and the tumultuous developments culminating in the 1960 presidential election. The historical ... More


Moving Statues: F.T. Prince, Legacy, and Michelangelo

Natalie Pollard

in Poetry, Publishing, and Visual Culture from Late Modernism to the Twenty-first Century: Fugitive Pieces

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198852605
eISBN:
9780191887024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852605.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 3 focuses on patronage, passivity, and the politics of poetic reception in the mid-twentieth-century work of F.T. Prince. It examines the motives for his trans-historical engagement with ... More


Introduction: Military Culture and Motivation in the Armies of Napoleon

Michael J. Hughes

in Forging Napoleon's Grande Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800-1808

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737484
eISBN:
9780814708279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737484.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter reviews the prominent historical literature regarding military motivation in Napoleon's army, arguing that the study can be further expounded upon by combining military ... More


‘Centre’, ‘Power’ and ‘Periphery’ in Late Medieval French Historiography: Some Reflections

Kathleen Daly

in War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236955
eISBN:
9781846314421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236955.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the relationship between the ‘centre’ and the ‘periphery’ in fifteenth-century France. It looks at the king's working relationship with those parts that made up his kingdom and ... More


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