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One's True Poetry Emerges in Old Age

in Murmured Conversations: A Treatise on Poetry and Buddhism by the Poet-Monk Shinkei

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804748636
eISBN:
9780804779395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804748636.003.0039
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

According to Shinkei, some skilled poets reject the idea of studying poetry in their old age. He argues that the Way of Poetry is intended to be cultivated by the calm and liberated spirit, and that ... More


Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Ali Yaycioglu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is about the Ottoman Empire in the Age of Revolutions, between 1760 and 1820. Like many polities around the world in this period, the Ottoman Empire experienced a series of institutional ... More


The Blind in French Society from the Middle Ages to the Century of Louis Braille

Zina Weygand

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757683
eISBN:
9780804772389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757683.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The integration of the blind into society has always meant taking on prejudices and inaccurate representations. This anthropological and cultural history introduces us to both real and imaginary ... More


Postscript

Shaul Magid

in Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity, and the Construction of Modern Judaism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791304
eISBN:
9780804793469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791304.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Conclusion returns to the main thesis with an emphasis on viewing Hasidism’s “incarnational thinking” in light of the development of Modern Jewish Thought. I introduce what I call the ... More


Mediterranean Oran

Joshua Schreier

in The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780804799140
eISBN:
9781503602168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799140.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter recounts Oran’s history over the longue durée. It speaks of a city situated on the northern coast of Africa, but also on the southern coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Oran was a creation ... More


Howard Hawks’s Idea of Genre

Eyal Peretz

in The Off-Screen: An Investigation of the Cinematic Frame

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781503600720
eISBN:
9781503601611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503600720.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this chapter the book extends its demonstration that the dimension of the off-screen is the very heart of the medium of film by showing how it can become the lens through which to examine another ... More


Imagining New Legalities: Privacy and Its Possibilities in the 21st Century

Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, and Martha Merrill Umphrey (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804777049
eISBN:
9780804781572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777049.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book reminds us that examining the right to privacy and the public/private distinction is an important way of mapping the forms and limits of power that can legitimately be exercised by ... More


Breadth and Economy1

in On Ethics and History: Essays and Letters of Zhang Xuecheng

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761284
eISBN:
9780804772884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761284.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents the English translation another of Zhang's essays. This one is organized around the distinctive and perennial theme of Confucian scholars: how does one balance breadth of ... More


Rabbis and Revolution: The Jews of Moravia in the Age of Emancipation

Michael Miller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770569
eISBN:
9780804776523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770569.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Habsburg province of Moravia straddled a complicated linguistic, cultural, and national space, where German, Slavic, and Jewish spheres overlapped, intermingled, and sometimes clashed. Situated ... More


The Lessons of History

in The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the reform of business schools in North America during the period from 1945 to 1970. It describes the challenges faced by the advocates of ... More


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