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“In the Narrow Between”: Amichai’s Poetic System

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Simplicity and accessibility are for Amichai serious ethical principles, guidelines for a poetic effect that are part of the fabric of everyday life, not just the mark of “a playful poet” writing ... More


Double Agency: Amichai and the Problematics of Generational Literary Historiography

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Amichai extols the poet's freedom to oscillate between generational trends and poetic styles, while cherishing his outsider role and calling into question the underlying assumptions behind the ... More


Irreconcilable Differences

Allison Dorothy Fredette

in Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179155
eISBN:
9780813179162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179155.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter explores the devastating experience of the Civil War in the border South. The chapter opens with the secession crisis, which gave western Virginians their long-awaited opportunity to ... More


The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico: Revisited

Amílcar Antonio Barreto

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401131
eISBN:
9781683401414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Should Spanish be Puerto Rico’s sole official language, or should English be a co-official language? Answers to this question are inseparable from matters of cultural pride, nationalism, and ... More


National Character

Paul Gilbert

in Cultural Identity and Political Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623877
eISBN:
9780748671991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623877.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter investigates the idea of national character deriving from Herder. This, it contends, is the now discredited forerunner of the notion of cultural identity but plays a similar role in ... More


The United States Sees Language

Rosina Lozano

in An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297067
eISBN:
9780520969582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297067.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1902, U.S. Senator Albert Beveridge led four senators from the senate committee on the territories into New Mexico, Arizona, and Oklahoma territory. While New Mexico had operated in Spanish in its ... More


Jurisdictional Designs

Michael Karayanni

in Conflicts in a Conflict: A Conflict of Laws Case Study on Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199873715
eISBN:
9780199366477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873715.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the legal status of the territories occupied by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War, from both the point of view of international law and that of Israeli municipal law. As this ... More


The State as a Resource: The Quest for ‘Frontier Nagaland’

Jelle J.P. Wouters

in In the Shadows of Naga Insurgency: Tribes, State, and Violence in Northeast India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199485703
eISBN:
9780199097760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485703.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The politics of statehood and related demands pervade all nooks and corners of India. This chapter discusses the Frontier Nagaland statehood demand that has emerged within (or against?) the Naga ... More


Idealized Statehood

Malik R. Dahlan

in The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter covers the birth and progression of Islamic statehood policy and governance. It begins by laying out a context for The Hijaz state. Chapter 1 crucially defines the key governance ... More


The Reluctant Hijaz: A Moment for Pause, Reflection, and Legitimate Policy Reset

Malik R. Dahlan

in The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Chapter 9 recaptures key elements and Islamic legitimate policy principles of public good to create the positive space for Islam in The Hijaz. It makes a case for integration in The Hijaz in order to ... More


Conclusion

Christopher Bennett

in Bosnia's Paralyzed Peace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190608293
eISBN:
9780190638450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608293.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter summarizes the book’s narrative and primary arguments. It argues that the failure of the peace process was not pre-ordained but the result of treating symptoms rather than addressing the ... More


Historical Development and Rationale

Edward Chukwuemeke Okeke

in Jurisdictional Immunities of States and International Organizations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611231
eISBN:
9780190611262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611231.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the historical development of State immunity, from the absolute to the restrictive doctrine that distinguishes between acts jure imperii and jure gestionis. The provenance of ... More


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