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Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Christina S. Kraus, John Marincola, and Christopher Pelling (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This volume collects essays written by colleagues and friends as a tribute to Tony Woodman, Gildersleeve Professor of Latin at the University of Virginia. These essays, like Woodman's own work, cover ... More


Divide and Conquer: Caesar, De Bello Gallico 7

Christina Shuttleworth Kraus

in Ancient Historiography and its Contexts: Studies in Honour of A. J. Woodman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558681
eISBN:
9780191720888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558681.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the work narrative structure does in creating meaning through a case study of BG 7. It analyses how the text invites us to isolate and then pit paired elements against each ... More


The Poetical and Rhetorical Structure of the Eliadean Text: A Contribution to Critical Theory and Discourses on Religions

Daniel Dubuisson and Andrew Meehan

in Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Many critical studies have been devoted to the controversial ideas developed by Mircea Eliade in his works. This chapter will not repeat them. Instead, it focuses on the easily recognizable poetic ... More


CATEGORIES OF DIAGRAMS

Steve Awodey

in Category Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568612
eISBN:
9780191717567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568612.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Algebra

This chapter presents the proof for the Yoneda Lemma, which is probably the single most used result in category theory. It is interesting how often it comes up, especially in view of the fact that it ... More


Jeanette Winterson

Susana Onega

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068386
eISBN:
9781781701126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068386.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is a full-length study of Jeanette Winterson's work as a whole, containing in-depth analyses of her eight novels and cross-references to her minor fictional and non-fictional works. It ... More


A Mangled Corpse: The Polemical Dismemberment of Muhammad

John V. Tolan

in Sons of Ishmael: Muslims through European Eyes in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032221
eISBN:
9780813038964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032221.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter discusses the story of Muhammad's death and burial, along with similar accounts by other Christian authors. These authors show how, according to long established literary and ... More


Seduction Stories in Seventeenth‐Century Literary History

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter considers the genealogy of seduction stories prior to the late seventeenth century, demonstrating that female sexual agency emerges early as a peculiarly complex and generative problem. ... More


Seduction and Resistance: Behn's Love‐Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In 1682, Lady Henrietta Berkeley eloped with her brother‐in‐law Ford, Lord Grey, one of Monmouth's closest personal friends and an avid follower in his rebellion. The scandal, much‐watched in the ... More


The Problem of Collusion: Manley's The New Atalantis

Toni Bowers

in Force or Fraud: British Seduction Stories and the Problem of Resistance, 1660-1760

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592135
eISBN:
9780191725340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592135.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Delarivier Manley's fictional narratives dramatize and valorize new‐tory principles in their deployment of seduction topoi. The New Atalantis (1709), Manley's most famous roman à clef and the ... More


Xenophon's Patterned Narratives of Leadership

Vivienne J. Gray

in Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199563814
eISBN:
9780191724954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563814.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 examines his creation and development of formulaic scenes to display Xenophon's views on leadership, and how the recognition of these formulae guides our readings and can bring new light to ... More


Horace Walpole's Anecdotes of Painting in England (1762–1780)

Karen Junod

in ‘Writing the Lives of Painters’: Biography and Artistic Identity in Britain 1760-1810

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199597000
eISBN:
9780191725357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597000.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Chapter 2 and the following one focus on two biographical compendia: Walpole's Anecdotes of Painting in England (1762–80) and Beckford's satirical Biographical Memoirs of Extraordinary Painters ... More


Figures of Argument

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Rhetoricians taught their students to construct arguments by having them consider certain enduring sources or lines of arguments (called topoi or loci), such as definition, consequence, comparison, ... More


Grothendieck Topoi: Architectural and Plastic Imagination beyond Material Number and Space

Fernando Zalamea

in Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Fernando Zalamea begins with an emphatic argument that from mathematics to its plastic influence, Grothendieck topoi are used to understand the human and the nonhuman creativity in three variously ... More


Criteria for Analysis I

Kofi Agawu

in Music as Discourse: Semiotic Adventures in Romantic Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195370249
eISBN:
9780199852161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370249.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses three of six rubrics created by the author that help in considering the reality of Romantic music. It looks at the topics or topoi, beginnings, middles, and endings, and high ... More


The Proper Name of El País de los Incas

Mark Thurner

in History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter retraces the enlightened naturalist and historicist configuration of Peru, in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, as an ancient and universal “country” of prescient ... More


Diagrams of Difference: Adjunctions and Topoi

Rocco Gangle

in Diagrammatic Immanence: Category Theory and Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404174
eISBN:
9781474418645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404174.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines two advanced constructions in category theory: adjoint functors and topoi. Pairs of adjoint functors, or adjunctions, are formally defined and then illustrated with several ... More


Stock Situations, Topoi and the Greekness of Greek Historiography

Lisa Irene Hau

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter focuses on our surviving historiographic texts from the fifth to the first century BC : Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius, and Diodorus of Sicily. Greek historiography dealt with ... More


Trembling in Time: Silence and Meaning between Barthes, Chateaubriand, and Rancé

Mette Birkedal Brunn

in On Religion and Memory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251629
eISBN:
9780823252961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251629.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter traces relations between Barthes's “La voyageuse de nuit” (1965), the object of this essay: Chateaubriand's Vie de Rancé (1844), and Chateaubriand's biographical protagonist, the ... More


Speaking of Music: A View across Disciplines and a Lexicon of Topoi

Keith Chapin and Andrew H. Clark

in Speaking of Music: Addressing the Sonorous

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251384
eISBN:
9780823253029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251384.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Certain topoi recur frequently in discussions about music. These frequently concern the limits between language and music, or the ineffability of music, but conversely they can also extend into ... More


What Revolutionary Operas Do

Keith Howard

in Songs for "Great Leaders": Ideology and Creativity in North Korean Music and Dance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190077518
eISBN:
9780190077549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077518.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter 6 is the third of three chapters on “revolutionary operas.” It uses musical analysis to establish a theoretical approach. The chapter returns to song, now as the core of revolutionary operas ... More


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