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Joseph Conrad and the Modern Temper

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117858
eISBN:
9780191671081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117858.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

A study which relates Conrad’s work to the crisis of modernity in the late 19th century, this book discusses ‘faultlines’ — ambiguities and apparent aesthetic ruptures — in nine of the major novels ... More


Milton’s Christian Temper

N. H. Keeble

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses Milton's Christian temper. It is believed Milton did not belong to any worshipping Christian community. No existing records ecist to attest that he attended Christian service, ... More


Anger and the Desire for Revenge

Voula Tsouna

in The Ethics of Philodemus

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199292172
eISBN:
9780191711770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199292172.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines Philodemus' diatribe On Anger, a principal piece of On the Passions and an important contribution to the philosophical literature on that subject. The first section supplies ... More


Good Temper and Forgiveness (NE IV.5)

Howard J. Curzer

in Aristotle and the Virtues

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199693726
eISBN:
9780191738890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693726.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to Aristotle’s doctrine of the mean, each virtue is bracketed by two vices. A competing theory considers each virtue to be opposed by only one vice. The farther one gets from that vice, the ... More


Initiations, Tempers, Seductions

Thomas Docherty

in Alterities: Criticism, History, Representation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183570
eISBN:
9780191674075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183570.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses Medbh McGuckian's poems: The Flower Master (1982), Venus and the Rain (1984), and On Ballycastle Beach (1988). First, it charts some ‘initiations’, to demonstrate McGuckian's ... More


Bach, Fugue in E major, Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, BWV 878

Steven Rings

in Tonality and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384277
eISBN:
9780199897001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384277.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition, History, Western

Chapter 4 is an analysis of Bach's Fugue in E major from book II of the Well-Tempered Clavier. The analysis employs the sd/pc GIS introduced in Chapter 1 to explore the ways in which the fugue ... More


ANiS in Action: The Science-Van

Johannes Quack

in Disenchanting India: Organized Rationalism and Criticism of Religion in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812608
eISBN:
9780199919406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812608.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter gives an ethnographic account of how ANiS activists use their science-vans to “disenchant India”, i.e. they conduct programmes at schools, colleges and villages with the aim of ... More


Introduction

Daphna Erdinast-Vulcan

in Joseph Conrad and the Modern Temper

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117858
eISBN:
9780191671081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117858.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

As Conrad distinguishes the poetic/Ptolemaic view with the scientific/Copernican approach of looking at the universe, it can be observed that this comparison may be associated with a broader and more ... More


Prologue: my own journey

Pat O’Connor

in Management and gender in higher education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719083587
eISBN:
9781781706800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083587.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

My own background was one where what you know (i.e. knowledge: favoured by my mother) and who you know (i.e. power: favoured by my father) were competing narratives. As a young woman, graduating at ... More


The G-minor Adagio

Joel Lester

in Bach's Works for Solo Violin: Style, Structure, Performance

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195120974
eISBN:
9780199865406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195120974.003.02
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The slow movement that begins each solo sonata is a prelude to the fugue that follows, akin to the prelude-fugue pairs in Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier. Many of these preludes are built upon a ... More


Backlooping: Life in a Revisionary Enclave

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

When Harry Berger was writing The Allegorical Temper in the early 1950s, he meant the pun in the title to refer both to the “temper” or attitude attributed to Edmund Spenser at the time and to the ... More


The Epistemic Charity of the Social Constructivist Critics of Science and Why the Third World Should Refuse the Offer The Epistemic Charity of the Social Constructivist Critics of Science and Why the Third World Should Refuse the Offer Meera Nanda

Meera Nanda

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Recent claims that all science is parochial and that ethnosciences are more appropriate for developing countries have been eagerly taken up intellectuals in these countries to repudiate the heritage ... More


Measuring Human Rights: UN Indicators in Critical Perspective *

AnnJanette Rosga and Margaret L. Satterthwaite

in Governance by Indicators: Global Power through Quantification and Rankings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199658244
eISBN:
9780199949915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658244.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses several efforts to use indicators within the law of international human rights. It identifies the criticisms made to these efforts, and states that there is an increasing ... More


Fort Walton Culture in the Apalachicola Valley, Northwest Florida

Misha Klein

in Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040141
eISBN:
9780813043821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040141.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents Fort Walton in the Apalachicola-lower Chattahoochee Valley. The authors describe mounds, evidence for maize farming (but continuing foraging lifeways on the coast), and Fort ... More


Defining Pensacola and Fort Walton Cultures in the Western Panhandle

Misha Klein

in Late Prehistoric Florida: Archaeology at the Edge of the Mississippian World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040141
eISBN:
9780813043821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040141.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter describes the Pensacola region and addresses the mixture of Fort Walton and Pensacola ceramics from the Apalachicola River westward. Located in the far western panhandle, Pensacola is ... More


Friends and Rebels

Paul E. Walker

in Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Al-Hakim's era is obviously quite a contrast to that of his father; it was bloody and violent, most particularly for the stream of executions and other killings carried out by his orders. A list of ... More


Uncertainty, Disorientation, and Loss as Responses to Musical Structure

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Beyond Structural Listening?: Postmodern Modes of Hearing

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520237575
eISBN:
9780520937024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520237575.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In a notion of inclusive musical structure, it is not clear that any particular kind of listening experience can usefully be picked out as the hearing of structure. Anything that one hears might be ... More


A Crystal Flying Like a Bullet

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter offers a close reading of an instrumental composition: the first fugue from the first volume of the Well-Tempered Keyboard. It shows that what is of interest in a piece of this sort is ... More


The Strata of the Passional

Robert J. O'Connell

in William James on the Courage to Believe

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823217274
eISBN:
9780823284962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823217274.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores what William James has written about the various strata of the passional, and suggests ways in which his central thesis can be salvaged from the shipwreck of epistemological ... More


Fugue in C Major: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1

Joseph Kerman

in The Art of Fugue: Bach Fugues for Keyboard, 1715-1750

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520243583
eISBN:
9780520941397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243583.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Well-Tempered Clavier is an exemplary collection of twice twenty-four preludes and fugues for keyboard, which exhibits unsurpassed contrapuntal virtuosity and also the seemingly infinite types, ... More


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