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Between Language and Perception: Literary Metaphor 1

Paul Crowther

in Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210688
eISBN:
9780191705762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210688.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter analyses metaphor as a kind of junction between rational articulation and perception. It argues that the tensional structure of metaphor embodies a constant in human experience, which is ... More


The Refugee Factor in Two Protracted Conflicts: Cyprus and Palestine Compared

Peter Loizos and Tobias Kelly

in Dispossession and Displacement: Forced Migration in the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264591
eISBN:
9780191734397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264591.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the early years of the twenty-first century, two peace processes that were deemed promising came to a halt. In Cyprus, the Annan Plan was rejected by the majority of Greek-Cypriots and in ... More


E Pluribus Multitudinum: The New World of Journal Publishing in American Studies*

Paul Giles

in Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the emergence of a new kind of journal publishing related to American studies. It charts the evolution of American studies in order to trace the trajectory of journal publishing ... More


Introduction: Globalizing American Studies

Brian T. Edwards and Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar

in Globalizing American Studies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226185064
eISBN:
9780226185088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185088.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The roots of both American studies and the understanding of the twentieth century as the “American Century” can be found earlier in the twentieth century. The myth of an American Century and the ... More


“Reading” Methods

Cathy Benedict

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Using Louis Althusser’s question, “What is it to read?” this chapter suggests that through multiple re-engagements with a text, readers can find “new-born the experience of a reading.” For Althusser, ... More


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