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By Marlies Kronegger (auth.), Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9401043884

ISBN-13: 9789401043885

ISBN-10: 9401108986

ISBN-13: 9789401108980

Focusing regularly upon language, communique, textuality, etc., as is overwhelmingly modern day style, we leave out the very raison d'être of literature and language itself.
relocating a step additional in our research of the anthropologico-ontopoietic assets of the life-significance of literature by means of unravelling the functionality of imaginatio creatrix in man's self interpretation-in-existence, this assortment seeks to bring on the royal function of allegory within the fostering of tradition.
A conjoint paintings of human elemental passions and of the human spirit, allegory mediates among lofty beliefs of the top human strivings and the pedestrian realm of evidence.
Interpretative or theoretical experiences surround allegory -- mediaeval, smooth and post-modern -- in a number of literatures. one of the authors are: Tymieniecka, Kronegger, Jorge Garcia Gomez, V. Osadnik, H. Hellerstein, H. Rudnick, R. Kiefer, V. Fichera, ok. Haney, Ch. Raffini, J. Williamson, B. Ross and Sitansu Ray.

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Tirelessly demands we attaint an unending truth,,;39 one feels in " ... today's joy/ an inevitable tomorrow",40 and this is so for the sake of one's beloved. Finally, "what is eternal, and what is present, indistinguishable,! reach deep down",41 in that peace in which one reaps one's fitting reward. 43 One may indeed wonder how any such salvation by way of love can ever be effected.

It has nothing to do with resignation; in fact, it is just the opposite, for it is an affirmative, active principle. Indeed, it is a new manner of participating in being, which is given to us precisely in this now we are holding fast to, and yet this insistent engagement of ours cannot succeed in dissolving our awareness of the fleetingness of the moment in which we are living. Actually, this is the conclusion arrived at by Guillen at the end of his poem "Dawn of the Tired Man", as he resists meaninglessness.

151). ), for one is never sure whether "all of it is [nothing but] a legend", a fear expressed by Guillen in a poem which begins with another famous verse from Jorge Manrique, "Those garments in the old style ... " (p. 38). To be sure, this is the truth, but not the whole truth. In fact, in this very poem, Guillen declares this truth to be suspect, when he asserts that, despite everything, the past does indeed survive, or in his words: Gone are the hours of that swift-moving past which never comes to an end: everlasting it becomes beyond my grasp.

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