Category Archives: Criticism & Theory

Conrad, Language, and Narrative

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When he considers writing an epic on King Arthur, it is because he may be made the pat- tern of a Christian hero and not because as Spenser saw him he was "perfected in the twelve private moral virtues as Aristotle hath devised" or because by portraying him he could "fashion a gentleman or noble person in virtuous and gentle discipline." Barker et al. (eds.), The Politics of Modernism (Colchester 1979). Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1956.. "The 'New Criticism.'" American Literary Criticism from the Thirties to the Nineties.

I Am the Darker Brother

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The practice of deconstruction involves identifying the contradictions within a text’s claim to have a single, stable meaning, and showing that a text can be taken to mean a variety of things that differ significantly from what it purports to mean. In Italy, especially, the stage icenery was considered important and it was ordered that mag- lificent palaces should serve as a background for the action. Ackerman, Robert. �Fortunes Of Cambridge: Myth And Ritual in Anglo-American Criticism.� Social Science Information 15.6 (1976): 919-928.

The Postfeminist Biopic: Narrating the Lives of Plath,

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Under the supervision of the resident dramaturg of Yale Repertory Theatre, students are assigned to work on many varied productions, including those of new scripts by School of Drama playwrights, workshops, and full productions by School of Drama directors, and professional presentations of classical and contemporary works at Yale Rep itself. How might alternative practices be introduced and fostered? Tony moves through the crew to the phone and they move round to watch him, packing together and settling on and around the bed.

1938: Geschichte Im Gedicht : Das Politische Gedicht der

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Attwell, David. "Reprisals of Modernity in Black South African 'Mission' Writing." L. “The Sociopsychological Analysis of Folktales.” Current Anthropology, 4 (1963): 235-295. [“If a tale consisted purely of wish fulfillment there would be no conflict and no development, and it would end as soon as it began” (p. 239).] Flanagan, Sarah Patricia. In Franco's Spain, the right wing Catholic conservatives undid the work of feminists during the Republic.

Common Threads: A Discursive Text Narrating Ideas of Memory

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The use of the words “Five score” in a paragraph with reference to the Emancipation Proclamation and President Lincoln present imagery of the civil war and end of slavery. c. In such a view Deutschland GmbH competes with Great Britain Ltd, BV Nederland, and USA Inc. Even if the critic thinks that these attempts are improper, substandard, or unethical, they should be included in any study of the persuasive force of a message. From this law other consequences seem to spring.

Cosmic Optimism: A Study of the Interpretation of Evolution

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Many African empires existed in the pre-colonial era, such as the Empires of Ashanti and Benin, and the Kingdoms of Dahomey, the Buganda Kingdom, [now Uganda] and Kongo. Writers such as Camille Paglia, Christina Hoff Sommers, Jean Bethke Elshtain and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese have been labeled "anti-feminists" by feminists. In search of historical origin of the Cinderella narrative, Bourboulis attempts to document imperial bride-shows in Byzantium, Russia, and China, where an emperor, king, or powerful official orders eligible young women to be assembled and displayed so that the “prince” might choose a bride.

Selected Works Of Voltairine De Cleyre

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Sometimes the girl flees in a bear skin, skins of many animals, pigskin, or coat of wood, rushes or gourd skin, but always taking other dresses with her. Yet "two occasions...best call for the historical novelist: when the facts have been lost to time, and when a time has been lost to the facts." The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption and Restoration by Bruce M. Intellectual satire defends the creative detachment in art, but art too tends to seek out socially accepted ideas and become in its turn a social fixation.

Tarzan of the Apes, with eBook

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Tragic actors expect to be applauded as well as comic ones, but nevertheless the word "plaudite" at the end of a Roman comedy, the invitation to the audience to form part of the comic society, would seem rather out of place at the end of a tragedy. The Structural Study of Myth and Totemism. Text by Stephan Bohle, Christian Demand, Raphie Etgar, Renate Flagmeier, Johan Holten, Leiko Ikemura, Derrick de Kerckhove, C�sare Peeren, Michaela Ott, Rainer Leschke, Annett Zinsmeister. Feminist critics deconstruct Freud's patriarchal assumptions.

Poems Of Sentiment

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Finally, put all the clues (elements), which helped in developing the text, in front of you. The emphasis on property, in classic and market liberalism, has been replaced by an emphasis on contract. These texts update live, and you can contribute to them & be thanked when the book is published. (1) What is Interesting Writing in Art History?, (2) Writing with Images. All this is most edifying; but it does not appear to be what Aristotle intended.” There is strong evidence that Catharsis means, not ‘Purification’, but ‘Purgation’ - a medical metaphor. (Aristotle was the son of a Physician.) Yet, owing to changes in medical thought, ‘Purgation’ has become radically misleading to modern minds.

Louisa S. McCord: Selected Writings (Southern Texts Society)

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Only one reading can be original, however many variant readings there may be. Prophecy, last treated with social theoretical depth by Max Weber, is coming under renewed sociological scrutiny. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th cent. new genres of music criticism emerged that took for their subject jazz, rock, ethnic, and other specialized forms of music. Create chapters to group lesson within your course.