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 The Religious Dynamic of the Cromwellian Invasion

Crawford Gribben

in God's Irishmen: Theological Debates in Cromwellian Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195325317
eISBN:
9780199785605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325317.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter provides a thorough account of the Cromwellian invasion and its political background and military history, illustrating the centrality of its religious dynamic. It contextualizes the ... More


Fronto and Aurelius: Contubernium and Solitary Reader

William A. Johnson

in Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire: A Study of Elite Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195176407
eISBN:
9780199775545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176407.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Fronto was the teacher and friend of Marcus Aurelius. Fronto’s Letters show a man intent on constructing literary culture within the context of the contubernium, an ideal of close connection and ... More


Lucian’s Insufficient Intellectual

William A. Johnson

in Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire: A Study of Elite Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195176407
eISBN:
9780199775545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176407.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores three treatises of the satirist Lucian for what they imply not only about the norms of the reading culture that Lucian lampoons, but also for the thoughtful, subtle ways in ... More


Conclusion

William A. Johnson

in Readers and Reading Culture in the High Roman Empire: A Study of Elite Communities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195176407
eISBN:
9780199775545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176407.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This conclusion summarizes in brief the findings of earlier chapters, with particular focus on (1) the way in which the reading culture behaves as a interlocking system of habits and logistics, (2) ... More


Conclusion: The Reading Class and the Future of Regionalism

Wendy Griswold

in Regionalism and the Reading Class

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226309224
eISBN:
9780226309262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309262.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This concluding chapter begins with a discussion of reading as a social and elite practice. It then explains why the distinction between the reading class and reading culture is important for ... More


‘Anything about Ireland?’: Reading in Ireland, 1969–2000

Rónán McDonald

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume V: The Irish Book in English, 1891-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199249114
eISBN:
9780191803383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199249114.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Irish reading culture in relation to book culture, as well as the social role of writing and reading from 1969 to 2000. It first considers the cultural and ideological aspects ... More


Civic Counter Factualism and the Assemblage of London: The Corpus of Andrew Horn

Arthur Bahr

in Fragments and Assemblages: Forming Compilations of Medieval London

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924915
eISBN:
9780226924922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924922.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter presents a reading of the corpus of manuscripts overseen by London City chamberlain Andrew Horn. It argues that both the codicological form and the textual contents of the manuscripts ... More


The Voice of the Phonograph

Jason Camlot

in Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605213
eISBN:
9781503609716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605213.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 analyzes the early promotional discourse surrounding the phonograph as a medium of natural fidelity and then situates the idea of the phonograph as a “pure voice” medium within the context ... More


Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Krista Lysack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What does it mean to feel time, to sense its passing along the sinews and nerves of the body as much as the synapses of the mind? And how do books, as material arrangements of print and paper, ... More


The Book as Artifact

Chris Keith

in The Gospel as Manuscript: An Early History of the Jesus Tradition as Material Artifact

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199384372
eISBN:
9780199384396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199384372.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 1 lays out the methodology of the study. It introduces William A. Johnson’s theory of ancient reading cultures and Jan Assmann’s theory of cultural memory (kulturelles Gedächtnis) and ... More


Introduction: Victorian Devotional Literature and the Strangeness of Everyday Time

Krista Lysack

in Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The introduction lays out the argument that what distinguished Victorian devotional literature was not a set of generic conventions but the experience of time, that is to say the form and feel of ... More


Writing and Reading Byzantine Secular Poetry, 1025–1081

Floris Bernard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198703747
eISBN:
9780191773044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703747.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the mid eleventh century, secular poetry attained a hitherto unseen degree of wit, vividness, and personal involvement, chiefly exemplified in the poetry of Christophoros Mitylenaios, Ioannes ... More


Reading Ennius in the First Century bc

Nora Goldschmidt

in Shaggy Crowns: Ennius' Annales and Virgil's Aeneid

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199681297
eISBN:
9780191761485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681297.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter lays the foundation of the discussion by analysing the evidence for the position of Ennius’ Annales in Roman reading culture before and shortly after the appearance of the Aeneid. ... More


The Gospel as Manuscript: An Early History of the Jesus Tradition as Material Artifact

Chris Keith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199384372
eISBN:
9780199384396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199384372.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This book offers a new material history of the Jesus tradition. It shows that the introduction of manuscripts to the transmission of the Jesus tradition played an underappreciated but crucial role in ... More


Contested Knowledge: Science, Media, and Democracy in Kerala

Shiju Sam Varughese

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469123
eISBN:
9780199087433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469123.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Contested Knowledge argues that the structural coupling between science and media in the context of risk politics has led to the creation of a ‘scientific public sphere’ in the state of Kerala, ... More


Family History

Elisabeth Schimpfössl

in Rich Russians: From Oligarchs to Bourgeoisie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190677763
eISBN:
9780190677794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677763.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Social Theory

Chapter 4 reviews how today’s Russian bourgeoisie traces its origins and character traits with reference to family history. The Soviet government pursued a policy of positive discrimination in favor ... More


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