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Biblical Mourning: Ritual and Social Dimensions

Saul M. Olyan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199264865
eISBN:
9780191698996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book offers an analysis of the ritual dimensions of biblical mourning rites. It also seeks to illuminate mourning's social dimensions through engagement with anthropological discussion of ... More


Preface to Folksong—Plainsong

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0062
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Father George Chambers' masterly treatise ought really to be unnecessary. Hubert Parry, in his Evolution of the Art of Music, has proved conclusively that music obeys the laws of heredity, and that a ... More


Sir Hubert Parry

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0066
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter pays tribute to the memory of Sir Hubert Parry. It was because he was a great man that Parry was a great teacher and a great composer. Parry taught music as a part of life. There was no ... More


Elgar Today

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0076
Subject:
Music, History, Western

An early performance of the [Enigma] Variations was quite new without being eccentric, universal and yet absolutely personal, and something that could only emanate from this country. This chapter ... More


Introduction: The Right Comparison

A. P. David

in The Dance of the Muses: Choral Theory and Ancient Greek Poetics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199292400
eISBN:
9780191711855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292400.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter prepares the way for new theories of epic and lyric poetics, particularly Homeric poetics, based on the notion of choreia (χορεία), by pointing out the comparatist ... More


“Victory through Harmony”

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Departing from the Music While You Work slogan, “Victory through Harmony,” this chapter complicates the popular myth that the British people worked harmoniously toward the common goal of victory ... More


Religion and Literary Work

Paul J. Griffiths

in Religious Reading: The Place of Reading in the Practice of Religion

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195125771
eISBN:
9780199853335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125771.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter begins with a discussion of how works may be composed, displayed, stored, and redisplayed without the use of writing, and without literacy in the narrow sense. It then considers debates ... More


Support Theories

Jonathan Bennett

in A Philosophical Guide to Conditionals

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199258871
eISBN:
9780191597046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258872.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Detailed exposition and evaluation of Goodman's approach to subjunctive conditionals. The cotenability problem is shown to be an amalgam of two problems: about causal contraposition and about logical ... More


Homer after Parry: Tradition, Reception, and the Timeless text

Johannes Haubold

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers Milman Parry's contribution to Homeric scholarship and uses this to investigate shifts in conceptions of epic and its place in the Western literary tradition in the 20th ... More


Homer among the Irish: Yeats, Synge, Thomson

Richard Martin

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In the 20th century, Ireland was an important site for the reception of Homer, largely through one work — James Joyce's Ulysses. This chapter tells an alternative story about Homer among the Irish by ... More


Homer in Albania: Oral Epic and the Geography of Literature

Barbara Graziosi

in Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199298266
eISBN:
9780191711602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298266.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the Albanian novelist Ismail Kadare's engagement with the work of the Homerist and folklorist Albert Lord. This discussion is prefaced by a review of cross-disciplinary shifts ... More


The Teaching of Parry and Stanford

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0073
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the teachings of Hubert Parry, as well as those of Charles Villiers Stanford. Parry's life of Richard Wagner, published in the early eighties in his Studies of Great Composers, ... More


Joseph of Arimathea: A Study in Reception History

William John Lyons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199695911
eISBN:
9780191773754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695911.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion and Literature

This book examines the extensive and convoluted afterlives of a minor biblical character who nevertheless plays a major role in three pivotal scenes in the passion of Jesus Christ as presented by the ... More


William E. Parry Has Beginner’s Luck, 1819, 1821, 1824

Roger M. McCoy

in On the Edge: Mapping North America's Coasts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199744046
eISBN:
9780190254407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744046.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on William Edward Parry's voyages of exploration in 1819, 1821, and 1824. Parry's objective in his first expedition was to discover the Northwest Passage, find the north coast of ... More


Moments of Aging: Revising Mother Nature in Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway

Katherine Sedon

in Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533900
eISBN:
9781781382202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533900.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that in Mrs. Dalloway (1925) Woolf revises the Mother Nature archetype of the youthful, fertile woman to better fit her perceptions and experiences of aging. Through the novel's ... More


The Fissure King: Terry Gilliam’s Psychotic Fantasy Worlds

Jacqueline Furby

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Terry Gilliam's The Fisher King (1991), and its “central concern with fantasy storytelling and the mental condition of psychosis”, to explore Gilliam's construction of narrative ... More


Old Testament Narrative Ethics: Current Scene and a Proposal

S. Min Chun

in Ethics and Biblical Narrative: A Literary and Discourse-Analytical Approach to the Story of Josiah

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199688968
eISBN:
9780191768071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688968.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 3 sets out the approach that this book proposes. It critically appraises the works of Birch, Janzen, Wenham, Parry, Gorospe, and Barton that treat narrative as the main material for Old ... More


Henry Liddon and the Bonn Conferences

Mark D. Chapman

in The Fantasy of Reunion: Anglicans, Catholics, and Ecumenism, 1833-1882

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688067
eISBN:
9780191767432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688067.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In the early 1870s, pan-European nationalism blended with the long-term anti-Papalism of the Church of England to create a window of opportunity to allow it to capitalize on the new situation in the ... More


Homeric Epic and its Reception: Interpretive Essays

Seth L. Schein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199589418
eISBN:
9780191808456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589418.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book consists of twelve chapters written over the past forty-five years. Nine are revised and in some cases expanded versions of previously published papers. Chapters 7, 9, and 11 are new. The ... More


Part Song in Nineteenth-Century Germany and England

Chester L. Alwes

in A History of Western Choral Music, Volume 2

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199376995
eISBN:
9780199377022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376995.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In many ways, the small, usually unaccompanied choral songs composed by such Austro-Germanic composers as Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Reger, Cornelius, Bruckner, and Rheinberger all grew ... More


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