Communicating Myths of the Golden Age Comedia
These dialogues express different world visions. If the expected cultural exchange takes place, then an enduring relationship of tolerance and understanding forms between the two worlds. Bonds that surpass temporal, geographic, and philosophical specificity attest to humankind's universal and atemporal need for myth. The questions, proposed answers, and subsequent revisions will, it is hoped, coexist in an ongoing dialogue among ancient, Golden Age, and contemporary individuals.
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Page 17 - The text is a tissue of quotations drawn from the innumerable centres of culture. . . . [T]he writer can only imitate a gesture that is always anterior, never original. His only power is to mix writings, to counter the ones with the others, in such a way as never to rest on any one of them.
Page 38 - those modes of feeling, valuing, perceiving, and believing which have some kind of relation to the maintenance and reproduction of social power.