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Three Apologies for Poetry

in The Twilight of the Avant-Garde: Spanish Poetry 1980-2000

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311833
eISBN:
9781846315947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315947.003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explains the conflictive connection between the modernist/avant-garde tradition and the ‘poetry of experience’ by exploring three contemporary ‘Apologies for Poetry’. It specifically ... More


The Power of Formalism: The New Historicism

Alan Liu

in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486956
eISBN:
9780226486970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486970.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the version of rhetorical exordium the method uses to place its argument in play. Just as Philip Sidney solicits his audience in the Apology for Poetry, so Stephen Greenblatt ... More


Sidney's Technology: A Critique by Technology of Literary History

Alan Liu

in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486956
eISBN:
9780226486970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486970.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter, which examines the project of literary history as a technical practice that is part of the broader poetics of contemporary technē, looks at the difference between the technical ethos of ... More


Restorative Policing and Hate Crime

Mark Austin Walters

in Hate Crime and Restorative Justice: Exploring Causes, Repairing Harms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199684496
eISBN:
9780191783005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684496.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 5 explores the second main source of data, gained from interviews with victims who had participated in restorative disposals that were facilitated by Devon and Cornwall Police Service. The ... More


Responsibility and Blame

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Issues of responsibility and blame are very rarely discussed in public health training, but are seldom forgotten in practice. Blame often follows a crisis, and leaders of health agencies should be ... More


Organizational Leadership

Julian Barling

in The Science of Leadership: Lessons from Research for Organizational Leaders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199757015
eISBN:
9780199372058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757015.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

There is certainly no shortage of theories that set out to explain organizational leadership. Trait theories, behavioral theories, situational theories and cognitive theories dominated research prior ... More


The Mens Rea and Moral Status of Manipulation

Marcia Baron

in Manipulation: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199338207
eISBN:
9780190228446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338207.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores two matters only briefly touched on in earlier work: for purposes of clarity, in her “Manipulativeness,” Baron took a stand on whether manipulation requires intent and whether ... More


The Isis Book: Serious Entertainment

Stefan Tilg

in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses: A Study in Roman Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198706830
eISBN:
9780191778513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706830.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

While Chapter 4 generally suggested the concept of the ‘philosophical novel’ as a container for both serious and comic readings, it remains to be discussed in which way Apuleius would have approached ... More


A Case Study: Apologies

Geoffrey Leech

in The Pragmatics of Politeness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195341386
eISBN:
9780190225933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341386.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter focuses on a particular type of speech event manifesting politeness: the apology. First, the nature of speech-event categories such as apology is investigated. There are rarely ... More


It’s Language, Jim, but Not as We Know It: William Jefferson Clinton

John Wilson

in Talking with the President: The Pragmatics of Presidential Language

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199858804
eISBN:
9780190236618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858804.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explores selected linguistic aspects of the presidency of William J Clinton, giving particular attention the Monica Lewinsky case. The chapter looks in detail at Clinton’s language in ... More


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