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Social Prestige and Clubbability

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Government was not the only source of honours. Equally welcome, and for some writers more welcome — were honorary degrees from universities — Oxford and Cambridge especially— and freedoms of towns ... More


“A WOMAN OF EARNEST CONVICTIONS”: THE LYCEUM

J. Matthew Gallman

in America's Joan of Arc: The Life of Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195161458
eISBN:
9780199788798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161458.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When the Civil War came to a close, the nation faced a battery of questions, from the fate of the conquered Southern states to whether the nation grant a political voice to African American men while ... More


Athens III: Aristotle

Wallace Matson

in Grand Theories and Everyday Beliefs: Science, Philosophy, and their Histories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812691
eISBN:
9780199919420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812691.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Aristotle was student then junior colleague of Plato in the Academy. Later he was appointed tutor to Alexander, crown prince of Macedonia. Returning to Athens, he founded his own school, the Lyceum. ... More


Rustication (1821–1825)

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092677
eISBN:
9780199854264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092677.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Margaret Fuller's early education at Dr. John Park's Boston Lyceum for Young Ladies in Boston, Massachusetts, during the period from 1821 to 1825. At this early stage in her ... More


Endurance

Andrew Ford

in Aristotle as Poet: The Song for Hermias and Its Contexts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199733293
eISBN:
9780199918539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733293.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The final word of Aristotle’s song suggests that he composed with future performance and possibly even reading in mind, and this chapter considers the poem’s strategies for survival in light of the ... More


Redpath and Wealth

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.11
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on James Redpath and his role in Thomas Nast's career. When Thomas Nast traveled to London and Cornwall, he visited old friends whom he had not seen since his visit to Europe in ... More


Epilogue

Tom F. Wright

in Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This closing chapter explores how the appreciation of lecture culture has been conditioned by the priorities of three distinct moments of interpretation: the final decades of the nineteenth century; ... More


Raising “Our Girls”

Tracy A. Thomas

in Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814783047
eISBN:
9781479853892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783047.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter addresses Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s feminist views on maternal custody and parenting. She advocated granting legal rights of child custody to mothers in the event of separation or ... More


“Peculiar Obligations”: Hilary Teage and the Constitution of Civic Identity in Liberia

Bjørn F. Stillion Southard

in Peculiar Rhetoric: Slavery, Freedom, and the African Colonization Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496823694
eISBN:
9781496823724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496823694.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Hilary Teage played a crucial role in the development of civic identity in Liberia. Teage argued for the centrality of debate and the importance of memory in the creation of a civic identity. This ... More


Innovators, Imitators, and a Jubilee Industry

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

The ever-growing success of the Fisk Jubilee Singers attracted widespread notice, and by 1873–1874 the troupe was facing a field of competitors, some of whom made innovations to the concert ... More


Spirituals in Uncle Tom Shows, Melodramas, and Spectacles

Sandra Jean Graham

in Spirituals and the Birth of a Black Entertainment Industry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041631
eISBN:
9780252050305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041631.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

Stage productions of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) were a staple of theaters across the United States well into the twentieth century. In 1876, after jubilee troupes had ... More


Prosperity 1828–1841

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the American economy and Louisville's position as provider to the “old northwest” of Illinois and Missouri improved, so too did George's business pick up. His saw mill continued to expand. George ... More


Friendship

Charles B. Strozier and Wayne Soini

in Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231171328
eISBN:
9780231541305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171328.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The evolution of the Lincoln-Speed friendship described. A male discussion group takes shape in front of Speed fireplace at the back of the store.


Theatrical hierarchy, cultural capital and the legitimate/illegitimate divide

Caroline Radcliffe

in "Politics, performance and popular culture": Theatre and society in nineteenth-century Britain

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719091698
eISBN:
9781526109989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091698.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter positions Victorian music hall as key to an analysis of popular entertainment after the division created by the 1843 Theatres Act, when dramatic and non-dramatic elements of theatre were ... More


The Formative Years

Simine Short

in Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036316
eISBN:
9780252093326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036316.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the early years of Octave Chanute. In 1838, six-year-old Octave arrived in America with his father Joseph Chanut, who had accepted an offer to teach in one of the three major ... More


Effie Ober and the Boston Ideal Opera Company, 1879–1885

Katherine K. Preston

in Opera for the People: English-Language Opera and Women Managers in Late 19th-Century America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199371655
eISBN:
9780199371679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199371655.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

This chapter focuses on the Boston Ideal Opera Company, a comic opera troupe. Its founder, Effie Hinckley Ober, was not a performer, but a businesswoman who owned one of the first musical management ... More


Introduction

Tom F. Wright

in Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter introduces the popular lecture as a paradoxical icon of nineteenth-century modernity. On both sides of the Atlantic, it argues, the audiences and performers transformed a cultural ... More


The American Lecture Hall and an Anglo-American Commons

Tom F. Wright

in Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter introduces the themes of the book through a survey of lecture culture during the 1830s–1860s. It draws upon a wide archive of articles, editorials, letters, journal entries, public ... More


Britain and Antislavery: Frederick Douglass’s Transatlantic Rhetoric

Tom F. Wright

in Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter explores the multiple dimensions to Frederick Douglass’s invocations of Britain at the lectern. It surveys a wide range of his speeches delivered in the United States between the 1840s ... More


Britain as Order: Listening to Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “England”

Tom F. Wright

in Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 3 considers Emerson’s lecture “England” in two distinct settings: its Clinton Hall performance and its subsequent recital during appearances in Ohio in May 1850. It argues that reports of ... More


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