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Persuasion

Carlo Michelstaedter

in Persuasion and Rhetoric

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104349
eISBN:
9780300130126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104349.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter aims to illustrate Michelstaedter's key concept of persuasion, by which the author means to translate and amplify the Greek word pithenon, in the sense of complete conviction. The ... More


Naughty Tricks on the Bed

Emma Griffin

in Liberty's Dawn: A People's History of the Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300151800
eISBN:
9780300194814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300151800.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

The economic and social upheaval that accompanied the industrial revolution had a profound impact on marriage customs in Britain. Industrialization made getting married easier than ever before. The ... More


Introduction

William R. Burch Jr., Gary E. Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

in The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This introductory chapter discusses how environmental scientists, managers, and other professionals need to intensify their search for cross-cultural models of resource systems that include the ... More


The Dance of the Seven Veils

Toni Bentley

in Sisters of Salome

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090390
eISBN:
9780300127256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090390.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes the meaning of Salome's dance, arguing that it demonstrates the dual power of a woman to both reveal and conceal. In showing herself, she hides; in covering herself, she ... More


The Queer Linguistic Utopia of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Barry McCrea

in Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The chapter shows how the choice Italian writers have between writing in dialect or standard Italian can illuminate the meanings which the Irish language has acquired in its post-vernacular ... More


The Illusion of Persuasion

Carlo Michelstaedter

in Persuasion and Rhetoric

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104349
eISBN:
9780300130126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104349.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter exhibits the consequences of the claim that the existence of all things lies in striving; that striving is the essence of existence. From this starting point, Michelstaedter implies that ... More


The Cross

Lamed Shapiro

in The Cross and Other Jewish Stories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110692
eISBN:
9780300134698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled The Cross. The plot of this work is about the blind, crazy, force that makes a mockery of man and makes a mere game of his ... More


Green to the Very Door? The Natural Wordsworth

Paul H. Fry

in Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126488
eISBN:
9780300145410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126488.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the language in William Wordsworth's poetry, particularly the factors that would make Wordsworth one of the first modern writers to question the existence of the sensory object ... More


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