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Downwardly Mobile: The Changing Fortunes of American Realism

Andrew Lawson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199828050
eISBN:
9780199933334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828050.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

“Downwardly Mobile” explores the links between a growing sense of economic precariousness within the American middle class and the development of literary realism over the course of the nineteenth ... More


Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

David Dowland

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This book presents one of the first analytical accounts of Anglican theological training during its formative period, the 19th century. Until this time Oxford and Cambridge had been recognized as the ... More


Enrolments and Social Patterns

R. D. Anderson

in European Universities from the Enlightenment to 1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206606
eISBN:
9780191717307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206606.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter summarizes work done on the social history of universities in the 1960s and 1970s, by scholars including Fritz Ringer, Christophe Charle, and Detlef Mëller. University enrolments ... More


Louise

Steven Huebner

in French Opera at the Fin de Siecle

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189544
eISBN:
9780199868476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189544.003.0028
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on Gustave Charpentier's opera, Louise. It is argued that Louise was in many ways consonant with Charpentier's project of creating art readable by the masses. His very points ... More


Volunteers

Peter Hart

in The I.R.A. and its Enemies: Violence and Community in Cork, 1916-1923

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208068
eISBN:
9780191677892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208068.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the Volunteers of the I.R.A., looking at the type of people who joined and why. Most official British commentators regard the I.R.A. as being a bad lot recruited from the lowest ... More


Melville and Class

Myra Jehlen

in A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195142822
eISBN:
9780199850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142822.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In Moby-Dick, Melville was able to somehow portray how the downfall of an ideal man is difficult to imagine, as such a character possesses much grandness and nobility. One of the chapters in ... More


Coda: White-Collar Blues

Andrew Lawson

in Downwardly Mobile: The Changing Fortunes of American Realism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199828050
eISBN:
9780199933334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828050.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter concludes the book’s discussion of the class politics of realism by focusing on a poem by the San Francisco writer Edwin Markham, “The Man with the Hoe” (1899), which was hailed in the ... More


Women's Work and Urban Development

Hannah Barker

in The Business of Women: Female Enterprise and Urban Development in Northern England 1760-1830

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299713
eISBN:
9780191714955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299713.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the subject of women's work with a detailed examination of trade directories in Manchester, Leeds, and Sheffield. It suggests that middling women were a significant and ... More


Lower-middle-class Domestic Leisure in Woman’s Weekly, 1930

Eleanor Reed

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Eleanor Reed explores the status of domestic leisure in issues of Woman’s Weekly during 1930 when many middle-class housewives looked to labour-saving technologies to produce status-defining domestic ... More


Γ‎-Null and Γ‎N-Null Sets

Joram Lindenstrauss, David Preiss, and Tiˇser Jaroslav

in Fréchet Differentiability of Lipschitz Functions and Porous Sets in Banach Spaces (AM-179)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153551
eISBN:
9781400842698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153551.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Analysis

This chapter introduces the notions of Γ‎-null and Γ‎ₙ-null sets, which are σ‎-ideals of subsets of a Banach space X. Γ‎-null set is key for the strongest known general Fréchet differentiability ... More


Sainthood Denied

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In a society that valued social status, lower‐class mystics tended to be regarded as ‘false.’ They were frequently subjected to the Inquisition, and, as many were uneducated and thus illiterate, they ... More


Assimilating the Lower Classes

David R. Ambaras

in Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the adjustment of the lower classes. It notes that despite the reformers' humanitarian intentions, they tended to view the lower classes through their own prejudices and ... More


Kelham

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on Father Herbert Kelly, a recluse who founded the Society of Sacred Mission in 1892. This recluse and shy priest believed that social groups have unique value to the Church and ... More


Introduction

David Dowland

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training: The Redbrick Challenge

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269298
eISBN:
9780191683589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269298.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

During the early nineteenth century, the Anglican theological training was deemed superior in the much popular universities of Oxford and Cambridge, pushing lesser-known colleges into inferiority. ... More


Living with Commercial Sex

Siobhán Hearne

in Policing Prostitution: Regulating the Lower Classes in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198837916
eISBN:
9780191874512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837916.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the experience of living in towns and cities in the late imperial period, when prostitution was a visible component of urban life. It examines the different unsuccessful ... More


When the Lights Go Down in Cairo: Cinema as Global Crossroads and Space of Playful Resistance

Walter Armbrust

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Filmgoing in downtown Cairo had long taken place in the gap between official hopes for cinema as a vehicle for socially edifying purposes, and the unpredictable reality of audiences in movie ... More


Lower-Class Politics and Revived Civilian Rule

Susan C. Stokes

in Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520086173
eISBN:
9780520916234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520086173.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes how these movements of the urban poor persisted under renewed civilian rule in the 1980s and early 1990s, without fully displacing a “clientelist” pattern of accommodation. In ... More


Bruddersford and beyond

John Baxendale

in Priestley's England: J. B. Priestley and English Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072864
eISBN:
9781781700662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072864.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the life of Priestly in Bradford and after Bradford. Bradford was the paradigm of nineteenth-century industrial England. This was the England of slag-heaps and mill chimneys ... More


Military Rule and the Transformation of Lower-class Politics

Susan C. Stokes

in Cultures in Conflict: Social Movements and the State in Peru

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520086173
eISBN:
9780520916234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520086173.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the transformation of lower-class political life during the period of military rule in the seventies. The regime of Juan Velasco Alvarado has been interpreted as corporatist, or ... More


“Ice-cream Sundays”: Food and the Liminal Spaces of Class in Pollyanna

Samantha Christensen

in Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna: A Children's Classic at 100

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461329
eISBN:
9781626740723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461329.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores the link between food and class relations in Pollyanna to reveal the subtlety with which Eleanor Porter blurs the hierarchal divisions between rich and poor. It begins with the ... More


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