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Introduction

GARY TAYLOR and JOHN JOWETT

in Shakespeare Reshaped, 1606-1623

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198122562
eISBN:
9780191671470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122562.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

As an author's work may be reshaped either by the author himself or by other people, we realize that the Shakespeare canon has undergone both types of reshaping, and these are not easily ... More


The Style of the Secular City

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the style of the secular city, which springs in part from the societal shape provided by the anonymity and mobility discussed in the previous chapter. Two motifs in particular ... More


Introduction: Profanity and Creativity

Paul E. Willis

in Profane Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163697
eISBN:
9781400865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163697.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter explores how the two youth cultures under discussion — the motor-bike boys, sometimes known as ‘rockers’, and the hippies, sometimes known as ‘heads’ or ‘freaks’ — form a ‘dialectic ... More


Conclusions: Cultural Politics

Paul E. Willis

in Profane Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163697
eISBN:
9781400865147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163697.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter offers some final insights on the dialectic relationships performed by both the motor-bike and hippy cultures, and identifies what constitutes as their cultural politics. Both cultures ... More


THE LANGUAGE OF ABUSE

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Verbal dueling and imaginative vituperation can provide independent pleasure, as illustrated in Cyrano de Bergerac and by Shakespeare's rich exemplars and reflections on the practice of insults. ... More


Obscene Words and their Functions, I

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law: Volume 2: Offense to Others

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195052152
eISBN:
9780199785872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195052153.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Obscene words have the capacity to offend and shock listeners, and in some cases even fill with dread and horror. The class of words that are either obscene, totally disreputable, or naughty enough ... More


In Search of Soul

Alejandro Nava

in In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature, and Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293533
eISBN:
9780520966758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293533.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter follows Virginia Woolf's assessment of soul in Russian fiction, applying it instead to African American and Latin American traditions as its guiding spirits. It operates with an ... More


The Pure and the Pious: Flow, Containment, and Transgression

Anita Hannig

in Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457154
eISBN:
9780226457321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457321.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter details the ways women with fistula manage their affliction on a physical level and in their capacity as pious subjects belonging to the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. It explores the ... More


Why We Reread Jane Austen

Rachel M. Brownstein

in Why Jane Austen?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153911
eISBN:
9780231527248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153911.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Jane Austen as a writer. In a linguistically poorer time, Austen's insistence on care with language is easily misread as school-marmish stress on correctness for its own sake, ... More


Bad Language

Christopher Hilliard

in The Littlehampton Libels: A Miscarriage of Justice and a Mystery about Words in 1920s England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198799658
eISBN:
9780191839849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799658.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter is a complement to chapter five. Where chapter five examined handwriting as a site of the social and the individual, this chapter deals with vocabularies in a similar context. It focuses ... More


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