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Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Jacqueline Howard

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the first full-length study of Gothic to be written from the perspective of Bakhtinian theory. The author uses Bakhtin's concepts of heteroglossia and dialogism in specific historical ... More


The Pharisee and the Tax Collector

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter seeks to clarify the meaning of the parable about the Pharisee and the tax collector, by bypassing complex and problematic terms such as “justification,” “righteousness” or “humility” ... More


The Public Square as Public Sphere

KEN HIRSCHKOP

in Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter discusses Bakhtin’s view on the spacious sphere of historical being. It focused on the following: its representative structure, its conception of historical becoming, and its institution ... More


Theories of the Gothic

Jacqueline Howard

in Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter first states the usefulness of Bakhtin's theory of dialogism for an understanding of the structure of the Gothic, which is often considered to be an inferior genre because of its lack of ... More


Forming Femininity in Antiquity: Eve, Gender, and Ideologies in the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Vita Daphna Arbel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199837779
eISBN:
9780199932351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book investigates representations of the emblematic first woman by examining one of the earliest and most influential accounts of Adam and Eve subsequent to the Hebrew Bible, namely the ... More


Pedestrian Fatalities: The Prosaics of Death in Herodotus

Deborah Boedeker

in Herodotus and his World: Essays from a Conference in Memory of George Forrest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253746
eISBN:
9780191719745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253746.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Many warriors die in both Herodotus' Histories and the Iliad, but their deaths are treated very differently, even when the mode of death is the same (as with Ilioneus in Il. 14.489-502 and Masistios ... More


Innovation Disguised as Tradition: Commentary and the Genesis of Art Forms

Nina V. Braginskaya

in Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores one way in which new forms arise within self-consciously traditional cultures. What are tradition’s own inner motors of innovation? Braginskaya focuses on the practices of ... More


The GLAE’s Eve: Multivocality, Women in Antiquity, and Paradigms of Womanhood

Vita Daphna Arbel

in Forming Femininity in Antiquity: Eve, Gender, and Ideologies in the Greek Life of Adam and Eve

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199837779
eISBN:
9780199932351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The chapter concludes by addressing three interconnected issues that lie at the heart of the book: the GLAE narrative and its multiple traditions of Eve, women in antiquity, feminist criticism. ... More


Incorporating Other Voices

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Set in larger, persisting communicative situations, rhetorical discourse often features language attributed to other speakers and texts. Speaking for others was especially important in ancient ... More


From Variation to Heteroglossia in the Study of Computer-Mediated Discourse

Jannis Androutsopoulos

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In the methodologically diverse landscape of computer-mediated discourse studies, research focusing on linguistic difference has repeatedly made used the concept of language variation and associated ... More


Voicing “Sexy Text”: Heteroglossia and Erasure in TV News Representations of Detroit’s Text Message Scandal

Lauren Squires

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a case study examining the metadiscursive representation of politicians' text messages within television news broadcasts. The analysis shows that from the multimodal media ... More


“Ride Hard, Live Forever”: Translocal Identities in an Online Community of Extreme Sports Christians

Saija Peuronen

in Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199795437
eISBN:
9780199919321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795437.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers the use of bilingual language resources by members of one particular online community: Finnish Christians sharing an interest in extreme sports. The translocal nature of the ... More


Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Mohammed A. Bamyeh

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190280567
eISBN:
9780190280581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280567.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Islam is what Muslims do. From this premise, the book elaborates a sociology of Islam in three concise chapters. The book shows that Islam has operated typically not in the form of standard dogmas, ... More


Three Exemplary Figures

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183985
eISBN:
9780226184036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184036.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines in detail key works of the ’20s by three exemplary figures--Stravinsky, Picasso, Eliot--to determine characteristics that may be called classical. All three refer explicitly to ... More


Historical Transformations: Framing a New Consciousness in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Mary Youssef

in Minorities in the Contemporary Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474415415
eISBN:
9781474449755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415415.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The author links the purview of the “new-consciousness” novel to Edward Said’s conceptualization of “decentered consciousness,” a term he uses to describe postcolonial cultural and intellectual ... More


Inventing the Novel: Bakhtin and Petronius Face to Face

R. Bracht Branham

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198841265
eISBN:
9780191876813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841265.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Bakhtin as a philosopher and a student of the novel is intent upon the novel’s role in the history of consciousness. His project fails if he is wrong about the dialogic nature of consciousness or the ... More


Queering Post-war Childhood in Urte ilunak and Pa negre1

Erin K. Hogan

in The Two cines con niño: Genre and the Child Protagonist in Over Fifty Years of Spanish Film (1955-2010)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474436113
eISBN:
9781474453622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436113.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter Seven examines Pa negre (Villaronga 2010), which is a dark parody of the nuevo cine con niño’s bildungsfilms such as Secretos del corazón and El espinazo del diablo. The chapter attends to ... More


The Social Politics of Language Choice and Linguistic Correctness

John E. Joseph

in Language and Politics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624522
eISBN:
9780748671458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624522.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is concerned with the question of the choices individuals make from among the ways of speaking available in their environment, with the focus on the political motivations and ... More


Classicism of the Twenties?

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183985
eISBN:
9780226184036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184036.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter summarizes the various conclusions suggested by the concrete examples analyzed in the preceding chapters. It suggests that the techniques employed there are essentially identical to what ... More


Huajixi, Heteroglossia, and Maoist Language

Ping Zhu

in Maoist Laughter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528011
eISBN:
9789882204508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528011.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Huajixi is a genre of farcical performance originated in Shanghai and the surrounding areas in the early twentieth century. The encounter with alien cultures and the influx of population imbued ... More


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