Category Archives: Criticism & Theory

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Music in the Age of Chaucer (Chaucer Studies)

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The line of Milton dealing with the fall of the devils, "O how unlike the place from whence they fell!", referring as it does both to Virgil's quantum mutatus ab illo and Isaiah's "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer son of the morning," combines the Classical and the Christian archetypes of tragedy for Satan, of course, like Adam, possessed an original glory. She has been twice named Lecturer of the Year by the National Association of Campus Activities. The particular-subjective is totally doubted because it must result in personal intuition.
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Literary Blunders: A Chapter in the 'History of Human Error

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The word sentimental also means something else in English, but we do not have enough genuine critical terms to dispense with it. Finally, feminist critics acknowledge their political agenda and through feminist readings of literature hope to redress the marginalization of women in literary history and thereby to serve the larger aim of feminism—to subvert patriarchy and to change the world. Eiron: A self-deprecating or unobtrusively treated character in fiction, usually an agent of the happy ending in a comedy and of the catastrophe in tragedy Hamartia: A term coined by Aristotle to describe "some error or frailty" that brings about misfortune for a tragic hero.
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Virginia Woolf's London

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Also very useful as a comprehensive account of different threads in a given literary/critical movement, enabling a comparative analysis of the whole movement in a nutshell. In low mimetic, ghosts have been, ever since Defoe, almost entirely confined to a separate category of "ghost stories." On all doubtful points of behavior convention is his deepest conviction. Tatar, Gonthier-Louis Fink, August Nitschke, Walter Scherf, Ruth B. A woman who loves other women, sexually and/or nonsexually.
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Open-Air Shakespeare: Under Australian Skies (Global

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Tragedy belongs chiefly to the two indigenous developments of tragic drama in fifth-century Athens and seventeenth-century Europe from Shakespeare to Racine. What, according to Plato, is the relationship between literature and philosophy? Literary theory and the formal practice of literary interpretation runs a parallel but less well known course with the history of philosophy and is evident in the historical record at least as far back as Plato. New Criticism. —contextualist, n., adj. empirio-criticism the type of criticism whose aim is the reduction of knowledge to descriptions of pure experience and the elimination of such aspects as metaphysics. —empiriocritical, adj. epicrisis a detailed criticism of a book, dissertation, or other writing. exegesis a critical interpretation or explication, especially of biblical and other religious texts. —exegetic, exegetical, adj. formal criticism a critical approach, doctrine, or technique that places heavy emphasis on style, form, or technique in art or literature, seeing these as more important than or even determining content. formalism a critical emphasis upon style, arrangement, and artistic means with limited attention to content, —formalist, n. —formalistic, adj.
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The World of Atlas Shrugged

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When were these translations done, using which translation philosophies? He runs away from this view because he is afraid of falling into a bottomless pit of nonsense... "Parmenides proceeds to raise difficulties. (a) Does the individual partake of the whole idea, or only of a part? He has executed this task with precision, poignancy, and insightful erudition.. .. [T]his eloquent book will be an instant complement to any study of the history of criticism."--Eustratios Papaioannou, Bryn Mawr Classical Review "Ford collects in this volume much useful information about classica literary criticism from Homer to Aristotle.. .. [An] important volume."--Choice "This is an original, ambitious book on an important theme.
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Literature and the Image of Man (Communication and Society)

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Reactionaries rejected the legitimacy of applying such criteria to a sacred history that was thought to have happened exactly as related, requiring only a harmonizing of apparent discrepancies. Among them are the compilations of Mir Taqi Mir, Mir Hasan, Gurdezi, Ghulam Hamdani Mushafi, Qudratullah Shauq, Qudratullah Qasim and Nawab Mustafa Khan Shefta. To gain admission to an MFA program, a portfolio that demonstrates the applicant's dramatic writing skills and production experience could be required.
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Teaching About Disabilities Through Children's Literature

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In many cases their theological writings are dealt with for the first time in this book. With Cornell University Press, he has published: Emile Durkheim: Sociologist and Philosopher (1972), A Preface to Sartre (1978), “Madame Bovary” on Trial (1982), Rethinking Intellectual History: Texts, Contexts, Language (1983), History and Criticism (1985), History, Politics, and the Novel (1987), Soundings in Critical Theory (1989), Representing the Holocaust: History, Theory, Trauma (1994), History and Memory after Auschwitz (1998), History in Transit: Experience, Identity, Critical Theory and History and Its Limits: Human, Animal, Violence (2009).
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The New Nineteenth Century: Feminist Readings of Underread

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Finally, there is the tradition of ancient scholarship that came to flourish in the Hellenistic period, most famously in Alexandria and Pergamum. Every word of it is pregnant with meaning. Moojan Momen writes: "Even in Buddhism, where Buddha himself gave permission for the setting up of an order of nuns, the Buddhist scriptures represent him as having been very reluctant to do so [...three times] saying, 'If women go forth under the rule of the Dharma, this Dharma will not be long-enduring.' He said that it would be like a blight descending upon a field of sugar cane.
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Ecocriticism and Italy: Ecology, Resistance, and Liberation

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Cinderella is the heroine, experiencing happiness early in life, then tragedy. He is also known for reusing actors and actresses, in particular Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. It lies at the limit of all sensation and corporeal functioning. “Pain challenges any fantasies of pure transcendence, of a self detached from social and merial bases” (p. 262). This demand was a a political demand, and it was enforced through the state. It is here, as it is in all cases, the superscription to what follows, and it admirably leads over from the history of creation of the heavens and the earth in Genesis 1 to the continuation of this subject in the next chapter.
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A Short History of English Literature (Penguin literary

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One of the main views and criticisms from the novel is feminism. “Feminist criticism examines the ways in which literature (and other cultural productions) reinforces or undermines the economic, political, social and psychological oppression of women.” Feminism is a view portraying to the reader of the reality of how gender roles are played in regular day to day life. I All of these and the other arguments Boccaccio gives are of interest but hardly to the main point.
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