Fiction agonistes

in defense of literature
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Stanford University Press , Stanford, Calif
Literature -- Aesthetics, Literature -- Philosophy, Autonomy (Philosophy) in liter
StatementGregory Jusdanis.
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LC ClassificationsPN45 .J87 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23575106M
ISBN 139780804768757, 9780804768764
LC Control Number2009021943

Literature allows us to imagine alternate possibilities of human relationships and political institutions, even in the watery world of the Internet.

At once daring and lucid, Fiction Agonistes considers the place of art today with passion and by:   " Fiction Agonistes is a formidable work: wide-ranging, erudite, and incisive in its entire range of argument.

It represents a powerful effort to think through the issues that have surrounded the academic debate about the study of literature and to arrive at a full understanding of its centrality to the institutional processes of human life, and most especially to the reflective consciousness upon which Author: Gregory Jusdanis.

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Literature allows us to imagine alternate possibilities of human relationships and political institutions, even in the watery world of the Internet.

At once daring and lucid, Fiction Agonistes considers the place of art today with passion and optimism. _Casey Agonistes and Other Science Fiction and fantasy Stories_ () is a posthumous collection of five stories by McKenna.

(He died in ) They have an introduction by Damon Knight.5/5(8). Fiction Agonistes defends literature as a space where we experience the difference between living and imagining, life and life-like, reality and invention.

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Book Review | March 01 Fiction Agonistes: In Defense of Literature Jusdanis, Gregory, Fiction Agonistes: In Defense of Literature. Stanford: Stanford University Press, Author: Eyal Segal.

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In the Introduction to. John Milton: Samson Agonistes of the biblical characterization of Samson in the Book of Judges, which celebrates his physical strength. Milton’s dramatic poem, however, begins the story of Samson after his downfall—after he has yielded his God-entrusted secret to Dalila (Delilah), suffered blindness, and become a captive of the Philistines.

This claim for the»real-life impact«(66) of literature is elaborated in the six chapters of Fiction Agonistes.»Overture and Themes«is the heading of the opening chapter in which Jusdanis outlines the aims, methodology and central themes of his book as well as commenting on challenges raised by his broad historical outreach.

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His first science fiction story "Casey Agonistes" immediately established him as a writer to be watched when it appeared in the September issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science ality: American. John Milton Samson Agonistes Read by Iain Glen, David de Keyser, Samantha Bond, Philip Madoc, Matthew Morgan, Michael Maloney & Tim Bentinck unabridged.

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His heroes do battle with the Angel of Death (or a reasonable facsimile thereof), discover the truth behind fairytales, pass through an alien initiation rite, fight to capture a planet from the native flora, and escape from a drifting lifeboat into a strange.

A Switcher Tale Switched. Margaret Agonistes by Lulu Martine I still had trouble dealing with what had happened to me.

I'd been switched into the body of a teenage girl and seen my old, male, middle-aged, crippled body brutally killed.

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Oblique -- and not-so-oblique -- references to Lord Peter Wimsey, Monty Python, Maxfield Parrish, Transcendentalism, Stephen King, and nice scones and hot chocolate are to be found in all of the below.

According to Wikipedia: "Samson Agonistes (Greek: "Samson the agonist") is a tragic closet drama by John Milton. It appeared with the publication of Milton's Paradise Regain'd inas the title page of that volume states: "Paradise Regained / A Poem / In IV Books / To Which Is Added / Samson Agonistes".Brand: B&R Samizdat Express.

“Nixon Agonistes: The Crisis of the Self-Made Man" by Garry Wills was published inabout a year after Nixon's inauguration as president. Wills is a journalist, former professor of history and classics and a prolific author.

His book "Lincoln at Gettysburg" won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction and his most recent book Written: Casey Agonistes, and Other Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories by Richard McKenna A readable copy.

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