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Art and Morality (I)

A. E. Denham

in Metaphor and Moral Experience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240105
eISBN:
9780191680076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240105.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

Ethics and aesthetics may not be one, but the historical association of their ascendants, morality and art, is an intimate and long-standing one. Like most long associations, theirs has featured a ... More


Metaphor and Moral Experience

A. E. Denham

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240105
eISBN:
9780191680076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240105.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

This book examines the parallels between moral and metaphorical discourse, and the ways in which our engagement with literary art, and metaphorical discourse in particular, informs our moral beliefs. ... More


Walking on Stilts

Christopher Prendergast

in Mirages and Mad Beliefs: Proust the Skeptic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155203
eISBN:
9781400846313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155203.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Marcel Proust's use of the term “metaphor” in À la recherche du temps perdu, focusing in particular on a paragraph in which the image of heights is transferred to the aged Duc ... More


The End of the Poem

Jennifer Ferriss-Hill

in Horace's Ars Poetica: Family, Friendship, and the Art of Living

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195025
eISBN:
9780691197432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195025.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter assesses the end of Horace's Ars Poetica. In considering the poem's final lines, the chapter returns to its opening ones, showing how they are linked through a concern with the visual ... More


Art and Morality (2)

A. E. Denham

in Metaphor and Moral Experience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240105
eISBN:
9780191680076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240105.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Moral Philosophy

It is now clear that works of literary art can inform moral judgements, contributing to their justifiability and their truth. This chapter suggests how certain features of metaphor can be extended to ... More


Introduction: An Art of Handling

David Russell

in Tact: Aesthetic Liberalism and the Essay Form in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196923
eISBN:
9781400887903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196923.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter outlines some basic claims about tact, the subjects it touches upon, and the way this book is framed. In broadest terms: tact privileges encounters over knowledge, and an ... More


Euripides’s Revolution under Cover: An Essay

Pietro Pucci

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700613
eISBN:
9781501704055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700613.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores Euripides's revolutionary literary art. While scholars have long pointed to subversive elements in Euripides's plays, this book goes a step further in identifying a Euripidean ... More


Criticism of Art

Steve Bein

in Purifying Zen: Watsuji Tetsuro's Shamon Dogen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835101
eISBN:
9780824868505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835101.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on Dōgen's criticism of art. For Dōgen, who resurrected the original demand of “one or the other” in early Buddhism, temples and statues of the Buddha were not in any way ... More


Foucault and Deleuze on acid

Dave Boothroyd

in Culture on Drugs: Narco-cultural Studies of High Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055980
eISBN:
9781781700921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055980.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the dialogue on the subject of drugs, madness and philosophy that can be traced in several texts by Michel Foucault and Gilles Deleuze. It addresses the question of the ... More


Art and Freedom in the Era of “The Church of Your Choice”

Una M. Cadegan

in All Good Books Are Catholic Books: Print Culture, Censorship, and Modernity in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451126
eISBN:
9780801468988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451126.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines efforts by Catholics to influence the content of American popular culture, such as motion pictures and all-fiction “pulp” magazines. It first discusses the perceptions of ... More


Of Swords, Sandals, and Statues: The Myth of the Living Statue

Vito Adriaensens

in Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474410892
eISBN:
9781474438469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410892.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As sculpture is the classical art par excellence, statues abound in films set in Greek or Roman antiquity. Moreover, many of the mythological tropes involving sculptures that have persisted on the ... More


Henry James, 1843–1916: A Brief Biography

Kendall Johnson

in A Historical Guide to Henry James

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195121353
eISBN:
9780190252755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195121353.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter presents a brief biography of Henry James (1843–1916). It recounts James's family and social life and remarkable productivity as an author, having written more than one hundred short ... More


Adapting Dialogue and Authorial Double-voicing

Jennifer O'Meara

in Engaging Dialogue: Cinematic Verbalism in American Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474420624
eISBN:
9781474449564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420624.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dialogue’s association with the literary arts is a key reason why it has been historically undervalued within film studies. Adaptation scholars have demonstrated sustained interest in voice-overs, as ... More


M. Hiriyanna, “Indian Aesthetics 2,” “Art Experience 2” (1951)

Nalini Bhushan and Jay L. Garfield

in Indian Philosophy in English: From Renaissance to Independence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199769261
eISBN:
9780190267605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769261.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter presents an excerpt from Mysore Hiriyanna's 1954 book Art Experience, in which he examines the aesthetics of the literary arts as well as the connection between aesthetics and ethics. ... More


The Magazine Revolution, 1880–1920

Amanda Hinnant and Berkley Hudson

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the growth of magazines in the United States during the period 1880–1920, along with the factors that made magazines less expensive and more available to the general public. It ... More


Yūgen, Sabi: Take, Sabi, and Yūgen in Japanese Short Poems (Tanka)

Ueda Juzō

in Japan's Frames of Meaning: A Hermeneutics Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834609
eISBN:
9780824870546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834609.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter states that the representations of things (mono) that are expressed by words in poetry and other literary arts tend to be remarkably vague from a visual standpoint. At the same time, ... More


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