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Introduction: Roland Barthes, an Interdisciplinary Subject

Diana Knight (ed.)

in Interdisciplinary Barthes: Proceedings of the British Academy • 228

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197266670
eISBN:
9780191905391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266670.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The disciplinary range of Barthes’s work is unusually diverse, as is that of its reception. An energetic contributor to the human sciences in postwar France, Barthes is credited with a pivotal role ... More


INCONGRUITY AND PREDICTABILITY IN BRITISH DANCE BAND MUSIC OF THE 1920S AND 1930S

Derek B. Scott

in FROM THE EROTIC TO THE DEMONIC: On Critical Musicology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151961
eISBN:
9780199870394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151961.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter is concerned with the ideology of “high” and “low“ art, and how this impacts upon both musical style and reception. Defenses of the popular that relate its value to its historical ... More


Exploring the Myths about Parkinson’s Disease

Yves Agid and Andreas Hartmann

in Dopamine Handbook

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373035
eISBN:
9780199865543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373035.003.0029
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems, History of Neuroscience

This chapter addresses nine myths about Parkinson's disease (PD). Among these are the myths that PD is a movement disorder characterized by the classic triad of akinesia, rigidity, and tremor; that ... More


"Impersonal Enunciation, or the Place of Film"

Christian Metz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173674
eISBN:
9780231540643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173674.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Christian Metz is best known for applying Saussurean theories of semiology to film analysis. In the 1970s, he used Sigmund Freud's psychology and Jacques Lacan's mirror theory to explain the ... More


Beyond Theory

Howard Felperin

in Beyond Deconstruction: The Uses and Abuses of Literary Theory

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128960
eISBN:
9780191671746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128960.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The foregoing chapter attempts to identify a major change in the cultural condition of art, already in process at the turn of the 17th century, a new consciousness of the literary text as a written ... More


Conclusion

Suzanne R. Westfall

in Patrons and Performance: Early Tudor Household Revels

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128809
eISBN:
9780191671708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128809.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on household entertainment in England during the early Tudor period. The study of early Tudor household revels is very challenging because the ... More


The Ideological Impediment: Epistemology, Feminism, and Film Theory

Jennifer Hammett

in Film Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159216
eISBN:
9780191673566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159216.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the ideological impediment of epistemology and feminism. Beginning with the first premise of semiology, Johnston reminded feminists that cinematic images are representations. ... More


(In)imitability, (Un)translatability and Inter-Group Strife

Yasir Suleiman

in Arabic in the Fray: Language Ideology and Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748637409
eISBN:
9780748693924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637409.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the two themes of group identity and inter-group conflict in the pre-modern Arabic-speaking world, in so far as they relate to language as a primary factor in articulating them. ... More


Conclusion

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

One of the principal ambitions of this book is to gather together, from a vantage point somewhere in between Jacques Derrida and Ferdinand de Saussure, all of Derrida's commentary and work upon the ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Jane Hiddleston and Khalid Lyamlahy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Abdelkébir Khatibi (1938–2009) is one of the greatest Moroccan thinkers, and one of the most important theorists of both postcolonialism and Islamic culture of the late twentieth and early ... More


Introduction

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This book is an examination of Jacques Derrida's interpretation of Ferdinand de Saussure, who gave three series of lectures on the topic of general linguistics at the University of Geneva between ... More


Classical Semiology

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Jacques Derrida first uses the expression ‘classical semiology’ in ‘Différance’, to name the metaphysical system in which a sign takes the place of the thing in its absence. According to Derrida, ... More


The Concept of the Sign

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Given his efforts to identify logocentric operations in the metaphysics of philosophy, it is curious that Derrida should be so willing to speak of ‘the concept of the sign’ as if it had an identity ... More


The Sign as Representation

Russell Daylight

in What if Derrida Was Wrong About Saussure?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641970
eISBN:
9780748671564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641970.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

The sign is more commonly understood as the basic unit of general semiology, or semiotics, rather than as a strictly linguistic object. Even Ferdinand de Saussure, as a linguist, indicates that the ... More


Barthes's Saussure

Roy Harris

in Saussure and his Interpreters

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines Roland Barthes' interpretation of the linguistic ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure. It discusses Barthes' proposed creation of an academic discipline of neo-Saussurean inspiration ... More


Postscript: A New Saussure?

Roy Harris

in Saussure and his Interpreters

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613083
eISBN:
9780748652334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613083.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the possibility for a new interpretation of the linguistic ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure, highlighting the discovery of a cache of notes in Suassure's own handwriting that was ... More


Revisional Analysis of Electroencephalography and Magnetoencephalography Based on Comprehensive Epilepsy Conference

Nobukazu Nakasato, Akitake Kanno, Makoto Ishida, Shin-ichiro Osawa, Masaki Iwasaki, Yosuke Kakisaka, and Kazutaka Jin

in Fifty Years of Magnetoencephalography: Beginnings, Technical Advances, and Applications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190935689
eISBN:
9780190935719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935689.003.0013
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, History of Neuroscience

This chapter highlights the importance of the revised analysis of electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography (MEG) spike source estimation based on comprehensive case conference ... More


The ‘Souverainement Orphelin’ of Abdelkébir Khatibi’s Early Writings: Sociology in the Souffles Years

Andy Stafford

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

One of Morocco’s most important sociologists, and certainly one of the first following Independence, Abdelkébir Khatibi occupied an unusual place in the new, developing discipline of post-colonial ... More


Tireless Translation: Travels, Transcriptions, Tongues and the Eternal Plight of the ‘Étranger professionnel’ in the Corpus of Abdelkébir Khatibi

Alison Rice

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In Féerie d’un mutant, Abdelkébir Khatibi creates a dialogue in which one of the interlocutors declares that he is an “étranger professionnel,” a recurring expression in the Moroccan writer’s work ... More


Abdelkébir Khatibi’s Mediterranean Idiom

Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

in Abdelkébir Khatibi: Postcolonialism, Transnationalism, and Culture in the Maghreb and Beyond

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622331
eISBN:
9781800341272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622331.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Through its focus on decolonization, Abdelkébir Khatibi’s oeuvre has revealed the Maghreb’s intrinsic plurality—a legacy of intercultural contact that encompasses, yet extends beyond, the trauma of ... More


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