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The Contextualized Past: Collective Memory and Historical Understanding

Jeffrey Andrew Barash

in Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399157
eISBN:
9780226399294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399294.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter places in a critical perspective recent forms of historical skepticism voiced above all by Roland Barthes and Hayden White. In the fields of literary criticism and historical theory, ... More


Hindu Responses to the View that Hindus Have No Sense of History

Arvind Sharma

in Hinduism and Its Sense of History

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195665314
eISBN:
9780199082032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195665314.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses Hindu responses to the assessment that they lack a sense of history. One line of response was simply an admission of the fact, accompanied by praise for Western scholarship for ... More


History of the Notion that Hinduism Has No Sense of History

Arvind Sharma

in Hinduism and Its Sense of History

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195665314
eISBN:
9780199082032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195665314.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter traces the roots of the notion that Hinduism as a religion, or the Hindus as a people, lack a sense of history. The explicit or tacit assessment that Hindus lack a sense of history is ... More


Does Hinduism Lack a Sense of History? Thesis Re-examined

Arvind Sharma

in Hinduism and Its Sense of History

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195665314
eISBN:
9780199082032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195665314.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The preceding chapters were devoted to a consideration of the emergence of the view that the Hindus lacked a sense of history, its influence on Indian Studies, and the responses it evoked. This ... More


William Byrd: New Reflections

Philip Brett

in William Byrd and His Contemporaries: Essays and a Monograph

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247581
eISBN:
9780520932838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247581.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter compares William Byrd to the poet Edmund Spenser. It explains that both played important roles in building and enhancing the culture of the Elizabethan court, the one with elaborately ... More


The Province of Collective Memory and Its Theoretical Promise

Jeffrey Andrew Barash

in Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399157
eISBN:
9780226399294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399294.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The different chapters of this book traverse an extensive territory encompassing a number of areas of investigation. Each of them aims to contribute to the elaboration of a philosophical basis for ... More


Resetting the Type: An Exploration of the Historical Sense in Mrs. Dalloway

Savannah Pignatelli

in Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Scholars often study instances of intertextuality within Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, which they connect to both classical and contemporary authors. Though some of these scholars have noted a ... More


Book 2

Cynthia Damon

in Studies on the Text of Caesar's Bellum civile

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198724063
eISBN:
9780191791260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724063.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter offers emendations and reconstruction of the second book of the Bellum ciuile. As with the previous book, it notes the inconsistencies present in the archetype, as well as the ways in ... More


The First Task: Listening to the Individual Voices

Christopher Bryan

in Listening to the Bible: The Art of Faithful Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199336593
eISBN:
9780199369423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336593.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

We must first listen to the individual voices of Scripture and try to interpret them as those who spoke them would intend to have been heard. Certain elements in the texts are universal; others are ... More


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