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Preface

Dov-Ber Kerler

in The Origins of Modern Literary Yiddish

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151661
eISBN:
9780191672798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151661.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The eighteenth century represents a shift from the old to the new and modern literature. It involved the reprinting, adaption, and transition of the original forms, which occurred in various stages ... More


Introduction

Dov-Ber Kerler

in The Origins of Modern Literary Yiddish

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151661
eISBN:
9780191672798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151661.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Tsene rene re-edition in 1786 was one of the earliest in Yiddish literature to have an enormous amount of alteration to fit modern Eastern Yiddish. What is noteworthy is that this was done in an ... More


Aristotle on the Transmutation of the Elements in De Generatione Et Corruptione I. 1–4

David Bostock

in Space, Time, Matter, and Form: Essays on Aristotle's Physics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199286867
eISBN:
9780191603532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199286868.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This essay is concerned with the contrast that Aristotle draws between ‘generation’ and ‘alteration’ in GC I.1-4, and its implications for ‘prime matter’. Aristotle believes that when one element ... More


Aristotle on Perception

Stephen Everson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238638
eISBN:
9780191597374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238630.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this book, Stephen Everson offers a comprehensive investigation of Aristotle's account of perception. Everson explains how Aristotle accounts for our ability to perceive such things as colours and ... More


Conclusion

Neal Peres Da Costa

in Off the Record: Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195386912
eISBN:
9780199933365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386912.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The conclusion rounds up the discussion provided in Chapters 2-5. Dislocation, arpeggiation, metrical rubato and various forms of rhythmic alteration, as well as tempo modification were indispensable ... More


Parasitism and environmental disturbances

Kevin D. Lafferty and Armand M. Kuris

in Parasitism and Ecosystems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529873
eISBN:
9780191712777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529873.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

The major threats to biodiversity: habitat loss, invasive species, over-harvesting, and pollution, impact parasites as well as hosts. Given the interest in the role of parasites in ecosystems and the ... More


Introduction

Roderic Ai Camp

in The Metamorphosis of Leadership in a Democratic Mexico

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199742851
eISBN:
9780199866298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742851.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter discusses reasons for interest in and examination of Mexican leadership over four decades, and the scholarly basis of the study, including looking at original sources, such ... More


Immune System

Hymie Anisman and Alexander W. Kusnecov

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195162851
eISBN:
9780199863891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162851.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter presents a brief overview of the functioning of the immune system, followed by a description of how immune alterations can affect central nervous system (CNS) processes and behavior in ... More


Genre

Galin Tihanov

in The Master and the Slave: Lukács, Bakhtin, and the Ideas of their Time

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187257
eISBN:
9780191674679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187257.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter talks about genre in relation to the art of writing. The Marxism genre of Lukács stemmed out of contemporary events and cultural influences. He speaks from a viewpoint of drama, one that ... More


Cultural Study, Poetic Art

Bernard Bergonzi

in Exploding English: Criticism, Theory, Culture

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112617
eISBN:
9780191670817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112617.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the emerging belief that the study of ‘literature as literature’ needs to be replaced or incorporated into a form of cultural studies. By the end of the chapter, it is noted ... More


Post-Script

GARY TAYLOR and JOHN JOWETT

in Shakespeare Reshaped, 1606-1623

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198122562
eISBN:
9780191671470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122562.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The previous chapters have been able to identify and discuss some of the modifications made in Shakespeare's plays in Jacobean theatre that Shakespeare may not have approved of. There were certain ... More


‘A something given’: Two Versions of The Leechgatherer

Lucy Newlyn

in Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Language of Allusion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242597
eISBN:
9780191697142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242597.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter demonstrates the major change which takes place in Wordsworth's thinking while he made his alterations to the text of The Leechgatherer. It suggests that this change marks not only a ... More


Rehearsal in Garrick’s Theatre—and Later

Tiffany Stern

in Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229727
eISBN:
9780191696367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229727.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter investigates the ‘new’ acting David Garrick helped to establish, and the ‘old’ ways of rehearsing he continued to favour. Production from casting to textual alteration is studied; ... More


Basic Homeric Grammar

P. V. Jones (ed.)

in Homer: Odyssey: Books I and II

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684692
eISBN:
9781800342712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684692.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter covers the basic Homeric grammar for Homer's poems of the Odyssey. For nouns, it includes the first, second, and third declension, of which some lack contraction. It includes some ... More


The Structure and History of Yiddish

Dov-Ber Kerler

in The Origins of Modern Literary Yiddish

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151661
eISBN:
9780191672798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151661.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Yiddish was the proud language of the European Jewish communities and their offspring, which can be found scattered throughout the world. It has been observed that Yiddish is a mixture of various ... More


The Eastern Yiddish Re-editions

Dov-Ber Kerler

in The Origins of Modern Literary Yiddish

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151661
eISBN:
9780191672798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151661.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The Eastern re-editions are important in that they provide information on the transition that took place in terms of form, structure, and content. The most important changes were those regarding ... More


Merry Equilibrium

Ronald Hutton

in The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year 1400–1700

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203636
eISBN:
9780191675911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203636.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter further discusses the issues that arose from Chapter 4 which stated that the historians of England in the period 1500 to 1700 portrayed a ‘Reformation of Manners’, whereby a flourishing ... More


The First Analogy: Substance

Georges Dicker

in Kant's Theory of Knowledge: An Analytical Introduction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195153064
eISBN:
9780199835027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153065.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter gives a detailed analysis of the First Analogy. It argues that Kant tries to establish both a Permanence Thesis according to which time requires a permanent perceptual stand-in, and a ... More


Off the Record: Performing Practices in Romantic Piano Playing

Neal Peres da Costa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195386912
eISBN:
9780199933365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386912.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Early piano recordings provide audible evidence of the performing practices of late-Romantic pianists, practices that often differ radically from the present. Comparing these practices with ... More


Modifying the Biblical Text

Timothy H. Lim

in Holy Scripture in the Qumran Commentaries and Pauline Letters

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262060
eISBN:
9780191682292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262060.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter reinvestigates the issue of exegetical modifications in the pesharim. The approach adopted here, that is to confine the search for exegetical variants to internal evidence found in the ... More


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