Six Memos for the Next Millennium/the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1985-86 Publisher: Vintage
used to be the inventor of writing and who— in line with C. G. Jung in his experiences on alchemica l symbolism— within the guise of "spirit Mercury" additionally represents the principium individuationis. Mercury along with his winged ft, gentle and airborne, astute, agile, adaptable, unfastened and straightforward, proven the relationships of the gods between themselves and people among the gods and males, among universa l legislation and individ ual destinies, among the forces of nature and the types of tradition, among the gadgets of.
The imprecise, undefined flux of sensations. So, too, exactitude and shortage of définition are the poles among which the philosophica l and ironic suggestions of the nature Ulrich oscillate within the never-ending (and certainly unfinished ) novel through Robert Musil, Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften (The guy with out Qualities): Ist nun das beobachtete point die Exaktheit selbst, hebt ma n es hera us und làsst es sich entwickeln, betrachtet ma n es als Denkgewohnheit und Lebensha ltung und làsst es seine.
Étaient désignés, peut-être pourrions- nous nous étendre jusq u'à eux. Mais nous tâtonnons sans les trouver. De là los angeles défia nce, l. a. jalousie, les persécutions. Nous perdons un temps précieux sur une piste absurde et nous passons sans le soup çonner à côté du vrai. and that i realised the impossibility which love comes up opposed to. We ima gine that it has as its item a being that may be l. a. identification down in entrance people, enclosed inside a physique. unluckily, it's the extension of that being to the entire issues in.
contrary developments have competed in literature: one attempts to make los angeles nguage right into a weightless point that hovers above such things as a cloud or greater, maybe, the best airborne dirt and dust or, larger nonetheless, a box of ma gnetic impulses. the opposite attempts to offer l. a. nguage the load, density, and concreteness of items, our bodies, and sensations. on the very beginnings of Italia n, and certainly eu, literature, the 1st tendency was once initiated by way of Cavalca nti, the second one by means of Dante. The distinction is genera.
The Jungle," chap. three) And 3rd there's a visua l ima ge of lightness that acquires emblematic worth, such as—in Boccaccio's story—Cavalca nti vaulting on nimble legs over a tombstone. a few literary innovations are inspired on our memor ies by means of their verba l implications relatively tha n via their real phrases. The scene within which Don Quixote drives his l. a. nce in the course of the sail of a windmill and is hoisted up into the air takes just a couple of traces in Cervantes' novel. One may possibly even say that the writer placed.