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The Only Wonderful ThingsThe Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis

The Only Wonderful Things: The Creative Partnership of Willa Cather & Edith Lewis

Melissa J. Homestead

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190652876
eISBN:
9780190652906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, Women's Literature

This book tells for the first time the story of the central relationship of novelist Willa Cather’s life, her nearly forty-year partnership with Edith Lewis. Cather has been described as a ... More

Psyche and Soul in AmericaThe Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Robert H. Abzug

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

Rollo May (1909‒1994), internationally known psychologist and popular philosopher, came from modest roots in the small town Protestant Midwest intending to do “religious work” but eventually became a ... More

Mutating GoddessesBengal's Laukika Hinduism and Gender Rights

Mutating Goddesses: Bengal's Laukika Hinduism and Gender Rights

Saswati Sengupta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190124106
eISBN:
9780190993269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

It is an enduring contradiction that Hindus revere their goddesses but their society is dominated by Brahmanical patriarchy. Although we assume that the worship of goddesses implies the celebration ... More

Indian Migrant OrganizationsEngagement in Education and Healthcare

Indian Migrant Organizations: Engagement in Education and Healthcare

Md Mizanur Rahman and Rakesh Ranjan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190121341
eISBN:
9780190990244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121341.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Indian diaspora is increasingly engaging with the homeland by forming a range of migrant organizations—organizations constituting a growing sector of non-State actors who engage with the host ... More

The Making of the American Creative ClassNew York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism

Shannan Clark

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199731626
eISBN:
9780190941451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199731626.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

During most of the twentieth century, the production of America’s consumer culture was centralized in New York to an extent unparalleled in the history of the modern United States. Within a few ... More

The RohingyaAn Ethnography of 'Subhuman' Life

The Rohingya: An Ethnography of 'Subhuman' Life

Nasir Uddin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199489350
eISBN:
9780199099849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489350.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The Rohingyas are one of the most persecuted ethnic minorities in the world. They used to live in the Arakan/Rakhine State of Burma/Myanmar for centuries, though it is a predominantly Buddhist ... More

The Invention of Martial ArtsPopular Culture Between Asia and America

The Invention of Martial Arts: Popular Culture Between Asia and America

Paul Bowman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197540336
eISBN:
9780197540374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197540336.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

The Invention of Martial Arts examines the media history of what we now call ‘martial arts’ and argues that martial arts is a cultural construction that was born in film, TV, and other media. It ... More

Syncretism and Christian TraditionRace and Revelation in the Study of Religious Mixture

Syncretism and Christian Tradition: Race and Revelation in the Study of Religious Mixture

Ross Kane

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197532195
eISBN:
9780197532225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532195.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Studying the history of syncretism’s use indicates wider interpretative problems in religious studies and theology regarding race and revelation. It also indicates the importance of seeing ... More

The Etherized WifePrivilege and Power in Sex Therapy Discourse

The Etherized Wife: Privilege and Power in Sex Therapy Discourse

Leslie Margolin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190061203
eISBN:
9780190061234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061203.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The Etherized Wife provides a comprehensive examination of the evolution of sex therapy through the prism of gender. The book makes the argument that in sex therapy, like other domains of life in ... More

Great Oboists on Music and Musicianship

Great Oboists on Music and Musicianship

Michele L. Fiala and Martin Schuring

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190915094
eISBN:
9780190915131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915094.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This volume contains interviews with twenty-six of the most prominent oboists from around the world. The chapters are in prose format and highlight different aspects of each musician’s career, ... More

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