11 Dec

Literature of the North

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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. On the other hand, the term "naturalism" shows up in its proper perspective as a phase of fiction which, rather like the detective story, though in a very different way, begins as an intensification of low mimetic, an attempt to describe life exactly as it is, and ends, by the very logic of that attempt, in pure irony. He praises the work for the precision with which it portrays what is, but also for a 'method' which brings to light that which is hidden.

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10 Dec

The Crisis in Modernism: Bergson and the Vitalist

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Now, Coleridge says, if you remove the provincial terms of speech from a peasant's language you no longer have rustic language at all. His critical approach relies heavily on the Signifying Monkey--perhaps the most popular figure in African-American folklore--and signification and Signifyin(g). First question however will not confine us for a long time. II, III in "Opera", Geneva, 1613, pp. 511, 538). Social and Legal Studies 5.3 (1996): 405-426.

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10 Dec

Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry

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Some suggested that this code was the forerunner of the Torah law, a view that was later rejected. [38] The difficulty of this approach is that Hammurabi's monotheistic ideas do not seem to agree with the monotheistic idea of the one Invisible God described in the Old Testament. Though less central to the story than Albert, he is the movie’s most charismatic and compelling character. Morin, New Critics have the ability to “treat a work of literature as if it were a self-contained, self-referential object,” rather than intently evaluating a poem on the basis of the reader’s emotional connection, the authorial intent, or the author’s biographical and historical...

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10 Dec

Language and Style (New Accents)

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But the switch to shot 3 takes us from Hitchcock territory to the Bressonian legacy which is so powerful in Costa’s work. The author analyses three important tendencies in contemporary dance: "pure" dance, dance theatre, and (self-) reflexive dance. >>more Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 432 pgs / 6 b&w. America is female; to be American is male; and the quintessential American experience is betrayal by woman.... [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism] Feminist Literary Criticism and Lysistrata - Classically, women playwrights are almost completely absent.

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10 Dec

The Poetry of Derek Mahon

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The first section of the book explores protofeminist thought from the Middle Ages onwards, and analyses the work of pioneers such as Wollstonecraft and Woolf. Begemann in "Approaches to poetry: some aspects of textuality, intertextuality and intermediality", J. Gil Bias, the novel, and The Marriage of Figaro, the play, illustrate this. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

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10 Dec

A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory (Concise Companions

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The tenuousness of precritical biblical social models is exposed by a few elementary questions. Thus, several families of texts may be represented in a single manuscript. Smith suggested that to understand the basic foundations on which the primitive Semitic religions were based, one had to make a thorough study of the ritual (sacrificial) institutions. In the seventeenth century, the famous Dutch philosopher Benedictus de Spinoza (1632-1677), who was a descendant of the Marranos, stated in his Tractatus Theologico-Politicus (and in some letters) that he doubted the Mosaic and the divine authorship of the Torah. [5] Spinoza's major point was that the Bible, like many other literary works, should be seen as the product of human spiritual development, mostly of a primitive nature.

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10 Dec

Short Works of Lord Dunsany

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The more general public merely enjoys its platitudes and truisms jerked on to the understanding in line and rhyme; truth put into metre sounds overwhelmingly true", Harold Monro, "The Future of Poetry", Poetry Review, January 1912 "artworks not only mime nature; they also mime the accepted modes of miming", Stephen H. But the effect of the north-south "barriers" cannot have been that important. The toledhoth of Isaac, too, use the name Yahweh for the last time in 32:10; and from this passage down to Genesis 37:2 the name is not found.

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09 Dec

Rumors of War and Infernal Machines: Technomilitary

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Traditionally, the archival concept of provenance refers “to the individual, family, or organization that created or received the items in a collection,” and the principle of provenance suggests that records originating from the same source should be kept together, and should not be interfiled with records from other sources to preserve their context.[ 2 ] The Canadian archivist Laura Millar emphasizes the importance of recognizing provenance as the key element of archival arrangement and description.[ 3 ] At the same time, Millar argues for an expanded understanding of provenance as a combination of creator history, records history, and custodial history.

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09 Dec

American Literature: Themes and Writers (Themes and Writers

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Following the same train of thinking, I have been led to imagine that the few extra-ordinary women who have rushed in eccentrical directions out of the orbit prescribed to their sex, were male spirits, confined by mistake in female frames. We learned that Buddhism was always tied up with mythology and irrationality, to its very core 11, 12. She�s Got What It Takes gathers American painter and installation artist Deanna Sirlin�s essays on the lives and work of nine historically important (and frequently marginalized) living American women artists: Jennifer Bartlett, Louise Fishman, Jane >>more Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 122 pgs / 42 b&w.

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09 Dec

The Gertrude Stein Reader: The Great American Pioneer of

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It's going to look at the text, why it does things and how it does things. People still speak of 'Vulgar Latin" without being able to produce convincing examples of it. In general, scientific method entails those processes of logical reasoning by which the aggregate of all truth is rigorously established." If most of it has signally failed to come up with the right answers, at least it is asking some of the right questions. Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky Epistemology of the Closet.

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