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 The Cross in the Catholic Reformation and Counter‐Reformation

Richard Viladesau

in The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The theology of the passion in the Catholic Counter‐Reformation is examined in the decress of the Council of Trent and in the Catechism written by Robert Bellarmine. The art of the early ... More


BRAHMS AND THE PROBLEM OF LATE STYLE

Margaret Notley

in Lateness and Brahms: Music and Culture in the Twilight of Viennese Liberalism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195305470
eISBN:
9780199866946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305470.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Acknowledging both the general aging of music that Adorno heard in Brahms and observations that most of his oeuvre sounds “twilit”, this chapter asserts “late style” as nonetheless meaningful. ... More


A Lot of Latin and Less Greek: Pathways to a Thousand-Year-Old Forgery

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter conducts an investigation to look for a late 10th-century writer who had an interest in biography and hagiography, and whose Latin prose showed strong Frankish influences in vocabulary ... More


Introduction

Leofranc Holford-Strevens

in Aulus Gellius: An Antonine Scholar and his Achievement

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199263196
eISBN:
9780191718878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263196.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter sketches the cultural background against which Gellius wrote. The character of the second century is considered, and in particular that of its literature, both Greek and ... More


Kinesthesia and the Development of Moral Sensibilities

Kathryn Linn Geurts

in Culture and the Senses: Bodily Ways of Knowing in an African Community

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234550
eISBN:
9780520936546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234550.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines kinesthesia, which is a sense found in tendons and muscles, mediated by bodily movement, and discusses the way it is not only highly valued in many Anlo-speaking contexts, but ... More


Introduction

Ibrahim Muhawi

in Speak, Bird, Speak Again: Palestinian Arab Folktales

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520062924
eISBN:
9780520908734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520062924.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter begins with an introduction to Palestinian folktales. The Palestinian folktale is a highly developed art form. Its style, though not artificial, follows linguistic and literary ... More


Cruxes in Ulysses: Notes toward an Edition and Annotation

Edmund L. Epstein

in Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035291
eISBN:
9780813038483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035291.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the word pattern and formation of Joyce's Ulyssess. Joyce made much use of speech mannerisms and slang terms, and the likes of these appear constantly on every page of ... More


A Coney Island of the Madrigal: Wert and Marenzio

Susan McClary

in Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234932
eISBN:
9780520929159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234932.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The madrigalists examined thus far—Philippe Verdelot, Jacques Arcadelt, Adrian Willaert, and Cipriano de Rore—differ considerably from one another in their priorities, but share a commitment to ... More


A Microcosm Introduced

Emily Selove

in Hikayat Abi al-Qasim: A Literary Banquet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402316
eISBN:
9781474418782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402316.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter begins by analyzing the introduction of Al-Azdī, the author of the Ḥikāya, and thereby introduces some of the main themes covered in the rest of this volume, namely the tension between ... More


Talking Black: The Color Code

Ellyn Kaschak

in Sight Unseen: Gender and Race Through Blind Eyes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172905
eISBN:
9780231539531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172905.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the “black or white” dichotomy as perceived in blinded and “sighted” worlds. The two main case examples for this chapter, Sonia and Susanne, are coded “white” and “black” ... More


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