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Book II: Magic

Colleen Jaurretche

in Language as Prayer in Finnegans Wake

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066370
eISBN:
9780813058580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066370.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the relation of ideas about magic to the conceptualization of language as prayer in the Wake. Ranging in reference from Claude Levi-Strauss, Marcel Mauss, Tzvetan Todorov, ... More


“Writings of Paraboles”: Geometric Traditionalism and Corporeal Topography in the Wake’s “Night Lessons”

Ciaran McMorran

in Joyce and Geometry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066288
eISBN:
9780813065267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066288.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores how James Joyce interrogates the traditional procedures through which geometric symbols of "perfection and the divine”—including the concept of the infinitely straight line—are ... More


Mathematics and Physical Science

Christian Pfeiffer

in Aristotle's Theory of Bodies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198779728
eISBN:
9780191824753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779728.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter concerns the relation between physical science and mathematics. There is no contradiction involved in the assumption that both the physicist and the mathematician study body and ... More


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