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Writings on Practice

William C. Chittick

in The Heart of Islamic Philosophy: The Quest for Self-Knowledge in the Teachings of Afdal al-Din Kashani

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139136
eISBN:
9780199834075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139135.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Includes translations of a number of Bâbâ Afdal's works that stress the importance of engaging in the philosophical quest for the sake of perfecting one's soul, actualizing the intellect, achieving a ... More


Mr. Eliot's Wartime Services

Vincent Sherry

in The Great War and the Language of Modernism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195178180
eISBN:
9780199788002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178180.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter tracks Eliot's poetic development from his arrival in London in August 1914 until the publication of The Waste Land in 1922. The initial difficulties he experienced in composing poems ... More


Celebrating Mediation: The Poet as Translator

Chana Kronfeld

in The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804782951
eISBN:
9780804797214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782951.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Amichai sees the work of translation as a model for the poet's own in-between-ness, as well as for the translator/poet's inescapable secondariness. That the poet, like the translator, plays an ... More


Jacob's Prophecies: Two Story Rungs

Mary Douglas

in In the Wilderness: The Doctrine of Defilement in the Book of Numbers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245413
eISBN:
9780191697463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245413.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses literary structure and focuses on two story rungs. The diagram of the sons of Jacob standing around the tabernacle records the historical effect of his curses, reflected in ... More


KENNETH HESKETH (b. 1968)Chronicles of the Time (Lamentations from ‘Macbeth’) (2012): Text by William Shakespeare

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 2: Works Written From 2000 Onwards

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199390960
eISBN:
9780199391011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390960.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter discusses British composer Kenneth Hesketh’s Chronicles of the Time (Lamentations from ‘Macbeth’) (2012). This work, showing Hesketh’s understanding of the voice, is an exciting and ... More


Henry Vaughan and the Practice of Poetry

Robert Wilcher

in Keeping the Ancient Way: Aspects of the Life and Work of Henry Vaughan (1621-1695)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859746
eISBN:
9781800852440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859746.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter notes that early critics expressed distaste for Vaughan’s use of metaphysical conceits, disjointed rhythms and imperfect rhymes; and it explores the more nuanced approaches to these ... More


Faithfulness and Componentiality in Metrics

Bruce Hayes

in The Nature of the Word: Studies in Honor of Paul Kiparsky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780262083799
eISBN:
9780262274890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262083799.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

The principles of metrics are static constraints rather than derivational rules, an idea supported by Paul Kiparsky. Optimality Theory (OT), an important approach to constraint-based grammars, finds ... More


Horatian Hymn and the Carmen Saeculare

Michael C. J. Putnam

in Horace's "Carmen Saeculare": Ritual Magic and the Poet`s Art

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083330
eISBN:
9780300130454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083330.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter evaluates the originality of the Carmen Saeculare as a hymn. It examines the challenges Horace had set for himself in this poem compared to his earlier lyric prayers and its influence on ... More


Mozart, Sonata for Violin and Piano, K. 481, Adagio

Carl Schachter

in The Art of Tonal Analysis: Twelve Lessons in Schenkerian Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190227395
eISBN:
9780190227425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227395.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Lesson 7 focuses on the Adagio from Mozart’s Piano and Violin Sonata K. 481. The relationship between form (including rondo form and “quatrain form”) and voice leading remains a central concern. ... More


A New Generation of Musical Civilities: The Quatrains de Pibrac

Kate van Orden

in Materialities: Books, Readers, and the Chanson in Sixteenth-Century Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199360642
eISBN:
9780199360666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360642.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

During the religious wars in France (1562-1629), concerns over violence and spirituality increased, and chansons fell out of favor, particularly those setting lascivious poetry. This era ushered in ... More


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