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By Kim Wheatley

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In Shelley and His Readers, the 1st full-length serious research of the discussion among Shelley's poetry and its modern reviewers, Kim Wheatley argues that Shelley's idealism might be recovered throughout the research of his poetry's reception. Incorporating large study in significant early-nineteenth-century British periodicals, Wheatley integrates a reception-based method with cautious textual research to illustrate that the early reception of Shelley's paintings registers the speedy effect of the poet's more and more idealistic ardour for reforming the area.
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By Kim Wheatley

ISBN-10: 0826212212

ISBN-13: 9780826212214

ISBN-10: 0826262090

ISBN-13: 9780826262097

In Shelley and His Readers, the 1st full-length serious research of the discussion among Shelley's poetry and its modern reviewers, Kim Wheatley argues that Shelley's idealism might be recovered throughout the research of his poetry's reception. Incorporating large study in significant early-nineteenth-century British periodicals, Wheatley integrates a reception-based method with cautious textual research to illustrate that the early reception of Shelley's paintings registers the speedy effect of the poet's more and more idealistic ardour for reforming the area.

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73 One might expect this intense vehemence to become counterproductive and for the reviewers’ insults to become exhausted. References to the state of crisis tend to sound at times impassioned, at times routine. Southey refers casually to “that principle of evil which is at work night and day for the destruction of laws, monarchy, religion, and social order” (QR 19:114). 74 Elsewhere, the reviewers resort to such uncompromising terms that they almost demand to be refuted. But their air of conviction is intensified rather than diminished by the instability of their rhetoric.

We think that the Whigs acted unwisely in not taking more decisive steps to defend their characters, thus wantonly and unremittingly invaded;—we think that their supporters in the . . daily press, showed a most culpable slowness to expose the vile falsehoods propagated concerning them, probably from an unworthy dread of being personally attacked by those who spared neither high nor low. (ER 30:198–99) Insisting on the influence of reformist journalism over party politics (the “mob and their leaders” are the “best allies” of the Crown [ER 30:192]), Brougham does not explain why the “contemptible” reformers were so successful at discrediting the Whigs, although he suggests that personal attacks are particularly persuasive because they can only be counteracted at the risk of inviting further personal attacks.

These totalizing statements imply that revolution would constitute not just a localized disturbance but the most fundamental change of all—apocalypse. Southey’s vehemence rises to a climax: How often have we heard that the voice of the people is the voice of God, from demagogues who were labouring to deceive the people, and who despised the wretched instruments of whom they made use! But it is the Devil whose name is Legion. Vox Populi, vox Dei! When or where has it been so? Was it in England during the riots in 1780?

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In this path-breaking new paintings, Gregory Jusdanis asks why literature issues. Why are we afraid to confess our pleasures of studying, to safeguard the humanities to the varsity board, to debate the significance of literature in lifestyles? Drawing on a wealth of references from Aristophanes to Eudora Welty, from Fernando Pessoa to Orhan Pamuk, from Cavafy to hypertext tales, Jusdanis reminds us that the humanities have constantly been below assault. rather than depression, even if, he deals a practical security of literature, arguing that it plays a social functionality in dramatizing the holiday among phantasm and truth, lifestyles and the life-like, permanence and metamorphosis. the power to differentiate among the particular and the imaginary is key to people. Our means to visualize anything new, to venture ourselves into the brain of someone else, and to struggle for a brand new international relies in this contrast. Literature permits us to visualize trade chances of human relationships and political associations, even within the watery global of the web. without delay bold and lucid, Fiction Agonistes considers where of paintings this day with ardour and optimism.
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In this path-breaking new paintings, Gregory Jusdanis asks why literature issues. Why are we afraid to confess our pleasures of studying, to safeguard the humanities to the varsity board, to debate the significance of literature in lifestyles? Drawing on a wealth of references from Aristophanes to Eudora Welty, from Fernando Pessoa to Orhan Pamuk, from Cavafy to hypertext tales, Jusdanis reminds us that the humanities have constantly been below assault. rather than depression, even if, he deals a practical security of literature, arguing that it plays a social functionality in dramatizing the holiday among phantasm and truth, lifestyles and the life-like, permanence and metamorphosis. the power to differentiate among the particular and the imaginary is key to people. Our means to visualize anything new, to venture ourselves into the brain of someone else, and to struggle for a brand new international relies in this contrast. Literature permits us to visualize trade chances of human relationships and political associations, even within the watery global of the web. without delay bold and lucid, Fiction Agonistes considers where of paintings this day with ardour and optimism.

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Art’s Apology 21 In the first section (Book III) of the Republic Plato was concerned with the education of the commonwealth’s “Guardians,” specifically the selection of appropriate “literary” material for this purpose. He found that the staple of pedagogical texts—Homer, the lyric poets, the dramatists—was unsatisfactory because they were either engaged in falsehoods or disrespectfully represented the divine: “Then we must not only compel our poets, on pain of expulsion, to make their poetry the express image of noble character; we must also supervise craftsmen of every kind and forbid them to leave the stamp of baseness, license, meanness, on painting and sculpture, or building, or any other work of their hands” ([III 401] 1945: 90).

This is what Kant meant with the idea of disinterestedness. Once we engage with other people about our aesthetic experience, however, this experience enters the social realm. Art as Social Space This private/public duality is reflected in the historical rise of art. The Kantian isolation of the aesthetic occurred in tandem with the social differentiation of art in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Rather than imposing the concept of aesthetic autonomy on reality, philosophers witnessed and helped promote this institutionalization.

More recently other theorists have written on this relentless spread of consumer culture into every social nook. Under the pressures of postFordist capitalism, Jean Baudrillard has shown, culture has dissipated ubiquitously, no longer locatable in one place such as the university, the opera, or the gallery (1994: 149; 1981). Modern society, Terry Eagleton has argued, has been aestheticized, infiltrated by an aesthetic ideology that fosters a “non-coercive consensus” (1990: 97). 15 Likewise, the French sociologist, Michel Maffesoli believes that the aesthetic has become a shared sentiment binding us together.

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Since syllable prominence is relative, it follows that the abstract pattern of pentameter is never actualized (except of course by the line boundary) but that syllable prominences and unprominences in the non-metric intonation approximate it. This ap-*^ proximation is the metre. J 2 Pentameter can be compared with the older, accentual metre, a comparison which confirms that pentameter is to be defined by approximation rather than coincidence between abstract pattern and non-metrical intonation.

T h e u n i q u e style of the ballads derives from its oral n a t u r e . Literary poetry, written for the page, depends on the unexpected p h r a s e , the ingenious rhyme, the contrived figure of speech. Literary poets like to invent; oral poets depend on formulas. (i979»P- ' 4 ) T h e full implications of a distinction between 'oral' and 'print' consciousness are d r a w n out in Walter J . Ong's Orality and Literacy (1982), a n o t h e r volume in this present series. Here I am concerned with the way the conventional account, exempli­ fied by Bold, repeats the main assumptions of the so-called P a r r y - L o r d theory of'oral-formulaic' poetry.

It is a temporary and provisional freezing' of othe^ factors in order to isolate and understand the material effect of the metrical form. Of course in practice the metre is always active in conjunction with many other features. Clearly, in the aggressive early days of the struggle for bourgeois hegemony especially around 1600, the pentameter had a novelty and glamour that was long gone in 1900. g. by Philip Larkin) is in the strict sense reactionary. Eliot wrote in 1942: 'only a bad poet would welcome free verse as a liberation from form.

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The influence of Christianity can be seen in The Canterbury Tales by the variety of social types presented. Fourteenth century Christian society had room for different ways of incorporating faith into lifestyle. The Knight, for instance, espouses romantic love and brotherliness, and the Franklin tells a tale that ends with mercy and forgiveness for all. The Prioress, on the other hand, tells a story that propagates hatred toward non-Christians, making them out to be evil and relishing their punishment.

A 1944 feature movie, entitled A Canterbury Tale, retells the story in an updated version, setting it in the same location during World War II. It stars John Sweet and Eric Portman, and it is available on videocassette from Public Media Incorporated. to go to bed with him. Distressed about the prospect of losing her honor by either breaking her word or being unfaithful to her husband, she considered killing herself. Arveragus noticed how upset she was, and she explained the situation. He told her that she would have to sleep with Aurelius rather than break her word.

As the poem progresses, the reader is left to contemplate a haunting female image and the mystery behind her silence, and perhaps also with a yearning to wriggle her toes in the warm, moist soil. Source: Laura Kryhoski, Critical Essay on “Bidwell Ghost,” in Poetry for Students, The Gale Group, 2002. Judi Ketteler Ketteler has taught literature and composition. In this essay, she discusses the way the poem “Bidwell Ghost” is shaped and informed by Native American spirituality. “Bidwell Ghost”by Louise Erdrich is, on one level, a ghost story.

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By Clark Davis

After the Whale Melville within the Wake of Moby-Dick Clark Davis
After the Whale contextualizes Herman Melville's brief fiction
and poetry by means of learning it within the corporation of the extra standard fiction
of the 1850s period. The examine makes a speciality of Melville's imaginative and prescient of the
purpose and serve as of language from Moby-Dick via Billy Budd with
a certain emphasis on how language--in functionality and form--follows and depends
on the functionality and type of the physique, how Melville's perspective toward
words echoes his angle towards §esh. Davis starts through finding and
describing the elemental dialectic formulated in Moby-Dick within the characters
of Ahab and Ishmael. This dialectic produces visions of physically reality
and corresponding visions of language: Ahab's, within which language
is either weapon and alternative physique, and Ishmael's, during which language
is an extension of the body--a medium of rationalization, dialog, and
play. those sorts of language offer a key to knowing the difficult
relationships and formal adjustments in Melville's writings after Moby-Dick.
 

By following every one work's angle towards the dialectic, we will see
the contours of the later profession extra in actual fact and so start a circulate away
from weakly contextualized readings of person novels and brief stories
to a extra entire attention of Melville's occupation. considering that the
rediscovery of Herman Melville within the early many years of this century, criticism
has been constrained to the prose mostly and to a couple significant works in particular.
Those who've given major realization to the quick fiction
and poetry have performed so usually out of context, that's, in multi-author
works dedicated solely to those genres. the outcome has been a criticism
with huge gaps, such a lot specially for works from Melville's later
career. The relative loss of curiosity within the poetry has left us with little
understanding of the way Melville's later voices constructed, of the way the
novels developed into stories, the stories into poetry, and the poetry again into
prose. in brief, the improvement of MelvilleÍs paintings throughout the final
three a long time of his existence is still a topic of which now we have been afforded
only glimpses, not often a continual realization. After the Whale provides
a new, extra complete figuring out of Melville's progress as
a writer.

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After the Whale Melville within the Wake of Moby-Dick Clark Davis
After the Whale contextualizes Herman Melville's brief fiction
and poetry by means of learning it within the corporation of the extra standard fiction
of the 1850s period. The examine makes a speciality of Melville's imaginative and prescient of the
purpose and serve as of language from Moby-Dick via Billy Budd with
a certain emphasis on how language--in functionality and form--follows and depends
on the functionality and type of the physique, how Melville's perspective toward
words echoes his angle towards §esh. Davis starts through finding and
describing the elemental dialectic formulated in Moby-Dick within the characters
of Ahab and Ishmael. This dialectic produces visions of physically reality
and corresponding visions of language: Ahab's, within which language
is either weapon and alternative physique, and Ishmael's, during which language
is an extension of the body--a medium of rationalization, dialog, and
play. those sorts of language offer a key to knowing the difficult
relationships and formal adjustments in Melville's writings after Moby-Dick.
 

By following every one work's angle towards the dialectic, we will see
the contours of the later profession extra in actual fact and so start a circulate away
from weakly contextualized readings of person novels and brief stories
to a extra entire attention of Melville's occupation. considering that the
rediscovery of Herman Melville within the early many years of this century, criticism
has been constrained to the prose mostly and to a couple significant works in particular.
Those who've given major realization to the quick fiction
and poetry have performed so usually out of context, that's, in multi-author
works dedicated solely to those genres. the outcome has been a criticism
with huge gaps, such a lot specially for works from Melville's later
career. The relative loss of curiosity within the poetry has left us with little
understanding of the way Melville's later voices constructed, of the way the
novels developed into stories, the stories into poetry, and the poetry again into
prose. in brief, the improvement of MelvilleÍs paintings throughout the final
three a long time of his existence is still a topic of which now we have been afforded
only glimpses, not often a continual realization. After the Whale provides
a new, extra complete figuring out of Melville's progress as
a writer.

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In this sense Pip exists somewhere beyond Ahab because, lacking the "globular brain" and "ponderous heart'' (73), he also lacks the ability either to oppose the depths of what he experiences in the vastness of the open sea or to accept the immensity he finds within himself. As a result, his heart and mind have equally burst and, in ultimately tragic fashion, become one. Thus his language is both deeply sad and unconsciously playful, remarkably wise and full of nonsense: "Ha, ha! old Ahab! the White Whale; he'll nail ye!

5 What this language reveals is that an encounter with the "cosmic body,'' which the squid certainly represents, often promotes a denial of its power and an attempt to explain it in terms other than physical. As Bakhtin suggests, "[i]t is this concept [the grotesque body] that also forms the body images in the immense mass of legends . . connected with . . Western miracles of the Celtic sea. It also forms the body images of ghostly vision and of the legends of giants" (27). In other words, the history of man's encounter with the grotesque body records the tendency to fabulize and spiritualize the physical and so create the legends of Saint George and Perseus, for instance, that Ishmael himself records in chapter 82.

In other words, the history of man's encounter with the grotesque body records the tendency to fabulize and spiritualize the physical and so create the legends of Saint George and Perseus, for instance, that Ishmael himself records in chapter 82. But as we will later see, the novel makes clear that such interpretations, including the "superstitious" accounts of the whale, result from an inability to embrace the lower stratum and that at the point of the ship's encounter with the squid, Ishmael remains under the influence of Ahab, the book's most significant representative of that failure.

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By Robert Strozier

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Although the writings of Foucault have had large impression on modern pondering subjectivity, notions of the topic have a substantial historical past. In Foucault, Subjectivity and identification Robert Strozier examines rules of topic and self that experience constructed all through western concept. He expands Foucault's thought of the topic as traditionally decided right into a wide-ranging remedy of principles of subjectivity, extending from these expressed by means of the traditional Sophists to notions of the topic on the finish of the 20 th century.

Strozier examines those traditions opposed to the historical past of Foucault's paintings, specifically Foucault's later writings at the background of self-relation and the topic and his notion of old subjectivity ordinarily. Strozier explores numerous sessions of western inspiration, significantly the Hellenistic period, the early Italian Renaissance, and the 17th century, to teach that nearly each therapy of subjectivity is said to the Sophist notion of the originating Subject.

Drawing on a large spectrum of writings-by Epicurus and Seneca, Petrach and Montaigne, Dickens and Conrad, Freud and Judith Butler-Strozier analyzes specific old moments in which subjectivity turns into an important factor, or while a selected development of the topic is tested. He exhibits that those moments are vital either to western considered the topic and to what we're as topics at present time.

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ISBN-10: 0814329934

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Although the writings of Foucault have had large impression on modern pondering subjectivity, notions of the topic have a substantial historical past. In Foucault, Subjectivity and identification Robert Strozier examines rules of topic and self that experience constructed all through western concept. He expands Foucault's thought of the topic as traditionally decided right into a wide-ranging remedy of principles of subjectivity, extending from these expressed by means of the traditional Sophists to notions of the topic on the finish of the 20 th century.

Strozier examines those traditions opposed to the historical past of Foucault's paintings, specifically Foucault's later writings at the background of self-relation and the topic and his notion of old subjectivity ordinarily. Strozier explores numerous sessions of western inspiration, significantly the Hellenistic period, the early Italian Renaissance, and the 17th century, to teach that nearly each therapy of subjectivity is said to the Sophist notion of the originating Subject.

Drawing on a large spectrum of writings-by Epicurus and Seneca, Petrach and Montaigne, Dickens and Conrad, Freud and Judith Butler-Strozier analyzes specific old moments in which subjectivity turns into an important factor, or while a selected development of the topic is tested. He exhibits that those moments are vital either to western considered the topic and to what we're as topics at present time.

Strozier's publication brings literature, literary concept, historical past, and philosophy into shut relation. It opens a brand new part of the talk approximately subjectivity that may end up stimulating analyzing for students in those fields.

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The influence of Christianity can be seen in The Canterbury Tales by the variety of social types presented. Fourteenth century Christian society had room for different ways of incorporating faith into lifestyle. The Knight, for instance, espouses romantic love and brotherliness, and the Franklin tells a tale that ends with mercy and forgiveness for all. The Prioress, on the other hand, tells a story that propagates hatred toward non-Christians, making them out to be evil and relishing their punishment.

A 1944 feature movie, entitled A Canterbury Tale, retells the story in an updated version, setting it in the same location during World War II. It stars John Sweet and Eric Portman, and it is available on videocassette from Public Media Incorporated. to go to bed with him. Distressed about the prospect of losing her honor by either breaking her word or being unfaithful to her husband, she considered killing herself. Arveragus noticed how upset she was, and she explained the situation. He told her that she would have to sleep with Aurelius rather than break her word.

As the poem progresses, the reader is left to contemplate a haunting female image and the mystery behind her silence, and perhaps also with a yearning to wriggle her toes in the warm, moist soil. Source: Laura Kryhoski, Critical Essay on “Bidwell Ghost,” in Poetry for Students, The Gale Group, 2002. Judi Ketteler Ketteler has taught literature and composition. In this essay, she discusses the way the poem “Bidwell Ghost” is shaped and informed by Native American spirituality. “Bidwell Ghost”by Louise Erdrich is, on one level, a ghost story.

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This e-book analyzes Holocaust poetry, warfare poetry, working-class poetry, and 9-11 poetry as sorts of testimony. Rowland argues that testamentary poetry calls for a distinct method of conventional methods of facing poems as a result of the strain of the metatext (the unique, tense events), the poems’ calls for for the hyper-attentiveness of the reader, and a paradox of identity that frequently attracts the reader in the direction of choosing with the poet’s adventure, yet then reminds them of its sublimity. He engages with the paintings of a various variety of twentieth-century authors and around the literature of a number of nations, even uncovering new archival fabric. The examine ends with an research of the poetry of Sep 11, enticing with the concept it typifies a brand new period of testimony the place international, secondary witnesses react to a proliferation of media pictures. This booklet levels around the literature of numerous nations, cultures, and ancient occasions with a view to pressure the massive number of contexts within which poetry has functioned productively as a kind of testimony, and to notice the significance of the supply of translations to the formation of literary canons.

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This e-book analyzes Holocaust poetry, warfare poetry, working-class poetry, and 9-11 poetry as sorts of testimony. Rowland argues that testamentary poetry calls for a distinct method of conventional methods of facing poems as a result of the strain of the metatext (the unique, tense events), the poems’ calls for for the hyper-attentiveness of the reader, and a paradox of identity that frequently attracts the reader in the direction of choosing with the poet’s adventure, yet then reminds them of its sublimity. He engages with the paintings of a various variety of twentieth-century authors and around the literature of a number of nations, even uncovering new archival fabric. The examine ends with an research of the poetry of Sep 11, enticing with the concept it typifies a brand new period of testimony the place international, secondary witnesses react to a proliferation of media pictures. This booklet levels around the literature of numerous nations, cultures, and ancient occasions with a view to pressure the massive number of contexts within which poetry has functioned productively as a kind of testimony, and to notice the significance of the supply of translations to the formation of literary canons.

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191). The latter phrase denotes a stubborn will to witness, but also indelicacy. ‘How should we see our task [ . . ’ is answered by the poem itself in the fi nal stanza, with the poetic tradition of the elegy, not the articulacy of infantrymen. 22 Unlike the exaggerated dichotomy in the poem, Owen sometimes presents himself as rather like the insensible infantry: in a letter to Susan Owen (7 January 1917), he cannot tell her ‘any more Facts. I have no Fancies and no Feelings. Positively they went numb with my feet’ (p.

5), and some veterans were determined ‘to commemorate their more positive version of the war’, ‘from the inter-war years through to the 1960s’ (p. 194). In the fourth stanza, Owen connects this ‘godly’ laughter of the troops to the poet-officer, who, momentarily celebrated after an action, is greeted with their ‘passion of oblation’ (p. 187). However, the poem then distinguishes between the poet-officer and troops in the last two stanzas. Owen demands that readers refrain from trusting his vicarious testimony in diction similar to Levi’s meta-testimonial poem ‘Shemà’, and John Jarmain’s ‘These Poems’ (which I discuss in Chapter 3).

Stolen from Zauna [ . . ] young, pretty SS men from crematorium eins as well as zwei, drei, vier, and fünf [ . . ] there go the beautiful girls [ . . ] they smile tenderly and sink their eyes into a Negro [ . . ]48 ‘Homecomings’ and ‘A Walk through Munich’ are illustrative of Borowski’s post-liberation poems that reject the ‘Bullshit’ of the lyrical form in favour of a journalistic style that conveys the urgency of recounting (and embellishing) what Borowski terms in another poem the ‘fishtank of blurred events’ 38 Poetry as Testimony in liberated Europe (p.

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M]y journals," he wrote to Carlyle on 30 June 1840, "which I dot here at home day by day, are full of disjointed dreams, audacities, unsystematic irresponsible lampoons of systems, and all manner of rambling reveries, the poor drupes and berries I find in my basket after endless and aimless rambles in woods and pastures. I ask constantly . . whether life may not be poetic as well as stupid" (CEC, p. 272). The challenge before him in 1835 was to bring order to the formlessness of the words he had been gathering; they required a unifying theme, a unifying vision, to hold them together before they could achieve a degree of finality in print.

If the disparities of talent and position vanish . . even more swiftly the seeming in- A Brief Biography 39 justice disappears, when we ascend to the central identity of all the individuals, and know that they are made of the substance which ordaineth and doeth. The genius of humanity is the right point of view of history. The qualities abide; the men who exhibit them have now more, now less, and pass away. . No experience is more familiar. Once you saw phoenixes: they are gone: the world is not therefore disenchanted.

His attack on the forms of religion was an old complaint; when 26 Ralph Waldo Emerson he said, "Miracles, prophecy, poetry, the ideal life, the holy life, exists as ancient history merely; they are not in the [true] belief, nor in the aspiration of society; but . . seem ridiculous" (CW, 1:80), he was expounding on the teachings of German Higher Criticism about which he had preached earlier in the decade and enlarging on the issue of conscience that had occasioned his resignation from the pulpit in 1832.

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In order to tell us that there is no direct access to what is in Socrates' head, Kierkegaard avoids telling us what is in his head; instead he tells the story of another, mute, head, that of Napoleon. Page 18 This one moment in The Concept of Irony, which itself uses indirect communication in order to raise the question of the possibility of communicating truth or understanding, also includes a figure for subjectivity and its negativity, and so it can legitimately be taken as emblematic of virtually the entire Kierkegaardian project.

Nonetheless, what is truly interesting and potentially disruptive in Agacinski's question, which seems to begin in one place only to end up in another, is precisely the way she displaces slightly the question of ironic "subjectivity" from the field of historical and dialectical development by putting it side by side with the necessarily linguistic element that will eventually reveal itself in any examination of irony. For, by the time the marginalized form of the footnote has been reconnected to the question of the heading, the category of the Page 15 "subject" has expanded considerably and now includes not only the existential category whose dwelling place is within a historico-philosophical theory of self-consciousness but also the rather bloodless "subjects" and ''predicates" scattered throughout the impersonal field of grammar, without which no meaningful discourse whatsoever could come into being.

Kierkegaard's understanding of the Narcissistic pleasure involved in ironic consciousness is inherited from Hegel's critique of the romantics' interpretation and use of the Fichtean absolute ego. The eye that recognizes itself by looking into the face of the Napoleonic image is a kind of figural corollary of Fichte's "I = I," whose ultimate aim would be to recuperate the negativity implied in Napoleon's death by bringing it into a balanced equation with the positive self-recognition of the living I.

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Whenever it would rain a huge brownish puddle would form. The puddle was so large that people had to go around it in order to get into there buildings. Because of the puddle being so large we nick named it lake Allequippa. It was so bad I didn't want to bring my friends over. The essay had not been proof-read carefully. In addition, there were the 'Black English' 'mistakes' such as I was about eight ... when she first brang his Rasta Man Vibrations album home. OR The Quiet Storm was the perfect thing when I needed to relax me before I went to sleep.

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As we examine each of these assumptions, we find that they derive their cohesion from systematic exclusion or selectivity in the manner outlined by Crowley and others. Yet what makes them appear tenable is the complex history of the construction of language nationalism in England, which has become in a Foucaultian sense a signifier-turned-referent, or, crudely put, a bedrock premise that requires no further justification within the discourses it inhabits. Yet even these parameters that obtain in the British context do not work in the same way in other language situations, and particularly those that involve the colonial imposition of English.

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