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The Romantic Poet and the Brotherhood of Genius

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the emergence of a new poetry that presents its credentials as lying not with any preexisting literary or national tradition, but with the genius of the individual poet. Despite ... More


Genius Obscured: Diderot

Ann Jefferson

in Genius in France: An Idea and Its Uses

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160658
eISBN:
9781400852598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160658.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers how a link was established between genius and genius in a manner that sidelines the public. It explores arguments which claims that the public—now deemed “vulgar”—lacks the ... More


A Scandinavian feminist public sphere: discourses on feminism and gender equality

Christina Fiig

in Gender equality and welfare politics in Scandinavia: The limits of political ambition?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424655
eISBN:
9781447302407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424655.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the new feminist debate. It works as a reservoir of insights into Scandinavian discourses on feminism and gender equality. The new feminist debate voiced new discourses ... More


Citizenship and Subnational and Transnational Identities

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Politics in Central America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036632
eISBN:
9780813038834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036632.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Complementing the analysis, this chapter looks at the parameters of inclusion and exclusion predicated by the states in the region toward internal groups, both localized and particularly those with ... More


The Roots of Radicalism: Tradition, the Public Sphere, and Early Nineteenth-Century Social Movements

Craig Calhoun

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226090849
eISBN:
9780226090870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090870.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The story of the rise of radicalism in the early nineteenth century has often been simplified into a fable about progressive social change. The diverse social movements of the era—religious, ... More


Class War of a Thousand Days

Jason McGraw

in The Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617862
eISBN:
9781469617886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617862.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter reconsiders the Thousand Days' War (1899–1902) as a partisan conflict fought through regional, class, gender, and cultural distinctions. Disenfranchised citizens attempted to formulate ... More


1993, Stockholm: A Prize for Toni Morrison

Abdulrazak Gurna

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the awarding of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature to Toni Morrison, bringing to light the struggle of black writers to be included in the norm for literature. The discussion ... More


Babies and Mamas

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0009
Subject:
History, Family History

Lovie is approached in public by a number of former clients (“my mamas”) as well as by some of the grown-up children (“my babies”) whose births she attended. Lovie revels in this public recognition, ... More


Diasporas, Transnational Ties, and Ethnic-Religious Minorities: Jewish and Muslim Latin Americans

Luis Roniger

in Transnational Perspectives on Latin America: The Entwined Histories of a Multi-State Region

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197605318
eISBN:
9780197605349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197605318.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores situations affecting citizens whose ethnic or religious diaspora identities and transnational contacts have either gained them recognition or delegitimized their standing in the ... More


The Ajax Dilemma: Justice, Fairness, and Rewards

Paul Woodruff

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199768615
eISBN:
9780190267582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199768615.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We live in a world where CEOs give themselves million pound bonuses even as their companies go bankrupt and ordinary workers are laid off; where athletes make millions while teachers struggle to ... More


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