The Rise of Modernism in James Joyce: Gravity, Magnetism, and Desire

One’s perception,…must be motivated by being drawn toward its objects by desire, and desire is always based on an imagined response. Sheldon Brivic on Lucan’s Philosophy in “Images of the Lacanian Gaze in Ulysses Introduction Mr. Bloom “adduce(d) to prove that his tendency was towards applied, rather than towards pure, science(.)” The focus on applied scienceContinue reading “The Rise of Modernism in James Joyce: Gravity, Magnetism, and Desire”

The Judgement of Geraniums: Shared Identities and Inspirations in Flannery O’Connor

– “What does the Bible say? ‘Driven off the face of the earth.’ Very well, I am off the face of the earth now. As I came at night so I shall go.” – “… Not naked like a soul on the Day of Judgment.” Joseph Conrad, “The Secret Sharer”   Flannery O’Connor closed theContinue reading “The Judgement of Geraniums: Shared Identities and Inspirations in Flannery O’Connor”