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Dynamics of marine ecosystems: target species

Dian J. Gifford, Roger P. Harris, Stewart M. McKinnell, William T. Peterson, and Michael A. St. John

in Marine Ecosystems and Global Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558025
eISBN:
9780191721939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558025.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Because of GLOBEC's focus on population dynamics, species‐level research is central to the programme, and most field, retrospective and modeling studies were directed at target species defined on the ... More


Anthology-Making

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789627947
eISBN:
9781800851054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789627947.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on poetry anthologies published in the 1950s and 1960s. Robert Conquest's 1956 Macmillan anthology New Lines was responsible for consolidating the arguments and personnel of the ... More


Children of The New Poetry

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that the offsprings of The New Poetry have neither the nerve nor nous to have both the fierce partiality and the representativeness of Alvarez. Its Penguin successor, Blake ... More


Discrimination and the Popular Arts

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 6 examines two major efforts to apply the approaches of Scrutiny's cultural criticism to the post-war scene, which now included commercial television and more complex popular art forms aimed ... More


Minority Culture and the Penguin Public

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the engagement of Scrutiny contributors and F. R. Leavis's pupils with wider publics. F. R. Leavis's idea of ‘minority culture’ was not simply ‘elitist’ but envisioned a chain ... More


Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction

Thom van Dooren

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166188
eISBN:
9780231537445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166188.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book looks at the cultural and ethical significance of modern-day extinctions and asks us to assess our accountability toward other species in a rapidly changing world. It incorporates the ... More


Children of The New Poetry

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789627947
eISBN:
9781800851054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789627947.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter argues that the offsprings of The New Poetry have neither the nerve nor nous to have both the fierce partiality and the representativeness of Alvarez. Its Penguin successor, Blake ... More


Anthology-Making

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on poetry anthologies published in the 1950s and 1960s. Robert Conquest's 1956 Macmillan anthology New Lines was responsible for consolidating the arguments and personnel of the ... More


Urban Penguins: Stories for Lost Places

Thom van Dooren

in Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166188
eISBN:
9780231537445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166188.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter inquires on how the lives of many others are fatally tied to lost places by investigating the lives of penguins. Penguins have maintained a connection to the land, as they are drawn out ... More


Spin, Statistics, Supernovae, Neutron Stars, and Black Holes

Alvaro De Rújula

in Enjoy Our Universe: You Have No Other Choice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198817802
eISBN:
9780191859366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817802.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

A first encounter with many concepts, some of them rather surprising. Spin and the quantization of angular momentum. The explosive—and implosive—end of some stars and their possible “remnants” ... More


Introductory Overview

Raymond C. Smith

in Climate Variability and Ecosystem Response in Long-Term Ecological Research Sites

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195150599
eISBN:
9780197561881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195150599.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

The El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a coupled ocean–atmosphere phenomena that has a worldwide impact on climate. An aperiodic phenomena that reoccurs every 2 to 7 years, the ENSO is second ... More


People and Places

Robert Brustein

in Millennial Stages: Essays and Reviews 2001-2005

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115772
eISBN:
9780300135367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115772.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins with a book by Patricia Bosworth on the subject of Marlon Brando. Its inclusion in the list of Penguin titles has raised many eyebrows. The reason is not because Penguin is ... More


Rivals

Michele K. Troy

in Strange Bird: The Albatross Press and the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215687
eISBN:
9780300228076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215687.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the emergence of rival publishers and how Albatross Press responded to the challenge. After the Germans bombarded his London office, John Holroyd-Reece took up his defense of ... More


Characterization of Nitrogen in Plant Composts and Native Humic Material by Natural-Abundance 15N CPMAS and Solution NMR Spectra

Heike Knicker and Rüdiger Fründ

in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Environment Chemistry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097511
eISBN:
9780197560853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097511.003.0022
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Soil organic matter (SOM) provides one of the major deposits for carbon and nitrogen on the surface of the Earth. It is continuously produced, mainly from dead plant material, by composting and ... More


John Lehmann’s War Effort: The Penguin New Writing (1940–1950)

Tessa Thorniley

in The Modern Short Story and Magazine Culture, 1880-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461085
eISBN:
9781474496032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461085.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

John Lehmann’s The Penguin New Writing (1940-1950) is considered one of the finest literary periodicals of World War Two. The journal was committed to publishing writing about all aspects of wartime ... More


Birding on Bleaker Island

Rachel Dickinson

in When Birds Are Near: Dispatches from Contemporary Writers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750915
eISBN:
9781501750939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750915.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter narrates the author's first island-hopping trip to Bleaker Island, wherein she hoped to see at least two penguin species, the steamer duck, and maybe a black-necked swan. There are no ... More


The Persistence of the Movement Orthodoxy in the 1980s and 1990s

in The Poetry of Saying: British Poetry and its Discontents, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238195
eISBN:
9781846313806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238195.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses how the The Penguin Book of Contemporary British Poetry represents a development of the Movement Orthodoxy. The arrival of the second anthology entitled The New Poetry in 1993 ... More


UNESCO, the United Kingdom, and Cultural Diversity after the Millennium

Asha Rogers

in State Sponsored Literature: Britain and Cultural Diversity after 1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198857761
eISBN:
9780191890383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857761.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This final diachronic chapter steps back from the question of literature’s publicly funded status to consider how cultural diversity became an important site of negotiation in the United Kingdom’s ... More


Not Earthbound Misfits After All

William H. Durham

in Exuberant Life: An Evolutionary Approach to Conservation in Galápagos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197531518
eISBN:
9780197531549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531518.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores two delightfully unique, flightless seabirds: the Galápagos cormorant, one of the world’s most unusual organisms, and the Galápagos penguin, the only penguin to swim in the ... More


Of Public Libraries and Paperbacks: The Sexual Geographies of Reading

Richard Hornsey

in The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter talks about the environmental factors and prescriptive geographies that surrounded the public life of books during postwar London. It discusses the popularity of the “vulgar” paperback ... More


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