09 Dec

Economy of the Unlost: (Reading Simonides of Keos with Paul

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That is, he was a free-thinker, an agnostic; a man who did not believe in the Revelation of the one true and living God. (Brampton Lectures, 1893, page 117). Everything not 'immanent' to consciousness must be rigorously excluded: all realities must be treated as pure 'phenomena,' in terms of their appearances in our mind, and this is the only absolute data from which we can begin" (55). "Some Principles of Phenomenological Hermeneutics" by Dr. In the modern era, philosophy defines its distinctive role in relation to the sciences.

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09 Dec

Figures of a Changing World: Metaphor and the Emergence of

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Predictably, Zinn draws a moral equivalence between America and the 9/11 terrorists. Von Franz suggests categorically that women love to be unclear, that they vegetate more easily than men, that they have more of a herd instinct, and are more interested in love and personal relationships. ... the years from World War II to the present have presented new threats to the Pueblos, which, although more subtle than the early Spanish conquests, are even more dangerous, and must be fought if the Pueblo culture is to continue.

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09 Dec

Jude the Obscure

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inclined to find fault or to judge with severity, often too readily. occupied with or skilled in criticism. involving skillful judgment as to truth, merit, etc.; judicial: of or relating to critics or criticism: a critical edition of Chaucer. pertaining to or of the nature of a crisis: a critical shortage of food. of decisive importance with respect to the outcome; crucial: Medicine/Medical. (of a patient's condition) having unstable and abnormal vital signs and other unfavorable indicators, as loss of appetite, poor mobility, or unconsciousness. pertaining to a state, value, or quantity at which one or more properties of a substance or system undergo a change. (of fissionable material) having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction.

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08 Dec

Selected Writings on Literature and Language (Oxford Tagore

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If Christianity had not been both an imported myth and a devourer of rival ones, this phase of Western literature would be easier to isolate. Boccaccio must look, as did the ancients, at poetry as a whole. Milton does feel, however, that the time has come for a more moral and patriotic English poetry. The English were, if possible, even more patriotic. It was no longer merely the more or less corrupt language of the church writers.

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08 Dec

Electronic Eros: Bodies and Desire in the Postindustrial Age

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The former produces allegory, where the particular has validity only as an example of the general; the latter, however, is the actual nature of poetry; it expresses the particular without thinking of the general or without pointing at it. Critical towards its counterpart, it was uncritical towards itself when, proceeding from the premises of philosophy, it either stopped at the results given by philosophy or passed off demands and results from somewhere else as immediate demands and results of philosophy – although these, provided they are justified, can be obtained only by the negation of philosophy up to the present, of philosophy as such.

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08 Dec

Contemporary Fiction: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short

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Joseph Beuys: ‘Not just a few are called, but everyone' 1972. At the same time, in the surrounding bustle, it introduces the suggestion of more circuitous stimulations to come in this place. Depicting Foucault's theory of "discourse": "Orientalism as a discourse" (Introduction 3), which means that European culture employs the "systematic discipline" to "manage and even produce" (Introduction 3) Orientalism. In addition, Wolverton adds that this focus may relegate us to the role of follower, instead of leader.

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08 Dec

The Adventures of Brownie: As Told to My Child.

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The phases of tragedy move from the heroic to the ironic, the first three corresponding to the first three phases of romance, the last three to the last three of irony. Indian Journal of American Studies 23.1 (1993): 112-17. What, according to Plato, is the relationship between literature and philosophy? Probably the only hope lies in the fact that poets never buy other poets' stuff. William Davenant and Thomas Hobbes 59 In order to rule more easily he allowed the people the diversions the Commonwealth had denied them.

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08 Dec

A History of the Small Press, And Me

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Guillaume Apollinaire: ‘On the Subject in Modern Painting' 1912. Furthermore, the emotional crisis is caused by the discordant aspirations of mother and son, one centred on maintaining the family home, the other sacrificing it in the hope of escaping from its class-bound world, one represented visually by the domestic space, the other invested in narrative desire. In the struggle against that state of affairs, criticism is no passion of the head, it is the head of passion.

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08 Dec

The Poetry Reader's Toolkit: A Guide to Reading and

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And indeed, Achebe notes, the novel portrays Africans as a pre-historic mass of frenzied, howling, incomprehensible barbarians..." (Tyson 374-375). I shall provisionally accept it as in some degree valid. Howard Zinn’s 776 page tome, which after selling more than a million copies, has been recently re-released in a hardback edition. In response, Walker addressed the sexism implicit in these critiques, but also argued that The Color Purple explored the variety of relationships—familial, sexual, and platonic—that provided the foundation for contemporary black feminist projects.

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07 Dec

The Orphan in Eighteenth-Century Fiction: The Vicissitudes

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We can see this very clearly in the emergence of the Messiah myth from the oracles of the Hebrew prophets. The threatening shadow links back, via the conversation with Stella, to the Thorwalds’ first appearance as the embodiment of Jeff’s view of married life, and forward to the elaborate doubling of the two couples. Psyche’s Stories: Modern Jungian Interpretations of Fairy Tales. SPAN: Journal of the South Pacific Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies 27 (1988): 32-49.

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