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Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm

Assaf Razin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028592
eISBN:
9780262327701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028592.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This book aims at parsing and explaining some key forces that feature in every one of the global and regional financial crises and monetary crises that erupted in the world economy over the past ... More


Charles Tomlinson in the Golfo dei Poeti

Peter Robinson

in Twentieth Century Poetry: Selves and Situations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273256
eISBN:
9780191706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273256.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The discussion of poetry about Italian politics is continued in this reading of Charles Tomlinson's poem Up at La Serra. This poem, set in Liguria in 1951, takes as its model a poem by Antonio ... More


Introduction

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth's Revisitings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

The Introduction explains the kind of ‘Revisiting’ which is the controlling idea of the book. It links Wordsworth’s late sonnets about Furness Abbey with his earliest memories of childhood visits and ... More


Returning to the Ruined Cottage

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter focuses on the ‘return’ motif as a means of organising related ideas of place, time, and identity. It opens with a return to ‘Tintern Abbey’, in which the poet's revisiting hints at the ... More


Celebrating Bioethics and Bioethicists

Renée C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey

in Observing Bioethics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365559
eISBN:
9780199851881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365559.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Bioethics has found its place in the United States with succeeding events that celebrate its birth, the founding of bioethics institutions, deeper research and development, and prominent figures in ... More


A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Harry Berger, Jr., has long been one of our most revered and respected literary and cultural critics. Since the late nineties, a stream of remarkable and innovative publications have shown how very ... More


Farewell to Italy:: Semiramide

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0036
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Semiramide, Gioachino Rossini’s last opera for the Italian stage could well be dubbed Tancredi Revisited. There is evidence that Rossini thought the end—the death of Semiramide, ... More


The Ethnographic Revisit: Capitalism in Transition and Other Histories

Michael Burawoy

in The Extended Case Method: Four Countries, Four Decades, Four Great Transformations, and One Theoretical Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259003
eISBN:
9780520943384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259003.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter attempts to encourage and consolidate what historical interest there exists within sociology-as-ethnography, transporting it from its unconscious past into a historicized world by ... More


Zhuangzi

Paul R. Goldin

in The Art of Chinese Philosophy: Eight Classical Texts and How to Read Them

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691200798
eISBN:
9780691200811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200798.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter studies the Zhuangzi. Unlike in the previously discussed texts, virtually all serious scholars accept that the Zhuangzi comprises layers of diverse origin and date. Since the twentieth ... More


Epilogue: The Abrogation of the Index

Una M. Cadegan

in All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This epilogue discusses the changed relationship between Catholicism and intellectual modernity to offer some conclusions about the importance and limits of literary culture as a means of ... More


Desire, disgust and dead women: Angela Carter’s re-writing women’s fatal scripts from Poe and Lovecraft

Gina Wisker

in The Arts of Angela Carter: A Cabinet of Curiosities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526136770
eISBN:
9781526146748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526136787.00016
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Angela Carter’s writing is crucial to the rebirth of Gothic horror in the late twentieth century, and an impetus to read, or re-read, myth, fairy tale and the work of Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. ... More


A New Biogeochemical Earth System Model for the Phanerozoic Eon

Noam M. Bergman, Timothy Lenton, and Andrew J. Watson

in Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262194983
eISBN:
9780262283182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262194983.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter presents a new biogeochemical model of the Earth system that attempts to synthesize the different approaches of existing models. It combines the approach of Lenton and Watson’s ... More


Post-Islamism at Large

Asef Bayat

in Post-Islamism: The Changing Faces of Political Islam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199766062
eISBN:
9780199345137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766062.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In an earlier work Making Islam Democratic (2007), I attempted to interrogate the infamous question of whether Islam was compatible with democracy. I concluded that whereas Islamism (understood as ... More


The Creative Treatment of Alterity: Nanook as the North

Scott MacKenzie

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the many re-iterations of Robert Flaherty’s influential film Nanook of the North (1922) to show how this key documentary film has been re-imagined and re-articulated in ... More


A City in the Archives: Virginia Woolf and the Statues of London

Diane F. Gillespie

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes Woolf's “ongoing examination and disruption of social hierarchies” as revealed in her observation of London statues. It focuses on two books from the personal library of Leonard ... More


Sampling through time

David G. Hankin, Michael S. Mohr, and Ken B. Newman

in Sampling Theory: For the Ecological and Natural Resource Sciences

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198815792
eISBN:
9780191853463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815792.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Ecology

Many ecological research and resource monitoring programs must deliver good estimates of both current resource status and long-term trend. The simple two-occasion context frames the trade-offs in ... More


Epilogue: Border Lives a Decade Later

Sergio Chávez

in Border Lives: Fronterizos, Transnational Migrants, and Commuters in Tijuana

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199380572
eISBN:
9780199380619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199380572.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Urban and Rural Studies

The epilogue revisits the lives of several key actors almost a decade after the initial fieldwork. It asks whether border livelihoods were sustainable in a region that has experienced a sharp ... More


For facts a most profound contempt: Ford Madox Ford

Jerome Boyd Maunsell

in Portraits from Life: Modernist Novelists and Autobiography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198789369
eISBN:
9780191831232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789369.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries), 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Ford’s reminiscences—Ancient Lights and Certain New Reflections (1911), Thus to Revisit (1921), Joseph Conrad: A Personal Remembrance (1924), Return to Yesterday (1931), and It ... More


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