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Hellenistic Epic and Homeric Form *

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The chapter looks at the relation of Homeric structures to Callimachus' Hecale and Apollonius' Argonautica. It starts from criticism of the time, and from the ideas of Aristotle on Homer and unity. ... More


Books and Scales

G. O. Hutchinson

in Talking Books: Readings in Hellenistic and Roman Books of Poetry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199279418
eISBN:
9780191707322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279418.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The concluding chapter looks at different scales of structure. Poems within books, or mini-series, and books within groups of books, or an œuvre, show kindred structuring. Modes of relation between ... More


Parataxis and the ‘Multiple Sentence’

Bruce Mitchell

in Old English Syntax: Concord, The Parts of Speech, and the Sentence

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119357
eISBN:
9780191671159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119357.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The term ‘parataxis’ is used here in a purely formal sense to mean a construction in which sentences or clauses are not formally subordinated one to the other. A multiple (or compound) sentence is ... More


Opaque Contexts: Indirect Discourse and Attitude Sentences

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199290932
eISBN:
9780191710445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290932.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter considers the treatment of opaque contexts, with Davidson's well-known paratactic treatment of indirect discourse as the starting point. It considers difficulties for this treatment and ... More


On Saying That

Donald Davidson

in Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246298
eISBN:
9780191715181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246297.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Davidson asks what the logical form of belief and utterance attributions are. We have to specify ‘Galileo said that p’ for a potentially infinite number of sentences that can occupy the place of p; ... More


Moods and Performances

Donald Davidson

in Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246298
eISBN:
9780191715181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246297.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Davidson collapsed the theory of sense into the theory of reference in Essay 2; he now asks whether he can do likewise with a theory of force, i.e. whether a truth theory can accommodate what mood ... More


Passage Patterns

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

A coherent string of clauses, using the connections described in the previous chapter, still has to build in the reader's mind into a hierarchically organized passage. Rhetorical manuals since ... More


Late Styles

Scott Burnham

in Rethinking Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393859
eISBN:
9780199894406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393859.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The title and content of this chapter are by way of tribute to John Daverio's striking sense of Robert Schumann's various “late styles,” but should function also as an invitation to consider the ... More


The Ur-Cantos

Helen Carr

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The Ur-Cantos, published in 1917 in Poetry as 'Three Cantos', were Pound's first attempt at his 'poem of some length', eventually to be The Cantos. Many of the images, places, poems, and stories that ... More


The Polemic of the Late Work: Adorno' Hölderlin

Robert Savage

in Language Without Soil: Adorno and Late Philosophical Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231263
eISBN:
9780823235360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231263.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter engages the problem in Theodor W. Adorno's late work—both in Friedrich Hölderlin and as a general problem of aesthetic theory. The chapter explores questions ... More


Twelve Anacoluthic Theses on Adorno's “Parataxis: On Hölderlin's Late Poetry”

David Farrell Krell

in Language Without Soil: Adorno and Late Philosophical Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231263
eISBN:
9780823235360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231263.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter offers an innovative “thetic”, approach to Theodor W. Adorno's essay by revisiting the much-discussed concept of parataxis that Adorno first developed in his ... More


Writing Place

Tim Cresswell

in Maxwell Street: Writing and Thinking Place

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226604114
eISBN:
9780226604398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226604398.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Part One of the book addresses the problem of writing place, with specific reference to Maxwell Street in Chicago. It reflects on the history or writing place in geography, anthropology and beyond ... More


Dense and Porous: Browsing, Parataxis, and the Texture of Comics

Daniel Marrone

in Forging the Past: Seth and the Art of Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496807311
eISBN:
9781496807359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496807311.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter offers a multifaceted account of the distinctive texture of comics, exploring the simultaneous fragmentation and coherence of the comics page, as well as addressing exceptional cases ... More


The “Terraqueous” Globe: Walt Whitman and the Cosmological Geography of Humboldt and Somerville

Rebecca Walsh

in The Geopoetics of Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060514
eISBN:
9780813050683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060514.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter uncovers some of modernism’s roots by demonstrating the engagement of Whitman’s “Passage to India” with teleological, cosmological geography popular in nineteenth-century America. This ... More


African Diasporic Re-Placing: Race and Environment in the Poetry of Helene Johnson and Langston Hughes

Rebecca Walsh

in The Geopoetics of Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060514
eISBN:
9780813050683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060514.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on twentieth-century African American writers who contended with the rise of environmental determinism and its implicit authorizing of colonialism and racism. This paradigm ... More


Hope in the Present: Paratactic Apocalypses and Contemplative Events in Milton’s Sonnets

Ryan Netzley

in Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263479
eISBN:
9780823266630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263479.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Milton’s sonnets explore what it means to imagine an alternative, hopeful future. This exploration occurs not only in Milton’s contemplative sonnets, but also in those praising Cromwell, Fairfax, and ... More


Vincent Van Gogh, Virginia Woolf, and Old Shoes: A Cross-Cultural Iconography of Historical Trauma from the Great War to the Iraq War

Marlene A. Briggs

in Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780989082624
eISBN:
9781781384961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780989082624.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines collective and individual responses to war, presenting a cross-cultural iconography of historical trauma from the Great War to the Iraq War. More specifically, it considers ... More


The Possibility of Speculative Writing

William S. Allen

in Aesthetics of Negativity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269280
eISBN:
9780823269334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269280.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Although Adorno is sceptical about the value of the term “linguistic artwork,” it can be rethought as a way of understanding the inter-relation of materiality and rationality in literature. ... More


The Scales of Modernity I: The Aran Islands

Cóilín Parsons

in The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767701
eISBN:
9780191821585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767701.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes John Millington Synge’s The Aran Islands in relation to its attempts to represent the increasing infringement of the global in this supposedly most isolated and traditional of ... More


Parataxis: Marianne Moore’s reticent sentences

Helen Thaventhiran

in Radical Empiricists: Five Modernist Close Readers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198713425
eISBN:
9780191804090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713425.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the little-considered prose of Marianne Moore, tracing her distinctively lucid and witty critical voice as it responds to, and participates in, some of the technical challenges ... More


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