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History & Criticism
  • Author:
    Michael O'Sullivan
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    1847060471
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    978-1847060471
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    Continuum; First Edition edition (July 1, 2008)
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    192 pages
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The books, articles and essays of Joyce and Proust continue to hold a special interest for new generations of. French Studies, January 2009.

The books, articles and essays of Joyce and Proust continue to hold a special interest for new generations of students of literature, philosophy, and theology. The implications of the ideas propounded in this book will no doubt trigger further investigations, but in themselves they provide a very welcome philosophical reading of Proust, Joyce, and Modernism.

Published May 1st 2008 by Continuum.

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This paper considers the content, reception and significance of The Doors of Perception, Aldous Huxley’s reflection on his first experience with mescaline, with reference to the philosophy of Henri Bergson more. This paper considers the content, reception and significance of The Doors of Perception, Aldous Huxley’s reflection on his first experience with mescaline, with reference to the philosophy of Henri Bergson.

1 The title of Michael O’Sullivan’s second book, The Incarnation of. .study is not one to assuage the doubts of skeptics

But such is not the case: O’Sullivan’s study constitutes a markedly different kind of endeavor. study is not one to assuage the doubts of skeptics. Every page is packed with highly conceptual jargon. Working definitions of terms and phrases drawn from specialized corners of theology, phe-nomenology, and literary criticism are not provided

By examining the themes of synthesis and embodiment that incarnation connotes for these writers, it offers a new reading of their work departing from critical readings that have privileged notions of radical alterity and difference.

Michael O’Sullivan is Associate Professor at the Chinese University of.

Michael O’Sullivan is Associate Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has worked for universities in Ireland, the UK, the US, Japan and Hong Kong. He has published widely in Irish Studies and in the humanities. In the field of Irish Studies, finding a new perspective can often be difficult; and this is especially true of issues like the Diaspora and the experience of immigration and emigration.

The Incarnation of Language investigates how the notion of incarnation has been employed in phenomenology and how this has influenced literary criticism. It then examines the interest that Joyce and Proust share in the concept of incarnation. By examining the themes of synthesis and embodiment that incarnation connotes for these writers, it offers a new reading of their work departing from critical readings that have privileged notions of radical alterity and difference.The Incarnation of Language investigates how the notion of incarnation has been employed in phenomenology and how this has influenced literary criticism. It then examines the interest that Joyce and Proust share in the concept of incarnation. By examining the themes of synthesis and embodiment that incarnation connotes for these writers, it offers a new reading of their work departing from critical readings that have privileged notions of radical alterity and difference.