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the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts

1

the dead ends of certain kinds of European hermeneutics — the realization that repeated analyses of Balzac novellas might not shake the foundations of the subject, let alone those of capitalism

—p.1 Too Much Sociology (1) by n+1
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1 year, 7 months ago

the dead ends of certain kinds of European hermeneutics — the realization that repeated analyses of Balzac novellas might not shake the foundations of the subject, let alone those of capitalism

—p.1 Too Much Sociology (1) by n+1
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

(adjective) fatty oily / (adjective) smooth and greasy in texture or appearance / (adjective) plastic / (adjective) full of unction / (adjective) revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, and false earnestness or spirituality

8

All these facts, even the crimes, are sources of unctuous pride for South Asians, both in America and the mother countries

—p.8 White Indians (6) by n+1
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1 year, 7 months ago

All these facts, even the crimes, are sources of unctuous pride for South Asians, both in America and the mother countries

—p.8 White Indians (6) by n+1
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1 year, 7 months ago

(noun) a eulogistic oration or writing / (noun) formal or elaborate praise

9

which he gratified with the following panegyric

—p.9 White Indians (6) missing author
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which he gratified with the following panegyric

—p.9 White Indians (6) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

in a way that cannot be removed or forgotten

21

We’ll be Columbine. You will tell people where you live and they’ll have this single, indelible association.

—p.21 Sandy Hooks (19) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

We’ll be Columbine. You will tell people where you live and they’ll have this single, indelible association.

—p.21 Sandy Hooks (19) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

(adjective) easily flexed / (adjective) lithe / (adjective) nimble

27

His fleece coat was of an extraordinary thickness and quality, with a lissome external layer that would not pill

—p.27 What Do You Desire? (27) by Emily Witt
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His fleece coat was of an extraordinary thickness and quality, with a lissome external layer that would not pill

—p.27 What Do You Desire? (27) by Emily Witt
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1 year, 7 months ago

(adjective) extremely dark, gloomy, or forbidding; refers to the River Styx of the underworld Hades in Greek mythology;

50

Bathed in this warm glow, a young woman named Ashli lay sleeping, impervious to the stygian immensity of her surroundings

—p.50 What Do You Desire? (27) by Emily Witt
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1 year, 7 months ago

Bathed in this warm glow, a young woman named Ashli lay sleeping, impervious to the stygian immensity of her surroundings

—p.50 What Do You Desire? (27) by Emily Witt
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1 year, 7 months ago

(adjective) born under or influenced astrologically by the planet Saturn / (adjective) cold and steady in mood; slow to act or change / (adjective) of a gloomy or surly disposition / (adjective) having a sardonic aspect

75

Ever since I became a great Christian of the saturnine, Russian stripe, the city drove me crazy.

not entirely sure what it means here tbh

—p.75 The Story of My Purity (67) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

Ever since I became a great Christian of the saturnine, Russian stripe, the city drove me crazy.

not entirely sure what it means here tbh

—p.75 The Story of My Purity (67) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

(noun) a literary term coined by Alexander Pope to describe to describe amusingly failed attempts at sublimity (an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous); adj is "bathetic"

157

Somehow the result of this trick is not bathos but profundity; we see that the story means something more than we thought it might.

—p.157 On Alice Munro (151) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

Somehow the result of this trick is not bathos but profundity; we see that the story means something more than we thought it might.

—p.157 On Alice Munro (151) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago

(adjective) marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view; biased

161

Hegel was seen (a bit tendentiously) by Althusser and his disciples as a confident oracle of the End of History

—p.161 On Étienne Balibar (160) missing author
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Hegel was seen (a bit tendentiously) by Althusser and his disciples as a confident oracle of the End of History

—p.161 On Étienne Balibar (160) missing author
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1 year, 7 months ago