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The Embodied Law

Stefan Larsson

in Conceptions in the Code: How Metaphors Explain Legal Challenges in Digital Times

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190650384
eISBN:
9780190650414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650384.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The chapter uses embodiment and the experiential basis of conceptual metaphor theory, especially the work of Lakoff and Johnson with regard to its relationship to spatialisation, to argue for the ... More


Portrait Stories

Michal Peled Ginsburg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262601
eISBN:
9780823266517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262601.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What makes stories about portraits so gripping and unsettling? Portrait Stories argues that it is the ways they articulate the relation between subjectivity and representation. While in ... More


Reviewing Millions of Books: Charting Cultural and Religious Trends with Google’s Ngram Viewer

Roger Finke and Jennifer M. Mcclure

in Faithful Measures: New Methods in the Measurement of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479875214
eISBN:
9781479897629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875214.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Despite the importance of trend data for understanding key substantive and theoretical questions on American religion, almost no such data exist. This chapter reviews how the Google Ngram Viewer and ... More


Poe’s “Oval Portrait”

Michal Peled Ginsburg

in Portrait Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262601
eISBN:
9780823266517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262601.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter focuses on the tension in Poe’s story between the portrait as a representation of a “mere individual” and the impulse to transcend the particular. It argues, first, that Poe’s rewriting ... More


Portraits of the Male Body: Kleist’s “Der Findling,” Hardy’s “Barbara of the House of Grebe,” and Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

Michal Peled Ginsburg

in Portrait Stories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262601
eISBN:
9780823266517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262601.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The three texts discussed in this chapter feature a full-body representation (portrait or statue) of an idealized male figure that is kept hidden rather than being exhibited and is treated as if it ... More


Theme

Matthew L. Jockers

in Macroanalysis: Digital Methods and Literary History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037528
eISBN:
9780252094767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037528.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter demonstrates how big data and computation can be used to identify and track recurrent themes as the products of external influence. It first considers the limitations of the Google Ngram ... More


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