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Playing the Man: Performing Masculinities in the Ancient Greek Novel

Meriel Jones

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570089
eISBN:
9780191738760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570089.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Despite the growth of research on masculinity both in Gender Studies and in Classical Studies, and the resurgence of interest in ancient fiction, no volume has yet been devoted to exploring the ... More


The Identity Thieves of the Indian Ocean: Forgery, Fraud and the Origins of South African Immigration Control, 1890s–1920s

Andrew MacDonald

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter is about the fate of a registration system designed for the exclusion of ‘undesirable’ Indian migrants to South Africa in the first decades of the twentieth century. It traces the ... More


Mysticism as Dissent

Frank Graziano

in Wounds of Love: The Mystical Marriage of Saint Rose of Lima

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195136401
eISBN:
9780199835164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136403.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This study of the politics of canonization begins with discussion of the changing policies toward beata mysticism that affected Rose of Lima’s cause for canonization. The chapter further explores how ... More


Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book studies the poetry and polemics of one of the greatest of early modern writers, a poet of immense lyric talent and political importance. The book situates these writings and this writer ... More


Sacvan Bercovitch as “American” Scholar

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the construction of Emerson by Sacvan Bercovitch and the New Americanists. Focusing on the so-called subversion-containment model of the New Historicism, it reveals how ... More


The Fasci and the Financial Crisis, 1894

CHRISTOPHER DUGGAN

in Francesco Crispi 1818-1901: From Nation to Nationalism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206118
eISBN:
9780191717178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206118.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Francesco Crispi's wife Lina Barbagallo was devastated at his return to power. Crispi felt he had no choice because Italy was on the brink of catastrophe. His first task as prime minister was to deal ... More


Restaging Rape: Black Writing and Sexual Apartheid

Lucy Valerie Graham

in State of Peril: Race and Rape in South African Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796373
eISBN:
9780199933327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796373.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter Four focuses on ways in which black writers in the apartheid years rescripted previously white-authored narratives about rape. Arthur Maimane’s Victims is pivotal here as he mimics and ... More


Toils of Patriarchy

Derek Hirst and Steven N. Zwicker

in Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655373
eISBN:
9780191742118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655373.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This chapter uses the early modern construct of patriarchy as a way to understand Marvell's idealizing but often troubled address to the dominant male figures of his life: Thomas Lord Fairfax, Oliver ... More


Representing and Subverting Power

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter shows how continual re-interpretation, adaptation of, and addition to the biblical text allowed it to be a repertoire for all seasons. Late biblical texts in Greek guise, especially the ... More


In the Shadow of History: Sinn Féin 1926-70

Agnès Maillot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719084898
eISBN:
9781526103918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084898.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

From 1926 onward, Sinn Féin, which had been instrumental in the revolutionary period of 1919-23, faded into oblivion as a result of its intransigent and doctrinaire stance. This books unravels a ... More


Brave Converts in the Arya Samaj: The Case Of Dharm Pal

C.S. Adcock

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0044
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Arya Samaj has long been distinguished among nineteenth century reform organizations as forerunner of Hindu nationalist politics and exemplar of Hindu religious intolerance. Arya Samaj practices ... More


Dissidence and Subversion: Gallic, Jewish, and Other Lunar Calendars in the Roman Empire

Sacha Stern

in Calendars in Antiquity: Empires, States, and Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199589449
eISBN:
9780191746178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589449.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines how lunar calendars that survived unofficially within the Roman Empire could be used to express subtle political dissidence. These include the Gallic calendar of Coligny, luna ... More


Retellings: Mercenaries and Abolitionists

Werner Sollors

in Neither Black Nor White Yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195052824
eISBN:
9780199855155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195052824.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Lydia Maria Child's “Joanna,” featured in 1834 in the Boston anti-slavery collection The Oasis, was an early proof of abolitionist storytelling, and it has been regarded as the female-written origin ... More


Masculinity and Sexual Ideology

Meriel Jones

in Playing the Man: Performing Masculinities in the Ancient Greek Novel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570089
eISBN:
9780191738760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570089.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This concluding chapter summarizes some of the major issues highlighted by the book as a whole, such as the extent to which Dionysius stands as an embodiment of masculine ideals in Chariton’s novel, ... More


Subversion Subverted

Andrew Martin

in The Mask of the Prophet: The Extraordinary Fictions of Jules Verne

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198157984
eISBN:
9780191673252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157984.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses political rebellion in the Mediterranean through Verne's Mathias Sandorf. It argues that the logic of empire contains the seeds of subversion, which, with the advance of time, ... More


Cold War and the Fear of Subversion

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

Post-war Western Europe converged towards an American model of high-wage consumerist capitalism, considerably attenuating class conflict. In Western Europe, Christian democracy and Social Democracy ... More


Introduction

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The problematic of the book is presented: whether wherever the proletariat appeared as an independent force, the bourgeoisie shifted to the camp of the counter-revolution; whether the bolder the ... More


Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Alex Goodall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers the first comprehensive account of the politics of countersubversion in the United States prior to the McCarthy era. The book traces the course of American countersubversion over the ... More


History and Morality

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the anti-Jesuits' historical and ethical attacks surrounding the Jesuit organization. For the anti-Jesuits, the theories and teachings of the Jesuits were instruments of ... More


Columbus’s Egg, or the Structure of the Novella (1973)

Mikhail Gasparov

in Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter provides a translation of an article by Mikhail Gasparov from 1973. Gasparov distinguishes between plots typical of fable and of the novella; the former stress the status quo and teach a ... More


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