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Speaking for Nature

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Various controversies in the early 1860s – over Darwin’s Origin, heretical publications by clergymen, and the science and politics of race – drew Lubbock and Spottiswoode into joint action with ... More


Training Tastes: The Reading Pedagogy of Woolf’s Literary Criticism

Benjamin D. Hagen

in The Sensuous Pedagogies of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781949979275
eISBN:
9781800341692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979275.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter turns to both volumes of Woolf’s Common Reader series (1925, 1932) to develop an account of them as exemplary pedagogical projects that model private taste-training. Challenging a ... More


Reading a Novel

Nicholas Royle

in Veering: A Theory of Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636549
eISBN:
9780748652303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636549.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the idea of reading a novel as an experience of veering, as well as looking at some of the ways in which novels themselves invite the readers to think about veering. It starts ... More


Conclusion

W. Jason Miller

in Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035338
eISBN:
9780813038704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035338.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The conclusion revisits the absence or inclusion of what this book has identified as Hughes's seven major lynching poems in his final publication, The Panther and the Lash (1967). While red-baiting ... More


The Power of Music in the Transmission of Torah

Jeffrey A. Summit

in Singing God's Words: The Performance of Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199844081
eISBN:
9780190497071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844081.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The tradition and the individual come together in the performance of sacred text. In this section, I examine how the performance of biblical chant emerges from this interplay between the reader and ... More


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