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Paul Crowther

in The Kantian Aesthetic: From Knowledge to the Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579976
eISBN:
9780191722615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579976.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy

This chapter emphasizes that in offering an alternative to interminablist interpretations of the Kantian aesthetic, the present work has striven to develop avenues of understanding opened up through ... More


Cultural Logic and Syntactic Productivity: Associated posture Constructions in Lao

N. J. ENFIELD

in Ethnosyntax: Explorations in Grammar and Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266500
eISBN:
9780191719363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266500.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues that event typicality is a cultural phenomenon which can be accounted for and described in terms of cultural representations: typifications which are carried, ... More


The Ripple Effects of the Reformation

Kaspar Von Greyerz and Thomas Dunlap

in Religion and Culture in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327656
eISBN:
9780199851478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327656.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The author discusses two basic assumptions on the relationship between religion and society: first, religion in history must be seen and understood, always and without exception, as a cultural ... More


Possession, Exorcism, and History

Stuart Clark

in Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208082
eISBN:
9780191677915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208082.003.0027
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores what possession meant to those who saw it and presents an account of contemporary interpretations of a cultural phenomenon that could be read in many other ways. It concentrates ... More


The Cultural Turn

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter deals with the cultural turn. Cultural studies and similar designations mark a diverse field of related theoretical approaches, sometimes labeled as the cultural turn. Cultural studies ... More


The Meaning of Black Lingerie

Jill Fields

in An Intimate Affair: Women, Lingerie, and Sexuality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223691
eISBN:
9780520941137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223691.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes a look at the many-sided development of the specialized erotic meaning of black lingerie. It studies the interrelated histories of three different topics, namely: black clothing, ... More


Cultural and Intellectual Background

Donald J. Morse

in Faith in Life: John Dewey's Early Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234707
eISBN:
9780823240760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234707.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

It turns out that Dewey was well aware of modernism thus defined—namely, as a widespread cultural phenomenon that maintained a rigid separation between the transparent, everyday world of conscious ... More


Love's Martyrs

Tony Hunt

in Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In terms of the subject of love and the demonstrating literature as a distinct cultural phenomenon, the references to the Roman de la Rose indicates how the work has had power on various other ... More


Worlds, Literature, Systems

Eric Hayot

in On Literary Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199926695
eISBN:
9780199980499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926695.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines various conceptions of world in world literature and world-systems. It argues for a better theory of the world, and of the relationship between the world and literature. Not to ... More


‘Do You Want Fries With That?’ The Franchise as a Cultural and Legal Phenomenon

Rex J Ahdar

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the franchise as a cultural and legal phenomenon. It discusses the growing dominance of the franchise form and its extension beyond the commonplace areas of business enterprise ... More


Conclusion “Through what concatenation of circumstances …?” Interacting Determinants of Europe's Special Path

in Why Europe: The Medieval Origins of Its Special Path

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226532530
eISBN:
9780226532387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226532387.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a review of the preceding seven, which examined medieval cultural phenomena typical of Europe's special path that were causally linked, forming their own “concatenation of ... More


Roman luxury villas: Introduction, historiography, and scope

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter outlines the cultural phenomenon of the luxury villa, assesses previous scholarship, and describes the study's scope. Roman luxury villas articulated a novel architectural language, ... More


Introduction

David Looseley

in Édith Piaf: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382578
eISBN:
9781786945280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382578.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the question of Piaf’s meanings 100 years after her birth. It discusses the problematic nature of Piaf’s biography and opts for an alternative mode of analysis defined as ... More


Prologue

Marlo Thomas

in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff.4
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explains that Free to Be … You and Me came about as the author was trying to do something for one little girl. That it would grow to become a cultural phenomenon was never a part of the ... More


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