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Male Confessions: Intimate Revelations and the Religious Imagination

Bjorn Krondorfer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768993
eISBN:
9780804773430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book examines how men open their intimate lives and thoughts to the public through confessional writing. It examines writings—by St. Augustine, a Jewish ghetto policeman, an imprisoned Nazi ... More


The Making of Sensation Fiction

Philipp Erchinger

in Artful Experiments: Ways of Knowing in Victorian Literature and Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474438957
eISBN:
9781474453790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438957.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The argument of this chapter is that the writing of sensation fiction was itself part of the critical endeavour to make sense of the enormous excitement that it produced. There is, in other words, a ... More


Self-Accessibility

Zoltan Torey and Daniel C. Dennett

in The Crucible of Consciousness: An Integrated Theory of Mind and Brain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512848
eISBN:
9780262255189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512848.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter presents a definition of “reflective awareness” to introduce the link between it and language. It treats reflective awareness as synonymous with “consciousness,” i.e. the knowing that ... More


Part I

Samuel Clark

in Good Lives: Autobiography, Self-Knowledge, Narrative, and Self-Realization

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198865384
eISBN:
9780191897740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865384.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Part I investigates a wide range of autobiographies, alongside work on the history and literary criticism of autobiography, on narrative, and on the philosophies of the self and of the good life. It ... More


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