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"Kierkegaard's Last Words

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter quotes two of Kierkegaard's last words—in this sense, the passages he had written in his Journal as a “report to history,” rather than his final utterances in the hospital. As ... More


Semiologies: Susan Howe

Michael Golston

in Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164306
eISBN:
9780231538633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164306.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 is a reading of Susan Howe’s Pierce-Arrow through the lens of Peirce’s semiotics. It argues that the three sections of her book-length poem are keyed to Peirce’s three types of sign—the ... More


Networks and the Problem of Panpsychism

Cyriel M. A. Pennartz

in The Brain's Representational Power: On Consciousness and the Integration of Modalities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029315
eISBN:
9780262330121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029315.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

A crucial deficiency of network models is their inability to modally identify or recognize the inputs they receive. To begin solving this problem, we ask to what extent current models resemble ... More


Gros Rouge

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In chapter 2, Nancy analyses a sentence from Nicolas Sarkozy in which the French president proclaimed that he wanted for this debate on national identity “du gros rouge qui tâche,” literally “cheap ... More


From ethos to mythos: the General Strike and Britishness

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

‘From Ethos to Mythos: the General Strike and Britishness’ surveys and analyzes the ways that different interest groups have selectively reproduced the story of the 1926 General Strike as a ... More


Reading Virginia Woolf

Julia Briggs

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The pleasure and excitement of exploring Virginia Woolf’s writings is at the heart of this book. The author reconsiders Woolf’s work – from some of her earliest fictional experiments to her late ... More


‘Sudden Intensities’: Frame and Focus in Woolf’s Later Short Stories

Julia Briggs

in Reading Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Woolf’s later short stories, from ‘The Lady in the Looking Glass’ to ‘The Shooting Party’, as well as Woolf’s concern with ‘The Searchlight’ and ‘The Symbol’, which are stories ... More


Messianism as Symbol: The Lurianic School and the Emergence of a Mystical-Political Society

Amir Engel

in Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428635
eISBN:
9780226428772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428772.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses Scholem’s retelling of the Lurianic Myth, based on the esoteric writing of the immensely influential Kabbalist Rabbi Isaac Luria. Although Scholem often described Jewish ... More


Rhetoric of the Heart: Figuring the Body in Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

David Morgan

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses modern Catholic devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, originating in the appearances of Jesus experienced by nun Margaret-Mary Alacoque (1647–90). Since the seventeenth ... More


Imagination and the Prism of the Inapparent

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Giving Beyond the Gift: Apophasis and Overcoming Theomania

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255702
eISBN:
9780823260911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255702.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Introduction explores the role of imagination especially since the eighteenth century and the impact of Kant's understanding of this faculty as the mental power of the figurative synthesis ... More


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