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FORM AS WORLD: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE EARLY TO MIDDLE NOVELS OF MORDECAI RICHLER: CRITICISM AS AN ARGUMENT By Itzik Basman
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Starting from the premise that form and content are one - intrinsically related ways of speaking of the same thing - I argue that "world" best encapsulates that unity. I use this concept to... More > explore the worlds of Richler's early and middle novels, tracing the parallels between changing themes and changing forms. This essay ends with a critical treatment of St. Urbain's Horseman, in which Richler ends on a heavily qualified, optimistic note, as Jake Hersh finds some meaning and value.< Less
Poetry Kaleidoscope By Nicolae Sfetcu
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Introduction in poetry: nature of poetry, tools, history, terms (periods, styles and movements, technical means, tropes, measures of verse, verse forms, national poetry... Poetry is traditionally a... More > written art form (although there is also an ancient and modern poetry which relies mainly upon oral or pictorial representations) in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. The increased emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the deliberate use of features such as repetition, meter and rhyme, are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose, but debates over such distinctions still persist, while the issue is confounded by such forms as prose poetry and poetic prose. Some modernists (such as the Surrealists) approach this problem of definition by defining poetry not as a literary genre within a set of genres, but as the very manifestation of human imagination, the substance which all creative acts derive from.< Less
Preface to Vic and Sade By Len Ayers
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Preface to Vic and Sade provides scholarly treatment of the old time radio program Vic and Sade and its author Paul Rhymer. The book sheds new light on traditional assumptions about humor,... More > literature, and literary theory, and it situates Vic and Sade within a contemporary context.< Less
The First Book I Wish I’d Had At Art College By Ib Vindbjerg
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'A very powerful little book that fits in a coat pocket. I am on my third reading of the book and still getting something out of it. An essential read for all art students and a great read for anyone... More > even mildly interested in art. The book achieves its objective in helping to broaden and enrich one’s art experience. An excellent book.' Amazon Customer review. Inspired by Ken Wilber's essay 'Integral Art and Literary Theory' the book consists of eight perspectives on art. These reflect changing currents in the art world, and are here applied side by side to help you lay a foundation for an enriched engagement with art. Ib Vindbjerg is an artist and art lecturer and has worked at Central St. Martins College of Art, Tate Modern and other art institutions In London. He wrote this book as the first book he wished he'd had when he started art college.< Less
fragments: the uow collection By Benjamin Thomas
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fragments: the uow collection presents a university degree in a single volume; incorporating prose fiction, poetry, literary criticism and commentary dating from 2004-2007. Containing prose that... More > delves into interpretation of mythology and religion, literary analysis of texts from Surrealism to Harry Potter, experiments in poetic forms and sequences of verse based on the Crusades, fragments showcases a developing writer and his changing style and talent over studying the art of writing.< Less
Kafka’s Riddle of Evolution: An Intellectual History By Ted Grudin
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A 2005 Pomona College senior thesis that explores the influence of Ernst Haeckel's evolutionary theory on Kafka's writing, including close readings of some of his most famous short stories.
Kafka’s Riddle of Evolution: An Intellectual History By Ted Grudin
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A 2005 Pomona College senior thesis that explores the influence of Ernst Haeckel's evolutionary theory on Kafka's writing, including close readings of some of his most famous short stories.
Years of Autistic Creativity By Joseph D. Smith
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Joseph D. Smith is a creative genius, as he writes in all sorts of fields and various types of creative writing! Joseph is autistic and he uses his autism as a form of empowerment, that he uses... More > through his writing. This is his collection of lyrics, short stories, and his theories. Learn more about the way an autistic person thinks by buying a copy of this book!< Less
Years of Autistic Creativity By Joseph D. Smith
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Joseph D. Smith is a creative genius, as he writes in all sorts of fields and various types of creative writing! Joseph is autistic and he uses his autism as a form of empowerment, that he uses... More > through his writing. This is his collection of lyrics, short stories, and his theories. Learn more about the way an autistic person thinks by buying a copy of this book!< Less
Sinking Sand By James McNaught
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Andrea Bourne is the world's leading anthropologist, the only Australian member and the leading female member of the International Committee. She is also the true power behind the True Believers'... More > Party. She uses her power and wealth to ensure that the world is a much better place and that all her goals and ambitions are achieved for the good of the whole world and the furtherance of her superior understanding of the true meaning of life. Andrea has a deep dark secret; she is deeply ashamed about her past. Has Andrea got everything wrong? Is she really working for the good of the world or just pursuing her own twisted agenda?< Less

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