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Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The complexities of Etta's role as a pastoral counselor are dramatized here by her interaction with Kate Stevens Bingham (1852‐1941), one of the Portland church's original members. Constrained by her ... More


‘Tout est affaire d'époque, de classe’: 1 Taste in Un amour de Swann

Edward J. Hughes

in Proust, Class, and Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609864
eISBN:
9780191731761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609864.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The chapter sets out to demonstrate how Pierre Bourdieu’s claim that ‘taste classifies, and it classifies the classifier’ finds a powerful literary instantiation in Proust’s Un amour de Swann. It is ... More


Unfriended, Unprotected, and Alone: The New D’Oyly Carte, 1988–2003

Ian Bradley

in Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!: The Enduring Phenomenon of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195328943
eISBN:
9780199851256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328943.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

The old D'Oyly Carte company survived for 107 years, its successor for just fifteen before announcing in May 2003 that it was ceasing performing for the foreseeable future. For most of that time, it ... More


Verses on the Moon, Flowers, and Snow

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In this chapter, Shinkei talks about the practice of reserving verses on the moon, flowers, and snow to high-ranking participants of a renga session and how this practice presents an opportunity to ... More


By Happy Alchemy of Mind

Dominic McIver Lopes

in Being for Beauty: Aesthetic Agency and Value

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827214
eISBN:
9780191866098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827214.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The network theory of aesthetic value implies that aesthetic value is related only contingently to pleasure (or finally valuable experience). The chapter argues that this result fits the facts about ... More


“Am I a Snob?” Well, sort of: Socialism, Advocacy, and Disgust in Woolf’s Economic Writing

Madelyn Detloff

in Contradictory Woolf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533955
eISBN:
9781781384930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533955.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores class and snobbery by focusing on the themes of socialism, advocacy, and disgust in Virginia Woolf's economic writing. It suggests that Woolf displays simultaneously class bias ... More


Individualism, intrigue and esprit de corps

Christopher Prior

in Exporting empire: Africa, colonial officials and the construction of the British imperial state, c.1900−39

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719083686
eISBN:
9781781704998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083686.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter will argue that, in contrast with the usual argument that officials worked effectively alongside one another, bound by fraternal sentiments fostered in large part by the public school ... More


Class

David Ellis

in Memoirs of a Leavisite: The Decline and Fall of Cambridge English

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318894
eISBN:
9781846318023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318894.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The ill-feeling between the Leavises and Bloomsbury (Woolf included) was partly a matter of class. The author's own social origins made Downing a comfortable place for him, but not Cambridge as a ... More


Can “Taste” Be Separated from Social Class?

S. Margot Finn

in Food Fights: How History Matters to Contemporary Food Debates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652894
eISBN:
9781469652917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652894.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For the last two decades the United States has witnessed the rise of the “foodie” movement, and yet this movement has not brought about widespread change among general American population. Margot ... More


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