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Ethics and Trauma in Contemporary British Fiction (Dqr

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In 1957 Lang returned to Germany to direct the two-part Das indische Grabmal ( Indian Tomb, 1958), and Die tausend Augen des Dr. A rich example of micro-moves, one atop the other, is provided by the Portuguese director Pedro Costa in his low-budget, black-and-white, début feature, Blood/O Sangue (1989). These linguistic elements, whatever the genre, are often said to be organized around a central and humanly significant theme, and to manifest high literary value to the degree that they manifest "tension," "irony," and "paradox" in achieving a "reconciliation of diverse impulses" or an "equilibrium of opposed forces."
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The Latino Reader: An American Literary Tradition from 1542

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In Balzac or Stendhal a clever and ruthless scoundrel may achieve the same kind of success as the virtuous heroes of Samuel Smiles and Horatio Alger. In other words, they run the risk of being distracted from the aesthetic experience of the work itself. Cultural critics, Richard Johnson has warned, must strive diligently to keep cultural studies from becoming a discipline unto itself--one in which students encounter cartoons as a canon and belief in the importance of such popular forms as an "orthodoxy" (39).
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Sociology of Diaspora: A Reader (2 Vols.)

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Automated trading programmes, where the computer is linked direct to the stock exchange system, do it in seconds, or less. When the Sadducees quote against Jesus the marriage law of Deuteronomy 25:5, as written by Moses ( Matthew 22:24; Mark 12:19; Luke 20:28 ), Jesus does not deny the Mosaic authorship, but appeals to Exodus 3:6, as equally written by Moses ( Mark 12:26; Matthew 22:31; Luke 20:37 ).
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Significant Differences: Feminism in Psychology

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And therefore, my old, inured habits may cause me to err.. . ." Sometimes God appears to us as a merciful God (the Tetragrammaton), at another time as Judge (Elohim). The Griesbach hypothesis has been enjoying something of a revival (Matthew and Luke were written first and then Mark was written last using both of these as sources). John Milton was for Parliament, was against the King, and was a member of the Commonwealth Government.
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Literary Origins of Surrealism: a New Mysticism in French

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The business of a poet is to examine, not the individual, but the species; to remark general properties and large appearances. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP, 1995. And in fact, this is what reader-response criticism, in its later phase, has done. 152 Stanley Fish, who is married to Jane Tompkins, similarly regards his predecessors in critical theory as fawning over the sciences. "Stylistics, in short, is an attempt to put criticism on a scientific basis," he says.
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The Metaphysics of Reading Underlying Dante's «Commedia»:

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To argue, for example, that the biblical deity would never have been party to a social revolution will become as scientifically and religiously foolish as to contend that God would never have created the world by an evolutionary process. In line with the community-centered approach of black feminist thought, Baker was convinced change must begin at the grassroots level rather than through centralized power. The other principle is that while there may be a great variety of episodic forms in any mode, in each mode we may attach a special significance to the particular episodic form that seems to be the germ out of which the encyclopaedic forms develop.
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The Letters of Rudyard Kipling: 1872-89

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The poem of exile, the lay of the Widsith or wayfarer who may be a wandering minstrel, a rejected lover, or a nomadic satirist, normally contrasts the worlds of memory and of experience. London, 1756, 1782. 1 3 Samuel Johnson (ijoq- 1 784) ENGLISH neoclassical criticism has Dryden at the beginning, Pope in the middle, and Samuel Johnson at the end. Syncretisme Et Interculturel: De Rome a L'Ere Postcoloniale: Cultures, Litteratures, Esthetique. Zola feels that the experimental method is the answer to those critics who complain that naturalistic novelists are mere 120 A SHORT HISTORY OF LITERARY CRITICISM photographers.
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Revisionary Gleam: De Quincey, Coleridge and the High

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Pp. 85-98. [Marilyn Butler’s consideration of Evelina as a Cinderella figure is superficially valid but a second plot counters the fairy tale simplifications of the Cinderella story and directs attention to the plot’s violent and vicious social realities. “It is the experience of Evelina’s mother and of most married people to awake one morning to find themselves married to a monster. Secondly [...] culture is a concept that includes a refining and elevating element, each society's reservoir of the best that has been known and thought. ...
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Distant Companions: Selected Papers (Mnemosyne, Bibliotheca

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The relation of industry, of the world of wealth generally, to the political world is one of the major problems of modern times. Ahrens, Rudiger, and Laurenz Volkmann, eds. Reason might be seen as "achieved" in history through the realization of Freedom in some central facets of life, such as religion, art, and philosophy. A collection of essays on various aspects and applications of postmodernism worldwide. Verse will not make them poetry. “Even if a theory of medicine or physical philosophy be put forth in a metrical form, it is usual to describe the writer in this way; Homer and Empedocles, however, have really nothing in common apart from their metre; so that, if the one is to be called a poet, the other should be termed a physicist rather than a poet ” Then the question is, if metre/verse does not distinguish poetry from other forms of art, how can we classify them?
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My Fellow Skin

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The development of perspective painting in the Renaissance gave a great prestige to such skills, the suggesting of three dimensions in a two-dimensional medium being essentially a trompe l'oeil device. I returned her kisses, with such ardor that she was sometimes obliged to run away. Perhaps this is inevitable given the huge number of theories and ways of reading that now jostle for our attention, but I was hoping that this would be a little deeper than the few page summaries of Lacan, Saussure, Foucault etc that we get.
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