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Dancing with Broken Bones

Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

David Wendell Moller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.001.0001

This book gives voice and face to a vulnerable and disempowered population whose stories often remain untold: the urban dying poor. Drawing on complex issues surrounding poverty, class, and race, the ... More

Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Auditory Temporal Processing and its Disorders

Jos J. Eggermont

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198719090
eISBN:
9780191802232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719090.001.0001

Sound is dynamic and as such has temporal and spectral content. The auditory system extracts the spectral aspects and the temporal ones in parallel in the cochlea and auditory nerve. For frequencies ... More

School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

School-based Practice with Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

James Canfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190213053
eISBN:
9780190271497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213053.001.0001

This book is one of the first books to focus on child homelessness in the context of school social work and related professional practice. More and more families are experiencing homelessness as ... More

Plasmonic Effects in Metal-Semiconductor Nanostructures

Plasmonic Effects in Metal-Semiconductor Nanostructures

Alexey A. Toropov and Tatiana V. Shubina

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199699315
eISBN:
9780191799433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699315.001.0001

This book offers an up-to-date overview of the growing trends in the field of solid state physics known as plasmonics. Initially, plasmonics was concerned with the study of resonant interactions of ... More

Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity

Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity

Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown, and Greville G. Corbett (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723769
eISBN:
9780191791109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723769.001.0001

Language is a complex thing, otherwise we as humans would not devote so much of our resources to learning it, either the first time around or on later attempts. And of the many ways languages have of ... More

The Gods Rich in Praise

The Gods Rich in Praise: Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

Christopher Metcalf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723363
eISBN:
9780191790041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723363.001.0001

This book contributes to the current academic debate on the relationship between early Greek poetry and the ancient Near East, especially Mesopotamia. It is the first extensive study to be based on a ... More

Epic into Novel

Epic into Novel: Henry Fielding, Scriblerian Satire, and the Consumption of Classical Literature

Henry Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198723875
eISBN:
9780191791178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723875.001.0001

This book looks at Henry Fielding’s adaptation of classical epic in the context of what he called the ‘Trade of … authoring’. Fielding stressed that his novels were modelled on classical literature. ... More

By Accident or Design

By Accident or Design: Writing the Victorian Metropolis

Paul Fyfe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198732334
eISBN:
9780191796678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732334.001.0001

‘On the banks of the Thames it is a tremendous chapter of accidents.’ As Henry James surveys London in 1888, he sums up what had fascinated urban observers for a century: the random and even ... More

Laughing Awry

Laughing Awry: Plautus and Tragicomedy

Erik Gunderson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729303
eISBN:
9780191796227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729303.001.0001

This book offers an overview of key themes in the interpretation of the plays of Plautus. It explores the connections between deception, desire, slavery, genre, and audience. It attempts to offer an ... More

Some of These Days

Some of These Days: Black Stars, Jazz Aesthetics, and Modernist Culture

James Donald

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199354016
eISBN:
9780199354047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199354016.001.0001

This book shows how interwar European audiences, artists, and intellectuals particularly associated with modernism, used Black American culture-for which “jazz” was often a shorthand-to negotiate the ... More

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