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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

The process of giving an explanation.

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
Subject:
Literature
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110 words

term used for the study and exposition of a work of literature by itself and on its own terms. This

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Hans-Herbert Kögler

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
Subject:
Philosophy
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159 words
Theoretical or narrative account of facts, texts, persons, or events that renders the subject-matter intelligible. As a genuinely philosophical problem, interpretation became recognized ... More
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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
Subject:
Religion
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191 words

Unintelligible utterances required the *gift of interpretation (1 Cor. 12: 10); and translation from one language to another was

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
Subject:
Music
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182 words
The act of performance, with the implication that in it the performer's judgement and personality have a share. Just as there is no means by which a dramatist can so write his play as to ... More
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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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5,438 words

This entry comprises two essays on different modes of interpretation in aesthetics: Interpretation in Art Analytic InterpretationOnce interpretation becomes

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Bryan White

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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Music
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271 words
The process by which a performer translates a work from notation into artistically valid sound. Because of the ambiguity inherent in musical notation, a performer must make important ... More

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