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Love Made in the First Age: Edenic Sexuality in Paradise Lost and its Analogues

James Grantham Turner

in One Flesh: Paradisal Marriage and Sexual Relations in the Age of Milton

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198182498
eISBN:
9780191673818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198182498.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the areas where Milton's erotics meet other essential concerns that arise from the confrontation with Genesis. Sexuality is linked to perception and interpretation, as it was in ... More


Is it Time?

Geoffrey Bennington

in The Moment: Time and Rupture in Modern Thought

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239567
eISBN:
9781846314179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239567.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter presents reflection by Geoffrey Bennington regarding his concept on ‘time’ or ‘the moment’ in the sense of when the time is ripe or the moment to when it is supposed to be grasped or ... More


The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

Michael Marder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169035
eISBN:
9780231538138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169035.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction, and decay as illustrations of abstract concepts; mentioned plants in ... More


Metaphors to Live By in the Diaspora: Conceptual Tropes and Ontological Wordplay among Central Africans in the Middle Passage and Beyond

Robert W. Slenes

in Tracing Language Movement in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190657543
eISBN:
9780190657574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657543.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Inspired by research in anthropology and cognitive science that places analogical thinking at the center of human culture and cognition, this chapter focuses on the metaphors by which western Central ... More


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