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The Medieval Dialectic

Andrew Cole

in The Birth of Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135397
eISBN:
9780226135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135564.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Hegel’s dialectic is, fundamentally, the dialectic of identity/difference, and this chapter places the dialectic of identity/difference into historical perspective, asking (and then showing) when, ... More


The Untimely Dialectic

Andrew Cole

in The Birth of Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135397
eISBN:
9780226135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135564.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Nietzsche does not despise the dialectic, as so many of his readers assume. Rather, as this chapter shows, Nietzsche, in his Birth of Tragedy, goes to great lengths to avoid simplifying dialectical ... More


Figuralizing the Oriental, Literalizing the Jew:: From Letter to Spirit in Friedrich Schlegel’s On the Language and Wisdom of the Indians

Jeffrey S. Librett

in Orientalism and the Figure of the Jew

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262915
eISBN:
9780823266401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262915.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter illustrates the Orientalist application of medieval typology in German romanticism, examining crucial aspects of Friedrich Schlegel’s On the Language and Wisdom of the Indians. The ... More


The Japan–South Korea Divide

Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

in The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171700
eISBN:
9780231539289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171700.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter provides an overview of the identity differences between Japan and South Korea. It looks into how after more than a half century the two nations remain discrete institutions, parallel ... More


Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

Mae G. Henderson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195116595
eISBN:
9780199375219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116595.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, Women's Literature

Deploying the trope of “speaking in tongues” to theorize the multivocality of black women’s writing, based on the reconstruction of a fundamentally spiritual practice as critical concept, this book ... More


The Women’s Movement: Mobilization and the State

Patricia J. Woods

in Contemporary Israel: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479896806
eISBN:
9781479870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896806.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Despite popular claims to the contrary, Israel’s feminist movement is not foreign based but a reflection of the country’s vibrant civil society. It has drawn on feminist theory, including that which ... More


Listening for Difference in Democracy

Mary F. Scudder

in Beyond Empathy and Inclusion: The Challenge of Listening in Democratic Deliberation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197535455
eISBN:
9780197535486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535455.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 6 asks whether a listening approach to deliberation can succeed in contexts of deep difference and disagreement. If so, what does that success look like? This chapter shows that the listening ... More


Speaking in Tongues

Mae G. Henderson

in Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195116595
eISBN:
9780199375219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116595.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, Women's Literature

To overcome the assumption of internal identity(homogeneity) and repression of internal differences (heterogeneity) in reading black women’s literature, this chapter proposes a theory of ... More


Against Sexual Difference: A Theology of Similarities

Adrian Thatcher

in Redeeming Gender

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198744757
eISBN:
9780191805912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744757.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter asks the troubling question: if there are two sexes, are there therefore two human essences? Two humankinds? The kinds of Genesis 1 are shown not to support two essences. The argument is ... More


Friend or Foe? Men and Feminism Through the 1990s

Margaretta Jolly

in Sisterhood and After: An Oral History of the UK Women's Liberation Movement, 1968-present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190658847
eISBN:
9780197525562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658847.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

The chapter considers gender and gender relationships, the WLM’s foundational touchstones. It highlights the politics of difference by drawing on memories of pro-feminist men, where hesitancy ... More


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