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A Phenomenology of Repetition: The Self-Replicating Community

Tony K. Stewart

in The Final Word: The Caitanya Caritamrita and the Grammar of Religious Tradition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195392722
eISBN:
9780199777327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195392722.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A professional book copyist and already well-traveled among Vaiṣṇavas before studying with the Gosvāmīs in Vraja, Śrīnivāsa was ideally suited to distribute the Caitanya caritāmṛta and Gosvāmī ... More


The Use of the Bible and the Production of Books in the Time of Augustine

H. A. G. Houghton

in Augustine's Text of John: Patristic Citations and Latin Gospel Manuscripts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199545926
eISBN:
9780191719974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545926.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Despite the laborious process of copying by hand, a wide variety of books seems to have been available in the Church in North Africa. The collection at Hippo, supplemented by Augustine's personal ... More


Thousands of Names, Hundreds of Lineages

Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley

in The Mandaeans: Ancient Texts and Modern People

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153859
eISBN:
9780199834051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153855.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Deals with some aspects of the author's own ongoing research on Mandaean colophons, including the postscripts, which are called tariks. Colophons form family trees because they list names and thereby ... More


Women Writers, Writing for Women: Authors, Scribes, Book-Lenders, and Patrons

Kim Haines-Eitzen

in The Gendered Palimpsest: Women, Writing, and Representation in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195171297
eISBN:
9780199918140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171297.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on the roles women had in the production, reproduction, and dissemination of early Christian literature. Evidence for women as authors, scribe copyists, book-lenders, and patrons ... More


Mass Communication

D. L. d'Avray

in Medieval Marriage: Symbolism and Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198208211
eISBN:
9780191716690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208211.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter shows that marriage symbolism was communicated to a lay public via sermons. The model sermon collections, which ensured that much the same messages were repeated again and again in ... More


Producers

H. K. Woudhuysen

in Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In early modern England the ability to write, and to write with a clear hand, was valuable, opening up a career as a scrivener, a secretary, a clerk, or a copyist. All of these wrote or copied ... More


Settling the Score: Part I

Dominic McHugh

in Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827305
eISBN:
9780199950225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827305.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter starts to analyze the musical numbers that were used in My Fair Lady. It provides a discussion of the different types of musical sources available for the show—including arrangers’ ... More


Sources and transmission

Daniel R. Melamed and Michael Marissen

in An Introduction to Bach Studies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304923
eISBN:
9780199865468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304923.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

A great deal of Bach scholarship has focused on the study of the sources of his music. Source studies seek to answer questions about a work’s authenticity, date, genesis, musical text, performance ... More


The Scribe as Performer and the Ptolemaic Wild Papyri of the Homeric Epics

Jonathan L. Ready

in Orality, Textuality, and the Homeric Epics: An Interdisciplinary Study of Oral Texts, Dictated Texts, and Wild Texts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198835066
eISBN:
9780191872822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835066.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers a new way to think about the scribal activity that produced the texts one sees in the Ptolemaic wild papyri of the Homeric epics. After reviewing previous research in Homeric ... More


Higher and Lower: Transposing Bellini and Donizetti

in Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226304823
eISBN:
9780226304885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304885.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

Only rarely can composer-generated transposition be found in Rossini's operas, but the problem of transposition has broader importance when the operas of Verdi are considered, and it becomes ... More


Composition and Authenticity of the Letters

Grazia Mangano Ragazzi

in Obeying the Truth: Discretion in the Spiritual Writings of Saint Catherine of Siena

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199344512
eISBN:
9780199346479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344512.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The title Letters denotes a collection of 382 letters written between 1370 and 1380 to different categories of addressees, from clergy to religious men and women, from statesmen to friends and ... More


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