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Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art

Peter Lamarque

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577460
eISBN:
9780191722998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577460.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book explores certain fundamental metaphysical aspects of works of art, giving focus to a distinction between works and the materials that underlie or constitute them. This constitutive material ... More


Some Recent Issues in the Study of the History of Israel

LESTER L. GRABBE

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A lot of people write on the history of ancient Israel, from biblical scholars to archaeologists and social scientists. However, most such writers are not historians and often do not understand what ... More


Distinctness and Indiscernibility in the Allographic Arts

Peter Lamarque

in Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577460
eISBN:
9780191722998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577460.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Nelson Goodman defines allographic arts, such as music and literature, as arts that are not forgeable by producing a notationally identical copy (so-called ‘referential forgery’). Autographic arts, ... More


‘The Portrait of Mr W. H.’

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyses Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Mr. W.H., a fiction about the putatively real biographical basis of William Shakespeare's sonnets. It suggests that this essay is elusive in its ... More


The Historia Augusta

Alan Cameron

in The Last Pagans of Rome

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747276
eISBN:
9780199866212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747276.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter discusses the Historia Augusta (HA), a corpus of imperial biographies from Hadrian to Carinus (117–285) that purports to be the work of six different writers, all otherwise wholly ... More


The Inscription

Stephen G. Miller

in The Berkeley Plato: From Neglected Relic to Ancient Treasure, An Archaeological Detective Story

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258334
eISBN:
9780520943599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258334.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines the authenticity of the inscription, which has been described as a modern addition to an ancient herm shaft. It is in eight lines, divided into three distinct units. The first ... More


Imitating Style

Peter Lamarque

in Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577460
eISBN:
9780191722998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577460.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter offers and contrasts two definitions of style: a feature-based definition, according to which style is determined by intrinsic properties; and an act-based definition, where style is ... More


Law's Writings and His Critics

Antoin E. Murphy

in John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286493
eISBN:
9780191596674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828649X.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Discusses problems associated with using the Harsin edition of Law's Oeuvres, Earl Hamilton's research on John Law, and the book that was never published.


Allusive Jonson, I: Coleridge

Tom Lockwood

in Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter is the first of two that take Samuel Taylor Coleridge (and later his family and relatives) as case studies for the understanding of Romantic allusion to Jonson. It starts with a ... More


Managing Performance: State, Spectacle, Spectators

David Francis Taylor

in Theatres of Opposition: Empire, Revolution, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642847
eISBN:
9780191738869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642847.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 18th-century Literature

This chapter focuses on the 1790s, the period of Sheridan’s support for the French Revolution and increasingly vocal criticisms of the government’s curtailment of civil liberties, and considers the ... More


The System Challenged: The Interdict of 1606–7

Filippo De Vivo

in Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In 1606, pope Paul V placed the Republic of Venice under an ecclesiastic interdict. The ensuing conflict with the Roman papacy unsettled the normal balance of the information system. By analysing the ... More


‘Whether one did Contrive, the Other Write,/Or one Fram’d the Plot, the Other did Indite’: Fletcher and Theobald as Collaborative Writers

Tiffany Stern

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/9780199641819.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter raises questions about Shakespeare and his two ‘collaborators’ on Cardenio/Double Falsehood, Fletcher and Theobald. It looks first at early modern habits of collaborative writing, ... More


Can Double Falsehood Be Merely a Forgery by Lewis Theobald?

Richard Proudfoot

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/9780199641819.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter rejects the allegation, current since 1728, that Double Falsehood is Theobald’s original composition, masquerading as Shakespeare. Connection with the plays written by Shakespeare and ... More


The Discovery of Inscriptions and the Legitimation of New Cults

Aude Busine

in Historical and Religious Memory in the Ancient World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199572069
eISBN:
9780191738739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572069.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the discovery of allegedly ‘old’ inscriptions in pagan and Christian antiquity. The forgeries were supposed to be antique and sacred, and aimed at legitimising new cults. ... More


Resurrecting the Brother of Jesus: The James Ossuary Controversy and the Quest for Religious Relics

Ryan Byrne and Bernadette McNary-Zak (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832981
eISBN:
9781469604787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895498_byrne
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In 2002 a burial box of skeletal remains purchased anonymously from the black market was identified as the ossuary of James, the brother of Jesus. Transformed by the media into a religious and ... More


Hungarian Reconstruction and the Austrian Model

Gábor Bátonyi

in Britain and Central Europe 1918–1933

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207481
eISBN:
9780191677687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207481.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In early 1922, the reconstruction of Austria was given priority over the rehabilitation of Hungary by the Foreign Office. Yet, British government ... More


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Scarlett Baron

in ‘Strandentwining Cable’: Joyce, Flaubert, and Intertextuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693788
eISBN:
9780191732157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693788.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Chapter 3 examines Flaubertian intertextuality in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. It considers references to Flaubert’s letters in the novel (with a particular focus on Stephen’s borrowed ... More


The Bank Always Loses

James Steven Rogers

in The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199856220
eISBN:
9780199919574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856220.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Lawyers commonly assume that the bank always wins disputes over unauthorized check transactions. That assumption is backwards. The baseline rule is that banks, as the providers of the check payment ... More


Are Checks Ever Transferred?

James Steven Rogers

in The End of Negotiable Instruments: Bringing Payment Systems Law Out of the Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199856220
eISBN:
9780199919574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856220.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Law texts routinely present hypotheticals in which a check drawn by one person payable to another is indorsed and transferred by the payee to some other person. In fact, checks are hardly ever ... More


Testamentary Formalities in England and Wales

Roger Kerridge

in Comparative Succession Law: Volume I: Testamentary Formalities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696802
eISBN:
9780191732065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696802.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Most of those who die in England and Wales, owning property of value, die testate. Wills of movables were permitted in England in the Middle Ages, and wills of freehold land have been permitted since ... More


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