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Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Lawrence Danson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What were Oscar Wilde's intentions? They had always been suspect, from the time of Poems, when the charge was plagiarism, to his trials, when the charge was sodomy. In Intentions (1891), the book on ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introductory chapter explains the theme of this book, which is about Oscar Wilde's essays on aesthetics contained in his book enentitled Intentions, which was published in London, England in May ... More


Intentions

Lawrence Danson

in Wilde's Intentions: The Artist in his Criticism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198186281
eISBN:
9780191674488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186281.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter analyses the contents and message of Oscar Wilde's Intentions, which it considers an indicator of cultural positions and attitudes. It compares what Wilde and the reviewers said about ... More


Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Sebastian Rosato

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Can great powers be confident that their peers have benign intentions? States that trust each other can live at peace; those that mistrust each other are doomed to compete for arms and allies and may ... More


Directing Intentions

John Perry

in The Philosophy of David Kaplan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367881
eISBN:
9780199867585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367881.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Kaplan finds demonstratives puzzling. He offers only one theory of indexicals; once the right distinctions are made, the facts about the semantics of indexicals are “obvious and incontrovertible.” ... More


Origins: Myth and History

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the origins of the Gathering of Intentions, both historical and mythical. It includes discussions of the authorship of the tantra and the system of transmissions (brgyud pa ... More


The Gathering of Intentions in Early Tibetan Tantra

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at the place of the Gathering of Intentions within the larger development of tantric Buddhism and Nupchen Sangyé Yeshé’s late ninth-century Tibetan commentary, the Armor against ... More


The Spoken Teachings

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at the early Zur tradition, the twelfth-century founding of Katok monastery by Dampa Deshek, and the consolidation of the Spoken Teachings (bka’ ma) canon of the Nyingma School.


The Rise of the Sutra Initiation

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter traces the development of the Sutra Initiation (Mdo dbang) tradition through a series of increasingly elaborate ritual manuals dating from the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries.


Dorjé Drak and the Formation of a New Lineage

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter reveals the political motivations behind the construction of a new lineage for the Sutra Initiation tradition by the seventeenth-century master Dorjé Drak Rikdzin Pema Trinlé. Central to ... More


The Mindröling Tradition

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the rise of the Mindröling tradition, with a particular focus on the ritual systems of the Spoken Teachings and how the brothers, Terdak Lingpa and Lochen Dharmaśrī, worked to ... More


Returns to the Origin

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at the development of the Gathered Great Assembly (Tshogs chen ’dus pa) in eastern Tibet and its role in several twentieth-century attempts to revive and preserve the ritual ... More


The Gentle Art of Making Enemies and of Remaking Aestheticism

Michèle Mendelssohn

in Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623853
eISBN:
9780748651634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623853.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Widely perceived to be an aesthete-for-hire, Oscar Wilde's purpose in the late 1880s and early 1890s was to shed this image and develop his own aesthetic ideals. One of the ways he did this was quite ... More


The School of the Future as well as the Present: Wilde’s Impressions of James in Intentions and The Picture of Dorian Gray

Michèle Mendelssohn

in Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623853
eISBN:
9780748651634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623853.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

From the mid-1880s to the early 1890s, Oscar Wilde transformed himself into a ‘real artist’ and reinvented Aestheticism in the process by developing an artistic method that was strongly informed by ... More


Introduction

Sebastian Rosato

in Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by explaining that the question of whether or not great powers can be confident that their peers have benign intentions is of enormous importance in both the real world and in ... More


Intentions Pessimism

Sebastian Rosato

in Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter outlines a theory called intentions pessimism. It begins by describing the information problems that confront states seeking to divine each other’s intentions. The first problem is that ... More


Against Optimism

Sebastian Rosato

in Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter evaluates intentions optimism, the view that great powers can, under certain conditions, obtain the kind of information that would allow them to estimate the intentions of their peers ... More


The Bismarck Era

Sebastian Rosato

in Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines German-Russian relations during the Bismarck era (1871-90). The bulk of the chapter draws on the primary and secondary historical record to evaluate how key German and Russian ... More


The Great Rapprochement

Sebastian Rosato

in Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Anglo-American relations during the great rapprochement (1895-1906). The bulk of the chapter draws on the primary and secondary historical record to evaluate how key British and ... More


The Early Interwar Period

Sebastian Rosato

in Intentions in Great Power Politics: Uncertainty and the Roots of Conflict

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253023
eISBN:
9780300258684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253023.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines Franco-German and U.S.-Japanese relations in the early interwar period (1919-30). The chapter begins by drawing on the primary and secondary historical record to evaluate how ... More


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