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Male and Female: Diachronic Exchanges

Raphael A. Cadenhead

in Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa's Ascetical Theology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297968
eISBN:
9780520970106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297968.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 8 highlights a new development in Gregory’s thinking: his immersion in the Song of Songs, with its descriptions of the virgin bride longing for her bridegroom, which allows him to view the ... More


Libidinous Theology

Susan Mcclary

in Desire and Pleasure in Seventeenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520247345
eISBN:
9780520952065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247345.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Strange, perhaps, to our present sensibilities, the Counter-Reformation church nurtured the development of music and visual art that invoked erotic experiences of Divine Love. In their sacred music, ... More


Singing the Sacred Body: Essay on

Philip V. Bohlman

in Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

With his three-chapter book, Lieder der Liebe (Songs of Love), Herder not only contributed to the long tradition of translating the biblical Song of Songs (Hebrew, Shir ha-shirim), but published ... More


Prologue: Again, Herder

Johann Gottfried Herder and Philip V. Bohlman

in Song Loves the Masses: Herder on Music and Nationalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520234949
eISBN:
9780520966444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234949.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Over the course of more than two centuries modern readers have returned to Johann Gottfried Herder’s writings because of the wide-ranging influence on the many areas of thought that are foundational ... More


The Distinctive Art of Chinese Fiction

Paul S. Ropp

in Heritage of China: Contemporary Perspectives on Chinese Civilization

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064409
eISBN:
9780520908932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064409.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents a discussion on Chinese poetry. The Chinese had a rich vocabulary for writing poetry. Chinese poetry became a way to create community, both speaking to others in the present and ... More


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