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Adapting The Wizard of OzMusical Versions from Baum to MGM and Beyond

Adapting The Wizard of Oz: Musical Versions from Baum to MGM and Beyond

Danielle Birkett and Dominic McHugh (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190663179
eISBN:
9780190663216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663179.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This new multiauthor volume will examine The Wizard of Oz and its surrounding culture, centering on three areas of study: early adaptations of Baum’s novels, insights into the MGM film, and the ... More

Adulthood and Other FictionsAmerican Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Adulthood and Other Fictions: American Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Sari Edelstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831884
eISBN:
9780191869716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831884.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

While the field of childhood studies has blossomed in recent years, few scholars have taken up the question of age more broadly as a lens for reading American literature. Adulthood and Other Fictions ... More

After the ProjectsPublic Housing Redevelopment and the Governance of the Poorest Americans

After the Projects: Public Housing Redevelopment and the Governance of the Poorest Americans

Lawrence J. Vale

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190624330
eISBN:
9780190624361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624330.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

At a time when lower-income Americans face a desperate struggle to find affordable rental housing in many cities, After the Projects investigates the contested spatial politics of public housing ... More

Among the ScientologistsHistory, Theology, and Praxis

Among the Scientologists: History, Theology, and Praxis

Donald Westbrook

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190664978
eISBN:
9780190921453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664978.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Church of Scientology is one of the most recognizable American-born new religious movements, but perhaps the least understood. Based on six years of interviews, fieldwork, and research conducted ... More

Artificial ColorModern Food and Racial Fictions

Artificial Color: Modern Food and Racial Fictions

Catherine Keyser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190673123
eISBN:
9780190673154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the early twentieth century, US writers looked at modern food—its global geographies, its nutritional theories, and its technological innovations—and saw not merely the incursion of industry and ... More

Augustine's Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgement

Augustine's Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgement

Bart van Egmond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198834922
eISBN:
9780191872808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834922.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This work addresses the relationship between Augustine’s account of God’s judgement and his theology of grace in his early works. How does God, both personally and through his ‘agents’ on earth, use ... More

Before Jonathan EdwardsSources of New England Theology

Before Jonathan Edwards: Sources of New England Theology

Adriaan C. Neele

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199372621
eISBN:
9780199372645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

This volume will present the first comprehensive study of Jonathan Edwards’s use of Reformed orthodox and Protestant scholastic primary sources in the context of the challenges of orthodoxy in his ... More

Being and Motion

Being and Motion

Thomas Nail

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190908904
eISBN:
9780190908942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908904.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Being and Motion offers an original philosophical ontology of movement. The history of philosophy has systematically explained movement as derived from something else that does not move: space, ... More

Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving ContextsCulture, Organization, and Time

Bullying, School Violence, and Climate in Evolving Contexts: Culture, Organization, and Time

Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenisthty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190663049
eISBN:
9780190663070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190663049.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

Since 2005, the bullying, school violence, and school safety literatures have expanded dramatically in content, disciplines, and empirical studies. However, with this massive expansion of research, ... More

Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

Campania in the Flavian Poetic Imagination

Antony Augoustakis and R. Joy Littlewood (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198807742
eISBN:
9780191845567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807742.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The region of Campania with its fertility and volcanic landscape was greatly influential on the Roman cultural imagination. The Bay of Naples was a centre outside the city of Rome, a place of otium, ... More

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