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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

The Center of the WorldRegional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time

The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time

June Howard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821397
eISBN:
9780191867897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821397.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time is a study of literary regionalism. It focuses on but is not limited to fiction in the United States, also considering the ... More

Chains of PersuasionA Framework for Religion in Democracy

Chains of Persuasion: A Framework for Religion in Democracy

Benjamin R. Hertzberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190883041
eISBN:
9780190883072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883041.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

Democratic citizens around the world appeal to religious arguments, ideals, identities, and institutions in their political activism. And yet predominant theoretical accounts of liberal democracy ... More

Cheiron's WayYouthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

Cheiron's Way: Youthful Education in Homer and Tragedy

Justina Gregory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190857882
eISBN:
9780190857912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190857882.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies the social and ethical formation of selected characters in ancient Greek epic and tragedy. Its point of departure is the claim made by Achilles’ tutor Phoenix, who reminds his ... More

Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Cicero, Greek Learning, and the Making of a Roman Classic

Caroline Bishop

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198829423
eISBN:
9780191867941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829423.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Roman statesman, orator, and author Marcus Tullius Cicero is the embodiment of a classic. His works have been read continuously from antiquity to the present, his style is considered the model ... More

Civil War in Central Europe, 1918-1921The Reconstruction of Poland

Civil War in Central Europe, 1918-1921: The Reconstruction of Poland

Jochen Böhler

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198794486
eISBN:
9780191836008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794486.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Great War had come to an end in Europe in November 1918, but Central Europe did not come to a rest. The demise of the German, Austrian, and Russian Empires had left a geographical void, a theatre ... More

Common Enemies: Crime, Policy, and Politics in Australia-Indonesia Relations

Common Enemies: Crime, Policy, and Politics in Australia-Indonesia Relations

Michael McKenzie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198815754
eISBN:
9780191853432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815754.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Over the last two decades, Australia and Indonesia have built a remarkable partnership in the fight against terrorism and other transnational crimes. Common Enemies: Crime, Policy, and Politics in ... More

Comparative Human Rights Law

Comparative Human Rights Law

Sandra Fredman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780199689408
eISBN:
9780191768293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199689408.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Courts in different jurisdictions face similar human rights questions. Does the death penalty breach human rights? Does freedom of speech include racist speech? Is there a right to health? This book ... More

Complex BattlespacesThe Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Complex Battlespaces: The Law of Armed Conflict and the Dynamics of Modern Warfare

Winston S. Williams and Christopher M. Ford (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190915360
eISBN:
9780190915391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915360.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The conduct of warfare is constantly shaped by forces beyond the battlefield. These forces create complexities in the battlespace for military operations. The ever-changing nature of how and where ... More

Complex InferioritiesThe Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Complex Inferiorities: The Poetics of the Weaker Voice in Latin Literature

Sebastian Matzner and Stephen Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198814061
eISBN:
9780191851711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814061.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This volume investigates an important and widespread strategy in Latin literature which has to date received little sustained discussion: the deliberate assumption of a weaker voice by speakers who ... More

ConsequentialismNew Directions, New Problems

Consequentialism: New Directions, New Problems

Christian Seidel (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190270117
eISBN:
9780190270131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270117.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Consequentialism is a focal point of discussion and a driving force behind developments in moral philosophy. Recently, the debate has shifted in focus and in style: by seeking to consequentialize ... More

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