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Working Memory Capacity: Self-control Is (in) the Goal

James M. Broadway, Thomas S. Redick, and Randall W. Engle

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

Self-control is defined in relation to current goals of an organism. Working memory capacity (WMC) is defined as a cognitive system for maintaining access to goal representations as needed. ... More


Maria's Choice

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter explores the 6th-century story of Maria of Amida from the Syriac writer John of Ephesus. Maria's lifestyle was ruled by two very different models of social action: her mother, Euphemia, ... More


Dreaming: A Conceptual Framework for Philosophy of Mind and Empirical Research

Jennifer M. Windt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262028677
eISBN:
9780262327466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028677.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Are dreams conscious experiences occurring during sleep? What exactly would it mean to say that they are? How does the concept of dreaming fit into the framework of concepts commonly used to describe ... More


Walking as Ideology

Anne D. Wallace

in Walking, Literature, and English Culture: The Origins and Uses of Peripatetic in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183280
eISBN:
9780191674006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183280.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter discusses the changing interpretative meaning of excursive walking observed and practiced by the educated and the wealthy during the 19th century. In this chapter, the focus is centred ... More


“Spaces of Time through Times of Space”: Haunting the “Wandering Rocks”

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The importance of simultaneity in literary modernism is often taken to represent the triumph of space over time, but in the “Wandering Rocks” chapter of Ulysses, Joyce subjects synchronicity itself ... More


Hermann Goldfarb

in Voices from Shanghai: Jewish Exiles in Wartime China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226181660
eISBN:
9780226181684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226181684.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents “Wandering” (1942), a poem by Hermann Goldfarb. The poem internalizes the wandering Jew theme as the Jewish condition of homelessness. To the Shanghai refugees, this theme was ... More


Epilogue

Daniel Caner

in Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233249
eISBN:
9780520928503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233249.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

A monk named John, who lived in Theotokos monastery below Mount Sinai, composed the famous Ladder of Divine Ascent. His book gained the same normative stature as a repository of ascetic wisdom among ... More


Introduction: Lu Xun in Translation

Jeremy Tambling

in Madmen and Other Survivors: Reading Lu Xun's Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098244
eISBN:
9789882207158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098244.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book is not a complete study of Lu Xun, but only of his short stories, those which were written between 1918 and the end of 1925, which appeared first in magazines in Beijing and Shanghai. ... More


President Schreber and the Memoirs of a Wandering Jew(ess)

Jay Geller

in The Other Jewish Question: Identifying the Jew and Making Sense of Modernity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233618
eISBN:
9780823241781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233618.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter situates Judge Daniel Paul Schreber's vision of the non-Jewish unmanned Wandering Jew (or “Eternal Jew”; der ewige Jude) in relation to contemporaneous constructions of the Wandering Jew ... More


Echoes

Matthew Bevis

in Wordsworth's Fun

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226652054
eISBN:
9780226652221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652221.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins where the poetry often begins, not with straightforward incitements to laughter but with oddly charged depictions of it. It considers two poems in detail--"I wandered lonely as a ... More


The Emergence of Dreaming: Mind-Wandering, Embodied Simulation, and the Default Network

G. William Domhoff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190673420
eISBN:
9780190673444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673420.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This book presents a new neurocognitive theory of dreams that documents the similarities of dreaming to waking thought, demonstrates that personal psychological meaning can be found in a majority of ... More


Writing the Self: The Life and Philosophy of a Bengali Baul Guru

Jeanne Openshaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062479
eISBN:
9780199080489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062479.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Renowned as the wandering minstrels and mystics from India and Bangladesh, Bauls have attained an iconic status as representatives of the ‘spiritual East’. This book investigates the largely ... More


“Wandering Rocks” and “Sirens”: The Breakdown of Narrative

Karen R. Lawrence

in Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034775
eISBN:
9780813038612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034775.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In Ulysses, Joyce leaves the “tracks” of his artistic journey. And, finally, finding obsolete the idea of a narrative norm that tells a story, with “Aeolus” as a clue and with “Wandering Rocks” and ... More


Conclusion

Edmund Stewart

in Greek Tragedy on the Move: The Birth of a Panhellenic Art Form c.500–300 BC

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198747260
eISBN:
9780191809392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747260.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

Tragedy’s dissemination may be said to be, in its nature, a complex and continuous process brought about through performance and re-performance at Panhellenic gatherings. Tragedy as a genre emerged ... More


Wandering in the Desert and the Virtues of Manual Labor

Daniel Caner

in Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233249
eISBN:
9780520928503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233249.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

A vignette from the apophthegmata patrun of the late fourth or early fifth century presents two very different attitudes toward wandering monks. It tells that if a monk is seen wandering and changing ... More


Introduction

Daniel Caner

in Wandering, Begging Monks: Spiritual Authority and the Promotion of Monasticism in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233249
eISBN:
9780520928503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233249.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book explores economic and social concerns that affected the promotion of certain forms of Christian monasticism over others. It also focuses on ascetic poverty and competing claims to material ... More


Nomad Heart: Heterolingual Autobiography

Vera M. Kutzinski

in The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines how Langston Hughes writes an autobiography as a literary genre. There were substantial pressures on a black autobiographer in the United States to construct himself as a ... More


Extreme poverty: vagrants and prostitutes

Caitriona Clear

in Social Change and Everyday Life in Ireland, 1850-1922

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074370
eISBN:
9781781700693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074370.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

Vagrants and prostitutes were among those who would have been described as ‘poor’ by everyone, including labourers and casual workers. As targets of repression and recipients of relief, they were in ... More


The Wanderer's Tracks

Joseph Kerman

in Returning Cycles: Contexts for the Interpretation of Schubert's Impromptus and Last Sonatas

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520225640
eISBN:
9780520925786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225640.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The “Wanderer” Fantasy sets itself apart from most of Schubert's instrumental music not only because of its unusual form and virtuosic character, but also because of the place it occupies in his ... More


Inhabiting Feminine Suspicion

Barbara Straumann

in Figurations of Exile in Hitchcock and Nabokov

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748636464
eISBN:
9780748651894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748636464.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter traces the figurations of exile in Suspicion. The discussion takes a look at three primary areas, which are the dislocations performed by the aesthetic language of the film, the psychic ... More


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