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Monotheism in Isaiah 40–55

Mark S. Smith

in The Origins of Biblical Monotheism: Israel's Polytheistic Background and the Ugaritic Texts

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134803
eISBN:
9780199834655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513480X.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This last chapter offers a study of the monotheistic rhetoric in what is considered the most prominent evidence of this language, namely Isaiah 40–55. The language of monotheism in this section of ... More


The Normative Nature of Perceptual Experience

Sean D. Kelly

in Perceiving the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195386196
eISBN:
9780199866748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386196.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When we perceive an object or one of its properties, it is natural to think that the perception involves a representation of the thing or property seen. This paper argues that perception necessarily ... More


The Self-Referentiality of the Qurʼān: Sura 3:7 as an Exegetical Challenge

Stefan Wild

in With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The self-referentiality of the Qurʼān is increasingly viewed as one of its central features. Given the fact that the Qurʼān is primarily a text to be recited to an audience, this self-referentiality ... More


‘But Transmitters’? 1 : The Interdiscursive Alliance of Aurobindo Ghose and Sister Nivedita

ELLEKE BOEHMER

in Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920: Resistance in Interaction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198184454
eISBN:
9780191714085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184454.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter focuses on plotting the historical and intertextual course of what is known of Aurobindo's and Sister Nivedita's partnership, particularly their cross-nationalist connections text —the ... More


Conclusion

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book has demonstrated that it is possible to understand philosophy without the end of its history and its history without the end of philosophy. To do so, it has analyzed the theme of the end or ... More


Theatricality

Emanuele Senici

in Music in the Present Tense: Rossini's Italian Operas in Their Time

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226663548
eISBN:
9780226663685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663685.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter addresses recent theories of modern theatricality, which is understood as a way of turning away from a reality that has ceased to make sense. The heightened theatricality of Rossini’s ... More


Structures of Justification

Jürgen Neyer

in The Justification of Europe: A Political Theory of Supranational Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641246
eISBN:
9780191745591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641246.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Theory

Chapter Seven of the book reconstructs the legal and political practices of the European Union in the terms of the right to justification. The EU is reconceptualized as a transnational discourse ... More


The novel as therapy: Ministrations of voice in an age of risk: Lecture on the Novel in English Read 15 May 2014

Patricia Waugh

in British Academy Lectures 2014-15

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780197265987
eISBN:
9780191772054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265987.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Examining relations between ‘therapy culture’ and the ‘risk society’, this essay suggests that the novel developed to offer a powerful workout for the kinds of socio-cognitive capacities and ... More


Caroline Spurgeon, The Art of Reading (1913)

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

in The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226735948
eISBN:
9780226736273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736273.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Caroline Spurgeon devised her 1913 Art of Reading course at Bedford College for Women to guide beginning students through the process of academic research. She began by teaching them how to pull a ... More


Cleanth Brooks, Modern Poetry (1963), and Edmund Wilson, Literature of the Civil War (1959)

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

in The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226735948
eISBN:
9780226736273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736273.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Disciplinary historians imagine the classrooms around mid-century as filled with rows of GI Bill students holding mimeographed poems and listening intently while a New Critic charismatically ... More


The Orlando Furioso, Writing and the Construction of Meaning

Nicola Gardini

in Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266502
eISBN:
9780191884221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266502.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Nicola Gardini explores the notion of semantic truth in Orlando Furioso. It demonstrates that writing works as the ideal space for the expression of truth. Yet, as is characteristic of Ariosto, ... More


Refiguring Loss and Exile in Speak, Memory

Barbara Straumann

in Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter outlines the ambivalences of the imaginary home created by Nabokov in and through his aesthetic language, presenting a reading focused on three areas: the poetics of memory, the text’s ... More


Vacuoles of Noncommunication: Minor Politics, Communist Style and the Multitude

Nicholas Thoburn

in Deleuze and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623419
eISBN:
9780748652389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623419.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers a complementary analysis that seeks to identify the limits of Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri's Gilles Deleuze-inspired political theses. It criticises Hardt and Negri's concept ... More


Figures of Self-Reference: A Media Genealogy of the Trompe-l’oeil in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still Life

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter ventures to read the trompe-l’oeil of Dutch still life paintings as a trace of the self-referentiality of the illuminated manuscript page of the late fifteenth century, which is ... More


Weak islands and extraction

Veneeta Dayal

in Questions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199281268
eISBN:
9780191757396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281268.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter considers negative islands, wh islands, and factive/presuppositional islands which allow extraction of some wh expressions: individual denoting vs. manners, reasons, amounts; arguments ... More


Jamaica Kincaid’s Practical Politics of the Intimate in My Garden (Book):

Agnese Fidecaro

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on the clutter of seed catalogues and lists of garden nurseries in Jamaica Kincaid's My Garden (book) (1999), a collection of essays that chronicle Kincaid's gardening practice. ... More


Yukiko’s Spinach and the Nouvelle Manga Aesthetic

Christopher Bush

in Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the connections between autobiography, realism, self-referentiality, and cultural authenticity in Frédéric Boilet’s nouvelle manga, Yukiko’s Spinach. Drawing on French and ... More


Conclusion

Delia Bentley

in Existentials and Locatives in Romance Dialects of Italy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198745266
eISBN:
9780191806230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745266.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter presents the conclusions on existentials and locatives in the Romance dialects of Italy, highlighting the contribution of the volume to the following core issues in linguistic theory: ... More


The Model of Self-reference’s Consistency

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter evaluates the consistency of the reflexive a priori model that it proposes to challenge the thesis of the death of philosophy by trying to overcome the crisis engendered by the current ... More


The Model’s Fecundity

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the fecundity of the reflexive a priori model that it proposes to challenge the thesis of the death of philosophy. The question of the fecundity of the principle of congruence ... More


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