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The Politics of Reception: Tailoring the Present as Fulfilment of a Desired Past

Leo Treitler

in With Voice and Pen: Coming to Know Medieval Song and How it Was Made

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199214761
eISBN:
9780191713897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214761.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Much of what has been written thus far reveals that coming to know medieval song has been more a matter of its appropriation to the familiar — placing our distant objects under the control of modern ... More


Socrates under the Severans 1

C. C. W. Taylor

in Pleasure, Mind, and Soul: Selected Papers in Ancient Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226399
eISBN:
9780191710209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226399.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter compares the treatment of Socrates by Christian writers of the late 2nd and early 3rd centuries AD with that by pagan authors of the same period. The Christians divided between those who ... More


Household Politics: Conflict in Early Modern England

Don Herzog

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180787
eISBN:
9780300195170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180787.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers a brand-new look at “familial patriarchy” in early modern England, which was an era when it supposedly thrived. Canonical sources and sermons often urged the subordination of women, ... More


A Candle for the Devil

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

A tradition of Polish historiography sees the Polish devil as a comical figure of fun, in strong contrast to the terrifying Satan of western Christianity. While overdrawn, this tradition has a basis ... More


Essays Political and Familiar Two Aspects of Hazlitt's Ideal

Uttara Natarajan

in Hazlitt and the Reach of Sense: Criticism, Morals, and the Metaphysics of Power

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184379
eISBN:
9780191674235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184379.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter returns to Hazlitt's writings characterized as ‘familiar style’. It discusses that his idealism is no less practical than it is theoretical; it moulds both his political beliefs and his ... More


Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Yuriko Saito

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Everyday aesthetics was recently proposed as a challenge to the contemporary Anglo-American aesthetics discourse dominated by the discussion of art and beauty. This book responds to the subsequent ... More


Verbs at the Very Beginning: Parallels Between Comprehension and Input

Letitia R. Naigles and Erika Hoff

in Action Meets Word: How children learn verbs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195170009
eISBN:
9780199893300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170009.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter addresses two questions concerning the ability to extend verb meanings past their attested instances. First, when in the course of verb learning do verb meanings become extendable? It ... More


(Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Aneeta Rajendran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The female homosexual in South Asia is not always a visible lesbian person. She is often a figuration of an act that challenges hegemonic ideas of gender and female subjectivity. This lesbian ... More


Durham: Patronage, Service and Good Lordship

Matthew Holford

in Border Liberties and Loyalties: North-East England, c. 1200 to c. 1400

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632787
eISBN:
9780748651405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632787.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Liberties were typically distinguished from county society by their structures of lordship. The independence of liberties from the normal orbit of royal government went hand-in-hand with the ... More


Perception of Faces, Objects, and Scenes: Analytic and Holistic Processes

Mary A. Peterson and Gillian Rhodes (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195313659
eISBN:
9780199848058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313659.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

From a barrage of photons, we readily and effortlessly recognize the faces of our friends, and the familiar objects and scenes around us. However, these tasks cannot be simple for our visual ... More


Petrarch's Private Politics: Rerum Familiarum Libri 19

Albert Russell Ascoli

in A Local Habitation and a Name: Imagining Histories in the Italian Renaissance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234288
eISBN:
9780823241231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234288.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on one book, the 19th volume of the Familiar Letters, beginning with two “political” letters concerning historical personages and events that “actually occurred”. One (XIX.3) ... More


Cerebral Substrates for Musical Temporal Processes

Séverine Samson and Nathalie Ehrlé

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Music

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198525202
eISBN:
9780191689314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525202.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter explores the epileptic patients with either left (LTL) or right (RTL) temporal lobe lesions as well as normal control subjects (NC) in two different tasks involving the processing of ... More


Making Friends Overseas 1757–1774

Paul M. Zall

in Benjamin Franklin’s Humor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123714
eISBN:
9780813134864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123714.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the career of Benjamin Franklin in public office during the period from 1757 to 1774. In 1757, Franklin was sent to England as Pennsylvania's agent to ask colony proprietor ... More


Defining Commentary

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The chapter examines aspects of the history and theory of commentary, and places Badius’s own commentary practice within these contexts. It focuses in particular of the tradition of grammatica ... More


A theoretical perspective for understanding face recognition

V. Bruce and Andrew W. Young

in Face and Mind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524205
eISBN:
9780191689161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524205.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The aim of this chapter is to develop a theoretical model and a set of terms for understanding and discussing how one recognizes familiar faces, and the relationship between recognition and other ... More


Afterword

Sarah Neal and Julian Agyeman

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter serves as a summary of the topics discussed in this book. It begins with a discussion on the familiar absence and unfamiliar presence paradigm, followed by a review of broken narratives ... More


The Better Places Don’t Want Teen Moms: Invisible Lives, Hidden Program Spaces

Lauren J. Silver

in System Kids: Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622590
eISBN:
9781469622613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622590.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers how the youth and their case managers have coped in underresourced, dangerous SIL residential settings. To meet personal needs and create the impression of compliance, ... More


The Program Allowed Me to Get Pregnant: Everyday Resistance, Dignity, and Fleeting Collectives

Lauren J. Silver

in System Kids: Adolescent Mothers and the Politics of Regulation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622590
eISBN:
9781469622613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622590.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter defines and demonstrates a range of individual and collective resistances. Most often, clients rebelled in program familiar zones, where they believed they would likely avoid punishment. ... More


The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Mark Stoyle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the more bizarre consequences of the English Civil War of 1642-46 was the elevation to celebrity status of a ‘dog-witch’ named Boy. The loyal companion of King Charles I's nephew, Prince ... More


‘Lapland Lady’: The poodle and the pamphleteers, January–February 1643

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores how, in early 1643, the rival polemicists shifted their attention from the prince to his dog. First, it shows how a series of disparate events – including a meteor shower near ... More


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