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Artworld Metaphysics

Robert Kraut

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228126
eISBN:
9780191711053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228126.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The artworld is a complicated place. It contains acts of artistic creation, interpretation, evaluation, preservation, misunderstanding, and condemnation. The goal of this book is to turn a critical ... More


Why Does Jazz Matter to Aesthetic Theory?

Robert Kraut

in Artworld Metaphysics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228126
eISBN:
9780191711053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228126.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The goal of this chapter is to determine the role, if any, that jazz performance might play in motivating and/or evaluating an aesthetic theory. The upshot is that jazz is theoretically relevant ... More


Introduction: Artworld Data and Aesthetic Theory

Robert Kraut

in Artworld Metaphysics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228126
eISBN:
9780191711053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228126.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Aesthetic theory occupies a curiously ”marginalized” position on the philosophical map. This chapter identifies two contributing factors: a tendency to collapse the distinction between artworld ... More


Cultural Cohesive Forces

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapter 1 compares the culture of the Deaf-World to cultural properties of ethnic groups. The terms of comparison include language, bonding to one's kind, cultural rules and values, social ... More


Postscript: Language, Speaker, Artist

Robert Kraut

in Artworld Metaphysics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228126
eISBN:
9780191711053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228126.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A salient theme in previous chapters concerns the assimilation of artistic genres to natural languages, or—less ambitiously—the tendency to embrace analogies between artforms and linguistic ... More


Goodman’s Symbol Theory

Dominic Lopes

in Understanding Pictures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272037
eISBN:
9780191699566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272037.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

In Languages of Art, Goodman argues that just as words, descriptions, and sentences are symbols belonging to languages, so pictures are symbols in systems of representation. In this chapter, before ... More


Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This book contributes to two fields, the history of the language arts and the history of literary theory. It brings together sources in the disciplines of grammar and rhetoric which were used to ... More


General Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This book brings together pedagogical texts that represent the contributions of grammar and rhetoric to literary theory during the Middle Ages, a period spanning the late Latin antiquity to the ... More


The Arts as Catalysts for Educational Reform

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

The arts can add dimensions that improve the effectiveness of education, but reform might be too strong a term to characterize these contributions. A few examples of how the arts have been used as ... More


Music and Language Arts

Kristin Harney

in Integrating Music Across the Elementary Curriculum

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190085582
eISBN:
9780190085629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085582.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter explores connections between music and English language arts. It includes rationales for integrating music and language arts, common links between the two disciplines, and a discussion ... More


Practices

David Jhave Johnston

in Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry's Ontological Implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034517
eISBN:
9780262334396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034517.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Digital poetry case-studies. The chapter begins with precedents, typographic explorers, and parallel practitioners. The bulk of the chapter offers numerous case-studies of contemporary (1995-2015) ... More


Philosophy's Turn

Larry F. Norman

in The Shock of the Ancient: Literature and History in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226591483
eISBN:
9780226591506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591506.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In his 1687 reply to Perrault's Modern manifesto, Longepierre makes many concessions. Indeed, he concedes the advantage to modernity in all domains except one: the arts of language. When the Discours ... More


A Question of Style

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

in Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the philosophical styles of Alain Badiou and Gilles Deleuze. It suggests that although Badiou and Deleuze share a passionate, all-pervasive and persistent interest in literary ... More


Reading Language Art in Digital Media: Reconfigurations of Experimental Practices

John Cayley

in Reading Experimental Writing

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474440387
eISBN:
9781474481236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440387.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines recent digital language art through the prism of Johanna Drucker's recent work, combined with a Derridean exploration of 'grammalepsy'. Reading is renegotiated through ... More


Thierry of Chartres, Commentaries on the De inventione and Rhetorica Ad Herennium, CA. 1130–1140

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses commentaries written around 1130–1140 by Thierry of Chartres on De inventione and Rhetorica ad Herennium. Both works reflect Thierry's commitment to the language arts and the ... More


Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0042
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This section focuses on professional, civic, and scholastic approaches to the language arts that were developed between ca. 1225 and ca. 1272. More specifically, it discusses the emergence of a ... More


Robert Barry: Conceptualism and Energy

Douglas Kahn

in Earth Sound Earth Signal: Energies and Earth Magnitude in the Arts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520257801
eISBN:
9780520956834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257801.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Robert Barry’s works for the January 5-31, 1969 exhibition, one of the key moments in the history of conceptual art, are described in terms of electromagnetism, from radio carrier waves to ... More


Buenos Aires Blues: Modernism in the Creole City

Vera M. Kutzinski

in The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the reception of Langston Hughes' writing in Buenos Aires. Rather than focus on poems that place Hughes in the context of transatlantic modernisms, it situates his verse in the ... More


Introduction

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0051
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This section focuses on the diffusion of grammatical and rhetorical theory in Latin teaching and especially in English vernacular writing. It presents texts that represent aspects of this diffusion ... More


Changing the Classroom?: Autonomy and Expression in Japanese Language and Literature

Peter Cave

in Schooling Selves: Autonomy, Interdependence, and Reform in Japanese Junior High Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226367729
eISBN:
9780226368054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368054.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

This chapter looks at how educational reform affected junior high school teaching, focusing on the subject of language arts, or Japanese language and literature (kokugo). Despite the reformist ... More


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