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Dialogue with History

KEN HIRSCHKOP

in Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159612
eISBN:
9780191673641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159612.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter discusses the uncertain hold of the theory of dialogism on the tensions between modernity, democracy, and dialogue. Bakhtin got it right. He made a philosophical discovery. He revealed ... More


Analyze Genres and Events

Brian Schrag and Kathleen J. Van Buren

in Make Arts for a Better Life: A Guide for Working with Communities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190878276
eISBN:
9780190878313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878276.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Step 4, the bulk of the Guide, comprises three parts: Part A, “Describe the Event and Its Genre(s) as a Whole”; Part B, “Explore the Event’s Genre(s) through Artistic Domain Categories”; and Part C, ... More


“The Greatest Speech-Makers on Earth”: Oratory and the Symbolic Language of Diplomacy in the Mature French Atlantic

Céline Carayon

in Eloquence Embodied: Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652627
eISBN:
9781469652641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652627.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers some of the ways in which nonverbal repertoires that had been painstakingly created over two centuries of interaction were creatively mobilized by Indigenous and French ... More


Make Arts for a Better Life: A Guide for Working with Communities

Kathleen Van Buren and Brian Shrag

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190878276
eISBN:
9780190878313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878276.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Make Arts for a Better Life: A Guide for Working with Communities provides a groundbreaking model for arts advocacy. Drawing upon methods and theories from disciplines such as ethnomusicology, ... More


Conclusion

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

in Yo' Mama, Mary Mack, and Boudreaux and Thibodeaux: Louisiana Children's Folklore and Play

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810403
eISBN:
9781496810441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810403.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on children’s folklore as ephemeral art. Children’s schoolyard lore teaches African American children and their friends, rhyme, rhythm, a form of public speaking, formalized game ... More


Introduction: An Art of Words

Elaine T. James

in An Invitation to Biblical Poetry

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190664923
eISBN:
9780190664961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190664923.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The introduction orients readers to the aesthetic dimensions of biblical poems and argues that poems as verbal arts are not reducible to rhetoric or a single “message” but rather operate with an ... More


The Idea of Lyric Poetry in the Bible

F. W. Dobbs-Allsopp

in On Biblical Poetry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199766901
eISBN:
9780190240141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766901.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Lyric poetry is a paradigmatic form of both oral and written verbal art, widely attested crossculturally and throughout history. The idea of lyric poetry in the Bible is not new, and yet sustained ... More


Prologues to Twelfth-Century School Commentaries on Horace’s Ars poetica, CA. 1150

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses prologues to commentaries on Horace's Ars poetica, written around 1150. Two anonymous texts are considered. The first, known as the ‘Materia’ commentary, deals with the ... More


True Blues Ain’t No New News

Ali Colleen Neff and William Ferris

in Let the World Listen Right: The Mississippi Delta Hip-Hop Story

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732290
eISBN:
9781604734805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732290.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the relationship between blues music and freestyle hip-hop music in the Mississippi Delta. Topnotch the Villain admits to growing up on blues music and that his musical style ... More


Performing the Argument: Ramayana in Talamaddale

K. V. Akshara

in Performing the Ramayana Tradition: Enactments, Interpretations, and Arguments

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197552506
eISBN:
9780197552544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552506.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter elaborates on a predominantly oral performance tradition called Talamaddale which is linked to the popular traditional form of Yakshagana performed in the southern state of Karnataka, ... More


Novel word crafting

D. Gary Miller

in English Lexicogenesis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689880
eISBN:
9780191770371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689880.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter focuses on analogy (since all neologisms are modeled on prior knowledge), creativity, and imagination. Types of language play discussed range from puns to games like Pig Latin, ... More


Jokes

Jeanne Pitre Soileau

in What the Children Said: Child Lore of South Louisiana

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835734
eISBN:
9781496835789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835734.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Telling jokes and stories is an art form for both children and adults. The teller has to have good logical order, precise timing, and entertaining delivery to keep everyone’s interest. This chapter ... More


Performing the Ramayana Tradition: Enactments, Interpretations, and Arguments

Paula Richman and Rustom Bharucha (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197552506
eISBN:
9780197552544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552506.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Performing the Ramayana Tradition: Enactments, Interpretations, and Arguments, edited by Ramayana scholar Paula Richman and Rustom Bharucha, scholar of Theater and Performance Studies, examines ... More


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