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Negative Indefinites

Doris Penka

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199567263
eISBN:
9780191723261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567263.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This exploration of the syntax-semantics interface is concerned with negative indefinites like English ‘nobody’, ‘nothing’, etc. and their counterparts in other languages. A cross-linguistically ... More


Shakespeare Verbatim: The Reproduction of Authenticity and the 1790 Apparatus

Margreta De Grazia

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117780
eISBN:
9780191671067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This book challenges traditional Shakespeare scholarship through a study of its textual primacy in the late eighteenth century. The book's examination of earlier treatments demonstrates that concepts ... More


Aristotle on Perception

Stephen Everson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238638
eISBN:
9780191597374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238630.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

In this book, Stephen Everson offers a comprehensive investigation of Aristotle's account of perception. Everson explains how Aristotle accounts for our ability to perceive such things as colours and ... More


Reading Gregory of Nyssa on Christ, Salvation, and Human Transformation

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter offers some reflections on how Gregory is read, to what extent these readings reflect developments in recent theology and the study of patristics, and to what extent they reflect ... More


Macrina—in Life and in Letters

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The bond between Gregory of Nyssa an his sister, Macrina, as portrayed in On the Soul and the Resurrection and in The Life of Macrina, has been used by some modern writers as a kind of test to verify ... More


Reading Gregory on Sex, Gender, and Embodiment

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents some reflections on feminist readings of Gregory. There is a move away from what one might call relatively straightforward or surface readings of Gregory — ones which, for ... More


Conclusions

Morwenna Ludlow

in Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modern

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199280766
eISBN:
9780191712906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280766.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This concluding chapter draws together some more general answers to the question of why Gregory has been interpreted in so many different ways, first looking at the question from the perspective of ... More


Negation and the speech act

Sophie Repp

in Negation in Gapping

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543601
eISBN:
9780191715587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543601.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

Chapter 4 investigates the wide‐scope and some more narrow‐scope readings. It argues that the negation in these readings operates on the speech act rather than on the propositional level and gives a ... More


 Death and Dying in History

Albert N. Hamscher and Kenneth S. Davis

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Based on nearly thirty years experience of teaching a university course on “death and dying in history,” the first section of this chapter offers practical advice about organizing such a course: ... More


Locales

Hagit Borer

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter relates two questions concerning bare noun arguments: (i) the contrast between the acceptability in Hebrew of sentence initial V‐S with bare noun subjects where V is unaccusative, and ... More


Intensionalization

Pieter A. M. Seuren

in Language in Cognition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559473
eISBN:
9780191721137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559473.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Extensional predicates, such as ape, are sometimes forced to include virtual elements as well, as in An ape is worshipped here, which is also true when a virtual ape is worshipped. This phenomenon ... More


Sermons, Sacramentaries, and Early Sources for the Office in the Latin West: The Example of Advent

Margot E. Fassler

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter demonstrates how liturgical scholars traditionally study the Office, working out of the example of the Advent season and its history. It lays out the common source materials for the ... More


Overview

Raffaella De Rosa

in Descartes and the Puzzle of Sensory Representation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570379
eISBN:
9780191722455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570379.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

This chapter introduces the reader to the problem of sensory misrepresentation in Descartes scholarship and outlines the argumentative strategies for solving it that will be fully developed in the ... More


Milton and the Romantics

David Fairer

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

According to Joseph Wittreich, Romantic poets empowered Milton by making him whole again through their readings of his poetry in the future tense, so that poems emerging from one moment of crisis ... More


Hegel's Doppelsatz: A Neutral Reading

Robert Stern

in Hegelian Metaphysics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199239108
eISBN:
9780191716942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239108.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In the Preface to the Philosophy of Right, Hegel writes that ‘what is rational is actual; and what is actual is rational’. This so-called Doppelsatz has been much discussed, with commentators ... More


Coargument Coconstrual and the Varieties of Dependent Identity

Ken Safir

in The Syntax of Anaphora

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166132
eISBN:
9780199788460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166132.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores coargument coconstrual relations and the varieties of dependent identity relations, including guise and proxy readings. It is shown that different dependent forms participate in ... More


A Dialect Written in the Spelling of the Capital: Basil Bunting Goes Home

Matthew Hart

in Nations of Nothing But Poetry: Modernism, Transnationalism, and Synthetic Vernacular Writing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390339
eISBN:
9780199776191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390339.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter analyzes the late poems of Basil Bunting. It questions why Bunting's return to northern England in middle age — a nostos that shapes his autobiographical poem, Briggflatts (1966) ... More


Nation and Individuation: Manhood and the Aesthetics of Womanly Desire

Esha Niyogi De

in Empire, Media, and the Autonomous Woman: A Feminist Critique of Postcolonial Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072553
eISBN:
9780199080915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072553.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Diachronic and synchronic readings are used to present a description of Tagore's gendered ethic of the ‘individual person’. This is said to become cumulatively complex with the way it grapples with ... More


Was That “Different,” “Dissident” or “Dissonant”?: Poetry (n) the Public Spear: Slams, Open Readings, and Dissident Traditions

Maria Damon

in Close Listening: Poetry and the Performed Word

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109924
eISBN:
9780199855261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109924.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter was written for an audience, but that audience comprises individual readers rather than a gathered crowd ready for aural pleasure. The chapter presents open readings and their more ... More


Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Why do philosophers read literature? How do they read it? And to what extent does their philosophy derive from their reading of literature? Anyone who has read contemporary European philosophers has ... More


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