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Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative methods have become increasingly popular among researchers in the professions: social work, nursing, education, business, computer science, and occupational therapy. And while many ... More


Ways of Telling

Julian Johnson

in Mahler's Voices: Expression and Irony in the Songs and Symphonies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195372397
eISBN:
9780199870844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372397.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Mahler's symphonies have often been compared to novels, and their method of proceeding likened to that of such writers as Dostoyevsky, Jean Paul, and E. T. A. Hoffmann. This idea is discussed with ... More


Literatures in Dialogue: A Comparison of Attitudes to Speech in Babylonian and Middle Egyptian Literature1

Martin Worthington

in Ancient Egyptian Literature: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265420
eISBN:
9780191760471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265420.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter operates in the sphere of influence-free literary comparison, comparing what Babylonian and Middle Egyptian literature say about speech. It argues that in Middle Egyptian literature, ... More


Jim Crace

Philip Tew

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069123
eISBN:
9781781701232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069123.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Jim Crace is one of the most imaginative of contemporary novelists. The author of nine novels, he has received great public and intellectual acclaim across the UK, Europe, Australia and the United ... More


Heaven’s Riddles or the Hell Trick: Theodicy and Narrative Strategies

Emily T. Hudson

in Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860760
eISBN:
9780199979936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860760.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 5 analyzes the epic’s treatment of several important themes through considering whether the Mahābhārata provides a rationale for the existence of suffering (i.e., a theodicy). First, this ... More


The Unforgiving Servant

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 11 is focused on the question of forgiveness – God's forgiveness and human forgiveness. It argues that according to the Gospels, God's forgiveness is limitless and that the human forgiveness ... More


The Dishonest Steward

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

As this chapter shows, the parable of the Dishonest Steward is the prime example of Jesus’ narrative strategy of comparing God to morally unsavory characters and thus forcing the hearer to actively ... More


Introduction: The Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahābhārata

Emily T. Hudson

in Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860760
eISBN:
9780199979936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860760.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The opening chapter introduces the Mahābhārata by briefly discussing its history, its central story and concepts, and some of the basic literary features that will be drawn upon in greater detail in ... More


Time That Ripens and Rots All Creatures

Emily T. Hudson

in Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860760
eISBN:
9780199979936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860760.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 4 explores the theme of time. First, two dominant “theories of time,” the system of world ages or “yugas” and what scholars have called the epic’s “doctrine of time” (kālavāda) are examined. ... More


Narrative Convention and Form

M.K. Raghavendra

in Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696547
eISBN:
9780199080281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696547.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter looks into the regarded ‘constant features’ of Indian popular cinema. Here the essential features of popular cinema are identified to understand the transformations in the narrative ... More


The Eyesight of Insight: Dhṛtarāṣṭra and Moral Blindness

Emily T. Hudson

in Disorienting Dharma: Ethics and the Aesthetics of Suffering in the Mahabharata

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860760
eISBN:
9780199979936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860760.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 3 investigates the depiction of a single character, Dhṛtarāṣṭra, as both a victim and an agent of suffering. While Dhṛtarāṣṭra has received little attention from Mahābhārata scholars, this ... More


The Talents

Anna Wierzbicka

in What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that the parable of the Talents is aimed at all people rather than at this or that particular group, as has often been argued in the literature. It points out that as in a number ... More


Postscript: After Kim

David Sergeant

in Kipling's Art of Fiction 1884-1901

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684588
eISBN:
9780191765889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684588.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This postscript to the book provides a brief account of Kipling’s career after Kim. It suggests some of the ways in which the divide between authoritarian and complex fiction, and the formal features ... More


Proust’s Farewell to the Family

Barry McCrea

in In the Company of Strangers: Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157636
eISBN:
9780231527330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157636.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time), a novel distinct from the others previously discussed in this book in its focus on literal homosexuality and the ... More


The Construction of Hemingway: Masculine Style and Style-less Masculinity

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses more fully the history of the reception of Hemingway's representations of masculinity. The account presented in this chapter shows that the gradually emerging animus against ... More


Conversations with Nature

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter focuses on Miyazawa Kenji's experimentation with narrative strategies involving dialogue with local landscape and with his idea of Iihatov in The Restaurant of Many Orders. It explains ... More


Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema

M.K. Raghavendra

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696547
eISBN:
9780199080281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696547.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Discussing the gradual transformation of Indian popular cinema into a ‘global entertainment’, this book examines the direction, the existing codes, the system employed, and the meaning that emerges ... More


Toward a Provincializing Literary Production

in On Uneven Ground: Miyazawa Kenji and the Making of Place in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776868
eISBN:
9780804778886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776868.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the provincialization of literary production in Japan in the context of Miyazawa Kenji's children's book The Restaurant of Many Orders. It explains that many of Miyazawa's ... More


Introduction

Alison Rowlands

in Witchcraft Narratives in Germany: Rothenburg, 1561-1652

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719052590
eISBN:
9781781700167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719052590.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on the trials involving allegations and confessions of maleficent or demonic witchcraft that took place in the German city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber between c.1561 and c.1652. ... More


Reclaiming the Story and Finding the Frame

Sarah C. Bishop

in Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917159
eISBN:
9780190917197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917159.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter offers both theoretical and pragmatic contextualization as activist narrators describe the diverse ways they conceive of and negotiate narrative frames and strategies toward the goal of ... More


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