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” … take the book … and tell God to make them dead … “: Scripturalization as White Men's Hegemony

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 opens a window onto Equiano’s understanding and practice of the power that scripturalization represents.


Language

Florian Cramer

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the detailed relationship software and language; it states that software processes the natural language and constructs in programming languages. The chapter explores the ... More


History and the flux of time

Lynda Mugglestone

in Samuel Johnson and the Journey into Words

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199679904
eISBN:
9780191760099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679904.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Lexicography

This chapter engages in detail with Johnson’s reading of time and language in the Dictionary, as well as embedding it within contemporary readings of time (and its desired control). If languages, for ... More


Journeys into words

Lynda Mugglestone

in Samuel Johnson and the Journey into Words

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199679904
eISBN:
9780191760099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679904.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Lexicography

This chapter provides an overview of the book as a whole, looking at Johnson’s interest in the trope of lexicography as a form of journey, and the ways in which this inherited trope was to be made ... More


The ordered state: Power, authority, and the written word

Lynda Mugglestone

in Samuel Johnson and the Journey into Words

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199679904
eISBN:
9780191760099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679904.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Lexicography

This chapter considers the state of the written language that is established by means of the Dictionary, in both intention and actuality. A particular focus lies in the conflicting models of order ... More


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