Tradition and Individuality
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: J.C. Nyíri
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

A volume of essays on the themes of tradition, oral communication versus literal communication, Wittgenstein, and computers. The later Wittgenstein is shown to be on the one hand a traditionalist, and on the other hand, along with Heidegger, a philosopher of postmodern -- secondary -- orality, yearning for bygone, premodern
Moral Tradition and Individuality
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: John Kekes
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-12 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

In this study, John Kekes develops the view that good lives depend on maintaining a balance between one's moral tradition and individuality. Our moral tradition provides the forms of good lives and the permissible ways of trying to achieve them. But to do so, the author argues, we must grow
The Individual and Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 561
Authors: Ray Cashman, Tom Mould, Pravina Shukla
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Profiles of artists and performers from around the world form the basis of this innovative volume that explores the many ways individuals engage with, carry on, revive, and create tradition. Leading scholars in folklore studies consider how the field has addressed the connections between performer and tradition and examine theoretical
Tradition and the Individual Poem
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Anne Ferry
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

A theoretical, historical, and critical inquiry, this book looks at the assumptions anthologies are predicated on, how they are put together, the treatment of the poems in them, and the effects their presentations have on their readers.
The Beloved in Middle Eastern Literatures
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Alireza Korangy, Hanadi Al-Samman, Michael Beard
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-30 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In the long literary history of the Middle East, the notion of 'the beloved' has been a central trope in both the poetry and prose of the region. This book explores the concept of the beloved in a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary manner, revealing how shared ideas on the subject supersede