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Heloise and Discussion about Love

Constant J. Mews

in Abelard and Heloise

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195156881
eISBN:
9780199835423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156889.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Heloise and Discussion about Love. This chapter examines the significance of the early love affair of Abelard and Heloise. It argues that this relationship was not simply a matter ... More


Revealing to Conceal: Letters between Two and the Original Correspondence

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter compares attitudes towards privacy among modern Chinese writers who published or withheld their love-letters from publication, in the context of modern Chinese history. The unstated ... More


Duelling Beaux

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Discusses Law's duel with Edmund Wilson in Bloomsbury Square, 1694. Some tentative explanations for the duel including the use of the Love‐Letters Between a Certain Late Nobleman and the Famous Mr. ... More


Seduction and Resistance: Behn's Love‐Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In 1682, Lady Henrietta Berkeley eloped with her brother‐in‐law Ford, Lord Grey, one of Monmouth's closest personal friends and an avid follower in his rebellion. The scandal, much‐watched in the ... More


Introduction

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The correspondence between Lu Xun (1881–1936), modern China's greatest writer, and Xu Guangping (1897–1968), his former student and his partner from 1927 to the end of his life, gives a unique ... More


Frequency, Appearance, and Terms of Address

BONNIE S. McDOUGALL

in Love-Letters and Privacy in Modern China: The Intimate Lives of Lu Xun and Xu Guangping

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199256792
eISBN:
9780191698378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256792.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The letters between Lu Xun and Xu Guangping from 1925 to 1929 shared many formal characteristics of love-letters by other couples and of letter-writing in general in the early twentieth century. ... More


Rewriting Hamlet

Stewart Alan

in Shakespeare's Letters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549276
eISBN:
9780191701504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549276.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Hamlet is the most prolific letter-writer in William Shakespeare's drama. He writes a love letter to Ophelia. He writes to his uncle and stepfather king Claudius, advising him that he has returned to ... More


Zweig and the Chinese Love-Letter Fever: The Many Uses of in Republican China

Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle

in China's Stefan Zweig: The Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Reception

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824872083
eISBN:
9780824876852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872083.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the 1920s and 1930s China was swept by a “love-letter fever,” a craze for real and fictional romantic letters (qingshu). One of this trend’s most important representatives was the notoriously ... More


Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet

Holly Gayley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180528
eISBN:
9780231542753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Love Letters from Golok chronicles the courtship between two Buddhist tantric masters, Tare Lhamo (1938–2002) and Namtrul Rinpoche (1944–2011), and their passion for reinvigorating Buddhism in ... More


Marcus Aurelius in Love

Marcus Aurelius and Marcus Cornelius Fronto

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226713007
eISBN:
9780226713021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713021.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In 1815 a manuscript containing one of the long-lost treasures of antiquity was discovered—the letters of Marcus Cornelius Fronto, reputed to have been one of the greatest Roman orators. But this ... More


The Problem of Resistance in Old‐Tory Ideology: Passive Obedience, Seduction Plots, and the Five Love‐Letters

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates the importance of the doctrine of “passive obedience and non‐resistance” in seventeenth‐century royalist and monarchist ideology, and shows how a crisis surrounding the ... More


Love Letters

Sally Holloway

in The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198823070
eISBN:
9780191861864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823070.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers how letters worked to move a relationship forward and facilitate greater emotional intimacy between writers. The chapter evaluates the role of the love letter on the path to ... More


Wordsworth’s Sweating Pages: The Love Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth

Frances Wilson

in Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748681327
eISBN:
9781474422239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681327.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

In 1977, an exchange of thirty-one letters between William and Mary Wordsworth, written in 1810, was discovered by a stamp dealer in Carlisle. Their subject is what Wordsworth describes as ‘the ... More


Double Concert

Williams Martin

in Jazz Changes

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195083491
eISBN:
9780199853205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195083491.003.0046
Subject:
Music, Popular

A night divided between Sonny Rollins and John Lewis sounds promising. Rollins and his quartet were to play for the first half of the program. Lewis was to premiere his score for a new Italian film, ... More


Nightingales in Berkeley Square

Kathleen Riley

in The Astaires: Fred & Adele

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199738410
eISBN:
9780199932955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738410.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance, Popular

This chapter looks closely at the Astaires’ relationship, both professional and personal, with producer Charles Dillingham for whom they did three shows between 1919 and 1922. The first two shows ... More


A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Marianne Wesson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One winter night in 1879, at a lonely Kansas campsite near Crooked Creek, a man was shot to death. The dead man's traveling companion identified him as John Wesley Hillmon, a cowboy from Lawrence who ... More


The Parties Ready Their Cases for Trial: 1879–1882

Marianne Wesson

in A Death at Crooked Creek: The Case of the Cowboy, the Cigarmaker, and the Love Letter

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784563
eISBN:
9780814784570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784563.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the train of events that took place in the years 1879–1882 as the parties in the John Wesley Hillmon case readied themselves for trial. It first considers the affidavit made by ... More


“Accorded a Place in the Design”: Torture in Postapartheid Cinema

Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg

in Screening Torture: Media Representations of State Terror and Political Domination

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153591
eISBN:
9780231526975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153591.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines two South African films, Forgiveness and Zulu Love Letter, suggesting that both find fault with South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), particularly its ... More


The “Hyde Park Gate News”

Katherine Dalsimer

in Virginia Woolf: Becoming a Writer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092080
eISBN:
9780300133769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092080.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter focuses on “Hyde Park Gate News”, a family newspaper written by Virginia Woolf when she was nine years old in collaboration with her sister Vanessa and brothers Thoby and Adrian. It ... More


Entity and Event: Electronic Literature in Context

Stuart Moulthrop

in Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035972
eISBN:
9780262339018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035972.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter reviews several definitions of electronic literature (“born digital,” digitally mediated, post-literary, radically computational), settling on a criterion in which the text features more ... More


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