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Flannery O'Connor's Letters And Fiction: A Corresponding Identity, Bernadette Rosbrook May 1998

Flannery O'Connor's Letters And Fiction: A Corresponding Identity, Bernadette Rosbrook

Theses

This thesis attempts to demonstrate the way in which Flannery 0' Connor uses the personal letter as vehicle for negotiating her involvement with the world. It begins by examining the way in which O'Connor's letters function as a form of self-writing. Discussing her letters as an autobiographical text highlights the significance of detachment in the creation of a self-identity responsive to ""cultural"" and ""essential"" impulses simultaneously. This leads inevitably to the identification of the ways in which O'Connor, in her letters, repeatedly adopts perspectives that facilitate her disengagement from immediate surroundings. It is evident that her experience ...


Nietzsche And Visuality, Gary Shapiro Jan 1998

Nietzsche And Visuality, Gary Shapiro

Philosophy Faculty Publications

Those who take Friedrich Nietzsche's thoughts about the arts and related matters seriously have usually stressed his significance as a critic and theorist of literature, rhetoric, or music. From a biographical point of view, Nietzsche's notoriously poor eyesight would seem to make him a bad candidate to play a similar role with regard to the visual. His optical disability can also be turned into an asset by those who have been critical of the alleged ocularcentrism of Western thought. From that perspective, the philosophical tradition has been dominated by the model of what Plato called "the noblest of ...


In Defense Of The Model Penal Code: A Reply To Professor Fletcher, Paul H. Robinson Jan 1998

In Defense Of The Model Penal Code: A Reply To Professor Fletcher, Paul H. Robinson

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Incommensurable Choices And The Problem Of Moral Ignorance, Leo Katz Jan 1998

Incommensurable Choices And The Problem Of Moral Ignorance, Leo Katz

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Moral Responsibility: A Story, An Argument, And A Vision, Stephen J. Morse Jan 1998

Moral Responsibility: A Story, An Argument, And A Vision, Stephen J. Morse

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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