Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

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imitation, especially imitative representation of the real world in art and literature

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The earliest theory of art, that of the Greek philosophers, proposed that art was mimesis, imitation of reality.

Against interpretation (3) default author
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The earliest theory of art, that of the Greek philosophers, proposed that art was mimesis, imitation of reality.

—p.3 Against interpretation (3) default author
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the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts

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The most celebrated and influential modern doctrines, those of Marx and Freud, actually amount of elaborate systems of hermeneutics, aggressive and impious theories of interpretation.

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The most celebrated and influential modern doctrines, those of Marx and Freud, actually amount of elaborate systems of hermeneutics, aggressive and impious theories of interpretation.

—p.6 Against interpretation (3) default author
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(adjective) of, relating to, or constituting a portent / (adjective) eliciting amazement or wonder; prodigious / (adjective) being a grave or serious matter / (adjective) self-consciously solemn or important; pompous / (adjective) ponderously excessive

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the extent that Williams' plays and Cocteau's films do suggest these portentous meanings

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the extent that Williams' plays and Cocteau's films do suggest these portentous meanings

—p.9 Against interpretation (3) default author
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the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts

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In place of a hermeneutics we need an erotics of art.

it's a nice-sounding sentence though i'm not sure I'm convinced here

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In place of a hermeneutics we need an erotics of art.

it's a nice-sounding sentence though i'm not sure I'm convinced here

—p.14 Against interpretation (3) default author
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(of a seal or closure) complete and airtight

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Contemporary writers and other artists with a style that is intricate, hermetic, demanding--not to speak to "beautiful"--get their ration of unstinting praise.

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Contemporary writers and other artists with a style that is intricate, hermetic, demanding--not to speak to "beautiful"--get their ration of unstinting praise.

—p.16 On style (15) default author
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(noun) the scum that forms on the surface of molten metal / (noun) waste or foreign matter; impurity / (noun) something that is base, trivial, or inferior

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any particular morality has its dross, those elements which are no more than a defense of limited social interests and class values

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any particular morality has its dross, those elements which are no more than a defense of limited social interests and class values

—p.25 On style (15) default author
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(adjective) marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view; biased

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consciousness--what used to be called, rather tendentiously, the faculty of contemplation

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consciousness--what used to be called, rather tendentiously, the faculty of contemplation

—p.29 On style (15) default author
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(noun) defensive wall

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a profound sense of sexual inadequacy, which he bulwarked by all sorts of theories about sexual technique

The artist as exemplary sufferer (39) default author
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a profound sense of sexual inadequacy, which he bulwarked by all sorts of theories about sexual technique

—p.44 The artist as exemplary sufferer (39) default author
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(noun) follower disciple / (noun) an inferior imitator

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The celebrated philosophical essays (The Myth of Sisyphus, The Rebel) are the work of an extraordinarily talented and literate epigone.

Camus' Notebooks (52) default author
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The celebrated philosophical essays (The Myth of Sisyphus, The Rebel) are the work of an extraordinarily talented and literate epigone.

—p.54 Camus' Notebooks (52) default author
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(adjective) of, relating to, or characteristic of Hegel, his philosophy, or his dialectic method / (noun) a follower of Hegel; an adherent of Hegelianism

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Modern thought is pledged to a kind of applied Hegelianism: seeking its Self in its Other.

The anthropologist as hero (69) default author
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Modern thought is pledged to a kind of applied Hegelianism: seeking its Self in its Other.

—p.69 The anthropologist as hero (69) default author
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