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Discourse Theory and Political Analysis

David Howarth

in Research Strategies in the Social Sciences: A Guide to New Approaches

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292371
eISBN:
9780191600159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292376.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

An overview of contributions to the development of discourse theoretical approaches in social science from the work of Althusser, Lacan, Derrida, Foucault, Laclau, and Mouffe. Particular attention is ... More


The Turn of the Voice

Judith A. Peraino

in Giving Voice to Love: Song and Self-Expression from the Troubadours to Guillaume de Machaut

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199757244
eISBN:
9780199918904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757244.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter applies the concept of “the turn” in Louis Althusser’s theory of subject formation through interpellation by language to the musical turning points in medieval love lyrics that are ... More


Interlude: Rival Humanisms

David E. Cooper

in The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility, and Mystery

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199235988
eISBN:
9780191696688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235988.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter defends the author's way of understanding humanism in terms of the ‘human world’ thesis against rival ways, most especially that of Foucault's. Firstly, it tries to disprove the view of ... More


Introduction

Philip J. Kain

in Marx and Ethics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239321
eISBN:
9780191679896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239321.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book discusses the views of Karl Marx regarding ethics and the shifts and development in those views, with the goal of resolving one of the major recent debates over the nature of the ethical ... More


Introduction: Historicism and the Cultural Present in Shakespeare Studies: Subjectivity in Early and Late Modernity

Hugh Grady

in Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and Montaigne: Power and Subjectivity from Richard II to Hamlet

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257607
eISBN:
9780191717796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257607.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This introductory chapter begins with an analysis of how historicist approaches to Shakespeare have come to dominate the field, obscuring the ‘presentist’ qualities of contemporary historicism. But a ... More


Shock and Awe

Bonnie Mann

in Sovereign Masculinity: Gender Lessons from the War on Terror

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981649
eISBN:
9780199355020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981649.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this chapter the world-historic transfer of public monies into private hands that occurred during the War on Terror is discussed in relation to sovereign masculinity. Naomi Klein’s view of ... More


Conclusion: History after the Holocaust

Seamus O’Malley

in Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199364237
eISBN:
9780199364251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199364237.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

The chapter begins with some final remarks on Rebecca West’s Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, situating her text in relation to postwar reflections on the Holocaust. It then summarizes the development of ... More


“Reading” Methods

Cathy Benedict

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Using Louis Althusser’s question, “What is it to read?” this chapter suggests that through multiple re-engagements with a text, readers can find “new-born the experience of a reading.” For Althusser, ... More


Forster’s Queer Invitation

Benjamin Bateman

in The Modernist Art of Queer Survival

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190676537
eISBN:
9780190676568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676537.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter probes E. M. Forster’s novel Howards End and its suggestion of a “queer invitation” through which queerness circulates, finds a future, and becomes a name for hospitality waged in the ... More


Introduction: Setting the Stain

J. Reid Miller

in Stain Removal: Ethics and Race

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190280970
eISBN:
9780190280994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280970.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

At issue is whether an ethics of race is possible insofar as race is not an object that precedes evaluation but is itself evaluative. Ethics and race are commonly understood thereby to have the same ... More


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