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Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Casey O'Callaghan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Vision dominates philosophical thinking about perception, and theorizing about experience in cognitive science traditionally has focused on a visual model. This book presents a systematic treatment ... More


Petrarch Reading Dante: The Ascent of Mont Ventoux (Familiares 4. 1)

Enrico Santangelo

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the influence of Dante in Petrarch's Epistolae Familiares. It highlights a series of textual echoes particularly of specific cantos of the Purgatorio in this highly allusive and ... More


A Semantic Classification of Co-compounds

Bernhard Wälchli

in Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199276219
eISBN:
9780191706042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276219.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter presents a semantic classification of co-compounds based on the semantic relationship between parts and whole, drawing mainly on material from central Eurasian languages. A distinction ... More


Conclusion Mahon and the Echo

BEN LEVITAS

in The Theatre of Nation: Irish Drama and Cultural Nationalism 1890-1916

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253432
eISBN:
9780191719196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253432.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter reassesses the role of the theatre in pre-Revolutionary Ireland. Considering Yeats's ‘Man and the Echo’, it argues that the theatre was central to the Irish revival. Parnellism provided ... More


The Argument from Echoes

Casey O'Callaghan

in Sounds: A Philosophical Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199215928
eISBN:
9780191706875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215928.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Echo experiences appear to reveal secondary sounds in places different from primary sounds and their sources. The case of echoes thus grounds a fresh argument for the claim that sounds travel and ... More


Narcissus and Echo: The Arrows of Love's Errors

Micaela Janan

in Reflections in a Serpent's Eye: Thebes in Ovid's Metamorphoses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556922
eISBN:
9780191721021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556922.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The scholarship on Narcissus and Echo generally holds up both as cautionary exempla of what is to be avoided in human life and love. By contrast, this chapter uses Lacan's analysis of the abstract ... More


EPILOGUE: New Deal Landscapes in the Environmental Era

Neil M. Maher

in Nature's New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps and the Roots of the American Enviromental Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306019
eISBN:
9780199867820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306019.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The final chapter traces the CCC's legacy into the post–World War II period. It does so by focusing on the controversy, during the mid-to-late 1940s, surrounding the Bureau of Reclamation's plan to ... More


‘Torne the worde’: Literary Practice in the Early Sixteenth Century

Chris Stamatakis

in Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Rhetoric of Rewriting: 'Turning the Word'

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644407
eISBN:
9780191738821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644407.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers how Wyatt’s poetry was received and renewed. John Leland and Henry Howard (Earl of Surrey) commemorate Wyatt’s literary activities by reweaving echoes from his writing in their ... More


Ultra-fast fMRI

Richard A. Jones, Jason A. Brookes, and Chrit T.W. Moonen

in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192630711
eISBN:
9780191724770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630711.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques

Brain activation is known to lead to enhanced perfusion which, together with other physiological changes, results in a decreased deoxyhaemoglobin concentration in regions of neuronal activity. This ... More


The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Martha Feldman and Judith T. Zeitlin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The Voice as Something More starts from the paradox that voices nowadays are caught up in fundamentally different realms of discourse, practice, and culture: between sounding and nonsounding, ... More


Allusive Jonson, I: Coleridge

Tom Lockwood

in Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280780
eISBN:
9780191712890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280780.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter is the first of two that take Samuel Taylor Coleridge (and later his family and relatives) as case studies for the understanding of Romantic allusion to Jonson. It starts with a ... More


Sense of Echo

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf’s phrase ‘the queerest sense of echo’ used to describe her relationship with Katherine Mansfield indicates her own awareness of recognising Mansfield as the foreigner within, other but ... More


Variations on the Theme of a Painting by Poussin

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

myths of the echo in Europe and the Americas


Letter on Sound

Susan Stewart

in Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109924
eISBN:
9780199855261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109924.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on lyric poetry and its features such as counterpoint, harmony, syncopation, stress, duration, and timbre. It also presents the number of complex conditions under which that ... More


‘The Language of my Former Heart’: Coleridge's Letter to Sara Hutchinson, April 1802

Lucy Newlyn

in Coleridge, Wordsworth and the Language of Allusion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242597
eISBN:
9780191697142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242597.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter examines the complex framework of echoes, allusions, and cross-references that hold the poem together, seeming at one and the same time to assert a connection with the past and to ... More


Translational Dynamics and Magnetic Resonance: Principles of Pulsed Gradient Spin Echo NMR

Paul T. Callaghan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199556984
eISBN:
9780191774928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556984.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

In 1950, Erwin Hahn pointed out that spin echoes in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) could be used to measure molecular translational motion, an effect made possible because nuclear spins carry a ... More


Neural Mechanisms for Conscious Representations

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

In this theory-building chapter we explore neural mechanisms potentially fulfilling key requirements for conscious representations. First we focus on the brain's capacity to align and bind elements ... More


Transient Optical Response

Stephen C. Rand

in Lectures on Light: Nonlinear and Quantum Optics using the Density Matrix

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199574872
eISBN:
9780191722219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574872.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Chapter 4 treats the three most important coherent optical transient phenomena using primarily the Bloch vector model. One section is devoted to each effect: nutation, free induction decay (FID), and ... More


Visions of Narcissus

Eric Langley

in Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541232
eISBN:
9780191716072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541232.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses Renaissance depictions of Narcissus and the rhetorical strategies of gemination and mirrored repetition employed in translations of Ovid's Metamorphoses (including those by ... More


Narcissistic Vision

Eric Langley

in Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541232
eISBN:
9780191716072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541232.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers Shakespeare's representation of Roman suicide, considering self-slaughter as a form of self-assertion. The conflict of Christian and Classical becomes apparent in the ... More


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