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Ascetic Practice

Patrik Hagman

in The Asceticism of Isaac of Nineveh

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199593194
eISBN:
9780191595677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593194.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In this chapter, four of the most important ascetic techniques are analysed and interpreted. Using Victor Turner's ritual theory, solitariness and fasting are seen to be about the ascetics’ struggle ... More


Marvell and Nedham

Blair Worden

in Literature and Politics in Cromwellian England

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230822
eISBN:
9780191696480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230822.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Like John Milton, Andrew Marvell can seem a spokesman for solitariness. Though he ‘would drink liberally by himself’, to ‘refresh his spirits and exalt his muse’, he would—unlike Marchamont ... More


“Ardent Masturbation” (Descartes, Freud, Proust, et al.)

Leo Bersani

in Thoughts and Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206059
eISBN:
9780226206196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206196.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A major current of Western thought (exemplified in such figures as Descartes, Proust, and Freud) has argued for the disjunction between the self and the world, a disjunction to which the human ... More


Ancrene Wisse: A Magnificent Exemplar of Early English Mysticism

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines Ancrene Wisse, a pinnacle of early Middle English prose and a magnificent exemplar of early English mysticism. Written by an unidentified author sometime in the late twelfth or ... More


Religion, Solitude-in-Solidarity and Snyder’s Bloodlands

Daniel A. Dombrowski

in Process Philosophy and Political Liberalism: Rawls, Whitehead, Hartshorne

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474453400
eISBN:
9781474465175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453400.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter Abstract: In this chapter the thought of the historian Timothy Snyder is examined, specifically his magisterial work titled Bloodlands. The point is to alert (or remind) readers to the ... More


Solitary Man in American Literature and Law

J. Harvie Wilkinson

in American Guy: Masculinity in American Law and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199331376
eISBN:
9780199394258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199331376.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines male solitude in American literature and law. The solitary male has been an enduring figure in American literature. The socialized male has been an enduring aim of American law. ... More


Intervention: On working alone

John Croft

in Distributed Creativity: Collaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199355914
eISBN:
9780199355945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199355914.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

The virtues of collaboration have been much trumpeted, but on what basis is it seen to have advantages for composition, and is the enthusiasm for it warranted? In this Intervention, composer John ... More


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