The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines

Volume II: North America 1894-1960

Author: Peter Brooker,Andrew Thacker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199545812

Category: Art

Page: 1120

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This book contains forty-four original essays on the role of periodicals in the United States and Canada. Over 120 magazines are discussed by expert contributors, completely reshaping our understanding of the construction and emergence of modernism. The chapters are organised into thirteen sections, each with a contextual introduction by the editors, and consider key themes in the landscape of North American modernism such as: 'free verse'; drama and criticism;regionalism; exiles in Europe; the Harlem Renaissance; and radical politics. In incisive critical essays we learn of familiar 'little magazines' such as Poetry, Others, transition, and The Little Review,as well as less well-known magazines such as Rogue, Palms, Harlem, and The Modern Quarterly. Of particular interest is the placing of 'little magazines' alongside pulps, slicks, and middlebrow magazines, demonstrating the rich and varied periodical field that constituted modernism in the United States and Canada.
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The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets

Author: Darra Goldstein,Sidney Mintz,Michael Krondl,Laura Mason

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199313393

Category: Cooking

Page: 920

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"Celebrating sugar while acknowledging its complex history, 'The Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets' is the definitive guide to one of humankind's greatest sources of pleasure"--
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The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Author: Simon Hornblower,Antony Spawforth,Esther Eidinow

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199545561

Category: History

Page: 1592

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Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition of this established dictionary offers entries on all aspects of the classical world. With reception and anthropology as new focus areas and numerous new entries, it is an essential reference work for students, scholars, and teachers of classics and for anyone with an interest in the classical era.
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The Oxford History of Christian Worship

Author: Geoffrey Wainwright

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195138864

Category: Religion

Page: 916

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A comprehensive history of the origins and development of Christian worship, from ancient times to the present day, provides a defintive study of the evolution of Christian liturgy, theology, church history, artistic influence, and social and cultural contexts, covering such topics as Russian Orthodoxy, Women in Worship, Liturgical Music, and the Apostolic Tradition.
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Oxford

Author: Edward Thomas

Publisher: Signal Books

ISBN: 9781902669854

Category: Oxford (England)

Page: 227

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In the early 20th century, Edward Thomas (1878-1917) was commissioned to write a history of Oxford to accompany the paintings of John Fulleylove (1845-1908). Oxford was published in 1903 but rather than accompanying the illustrations it was a masterpiece that aided Thomas' reputation as the quintessential English writer. The work is reprinted here along with eleven of Fulleylove's illustrations. The lengthy introduction by Lucy Newlyn places Oxford within the story of Thomas' life and other works, analysing his prose style and how this was developed in later pieces. Newlyn also discusses how Thomas' experiences as an undergraduate in Oxford are revealed in the piece, and how he portrayed a picture of Oxford that is personal and familiar, evocative and nostalgic of the pre-war city's architecture, history and customs.
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The Oxford History of Islam

Author: John L. Esposito

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195107993

Category: History

Page: 749

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Discusses the origins, historical development, and culture of Islam.
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The University of Oxford

A History

Author: L. W. B. Brockliss

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199243565

Category: Oxford (England)

Page: 720

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The ancient University of Oxford was established in a medium-sized medieval market town in the late eleventh century and for some six hundred years principally served the needs of the English church. By the mid-nineteenth century, both town and university had been marginalized by the new forces of liberalism, nationalism, and industrialization. Many continental universities, similarly disadvantaged by their location and religious raisons d'être, simplydisappeared in the course of the nineteenth century. Oxford, however, went on to become one of the world's leading centres of research and teaching. This volume traces Oxford's improbable rise from a provincialbackwater to a global colossus. It is a story not of entitlement but of hard work, difficult decisions, and a creative use of limited resources and advantages.
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Oxford Principles of European Union Law

Volume 1: the European Union Legal Order

Author: Robert Schutze

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199533776

Category: Law

Page: 1440

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Since the 1957 Rome Treaty, the European Union has changed dramatically - in terms of its composition, scope and depth. Originally established by six Western European States, the EU today has 28 Members and covers almost the entire European continent; and while initially confined to establishing a "common market," the EU has come to influence all areas of political, economic and social life. In parallel with this enormous geographic and thematic expansion, the constitutional and legislative principles underpinning the European Union have constantly evolved. This three-volume study aims to provide an authoritative academic treatment of European Union law. Written by leading scholars and practitioners, each chapter offers a comprehensive and critical assessment of the state of the law. Doctrinal in presentation, each volume nonetheless tries to present a broader historical and comparative perspective. Volume I provides an analysis of the constitutional principles governing the European Union. It covers the history of the EU, the constitutional foundations, the institutional framework, legislative and executive governance, judicial protection, and external relations. Volume II explores the structure of the internal market, while Volume III finally analyses the internal and external substantive policies of the EU.
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The Oxford Companion to Wine

Author: Julia Harding

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198705387

Category: Cooking

Page: 912

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Published in 1994 to worldwide acclaim, the first edition of Jancis Robinson's seminal volume immediately attained legendary status, winning every major wine book award including the Glenfiddich and Julia Child/IACP awards, as well as writer and woman of the year accolades for its editor on both sides of the Atlantic. Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, The Oxford Companion to Wine presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine through the ages; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day. The 187 esteemed contributors (including over 50 new to this edition) range from internationally renowned academics to some of the most famous wine writers and wine specialists in the world. Now exhaustively updated, this fourth edition incorporates the very latest international research to present over 350 new entries on topics ranging from additives and wine apps to WSET and Zelen. Over 60 per cent of all entries have been revised; and useful lists and statistics are appended, including a unique list of the world's controlled appellations and their permitted grape varieties, as well as vineyard area, wine production and consumption by country. Illustrated with almost 30 updated maps of every important wine region in the world, many useful charts and diagrams, and 16 stunning colour photographs, this Companion is unlike any other wine book, offering an understanding of wine in all of its wider contexts--notably historical, cultural, and scientific--and serving as a truly companionable point of reference into which any wine-lover can dip and browse. New to this editionComprehensively revised and updated throughout Over 350 brand-new entries Significant new updates on hundreds of topics such as China, screwcaps, and the origins of viniculture Impressive global coverage of wine regions, including new entries on Alaska, Lesotho, Norway, and Tahiti Includes brand-new colour photographs and black and white line drawings Maps of wine regions have been updated
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