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(noun) the study of versification / (noun) the systematic study of metrical structure / (noun) a particular system, theory, or style of versification / (noun) the rhythmic and intonational aspect of language

56

what was really going on at the level of prosody was not a presentation of the image as a picture but an analysis of the constitutive elements of the image as it is being presented

—p.56 George Oppen: His Art (52) by Robert Hass
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what was really going on at the level of prosody was not a presentation of the image as a picture but an analysis of the constitutive elements of the image as it is being presented

—p.56 George Oppen: His Art (52) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

(adjective) supernatural mysterious / (adjective) filled with a sense of the presence of divinity; holy / (adjective) appealing to the higher emotions or to the aesthetic sense; spiritual

56

you can actually watch, as the words are laid down on the page, the process from which the perception of the thing gets born into its numinous quality as a word

—p.56 George Oppen: His Art (52) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

you can actually watch, as the words are laid down on the page, the process from which the perception of the thing gets born into its numinous quality as a word

—p.56 George Oppen: His Art (52) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

(noun) the concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration / (noun) a highly rhetorical speech

76

This is peroration, a way of saying that reading Immanuel Kant led me to wonder if his essay embodies what reason brings to the idea of perpetual peace

—p.76 Study War No More: Violence, Literature, and Immanuel Kant (69) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

This is peroration, a way of saying that reading Immanuel Kant led me to wonder if his essay embodies what reason brings to the idea of perpetual peace

—p.76 Study War No More: Violence, Literature, and Immanuel Kant (69) by Robert Hass
strange
10 months, 4 weeks ago

the process of making a revision or correction to a text

(noun) a fence or enclosure set in a waterway for taking fish / (noun) a dam in a stream or river to raise the water level or divert its flow / (biographical name) Robert Walter 1803–1889 Am. painter

102

that the grand struggle for existence is a dream, a meaningless bubble in the meaningless weirs of the evolution of matter

—p.102 Jack London in His Time: Martin Eden (97) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

that the grand struggle for existence is a dream, a meaningless bubble in the meaningless weirs of the evolution of matter

—p.102 Jack London in His Time: Martin Eden (97) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

(adjective) marked by or suggestive of flashy vulgarity or crudeness / (adjective) marked by a careless unconventionality; rakish

125

that raffish play with eloquence

I thought it was a synonym of rakish!

—p.125 Mary Austin and The Land of Little Rain (115) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

that raffish play with eloquence

I thought it was a synonym of rakish!

—p.125 Mary Austin and The Land of Little Rain (115) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

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

157

The Woman Warrior’s tendentiousness is feminist

—p.157 Maxine Hong Kingston: Notes on a Woman Warrior (156) by Robert Hass
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The Woman Warrior’s tendentiousness is feminist

—p.157 Maxine Hong Kingston: Notes on a Woman Warrior (156) by Robert Hass
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(adjective) of, relating to, or written in a simplified form of the ancient Egyptian hieratic writing / (adjective) popular common / (adjective) of or relating to the form of Modern Greek that is based on everyday speech

174

It's more demotic than "Sleep", more spontaneous and tougher

huh, weird

—p.174 Ko Un and Korean Poetry (165) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

It's more demotic than "Sleep", more spontaneous and tougher

huh, weird

—p.174 Ko Un and Korean Poetry (165) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

(noun) the study of versification / (noun) the systematic study of metrical structure / (noun) a particular system, theory, or style of versification / (noun) the rhythmic and intonational aspect of language

196

what a long poem needs is a prosody that will carry it when the writing isn’t especially brilliant

—p.196 Poetry and Terror: Some Notes on Coming to Jakarta (191) by Robert Hass
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what a long poem needs is a prosody that will carry it when the writing isn’t especially brilliant

—p.196 Poetry and Terror: Some Notes on Coming to Jakarta (191) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

(adj) having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters

197

the tacitly prurient masks behind which European ethnography expressed its fascination with the bodies of the people they were exploiting or hoped to exploit

—p.197 Poetry and Terror: Some Notes on Coming to Jakarta (191) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago

the tacitly prurient masks behind which European ethnography expressed its fascination with the bodies of the people they were exploiting or hoped to exploit

—p.197 Poetry and Terror: Some Notes on Coming to Jakarta (191) by Robert Hass
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10 months, 4 weeks ago