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The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

Malcolm Budd

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199259656
eISBN:
9780191597121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259658.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Consists of four self‐contained essays on the aesthetics of nature, which complement one another by exploring the subject from different points of view. The first is concerned with how the idea of ... More


Musical Expressiveness as Hearability‐as‐Expression

Jerrold Levinson

in Contemplating Art: Essays in Aesthetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199206179
eISBN:
9780191709982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206179.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This essay defends the analysis that music is expressive of an emotion or other mental state insofar as it induces one to hear it as the personal or personlike expression of that mental state. ... More


Attention, Ritual, and the Additive Strategy

Peter Kivy

in Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature and Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562800
eISBN:
9780191721298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562800.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter begins with a discussion of what might be called the ‘attitude of rapt attention’ to works of absolute music. It then explores the mystery of absolute music. It considers the views of ... More


The Queer Afterlife of Billy Budd

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter returns to Herman Melville’s Billy Budd, Sailor: An Inside Narrative, acknowledging Eve Sedgwick’s designation of the novella as a foundational text for modern gay male identity. ... More


The Cognitive Theory

Derek Matravers

in Art and Emotion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243167
eISBN:
9780191697227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243167.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

There are two obvious candidates for an account of expressive judgements. Putting these candidates in their roughest and least plausible forms, the arousal theory claims that music is sad if it makes ... More


The Evil Character

Colin McGinn

in Ethics, Evil, and Fiction

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238775
eISBN:
9780191598005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238770.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Evil Character, e.g. Claggart in Melville's Billy Budd, is one who derives pleasure from other people's pain, and pain from their pleasure. The attraction of Sadism is that, by causing pain, one ... More


In Search of Goodness

Ruth W. Grant (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What does a good life look like? How do people become good? Are there multiple, competing possibilities for what counts as a good life, all equally worthy? Or, is there a unified and transcendent ... More


The Afterlife of the Nineteenth-Century Scrapbook: Managing Data and Information

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195390346
eISBN:
9780199979240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter demonstrates how scrapbooks led the way in materializing an understanding that information was detachable, movable, sortable, and not wedded to the context in which it had been ... More


Contagion, Infection, and the Idea of Specific Agents

Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein

in Eras in Epidemiology: The Evolution of Ideas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300666
eISBN:
9780199863754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300666.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the historical development of the notion of transmissible infection. In the late 18th century, developments in the field of infection began to tail off. The great and ... More


Virtual Tradition: On the Internet as a Folk System

Simon J. Bronner

in Explaining Traditions: Folk Behavior in Modern Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134062
eISBN:
9780813135885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134062.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter argues that the Internet has not displaced tradition but instead given rise to digital forms of folklore. A user-oriented folk Web may be said to active, especially among youth, that is ... More


Salvation at Sea: Britten's Billy Budd

Philip Brett

in Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246096
eISBN:
9780520939127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246096.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The association of Britten and E. M. Forster is one of the more interesting in the annals of opera. Britten's opera Albert Herring was dedicated to Forster quite appropriately, for it contains whiffs ... More


Crystal-Queer Economies: Beau travail

Nick Davis

in The Desiring-Image: Gilles Deleuze and Contemporary Queer Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199993161
eISBN:
9780199346387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993161.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Starting from Cinema 2’s contention that money pervades all cinematic images, this chapter examines how Claire Denis’s Beau travail (1999) became visible and marketable as a queer film, and how ... More


AWS and UFOs

Michael Heim

in Virtual Realism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195104264
eISBN:
9780197561690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195104264.003.0012
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Something....-What? —A phenomenon. Something intrusive, something vague but insistent, pushing itself upon us. — Something outside? From afar? Something alien? — Something descending in the night, ... More


“Speak, man!”: Billy Budd in the Crucible of Reconstruction

Michael T. Gilmore

in The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294131
eISBN:
9780226294155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294155.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter provides a speculative reading of Billy Budd in light of the historical currents shaping the culture after the Reconstruction. The interpretation can only be speculative because Herman ... More


“Lines of Stones”: The Unpersonified Impersonal in Melville's Billy Budd

Sharon Cameron

in Impersonality: Seven Essays

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226091310
eISBN:
9780226091334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226091334.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines how character in Herman Melville's novel Billy Budd opens to what lies outside of it—an openness manifested by the fact that character does not seem to be an autonomous or ... More


“Spitting Mad”

James R. Skillen

in This Land is My Land: Rebellion in the West

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197500699
eISBN:
9780197500729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197500699.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The War for the West started during the George H. W. Bush administration and exploded into a more narrowly partisan conflict when President Clinton took office. Tensions were driven by the rise of a ... More


Speaking Melody: Expression is Unvoicing.

Lawrence Kramer

in Expression and Truth: On the Music of Knowledge

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273955
eISBN:
9780520953840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273955.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Music associated with words has the capacity to keep on “speaking” them even when the words are absent. The capacity is well known; this chapter develops its implications, which have remained little ... More


Toward the Bouddha chrétien

John Haydock

in Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954231
eISBN:
9781786944153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954231.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Nearly three decades passed between the stoppage of writing on The Confidence-Man and Melville’s work on Billy Budd, Sailor began in 1885. During that time, particularly after the Civil War, much ... More


The Clue in the Labyrinth

John Haydock

in Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781942954231
eISBN:
9781786944153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954231.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

While Melville was composing Billy Budd, Sailor he was reading, according to witnesses, Balzac’s Séraphita, an important mystical Etude Philosophique introduced to him at least by Hawthorne. In it, ... More


Pictures

Dominic Gregory

in Showing, Sensing, and Seeming: Distinctively Sensory Representations and their Contents

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653737
eISBN:
9780191761294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653737.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter relates the book’s theory of distinctively sensory content to some major themes in recent philosophical work on pictorial representation. It argues that the recent focus in the ... More


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