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Physiology and the literary imagination: romantic to modern. [John Gordon] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for "This wonderful book is extremely detailed, wide-ranging, dense with insight, constantly inventive - in short, brilliant.".
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At a time when the country as a whole seems tormented by the corrosive presence of a new kind of evil that is trying to banish any memory, much less evidence, of its opposite, Goodness and the Literary Imagination reminds readers of evil’s opposite, but in forms that Morrison’s fiction renders.
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Toni Morrison's "Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination" is a collection of three essays written concerning race in American literature. orrison explores the ways that literary whiteness and literary blackness are constructed in American literature as well as the ways in which this affects American literature as a whole.
The last chapter presents A Short Summation of Physiology, the first book of physiology in Hungarian. Readers who have an interest in the history of medical studies will find the book appealing, since it focuses on the historical aspect rather than the technical aspect. Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination is a work of literary criticism by Toni Morrison/5().
THE LITERARY IMAGINATION IN PUBLIC LIFE political economy,4 and against the "blue books" in which its view of the human world is encoded. Nothing but Facts Dickens's Hard Times contains a normative vision of a scientific political economy and of the scientific political imagination.
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How did the idea of the imagination impact Romantic literature and science?Winner of the Jean-Pierre Barricelli Book Prize of the International Conference on RomanticismRichard C. Sha argues that scientific understandings of the imagination indelibly shaped literary Romanticism.
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analysis of imagination. - Mary Warnock's book Imagination ()2 provided a first hint at the necessity to think about a theory of imagination, starting from the empiricist point of view.
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Reading Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination, Toni Morrison thoughtfully explores the importance of African Americans in the American literary imagination.
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The Literary Agenda is a series of short polemical monographs about the importance of literature and of reading in the wider world and about the state of literary education inside schools and universities.
The category of "the literary" has always been contentious. What is clear, however, is how increasingly it is dismissed or is unrecognized as a way of thinking or an are/5(2).Morrison brings her genius to this personal inquiry into the significance of African-Americans in the American literary imagination.
Through her investigation of black characters, narrative strategies, and idiom in the fiction of white American writers, Morrison provides a perspective sure to alter conventional notions about American literature. Literature, a body of written works. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution.
It may be classified according to a variety of systems, including language and genre.