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The Idea of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study of the genre of Greek iambic poetry, from the perspective provided by ancient testimonies, places research on iambos in the framework of a new methodological approach to ancient genres ... More


Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

David Duff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book reappraises the role of genre, and genre theory, in British Romantic literature. Analysing numerous examples from 1760 to 1830, it examines the generic innovations and experiments which ... More


Romantic Genre Theory

David Duff

in Romanticism and the Uses of Genre

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199572748
eISBN:
9780191721960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572748.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter investigates genre theory of the ‘high’ Romantic period, taking Friedrich Schlegel's Dialogue on Poetry and Wordsworth's Preface to Lyrical Ballads as paradigms of the wide-ranging ... More


Ancient Theories of Iambos

Andrea Rotstein

in The Idea of Iambos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199286270
eISBN:
9780191713330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286270.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the various historical ‘ways of seeing’ the genre of iambos in ancient scholarship after Aristotle. It begins with an overview of the Hellenistic scholarship on iambos and the ... More


Integrating Action and Meaning into Cross-Cultural Design

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

A holistic vision of user experience is essential for integrating action and meaning in cross-cultural design. This chapter answers the questions How and What in developing a holistic view of user ... More


Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Huatong Sun

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

A demanding challenge in cross-cultural design is how to make a usable technology meaningful to local users. This book examines the disconnect of action and meaning in cross-cultural design and ... More


Universalism, Cultural Variation, and Children’s Film

Torben Grodal

in Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that cultural diversity and cultural development are compatible with the assumption of a biological human nature that provides human universals. It shows that children’s films are ... More


Three Axes of Genre Study

Jeremy Rosen

in Minor Characters Have Their Day: Genre and the Contemporary Literary Marketplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177443
eISBN:
9780231542401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177443.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Derives a general theory of genre from analysis of the genre I call “minor-character elaboration.” It argues that genre should be studied and understood along three intersecting axes: as a practice ... More


Criticism and Fiction: The 1920s

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Significant progress in the analysis of fiction and in genre theory came in the middle of the 1920s with the work of Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin and his school, and also that of Viktor Vinogradov. ... More


What Is Sonata Theory?

James Hepokoski

in A Sonata Theory Handbook

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197536810
eISBN:
9780197536858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536810.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter lays out the most foundational, generative concepts behind Sonata Theory. These include: the role of the listener or analyst in helping to produce a “meaning” or reading for the work; ... More


Subversive Auteur, Subversive Genre

Katarzyna Paszkiewicz

in Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474425261
eISBN:
9781474449632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425261.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter offers a theoretical revision of auteur theory as a gendered concept, as well as reconceptualisation of women’s cinema and film authorship in relation to genre theory. It starts by ... More


. A Good Man With a Gun

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first chapter begins by discussing the terms by which the classical Western has been analysed: the promotion of the myth of the West, the substitution of myth for history, and the promotion of ... More


Speaking of Music In the Romantic Era: Dynamic and Resistant Aspects of Musical Genre

Matthew Gelbart

in Speaking of Music: Addressing the Sonorous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251384
eISBN:
9780823253029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251384.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In the nineteenth century Romantic literary critics and philosophers began claiming that art was or should be moving beyond established genres, or even beyond the idea of genre itself, which they saw ... More


Introduction to Part II: The PECMA Flow

Torben Grodal

in Embodied Visions: Evolution, Emotion, Culture and Film

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371314
eISBN:
9780199870585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371314.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction to Part II discusses how knowledge of the brain’s processing of information provides crucial insight into central phenomena in visual aesthetics, especially in film aesthetics, and ... More


Falling with Style? The Computer-Animated Film and Genre

Christopher Holliday

in The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474427883
eISBN:
9781474449618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427883.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter One maintains the genre narrative established in the book’s introduction, interrogating in greater depth the shape of contemporary film genre theory, and its relationship to the study of ... More


The Life Spans of Genres

Ted Underwood

in Distant Horizons: Digital Evidence and Literary Change

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226612669
eISBN:
9780226612973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226612973.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Disagreements about the history of genre are hard to resolve because contemporary readers inevitably see earlier works through a retrospective lens. We may call the novels of Mary Shelley "science ... More


Scientific Methods at the Edge of Biomedicine

Colleen Derkatch

in Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226345840
eISBN:
9780226345987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226345987.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on scientific method as the key rhetorical topos, or topic, within evidence-based medicine that furnishes lines of argument that researchers adopt to align complementary and ... More


Introduction

James Henderson Collins

in Exhortations to Philosophy: The Protreptics of Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199358595
eISBN:
9780199358618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358595.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This lengthy introduction develops the concept of protreptic discourse not as a fully formed genre in the fourth century, as has previously been thought, but as a complex genre in the making. Using ... More


. Rethinking Revisionism

Matthew Carter

in Myth of the Western: New Perspectives on Hollywood's Frontier Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748685585
eISBN:
9780748697038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685585.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The third chapter begins by providing an account of the generally assumed evolution of the Western's classical plot formulas into the critical revisionist phase of the genre. This chapter first ... More


Art

Will D. Desmond

in Hegel's Antiquity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198839064
eISBN:
9780191874925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839064.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Hegel’s Lectures on Fine Art offer a veritable ‘world history of art’, and have led to his being called the real ‘father of art history’, but at their heart is a close identification of beauty with ... More


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