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Reading Kierkegaard: To Keep Intact the Secret

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One of the most innovative and productive readings of Kierkegaard in the 20th century is offered by Sylviane Agacinski in Aparté. How and why has this book remained separate, apart from the ... More


Fear and Trembling: “Who is Able to Understand Abraham?”

Kevin Newmark

in Irony on Occasion: From Schlegel and Kierkegaard to Derrida and de Man

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240128
eISBN:
9780823240166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240128.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The major articulation in Kierkegaard's works occurs as a passage from Greek recollection to Christian repetition. But what exactly does repetition mean in Kierkegaard's writing and to what extent ... More


‘A l’apparir de la beltà novella/nasce un bisbiglio e ’l guardo ognun v’intende’: the arrival of <i>Gerusalemme liberata</i> in Elizabethan England

Jason Lawrence

in Tasso's Art and Afterlives: The Gerusalemme Liberata in England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719090882
eISBN:
9781526128348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter focuses on the literary impact of the enchantress Armida’s arrival in the Italian poem, examining how the poets Abraham Fraunce and Samuel Daniel respond directly to canto 4 of ... More


Biblical Hospitality

James A. W. Heffernan

in Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300195583
eISBN:
9780300206845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195583.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter illustrates examples of hospitality in biblical literature. In Paradise Lost, Milton reshapes the book of Genesis and describes how Satan perverts the principle of hospitality that later ... More


Preliminary Expectoration

John Limon

in Death's Following: Mediocrity, Dirtiness, Adulthood, Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242795
eISBN:
9780823242832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242795.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Heidegger defines the “They” as humanity in its commonplace attitude towards death: death is always inferred (rather than directly faced), always deferred. But Limon's reading of Heller's Catch-22 ... More


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