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Afro-Asian Rhythms and Rhymes: The Hip-Hop and Spoken Word Lyricists of I Was Born with Two Tongues and the Mountain Brothers

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses the conductive intersection of live performance by Asian American men in hip-hop music and spoken word and links the possibilities of Asian-Black cultural fusions and internet ... More


Clement's Method of Concealment

Henny Fiskå Hägg

in Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288083
eISBN:
9780191604164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288089.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter considers certain aspects of Clement’s writing methods and his views on the written versus the spoken word. It also discusses the question of whether or not Clement teaches an esoteric ... More


‘Tis the Press that has made ‘um Mad’:1 Publishing the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crisis

Peter Hinds

in ‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the means for circulating political discourse. The discussion centres on the physical design of books, the practice and material spaces of reading, the potential impact of the ... More


Abstractness and Specificity in Spoken Word Recognition: Indexical and Allophonic Variability in Long-Term Repetition Priming

Paul A. Luce, Conor Mclennan, and Jan Charles-Luce

in Rethinking Implicit Memory

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192632326
eISBN:
9780191670466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632326.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins by drawing distinctions between indexical and allophonic variability and between episodic and abstractionist theories of lexical form. As it argues, evidence for episodic theories ... More


Introduction

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter begins with a description of the oral narrative of Devnārāyan. The objectives of the study are then discussed. The study is divided into two parts: the first deals with ... More


Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Aditya Malik

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book provides a study of the oral narrative of Shri Devnārāyan along with the first English translation of this popular Rajasthani folk narrative. The narrative extolling the deeds of Lord ... More


Characters and Authors in Luigi Pirandello

Ann Hallamore Caesar

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151760
eISBN:
9780191672828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151760.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Luigi Pirandello is best known in the English-speaking world for his radical challenge to traditional Western theatre with plays such as Six Characters in Search of an Author. But theatre is just one ... More


The Matter of Voice

Karmen MacKendrick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269990
eISBN:
9780823270033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269990.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Though a new and more vibrant materialism has made its way into theory, the words we use to theorize are treated even now as abstractions, and not rematerialized themselves. We still pretend that ... More


The Points Are Not the Point, But Do They Still Matter?: A Practitioner’s Take on Spoken Word, Slam Poetry, and the Responsibility of Artists to Engage Their Audiences

Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre

in Artistic Citizenship: Artistry, Social Responsibility, and Ethical Praxis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199393749
eISBN:
9780199393770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393749.003.0019
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter discusses spoken word, slam poetry, and performance poetry. By any name, this culture and practice is both exhilaratingly new and one of the oldest forms that human beings have. This ... More


Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings

Jason Camlot

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605213
eISBN:
9781503609716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Phonopoetics tells the neglected story of early “talking records” and their significance for literature from the 1877 invention of the phonograph to some of the first recorded performances of ... More


Vernacular Eloquence: What Speech Can Bring to Writing

Peter Elbow

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199782505
eISBN:
9780190252861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782505.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the role of the spoken word in writing. It begins by questioning the basic cultural assumption that speaking and writing are two very different, incompatible modes of expression, ... More


Kanzi!

Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn

in Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Kanzi was the first ape to manifest significant language skills he acquired in his day-to-day living experiences. He spontaneously learned the meanings of literally hundreds of lexigrams and spoken ... More


Conclusion: Propositions for Thought in Motion

Erin Manning

in Relationscapes: Movement, Art, Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134903
eISBN:
9780262255158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134903.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book focuses on exploring the significance of thought in movement through Amanda Baggs’s video titled In My Language, which demonstrates how a woman moves her body in response to spoken words. ... More


Sounding Out a ‘Deaf – Mute’: Mark 7: 31–37 as Deaf World Performance

Louise J. Lawrence

in Sense and Stigma in the Gospels: Depictions of Sensory-Disabled Characters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199590087
eISBN:
9780191806551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590087.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter reimagines the interaction between Jesus and a ‘deaf mute’ in the Bible not as the fulfilment of Isaiah's ‘audio-centric’ messianic prophecy (Isa. 35: 5–6), but as a subversive and ... More


Does God Care?: Evil, Suffering, and an Insufficient Theodicy

Almeda M. Wright

in The Spiritual Lives of Young African Americans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190664732
eISBN:
9780190678951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664732.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter relates the work of young Black spoken word poets with Black liberationist, humanist, and Womanist religious scholars. It is easier for many Black youth to have “no expectation” that God ... More


Telling Tales with Words

Fiona Macintosh and Justine McConnell

in Performing Epic or Telling Tales

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198846581
eISBN:
9780191881664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846581.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 3 explores the twenty-first-century turn to orality exemplified in the works of poets such as Kate Tempest, Titilope Sonuga, and Alice Oswald. Engaging with Graeco-Roman epic in their work, ... More


Latina/o-Asian Encounters: Transversal Syntheses in Asia, the “Orient,” and the Ummah in Latina/o Wartime Narrative, Travelogue, Spoken Word, and Hip Hop

B. V. Olguín

in Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 3 commences the recovery of an expansive plurality of globalized supra-Latinidades by exploring Latina/o-Asian wartime encounters in life-writing genres, wartime cinema, and performative ... More


Introduction

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Despite its importance, the story of radio’s literary impact has long gone untold. This chapter describes the enormous impact radio had on the cultural lives of Americans throughout the 1930s and ... More


Approaching variation in PFC: The segmental level

Noël Nguyen

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0027
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Current studies in phonological and phonetic variation make an ever-increasing use of large oral corpora. This has fostered the development of powerful techniques for the processing and analysis of ... More


Kate Tempest: A ‘Brand New Homer’ for a Creative Future

Emily Spiers

in Homer's Daughters: Women's Responses to Homer in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198802587
eISBN:
9780191840876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802587.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the reworkings of Homeric epic narrative and ancient classical myth by the British poet Kate Tempest, including the epic poem Brand New Ancients (2013) and the poem sequence ... More


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