When reading works of literature, I often struggle with the idea that I may not be reading the text exactly as the author had intended. Even though I have always been taught that literature transcends the limits of a single meaning and more often than not, one can never fully know the authors intentions, I suffer from this neuroticism that I could still be interpreting it wrong. It’s a simple...
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Samantha: CE #2 Knowledge is Power →
smchapm190: Professor McGrath’s article “ Thomas De Quincey and the Language of Literature: Or, on the Necessity of Ignorance” addresses De Quincey’s definition of literature and his obsession with the growing amount of published books that are waiting to being read. To accomplish this, McGrath compares… So for CE #2 I picked this article by Brian McGrath also! I read your article once...
Questions for the final?
jbfield190: Reblog with your questions. Just a few suggestions: What advice does Phyllis Schlafly give us? Who wrote The Emperor of Ice-Cream? What other style is Turabian, as explained in A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Disserations, Seventh Edition, almost exactly the same as? What was the name of the lady who taught us at the library? What is Dr. Fishman...
CE # 3
Brian McGrath’s, De Quincey and the language of literature: or, on the necessity of ignorance and Henry James’, Turn of the Screw.
Surely you can't be serious!
R.I.P. Leslie Nielsen, you have been the source of copious amounts of laughter. This week i’ll be watching Airplane!, Naked Gun, and Mr. Magoo if anybody is interested.
CE #2: Countering the Madness
Literature’s emergence as an academic discipline was encouraged by Thomas De Quincey’s distinction between knowledge and power, and by his definition of literature that utilizes this difference. However, De Quincey has two works in which he gives two different definitions of literature. This shift in meaning reveals a shift in De Quincy’s purpose of invoking ‘literature’ as a term in the first...
Writing on Brian McGrath’s “Thomas De Quincey and the language of literature: or, on the necessity of ignorance”
For the first Cultural Event I attended the Baby Wants Candy: An Improv Comedy Act in Brooks Center on September 13th. I probably would have gone regardless but I figured this would be a fun way to kill two birds with one stone. This particular comedy act specialized in completely improvised musicals based on title suggestions from the audience. Pretty soon the Brooks Center started to fill with...
Name: Caroline Maass Major (Minor): English Major, Communications Minor Hometown: Columbia, SC Favorite Book: The Holy Man Favorite Movie: Two favorites are The Rocky Horror Picture Show and The Swiss Family Robinson Favorite Band/Musician: I really cannot decide but a few of the favorites are Beck, Mika, Modest Mouse, Bassnectar, Gucci, and Curren$y