Month: April 2009

Gardner's Art through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives

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Metre: Tragedy can have variety of metres but the epic is confined only to one meter. But before editing could take place, there had to be written Homeric texts to edit. Rpt. as The Complete Science Fiction Treasury of H. It is the duty of the critic to enumerate and weigh all the influences which may have altered more or less the sincerity of a witness — personal likes or dislikes, social or oratorical proprieties, self-esteem or vanity, as well as the influences which may affect the clearness of a writer's memory or the uprightness of his will.
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Roger Hiorns: Untitled (Alliance) (Arts Council Collection

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On the contrary, a single work of a single author may in certain cases furnish a very sound negative argument. The proportion ranges from 45.1% in Mark to 81.4% in 2 Timothy. True textual criticism must be scholarly and reverent. Rogers introduces his poem Italy as not only describing a beautiful country but also appealing "to those who have learned to live in Past Times as well as Present"; in a note he added his wish to "furnish my countrymen on their travels with a pocket-companion" to the monuments of Italy's past and present history. 13 In his poem sections of description alternate with sections of narrative relating either historical and legendary events or encounters with contemporary customs and inhabitants.
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A Companion to Medieval Art: Romanesque and Gothic in

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Only after four life-threatening attacks is Snow White forced to accept the facts: "My stepmother has been out to get me." "The Snow White syndrome has two parts: the envier-the queen, and the person envied-Snow White. The New York Public Library's (NYPL) main building on Fifth Avenue, is a Beaux-Arts masterpiece designed by architects Carrère & Hastings. These personal status laws determine rights of women in matters of marriage, divorce and child custody.
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Jewels of the Romanovs: Family & Court

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Two concepts from Kristeva—the "semiotic" and "abjection"—have had a significant influence on literary theory. We cannot say that they were men whose rationalism was the result of their conclusions in the study of the Bible. Feminist Conversations: Fuller, Emerson, and the Play of Reading. The problem with the spiritual mode as an avenue of historical understanding is that while tradition represents information obtained by it as unerring and unified, the fact of the matter is that there is great diversity in what people come to know by this route.
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Degas and the Dance

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This naturally lessens the gap between 'usual'/'non-poetic' and 'poetic' reading ... There are many different views that Lewis Carroll portrays through his short novel, Alice in Wonderland. Instead, that great hunk of a ham Charlton Heston raised his staff and a gigantic body of water parted, creating a dry path beneath 50 foot high walls of water on both sides. But his idea never rises above manliness of character, and he continually asserts his right to that character; which he would not do if he did not take to himself a merit in supporting it.
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Rave Reviews : American Art and its Critics (1826 - 1925)

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To find out more, get" Aesthetic Measure", G. He started by examining the literature and found that any epic literary art either related to nay category of poetry, drama or music are all alike in the sense that they imitate. If not, create a new number using the current rules. Hanson in The Dawn of Apocalyptic (Fortress, 1975). Considering an author�s vocabulary and style is also helpful (Marshall 1985, p. 185). Critical scholars have frequently based their textual theories upon textual “histories,” which they have reconstructed or deconstructed from the biblical texts themselves.
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Memorizer: Der Sammler Andreas Züst

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Leavis�s criticism had a sense of the past. The methodologies are referred to as criticisms. For example: Did Moses really write the Pentateuch (first five books of the Bible)? While there is no absolute proof of its existence, and while it debated whether it is an actual document, an oral tradition, or a mixture of oral and written material (my preference), there is still strong evidence for its existence. Marquez keeps the identity of the very old man with enormous wings ambiguous to critique the villagers and, more generally, organized religion for having a lack of faith to believe in miracles that do not comply with their master narrative. ["Prove It: A Critique of the Villagers' Faith in 'A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings'" from Sample Essays for English 103: Introduction to Fiction, Professor Matthew Hurt] Literary criticism is a fairly specialized kind of writing.
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Monika Fioreschy: Interwoven Energy

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For the present each critic must be his own authority. Structuralism is used in literary theory, for example, "...if you examine the structure of a large number of short stories to discover the underlying principles that govern their composition...principles of narrative progression...or of characterization...you are also engaged in structuralist activity if you describe the structure of a single literary work to discover how its composition demonstrates the underlying principles of a given structural system" (Tyson 197-198).
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Chardin: Colour Library (Phaidon Colour Library)

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Published when Dickens' literary reputation was at its lowest ebb, it helped to instigate a revival of appreciation for the novelist which has continued unabated ever since ... Again, beware of the argument from silence. Because of the social interest of comedy, the idyllic cannot equal the intro version of the elegiac, but it preserves the theme of escape from society to the extent of idealizing a simplified life in the country or on the frontier (the pastoral of popular modern literature is the Western story).
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Elizabeth Murray

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Semler (1725-91) used the greatest latitude in discussing the origin and credibility of the sacred Scriptures, arguing that these subjects should be dealt with without regard to any Divine content. Given these two assumptions, one would expect the Byzantine text-type to be readily accessible in all pockets of the ancient Greek-speaking world. He prevails, and the old man is revealed as a "devil in disguise"; beneath the heap of stones is found no human corpse, but rather that of a huge dog!
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