Download PDF or read online The World of Mr Casaubon Book by Colin Kidd and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2016-10-31 with total page 251 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : This book explores the intellectual contexts for Mr Casaubon, a central character in George Eliot's classic and much-loved novel Middlemarch.
Download PDF or read online Goddesses in Myth and Cultural Memory Book by Emilie Kutash and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2021-04-22 with total page 257 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : How have the goddesses of ancient myth survived, prevalent even now as literary and cultural icons? How do allegory, symbolic interpretation, and political context transform the goddess from her regional and individual identity into a goddess of philosophy and literature? Emilie Kutash explores these questions, beginning from the premise that cultural memory, a collective cultural and social phenomenon, can last thousands of years. Kutash demonstrates a continuing practice of interpreting and allegorizing ancient myths, tracing these goddesses of archaic origin through history. Chapters follow the goddesses from their ancient near eastern prototypes, to their place in the epic poetry, drama and hymns of classical Greece, to their appearance in Platonic and Neoplatonic philosophy, Medieval allegory, and their association with Christendom. Finally, Kutash considers how goddesses were made into Jungian archetypes, and how some contemporary feminists made them a counterfoil to male divinity, thereby addressing the continued role of goddesses in perpetuating gender binaries.
Download PDF or read online Religion in Essence and Manifestation Book by Gerardus Van der Leeuw and published by Princeton University Press. This book was released on 2014-07-14 with total page 732 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : In this book van der Leeuw discusses the horizontal path to God and the vertical paths descending from God and ascending to Him. If God Himself appears, it is in a totally different manner, which results not in intelligible utterance, but in proclamation; and it is with this that theology has to deal." Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Download PDF or read online Bernard Lonergan’s Third Way of the Heart and Mind Book by John Raymaker and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2016-09-30 with total page 183 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : Today the world is confronted with many religious wars and the migrations of millions of persons due to these conflicts. There is a need for informed dialog as to the roots of the conflicts and ways of addressing these in ways that speak to peoples’ minds and hearts. This is what this book attempts to do from the viewpoint of major religious and ethical thinkers. The book relies on Bernard Lonergan’s foundational method to address problems systematically with a view to achieve breakthroughs in our openness to one another. The book appeals to the teachings of the Buddha, Jesus, and Mohammad, relying on the mystical and insights of these religious founders as well as those of dozens of their followers so as to find commonalities that can build bridges of mercy. A global secularity ethics plays a leading role in this book’s bridging efforts.
Download PDF or read online Performing Opera Book by Michael Ewans and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2016-02-25 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : In Performing Opera: A Practical Guide for Singers and Directors Michael Ewans provides a detailed and practical workbook to performing many of the most commonly produced operas. Drawing on examples from twenty-four operas ranging in period from Gluck and Mozart to Britten and Tippett, it illustrates exactly how opera functions as dramatic form. Grounded in close analyses of performances of thirty scenes and five whole operas by first-rate singers and celebrated directors, Performing Opera provides readers with an appreciation of the unique challenges and skills required by performers and directors. It will assist them in their own performance and equip them with detailed knowledge of works most commonly featured in the repertoire. In the first part of the book the analysis progresses from scenes in which the singers are silent, via arias and monologues, duets and confrontations, up to ensembles. Wider issues are subsequently addressed: encounters with offstage events, encounters with the numinous, characterization, and the sense of inevitability in tragic opera.
Download PDF or read online Dictionary of Symbols and Imagery Book by Boris Avraamovich Trakhtenbrot and published by Amsterdam ; London : North-Holland Publishing Company. This book was released on 1976 with total page 540 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : Hardbound. This dictionary supplies associations which have been evoked by certain words, signs, etc. in Western civilization in the past, and which may float to the surface again tomorrow; for however 'daringly new' a modern use of imagery may look, it generally appears to have roots in what has been said and done in the past. No fine distinctions have been made between symbols (in the limited sense), allegories, metaphors, signs, types, images, etc. (not to mention 'ascending' and 'descending' symbols), since such subtle distinctions, however sensible from a scientific point of view, are useless to a person struggling with the deeper comprehension (and thus appreciation) of a particular 'symbol'.
Download PDF or read online Proceedings - Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages Book by and published by . This book was released on 1978 with total page 622 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/synopsis : Contains the proceedings of the 26th-30th annual meeting.