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Passions Before Literature

Angelica Goodden

in Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199238095
eISBN:
9780191716669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238095.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Back in Switzerland in the family fiefdom of Coppet, Staël ‘writes out’ the pain of desertion past, present, and future in De l'influence des passions, while continuing to engage in messy and ... More


Sarala and Rokeya: Brief Biographical Sketches

Bharathi Ray

in Early Feminists of Colonial India: Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198083818
eISBN:
9780199082186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198083818.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter briefly reviews the lives of the two women, Sarala Devi Chaudhurani and Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain. Sarala and Rokeya were contemporaries, and were both concerned with the condition ... More


The Latin American Contribution to the Constitution of the World

Katherine M. Marino

in Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649696
eISBN:
9781469649719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649696.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter explains how Latin American feminists pushed women’s rights into the United Nations Charter at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization (UNCIO) in San Francisco. ... More


Women & Weasels: Mythologies of Birth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Maurizio Bettini and Emlyn Eisenach

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226044743
eISBN:
9780226039961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226039961.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book looks at mythology and ancient belief, revising our understanding of myth, heroism, and the status of women and animals in Western culture. This book recounts and analyzes a variety of key ... More


Marital violence as a social problem in post-independence Ireland, 1922–65

Cara Diver

in Marital Violence in Post-Independence Ireland, 1922-96: 'A Living Tomb for Women'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781526120113
eISBN:
9781526146670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526120120.00006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which marital violence was sanctioned and controlled through Irish culture during the years from 1922 to 1965. During this period, battered women had little refuge ... More


Equality

Eileen Boris

in Making the Woman Worker: Precarious Labor and the Fight for Global Standards, 1919-2019

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190874629
eISBN:
9780190943707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874629.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

When the 1944 Philadelphia International Labour Conference set forth to imagine the woman worker’s place amid postwar demobilization, it unearthed old fissures. This chapter explores discourses of ... More


State, Islam, and Gender Politics

Jocelyne Cesari (ed.)

in Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

The existing literature on women’s rights and Islam falls short of addressing the relationship between the religious debate on women’s rights and the existing rules of law in Muslim-majority ... More


Desert Society

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Dwelling in dispersion and far from any governmental law enforcement agencies that could provide them security, nomadic desert dwellers needed ways to protect themselves from violations such as ... More


Reimagining Greek Tragedy on the American Stage

Helene P. Foley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272446
eISBN:
9780520953659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272446.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores Greek tragedy on the American professional stage from the nineteenth century to the present. Despite the gap separating the world of classical Greece from our own, Greek tragedy ... More


Where the Rubber Hits the Road, 1971–1972

Myra Strober and John Donahoe

in Sharing the Work: What My Family and Career Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034388
eISBN:
9780262332095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034388.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter begins where Chapter 1 ends. I portray myself teaching my first course on women and work, and the course’s contribution to my growing understanding that women’s economic disadvantages ... More


The heart of the matter: envoi

Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald

in How Gender Shapes the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723752
eISBN:
9780191791093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723752.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter recapitulates the main points of the book. These include the definition of the three faces of Gender (Linguistic Gender, Social Gender, and Natural Gender), how they relate to each other ... More


The Golden Aspects of Roman Imperialism in Film, 1914–2015

Anise K. Strong

in Screening the Golden Ages of the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474440844
eISBN:
9781474460279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440844.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first of three chapters that address Rome’s complicated legacy as an imperial state is Strong’s survey of films that present imperialism as beneficial for Rome’s provincial subjects and other ... More


The Poet: William Littell (1768–1824)

Kurt X. Metzmeier

in Writing the Legal Record: Law Reporters in Nineteenth-Century Kentucky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168609
eISBN:
9780813168791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168609.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

William Littell was known for his great scholarship, literary competence, and publishing experience. Nearly a dozen imprints bearing Littell’s name have been published, including a set of Kentucky ... More


Tod as anthropologist: trying to understand

Florence D’Souza

in Knowledge, mediation and empire: James Tod's journeys among the Rajputs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090806
eISBN:
9781781708576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090806.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Tod’s observations on the social practice of the Rajputs and the Gujaratis can be situated in a context of attention by thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment and French Enlightenment philosophers to ... More


Political Philosophy

Paul Rusnock and Jan Šebestík

in Bernard Bolzano: His Life and Work

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198823681
eISBN:
9780191862298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823681.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Bolzano’s major work on political philosophy is a treatise called On the Best State, which was first drafted around 1830. Despite its title, it is not a merely utopian work. The best state is ... More


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