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Mario Praz in his The Romantic Agony (1956) suggests that there is "no opposite pole to 'romantic'" which imlplies that romanticism could be understood as a set of ideals or a style that could emerge as a climax or a revolution, thus it is always in progression and could emerge at any time as a culmination of the intellectual process.
I am looking for public domain translations into English of the classic Bengali crime stories of Priyanath Mukhopadhyay (1855—1947). I think he wrote in the Calcutta Review, and that something there might be in English?
Darogar Daptar were pioneering Bengali crime stories written around the start of twentieth century or late nineteenth century inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle. The author was a police inspector himself, so there might even be a little Vidocq element involved.
The phrase "unión hipostática" occurs once in the writings of San Juan de la Cruz, like a received phrase which came to his mind at that time. Where did he learn it? Not from St Thomas Aquinas - apparently, Thomas does not use that exact phrase. I have not found it in Duns Scotus (also taught at Salamanca where Juan studied), nor in Melchor Cano or Luis de León. Authors speak of personal union, or even of union according to the hypostasis. But the exact phrase is 'hypostatic union'. The exact Greek equivalent I find in Leontius of Byzantium, but that is a rather distant link. The Diccionario de Autoridades offers examples from the 17th century. In fact, the Enciclopedia del Idioa of Martín Alonso ascribes 'hipostatica' to 17th - 20th centuries. But where did 16th century Juan de la Cruz learn the phrase?
Foucault points out that, even though there are many discussions on the idea of "Author", none of the current theories try to understand how the concept of "opus"/ "literary work" operates in different literary systems. I'm trying to find authors that deal with this concept in a theoretical level. Could you recommend me some?
The list of writers fascinated with sport is long (Frost, Malamud, Nabokov, etc.). Please give any ideas that come to your minds.
Anthropomorphism is a common device in literature (with its roots in ancient writings, such as Aesop's Fables). The most outstanding form of anthropomorphism is animals with human traits. However, anthropomorphism is not limited by the application of these qualities to just animals.
Animal allegory (notably used in George Orwell's Animal Farm) is an obvious example of anthropomorphism.
I'm looking for sources that discuss the history of anthropomorphism and/or animal allegory in writing. Suggestions please!
Thinking of series such as Easy Readers
Literature has been considered ancient source of knowledge but with the advent of science and technology, People have started doubting its reliability, How we can revive its supremacy ?
This paper argues that archives play a significant role in fostering three elements essential to Cambodia’s recovery: accountability, truth, and memory. First, archives have an enduring power to hold the regime accountable because they were the catalyst for an international human rights tribunal, as shown by the relentless activism of the archives’ director, international efforts to preserve Khmer Rouge records, and the correlation between indictments and documentary evidence. Secondly, this paper posits that archives make a significant contribution to the establishment of truth because they have epistemological validity over the testimony of survivors, as seen repeatedly throughout the tribunal. Finally, this paper argues that the archives are succeeding in constructing memory of the Khmer Rouge era because it is forcing Cambodia to deal with its uncomfortable past by giving voice to survivors, creating textbooks, and conducting outreach. This paper is rooted in the field of archival studies within the discipline of library and information science, but draws on history, Cambodian studies, and legal studies. Employing transcripts of the ongoing tribunal, NGO reports, and newsletters as primary sources, the paper argues that while archives have been successful in holding the Khmer Rouge accountable, establishing truth, and creating memory, only a tribunal can administer justice.
I want to write about the development of Shakespeare's metadrama, particularly interested in online texts or articles
The aim is to assist in writing a dissertation
I am collecting data (articles, papers, criticism) for a monograph study about William Wharton (Albert du Aime, 1925-2008). So far I have found next to nothing (a handful of reviews, some obituaries etc.) - is anybody able to help me?
In the context of a research project on 19th-century Spanish narrative I am working on two novels by above named author ("La herencia del diablo" and "El pilluelo", both 1888) . However, so far I have been unable to find any information about García Alemán. I would be grateful for any pointers.
I've already considered Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, but I may need some more material. Perhaps some Travel Literature?
Dark humor comedies with substituted corpses would do. Any repertoire would do (Italian, Spanish, German, Irish, British etc)
How can you explain the existence of art that expresses mystery or secrecy for its own sake? Debussy found mysteriousness in music a synonym of beauty. Picasso communicated a sense of mystery in his famous synthetic cubist painting, "The Three Musicians" (1921). Yet how can you judge the quality of hermetic art if what it attempts to convey is purposely veiled? Could you offer examples of such art and account for their immortality?
I'm trying to develop a course for undergraduate students on postcolonial novels narrating the development of the nation. I'm thinking of novels like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children.