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Radical Religious Speech: The Ingredients of a Binary World View

Sara Savage and Jose Liht

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter outlines key ingredients of Islamist radical religious speech and the social psychological needs to which they appeal, particularly among second and third generation young Muslims living ... More


Letters of Petition

James Daybell

in Women Letter-Writers in Tudor England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259915
eISBN:
9780191717437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259915.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter, based on over 1,000 letters of petition or suitors' letters, outlines the range of patronage suits made by women, contributing to the re-examination of women's political roles in early ... More


Newsbooks, Style, and Political Rhetoric

Joad Raymond

in The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199282340
eISBN:
9780191700194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282340.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter gives a general account of the varieties of rhetorical strategies deployed in newsbooks and how they developed and expanded through the decade. Though they were increasingly the voice of ... More


The Defence of Good Men (2): Treason and Other Crimes against the Roman People

Andrew Lintott

in Cicero as Evidence: A Historian's Companion

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216444
eISBN:
9780191712180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216444.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Cicero's method when defending in the repetundae court was to discount testimony rather than to examine evidence. He sought to portray his client as a good man defending Rome's empire against hostile ... More


Doing a Double Take: Reading Gender Issues in Women in Love

Thomas Strychacz

in Dangerous Masculinities: Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813031613
eISBN:
9780813038926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813031613.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Women in Love, which urges readers into a repeated strategy; they are invited to take a firm interpretive position and then to backtrack on it. It also argues that the ... More


The Art of Persuasion in Jason's Speeches: Apollonius of Rhodes, Argonautica 1

Eleni Volonaki

in Hellenistic Oratory: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199654314
eISBN:
9780191751370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654314.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores in depth the rhetorical strategies employed by Jason in Apollonius' epic poem, Argonautica, and identifies discontinuities between the rhetoric of Apollonius' epic and that of ... More


‘Englishing’ Pierre Viret: The Case of John Véron

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar

in Reformation Fictions: Polemical Protestant Dialogues in Elizabethan England

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604692
eISBN:
9780191729430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604692.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores a series of eight dialogues on purgatory, predestination, the cult of the saints, and clerical celibacy by the Frenchman John Véron (1561–2). Véron sugars his repudiation of ... More


The Citational Soul of Black Folk: W.E.B. Du Bois

Daniel Hack

in Reaping Something New: African American Transformations of Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196930
eISBN:
9781400883745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196930.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter turns to W. E. B. Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk and its deployment of nineteenth-century British literature. Du Bois himself tends to attract the adjective “Victorian” as a ... More


Playing Seriously in Renaissance Writing

Thomas Healy

in Renaissance Transformations: The Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638734
eISBN:
9780748651573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638734.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter studies the dilemmas produced by the Renaissance's belief that eloquent language was the best medium to negotiate truth, despite the fact that it could also be used to deceive. It also ... More


Ally Recruitment in Beijing

Susan Greenhalgh

in Just One Child: Science and Policy in Deng's China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253384
eISBN:
9780520941267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253384.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the search for credibility among groups of scientists. It examines the turn-of-the-century population-control target, which reveals a hidden process whereby politics and ... More


Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s Rhetoric of Ridicule and Reform

Lisa Pace Vetter

in The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479853342
eISBN:
9781479867752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853342.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, considered the “philosopher” of the early women’s rights movement, has also been criticized for her elitism and racism. This chapter examines an early manuscript in which ... More


Transient Apostle

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In a significant reevaluation of Paul's place in the early Christian story, this book explores the theme of travel in the apostle's correspondence. It casts Paul's rhetorical strategies against the ... More


The Wish to Guide and to Inform: The Genre under Pressure

C. W. Thompson

in French Romantic Travel Writing: Chateaubriand to Nerval

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199233540
eISBN:
9780191730948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233540.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter studies rare examples of more practical and informative travelogues. First, Stendhal's Promenades dans Rome (1829) offers a summary of his thinking on the arts and the life cycle of ... More


Talking about family care: practice implications

Liz Forbat

in Talking about care: Two sides to the story

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346216
eISBN:
9781447303671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346216.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The use of interpretative repertoires, rhetorical strategies, and positioning in participants' talk opens analytic pathways, for example, to look at the pervasiveness of ‘public discourses’ of care ... More


The Rhetoric of Performance in A Room of One's Own

Allen Judith

in Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636754
eISBN:
9780748651962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636754.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter concentrates on the word ‘but’, which is used self-consciously in A Room of One's Own, as well as to establish the contradictory aspects of differing voices, to interrupt, to resist any ... More


Introduction From Michel de Montaigne to the New Media: Reading Virginia Woolf in the Twenty-First Century

Allen Judith

in Virginia Woolf and the Politics of Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636754
eISBN:
9780748651962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636754.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter discusses Virginia Woolf's interest in Michel de Montaigne's ‘essayistic’ mode, a form of expression that uses very nuanced and complicated rhetorical and narrative ... More


The Cybernetician

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter offers an interpretation of the cybernetics movement that places McCulloch at the centre of the story. By doing so, it illustrates that McCulloch’s cybernetic project can be best ... More


The Wandering, Foreign God of Israel

Timothy Luckritz Marquis

in Transient Apostle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300187144
eISBN:
9780300187427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187144.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter takes a look at traveling gods and their dualistic nature. It considers the concepts of “triumphing” and “huckstering” and uses Dionysus in an attempt to further create an image of ... More


Introduction

Tara H. Abraham

in Rebel Genius: Warren S. McCulloch's Transdisciplinary Life in Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035095
eISBN:
9780262335386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035095.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter argues that the best way to understand McCulloch’s various identities is to understand them as performatively produced. Drawing on Judith Butler’s framework of performative identity, the ... More


On Trusting an Unpredictable God: A Hermeneutical Meditation on Romans 9–111

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter focuses on Romans 9–11. It studies how faith can still be faith, despite the culture embodying that faith has been removed from the social forms that served as its anchor. It turns to ... More


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