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INTENTION AND THE CREATION OF ART

Paisley Livingston

in Art and Intention: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278060
eISBN:
9780191602269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278067.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

An examination of the functions of intention in the making of art begins with the contrast between inspirationist and rationalist perspectives on artistic creativity. As an alternative, Livingston ... More


Hypnosis

Tim Bayne

in The Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199215386
eISBN:
9780191594786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215386.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter examines the claim that the unity of consciousness is lost in the context of forms of hypnosis that involve a ‘hidden observer.’ According to a number of theorists—most notably ... More


Syntax Gram and the Magic Typewriter: W.S. Graham's Automatic Writing

Matthew Francis

in W.S. Graham: Speaking Towards You

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235699
eISBN:
9781846314407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235699.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The creative energy and radical technique evident in W. S. Graham's late unpublished poetry constitute a significant avant-garde challenge to the institution of literature, particularly the fixity ... More


‘A Free Pen’: Women Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Catherine Clay

in Time and Tide: The Feminist and Cultural Politics of a Modern Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474418188
eISBN:
9781474449700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474418188.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter presents two case studies which explore how in the years leading up to the Second World War Time and Tide’s seemingly non-feminist veneer is disrupted. First, the chapter discusses Time ... More


Morbus Juridicus: Crisis and Critique of Law

Peter Goodrich

in Schreber's Law: Jurisprudence and Judgment in Transition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474426565
eISBN:
9781474453714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426565.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The aetiology of Schreber’s illness, begins with his attempt to stand for election to the Reichstag and his humiliating defeat. Viewed positively, he was seeking to escape his life as a lawyer and ... More


Ghost, Medium, Criminal, Genius: Lombrosian Types in Yeats’s Art and Philosophy

Katherine Ebury

in Yeats, Philosophy, and the Occult

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781942954255
eISBN:
9781786944160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954255.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay examines the role of Cesare Lombroso’s scientific and occult researches in shaping Yeats’s view of the mind, whether creative or criminal, in the mystical system of A Vision. Although the ... More


A Vision of Ezra Pound

Catherine E. Paul

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Ezra Pound was an important figure in W. B. Yeats’s imagination in the genesis, development, explication and dissemination of the system of A Vision. Beginning with the time that Yeats and his new ... More


Spiritualism and the Other World, 1880–1912

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

From the 1880s, W. T. Stead became increasingly interested in spiritualism and telepathy, believing paranormal communications provided proof of an afterlife and support for biblical accounts of ... More


Horrible Haptics

Abbie Garrington

in Haptic Modernism: Touch and the Tactile in Modernist Writing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748641741
eISBN:
9780748689118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641741.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This final chapter consider the moment when hands run amok, that is, when the hand’s role as executive tool and as symbol of human agency goes awry. Tracing the history of the severed hand tale, the ... More


Inscribing the Female Body

Lucy Ella Rose

in Suffragist Artists in Partnership: Gender, Word and Image

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421454
eISBN:
9781474444934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421454.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 5 develops a discussion of the Wattses’ and the De Morgans’ writings in which they explore women-centred issues. Drawing on extensive archival research, this chapter studies various neglected ... More


Ancient Frames: Classical Philosophy in Yeats’s A Vision

Charles I. Armstrong

in W. B. Yeats's A Vision: Explications and Contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780983533924
eISBN:
9781781382219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533924.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This essay inspects W. B. Yeats’s use of classical philosophy in A Vision, paying close attention to when and how Yeats turned to Pre-Socratic philosophers such as Plato, Empedocles, and Heraclitus ... More


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