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A Refined Parisian Pianist

R. Allen Lott

in From Paris to Peoria: How European Piano Virtuosos Brought Classical Music to the American Heartland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195148831
eISBN:
9780199869695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148831.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Unlike the obscure newcomer De Meyer, Henri Herz (1803-88) already had a well-established reputation as pianist, composer, teacher, and piano manufacturer when he arrived in America in 1846. Because ... More


Plautus' Pharmacy

Dorota M. Dutsch

in Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533381
eISBN:
9780191714757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533381.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores a register of speech that the 4th-century commentator Donatus called blanditia. A detailed analysis of the distribution of the lexical markers of this register (the modifier ... More


Cecil Sharp’s Accompaniments

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0048
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It has sometimes been questioned whether Cecil Sharp had the creative impulse in music, but his accompaniments to my mind clearly show that he had. His creative impulse came from the tune he was ... More


A Sermon Preached on a Good Friday

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

in English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The introduction to this text describes the tradition of Good Friday preaching, and traces the development of several devotional topoi, notably the figure of Christ the lover‐knight and the ... More


Lovesickness and Neoplatonism

Lesel Dawson

in Lovesickness and Gender in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199266128
eISBN:
9780191708688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266128.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the ways in which the discourse of Platonic love and erotic melancholy advance different ideas about sexuality within amorous relationships and promote incompatible gender power ... More


Menstruation, Misogyny, and the Cure for Love

Lesel Dawson

in Lovesickness and Gender in Early Modern English Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199266128
eISBN:
9780191708688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266128.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter analyses the menstrual cure for lovesickness in early modern medical and literary texts, suggesting how it throws important light on concepts of women, masculinity, and menstruation. In ... More


Images of Abelard and Heloise

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:
10.1093/0195156889.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Images of Abelard and Heloise. This chapter discusses images of Abelard and Heloise from the 12th to the 20th centuries. It observes how the controversial character of their ... More


Appalachian Folklore

Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd (eds)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0705
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The terms “folklore,” “folklife,” and “folkways” refer to cultural practices transmitted orally among members of a group. The literature represented in this anthology is an example of verbal ... More


Between the Universal and the Particular

Troy Jollimore

in Love's Vision

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148724
eISBN:
9781400838677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148724.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that love lies somewhere between reason and unreason, just as it lies somewhere between the particular and the universal. It places a particular individual at the center of my ... More


What Concord Requires

Daniel Schwartz

in Aquinas on Friendship

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199205394
eISBN:
9780191709265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205394.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Aquinas has written that ‘Concord is a union of wills, not of opinions’. This dictum is problematic because one would think that without some union of opinions, union of wills cannot be obtained. ... More


Overture: Russia’s Imperial Prima Donnas

Inna Naroditskaya

in Bewitching Russian Opera: The Tsarina from State to Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195340587
eISBN:
9780199918218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340587.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In order to gain and retain the highest power in the Russian empire, the empress, the lead actress in a highly politicized imperial drama, engaged in gender cross-dressing. Ascribed masculine ... More


Demon Lovers

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

The historiography of witchcraft tends to see confessions to diabolical sex as clear examples that accused witches were forced to adopt the ‘demonological script’. However, a close reading of the ... More


Shouting Fire From the Nanny State to Heckler's Veto: the New Censorship and How to Counter It

David Edgar

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Nearly fifty years on from the Lady Chatterley's Lover trial and over forty years from the abolition of theatre censorship, the new threat to free speech in the story-telling arts comes not from the ... More


Keats and Lucrece (1988)

John Kerrigan

in On Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature: Essays

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199248513
eISBN:
9780191697753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248513.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses works of Keats which present a Shakespearian quality, such as Lucrese. This poem, along with A Lover's Complaint, were ignored by Caroline Spurgeon. These two works of Keats ... More


Finale

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Finale discusses Yeats's final years of life and how those years were enriched by the memories he held of his Muses. The Muse notion was Yeats's way of arranging his experience of women in terms ... More


Words in the Dark: The Demon Lover and Other Stories (1945)

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of Bowen's collection of Second World War short stories, The Demon Lover and Other Stories, proposing it as a book of unhappy returns. Studies of dislocation, the ... More


Wounds of Desire

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

in Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter begins with an extended reading of Marvell's lyric masterpiece, The unfortunate Lover, and builds on the story of the self unfolded there to explore Marvell's writings amid revolution ... More


The Classless Penis

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Cem, Can, and Devrim are three professionally successful, upwardly mobile gay men in their early thirties living in Istanbul. Their interview explores themes of "coming out," family connectedness, ... More


Peasant or Pheasant Novelist? The Authority of William Carleton

James H. Murphy

in Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199596997
eISBN:
9780191723520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596997.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Recent scholarship has shown that William Carleton's work reflected the literary conventions of improvement literature and was not therefore especially representational of peasant life, the reason ... More


Sons and Mothers, Mothers and Lovers

Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner

in Chrétien Continued: A Study of the Conte du Graal and its Verse Continuations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199557219
eISBN:
9780191720932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557219.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

Chapter 3 focuses on the alternately protective and destructive relationships between mothers and sons in Perceval and the First Continuation. Although the Veuve Dame dies when her son leaves the ... More


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