Proceedings of the British Academy: 2007 Lectures (Proceedings of the British Academy v. 154)
By: Prof. Ron Johnston (author)Hardback
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Volume 154 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains 17 Lectures delivered at the British Academy in 2007. From commemoration of the American Civil War, to an examination of our capacity as human beings to live in the world of imagination, and the opportunities and challenges which face cultural institutions in Britain today.
Celtic Origins, the Western and the Eastern Celts ; Anthropology is not Ethnography ; Hamlet's Two Fathers ; Byzantium and the Limits of Orthodoxy ; Palace or Power Station? Museums Today ; Architectural Politics in Renaissance Venice ; Visions of European Unity since 1945 ; Artists and Craftsmen in the Late Bronze Age of China (Eighth-Third Centuries BC): Art in Transition ; Reconstructing the National Body: Masculinity, Disability and Race in the American Civil War ; Mind the Gap or Why Humans aren't just Great Apes ; 'We keep the bread and wine for show': Consistent Irony and Reluctant Faith in the Poetry of Dannie Abse ; 'But I, that knew what harboured in that hed': Thomas Wyatt and his Posthumous 'Interpreters' ; Classical Music and the Subject of Modernity ; A Minority Opinion? ; Seventeenth Century Draining of the Fens and the Impact on Navigation ; Theopoesis: The Contest of Priest and Poet
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