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The Final Soliloquy

Paul Rorem

in Hugh of Saint Victor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195384369
eISBN:
9780199869886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384369.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces Hugh’s spiritual masterpiece, De arrha anime or Soliloquy. It concerns the soul’s down payment or bridal gift (arrha), the love of the bridegroom (Song of Songs), and personal ... More


SPEECH, SILENCE, AND SUBJECTIVITY IN GÍSLA SAGA

Heather O'Donoghue

in Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267323
eISBN:
9780191708305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267323.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter analyses the use of verses as dialogue in the prosimetrum of Gísla saga. It shows how crediting a saga character with a verse may be a literary device to make manifest that character's ... More


GRETTIS SAGA AND THE FICTIONALIZATION OF BIOGRAPHY

Heather O'Donoghue

in Skaldic Verse and the Poetics of Saga Narrative

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267323
eISBN:
9780191708305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267323.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter explores the complex interplay of diagetical and extra-diagetical, or soloiloquizing, dialogue verses in the prosimetrum of Grettis saga. Its hero, Grettir, is both ostensibly the author ... More


The Linguistic-Literary Coordinates of English, Creole, and Indonesian Modernism

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 defines the sense of modernism used in the book and outlines the linguistic-literary coordinates of English, Creole, and Indonesian modernisms. It frames the study to come in terms of the ... More


Decolonizing Tradition: Pramoedya's Indonesian Modernism

Christopher GoGwilt

in The Passage of Literature: Genealogies of Modernism in Conrad, Rhys, and Pramoedya

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751624
eISBN:
9780199866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751624.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 7 focuses on Pramoedya's prison notes from Buru Island, showing how Pramoedya turns the gaps of historical documentation into a resource for decolonizing literary and cultural traditions. ... More


Soliloquies: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Saint Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300238549
eISBN:
9780300255775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238549.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first four works written by St. Augustine of Hippo after his conversion to Christianity are dialogues that have influenced prominent thinkers from Boethius to Bernard Lonergan. Usually called the ... More


The Shakespearean Inside: A Study of the Complete Soliloquies and Solo Asides

Marcus Nordlund

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474418973
eISBN:
9781474418997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418973.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The Shakespearean Inside is a study of all soliloquies and solo asides in Shakespeare’s complete plays. The first step in the research process was the creation of the Shakespearean Inside Database ... More


Retreat at Cassiciacum

George Lawless

in Augustine of Hippo and his Monastic Rule

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267416
eISBN:
9780191683244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267416.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Several months in late 386 and early 387 were very likely the most tranquil in Augustine's life. Once again he was not alone. Monica managed the house; her other son Navigius was there. Also in ... More


The ‘Middle Early’ Dialogues: Soliloquia, De immortalitate animae, and De animae quantitate

Paige E. Hochschild

in Memory in Augustine's Theological Anthropology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643028
eISBN:
9780191745416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643028.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This chapter concerns the ‘middle early’ dialogues, Soliliquia, De immortalitate animae and De animae quantitatae. Augustine continues to defer his explicit treatment of memory, but lays the ... More


Surprised by Sin, Assured by Grace: Milton's Redeeming Irony

Russell M. Hillier

in Milton's Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591886
eISBN:
9780191725326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591886.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates how, in addition to surprising Milton's readers by sin, the affective stylistics of Fishian literary analysis can be applied to Milton's treatment of the aftermath of the ... More


First-Person Truths

Blake D. Dutton

in Augustine and Academic Skepticism: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452932
eISBN:
9781501703553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452932.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter examines Augustine of Hippo's treatment of first-person truths. Augustine recognized the antiskeptical potential of the first-person truths that he identified from his earliest days as a ... More


Speakers Who Convince Themselves: Shakespeare, Milton, James

David Bromwich

in How Words Make Things Happen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199672790
eISBN:
9780191822513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672790.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

It is a common occurrence, too little remarked on, that speakers (with or without an audience) work with words in order to convince themselves. Characters in fiction may not consciously trace a path ... More


Scene 5 Lurk, Lurk

Simon Palfrey

in Poor Tom: Living "King Lear"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226150642
eISBN:
9780226150789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226150789.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This section looks at the end of the first Tom-scene, and the passage into the next, focusing on difficult questions of notice and recognition and care: the son’s of his father; the father’s of his ... More


“Too Deep for Words”: The Conspiracy of a Divine “Soliloquy”

B. Keith Putt

in The Phenomenology of Prayer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224951
eISBN:
9780823235797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224951.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyzes Saint Paul's cryptic remark regarding the Holy Spirit's intercession on behalf of God's people. It links Jacques Derrida's conception of the messianic prayer of the oui, oui to ... More


Introduction

Michael P. Foley

in Soliloquies: St. Augustine's Cassiciacum Dialogues, Volume 4

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300238549
eISBN:
9780300255775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300238549.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents an overview of St. Augustine's Soliloquies. The completion of the first two books of the Soliloquies in the winter of A.D. 386/387 was a groundbreaking accomplishment. Although ... More


Soliloquy & Secularization

Brian Cummings

in Mortal Thoughts: Religion, Secularity, & Identity in Shakespeare and Early Modern Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677719
eISBN:
9780191778605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677719.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

The idea of the soliloquy is central to Shakespeare's dramatic poetry, especially as a dramatist of personhood. Indeed, it is the argument of Catherine Belsey in The Subject of Tragedy (1985) that ... More


Getting Serious: The Antimimetic Emblems of Annie Hall

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Although Annie Hall was celebrated as Allen’s most personal and representational film to date, and one which constituted a significant change in his scriptwriting/filmmaking, this chapter emphasizes ... More


Richard’s Soliloquy: Richard II, Act 5, Scene 5, Lines 1–166

Harry Berger

in Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the first and only soliloquy in Richard II. Until now Richard has always directed his eloquence—whether sardonic or self-pitying—toward others. Do we infer from this that he ... More


Harrying the Stage: Henry V as Tetralogical Echo Chamber

Harry Berger

in Harrying: Skills of Offense in Shakespeare's Henriad

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823256624
eISBN:
9780823261376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256624.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter opens with Harry's “I know you all” soliloquy in Henry V. It shows that the drama of his transactions with himself, with Falstaff, with his father, and with the rest of the world unfolds ... More


Extentus

David Marno

in Death Be Not Proud: The Art of Holy Attention

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226415970
eISBN:
9780226416021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416021.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

If Donne’s poems are preparations for faith, thanksgiving, and prayer in the specific sense of exercises that use poetic language to overcome distraction, how could they defeat the very distraction ... More


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