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insists on living without fear, even in the knowledge of possible loss. Apparently, he has introduced this episode purposely to set up the opposition between Aesopian ‘common sense’ and a philosophical perspective on human life and commitments. Returning to the difficulty of speaking to power

In: The Dynamics of Intertextuality in Plutarch
Author: Ottmar Ette

consciously referring here to his dissertation, which was about (and schooled in) the art of remembrance in Marcel Proust’s À la recherche du temps perdu , and which, in a sense, closes, from the end of his life, a circle of remembering and writing. The commentary that immediately follows seems to refer to

In: Philological Encounters

between al-Shidyāq’s position as an Arab Christian living in Europe and working with Western scholars, and Edward Said. 118 Al-Shidyāq’s life and work relate him, again, to Auerbach, who “often seems to function as a stand-in or alter ego for Said himself,” 119 and who was forced to quit his

In: Philological Encounters

considered a materialist and alien environment was the main reason for the foundation of FFyL at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1896, since the ruling elites considered that in the previous fifty years “a society excessively motivated and oriented by material ambition, without spiritual solidarity bonds

In: Philological Encounters
Author: Umar Ryad

modern times. 15 Rashād’s role in Zakī’s life was significant to the degree that he usually addressed him as: “my fatherly brother.” In his youth, Zakī was brought up under his brother’s strict discipline. Rashād’s literary circle of friends and their regular gatherings in his house in Cairo also left a

In: Philological Encounters

essential to Renaissance scientific-philosophical inquiry, as a host of less ideologically-motivated scholars freely acknowledged. Nevertheless, humanists did succeed in tarnishing its sheen in some fields, on grounds variously ideological and scientific, especially philosophy and astrology (they had much

In: Philological Encounters
Author: Marie Kruger

that is equally invested in representing one of the central institutions of the new political dispensation and in commemorating the human rights violations of the past. “A campus for human rights”: this phrase—together with other temporal and spatial metaphors that reclaim the prison complex as “living

In: Matatu

little as the proverbial peacock did when on its way to a tea party, it happened upon a glittering event titled ‘Pride.’ With confidence, clearing its voice, tail feathers aloft, it waddled into a convention of motivated lions. But here I stand. For the purposes of a label, this paper is a causerie . In

In: Matatu
Author: Annie Gagiano

time or deliberate obscurantism needs to be queried, in line with Susan Sontag’s indignant words: To speak of reality becoming a spectacle is a breath-taking provincialism. It universalizes the viewing habits of a small, educated population living in the rich part of the world, where news has been

In: Matatu

metaphors circulate in ways that affect his life as a student at a predominantly black college. Our project, then, showcases a pedagogical fusion of critical rhetoric and performance. Finally, however, and after reading Gheran, we were struck by how the emergence of monster metaphors in these discourses

In: The Pathogenesis of Fear