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An Odd Couple: the Ghost of Anslo's Wife

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Riegl praises Rembrandt for the discipline with which he maintains the pattern of subordination that foregrounds the two officers and isolates them from the remainder of the company. Several ... More


Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

John Terning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567639
eISBN:
9780191718243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The book begins with a brief review of supersymmetry, the construction of the minimal supersymmetric standard model, and approaches to supersymmetry breaking. General non-perturbative methods are ... More


INTRODUCTION TO THE ADS/CFT CORRESPONDENCE

John Terning

in Modern Supersymmetry: Dynamics and Duality

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567639
eISBN:
9780191718243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567639.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

One of the most surprising developments in the SUSY theories was the realization that certain supergravity theories in higher dimensions are dual to 4D CFTs. In particular, several supergravity ... More


Posographical Misfires

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The anomalies that the author has described in this section offer a good reason to cling to the helium-filled balloon of allegory that carries viewers safely above the ground plane of unruly detail. ... More


Foundations of Modern Cosmology

HELGE S. KRAGH

in Conceptions of Cosmos: From Myths to the Accelerating Universe: A History of Cosmology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199209163
eISBN:
9780191706219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209163.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Modern theoretical cosmology is essentially based on Einstein's theory of general relativity, with which this chapter starts. His original relativistic model of 1917 was closed and static, and made ... More


Lessons in Likeness: Portrait Painters in Kentucky and the Ohio River Valley, 1802-1920

Estill Curtis Pennington

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126128
eISBN:
9780813135458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126128.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From 1802, when the young artist William Edward West began painting portraits on a downriver trip to New Orleans, to 1918, when John Alberts, the last of Frank Duveneck's students, worked in ... More


Introduction: A Shot in the Dark

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

A funny thing happens behind the backs of Captain Frans Banning Cocq and Lieutenant Wilhelm van Ruytenburgh when they are on the point of leading their company to an unspecified site of assembly or ... More


Portraiture and the Fictions of the Pose

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

What Jesper Svenbro says of the amphora applies to the painted portrait in that both outlast their creators. But portraiture involves not only the painter and the painting; it also involves the ... More


The Posographical Imperative: A Comparison of Genres

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The author calls the figures in narrative genres characters in order to distinguish them from the sitters in portrait genres. The sitter's situation differs from that of the characters in such ... More


Group Portraiture: Coming Together and Coming Apart

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The safest definition of a group portrait is that it is a picture in which sitters pretending to pose together actually posed separately. All portraits pretend to be copies of those who sat for them, ... More


Alois Riegl and the Posographical Imperative

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Riegl made changing sitter/observer relations the conceptual center of his master narrative, which was shaped by the conviction that the genre's defining characteristic was the subjective factor of ... More


Manual Mischief: The Loneliness of the Red Musketeer

Harry Berger Jr.

in Manhood, Marriage, and Mischief: Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' and Other Dutch Group Portraits

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823225569
eISBN:
9780823240937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823225569.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Margaret Carroll resists the traditional view that unity was a positive value and that Rembrandt achieved it by “conveying the present-day activities of Amsterdam's militia companies and at the same ... More


Cosmology

Steven Carlip

in General Relativity: A Concise Introduction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198822158
eISBN:
9780191861215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822158.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Starting with the assumptions of homogeneity and isotropy, the cosmological solutions of the Einstein field equations—the Friedmann-Lemaitre-Robertson-Walker metrics—are derived. After a discussion ... More


Further spherically symmetric solutions

Andrew M. Steane

in Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192895646
eISBN:
9780191943911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895646.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

We obtain the interior Schwarzschild solution; the stellar structure equations (Tolman-Oppenheimer-Volkoff); the Reissner-Nordstrom metric (charged black hole) and the de Sitter-Schwarzschild metric. ... More


Cosmological dynamics

Andrew M. Steane

in Relativity Made Relatively Easy Volume 2: General Relativity and Cosmology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192895646
eISBN:
9780191943911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895646.003.0023
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The chapter deals with the large-scale dynamics of the universe. First the Friedmann equations are obtained from the Einstein field equation, and they are interpreted with the aid of a Newtonian ... More


Further selected solutions

Piotr T. Chruściel

in Geometry of Black Holes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198855415
eISBN:
9780191889233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855415.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In previous chapters we presented the key notions associated with stationary black-hole spacetimes, as well as the minimal set of metrics needed to illustrate the basic features of the world of black ... More


The First Solutions and the Challenge of Their Interpretation

Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn

in The Formative Years of Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's Princeton Lectures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174631
eISBN:
9781400888689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174631.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter discusses the first wave of the exploration of exact solutions to Einstein's gravitational field equations. When Einstein published the final form of the field equations in 1915, only an ... More


The Genesis of Relativistic Cosmology

Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn

in The Formative Years of Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's Princeton Lectures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174631
eISBN:
9781400888689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174631.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

This chapter highlights the background for the emergence of relativistic cosmology. A specific interpretational issue, which is treated in this context, is the role of Ernst Mach's principle and the ... More


Portrait Stories

Michal Peled Ginsburg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262601
eISBN:
9780823266517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262601.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What makes stories about portraits so gripping and unsettling? Portrait Stories argues that it is the ways they articulate the relation between subjectivity and representation. While in ... More


Non Plus

William N. West

in Common Understandings, Poetic Confusion: Playhouses and Playgoers in Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226808840
eISBN:
9780226808987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226808987.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter addresses the hostility between players and playgoers that playing repeatedly rehearses, in plays like Midsummer Night’s Dream, Beaumont’s Knight of the Burning Pestle, and Jonson’s The ... More


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