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Susan Dick, Declan Kiberd's Essays for Richard Ellmann: Omnium Gatherum PDF

By Susan Dick, Declan Kiberd

ISBN-10: 0773507078

ISBN-13: 9780773507074

Ellmann's sensitivity to what it intended to be an artist formed his paintings from the outset: "The lifetime of an artist ... differs from the lives of different folks in that its occasions have gotten creative resources whilst they command his current cognizance. rather than permitting every day, driven again by way of the following, to lapse into obscure reminiscence, he shapes back the reviews that have formed him." Richard Ellmann died in 1987. His lifestyles and paintings have touched the lives of many. many of the essays during this assortment commemorate Richard Ellmann and his committment to 20th Century literature: such a lot offer a continuous research of the 20 th Century literature to which he committed his carrer. participants contain: Alison Armstrong, Daniel Albright, Christopher Butler, Carol Cantrell, Jonathan Culler, Elizabeth Butler Cullingford, Andonis Decavelles, Rupin Desai, Susan Dick, Terence Diggory, Terry Eagleton, Rosita Fanto, Charles Feidelson, James Flannery, Charles Huttar, Bruce Johnson, John Kelleher, Brendan Kennelly, Frank Kermode, Declan Kiberd, Peter Kuch, Bruce Johnson, James Laughlin, A. Walton Litz, Dominic Manganiello, Ellsworth Mason, Christie McDonald, Dougald McMillan, Sean O'Mordha, Vivian Mercier, Mary T. Reynolds, William ok. Robertson, Joseph Ronsley, S.P. Rosenbaum, Ann Saddlemyer, Sylvan Schendler, Daniel Schneider, Fritz Senn, Jon Stallworthy, Lonnie Weatherby, Thomas Whitaker, and Elaine Yarosky.

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Download e-book for kindle: Carthage ou la flamme du brasier Memoire et echos chez by Bernadette Cailler

By Bernadette Cailler

ISBN-10: 143560069X

ISBN-13: 9781435600690

ISBN-10: 9042022019

ISBN-13: 9789042022010

Carthage ou l. a. flamme du brasier half d'une suite po?©tique d'Edouard Glissant, intitul?©e ?«Carthage?», incluse dans Le sel noir (1960). Creuset des plus fructueux, ce texte a rapidement suscit?© chez Bernadette Cailler le d?©sir d'explorer d'autres incarnations textuelles contemporaines de ce regard port?© sur l'ancienne Carthage. Dans ce cheminement, deux grands noms du pass?©, ?  savoir Virgile et Augustin, se sont ?©galement tr??s t??t int?©gr?©s ?  l. a. recherche. En effet, le lecteur d?©couvrira que, d'une mani??re ou d'une autre, Virgile appara?®t dans tous les textes ?©tudi?©s ici. Quant ?  Augustin, ses textes impr??gnent de leurs lines deux des uvres examin?©es dans cet ouvrage. Ce va-et-vient entre temps et espaces a donc pris forme de l'?©tude m??me de quelques auteurs du 20e si??cle et de celui qui vient de commencer. A ce regard port?© sur l'uvre glissantienne et les anciens s'ajoutent une lecture de textes par L?©opold S?©dar Senghor, Fawzi Mellah, Moncef Ghachem, Kebir Mustapha Ammi, ainsi qu une m?©ditation de certains facets de los angeles mort de Virgile par Hermann Broch. D?©veloppant son ?©tude, Bernadette Cailler est amen?©e ?  examiner diverses relatives textuelles ?  l'?©pique, plus g?©n?©ralement aux ?«textes fondateurs?» et, ce faisant, ?  r?©fl?©chir aussi ?  los angeles dialectique pouvant exister entre agression, sacrifice et massacre.***Table des Mati??res*** Remerciements*** advent los angeles parole du Sel noir*** I. De Didon (Virgile) ?  Scipion (Glissant)*** II. Regards autres sur Carthage*** III. De Virgile auteur ?  Virgile protagoniste*** IV. Des Carthage aux Grands Chaos*** Appendice*** Bibliographie*** Index des auteurs, artistes, traducteurs, directeurs de volume*** desk des Mati??res***

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Download e-book for iPad: Nabokov's Permanent Mystery: The Expression of Metaphysics by David S. Rutledge

By David S. Rutledge

ISBN-10: 0786460768

ISBN-13: 9780786460762

This severe textual content examines the ways that Vladimir Nabokov, one of many 20th century's nice writers, based his works to encapsulate his metaphysical ideals. It attracts examples from Nabokov's novels, tales and nonfiction, revealing a startling consistency in his ideals over the process his profession, at the same time the constitution of his novels elevated in complexity. on the middle of his paintings is a profound appreciate for what is lacking, for unsolvable riddles, for questions even on the cost of solutions. Nabokov's techniques--from wordplay to plotlines--reveal an everlasting reverence for everlasting secret.

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Download e-book for kindle: Experiences of Freedom in Postcolonial Literatures and by Annalisa Oboe, Shaul Bassi

By Annalisa Oboe, Shaul Bassi

ISBN-10: 0203828925

ISBN-13: 9780203828922

ISBN-10: 0415591910

ISBN-13: 9780415591911

ISBN-10: 0415591929

ISBN-13: 9780415591928

Sleek rules of freedom and human rights were time and again contested and are hotly debated firstly of the 3rd millennium based on new theories, wishes, and demanding situations in modern lifestyles. This quantity deals culturally assorted contributions to the talk on freedom from the literatures and humanities of the postcolonial international, exploring studies that evoke, wish, think, and practice freedom throughout 5 continents and centuries of heritage. reports of Freedom opens with an introductory philosophical essay by means of Achille Mbembe and is split into 4 sections that reflect on: • resisting historical past and colonialism • the appropriate to maneuver and to belong • the precise to (believe in) loose futures • creative freedom and demanding engagement. every one part includes a piece of artistic writing without delay hooked up to those issues from authors Chris Abani, Anita Desai, Caryl Phillips, and Alexis Wright, via a range of severe essays. participants: Chris Abani, Rochelle Almeida, Gil Anidjar, Jogamaya Bayer, Elena Bernardini, Anne Collett, Carmen Concilio, Paola Della Valle, Roberto Derobertis, Anita Desai, Lorna Down, Francesca Giommi, Gareth Griffiths, Dave Gunning, John C. Hawley, Peter H. Marsden, Russell McDougall, Achille Mbembe, Cinzia Mozzato, Kevin Newmark, Berndt Ostendorf, Mai Palmberg, Owen Percy, Kirsten Holst Petersen, Caryl Phillips, Annel Pieterse, Christiane Schlote, Nermeen Shaikh, Patrick Williams, Alexis Wright, and Robert J. C. younger.

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Get A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language PDF

By Aya Elyada

ISBN-10: 0804781931

ISBN-13: 9780804781930

This booklet explores the original phenomenon of Christian engagement with Yiddish language and literature from the start of the 16th century to the overdue eighteenth century. by way of exploring the motivations for Christian curiosity in Yiddish, and the differing ways that Yiddish used to be mentioned and taken care of in Christian texts, A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish addresses a big selection of matters, so much significantly Christian Hebraism, Protestant theology, early glossy Yiddish tradition, and the social and cultural background of language in early sleek Europe.

Elyada’s research of a variety of philological and theological works, in addition to textbooks, dictionaries, ethnographical writings, and translations, demonstrates that Christian Yiddishism had implications past its basically linguistic and philological dimensions. certainly, Christian texts on Yiddish display not just the ways that Christians perceived and outlined Jews and Judaism, but in addition, in a contrasting vein, how they seen their very own language, faith, and culture.

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Download e-book for iPad: Imaginary Numbers: An Anthology of Marvelous Mathematical by William Frucht

By William Frucht

ISBN-10: 0471332445

ISBN-13: 9780471332442

"With this pleasant anthology, Frucht throws a bridge around the chasm setting apart the 'Two Cultures' of technological know-how and literature."--Booklist"A remarkable colledtion of various skills and writing."--San Diego Union-TribuneA wildly artistic treasury of the main crafty phrases ever written approximately numbers. arithmetic and writing could appear to exist in contrary geographical regions, yet as William Frucht finds, the realm of numbers has continuously held a distinct fascination for women and men of letters. Imaginary Numbers screens the end result of this cross-fertilization through amassing the simplest artistic writing approximately mathematical subject matters from the previous hundred years. during this attractive anthology, we will be able to discover the various methods writers have performed with mathematical rules. Delve into the fourth measurement and infinity, into myth and philosophy with such masters as Lewis Carroll, Edwin Abbott Abbott, Philip okay. Dick, Martin Gardner, and Alan Lightman. experience well known stories through Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges, cult classics akin to Connie Willis's "The Schwartzschild Radius,"and lesser-known gemstones by means of such visionaries as William Gibson and A. ok. Dewdney. For mathematical experts and literary lions alike, Imaginary Numbers provides as much as one attention-grabbing learn.

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Berryman's Henry : living at the intersection of need and by Samuel Fisher Dodson PDF

By Samuel Fisher Dodson

ISBN-10: 9042016892

ISBN-13: 9789042016897

Berryman's Henry: residing on the Intersection of want and artwork bargains students and scholars the 1st thorough and well-researched car into John Berryman's epic poem The Dream Songs. via a detailed studying of the textual content, an exam of the historical past of its feedback and a few of Berryman's letters, notes, and pertinent manuscripts, Sam Dodson bargains the reader a superior place to begin to understand the presiding constitution and thematic concentration of this American vintage. This constitution, caused by the poet's crafting and the poem's inner progress, is illustrated within the textual content by way of greater than thirty reproductions of a few of the Dream track drafts in growth. No present severe paintings examines at any place close to the variety of person Dream Songs as this reader's advisor, with a view to let scholars and lecturers to go into Berryman's tough poem with self assurance and a formal feel of course. Its goal is to supply the start reader and the coed with a map for drawing close this huge paintings and discovering their approach via its elegiac constitution and appreciating its team spirit. a detailed examine the poem's language and stylistic techniques, epic traits and author's poetics, and so much specially the elegiac stream of the poem, will let even the amateur reader to go into Henry's global. The elegies as a complete give you the word of mourning that's on the center of Berryman's epic.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Flying Machine and Modern Literature by Laurence Goldstein

By Laurence Goldstein

ISBN-10: 1349085472

ISBN-13: 9781349085477

ISBN-10: 1349085499

ISBN-13: 9781349085491

"This is the 1st paintings to survey the myths created by means of the fashionable literary mind's eye approximately technology." ―Herbert Sussman

"... succeeds admirably, fascinatingly on all counts... " ―American Literature

"... a landmark within the research of literary and technological history." ―NMAH

"... fascinating... a welcome boost to the growing to be scholarship in regards to the impression of know-how at the glossy imagination." ―Journal of recent Literature Annual Review

This publication chronicles accurately how the flying computer helped to create varieties of apocalyptic modes in glossy literature.

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