Daedalus 143:1 (Winter 2014) - What Humanists Do

Daedalus 143:1 (Winter 2014) - What Humanists Do

by Denis Donoghue, J. Hillis Miller, Patricia Meyer Spacks, Karla FC Holloway
     
 

Dædalus was founded in 1955 as the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It draws on the enormous intellectual capacity of the American Academy, whose members are among the nation's most prominent thinkers in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The theme for the Winter 2014 issue is "What Humanists Do."

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Dædalus was founded in 1955 as the Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. It draws on the enormous intellectual capacity of the American Academy, whose members are among the nation's most prominent thinkers in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The theme for the Winter 2014 issue is "What Humanists Do."

Contents:

Introduction
Denis Donoghue

What Ought Humanists To Do?
J. Hillis Miller

Politics & Eternity
Francis Oakley

“Half Art”: Baudelaire’s Le Peintre de la vie moderne
Rachel Bowlby

On Virginia Woolf’s The Waves
Gillian Beer

The Power of Middlemarch
Patricia Meyer Spacks

On Beckett’s “neither” & Giacometti’s Figurine entre deux boîtes qui sont des maisons
James Olney

I’m Not There
Ross Posnock

On Louise Glück’s “Messengers”
Henri Cole

Dido’s Long Dying
Michael C. J. Putnam

Beloved: America’s Grammar Book
Karla FC Holloway

Hooks Baited with Darkness
Scott Russell Sanders

On Reading & Rereading Freud’s Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
Steven Marcus

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940148875192
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
12/20/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
138
File size:
800 KB

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