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Accentuation in Theory

Clive Brown

in Classical and Romantic Performing Practice 1750-1900

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780198161653
eISBN:
9780191716263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198161653.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Misconceptions about late 18th- and 19th-century conceptions of accentuation, a basic element of style, are abound. This chapter examines categories of accentuation. It deals with theoretical ... More


‘A Theatre Where We May Expose the Wrongs of Ireland’: Parliamentarian

A. C. Hepburn

in Catholic Belfast and Nationalist Ireland in the Era of Joe Devlin, 1871-1934

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298846
eISBN:
9780191711466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298846.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Devlin's oratorical skills. Devlin was a member of the Westminster Parliament for twenty-five years, including seventeen representing Belfast. His personal charm and ... More


The Orator: Fashioning a Ciceronian Sublime

John Dugan

in Making a New Man: Ciceronian Self-Fashioning in the Rhetorical Works

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267804
eISBN:
9780191708152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267804.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates how the Orator canonizes Cicero's own textual eloquence and seeks to control his reception, not as a political agent or speaker in performance, but as a textual entity. It ... More


Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

William L. Davis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655666
eISBN:
9781469655680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655666.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this interdisciplinary work, William L. Davis examines Joseph Smith's 1829 creation of the Book of Mormon, the foundational text of the Latter Day Saint movement. Positioning the text within the ... More


Commentary : To Nicocles

S. Usher (ed.)

in Greek Orators III: Isocrates: Panegyricus and To Nicocles

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856684142
eISBN:
9781800342866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856684142.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides commentary on Isocrates' To Nicocles. The prooemium of To Nicocles has three subjects: the writer's special claims to the prince's attention; the worthiness and necessity of his ... More


Community Presence: Collegiate Literary Societies in Gilded Age Lexington

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The second annual intercollegiate state oratorical competition was, like that of the previous year, anticipated and attended by several college students and well-wishers at the Lexington Opera House. ... More


The Dramatic Clubs Take the Stage: An Extracurricular Succession in Prewar Lexington

Kolan Thomas Morelock

in Taking the Town: Collegiate and Community Culture in the Bluegrass, 1880-1917

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125046
eISBN:
9780813135113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125046.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Margaret Preston was found to express a wide variety of cultural trends when she began to participate in theatrical arts during the years before the war broke. While these trends were found to have ... More


Epilogue

William L. Davis

in Visions in a Seer Stone: Joseph Smith and the Making of the Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655666
eISBN:
9781469655680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655666.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The epilogue concludes the study with a brief review of the role of oral composition and oral performance in the creation of the Book of Mormon, along with providing suggestions for future studies. ... More


Introduction

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the rhetoric of conspiracy among Attic orators. This book investigates why charges of conspiracy are so common in the ... More


Legal Plots and Traps

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on legal plots and traps in the oratorical corpus in ancient Athens. It explains that plots aiming to defeat a legal action or to ensnare a rival in a legal trap were almost as ... More


The Consular Speeches: The Ethos of Auctoritas and the Persona of a Consul

James M. May

in Trials of Character: The Eloquence of Ciceronian Ethos

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780807817599
eISBN:
9781469616322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616322.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter discusses the high points in Cicero's life and public career. His reaching the consulship was a source of pride that showed he had overcome his struggles for authority, influence, and ... More


Volume Editors' Introduction

in Selected Letters, Orations, and Rhetorical Dialogues

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226144030
eISBN:
9780226144122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144122.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Madeleine de Scudéry was well known as an important presence in French salons and a founder of the précieuse movement. When these were attacked and fell out of fashion (for the quite misogynist ... More


Fictional Orations From “Famous Women” (1665)1

in Selected Letters, Orations, and Rhetorical Dialogues

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226144030
eISBN:
9780226144122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226144122.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores Madeleine de Scudéry's fictional orations from “Famous Women.” Here Scudéry pulls out all the stops and produces resounding oratorical style. In most cases, she imagines the ... More


A Testimony: Shostakovich's Fourth Symphony and the End of Romantic Narrative

Boris Gasparov

in Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Shostakovich's musical composition Fourth Symphony. It suggests that despite the controversy surrounding the composition, it was the composition that marked a watershed in ... More


An Introduction to Shakespeare’s Othello

Lindsey R. Swindall

in The Politics of Paul Robeson's Othello

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738247
eISBN:
9781604738254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738247.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter introduces Shakespeare’s play and offers an overview of important precedents—from Britain, the US, and the African American community—to Robeson’s portrayal of the Moor of Venice. It ... More


Leavening Public Life: The Five Social Arenas of Clergy Cultural Production

Larry Abbott Golemon

in Clergy Education in America: Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195314670
eISBN:
9780197552872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314670.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Judaism

From the beginning of theological education in the United States, pastors, priests, and rabbis have been educated as leaders in public life by being producers of culture. This chapter describes how ... More


Reforming Church and Nation: The Vision and Cultural Practices of Protestant Seminaries

Larry Abbott Golemon

in Clergy Education in America: Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195314670
eISBN:
9780197552872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314670.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Judaism

This chapter explores Protestant theological schools that educated pastors as reformers of church and the nation after religious disestablishment. This education built upon the liberal arts of the ... More


Oratorum Romanarum Fragmenta Liberae Rei Publicae: The Letter of Cornelia, , and the Speeches of Her Father and Son

Judith P. Hallett

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the boundaries of female public speech at Rome through an analysis of a letter, preserved by Nepos, which was sent to the tribune Gaius Gracchus by his mother Cornelia. It ... More


Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina – Missa Papae Marcelli

Dennis Shrock

in Choral Monuments: Studies of Eleven Choral Masterworks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190469023
eISBN:
9780190469061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190469023.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter begins with a biographical and compositional overview, including discussions of Palestrina’s various positions in and outside of Rome; his compositional output that numbered 104 Masses, ... More


The Fragments of Republican Orators in Quintilian’s Institutio oratoria

Amedeo Raschieri

in Reading Republican Oratory: Reconstructions, Contexts, Receptions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198788201
eISBN:
9780191830167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788201.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter analyses the quotations from the orators of the Republican period in Quintilian’s Institutio oratoria. The method of quotation is extremely varied and the author shows a good first-hand ... More


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