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Rhetoric: Readings in French Literature

Michael Hawcroft

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159841
eISBN:
9780191673726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159841.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Rhetoric is the art of persuasion, whether spoken or written. The first chapter of this book sets out its principles providing an easily-consulted outline of key terms and a wide range of ... More


A Rhetorical View of Captioning

Sean Zdenek

in Reading Sounds: Closed-Captioned Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226312644
eISBN:
9780226312811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226312811.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter introduces the book’s argument in terms of seven transformations of meaning that closed captioning enables: captions contextualize, clarify, formalize, equalize, linearize, time-shift, ... More


A Working Rhetorical World: Job’s Self-Witness in Chapters 29–31

Carol A. Newsom

in The Book of Job: A Contest of Moral Imaginations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195396287
eISBN:
9780199852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396287.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents a rhetorical analysis of chapters 29–31, beginning with a look at Job’s self-presentation. Here in chapters 29–31, more than in any other rendering of Job in the book, he is ... More


William as Exegete

Timothy Bellamah, O.P.

in The Biblical Interpretation of William of Alton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199753604
eISBN:
9780199918812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753604.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 considers William’s exegesis. Thirteenth-century biblical interpretation was marked by an increasing interest in the literal sense and a progressive tendency to identify it with the ... More


. Thessalonians, Galatians, Romans

George A. Kennedy

in New Testament Interpretation Through Rhetorical Criticism

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807841204
eISBN:
9781469616261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807841204.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter starts by looking at 1 Thessalonians from the New Testament of the Bible. Historians believe that Paul the Apostle wrote this letter from Corinth. The book consists of two main parts, ... More


A Text Rhetorically Designed to Fuel Interdisciplinary Hostilities

in Shaping Science with Rhetoric: The Cases of Dobzhansky, Schrodinger, and Wilson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226099064
eISBN:
9780226099088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099088.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

A rhetorical analysis of Wilson's Consilience can offer a new way of understanding why his appeal for interdisciplinarity has not been as successful as he hoped it would be. It suggests that both ... More


Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Yasir Suleiman and Ibrahim Muhawi

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This study presents an original look at how ‘the nation’ is represented in the literature of the Middle East. It includes chapters on Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine and Israel, drawing on the ... More


Introduction to Studies in Romanticism (1979)

Martin McQuillan

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this introduction to Studies in Romanticism (1979), Paul de Man talks about the papers that make up the journal. According to de Man, the essays collected in Studies in Romanticism come as close ... More


Early Modern Emotion and the Economy of Scarcity

in The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309798
eISBN:
9780226309934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309934.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter primarily deals with Aristotle's Rhetoric and Thomas Hobbes to outline a “political economy’’ wherein passions are constituted as differences in power, and conditioned not by their ... More


Weaponizing Victimhood: Discourses of Oppression and the Maintenance of Supremacy on the Right

Lee Bebout

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes a rhetoric of “weaponized victimhood” and its crucial role in uniting disparate factions of the contemporary American Right. Weaponized victimhood speaks to a felt sense of loss ... More


NRA Media and Second Amendment Identity Politics

Dawn R. Gilpin

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the National Rifle Association (NRA) as not merely a lobbying outfit, trade association, or hobbyist group, but as a full-fledged mediasphere. Since the early 2000s, the NRA ... More


Name That Varmint: From Gregor to Josephine

Jay Geller

in Bestiarium Judaicum: Unnatural Histories of the Jews

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823275595
eISBN:
9780823277148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter undertakes close readings of Kafka’s first and last published animal narratives, The Metamorphosis and “Josephine the Singer.” It focuses upon the different strategies by which Kafka ... More


Taking Conservative News Seriously

A. J. Bauer and Anthony Nadler

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter advocates for a newly concerted interdisciplinary research agenda focused on right-wing or conservative news. It provides a brief history of right-wing media and ... More


Slow Revelations: James Joyce and the Rhetorics of Reading

Joseph Brooker

in Modernism and Close Reading

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198749967
eISBN:
9780191890871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749967.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the connection between modernism and close reading with reference to one major modernist writer, James Joyce. It examines a small number of examples of the close reading of ... More


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