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 Doctrinal Contexts and Religious Attitudes

Mario Poceski

in Ordinary Mind as the Way: The Hongzhou School and the Growth of Chan Buddhism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195319965
eISBN:
9780199785445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195319965.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter studies the Hongzhou school's teachings. The first part surveys the religious and intellectual milieus of Tang Buddhism, which formed the backdrop for the development of the Hongzhou ... More


A taste for the classics

Pat Easterling

in Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the way the concept of ‘classic authors’ changes over time by constant redefinition. What has been emerging, along with new and more capacious definitions of ‘the ancient ... More


Natural Theology in the Jewish Tradition

James Barr

in Biblical Faith and Natural Theology: The Gifford Lectures for 1991: Delivered in the University of Edinburgh

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263760
eISBN:
9780191600395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263767.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Studies Jewish works originating between the Old and New Testaments, some of them from the ‘Apocrypha’ but going back to early times.


Emerson in the Gilded Age

Randall Fuller

in Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines four 19th-century biographer-critics of Emerson in order to address the notion of canonicity as it applies to the Gilded Age and, by implication, as it relates to the complex ... More


Introduction: Rereading Whig poetry

Abigail Williams

in Poetry and the Creation of a Whig Literary Culture 1681-1714

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199255207
eISBN:
9780191719837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255207.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The argument of this book turns on the paradox that the political victors of the 18th century have been its literary losers. This chapter begins by questioning the discrepancy between the modern ... More


‘One Power with a Double Aspect’: The Formation of a System of Defences

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that the defence strategies that constitute Romantic ideology are visible both in the practices of individual writers, and in larger cultural and ideological trends. Just as the ... More


Conclusion: Keats “among the English Poets”

Jack Stillinger

in Reading The Eve of St. Agnes: The Multiples of Complex Literary Transaction

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130225
eISBN:
9780199855209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130225.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The author reasserts the book’s premise that the confluence of a complex authorship with a complex readership inevitably produces multiple interpretations of the complex literary piece being studied. ... More


It Must Be Abstract

John Guillory

in Pleasure and Change: The Aesthetics of Canon

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195309355
eISBN:
9780199850860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309355.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on John Guillory's response to Frank Kermode's lectures. Guillory begins with the ways in which he agrees with Kermode: that literary criticism is “curiously troubled discipline ... More


Cardenio and the Eighteenth-Century Shakespeare Canon

Edmund G. C. King

in The Quest for Cardenio: Shakespeare, Fletcher, Cervantes, and the Lost Play

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199641819
eISBN:
9780191749025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641819.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter revisits the question of why Double Falsehood/Cardenio never became part of the Shakespeare canon. Looking at the reception of Double Falsehood in the late 1720s, it argues that the play ... More


A Storied Sage: Canon and Creation in the Making of a Japanese Buddha

Micah L. Auerback

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226286389
eISBN:
9780226286419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286419.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book offers a diachronic analysis of narratives recounting the life of the Buddha and their transformations—typically in written texts, but including material culture and ritual practice. It ... More


Autonomy as Reproductive Labour: The Neoliberal Woman and Visual Networks of Empire

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter studies a neoliberal globalized world that is mostly self-governed and technologically advanced. When transnationalizing India and Bengal, the norms of personal and group autonomy are ... More


Theoretical Inquiry: Language, Linguistics, and Literature

Austin E. Quigley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101669
eISBN:
9780300129816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101669.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In the aftermath of debate about the death of literary theory, this book asks whether theory has failed us or we have failed literary theory. Theory can thrive, the book argues, only if we understand ... More


What Is a Classic?: Postcolonial Rewriting and Invention of the Canon

Ankhi Mukherjee

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785211
eISBN:
9780804788380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785211.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

What Is a Classic? revisits the famous question posed by critics from Sainte-Beuve and T. S. Eliot to J. M. Coetzee to ask how classics emanate from postcolonial histories and societies. Exploring ... More


Byron and Marginality

Norbert Lennartz (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439411
eISBN:
9781474453806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439411.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The collection of essays intends to show that everything about Byron’s poetic work baffles the scholarly desire for neat categorisations. Various attempts at re-mapping Romanticism have given ample ... More


Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Marco Formisano and Christina Shuttleworth Kraus (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198818489
eISBN:
9780191859540
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818489.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In recent years the discipline of classics has been experiencing a profound transformation, which affects not only methodologies and hermeneutic practices (i.e. how classicists read and interpret ... More


Canon Love in Gothic Libraries

Deidre Shauna Lynch

in Loving Literature: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183701
eISBN:
9780226183848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226183848.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter considers the quotation compulsion of the romantic-period gothic novel, interpreting it as a manifestation of the ambivalent canon-love of a fictional mode that knew itself to be ... More


Literature and Survival: Jacob's Room and Mrs Dalloway

Jane de Gay

in Virginia Woolf's Novels and the Literary Past

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623495
eISBN:
9780748651849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623495.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Woolf's revolutionary modernist texts and how these drew on literature as far back as the Greek classics and Shakespeare in order to engage with the vibrancy of these past ... More


Introduction

Daniel Sawyer

in Reading English Verse in Manuscript c.1350–c.1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198857778
eISBN:
9780191890390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introduction positions the book in relation to past work in the history of reading, introduces the materials and methods used, and lays out brief overviews of the five chapters. The history of ... More


Late Schrader: From the Canon to the Canyons

Billy Stevenson

in ReFocus: The Films of Paul Schrader

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474462037
eISBN:
9781474490696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474462037.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Considers how Paul Schrader’s criticism informs his late films by analyzing the implications of this exchange in three different ways. First, its implications for the discourses of cinematic ... More


‘But Iconoclastes drawn in little’: making and unmaking a Whig Marvell

Matthew C. Augustine

in Aesthetics of contingency: Writing, politics, and culture in England, 1639-89

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100764
eISBN:
9781526138651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100764.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the cracks in Marvell and Milton’s presumed political alliance. Digging out the roots of this tradition, it argues that the notion of Marvell and Milton’s ‘exceptionless’ ... More


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