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Mimesis

Paul Woodruff

in The Necessity of Theater: The Art of Watching and Being Watched

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195332001
eISBN:
9780199868186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332001.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Mimesis is an activity by which one thing produces at least part of the effect that another thing would naturally produce. In art theater, mimesis is what makes a performance have an effect on its ... More


The Ghost of Local Government

Anthony King

in The British Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199576982
eISBN:
9780191702235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576982.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents a debate on whether local government was a good thing or a bad thing. Local government had few detractors but many admirers, most of whom saw it as reflecting a distinctively ... More


Elizabethan Fictions: Espionage, Counter-espionage, and the Duplicity of Fiction in Early Elizabethan Prose Narratives

R. W. Maslen

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119913
eISBN:
9780191671241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119913.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book argues that English writers of prose fiction from the 1550s to the 1570s produced some of the most daringly innovative publications of the sixteenth century. Through close examination of a ... More


“Another Woman in Your Shape”: Sexual and Class Duplicity in Sensation Fiction

Helena Michie

in Sororophobia: Differences Among Women in Literature and Culture

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195073874
eISBN:
9780199855223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195073874.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The chapter explores the concept of female “doubling” prevalent in sensation novels popular in the Victorian era. In these literary pieces, the predominant theme is female self-replication and ... More


A Protestant Apprehension

Bryan Shelley

in Shelley and Scripture: The Interpreting Angel

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122845
eISBN:
9780191671562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122845.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In March 1818, Shelley had to leave England for Italy since he felt he had to escape not just the harsh climate but also the creditors and social misrepresentations. Even though Italy was not without ... More


Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct

William Wood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656363
eISBN:
9780191765797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656363.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct presents Pascal’s account of the cognitive consequences of the Fall. The central claim is that for Pascal, the Fall is ... More


Holy Hustling

Richard Werbner

in Holy Hustlers, Schism, and Prophecy: Apostolic Reformation in Botswana

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268531
eISBN:
9780520949461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268531.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

As with holy hustling, the charismatic practice is distinctively youthful, masculine, and urban. The charismatics themselves are twelve young men. Mainly in their early to mid-twenties and nearly all ... More


Above Suspicion?: Facts, Myths, and Lies about Jews and Crime

Michael Berkowitz

in The Crime of My Very Existence: Nazism and the Myth of Jewish Criminality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251120
eISBN:
9780520940680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251120.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at pre-Nazi discourses on Jews and crime to show the interplay between myth, reality, and stereotype in non-Jewish and Jewish perceptions of “Jewish criminality.” In the late ... More


The same, but different: marriage, remarriage and screwball comedy

Kathrina Glitre

in Hollywood Romantic Comedy: States of the Union, 1934-65

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719070785
eISBN:
9781781700990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719070785.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter reviews the tension between the union of the couple and the representation of marriage in screwball comedy. Marriage is commonly understood in the screwball world to involve misery, ... More


NATO, the EU and Romania's strategy of duplicity

Tom Gallagher

in Romania and the European Union: How the Weak Vanquished the Strong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077432
eISBN:
9781781702260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077432.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter investigates the strategy of duplicity exercised by the post-2000 government, both in its bid to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and to become a member of the European ... More


Anatole Broyard: Racial Betrayal and the Art of Being Creole

Bénédicte Boisseron

in Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Focusing on the semantic history of the word “Creole” in the Caribbean and New Orleans, chapter 1 investigates the connection between the notion of betrayal and the concept of Creoleness. The chapter ... More


Accountability: Ethnographic Engagement and the Ethics of the Police (United States)

Steve Herbert (ed.)

in Writing the World of Policing: The Difference Ethnography Makes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226497501
eISBN:
9780226497785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226497785.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Relating three brief banal episodes of law enforcement in Seattle, Steve Herbert put to the test the notion of accountability by displacing it from the police to the ethnographer. When the latter ... More


Mad Erôs and Eroticized Madness in Tragedy

Chiara Thumiger

in Erôs in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605507
eISBN:
9780191745928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605507.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter analyzes tragic instances in which we can observe an intersection between the erotic emotion as unsettling and disruptive and the broader category of madness, in order to highlight the ... More


Introduction

William Wood

in Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656363
eISBN:
9780191765797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656363.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The introduction discusses the central claim that for Pascal, the Fall is a fall into duplicity and presents a brief outline of the book as a whole. According to Pascal, we are born into a ... More


The Imaginary Self in a World of Illusion: Pascal on the Fallen Human Subject

William Wood

in Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656363
eISBN:
9780191765797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656363.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents Pascal’s account of the duplicitous social order and the duplicitous human subject. According to Pascal, each individual person’s disordered self-love is changed into something ... More


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