The Voltairine de Cleyre Reader

The Voltairine de Cleyre Reader

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The sense of the poet as courtier, of poetry as the service of a prince, of the supreme importance of the symposium or elite group, are among the high mimetic conceptions reflected in twentieth-century literature, especially in the poetry of the symboliste tradition from Mallarme to George and Rilke. If the dramatic role of Shylock is ever so slightly exaggerated, as it generally is when the leading actor of the company takes the part, it is upset, and the play becomes the tragedy of the Jew of Venice with a comic epilogue.

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Rama Beyond Price (Clay Sanskrit Library)

Rama Beyond Price (Clay Sanskrit Library)

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He seems mainly to be of neutral sex, more involved with social issues than love matters. These theories can range from Marxist to Psychoanalytic to Structuralist to Feminist and beyond. Foster, Hal, editor (1983) _The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture_. Finally, the Code of Hammurabi, discovered in Susa in 1901 by the French expedition funded by Mr. Hence the central episodic theme is the theme of the pure but transient vision, the aesthetic or timeless moment, Rimbaud's illumination, Joyce's epiphany, the Augeriblick of modern German thought, and the kind of non-didactic revelation implied in such terms as symbolisme and imagism.

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The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field, Volume 8

The Writings in Prose and Verse of Eugene Field, Volume 8

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It is clear that in Dialectic of Enlightenment Horkheimer and Adorno abandoned this interdisciplinary materialist approach with its emphasis on cooperation with the social sciences (1982, xi). Power, rather, is a whole complex of forces; it is that which produces what happens. Insisting on the theme of social revenge on an individual, however great a rascal he may be, tends to make him look less involved in guilt and the society more so.

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Urban Enlightenment and the Eighteenth-Century Periodical

Urban Enlightenment and the Eighteenth-Century Periodical

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No really healthy Christian mind can advocate obscurantism. Therefore, to maintain dominance, hegemonic ideology must be “renewed, reinforced, and defended continually through rhetorical strategies and practices”. Structuralist narratology - "a form of structuralism espoused by Vladimir Propp, Tzvetan Todorov, Roland Barthes, and Gerard Genette that illustrates how a story's meaning develops from its overall structure (its langue) rather than from each individual story's isolated theme.

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THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH, AND OTHER POEMS

THE COURTSHIP OF MILES STANDISH, AND OTHER POEMS

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The appearance of Athene does not turn the Oresteia into a comedy, but clarifies its tragic vision. The other schools of literary theory, to varying degrees, embrace a postmodern view of language and reality that calls into serious question the objective referent of literary studies. Only within the last two decades has higher criticism made notable progress in English-speaking lands, and this has been rendered possible by the moderation of its leading spokesman there. To Veblen, the pre-Darwinian, teleological preconceptions of orthodox theory reflected the failure of economics to keep abreast of developments in the physical and biological sciences.

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Myth and Modernity: Postcritical Reflections (S U N Y

Myth and Modernity: Postcritical Reflections (S U N Y

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As a side note, it should be remembered that Chopin had enjoyed great success as a writer of “local color” stories that dealt mildly with issues of gender and sexuality but that “The Awakening” did not receive the great praise of her other, more “tame” stories. Edited by Ann Marie Brennan, Nahum Goodenow and Brendan D. If some part of the world were to break with this global order - for instance a future autarkic caliphate - that would be a radical change. The critical division of sources is based on the Hebrew text, though it is not certain how far the present Massoretic text differs from that, for instance, followed by the Septuagint translators, and how far the latter differed form the Hebrew text before its redaction in the fifth century B.

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Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy VI: Before Plato

Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy VI: Before Plato

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Curator and historian, gallerist and writer: Klaus Kertess has long been a decisive and forward-thinking presence in the art world. They charge the critics with not taking Oriental discoveries sufficiently into account, and argue that, since the monuments confirm the substantial truth of some of the historical books, a presumption is raised in favour of the veracity of Hebrew literature in general. Holtzmann in the middle of the nineteenth century. Lawrence, Arthur Conan Doyle, Umberto Eco, Ian McEwan and H.

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In Defense of History: Marxism and the Postmodern Agenda

In Defense of History: Marxism and the Postmodern Agenda

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They all precede the era of the Massoretes. There are also some very brief notes about the setting of the ballet and what the various movements represent. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois UP, 1986. When the art in question is literature a complication arises, for to 'receive' significant words is always, in one sense, to 'use' them, to go through and beyond them to an imagined something which is not itself verbal", p.88 from "An Experiment in Criticism", CS Lewis, CUP, 1961 "I do share Jacobson's sense that the characteristic response associated with the reading of poetry, at least in postmedieval Western culture, is a feeling of intensified referentiality combined with (and inseparable from) a heightened awareness of the aural qualities of language", Derek Attridge, "Peculiar Language", Methuen, 1988, p.135 "I regard literary reception as generally characterised by subjectivity, fictionality, polyvalence and form orientation", "Understanding Metaphor in Literature", G.

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Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's

Centre of Remembrance: Memory and Caribbean Women's

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Eve, Helen, Gertrude, and Emily in the Knight's Tale are some ready instances: the structural role of Briseis in the Iliad is similar. It is my humble opinion that works of literary criticism are the travel books of the written world — sometimes guides (and it is, for instance, a rash traveller who visits Wallace Stevens without one), sometimes reportage, travelogues, impressions. The inevitability in the death of Beowulf, the treachery in the death of Roland, the malignancy that compasses the death of the martyred saint, are of much greater emotional importance than any ironic complications of hubris and hamartia that may be involved.

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Spirits of the Dead: Tales and Poems (Penguin Popular

Spirits of the Dead: Tales and Poems (Penguin Popular

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But we are getting closer to the conventions of realism, and although Lorna's eyes are "dim with death," we know that the author does not really mean death if he is planning to revive her. The questions raised include some fundamental ones. Ferguson, Mary Anne. “The Female Novel of Development and the Myth of Psyche.” In The Voyage In: Fictions of Female Development. The story brings to life something from long ago that may or may not be fictional. Pp. 392-400. [An attack on George Cruikshank for introducing temperance issues into the fairy tale “Hop-O-My-Thumbs.” To undermine Cruikshank’s effort Dickens writes a satiric Cinderella, in which the heroine is a member of the Juvenile Bands of Hope and, after winning the prince, throws open “the right of voting, and of being elected to public offices, and of making the laws, to the whole of her sex; who thus came to be always gloriously occupied with public life and whom nobody dared to love” (p. 400). (See Cruikshank and Dickens under Modern Fiction for a synopsis of Dickens’ Cinderella and Cruikshank’s response.) Dickens presents an ardent appeal against tampering with fairy tales for ideological ends. “It would be hard to estimate the amount of gentleness and mercy that has made its way among us through these slight channels.

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