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Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Andrew Kahn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199234745
eISBN:
9780191715747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234745.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is Russia's greatest poet, a ‘ founding father’ of modern Russian literature, and a major figure in world literature. His poetry and prose changed the course of Russian ... More


Introduction: ‘Mighty Magic’

Wes Williams

in Monsters and their Meanings in Early Modern Culture: Mighty Magic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199577026
eISBN:
9780191728662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577026.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Shakespeare's Othello, an exemplary early modern fable, makes of monsters figures both for internalization and abjection. Moving in from the geographical and generic margins, monsters occupy a ... More


Theories of the Gothic

Jacqueline Howard

in Reading Gothic Fiction: A Bakhtinian Approach

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119920
eISBN:
9780191671258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119920.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter first states the usefulness of Bakhtin's theory of dialogism for an understanding of the structure of the Gothic, which is often considered to be an inferior genre because of its lack of ... More


The Future of Imagination in Sociocultural Research

Vlad Petre Glăveanu and Tania Zittoun

in Handbook of Imagination and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190468712
eISBN:
9780190698843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468712.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this final chapter, the authors first highlight the main contributions of the Handbook and show how these help us ground imagination research within the sociocultural tradition. On this basis, ... More


Wordsworth's Empirical Imagination

David Rosen

in Power, Plain English, and the Rise of Modern Poetry

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100716
eISBN:
9780300129489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100716.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines a passage from “The Empirical Imagination” which marks a watershed in Wordsworth's career. This is the first time that Wordsworth turns to blank verse—his previous works mostly ... More


The A-Deduction: Section 3

Henry E. Allison

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction: An Analytical-Historical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198724858
eISBN:
9780191792397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724858.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the definitive version of the A-Deduction; but since Kant presents it in two forms, an argument from above and an argument from below, it is divided into two parts. The former ... More


From Imagination to Well-Controlled Images: Challenge for the Dialogical Mind

Ivana Marková

in Handbook of Imagination and Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190468712
eISBN:
9780190698843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190468712.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Imagination is one of the basic mental capacities that define humans as a species. Throughout history, the capacities of imagination and of liberated thought have always constituted threats to ... More


Creation after Reproduction

Dustin D. Stewart

in Futures of Enlightenment Poetry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198857792
eISBN:
9780191890413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857792.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter locates Mark Akenside at a point where counter-materialist theology and poetic theory weirdly converge with speculative embryology. The poet and physician held that human beings break ... More


Horkheimer; or, The Longing for the Wholly Other

Peter E. Gordon

in Migrants in the Profane: Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300250763
eISBN:
9780300255591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300250763.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Examines the concept of secularization in the writings of Max Horkheimer, with special emphasis on his shift from a more dialectical conception of religion in his early writing to his late appeal to ... More


The B-Deduction (2): §§21–7

Henry E. Allison

in Kant's Transcendental Deduction: An Analytical-Historical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198724858
eISBN:
9780191792397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724858.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter treats the second part of the B-Deduction (§§21–7). Kant there distinguishes between an intellectual synthesis exercised by the understanding, which was considered in the first part, and ... More


Queer Times, Black Futures

Kara Keeling

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780814748329
eISBN:
9781479841998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748329.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Contestations over “the future” and “futurity” have been central to formulations of time throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Queer Times, Black Futures considers the ... More


Taking It Big

Stanley Aronowitz

in Taking It Big: C. Wright Mills and the Making of Political Intellectuals

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231135412
eISBN:
9780231509503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231135412.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the political and intellectual direction of some of Mills' later writings. In these writings, Mills accomplishes his own summing up and takes the tendencies of his earlier work ... More


Appearances, Intuitions, and Judgments of Perception

Thomas C. Vinci

in Space, Geometry, and Kant's Transcendental Deduction of the Categories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199381166
eISBN:
9780199381234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381166.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Chapter 6 presents Kant’s theory of intuitions and their relationship to appearances, synthesis, judgment, and empirical schemata. Its main thesis is that while all intuitions are unified intuitions ... More


The instruction of imagination: language and its evolution as a communication technology

Daniel Dor

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter presents a theory of language as a communication technology. At the centre of the theory, lies a new characterization of language as a functionally specific communication technology, ... More


Tamil Modernity, the Postcolonial State, and the Good Modern Life

Ulrich Demmer

in Towards Another Reason: Identity Politics and Ethical Worlds in South India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199466818
eISBN:
9780199087303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466818.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter five examines how the modern state of Tamil Nadu imagines concepts of a good life in a public political performance. It explores both an acultural concept and a cultural vision of a good life ... More


Kant on Sex. Reconsidered

Helga Varden

in Sex, Love, and Gender: A Kantian Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812838
eISBN:
9780191850622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812838.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter argues that in order to overcome the problems haunting Kant’s own account, we simply need to do what he should have done. We need to correctly incorporate Kant’s complex account of human ... More


Kant and Women

Helga Varden

in Sex, Love, and Gender: A Kantian Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198812838
eISBN:
9780191850622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812838.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter provides an interpretation of Kant’s own account of the traditional genders (man and woman) with particular attention to the historically oppressed gender (woman). I explain how Kant’s ... More


Meteorology and Metaphor

E. H. Rick Jarow

in The Cloud of Longing: A New Translation and Eco-Aesthetic Study of Kalidasa's Meghaduta

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197566633
eISBN:
9780197566671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566633.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter seven explores the Meghadūta’s ability to depict figurative scenes that are simultaneously accurate in their description of the natural world. Nature is not seen as a backdrop to the human ... More


Catholic-Christian identity and modern Irish poetry

Bernard O’Donoghue

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0021
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The idea of the transcendent, the relationship between time and eternity, between the numinous and the immanent is a central theme in the poetry of many contemporary Irish writers. But in many ... More


The Myth of the ‘Unfinished’ and the Film Das Dreimäderlhaus (1958)

Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl

in Rethinking Schubert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190200107
eISBN:
9780190200138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190200107.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Schubert’s ‘Unfinished’ Symphony has fascinated the musical world not only by its beauty but also through its rediscovery in the 1860s and the myths that have evolved around its composition. Firstly ... More


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