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La litterature and le Livre (literature and the Book) (French text)
What is "the Book?" Theology and philosophy have traditionally postulated the metaphysical precedence of orality and considered literacy as a subsequent, historical turning point: one day, an original logos "came down" and ...
Tales all tolled and keys to dreamland. Reiteration, recirculation, and redefinition in our wholemole millwheeling vicociclometer: Funn at "Finnegans Wake"
Inter-textual relationships between James Joyce's works have long-since been noted, but the monographic studies that illuminate his works from different positions and theoretical bases tend toward specificity. The challenge ...
VIRGINIA WOOLF'S USE OF DISTANCE AGAINST PATRIARCHAL CONTROL OF WOMEN, DEATH, AND CHARACTER
Virginia Woolf's novels, as Frank Kermode indicates, were not immediately received into the canon. In fact, some critics still consider her a minor author. Many of the negative judgments of Woolf, however, reveal prejudice, ...
Matriarchal voice, mythic choice in Hebert, Yourcenar, and Desvignes
This dissertation discusses the historical and social aspects of myth to point out the earlier maternal subtexts beneath patriarchal myths. Matriarchal myth permits us to redefine an empowered "feminine" for application ...
Presence in the work: Baroque aesthetic and its 20th-century return in French thought, arts and letters
Movement, change, inconstancy; sinuous line, saturated space, elliptical, open forms; elaborate metaphor, narrative dislocation, excessive affectivity--this familiar topology of the Baroque work all serves to disorient and ...
The autobiography of childhood and youth from Fontane to Carossa: Four case studies
The literary autobiography of childhood is an extension of the literary autobiography, portraying the distilled essence of the author's life. The autobiography of childhood is distinct from autobiographical fiction but ...