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Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts

Barry Allen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231172721
eISBN:
9780231539340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172721.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The first book to focus on the intersection of Western philosophy and the Asian martial arts, Striking Beauty studies the historical and philosophical traditions of Asian martial arts practice and ... More


The Divine Office at Saint‐Martial in the Early Eleventh Century: Paris, BNF lat. 1085

James Grier

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Paris, BN lat. 1085 represents a systematic attempt to record the texts of the Divine office as celebrated at St.-Martial (Limoges) in the early 11th century. It was, therefore, compiled before the ... More


“I’m Michael Jackson, You Tito”: Kung-Fu Fighters and Hip-Hop Buddies in Martial Arts Buddy Films

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter argues that the rise of martial arts genre has wide appeal for racialized communities and young audiences because it is the genre of the underdog. The martial arts film had its ... More


Introduction

Llewelyn Morgan

in Musa Pedestris: Metre and Meaning in Roman Verse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199554188
eISBN:
9780191594991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554188.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the nature of metrical form, and explaining the various ways in which metre can contribute to the meaning of poetry, before presenting the main focus of ... More


Eschatology, Millenarian Apocalypticism, and the Liturgical Anti-Judaism of the Medieval Prophet Plays

Regula Meyer Evitt

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Identifying the influence of apocalyptic thinking on medieval liturgical drama is textually complex. As C. Clifford Flanigan has observed, there are few explicit references to the biblical Apocalypse ... More


Greek Epigram in the Roman Empire: Martial's Forgotten Rivals

Gideon Nisbet

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199263370
eISBN:
9780191718366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263370.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

As the riches of the Greek Anthology indicate, classical and late antique epigram was predominantly written and read (and probably also performed) by Greeks, but modern ideas about the genre have ... More


Paelignus, puto, dixerat poeta (Mart. 2. 41. 2): Martial’s Intertextual Dialogue with Ovid’s Erotodidactic Poems

Markus Janka

in The Art of Love: Bimillennial Essays on Ovid's Ars Amatoria and Remedia Amoris

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199277773
eISBN:
9780191708138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277773.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues for creative intertextual dialogue between Martial and Ovid's erotodidactic poems, whereby Martial can be seen to test the strengths and weaknesses of Ovid's advice when the ... More


Martial: The World of the Epigram

William Fitzgerald

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226252537
eISBN:
9780226252568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252568.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this age of the sound bite, what sort of author could be more relevant than a master of the epigram? Martial, the most influential epigrammatist of classical antiquity, was just such a virtuoso of ... More


Black-Sea Latin, Du Bellay, and the Barbarian Turn: Tristia, Regrets, Translations

Stephen Hinds

in Two Thousand Years of Solitude: Exile After Ovid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199603848
eISBN:
9780191731587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603848.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter explores the nexus between exile, alienation, and a professed loss of linguistic identity or capacity. It focuses on Joachim Du Bellay, whose Regrets is overtly modelled in set-up on ... More


Conclusion

in Martial: The World of the Epigram

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226252537
eISBN:
9780226252568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252568.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Martial's epigram books might appeal to our postmodern sensibilities for their non-organic form; the ideal of organicism, as Richard Terdiman puts it, “registered the necessity, first, of ... More


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