Download Aspects of Bloomsbury: Studies in Modern English Literary by S. Rosenbaum PDF

By S. Rosenbaum

The Bloomsbury Group--its participants, tradition, and detailed position in literary and social history--continues to fascinate, inspiring a continuing movement of biographies and feedback. This quantity brings jointly 8 key essays by means of S.P. Rosenbaum, whose personal paintings on Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury crew is extensively acclaimed. topics coated variety from an research of the philosophical assumptions underlying Woolf's fiction, an review of J.M. Keynes's account of D. H. Lawrence's response to Cambridge to the importance of Leonard and Virginia Woolf's paintings as printers and publishers with the Hogarth Press. Aspects of Bloomsbury bargains readers consultant insights into the various literary and highbrow global of the Bloomsbury Group.

Show description

Read or Download Aspects of Bloomsbury: Studies in Modern English Literary and Intellectual History PDF

Best literary theory books

Logic As the Question Concerning the Essence of Language (SUNY series in Contemporary Continental Philosophy)

This primary English translation of Logik als die Frage nach dem Wesen der Sprache, quantity 38 of Martin Heidegger's Gesamtausgabe, comprises novel rules on good judgment and language which are vital for someone wishing to imagine past conventional perspectives of those themes. according to pupil transcripts of Heidegger's lectures and manuscripts for a 1934 summer season direction, the paintings comprises his first public mirrored image at the nature of language itself.

Applied Grammatology: Post(e)-Pedagogy from Jacques Derrida to Joseph Beuys

"Applied Grammatology deals a whole, rigorous, and perceptive examining of my released paintings, from the earliest to the newest. Gregory Ulmer's interpretation is instantly sophisticated, trustworthy, and academic, and will be of titanic use for this on my own. it truly is, additionally, an unique and path-breaking publication even if discussing new artwork types or the transformation of the pedagogical scene.

Intangible Materialism: The Body, Scientific Knowledge, and the Power of Language

Taking as his aspect of departure Norbert Weiner’s assertion that info is simple to realizing materialism in our period, Ronald Schleifer exhibits how discoveries of recent physics have altered conceptions of subject and effort and the ways that either details concept and the learn of literature can enhance those conceptions.

Alasdair Gray: Ink for Worlds

Alasdair grey: Ink for Worlds bargains clean views on Alasdair Gray's literary and pictorial works, with contributions that span quite a lot of theoretical views and degrees of study between that are literary experiences, fantastic paintings, observe and photo reports, structure and media reports.

Extra info for Aspects of Bloomsbury: Studies in Modern English Literary and Intellectual History

Sample text

H. Bradley in 1916. By 1920, however, Eliot was comparing Russell and Bradley as follows: 'Certain works of philosophy can be called works of art: much of Aristotle Bertrand Russell: The Logic of a Literary Symbol 43 and Plato, Spinoza, parts of Hume, Mr. Bradley's Principles of Logic, Mr. Russell's essay on "Denoting": dear and beautifully formed thought/ Bergson, whom Eliot admired before encountering Russell, comes off badly in comparison with these touchstones. The mixture of metaphysics and style that was F.

For all its obscure lyricism, 'Time Passes' is still the most sustained impersonal meditation on man and nature, on consciousness and its non-conscious environment, anywhere in Virginia Woolf's fiction. Amid the passing of time, the deaths of the old and the young, we are presented with the ineluctable separateness of nature from human consciousness of it. The difference between the human and the non-human pervades the whole section, even though 'the pool of time' that the house of the Ramsays is temporarily rescued from by Mrs McNab eventually includes people together with things.

267), thinking of love and of death, Lily repeats her question about the meaning of life: What was it then? What did it mean? Could things thrust their hands up and grip one; could the blade cut; the fist grasp? Was there no safety? No learning by heart of the ways of the world? No guide, no shelter, but all was miracle, and leaping from the pinnacle of a tower into the air? If, she goes on silently addressing the old poet Carmichael (according to Ramsay he might have been a great philosopher), the two of them could demand an explanation of why life was so inexplicable, then the space of her canvas would fill and Mrs Ramsay would return (p.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 33 votes

About the Author