The Elemental Dialectic of Light and Darkness The Passions of the Soul in the Onto-Poiesis of Life

The dialectic of light and darkness studied in this collection of essays reveals itself as a primal factor of life as well as the essential element of the specifically human world. From its borderline position between physis and psyche, natural growth and techne, bios and ethos, it functions as the...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Tymieniecka, Anna-Teresa (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1992, 1992
Edition:1st ed. 1992
Series:Analecta Husserliana, The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Elemental Forms, Creativity and the Trans-formative Power of Literature in A-T. Tymieniecka’s Tractatus Brevis
  • The Light, the Word, the Sea, and the Inner Moral Self
  • “No Matter How No Matter Where”: The Unlit in Samuel Beckett’s Not I and Stirrings Still
  • The Light at the End of the Tunnel Is Coming Right at Me, or, the Dialectic of Elemental Light and Elemental Dark
  • Monet’s Revealing Light: Evolution and Devolution
  • Tagore on the Dialectics of Light and Darkness
  • The Sublime as a Source of Light in the Works of Nicolas Boileau
  • Light in Wordsworth Illustrated
  • Light/Darkness and the Phenomenon of Creation in Victor Hugo
  • Illuminating Light inAugust
  • Imagining Epistemology: Plato and Romantic Luminaries
  • The Symbolic Meaning of Light in Eichendorff’s Das Marmorbild
  • Virginia Woolf’s Poetic Imagination: Patterns of Light and Darkness in To the Lighthouse
  • The Swan and Erotic Love: Light, Color, and Myth in Rubén Dariío’s Poetics
  • Metaphor and the Experience of Light
  • Jake Barnes’ Insomnia and Fiesta Nightmare in The Sun Also Rises
  • Light-Values as Existential Indices in Thomas Pynchon’s Extravagant Comic Revery
  • A Note on Heidegger’s Death Analytic: The Tolstoyian Correlative
  • Per aspera ad astra: Aspects of Darkness and Light in Western Literary Consciousness
  • Illumination and Darkness in the Song of Songs
  • Light and the Aesthetics of Holiness in the Jewish Spiritual Tradition
  • Reason and Laughter: Jeanne d’Arc au Bûcher and La Danse des Morts
  • Creative Imagination and Dream
  • Index of Names