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Suffering Through Japanese Culturalism: Tanizaki's Aesthetic Essays and the Inexorable Western Superego

in This Perversion Called Love: Reading Tanizaki, Feminist Theory, and Freud

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762335
eISBN:
9780804772518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762335.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the intellectual climate of Japan in the 1930s through an analysis of three of Tanizaki Jun'ichirō's essays about Japanese aesthetics and cultural values. These works include ... More


Love

Jacqueline Broad

in The Philosophy of Mary Astell: An Early Modern Theory of Virtue

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198716815
eISBN:
9780191785382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716815.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows how Mary Astell appropriates John Norris’s distinction between a ‘love of desire’ and a ‘love of benevolence’ to further her moral project of reformation for women. This is the ... More


Conclusion

Tristan Kay

in Dante’s Lyric Redemption: Eros, Salvation, Vernacular Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753964
eISBN:
9780191815768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753964.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This short conclusion briefly summarizes and synthesizes the overarching claims of the preceding chapters. It also reflects upon Dante’s ‘lyric redemption’ as an unrepeatable response to the tensions ... More


Dante’s Lyric Redemption: Eros, Salvation, Vernacular Tradition

Tristan Kay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753964
eISBN:
9780191815768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753964.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This book re-examines two strongly interrelated aspects of the poet’s work: the role and value he ascribes to earthly love and his relationship to the vernacular lyric tradition of his time. It ... More


Introduction

Tristan Kay

in Dante’s Lyric Redemption: Eros, Salvation, Vernacular Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753964
eISBN:
9780191815768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753964.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, European Literature

This introduction sets out the scope and objectives of the book. It explains the rationale for the book’s structure and accounts for its particular areas of focus, including the specific poets chosen ... More


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