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Poetic tradition in The Parliament of Fowls and the Mutabilitie Cantos

Politics of Reading (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1983 ), 162. 6 Quilligan, Milton’s Spenser , 161. Judith Ferster , ‘ Reading Nature: The Phenomenology of Reading in the Parliament of Fowls ’, Mediaevalia , 3 ( 1977 ), 189–213, makes a similar point about the Parliament of Fowls when she writes ‘the poem chooses to demonstrate the possible creativity of loving discourse with the world through the part of the chain of discourse it occupies: the discourse between

in Rereading Chaucer and Spenser
Hope, fear and time in Troilus and Cressida

and fear singular among the emotions, and it can be said that fear and hope are the Janus face that men and women wear when they turn to the future. Phenomenology has argued that human experience is enabled by emotional states underpinning the perception of the world. Not only does this emotional state precede all thoughts and considerations; it is the very condition of their possibility: human beings

in Love, history and emotion in Chaucer and Shakespeare
The paradoxes of sustainability and Michel Houellebecq’s The Possibility of an Island

.eurozine.com/the-sustainability-of-democracy/ Accessed 17 March 2017. Braidotti, Rosi 2013. The Posthuman. Cambridge: Polity. Christian, David 2014 [2004]. Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History. Berkeley: University of California Press. Connolly, Kate 2013. ‘Wurst Policy Ever? German “Veggie Day” Plan Leaves Greens Trailing’, Guardian 13 September. www.theguardian.com/world/germanelections-blog-2013/2013/sep/13/german-election-wurst-policy-veggie-daygreens. Accessed 21 February 2017. De Mul, Jos 2014. ‘The Possibility of an Island: Michel Houellebecq’s Tragic Humanism’, Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology

in Literature and sustainability

from a language that he did not yet know how to read.18 He overrode social, national, and cultural difference with a claim of human presence: sheer Being authenticated his insight, fuelled by ‘my abhorrence of modern academicism’.19 It was phenomenology in reverse. Olson’s desires to reject (or to transcend) both the academic and the technocratic were intensified by this expedition. By disparaging those experts whom he assumed lacked feeling for place or situation, Olson resisted their expertise. By the primal authenticity of his antiacademicism, he sought a

in Contemporary Olson
The academy and the canon

historicism and partly from the imperative to show that Romantic-period writing provides models that are still relevant for the representation of personal experience. The theory will be a revival of existentialism. While it will take its point of departure from the content of Kierkegaard’s criticism of Hegel’s system, it will defer to the force of Adorno’s critique and the relevance of the deconstructionist critique of phenomenology to its own assumptions. This is no easy matter, since Adorno’s insistence on the unavoidable immanence of cultural mediation is hard to

in Counterfactual Romanticism
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Aesthetics, fragmentation and community

. Instead of disappearing or becoming nothing more than the heritage of a bygone age, art, in Hegel’s slightly strange formulation, ‘points beyond itself ’. Hegel’s description of the meaning of art’s ‘pointing beyond itself ’ that follows the occurrence of the phrase in the ‘Introduction’ to the Aesthetics repeats his argument in the Phenomenology which states that Spirit simply moves beyond art to dialectical reason and philosophy. Thus, Hegel states quite simply that, although one ‘may well hope that art will always rise higher and come to perfection . . . the form of

in The new aestheticism
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is identified with her body, which is presented passively to be looked at and used in a certain way (‘I am here as warm flesh / which could scream and bleed’), her motive for doing what she does is love (‘did it begin with love?’ she asks), and it constitutes the essence of her life (‘this is my life and this is all’). Secondly, the fact that the stage performance is presented as an enactment of a lifelong partnership, beginning at a period 4 From Judith Butler’s essay ‘Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory’, in

in Reading poetry

most important components of Goth subculture. Goth music expresses the melancholic not-belonging, the nostalgic glance and the evasive subjectivity that characterises the subcultural capital. While Goth lyrics speak of loneliness and faraway realms, the music accompanying them offers subtle glimpses of other times and places. Music’s ephemeral phenomenology, however, ensures that these fantasy realms

in Globalgothic
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Defining the ecoGothic

with the trees’, being subsumed into a different life which is only barely comprehensible to the fellow humans whom he has left behind. In the course of the discussion, Punter examines the relations between nature and spirit in relation to similar concerns found in Hegel, principally in The Phenomenology of Mind (1807) and Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion (1821–31). Punter draws

in Ecogothic
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Nature and spirit

), Thinking with Animals , pp. 121–36; and Anthony L. Podberscek, Elizabeth S. Paul and James A. Serpell, Companion Animals and Us: Exploring the Relationships between People and Pets (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005). 33 See Georg Wilhelm Hegel, for example, The Phenomenology of Mind (1807), trans. J. B

in Ecogothic