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„es rollt fort“

Energie und Kraft der Dichtung bei Herder

Cornelia Zumbusch

Taking its cue from current work on the “power of images” or the “force of art”, this essay explores the way in which Johann Gottfried Herder uses the terms Energie and Kraft ( energy and force ) to compare and distinguish poetic and pictorial representation. As can be shown in a close

Zhiyi Yang

. It provided endless amusement for the family to watch him, tiptoeing, crouching, arm outstretched, turn on the water tap. 48 In the following, the major part of Wang Jingwei’s energy was redirected to organizing Chinese students to study in France. On June 22, half a month after Yuan Shikai

Superimpositions

The Poetic terrain vague of Roy Fisher’s A Furnace

André Otto

perceptual processes and energies with the dynamic spacing of the poem itself, while William Carlos Williams’s Paterson presented different historical strata of the eponymous place through an assemblage of varying textual forms and materials. It is in this sense that, on the other hand, the

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Edited by Rolf H. Bremmer Jr.

Of the many fine scholars who made and have maintained the high reputation of the Dutch Republic in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Franciscus Junius the Younger (1591-1677) is one who has not yet been given the attention he deserves. Born and brought up among the élite Calvinist scholars of Leiden University, he began his career as a theologian. As a consequence of the religious quarrels between the Arminians and Gomarists, he resigned from his office, and went to England where in 1620 he was attached as a tutor and librarian to the household of the Earl of Arundel, an assiduous art-collector. His work as Arundel's librarian resulted in the publication in 1637 of De pictura veterum, a penetrating analysis of the Classical arts. This book laid the foundation of modern art-history. Later in his life Junius devoted most of his time and energy to the study of the Old Germanic languages, culminating in 1665 in the publication of the first edition of the Gothic Bible, together with a Gothic dictionary.
The present volume contains contributions on many aspects of Junius's life, his work as an art-historian, as a Neo-Latin author, his studies of Philip Sydney and Edmund Spencer, and of his Germanic philology. A check-list of his correspondence completes the volume. Contributors include C.S.M. Rademaker, Philipp Fehl, Colette Nativel, Judith Dundas, Chris H. Heesakkers, Ph.H. Breuker, Peter J. Lucas, E.G. Stanley and Rolf H. Bremmer Jr., and Sophie van Romburgh.

Leadership, credibility and persuasion

A view from three public policy discourses

Iga Lehman, Łukasz Sułkowski and Piotr Cap

, 2013), involving the practice of measurement of human resources and different aspects of leadership: (10) Just as diamonds are measured by their carat value, humans can be measured by the depth in their personalities, which are represented by nine Ps: Passion, Positive Energy, Performance, Perseverance

Dániel Z. Kádár

resolve real crises but can also serve as a way to “let off steam”. Indeed, the anti-structural ritual performance of heckling can operate as a way to resolve crises (e.g. opposing a politician) and also as a sort of outlet for people’s energy (e.g. in the case of sport matches). Thus, following Turner

Four Potential Meanings of Double Negation

The Pragmatics of nicht un-Constructions

Laura Neuhaus

(1917: 63) has a cognitive hypothesis to explain this mitigation: It takes so much cognitive effort to cancel out the two negations on the side of the hearer that his mental energy is weakened when he hears the actual adjective. It also “implies on the part of the speaker a certain hesitation

Speaking figuratively

The role of the tacit in artful language

Kathryn O’Shields

, then the metaphor is successful. In the case of (44), one is invited to think about Juliet being a life-giving source of energy to Romeo, or being the center of his orbit—in other words, functioning as the sun functions. The metaphor asserts that the actions or functions A and B perform are similar

Victoria Escandell-Vidal and Elena Vilinbakhova

be conceptualized as ‘work’ or not, depending on the world of evaluation you select, namely, on whether you love what you are doing. In (63) the same amount of energy can or cannot be measured as one calorie depending on the way and the circumstances in which you measure it. The same goes for the