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The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151657
eISBN:
9780199849253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151657.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Spanning twenty-four centuries, this anthology collects over thirty selections of important Western writing about melancholy and its related conditions by philosophers, doctors, religious and ... More


Victims or villains? Open verdicts in Crime na Calle Relator

Sara Brandellero

in On a Knife-Edge: The Poetry of João Cabral de Melo Neto

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589524
eISBN:
9780191595462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589524.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter studies João Cabral's collection Crime na Calle Relator (1987), giving particular attention to the poet's treatment of crime narratives and his use of anecdotal material. It gives ... More


Development Success: Historical Accounts from More Advanced Countries

Augustin K. Fosu (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660704
eISBN:
9780191748943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660704.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Economic History

In the development literature, some countries are cited more often than others as examples of development success. These countries are understood to have policies and institutions in place that could ... More


Appropriation and Resistance

James V. Wertsch

in Mind as Action

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195117530
eISBN:
9780199846917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195117530.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter looks at a set of metaphors mainly in connection with written and spoken texts. This means that when considering the issue of whether one is operating in one's own or another's space, ... More


Non‐finite Forms, Periphrases, and Autonomous Morphology in Latin and Romance 1

Nigel Vincent

in Morphological Autonomy: Perspectives From Romance Inflectional Morphology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589982
eISBN:
9780191728884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589982.003.0020
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter considers the place of ‘pure’ morphology in the analysis of periphrastic members of paradigms, making particular reference to the Latin participles in ‐urus, ‐tus, and ‐ns and their ... More


Introduction and historical background

Joel Bernstein

in Polymorphism in Molecular Crystals

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199236565
eISBN:
9780191707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236565.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

This chapter provides a general introduction to the topic. It provides definitions of terms used by practitioners (e.g., polymorphism, solvates, hydrates, pseudopolymorphism) and conventions for ... More


The History of the Future: Spenser’s The Faerie Queene and the Directions of Time

J. K. Barret

in Untold Futures: Time and Literary Culture in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702365
eISBN:
9781501705878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702365.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents a reading of Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene. It argues that Spenser’s poetry unsettles the credibility of both historical account and consequence, serving as a hinge between ... More


A history of cognitive rehabilitation

George P. Prigatano

in The Effectiveness of Rehabilitation for Cognitive Deficits

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526544
eISBN:
9780191689420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526544.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter provides a brief history of cognitive rehabilitation. It reviews how brain injuries sustained in war have provided great stimulus ... More


Narrativist History in the Poststructuralist Mode

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0015
Subject:
History, Historiography

For one group of scholars, poststructuralist postmodernism's influence on history came in the context of a long-standing debate: the one about the role of the narrative in history. The key issue in ... More


The Metanarrative Controversy

in On the Future of History: The Postmodernist Challenge and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226072791
eISBN:
9780226072814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072814.003.0017
Subject:
History, Historiography

Since the 1980s, the term metanarrative has replaced the formerly used phrase philosophy of history. The prefix meta (Greek for beyond) indicated a narrative that overarched other narratives. Like a ... More


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