The Making of the English Literary Canon: From the Middle

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The diachronic approach looks at language as a historical process and examines the ways in which it has changed over time. This meaning of "critical theory" originated entirely within the humanities, and there are works of literary critical theory that pay no attention and show no awareness of the sociological version of critical theory. In Shadow of a Doubt and Strangers on a Train it is clear that Hitchcock 47 wants the spectator to be alert to the pattern of doubling and to be able to reflect on its significance from the outset.

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Sexual Violence and American Manhood

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In low mimetic, ghosts have been, ever since Defoe, almost entirely confined to a separate category of "ghost stories." A social critique of tourists, traveler behaviour and travelor performance as presented by Jamacia Kincaid, Edwidge Danticat and Michelle Cliff. The second is universal art, which transmits the very simplest feelings, those which are common to all men. The exploiting of fear in the low mimetic is also sensational, and is a kind of pathos in reverse. He says, "as far as Fish is concerned, reading can only repeat reality, in that it necessarily consists of nothing but replications of independently existing collective interpretive strategies." 44 This is exactly what reading does and this is one of the difficulties of his theory.

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After the Great Divide: Modernism, Mass Culture,

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At the same time, he recognised that existing institutions were obstacles to the emergence of such a form of participatory democracy in an era when “the machine age has enormously expanded, multiplied, intensified, and complicated the scope of indirect consequences” of collective action and where the collectives—affected by actions of such a scope—are so large and diverse “that the resultant public cannot identify and distinguish itself” (Dewey 1927b, 314).

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Walter Benjamin and the Aesthetics of Power (Modern German

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Again we come back to the question of what is real history and of how Catholic faith is based upon historical reality. 18. The West owns knowledge about the Orient and it produces the power and authority. Nevertheless, he mischievously adds: ‘When I stopped in front of you, you kissed me’, an outcome which Dora, in fact, withholds. The famous division between classical and romantic poetry is open to the same objections from Croce's point of view.

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William Shakespeare: Complete Works (3 Volume Set)

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He says that, "The meaning of an utterance, I repeat, is its experience--all of it--and that experience is immediately compromised the moment you say anything about it." 26 At the end of this same article he concludes: "It follows then that what utterers do is give hearers and readers the opportunity to make meanings (and texts) by inviting them to put into execution a set of strategies." 27 But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in!

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Sick Economies: Drama, Mercantilism, and Disease in

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Jacques Rivière: ‘Present Tendencies in Painting' 1912. For according to the arguments from the existence of the sciences there will be Forms of all things of which there are sciences, and according to the 'one over many' argument there will be Forms even of negations, and according to the argument that there is an object for thought even when the thing has perished, there will be Forms of perishable things; for we have an image of these. How does Eliot's view of the role of emotions in literature compare to that of other critics we have read, Aristotle in particular?

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The Face of Jack Munro

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Yet this systema- tization can never be complete. Yale Journal of Criticism 7.1 (1994): 181-83. To add on to that, Pope was plagued with poor health from birth, suffering from tuberculosis of the bone. How did he reply to Plato’s Objection? 1.4.2. Fish claims that his formalist predecessors assumed that there were "observable facts that could be described and interpreted." 66 But he argues that what counts as a fact is in itself determined by the presupposition of the interpreter thereby invalidating the entire procedure.

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The Authentic Shakespeare: and Other Problems of the Early

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In the opening lines of the Inferno the affinity of the great encyclopaedic poem with both the poem of exile and the poem of vision is clearly marked. At the height of his fame, Oscar Wilde had been in an affair with Lord Alfred Douglas. You can also look for specific books by title or for books by an individual author or browse the stacks by call number. In clearing the way for an historical study of Australian film criticism we take all of these various forms and institutional locations to equally be “film criticism”, and then make distinctions within this larger formation where appropriate.

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Devil's Dictionary

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It also looks back to the pre-liberal economic theory - mercantilism - which saw the countries of Europe as competing units. There are different approaches within this school of critical theory, however; some look at the work from the individual reader's point of view, while others focus on how groups or communities view the text. Thinking Contemporary Curating By Terry Smith. Knopf, 1962. [An attempt to identify the social implications of family under the ancient regime by a demographic historian who moves back into a more distant past to discover the limits of original characteristics of the modern family.

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Skelton: The Critical Heritage (Critical Heritage Series)

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To make her points about the role of women in Victorian society, Chopin often presents a model of a certain ideal of the Victorian age and then offers the antithesis. New York: Oxford UP, 1966. Revised and expanded as Future Perfect: American Science Fiction in the Nineteenth Century--An Anthology. In so doing they also draw on an idea of what might be good or make for flourishing (see Jeffs and Smith 1990).

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