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Conclusion: A Dirty Word

in The Rhetoric of Error from Locke to Kleist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770170
eISBN:
9780804775090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770170.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Regulation of error's ambiguity is tied to narratives of risk and promise, including a reliable history of language and thought, a coherent model of subject-formation, and a rigorous critical ... More


Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Kenneth Stow

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This is not a study of “anti-Semitism” or “anti-Judaism.” Instead, this book argues that to anchor claims of supersession, Catholics have viewed Jews as metaphoric—and sometimes not so ... More


Purity and Its Discontents

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In 1 Cor. 10:1–20), St. Paul was fearful of compromising the body of Christ. This fear is rooted in the admonitions of Ezekiel (44:7), who declared that only the pure might partake of the bread of ... More


Denouement

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

By the sixteenth century, the Jews had revised their perception of Christians. The Catholic Church had to permanently keep Judaism apart from the living Jews, and this it did by expanding ... More


Liberating the Child-Heart

Dafna Zur

in Figuring Korean Futures: Children's Literature in Modern Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601680
eISBN:
9781503603110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601680.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter turns to children’s literature at its most significant watershed moment: the liberation of Korea from its thirty-five-year colonization. In the five years between 1945 and the Korean War ... More


The Mushroom Crisis

Jonathan Schlesinger

in A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799966
eISBN:
9781503600683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799966.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

As the pearl crisis raged, a rush for wild steppe mushroom moved to the center of the imperial agenda in Mongolia. Unheralded and forgotten, steppe mushrooms were big business in the Qing; by the ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Schlesinger

in A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799966
eISBN:
9781503600683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799966.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

The resulting analysis of these dynamics provides a framework for rethinking the global invention of nature. We cannot understand the invention of “pure” nature, both within and beyond the China, ... More


The Path to the Convent

in Brides of Christ: Conventual Life in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752831
eISBN:
9780804787512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752831.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the process of becoming a nun in colonial Mexico. It discusses the social and economic milieu in which female convents developed and suggests that the requirements of purity of ... More


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