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Theologia between Science and the State

Thomas Albert Howard

in Protestant Theology and the Making of the Modern German University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199266852
eISBN:
9780191604188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266859.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the conflicted renown of 19th-century German academic theology even as it charts the theological faculty’s steady diminution as a component of the overall university system. ... More


The Emergence of the King's Firm Purpose, 1382–84

Christopher Fletcher

in Richard II: Manhood, Youth, and Politics 1377-99

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546916
eISBN:
9780191720826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546916.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

When Richard II began to assert himself at the age of 15, it was still ambiguous whether he was of an age to exert his full authority. This chapter focuses on one strategy the king pursued to remedy ... More


Achieving National Renown During the Nation’s Complacent Years, 1919–1928

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter details the growth of Learned Hand's national stature. By the end of World War I, after a decade on the bench, Hand was already considered an excellent judge in New York professional ... More


Minor Saint of Postminimalism

Michael Maizels

in Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694686
eISBN:
9781452952314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694686.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The Epilogue addresses Le Va's historical position, examining the way in which a kind of “minor status” has been ascribed to him since almost the beginning of his career. It suggests that while a ... More


Kleos Versus Stone? Lyric Poetry and Contexts for Memorialization

David Fearn

in Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

It is generally thought that the lyric poets were hostile to materialist as opposed to kleos-driven, orally delivered, forms of commemoration. However, an investigation of certain test-cases, as well ... More


The Fame Tradition

H. J. Jackson

in Those Who Write for Immortality: Romantic Reputations and the Dream of Lasting Fame

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300174793
eISBN:
9780300213300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300174793.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines traditional cluster of ideas about literary fame to discuss how Romantic writers became famous. Most writers have an innate desire for fame. Their seemingly universal and ... More


Introduction: Letters and the Histories of Authorship, Reading, and Fame

Robert Mayer

in Walter Scott and Fame: Authors and Readers in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198794820
eISBN:
9780191836435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794820.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The Introduction lays out the material under study, identifies the issues to be considered, and treats both crucial parts of the scholarly literature behind the study and certain theoretical ... More


Lat. Fama

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In antiquity, the Latin term fama and the corresponding Greek φήμη were etymologically correctly associated with the roots of the verbs fari and φάναι, which mean ‘to speak while using words endowed ... More


Giving Glory a Body

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first attestations of the most famous personification of glory in figurative art appear in three manuscripts of Petrarch’s De uiris illustribus. Two of them have been attributed to the painter ... More


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