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The Mystical Life of Animals: Investigations of a Vegetarian

June O. Leavitt

in The Mystical Life of Franz Kafka: Theosophy, Cabala, and the Modern Spiritual Revival

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827831
eISBN:
9780199919444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827831.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter explores the possibility that Kafka’s abstention from meat and empathy for animals may have generated his large repertoire of narratives written from a mammal, rodent or insects’ points ... More


Popular Enthusiasms: Eugenists, Nudists, Builders, Modern Mothers, and the Sun Cult

in American Sunshine: Diseases of Darkness and the Quest for Natural Light

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226262819
eISBN:
9780226262833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226262833.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter reports how the news that sunlight was important to welfare brought all sorts of Americans together in a quest for health. The battle against darkness was not simply a campaign for a ... More


“Queer Business for the Civil Liberties Union”: Defending Unconventional Speech about Sex, 1920s–1930s

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the path followed by the leaders of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) towards defending sexual expression from the 1920s to the 1930s. More specifically, it considers ... More


Conclusion

Leigh Ann Wheeler

in How Sex Became a Civil Liberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199754236
eISBN:
9780190254414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199754236.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter reexamines the role played by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in changing sexual culture starting from it was founded in 1920 by Roger Baldwin and Crystal Eastman. ... More


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