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External goods from Socrates to the Stoics
It is of central concern to ancient Greek ethics to account adequately for the intuitive, yet problematic, claim that our achievement of [varepsilon]υδαιμoνια is subject to the influence of contingent circumstance and ...
Apocalyptic incarnations: The aesthetics of fear and catastrophe in the nineteenth-century literary imagination
Whether it appears in the fire and brimstone rhetoric of Jonathan Edwards' sermons, the doomsday paranoia of the Nuclear Age, or the season-to-season calamities of television's Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the apocalypse has ...
Architect of excess: Robert Duncan and the American pragmatist sublime
"Architect of Excess: Robert Duncan and the American Pragmatist Sublime" examines three historical phases of the poet Robert Duncan's writing within the aesthetic and philosophical context of an American pragmatist sublime. ...
From emigration to immigration: A transpacific reading of Korean and Korean American literature and film
This dissertation comprises critical practices to discuss literary and filmic works that challenge or reinforce what I call one-way politics in cross-cultural transactions between two geopolitical entities, Korea and ...
Walter Benjamin and Witold Gombrowicz: Allegory's immanent domain
Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire reveals that in the decline of the storyteller the allegorist is the new storyteller. This assertion is established by dismantling misconceptions about experience, allegory, and storytelling. ...