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  Therapy: No Creature Stands Alone before God

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 5 presents a reading of David Lodge's novel Therapy (1995) in light of Balthasar's Theo‐logic. Lodge does well to illustrate that the erasure of God that preoccupies postmodern consciousness ... More


The Challenge of Faithfulness

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two overriding characteristics of our time are difference and dissolution. The problem of difference bears on how Christians engage the world outside of their own community, while the problem of ... More


The Why? And the How?

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter sets out to answer two questions: why did Marías begin to work as a translator and how does he translate. To answer the first of these, the chapter examines in detail his lecture ‘Desde ... More


Sovereignty and Jewish Commitment after the Holocaust in the thought of Emil Fackenheim, George Steiner, and Irving Greenberg

Ehud Luz

in Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the changes in the Jewish conception of sovereignty after the Holocaust. It analyzes the relevant works of Emil Fackenheim, George Steiner, and Irving Greenberg, Diaspora Jewish ... More


George Steiner: Culture: The Price You Pay

Richard Kearney

in Debates in Continental Philosophy: Conversations with Contemporary Thinkers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223176
eISBN:
9780823235155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223176.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

George Steiner believes that there is in the history of Europe a very strong central tradition, which is by no means an easy one to live with. ... More


‘One Power with a Double Aspect’: The Formation of a System of Defences

Lucy Newlyn

in Reading, Writing, and Romanticism: The Anxiety of Reception

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187110
eISBN:
9780191674631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187110.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter argues that the defence strategies that constitute Romantic ideology are visible both in the practices of individual writers, and in larger cultural and ideological trends. Just as the ... More


Book Reviews

Richard Gilman

in The Drama Is Coming Now: The Theater Criticism of Richard Gilman, 1961-1991

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100464
eISBN:
9780300133035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100464.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes the decline of tragic drama and begins with George Steiner's credo: “I believe that literary criticism has about it neither rigor nor proof,” he writes. “Where it is honest, it ... More


Encounters & Reflections: Conversations with Seth Benardete

Seth Benardete

Ronna Burger (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042787
eISBN:
9780226042770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042770.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book presents a portrait of the life and works of Seth Benardete that reflects on both the people he knew and the topics which fascinated him throughout his career. The first part of the book ... More


Jewish Displacement as Experience and Metaphor in 20th-Century European Thought

Vivian Liska

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines discursive developments in twentieth-century European thought with respect to the question of the reality, metaphoricity, and exemplarity of Jewish displacement. Throughout the ... More


Tragedy and Modern Critical Debate

Eleftheria Ioannidou

in Greek Fragments in Postmodern Frames: Rewriting Tragedy 1970-2005

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199664115
eISBN:
9780191833380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664115.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The first chapter offers an overview of the twentieth-century critical debates on tragedy in the modern era, drawing on theorists from George Steiner and Walter Benjamin to Raymond Williams and Terry ... More


Lost and Regained in Translation: The Sound of

Beverley Sherry

in Milton in Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198754824
eISBN:
9780191819841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754824.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, European Literature

This chapter argues that the translation of poetry can work as an instrument to identify the genius of the original poem, in particular to single out aural effects that are part of meaning and are ... More


Thou Art Translated

in Poetry & Translation: The Art of the Impossible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312182
eISBN:
9781846315534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315534.004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the meaning of translation in the phase ‘Bless thee, Bottom, bless thee. Thou art translated’ from William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. It explains that based on the ... More


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