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Conclusion

in Across Meridians: History and Figuration in Karen Tei Yamashita's Transnational Novels

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778015
eISBN:
9780804782043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778015.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter sums up the findings of this study on the works of Japanese-American writer Karen Tei Yamashita. It discusses the problem of interpretively establishing Yamashita as a global novelist, ... More


Toward a Historical Ontology of Race

Justin E. H. Smith

in Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter highlights the following problem: if race is acknowledged to not exist in any transhistorical sense, and to have a vague and constantly mutating referent throughout history, then how can ... More


On Interpreting Historical Texts and Contributing to Current Philosophy

Marcel van Ackeren

Marcel van Ackeren and Lee Klein (eds)

in Philosophy and the Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780197266298
eISBN:
9780191872891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266298.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The chapter discusses four aspects of the question of how we have to interpret historical text in order to make a contribution to current philosophy. It first argues against the dialogue approach, ... More


Out of Context: The Uses of Modernist Fiction

Michaela Bronstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190655396
eISBN:
9780190655426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655396.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

How do novels travel through time? How might they endure in a changing world in order to reach the unknowable readers of the future? Modernist writers were obsessed with questions like these, and ... More


The Pensive Image: Art as a Form of Thinking

Hanneke Grootenboer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226717951
eISBN:
9780226718002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226718002.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

The Pensive Image introduces a new artistic category of “pensive images” that asks viewers to philosophize instead of calling for interpretation. While before the 19th century, art and philosophy ... More


Introduction

Lawrence Kramer

in Musical Meaning and Human Values

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230099
eISBN:
9780823235445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230099.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter provides a brief introduction of the title phrase “musical meaning and human values”. This phrase appears simple, but in reality it is a mystery. There are many interpretations of this ... More


Signs of Mind and the Return of the Native: Wordsworth to Yeats

Cairns Craig

in Associationism and the Literary Imagination: From the Phantasmal Chaos

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748609123
eISBN:
9780748652044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609123.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter is concerned with poetry, and looks at how symbolism is involved with association. It studies William Wordsworth's theory of poetry and unusual associative connections, and examines the ... More


Britten's Dream: For Sue-Ellen Case

Philip Brett

in Music and Sexuality in Britten: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246096
eISBN:
9780520939127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246096.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter appraises the relevance of proposing and asserting meanings that are grounded in an inside awareness of the cultural conditions under which homosexual composers have functioned, which ... More


Three Readings of Character in the Periochae of Livy*

D. S. Levene

in Fame and Infamy: Essays on Characterization in Greek and Roman Biography and Historiography

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199662326
eISBN:
9780191799174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662326.003.0021
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Livy’s Periochae is a text almost entirely dependent on another text; hence we cannot assume that characters are to be read in the way that they would be in an history written with greater ... More


Historicizing Psychology

Fernando Vidal

in The Sciences of the Soul: The Early Modern Origins of Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226855868
eISBN:
9780226855882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226855882.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the process of historicizing psychology. It considers the view that the historiography of psychology was influenced by the desire to legitimate a supposedly young science and ... More


Lyric Poetry: Intergeneric, Transnational, Translingual?

Jahan Ramazani

in Poetry in a Global Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226730004
eISBN:
9780226730288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226730288.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The epilogue ventures a dozen postulates: 1) lyric can’t be defined by one or even many formal features that are exclusive to it; 2) lyric can be described as a range of nonexclusive formal ... More


Natives of a Ghost Country: The Vietnamese in Houston and Their Construction of a Postwar Community

Roy Vu

in Asian Americans in Dixie: Race and Migration in the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037832
eISBN:
9780252095955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037832.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter identifies the significant factors impacting the emergence and establishment of the refugee Vietnamese American community in Houston, Texas. Vietnamese Houstonians have responded and ... More


Introduction: The Non-Linear Story of a Cultural Complex

Alejandro L. Madrid

in In Search of Julián Carrillo and Sonido 13

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190215781
eISBN:
9780190215804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215781.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, Western

This chapter offers a brief biographical sketch of Julián Carrillo and an explanation of the theoretical, methodological, and historiographic interventions of the book. It explains the notions of ... More


Introduction

Erik Gray

in The Art of Love Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

This chapter sets out the book’s scope, methodology, and premises. The book’s topic is erotic love (eros)—as opposed to other forms such as friendship (philia) and family or divine love (agape)—and ... More


Introduction

Nora Goldschmidt and Barbara Graziosi

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets: Between Literary Reception and Material Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826477
eISBN:
9780191865442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826477.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction sheds light on the reception of classical poetry by focusing on the materiality of the poets’ bodies and their tombs. It outlines four sets of issues, or commonplaces, that govern ... More


Introduction: Works for Other Times

Michaela Bronstein

in Out of Context: The Uses of Modernist Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190655396
eISBN:
9780190655426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655396.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, World Literature

We often think of literary canons as representing the hegemony of the past over the present. The introduction asks us to think instead of the way the present reshapes the past to serve its needs. The ... More


Art as a Form of Thinking

Hanneke Grootenboer

in The Pensive Image: Art as a Form of Thinking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226717951
eISBN:
9780226718002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226718002.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

Why have art and philosophy, traditionally sister arts, grown apart since the 19th century? Why is contemporary art practice understood as incompatible with the discipline of art history? The Pensive ... More


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