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Assignment Two: Ultima Forsan – notes and contemporary awareness

Rainer Maria Rilke: “Death is our friend precisely because it brings us into absolute and passionate presence with all that is here, that is natural, that is love… Life always says Yes and No simultaneously. Death (I implore you to … Continue reading

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Over Her Dead Body: Death, Femininity and the Aesthetic by Elisabeth Bronfen

Bronfen, E. (1992) Over her dead body: Death, femininity, and the aesthetic. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. I found this book to be extremely dense and was surprised to find it on the ‘essential reading’ list for Gesture and Meaning. … Continue reading

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