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Poetry in Irish

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines women's authorship and patronage of poetry in Irish. It focuses on the keen (caoineadh), in which the female speaker laments the death of an individual, and amateur syllabic ... More


Senses of Self: Niʾmat Sidqi's Theology of Motherhood

Ellen Anne McLarney

in Soft Force: Women in Egypt's Islamic Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158488
eISBN:
9781400866441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158488.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter explores Niʿmat Sidqi's literary and social vision of Islam through her writings. It looks at all her works but focuses mainly on Muʿjizat al-Qurʾan (Miracle of the Qurʾan) published in ... More


The Life of an ʿAlim

Sayyid NiʿMatuʾLlah al-JazaʾIri

in The Most Learned of the Shiʿa: The Institution of the Marjaʿ Taqlid

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137996
eISBN:
9780199849055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137996.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter presents a reprint of the a biographical narrative of Niʿmatuʼllah, taken from Qisasuʼl-Ulama, translated by orientalist E. G. Browne in his Literary History of the Persians. As Browne ... More


Hill 312: 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 28–30 January 1951

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The I and IX Corps on the west moved forward from their Line D positions when they were in search of the Chinese while the X Corps took on the North Korean forces at the center. As reconnaissance ... More


The Advance East: 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, 24–25 March 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Commanders believed that the only hope for UN success was a rapid move east by the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team (RCT) to hit the rear of the Chinese in front of the 3d Division. However, the ... More


The Lesser Islands

John Strickland

in Southern District Officer Reports: Islands and Villages in Rural Hong Kong, 1910-60

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028382
eISBN:
9789882207400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028382.003.0061
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides reports from administrative officers' visits and trips to the Lesser Islands composed of Ping Chau, Ni Kwu Chau (Hei Ling Chau), Chau Kung To, Tsing Yi Island, Cheung Chau, Po ... More


Tragedy and Redemption: Spring 1951

Michael E. Lynch

in Edward M. Almond and the US Army: From the 92nd Infantry Division to the X Corps

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813177984
eISBN:
9780813177991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177984.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

With the X Corps having successfully evacuated from Hungnam, Almond joined Eighth Army, where he quickly gained the respect of Lt. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway. Almond’s aggressive nature suited Ridgway’s ... More


Women, fictional messages and a crucial decade

Mary Pierse

in From prosperity to austerity: A socio-cultural critique of the Celtic Tiger and its aftermath

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091674
eISBN:
9781781707197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091674.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Pierse looks at the role of women writers who furnish important images of societal change and paint portraits that are vital for social history. Despite the marked lack of public clamour for artistic ... More


Eyewitness Narrativesand the Creation of the Beurette

Kathryn A. Kleppinger

in Branding the 'Beur' Author: Minority Writing and the Media in France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381960
eISBN:
9781786945204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381960.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Through the context of the rise of fears of Islamism after several high-profile terrorist attacks in France, this chapter considers the impact of discourses of violence against women in the North ... More


Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s Spaces of Memory

Lucy Collins

in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Memory and Estrangement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381878
eISBN:
9781781382271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381878.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter is concerned with the provisional nature of Ní Chuilleanáin’s treatment of history and with the role that memory plays in retaining, and reshaping, the past in her work. From her ... More


Twin Tunnels: 3d Battalion, 23d Infantry Regiment, and French Battalion, 30 January–2 February 1951

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Along with its attached French Battalion, the 23d Infantry Regiment occupied the western end of the defensive line of the X Corps through tying with IX Corps's flank unit at Yoju. The 23d Infantry ... More


Operation Roundup: Supporting the ROK Troops

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

Intelligence reports of a buildup of the Chinese between Chip'yong-ni and Hongch'on were confirmed because of the attack on some of the 23d Infantry Regiment units in the Twin Tunnels area. From this ... More


Holding the Chinese: Chip'yong-ni and Wonju

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

While those who remained from Support Forces 7 and 21 and the 38th Infantry Regiment arrived at the new defensive line established above Wonju on February 13 1951, the Chinese were able to surround ... More


The Relief of Chip'yong-ni: Task Force Crombez

William T. Bowers (ed.)

in The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125084
eISBN:
9780813135144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125084.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

As the fight persisted on the southern part of the perimeter of the 23d Infantry, the 5th Cavalry's fight initiated so that the road to Chip'yong-ni would be opened. In the first part of the chapter, ... More


Operation Tomahawk: 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, 23–24 March 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

One tool available to General Ridgway that could be used to trap and destroy part of the enemy forces was the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team (RCT). The escape of the enemy from Ch'unch'on led ... More


Task Force Growdon: 21–24 March 1951

William T. Bowers

in Striking Back: Combat in Korea, March-April 1951

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125640
eISBN:
9780813135366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125640.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

The other part of Operation Tomahawk was an armor-infantry task force assembled in Seoul to advance ahead of the I Corps troops and achieve a linkup with the 187th Airborne Regiment at Munsan-ni. The ... More


Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Fujii/Ohno Synthesis of (+)-Lysergic Acid

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0035
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Ramón Gómez Arrayás and Juan C. Carretero of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid effected (Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 6701) enantioselective conjugate borylation of an ... More


Violence, Conflict, and Societal Disruption

Alan H. Lockwood

in Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034876
eISBN:
9780262335737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034876.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Diverse studies of traffic, baseball, crime-temperature relationships, and others, support the hypothesis that heat breeds violence at a time when, in the US, violent crime is on the wane. Droughts ... More


Social Realism and Agnès Varda’s Cinécriture

Isabelle Vanderschelden

in Studying French Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733162
eISBN:
9781800342002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733162.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at Agnès Varda, who has been associated with films that explore the boundaries between documentary and fiction. She likes to blend reflections on the world we live in with a more ... More


The Area in Between: Mediation with Technology

Victoria Malawey

in A Blaze of Light in Every Word: Analyzing the Popular Singing Voice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190052201
eISBN:
9780190052249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052201.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter explores the ways in which recorded voices interact with external technologies and proposes a continuum of extremes of “wetness” and “dryness” based on the degree to which listeners ... More


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