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Hooker's Reputation: A Conclusion

Michael Brydon

in The Evolving Reputation of Richard Hooker: An Examination of Responses, 1600-1714

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199204816
eISBN:
9780191709500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204816.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the debates of the Anglican church, Hooker continues to be appealed to by a remarkable spectrum of churchmanship regarding the central question of where the heart of their faith lies. Such ... More


Recht as een Palmen-Bohm and Other Facets of Gellius' Medieval and Humanistic Reception

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in The Worlds of Aulus Gellius

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199264827
eISBN:
9780191718403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264827.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter begins by tracing the separate transmission of Gellius' chapter on the ability of palm-wood, reinterpreted as the palm-tree to resist pressure, which proved congenial to Christians for ... More


Jesuit Phantasia

Trent Pomplun

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins in 1715 as Ippolito Desideri and his traveling companion Manoel Freyre make their way across the great deserts of Western Tibet in the company of a mixed Mongol‐Tibetan caravan. ... More


The Man Who Asked for Onions

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Von Sternberg asked for some onions when he visited the famous Emerald Room of the Australia Hotel, the most prestigious hotel in Sydney, if not the most modern. He boasted to his friends that when ... More


Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Richard Higgins and Robert D. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau and the Language of Trees is the first in-depth study of Thoreau’s passionate engagement with trees and his writing about them. It explores his keen eye for trees as a naturalist, his ... More


In This Good Time: Cardenio and the Temporal Character of Shakespearean Drama

Matthew Wagner

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers Cardenio from a time-centred perspective; it examines the 2009 performance script of The History of Cardenio, Gary Taylor’s ‘creative reconstruction’ of the lost ... More


Shakespeare: King Lear

Paul Hammond

in The Strangeness of Tragedy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199572601
eISBN:
9780191702099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572601.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In King Lear, characters exist in an uncertain, displaced, relationship to language. The play is built from commonplaces, proverbs, and rhetorical formulae, and from quotations of fable and song, as ... More


Nature's Art

Howard Marchitello

in The Machine in the Text: Science and Literature in the Age of Shakespeare and Galileo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199608058
eISBN:
9780191729492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of The Winter's Tale in which we see Shakespeare negotiating the art–nature contest in two complexly related moments. The first is Polixenes' declaration that ... More


Neo-Classicism

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

One can find the traces of Portuguese colonialism all over Macao. Some of these are found in Christian emblems and signs, which Chinese influences have been made to resignify. This chapter discusses ... More


Caduceus

Laurence A. Rickels

in I Think I Am: Philip K. Dick

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666652
eISBN:
9781452946566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666652.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter is about science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s novel Dr. Futurity, which entitles the medical profession to raise the healing snake emblem above all other totems in an alternate future ... More


Emotional and conversational nonverbal signals

Paul Ekman

in Gesture, Speech, and Sign

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524519
eISBN:
9780191689215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524519.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter revises and expands formulations which distinguish among a number of different types of body movements and facial expressions. Some of the terminology and most of the conceptual ... More


Can Cinema be Thought?

Alex Ling

in Badiou and Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641130
eISBN:
9780748652631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641130.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents a detailed critique of Alain Badiou's philosophical writings on cinema. It focuses on the ‘False Movements of Cinema’ chapter of his Handbook of Inaesthetics, his essay ... More


My Emblem, The Pine

Richard Higgins and Richard Higgins

in Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau felt a deep affinity for Pinus strobus, Eastern white pine, the tallest tree east of the Rockies. He called it the emblem of his life. He loved its erect posture, how its whorled branches ... More


Tartan Comics and Comic Tartanry

Margaret Munro

in From Tartan to Tartanry: Scottish Culture, History and Myth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638772
eISBN:
9780748653539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638772.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers ways in which the use of tartan in performance, often in the form of the kilt, in the last fifty years has been recognised by audiences both nationally and internationally as a ... More


At the Feet of Rhetorica

Debra Hawhee

in Rhetoric in Tooth and Claw: Animals, Language, Sensation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226398174
eISBN:
9780226398204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398204.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The conclusion dips into early modern emblems with a special focus on one early seventeenth-century portrayal of Rhetorica in which she holds a three-headed beast with a cord or leash. The beast has ... More


Hollow Men: Writing, Objects, and Public Image in Renaissance Italy

Susan Gaylard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251742
eISBN:
9780823252855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251742.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Hollow Men analyzes texts and art objects from the late 14th to the late 16th centuries to show that Renaissance theories of emulating classical heroes generated a deep skepticism about ... More


Police Emblem and Flag

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This short chapter deals with the contentious issue of symbolism, in relation to the creation of a new emblem and flag for the PSNI. The Commission’s judgement that the new beginning could not be ... More


Spenser’s Phaedran <i>Calender</i>

Kenneth Borris

in Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807070
eISBN:
9780191844843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807070.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Focusing on Spenser’s Shepheardes Calender, this chapter newly shows that one of the texts most marginal in previous readings, Plato’s Phaedrus, is one of the Calender’s foundational references. ... More


Lives of Service

Melvyn Hammarberg

in The Mormon Quest for Glory: The Religious World of the Latter-Day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737628
eISBN:
9780199332472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737628.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The organizational structure of the Church is a strict hierarchy beginning with infants and children at the bottom and forming the pinnacle of power and authority in the First Presidency at the top. ... More


Studying Maya Cities

Brett A. Houk, Marilyn A. Masson, Michael E. Smith, and John W. Janusek

in Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060637
eISBN:
9780813050973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060637.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter begins by describing the analytical approach applied to the cities in the book–the built environment and site planning–and then considers what Maya cities are in the grand scheme of ... More


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