Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 71 items

  • Keywords: periodization x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Periodization of Literary Yiddish

Dov-Ber Kerler

in The Origins of Modern Literary Yiddish

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151661
eISBN:
9780191672798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151661.003.0037
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter introduces a periodization scheme, to establish a chronological analysis of the events that happened during the evolution of modern Yiddish literature. It consists of major histological ... More


An Introduction to British Management History

John F. Wilson and Andrew Thomson

in The Making of Modern Management: British Management in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261581
eISBN:
9780191718588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261581.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This introductory chapter lays out the book’s aims and examines the historical origins of management. It presents the three main ways in which the term management is commonly used: modern management ... More


Neo-Assyrian and Israelite History in the Ninth Century: the Role of Shalmaneser III

K. Lawson Younger

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In historical studies, one of the common models of periodization is the use of centuries. In the case of the history of Assyria, however, the ninth century does not accurately reflect periodization, ... More


Torrance's Thought in Outline

Tapio Luoma

in Incarnation and Physics: Natural Science in the Theology of Thomas F. Torrance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151893
eISBN:
9780199834419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151895.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Torrance's theological basis lies deep in the Reformed tradition, in the thinking of both Jean Calvin and Karl Barth. Partly because of his extensive ecumenical activity, Torrance has made important ... More


Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Theodore Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181921
eISBN:
9780231543897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181921.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What does it mean to call something “contemporary”? More than simply denoting what’s new, it speaks to how we come to know the present we’re living in and how we develop a shared story about it. The ... More


Introduction: Humanism as Reading

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that humanism affected English literature long before 1500, and contrasts the common claims that it did not. It briefly considers various definitions of the word humanism and ... More


Eddic, Skaldic, and Beyond: Poetic Variety in Medieval Iceland and Norway

Martin Chase (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257812
eISBN:
9780823261598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This collection of essays on Old Norse-Icelandic poetry is concerned with the blurring of boundaries between genres and periods. Many of the texts and topics taken up have been difficult to ... More


Epilogue

Averil Cameron

in Byzantine Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196855
eISBN:
9781400850099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196855.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This epilogue addresses the question of periodization in relation to Byzantium. Several recent writers prefer to see “Byzantium” proper as beginning from ca. 600 or later, and there are good reasons ... More


Contemporaneous Migration

Elaine Lynn-Ee Ho

in Citizens in Motion: Emigration, Immigration, and Re-migration Across China's Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606661
eISBN:
9781503607460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606661.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter shows how the analytical framework of contemporaneous migration allows an examination of citizenship constellations that are forged across migration sites. It draws together key themes ... More


Conclusion

Jeremy Gregory

in Restoration, Reformation, and Reform, 1660–1828: Archbishops of Canterbury and their Diocese

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208303
eISBN:
9780191677977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208303.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The book concludes by suggesting that some of the traditional periodization and characterizations of conventional Church history need modification. In many ways, particularly in areas such as the ... More


Marking Time

Ludmilla Jordanova

in History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805–2005

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264065
eISBN:
9780191734496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reflects critically on ‘marking time’ — the complex and interlinked notions of remembrance, celebration, honouring, and commemoration. It unpacks some of the assumptions about ... More


Christina Rossetti’s Poems: a New Edition and a Revaluation

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the works of Christina Rossetti. Rossetti presents a peculiarly useful subject through which to explore how certain writers move in or out of critical attention. In addition, ... More


The Anachronism of George Crabbe

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on George Crabbe's poetic theory and practice alike, in order to highlight the chief fault-line in current views of the Romantic Period, so-called: that is, the inability of ... More


Ten Years Later: 1997–2007 as History

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the decade since the 1997 retrocession by framing it within the wider scope of Hong Kong's history and within comparative colonial history. After briefly ... More


Afterword

Jesse Rosenthal

in Good Form: The Ethical Experience of the Victorian Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196640
eISBN:
9781400883738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196640.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This afterword explores how the arguments in this book relate to the question of literary periodization. This is, without question, a book on Victorian literature, written in the context of Victorian ... More


Against Periodization

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses how the entire system of literary education, from the first-year undergraduate survey to the forms of judgment governing publication, promotion, and tenure, reifies the period ... More


Introduction: Contemporary, French, Literature

Lucas Hollister

in Beyond Return: Genre and Cultural Politics in Contemporary French Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786942180
eISBN:
9781789623642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942180.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introduction begins with a detailed overview of what has been called the ‘return to the story’ in contemporary French literature. This overview pays particular attention to how this ‘discourse ... More


Revolution: Amnesia and Prohibition

Michael E. Meeker

in A Nation of Empire: The Ottoman Legacy of Turkish Modernity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225268
eISBN:
9780520929128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225268.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how the nationalist revolution succeeded in undermining the legitimacy of local elites, even as state officials continued to rely on them for governmental assistance, and also ... More


Custom, Common Law, and the Constitution of English Renaissance Literature

Stephanie Elsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198861430
eISBN:
9780191893421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Custom, Common Law, and the Constitution of English Renaissance Literature argues that, ironically, custom was a supremely generative literary force for a range of Renaissance writers. Custom took on ... More


Periodizing Secularization: Religious Allegiance and Attendance in Britain, 1880-1945

Clive D. Field

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198848806
eISBN:
9780191883163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848806.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Moving beyond the (now somewhat tired) debates about secularization as paradigm, theory, or master narrative, this book focuses upon the empirical evidence for secularization, viewed in its ... More


View: