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Allegory and EnchantmentAn Early Modern Poetics

Allegory and Enchantment: An Early Modern Poetics

Jason Crawford

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198788041
eISBN:
9780191833489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788041.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Poetry

This book is about the genealogies of modernity, and about the lingering power of some of the cultural forms against which modernity defines itself: religion, magic, the sacramental, the medieval. ... More

The Aristotelian EthicsA Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

The Aristotelian Ethics: A Study of the Relationship between the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

Anthony Kenny

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198790938
eISBN:
9780191836282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790938.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book is an attempt to solve a long-standing problem of Aristotelian scholarship on the basis of historical and philosophical arguments and a statistical study of features of style. It presents a ... More

Beyond VisionPhilosophical Essays

Beyond Vision: Philosophical Essays

Casey O’Callaghan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198782964
eISBN:
9780191826184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198782964.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book draws theoretical and philosophical lessons about perception, the nature of its objects, and sensory awareness through sustained attention to extra-visual and multisensory forms of ... More

Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

Bishops in the Political Community of England, 1213-1272

S. T. Ambler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198754022
eISBN:
9780191815751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754022.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

In thirteenth-century England, circumstance and personality converged to produce an episcopate uncommonly dedicated not only to its pastoral mission but also to the defence of the kingdom and the ... More

Blasphemous ModernismThe 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Blasphemous Modernism: The 20th-Century Word Made Flesh

Steve Pinkerton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190627560
eISBN:
9780190627584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190627560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In his 1934 book After Strange Gods, T. S. Eliot declared blasphemy “obsolescent” as a viable literary or artistic mode. There could be no blasphemy worth the name, he reasoned, in a world that had ... More

Borges and KafkaSons and Writers

Borges and Kafka: Sons and Writers

Sarah Roger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198746157
eISBN:
9780191808791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This study provides a detailed investigation of Jorge Luis Borges’s development as an author in light of (1) Franz Kafka’s influence on Borges’s writing and (2) Borges’s relationship with his father, ... More

Building State CapabilityEvidence, Analysis, Action

Building State Capability: Evidence, Analysis, Action

Matt Andrews, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198747482
eISBN:
9780191810343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747482.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; ... More

The Caribbean before Columbus

The Caribbean before Columbus

William F. Keegan and Corinne L. Hofman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190605247
eISBN:
9780190605278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190605247.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Caribbean before Columbus is a new synthesis of the region’s insular history on multiple scales: temporal, spatial, local, regional, environmental, social, and political. It combines the results ... More

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy

Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190610050
eISBN:
9780190610081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Classical Traditions in Modern Fantasy is the first collection of essays in English focusing on how fantasy draws deeply on ancient Greek and Roman myth, philosophy, literature, history, art, and ... More

Composing the WorldHarmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Composing the World: Harmony in the Medieval Platonic Cosmos

Andrew Hicks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190658205
eISBN:
9780190658236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658205.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Philosophy of Music

This book charts one constellation of musical metaphors, analogies, and expressive modalities embedded within late ancient and medieval cosmological discourse: that of a cosmos animated and ... More

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