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Knowledge Stories

Richard Foley

in When Is True Belief Knowledge?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154725
eISBN:
9781400842308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154725.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter talks about how stories drive the contemporary theory of knowledge. The practice is to tell a tiny story, use it to elicit an intuition about whether the subject has or lacks knowledge, ... More


Ka Li‘u o ka Pa‘akai (Well Seasoned with Salt): Recognizing Literary Devices, Rhetorical Strategies, and Aesthetics in Kanaka Maoli Literature

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines certain hallmarks of Hawaiian literature by focusing on mo‘okū‘auhau (genealogy) as a key traditional meiwi that was adapted from oral traditions to ka palapala (literature). ... More


The Dublin-Trieste Cradle: Delivery

Cóilín Owens

in James Joyce's Painful Case

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031934
eISBN:
9780813038759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031934.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses further features concerning James Joyce's story “A Painful Case”. It is able to observe the physical exercise of walking as being Joyce's favourite form of exercise as ... More


Representing Epilepsy: Myth and Matter

Jeannette Stirling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312373
eISBN:
9781846316173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316173
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

At least 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy. This book seeks to understand the epileptic body as a literary or figurative device intelligible beyond a medical framework. The author argues that ... More


Xenophon Takes Command

Michael A. Flower

in Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195188677
eISBN:
9780190261221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195188677.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the literary devices Xenophon has employed in introducing himself as the hero of the Anabasis. The character of Xenophon has been carefully integrated into the story during a ... More


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