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Against Narrativity

Galen Strawson

in Real Materialism: and Other Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199267422
eISBN:
9780191708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267422.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter argues against two popular claims. The first is a descriptive, empirical thesis about the nature of ordinary human experience which is called in this chapter the psychological ... More


Déjà Vu Or …: “Like Day and Night—On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”

Carol Jacobs

in Sebald'S Vision

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171823
eISBN:
9780231540100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171823.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a reading of Sebald's “Like Day and Night: On the Pictures of Jan Peter Tripp”.


Telling the health policy story

Erica Bell

in Research for Health Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.003.07
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes and offers practical strategies for the art of delivering written policy arguments. It analyses techniques for writing the report in a way that delivers the policy story, from ... More


The Rise of the Character: Six Characters and the Drama of Creativity

Ann Hallamore Caesar

in Characters and Authors in Luigi Pirandello

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151760
eISBN:
9780191672828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151760.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the exceptional craft of Luigi Pirandello in creating characters that would effectively tell a story based on the novel's point-of-view. In the first parts of the chapter, ... More


Old Wives' Tales and Nursery Lore

Adam Fox

in Oral and Literate Culture in England 1500–1700

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251032
eISBN:
9780191698019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251032.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the significance and history behind the phrase ‘old wives' tale’, and women's stories in the 16th- and 17th-century England. The fable and folklore and the medical remedies and ... More


Health care

Kenneth C. Calman

in The Potential for Health

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629449
eISBN:
9780191723674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629449.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health care concerns that part of improving health which requires a service, or treatment of care to be given to an individual or community. Quality of life and quality of care are both important. ... More


Justice Matters: Legacies of the Holocaust and World War II

Mona Sue Weissmark

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157574
eISBN:
9780199848485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157574.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Springing from an unprecedented meeting between the sons and daughters of the Holocaust and the children of Nazis, this book examines the psychology of hatred and ... More


Filmic reality and the aesthetic regime

Richard Rushton

in The Reality of Film: Theories of Filmic Reality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082689
eISBN:
9781781702994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082689.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses Jacques Rancière's approach to cinema as a category of the aesthetic. For him, film is part of the historical bloc in which people live, which defines artworks by means of the ... More


The Narrator

Joseph B. Solodow

in The World of Ovid's Metamorphoses

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807854341
eISBN:
9781469616506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807854341.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter demonstrates that the narrator of a poem or the poet plays a key role in meaningfully combining different elements into a sensible narrative. The narrator in poetry gains an important ... More


Introduction

Sue Ziebland and Angela Coulter

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Healthcare is a knowledge-based system. It draws on several different types of knowledge - scientific knowledge about biological processes, epidemiological knowledge about patterns of disease and ... More


Lying Historians: Seven Types of Mendacity

T.P. Wiseman

in Lies and Fiction in the Ancient World

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859893817
eISBN:
9781781385180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859893817.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents an illustrated catalogue of types of invention in ancient historiography (the sub-title echoes the famous ‘seven types of ambiguity’ of the literary critic Empson); these types ... More


Target cultures and performativity

Tania De St Croix

in Grassroots Youth Work: Policy, Passion and Resistance in Practice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447328599
eISBN:
9781447328612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328599.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Despite policy rhetoric about the need to strip away target cultures, most grassroots youth workers in England (as elsewhere) experience extensive monitoring and performance management systems. This ... More


Telling Stories

Kimberly M. Welch

in Black Litigants in the Antebellum American South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636436
eISBN:
9781469636450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636436.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how black litigants in the antebellum U.S. South learned to tell legal stories. It follows three cases in which litigants mediated and navigated slavery and its attendant ... More


Promote Adoption and Assess Impact

Ben Shneiderman

in The New ABCs of Research: Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198758839
eISBN:
9780191818714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758839.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Write well, promote thoughtfully, and assess with care. Strong story-telling skills, which build on compelling narratives, can increase research impact. Addressing appropriate audiences using ... More


Narrating the Real: The Fiction and the Nonfiction of Documentary Storytelling

Elizabeth Cowie

in Recording Reality, Desiring the Real

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645480
eISBN:
9781452945866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645480.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines nonfiction documentary storytelling and the method of distinguishing it from fictional cinema. Two central concerns that characterize nonfiction documentary are discussed: ... More


Narratives and the Syrian Uprising: The Role of Stories in Political Activism and Identity Struggles

Dina Matar

in Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter draws on debates in social movement theory and activism as well as on an analysis of a select number of narrative practices circulated on Syrian digital ‘protest websites’ and created by ... More


The Posture of Reading

Terence Cave

in Thinking with Literature: Towards a Cognitive Criticism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198749417
eISBN:
9780191817328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749417.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter moves out from a scene of story-telling towards an outline analysis of Conrad’s novel. After a review of cognitive narratologies that return to prototypes, the various modes of cognitive ... More


Mind the Gap: or Why Humans Aren’t Just Great Apes1

R.I.M. Dunbar

in Lucy to Language: The Benchmark Papers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652594
eISBN:
9780191804700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652594.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter demonstrates the value of an evolutionary framework by explaining why humans differ from other apes and monkeys, despite their similar evolutionary history. Drawing on various ... More


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