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Mr Gerald Finzi: A Many-Sided Man

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0075
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Gerald Finzi's last new work was the cantata In Terra Pax. This work is significant not only for its intrinsic beauty, but because it seemed to gives hope of even better things to come. These hopes ... More


Shakespeare and the Anagram: Shakespeare Lecture

Christopher Ricks

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture attempts to make a good claim on behalf of anagrams as capable of being a true assistance to art. This claim asks what the lecture proffers to be something of an anthology. It recollects ... More


A Simple Theory of Introspection

Declan Smithies

in Introspection and Consciousness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744794
eISBN:
9780199933396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744794.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops a simple theory of introspection, according to which one has introspective access to the fact that one is in a certain mental state just by virtue of being in that mental state. ... More


Discrimination and Self-Knowledge

Patrick Greenough

in Introspection and Consciousness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744794
eISBN:
9780199933396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744794.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter shows that a variety of Cartesian Conceptions of the mental are unworkable. In particular, the chapter offers a much weaker conception of limited discrimination than the one advanced by ... More


‘The Words He Uttered…’: Wordsworth

Michael O'Neill

in Romanticism and the Self-Conscious Poem

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122852
eISBN:
9780191671579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122852.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter begins with a discussion of The Excursion, a poem whose fear of the autonomous imagination results in writing that is fascinatingly, at times tragically, both repressed and expressive. ... More


The Nineties Revisited (2001)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines poetry collections of the 1990s including those by Jorie Graham, Charles Simic, and Donald Justice. It aims to trace any millennial intimations in the works of these poets and ... More


“The Language of My Former Heart”: Wordsworth, Bakhtin, and the Diachronic Dialogue

Michael Macovski

in Dialogue and Literature: Apostrophe, Auditors, and the Collapse of Romantic Discourse

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069655
eISBN:
9780199855186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069655.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter attempts to reconstruct the history of two of Wordsworth's best-known lyric poems—“Intimations Ode” and “Tintern Abbey.” Wordsworth scholars posit a so-called “intertwined development” ... More


Children

Matthew Bevis

in Wordsworth's Fun

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226652054
eISBN:
9780226652221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652221.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter and the next two focus mainly on poems outside Lyrical Ballads, taking on an unholy trinity--the child, the reprobate, and the idler--and asks why so much seems to be at stake when these ... More


The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

G. R. F. Ferrari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

This is a book about ‘intimations’: social interactions that approach outright communication but do not quite reach it. The controlling metaphor is that of a communicative scale or switch, which goes ... More


Self-intimation

Galen Strawson

in The Subject of Experience

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198777885
eISBN:
9780191823350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198777885.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter defends the Self-Intimation thesis, which states that [1] all awareness comports awareness of itself. How is [1] possible? It seems to require that awareness must be already present to ... More


Intimations of Immortality: The Artist’s Secular Sphere of Spirituality

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter reflects on how memory provides “intimations of immortality” for loved ones still alive to remember and suggests that the artist's secular sphere of spirituality occurs at the ... More


Some Marks of Mental Phenomena

Mark Textor

in Brentano's Mind

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199685479
eISBN:
9780191765636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685479.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Brentano, following Mill, conceived of psychology as the science of mental phenomena. In the framework of this conception of psychology, he made proposals about how to distinguish physical from ... More


Intimations Revisited: From the Crisis Lyrics to Wordsworth in 1817

Paul H. Fry

in Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126488
eISBN:
9780300145410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126488.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses four of William Wordsworth's poems: “Tintern Abbey”, the Intimations Ode, “Resolution and Independence” and “Peele Castle” as poems that all recalling a single poem. These ... More


Insincerity and the Opacity of the Self

Andreas Stokke

in Lying and Insincerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825968
eISBN:
9780191865022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825968.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses insincerity in light of the fact that many beliefs and intentions are non-transparent. First, for some mental states, one may be in such states without believing that one is. ... More


Intimation

G. R. F. Ferrari

in The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

The communicative scale is introduced. What is fundamental to communication is the intention of the communicator rather than the codes that languages employ. Following the model first proposed by ... More


Dressed to Communicate—Or Not

G. R. F. Ferrari

in The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

Intimation is illustrated with an extended example: how we dress. Full-on communication with clothes is rare. The reason is this: unless the audience is already primed for a communication, your ... More


Storytelling as Intimation: The Model Presented

G. R. F. Ferrari

in The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

Full-on communications and half-on intimations are both overt. A kind of intimation that combines the overt and covert is now introduced, whose underlying form is ‘I want you to know that I do not ... More


Storytelling as Intimation: The Model Defended and Refined

G. R. F. Ferrari

in The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

The chapter argues against a ‘conversational’ model of the relation between storyteller and audience, on the grounds that it puts the storyteller at too little distance from the audience. Although ... More


Situational Irony: The World Made Intimative

G. R. F. Ferrari

in The Messages We Send: Social Signals and Storytelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198798422
eISBN:
9780191840487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798422.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Aesthetics

When a situation feels like a story, we call it ironic. It seems audience-directed, though we know it is not. On the other hand, a large class of situations that strike people as ironic are simple ... More


Real Direct Realism: Reflections on Perception

Galen Strawson

in Phenomenal Qualities: Sense, Perception, and Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198712718
eISBN:
9780191781049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712718.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter makes a number of arguments. Direct realism is true, when properly understood. The issue of its truth or falsity must be kept separate from the issue of scepticism regarding an external ... More


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