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The Paralinguistic

Philip Burton

in Language in the Confessions of Augustine

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199266227
eISBN:
9780191709098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266227.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the relative status of language and other, similar activities: singing, weeping, groaning, and laughter. The proper manner and degree in which the wise man or woman should ... More


Embodiment

George Pattison

in God and Being: An Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588688
eISBN:
9780191723339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588688.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Love seeks emobodiment, but this is not to be understood in the sense of explaining mental life as a mere epiphenomenon of physiological states. Rather, the body is construed as the body of lived ... More


Of Pain and Laughter

Dorota M. Dutsch

in Feminine Discourse in Roman Comedy: On Echoes and Voices

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533381
eISBN:
9780191714757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533381.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Roman comedy uses various means to portray male and female suffering. In general — although there are some meaningful exceptions — loud weeping (indicative of all that is irrational and incoherent) ... More


Eyes, Tears, Eyes, and the Penitential chiasmus

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The conscience has a logical (albeit reluctant) nature in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan. They see it as a legal activity, which can break down. There were, however, other models of the conscience which ... More


Music and Its Affects

Robert L. Kendrick

in Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297579
eISBN:
9780520969872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297579.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

In order to convey the sometimes abstruse theological points of the texts, along with their emotional charge, librettists and composers had recourse to a variety of metrical and formal designs, the ... More


Weeping and Wailing in Chinese History: The Lament Cycle of Pan Cailian

Anne E. McLaren

in Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832322
eISBN:
9780824869366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832322.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that the lament form known today in south and coastal China originated from the conflation of two ancient traditions: on the one hand, performances of weeping and wailing known as ... More


Introduction

Anne E. McLaren

in Performing Grief: Bridal Laments in Rural China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832322
eISBN:
9780824869366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832322.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book brings to light the ancient folk art of bridal laments, which was once a signal mark of female status, talent, and ... More


The Prayers and Tears of Jacques Derrida

John D. Caputo

in Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy after the Death of God

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225002
eISBN:
9780823237081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225002.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter undertakes the “impossible task” of explaining the pained, complex relationship between Derrida the “leftist, secularist, sometimes scandalous, post-Marxist ... More


A Rose by Any Name

James K. Agee

in Steward's Fork: A Sustainable Future for the Klamath Mountains

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251250
eISBN:
9780520933798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251250.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes the rich diversity of plant life in the Klamath Mountains, which contain the richest conifer diversity in the world and a number of rare or endemic plant species. The Klamaths ... More


Emotions in a Crusading Context, 1095-1291

Stephen J. Spencer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198833369
eISBN:
9780191871887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833369.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

Emotions in a Crusading Context is the first book-length study of the emotional rhetoric of crusading. It investigates the ways in which a number of emotions and affective displays—primarily fear, ... More


Body

John Corrigan

in Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Christians have cultivated the experience of emptiness through physical disciplines that cognize and represent that feeling it while fostering it. Fasting empties the body of food, silence ... More


Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Ad Vingerhoets

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This book addresses the question why humans are the only animal species that produce emotional tears. The book brings together relevant theories and research from very different disciplines varying ... More


Four Kinds of Weeping: Saul Levi Morteira’s Application of Biblical Narrative to Contemporary Events

Marc Saperstein

in Leadership and Conflict: Tensions in Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History and Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764494
eISBN:
9781800341081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764494.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter returns to Rabbi Saul Levi Morteira of Amsterdam and follows a single sermon as he adapted it some years after its original delivery. This contains explicit reference to catastrophic ... More


A cultural historical perspective of tears

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter depicts how tears throughout ages have played a role in (creation) myths and legends, the literature (including the Bible), and the visual arts. Tears have fascinated men since classic ... More


Culture and crying

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter shows how culture may influence crying. For a good understanding of the effects of culture on crying, a distinction must be made between crying in intimate settings and crying in public ... More


(S)wept from power: two versions of tyrannicide in Richard III

Ann Kaegi

in The Renaissance of emotion: Understanding affect in Shakespeare and his contemporaries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090783
eISBN:
9781781708866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090783.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Shakespeare’s English history plays are customarily referred to as chronicle histories, yet several could also be termed complaint histories, none more so than Richard III. Although the events ... More


Theo Angelopoulos’ Unfinished Odyssey: The Other Sea

Andrew Horton

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This afterword offers the first critical account of Theo Angelopoulos' final, unfinished film, The Other Sea, describing it as the capstone to a long career and arguing that it would have synthesised ... More


Boundaries of Embodiment in Sounded Melancholy

Denise Gill

in Melancholic Modalities: Affect, Islam, and Turkish Classical Musicians

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190495008
eISBN:
9780190495039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190495008.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 4 grounds claims about musicians’ melancholic modalities in a multifaceted study of embodiment in Turkish classical musicking. After an investigation of how musicians describe the sensations ... More


The Communicative and Social Functions of Human Crying

Asmir Gračanin, Lauren M. Bylsma, and Ad J. J. M. Vingerhoets

in The Science of Facial Expression

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190613501
eISBN:
9780190613525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190613501.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Why do humans produce emotional tears? We propose that the answer to this question can be found in the interindividual functions of emotional crying. The basic assumption is that emotional tears ... More


Re-visioning the Bible: The Joseph Smith Translation

Terryl Givens and Brian M. Hauglid

in The Pearl of Greatest Price: Mormonism's Most Controversial Scripture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190603861
eISBN:
9780190603892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603861.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Joseph Smith considered his “re-translation” of the Bible (actually a revision) to be one of the most important “branches of his calling.” The most important product of this effort was a Mosaic ... More


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