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The Poet in the Dark: Ezra Pound, an Arendtian Perspective

Alan Marshall

in American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561926
eISBN:
9780191721663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561926.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter two looks, from a very different perspective, but with comparable phenomenological intensity, at the complexion of intersubjectivity in Ezra Pound. Building on areas of common interest ... More


Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Michael Mack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book enquires into the problem of various oppositions between pure entities such as nature and society, body and mind, science and the arts, subjectivity and objectivity. It examines how works ... More


Wole Soyinka: “Race Retrieval” and Cultural Self-Apprehension

Tejumola Olaniyan

in Scars of Conquest/Masks of Resistance: The Invention of Cultural Identities in African, African-American and Caribbean Drama

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195094053
eISBN:
9780199855278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195094053.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

“Race retrieval” is Wole Soyinka's phrase for the complex endeavor of capturing and registering the existence and permanence of a certain set of beliefs, standards, and practices. Central to the ... More


Windows: Painting and the Fetish Surface

Johanna Malt

in Obscure Objects of Desire Surrealism, Fetishism, and Politics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253425
eISBN:
9780191698132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253425.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter goes on to look at a rather different set of artistic works, namely the paintings of Salvador Dalí from the inter-war period, asking whether they enter into or stand outside the ... More


The Big Idea

Daniel Brown

in Hopkins' Idealism: Philosophy, Physics, Poetry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183532
eISBN:
9780191674051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183532.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines English poet Gerald Manley Hopkins' conception of the ‘the Idea’. It suggests that though his concept was based on the Hegelian dialectic, it is not tied to the progressive ... More


Introduction: Pragmatic Modernism

Lisi Schoenbach

in Pragmatic Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195389845
eISBN:
9780199918393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389845.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction articulates the distinction between the shock-based aesthetic of avant-garde modernism and the “recontextualizing” mode represented by pragmatic modernism. It does so by examining ... More


Modernist Habit

Lisi Schoenbach

in Pragmatic Modernism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195389845
eISBN:
9780199918393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389845.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter One traces philosophical treatments of habit from Aristotle and Burke through Walter Pater and Viktor Shklovsky. It examines pragmatism’s distinctively modern contributions to this genealogy ... More


Exoteric Enlightenment in Hegel

Márton Dornbach

in Receptive Spirit: German Idealism and the Dynamics of Cultural Transmission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268290
eISBN:
9780823272495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268290.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In view of the preceding two chapters, Schlegel’s response to Fichte can be construed as a key engagement in the long-standing contest between Socratic dialogism and Platonic dialectics. Against the ... More


The Comic Book Conditions of Chicago Surrealism

Joanna Pawlik

in Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381434
eISBN:
9781781382387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

‘Without comics,’ wrote Franklin Rosemont, ‘Surrealism would be very different from what it is in the US today,’ indicating the privileged role of the genre in Chicago Surrealism’s narrative of its ... More


The Untimely Dialectic

Andrew Cole

in The Birth of Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226135397
eISBN:
9780226135564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135564.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Nietzsche does not despise the dialectic, as so many of his readers assume. Rather, as this chapter shows, Nietzsche, in his Birth of Tragedy, goes to great lengths to avoid simplifying dialectical ... More


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