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‘A Study of Suicide’

William Wootten

in The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, and Peter Porter

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381632
eISBN:
9781781384893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381632.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents a reading of A. Alvarez's The Savage God. The book is not chiefly a literary critical study, but is, in the words of its subtitle, ‘A Study of Suicide’. Moreover, while it ... More


Racial difference and ‘The Noble Savage’

Peters Laura

in Dickens and race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719064265
eISBN:
9781781705728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064265.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter three, ‘Racial Difference and ‘The Noble Savage’’ is devoted to one of Dickens’s most infamous pieces, ‘The Noble Savage’ seeking to contextualise this piece both within a range of discourses ... More


The Aesthetic Regime of Representation

David Lloyd

in Under Representation: The Racial Regime of Aesthetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282388
eISBN:
9780823284948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282388.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

“The Aesthetic Regime of Representation” focuses on the work of German idealist aesthetic thought in the political context of the bourgeois revolutions of America and France. Analyzing Kant’s ... More


Introduction: Spinoza and Us

William McCuaig

in Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160469
eISBN:
9780231500661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160469.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins by discussing an interpretation of Baruch Spinoza in the book, The Savage Anomaly. According to that book, it is Spinoza who understood the energy that constructs ... More


Roberto Bolaño's Fiction: An Expanding Universe

Chris Andrews

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168069
eISBN:
9780231537537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168069.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since the publication of The Savage Detectives in 2007, the work of Roberto Bolaño (1953–2003) has achieved an acclaim rarely enjoyed by literature in translation. This book explores the singular ... More


A Parting of the Ways

Kathryn T. Long

in God in the Rainforest: Missionaries and the Waorani in Amazonian Ecuador

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190608989
eISBN:
9780190609016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190608989.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the different perspectives held by Rachel Saint and Elisabeth Elliot on what it meant to be a missionary among the Waorani, differences that in 1961 led Elliot and her daughter ... More


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