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Snobs, Anti-Snobs, and Marketing

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Wine culture, according to Robert Fuller, shares features with popular religion: a special vocabulary, ritualized behaviors, and ceremonies. Although wine drinking has become popular, there are still ... More


The Grand Style

Christopher Ricks

in Milton's Grand Style

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198120902
eISBN:
9780191671289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198120902.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter presents the argument of Milton's critics that Milton's Grand Style is not that it is not grand, but that its grandeur forfeits the possibility of delicacy and subtlety. It selects four ... More


The National Art of Signifyin(G):: Nicolás Guillén and Lydia Cabrera

Nicolás Guillén and Lydia Cabrera

in Racial Experiments in Cuban Literature and Ethnography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037479
eISBN:
9780813042329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037479.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how race is explored rhetorically and structurally in the short stories of Lydia Cabrera and the Afro-Antillean poems of Nicolás Guillén. Building on Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s ... More


String Play with Regular Expressions

Mark D. LeBlanc and Betsey Dexter Dyer

in Perl for Exploring DNA

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195305890
eISBN:
9780199773862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305890.003.04
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter describes some hurdles, which can be overcome, so that the pattern matching syntax of regular expressions (‘regex’) can be used immediately. It also presents some surprisingly relevant ... More


Hesiod's Verbal Craft: Studies in Hesiod's Conception of Language and its Ancient Reception

Athanassios Vergados

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198807711
eISBN:
9780191845536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807711.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study aims to define Hesiod’s place in early Greek intellectual history by exploring a network of issues related to language, knowledge, and authority in Hesiod’s Theogony and Works and Days. ... More


Nothing Beside Remains

Aaron Jaffe

in The Way Things Go: An Essay on the Matter of Second Modernism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692019
eISBN:
9781452949017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692019.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

When a thing gets talked about, it tends to get framed in one of three kinds of deceptive life stories: first, the thing lives insofar as it is subject to human attention; second, it lives an ... More


Animals in Chinese Rebus Paintings

Qianshen Bai

in The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824846763
eISBN:
9780824873035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846763.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This essay discusses the role of animals in China rebus painting. The homophonic richness of Chinese is the linguistic foundation for using animal images in rebus painting, a richness that allows the ... More


Poetics of the Picture: Verbal Imagery and Visual Language

Chad Kia

in Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi'ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450386
eISBN:
9781474464864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450386.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Due to the programmatic dependence of the Persianate figural arts on narrative literature this chapter contextualizes the art of book illustration at the late Timurid court in Herat by considering ... More


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