The Power of Less: Essays on Poetry And Public Speech

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Though what Plato had said was^ always in the back of his mind, Aristotle and this was his great genius found what he was looking for, not by putting his own metaphysical generaliza- tions against those of his master, but by examinmg^ literature itselJnjthe_same way that he examined biological specimens when he wrote his work on animals. Any question which does not directly increase our understanding of the poem distracts from it.", Stephen Dobyns, from "Metaphor and the Authenticating Act of Memory". "Poets, on the face of it, have either got to be easier or to write their own notes; readers have either got to take more trouble over reading or cease to regard notes as pretentious and a sign of bad poetry" - William Empson, "Argufying", 1987. "The general public ... has set up a criterion of its own, one by which every form of contemporary art is condemned.

Naguib Mahfouz: A Western and Eastern Cage of Female

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This image, while fleeting and apparently used only to establish setting is filled with a number of insights into Victorian ideals of femininity. Richardson, Alan & Ellen Spolsky (eds.), The Work of Fiction. They are looking for the house where Steven Nimieri (Ger Duany), the Sudanese refugee and the subject of Albert’s coincidences, lives with his adoptive family. Why are some writers and their works deemed more important than others? Aesthetics of liberation: free, direct, and vérité cinemas.

Early Modern Hermaphrodites: Sex and Other Stories

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Accessed April 27, 2008, from: http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/tecdet/tecdet.html C. Criticism and Literary Theory: 1890 to the Present. Whereas Mary Poovey, in The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer, viewed Frankenstein in terms of its relation to conduct manuals and novels by Jane Austen, most cultural critics who have written about Mary Shelley's best-known novel have instead read it in the context of a very different popular form: the Gothic tale.

Travels in Manchuria and Mongolia

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Much of the article is a recording of the story “Cendreusette”: (A mother has two daughters, Catherine and Cendreusette. They also evaluate the psychological state of the characters, and examine their motivations and actions with an understanding of psychology in mind. The combination of these factors creates a spiraling self-fulfilling prophecy, diminishing the woman’s belief in herself, severely restricting her opportunities to gain knowledge and experience, thereby reinforcing the negative view of women’s inability to function in a leadership capacity.

Conjuring Moments in African American Literature: Women,

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The Gospel of Matthew also shows signs of redaction at a later period than the time of the original composition, and thus this tells us that Mark's gospel was written first, and then was used as a source for Matthew's version, and then some time passed, Matthew's gospel was edited and revised, introducing doctrinal inconsistencies in the process, and then after this time the Gospel of Luke was written as the last of what are known as the Synoptic Gospels that were canonized. She is one of those “insipid beauties waiting passively for Prince Charming” (p. ).] Mintz, Thomas. “The Meaning of the Rose in ‘Beauty and the Beast.’” The Psychoanalytic Review, 56 (1969-1970): 615-620.

Gender and Genealogy in Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata

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Marcel Duchamp: ‘The Richard Mutt Case' 1917. The text betrays a profound self-consciousness about the reception which awaits it; whereby postwar reading for realism refuses to acknowledge anti-realist fantasy on its own terms, but must convert it into fantasy 'about' something else", Marina Mackay, in Pretext: Volume 1, (eds Bell and Magrs), 1999 "The aim of aesthetic criticism is to describe the art work in such a way that it cannot be confused with any other work (not an easy task) and infer from its elements the aesthetic that might generate this unique configuration", Helen Vendler, "The Music of What Happens", Harvard UP, 1988, p.2 "one cannot write properly, or even meaningfully, on an art work to which one has not responded aesthetically", Helen Vendler, "The Music of What Happens", Harvard UP, 1988, p.5 "In academic circles all evaluation is seen as a conspiracy to dominate via the articulation of criteria", Myers and Hedeen, "Unrelenting Readers", Story Line Press, 2004, p.18 "The first qualification for judging any piece of workmanship from a corkscrew to a cathedral is to know what it is - what it was intended to do and how it is meant to be used", C.

Postmodern Literary Theory: An Introduction

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He also presents women within a very separate space as the men. Orientalism is rather a distribution of geopolitical awareness into aesthetic, scholarly, economic, sociological, historical, and philological texts.. . " (Introduction 12) (Rivkin 873). 2. Most of visualizations by imagery can be well wondered by the readers. If the group finds certain elements to be more significant than others, it might examine the text from this particular viewpoint, or lens.

One Days Courtship and the Heralds of Fame

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Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988. [“Rossini’s La Cenerentola, which was first performed in America by the Garcias in 1826, won great popularity only in 1831 when it was performed, in Michael Rophino Lacy’s translation, as Cinderella; or, the Fairy-Queen and the Glass Slipper. For one thing, he provided some of the favorite terminology now current among myth critics. This article was meant to inform readers about how to apply traditional criticism through the use of the theory of rhetoric.

Doloras

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Lama Choedak Rinpoche explains a little of the current situation in an article celebrating his organising of an ordination event for female Buddhists in Australia: “The controversy surrounding female ordination is not a problem restricted only to Christianity. As to the one annual feast mentioned in the early records, weighty commentators are of opinion that after the settlement of the people in the promised land, the custom was gradually introduced of going to the central sanctuary only once a year.

Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 137

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The Politics and Sensibilities of Geo-Cultural Locations." The relating of this position to the film spectator is instructive. What happens to, say, the hero of Kafka's Trial is not the result of what he has done, but the end of what he is, which is an "all too human" being. Each individual businessperson following his or her own self-interest promotes the social good. This approach allows us to see the “facts” of modern societies as practical: they are precisely those determinations that are embedded in relatively long-term social processes, whose consequences cannot be reversed in a short period of time—such as a generation— by political action.