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Two Styles of Writing

Mary Douglas

in Leviticus as Literature

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244195
eISBN:
9780191600548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244197.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter expands on the previous one, which examined the differences in the styles of thought between Leviticus and Deuteronomy, by examining the differences in the styles of writing between the ... More


Cicero's ‘Stomach’: Political Indignation and the Use of Repeated Allusive Expressions in Cicero's Correspondence *

Stanley E. Hoffer

in Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the Ciceronian letter collection, a rare and precious example of an informal and almost spontaneous writing style among the Roman elite, and how much Cicero's epistolary style ... More


The Importance of Form in Seneca's Philosophical Letters

Brad Inwood

in Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines what makes Seneca's philosophical letters work the way they do for their readers and why they were written the way they were. In this discussion, it is suggested that some of ... More


Writing the Needs Assessment Report

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides helpful suggestions for writing the needs assessment report and executive summary, which will assist the consideration for the stakeholders and other important persons who are ... More


THE DRY MILLENNIUM DAWNS

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The 1920s began with the advent of the Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition, which Mencken viewed as the ultimate violation of the civil liberties that he cherished. His battle against Prohibition was ... More


Negativity

Annabel Annabel

in Milton's Words

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573462
eISBN:
9780191702112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573462.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter examines John Milton's tendency to put his positives in a negative form in his polemic prose. One example of these is the opening line of Paradise Regained which states Worthy to have ... More


A Writing Life

Annabel Annabel

in Milton's Words

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573462
eISBN:
9780191702112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573462.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses the writing career of John Milton in order to provide a better understanding about his use of words in this prose and poetry. It explains that rather than planning his career ... More


Conclusion: The Sentence Fetish

Jan Mieszkowski

in Crises of the Sentence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226617053
eISBN:
9780226617220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226617220.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The conclusion argues that the sentence has become such a fetishized object that the goal for many contemporary authors is less to produce exceptional texts than to be sure that their texts contain ... More


Writers and Lovers – D. H. Lawrence

Katy Masuga

in Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies Miller's relation to D.H. Lawrence, noting that Lawrence makes his escape by using a style of writing which demands more than the literal appreciation of the reader in order to ... More


On the Erotics of Literary Style

Kevin Ohi

in Henry James and the Queerness of Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654932
eISBN:
9781452946313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654932.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the queerness of Henry James’s writing style. Most of his work represents the marginalized sex. However, the queerness in his writing can be seen in its elusive ... More


The Structure of Creativity: Or, Why Almost Wasn’t Called

Clayton Childress

in Under the Cover: The Creation, Production, and Reception of a Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691160382
eISBN:
9781400885275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160382.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines how Jarrettsville came to be, and how even its title was eventually derived, by tracing the social life of artistic creation within it. Between 1998 and 2004, Cornelia Nixon was ... More


A Biographical Sketch

Avraham Grossman

in Rashi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113898
eISBN:
9781800340213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113898.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a biographical sketch of Rashi. There are numerous folk legends about Rashi's birth, especially the miracles wrought for his mother during her pregnancy, and about his father and ... More


Conclusion: Aesthetics or Inaesthetics?

Jean-Jacques Lecercle

in Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638000
eISBN:
9780748652648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638000.003.0026
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Alain Badiou and Gilles Deleuze's mode of reading of literature, describing two philosophies of literature, conjoined and disjoined ... More


‘Throbbing between two lives’: the structures of migration in Tales from Firozsha Baag

Peter Morey

in Rohinton Mistry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Mistry's first book, Tales from Firozsha Baag, a collection of linked short stories, noting that this book introduces symbols, themes and techniques which can be seen in his ... More


Editorial Conventions Used in the Transcript of the Diary

in The Diary of Elizabeth Lee: Growing up on Merseyside in the Late Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311413
eISBN:
9781846315305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311413.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter presents an editorial convention that have been utilised in transcribing the original manuscript for the publication of Elizabeth Lee's diary. Lee wrote the original manuscript diary in ... More


Crises of the Sentence

Jan Mieszkowski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226617053
eISBN:
9780226617220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226617220.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers the first systematic account of modern literary and philosophical conceptions of the sentence. It opens by demonstrating that there is little agreement about what a sentence is, what ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 16, pp. 7–8: November 14, 1907

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0014
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on November 14, 1907, where once again, using the epistolary form, Dakhow mocks the convoluted writing style of the clerics—a mixture of Persian and ... More


Reporting on Qualitative Internet Research

Christine Hine

in The Internet

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199793891
eISBN:
9780190256081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199793891.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on how qualitative Internet research methods can effectively be presented in research write-ups. It first discusses the methods section of the research report. It then examines ... More


Writing Home

Gary W. Gallagher and T. Michael Parrish (eds)

in The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469643090
eISBN:
9781469643113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643090.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on how Civil War Soldiers composed their stories. The language, aesthetics, and writing style can tell us much about the cultural context that structured how they thought and ... More


Introduction

in Michael Faraday's Mental Exercises: An Artisan Essay-Circle in Regency London

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311406
eISBN:
9781846313554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313554.001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of Michael Faraday's concerns about his writing style. It then details Faraday's organization of the essay-circle and its membership, the ... More


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