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Cicero's use of personal exempla

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter analyses Cicero's choice and employment of personal exempla throughout his works and over the entirety of his career, with an aim to convey his rhetorical and political strategy and ... More


Entrepreneurs as Aristocrats

F. M. L. THOMPSON

in Gentrification and the Enterprise Culture: Britain 1780-1980

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243303
eISBN:
9780191714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243303.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter aims to measure the extent to which new men of wealth and their families became gentrified. Social or cultural gentrification can be intuitively and subjectively detected but cannot be ... More


The Geopolitics of the European Spirit in Post‐Secular Romania

Daniel Barbu

in European Stories: Intellectual Debates on Europe in National Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594627
eISBN:
9780191595738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594627.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Daniel Barbu deconstructs the transformations undergone by the language and enactment of consent to European integration by Romanian academia and public intellectuals. Drawing on the works of two ... More


The Uses of Sport and Physical Culture in Mass Politics Mobilizing the ‘New Man’, 1918–1934

Joan Tumblety

in Remaking the Male Body: Masculinity and the uses of Physical Culture in Interwar and Vichy France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199695577
eISBN:
9780191745072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695577.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on the place of physical training and athletic manly ideals in the new radical populist political formations that emerged on the extreme left and right after 1920. Movements on ... More


Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Henriette van der Blom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is about Cicero's rhetorical and political strategy as a newcomer in Roman republican politics. It argues that Cicero advertised himself as follower of chosen models of behaviour from the ... More


Making a New Man: Ciceronian Self-Fashioning in the Rhetorical Works

John Dugan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267804
eISBN:
9780191708152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267804.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study investigates how Cicero (106-43 BCE) uses his major treatises on rhetorical theory (De oratore, Brutus, and Orator) in order to construct himself as a new entity within Roman cultural ... More


Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Yinghong Cheng

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830748
eISBN:
9780824870164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830748.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The idea of eliminating undesirable traits from human temperament to create a “new man” has been part of moral and political thinking worldwide for millennia. During the Enlightenment, European ... More


From the Enlightenment to the Soviet New Man

Yinghong Cheng

in Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830748
eISBN:
9780824870164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830748.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the creation of the Soviet Man, the first such communist new man in world history. The concept of the new man, or the idea of remaking people, together with a belief in human ... More


“The New Man” (1921)

Moissaye J. Olgin

in Jewish Radicals: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757437
eISBN:
9780814763469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.003.0045
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the ideal Russian citizen who can rebuild his country after the war has passed. This “new man” is described as intrepid, with a penchant for economic materialism and for ... More


The “Odd Couple” Constructing the “New Man”: Bloom and Mellors in Ulysses and Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Earl G. Ingersoll

in Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060477
eISBN:
9780813050737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060477.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As authors, Joyce and Lawrence could hardly be more different, and yet both recognized how their audiences had “coupled” them through their in/famous novels, Ulysses and Lady Chatterley’s Lover, in ... More


War Has Its Compensations

Daniel S. Margolies

in Henry Watterson and the New South: The Politics of Empire, Free Trade, and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124179
eISBN:
9780813134970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124179.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses Watterson's standings during the Spanish-American War. He initially called for disregarding all of the old issues in order to dominate the “new issues and new men”, and even ... More


The Global Impact of the Communist New Man

Yinghong Cheng

in Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830748
eISBN:
9780824870164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830748.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the global influence of the Russian, Chinese, and Cuban new men. The first is the similar efforts in remaking people in the Soviet Union, China, and Cuba. The second is the ... More


The Temporal Assemblage of the Nazi New Man: The “Empty” Present, the Incipient Ruin, and the Apocalyptic Time of Lebensraum

Stefanos Geroulanos

in Power and Time: Temporalities in Conflict and the Making of History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226481623
eISBN:
9780226706016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706016.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

Historians and political theorists have long struggled with National Socialism’s temporal riddle: race, modernity, apocalypse, purity, novelty, acceleration—several temporal regimes competed in the ... More


Man and Superman: Books on a Garden Table

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw’s Man and Superman begins in a library in London and ends in a garden in Granada. This contrast in settings suggests the movement of the play, both physically (going from England to Spain) and ... More


Rising from the Ashes of Defeat: The Woman Suffrage Victory in New York State

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how women suffragists engaged in legislative and political maneuvering in the crucial years between 1915 and 1917. Rural, immigrant, and black women rarely had the ability to ... More


Introduction

Yinghong Cheng

in Creating the New Man: From Enlightenment Ideals to Socialist Realities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830748
eISBN:
9780824870164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830748.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides a background of the concept of the “new man.” The communist movement of the last century was remarkably successful worldwide in establishing the party-state and ... More


New Men

Dominic Janes

in Oscar Wilde Prefigured: Queer Fashioning and British Caricature, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226358642
eISBN:
9780226396552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396552.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In this chapter a case-study of caricatures included in periodicals of the early 1890s shows some of the ways in which aspects of same-sex desire were becoming legible to a wider audience before the ... More


From Stone to Flesh: The Body of the New Aryan Man between Aesthetics and Eugenics

Johann Chapoutot

in Greeks, Romans, Germans: How the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520275720
eISBN:
9780520966154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275720.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the body of the Third Reich's new man—a body first and foremost, and one which could only be achieved through recourse to an antiquity that the Nazis held up as the archetype ... More


The Political Teaching of Lampedusa’s The Leopard

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Giuseppe Lampedusa’s The Leopard is a profound literary reflection on the transition from the old order to the modern democratic age. Set in Sicily at the time of the Italian unification, it charts ... More


Love and Revolution

Carrie Hamilton

in Sexual Revolutions in Cuba: Passion, Politics, and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835197
eISBN:
9781469601885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882511_hamilton.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter talks about Ernesto “Che” Guevara's classic essay “Socialism and Man.” In it, he writes: “Let me say, at the risk of sounding ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great ... More


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