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Politics

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter seeks to show how politics mattered to women, and women to politics. It begins with a narrative of four queens ruling early modern England, and continues with a survey of women's ... More


Political Principles and Patriotism

Jonathan Lamb

in The Rhetoric of Suffering: Reading the Book of Job in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182641
eISBN:
9780191673849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182641.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter argues that the vulnerability to interruption exhibited in political narratives of the mid-century is an index of the longevity of the desire for a principled and systematic discourse. ... More


‘The Stream and Current of Time’: Chorography and the Presence of the Past

Bart van Es

in Spenser’s Forms of History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249701
eISBN:
9780191719332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249701.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines a possible solution to the problems presented by the first chapter. It shows the importance of chorography for both historiographic and political debate. Following an analysis ... More


Narrative Imagination and Everyday Life

Molly Andrews

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199812394
eISBN:
9780199388554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812394.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores how stories and imagination come together in our daily lives, influencing our thoughts not only about what we see and do, but also our contemplation of what is possible and its ... More


Contexts and structures

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This introductory chapter provides an outline of some of the ideological, political, and institutional structures and contexts within which the plays under discussion in this study were produced and ... More


Politics

Molly Andrews

in Narrative Imagination and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199812394
eISBN:
9780199388554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812394.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 5 explores the role of imagination in political narratives, tracing the connections between personal narrative and social change. Using the case study of Obama’s strategic use of stories, the ... More


Enthusiasts, Puritans and Politics: David Hume's History of England

John Seed

in Dissenting Histories: Religious Division and the Politics of Memory in Eighteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621514
eISBN:
9780748651306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621514.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter turns away from Dissenting histories to David Hume's History of England (1754–63) and its hostile account of the role of the Puritans in England's seventeenth-century crisis. Histories ... More


Introduction

Christian McCrea

in Constellations: Dune

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325826
eISBN:
9781800342446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325826.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on David Lynch's 1984 film version of Dune. It analyses Dune's narrative structure, characterisations, its approach to science fiction, and audiovisual language that are all ... More


The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Graham Dawson, Jo Dover, and Stephen Hopkins (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

For the three decades of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ (1968–98), the United Kingdom experienced within its borders a profound and polarizing conflict. Yet relatively little research has addressed ... More


The Scottish Press Account: Narratives of the Independence Referendum and its Aftermath

Marina Dekavalla

in Scotland's Referendum and the Media: National and International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696581
eISBN:
9781474418829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696581.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter adopts a partly theoretical approach to analysis of the discourse of Scottish press narratives on independence, focusing particularly on editorial coverage and detailing accounts from ... More


Excavating Masada: The Politics-Archaeology Connection at Work

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines the connection between politics and archaeology in relation to the main excavations in Masada during 1963–1965 headed by Yigael Yadin. It suggests that Yadin and others ... More


Personal Narratives and the Creation of a Political Voice

Sean Akerman

in Words and Wounds: Narratives of Exile

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190851712
eISBN:
9780190851743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851712.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 3 focuses on voice—in particular, how personal narratives become embedded in a political voice for many exiled groups. The author illustrates this tangled relationship in his fieldwork and ... More


The Mystery of the Dangerous Book

Molly Andrews

in Stories Changing Lives: Narratives and Paths toward Social Change

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190864750
eISBN:
9780190864781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864750.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

What stories are told, and ultimately tellable, has consequences for our ability to imagine the world otherwise. This chapter examines in-depth a particular story told 25 years in retrospect by an ... More


Here I Stand: Performing Politics

James Donald

in Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199354016
eISBN:
9780199354047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354016.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the politics of Paul Robeson and Josephine Baker: less their beliefs, than the way they performed politics. Several “performances” by Robeson are discussed, most notably his ... More


Fear Itself

Philip Auerswald

in The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter describes prosperity on a global scale with focus on the political narrative in the United States. It illustrates significant narratives of domestic doom that relate to exaggerated ... More


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