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Author: Alexis Grohmann

another. The opening scenes of both novels are those of a woman's mysterious death and the circumstances surrounding the death have repercussions and create a web of unanswered questions which come to constitute a secret interwoven into the present life of the protagonist and revealed at the end of

In: Coming into one's Own
Author: David Rojinsky

. Zoe would of course indicate the simple fact of life common to all living beings, and hence, life identified with a state of nature where an absence or exclusion from the rights and legal protection afforded by the law-making state would be the norm.7 Bios, meanwhile, indicates the life of a

In: Companion to Empire
Author: David Rojinsky

”) in the present, or forfeit the use of history as a source for motivating preparation for the future. To pre-empt the danger that historical knowledge might indeed become an obstacle to actual living in the present and for the future, Nietzsche concedes that a culture should also allow itself

In: Companion to Empire
Author: Alexis Grohmann

tuve posibilidad de nacer' (17; note the double epiphora of the verb 'nacer', firmly linking his birth to that event). It should be indicated that the story of the woman committing suicide is of an autobiographical origin (a repetition of events pertaining to the author's life): a relative of

In: Coming into one's Own
Author: Stuart Cooke

everyday speech is melted and reshaped.”20 Music and speech combine to form poetic speech; thus, the poetic space is the ‘attractor’ that initiates the transformation of speech into poetry. For Deleuze and Guattari, a rectilinear or concrete line around something is negatively motivated. Amidst “all

In: Speaking the Earth’s Languages

Mexican physiognomy, in leisure habits and manners of living, the stamps of an inferior people.”41 Such attitudes also prevailed in popular literature, as in George Frederick Ruxton’s adventure and travel writings. His two books, Life in the Far West (serialized in 1848 and published as a book in

In: Threshold Time

evening would be if she had the fruit to eat. (58) Estrella rests her mind and eye on the display of leisure and children’s innocent play so different from the struggle of her own life. She sits on the railroad tracks overlooking the baseball diamond behind a tall wire fence. As she watches the game

In: Threshold Time
Author: Stuart Cooke

permanence of stone and word: the city was raised like a glass in the hands of all, living, dead, silent, sustained by so much death, a wall, from so much life a blow of stone petals: the permanent rose, the dwelling: this Andean reef of glacial colonies.66 There is a problem with the image of the

In: Speaking the Earth’s Languages
Author: Andris Šnē

is not quite correct, although very popular, to consider Livonia as a German colony in the Middle Ages (also in academic works, e.g. Šterns 2002), because it was rather the dissemination of various forms of social and cultural life of Christendom than the extension of dependency that took place

In: The Medieval Chronicle VI

whatever we remember of it at a given time and place depends on the nature of the institutions that organize social life. As Michael Schudson puts it: "memories are prepared, planned, and rehearsed socially as well as individually. Experiences attended to by powerful social institutions are likely to

In: Disremembering the Dictatorship