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Like a Sense of History

Alan Liu

in Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226451817
eISBN:
9780226452005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226452005.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter defines the sense of history of any era or culture as a set of parameters—ontological, epistemological, socio-historical, and others—that can be studied through a combination ... More


Motherless Child: The Death of the Heart (1938)

Neil Corcoran

in Elizabeth Bowen: The Enforced Return

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198186908
eISBN:
9780191719011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186908.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines Bowen's novel, The Death of the Heart, proposing that its analysis of class relations in 1930s England has affinities with the work of Waugh, Green, and Lawrence. This analysis ... More


Introduction

Lieve Van Hoof

in Plutarch's Practical Ethics: The Social Dynamics of Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583263
eISBN:
9780191723131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583263.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter starts with a survey of the preceding scholarly literature on Plutarch's practical ethics, a group of twenty-odd texts within the Moralia. Although Ziegler's discussion of what he ... More


Kaleidoscopic Pedagogy in the Classroom Laboratory

Ryan Cordell, Benjamin J. Doyle, and Elizabeth Hopwood

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ryan Cordell, Benjamin Doyle, and Elizabeth Hopwood’s essay seizes a nineteenth-century invention, the kaleidoscope, as a model and metaphor for pedagogical practices and learning spaces that ... More


Introduction

John Richardson

in An Eye for Music: Popular Music and the Audiovisual Surreal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367362
eISBN:
9780199918249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367362.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The first section poses general question about the aims and context of the study. The category of surrealism is held in this study to be more a productive analogy than implying a direct line of ... More


“Something Beautiful, Something Frightening”: Using Welty’s Stories to Teach Critical Thinking in Undergraduate Writing Courses

Laura Sloan Patterson

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on teaching Eudora Welty’s short stories in the undergraduate writing classroom, including writing intensive or writing in the disciplines courses. Although some students may ... More


Melville by Design

Wyn Kelley

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Wyn Kelley describes how students in her seminar Mapping Melville use tools developed in MIT’s HyperStudio to make new and surprising discoveries of deeply canonical texts. As students experimented ... More


A Leap of Faith into Moses: Freud’s Invitation to Evenly Suspended Attention

Yael Segalovitz

in Freud and Monotheism: Moses and the Violent Origins of Religion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823280025
eISBN:
9780823281626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280025.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues that Moses and Monotheism invites its readers to approach it in a state of “evenly-suspended attention,” the mindset that Freud recommends his colleagues practice in the ... More


A Four-Times-Told Tale: Combining Narrative and Scientific Knowledge in Organization Studies

Barbara Czarniawska

in Writing Management: Organization Theory as a Literary Genre

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198296140
eISBN:
9780191716584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296140.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

A close readings of four organization theory texts reveal that, contrary to the assumption that science contains only facts and logic, these texts are full of metaphors and stories. It turns out that ... More


Why did Plutarch Write against Colotes?: Reading the prooemium of Πρὸς Κωλώτην

Eleni Kechagia

in Plutarch Against Colotes: A Lesson in History of Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199597239
eISBN:
9780191731495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597239.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses the reasons and circumstances which led Plutarch to compose a detailed and systematic response to an otherwise unknown polemical book by Colotes, a relatively obscure Epicurean ... More


The Reading of Life

Sara Guyer

in Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Sovereignty, Romanticism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265572
eISBN:
9780823266920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265572.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This brief chapter relates the preceding discussions of Clare, romanticism, and biopoetics to the contemporary example of the city of Detroit and argues that the methods uses in this book, close ... More


How I Teach “Livvie” in Welty’s Home County

Alec Valentine

in Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814531
eISBN:
9781496814579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814531.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay describes how the author teaches “Livvie” to students a lot like Livvie: poor readers with a less than stellar education. By focusing on character, and closely reading some paragraphs in ... More


Closely, Consciously Reading Feminism

Yung-Hsing Wu

in This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039805
eISBN:
9780252097904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039805.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the fate of close reading in second-wave reading and writing communities, through an analysis of memoirs, literary criticism, and a novel, Marilyn French's The Women's Room. It ... More


. Close Reading: Marshall McLuhan, from Modernism to Media Studies

Jessica Pressman

in Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199937080
eISBN:
9780199352623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937080.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces the father of media studies, Marshall McLuhan, as a modernist New Critic and argues for the understanding of how close reading serves his foundational writing. McLuhan studied ... More


Frères Ennemis: The French in American Literature, Americans in French Literature

William Cloonan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941329
eISBN:
9781789629101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941329.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Frères Ennemis focuses on Franco-American tensions as portrayed in works of literature. An Introduction is followed by nine chapters, each centred on a French or American literary text which shows ... More


Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media

Jessica Pressman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199937080
eISBN:
9780199352623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937080.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book presents an alternate genealogy for born-digital, avant-garde literature by connecting it to high literary modernism. “Digital modernism” refers to the strategy of adapting the poetics of ... More


The Life of Reading

Sara Guyer

in Reading with John Clare: Biopoetics, Sovereignty, Romanticism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265572
eISBN:
9780823266920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265572.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The introduction gives an overview of the book and its argument. It describes the simultaneous emergence in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries of romanticism as a poetics of life and ... More


. Speed Reading: SUPER-POSITION AND SIMULTANEITY in Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries’s Dakota and Ezra Pound’s Cantos

Jessica Pressman

in Digital Modernism: Making It New in New Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199937080
eISBN:
9780199352623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937080.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Digital writers Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries claim that their work of Flash-based digital literature, Dakota, is “based on a close reading of Ezra Pound’s Cantos part I and part II.” The chapter ... More


The Many Faces of Judy Malloy’s Uncle Roger

Dene Grigar

in Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035972
eISBN:
9780262339018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035972.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapters challenges the accepted view that Judy Malloy produced four versions of her pioneering work of electronic literature, Uncle Roger, showing through material uncovered from archival ... More


Reading Heidegger Reading

David Nowell Smith

in Sounding/Silence: Martin Heidegger at the Limits of Poetics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251537
eISBN:
9780823252947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251537.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The chapter argues that Heidegger's Erläuterungen of poems should not be read as ‘exegeses’ but, following the German more literally, as ‘soundings-out’ of the poems, continuing the project of ... More


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