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Milton's Grand Style

Christopher Ricks

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198120902
eISBN:
9780191671289
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198120902.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Milton's Grand Style has been vigorously attacked in the 20th century and beyond, and this book is an attempt to refute Milton's detractors by showing the delicacy and subtlety which is to be found ... More


e i g h t The Only Possible Argument The Culmination of the Precritical Project

Martin Schöneld

in The Philosophy of the Young Kant: The Precritical Project

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195132182
eISBN:
9780199786336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195132181.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter explores Kant’s third book, The Only Possible Argument in Support of a Demonstration of God’s Existence (1764). Section 1 surveys Kant’s development after his professorial thesis (1756): ... More


Beyond the Confines

Anne Dufourmantelle

in Power of Gentleness: Meditations on the Risk of Living

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279586
eISBN:
9780823281459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279586.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Gentleness can be found in subtle moments. What is touched, or kept, or felt diffuses a quality that is difficult to define in the moment, but that suffuses the real with light. The right distance as ... More


Ruby and the Checkered Heart

Michael Frishkopf

in Music and Media in the Arab World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162930
eISBN:
9781617970139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162930.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A video clip is a short movie comprising a jingle, a dance, and a dramatic theme. Most video clips of today are about romantic love and human relationships in general. Yet, in the ubiquitous hands of ... More


Afterness and Experience (II): Crude Thinking Rethought

Gerhard Richter

in Afterness: Figures of Following in Modern Thought and Aesthetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157704
eISBN:
9780231530347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157704.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter explores a different experience of afterness: the mode of thinking that differentiates between subtle and crude analysis. During the time of afterness, when so much has come and gone, ... More


Problems of Meter in Early-Seventeenth-Century and Twentieth-Century Music

Christopher Hasty

in Meter as Rhythm: 20th Anniversary Edition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886912
eISBN:
9780197506561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886912.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter assesses meter in early-seventeenth-century and twentieth-century music. Specifically, it analyzes compositions by Monteverdi, Schütz, Webern, and Babbitt. Monteverdi's “Ohimè, se tanto ... More


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