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" The feelings excited by improper art are kinetic, desire or loathing. Desire urges us to possess, to go to something; loathing urges us to abandon, to go from something. These are kinetic emotions. The arts which excite them, pornographical or didactic,... "
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Page 240
by James Joyce - 1922 - 299 pages
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Irish Renaissance Annual II

Bowen, - 1981 - 192 pages
...It becomes the proper denouement to the thematic nexus that it succeeds. "The esthetic emotion ... is therefore static. The mind is arrested and raised above desire and loathing," says Stephen late in the first part of the fifth chapter (205). The stumbling block in understanding...
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The Legal Imagination

James Boyd White - Law - 1985 - 302 pages
White extends his theory of law as constitutive rhetoric, asking how one may criticize the legal culture and the texts within it. "A fascinating study of the language of the ...
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Re-forming the Narrative: Toward a Mechanics of Modernist Fiction

David Hayman - Fiction - 1987 - 219 pages
...effectively between "kinetic" and "static" art: "The feelings excited by improper art are kinetic, desire and loathing. Desire urges us to possess, to go to something;...loathing urges us to abandon, to go from something. The aesthetic emotion (I use the general term) is therefore static. The mind is arrested and raised above...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 645 pages
"Teaches more than how to read a particular novel; it teaches us more profoundly how to read anything. This, I think, is the book's main virtue. It teaches us readers to ...
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Heidegger and Criticism: Retrieving the Cultural Politics of Destruction

William V. Spanos - Philosophy - 1993 - 335 pages
...the tragic emotion is static. Or rather the dramatic emotion is. The feelings excited by improper art are kinetic, desire or loathing. Desire urges us to...loathing urges us to abandon, to go from something. These are kinetic emotions. The arts which excite them, pomographical or didactic, are therefore improper...
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce - Fiction - 2012 - 192 pages
...the tragic emotion is static. Or rather the dramatic emotion is. The feelings excited by improper art are kinetic, desire or loathing. Desire urges us to...to go from something. The arts which excite them, pomographical or didactic, are therefore improper arts. The esthetic emotion (I used the general term)...
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Modernisms: A Literary Guide

Peter Nicholls - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 368 pages
...than his version of Aristotle on tragedy in which he argues that The feelings excited by improper art are kinetic, desire or loathing. Desire urges us to...urges us to abandon, to go from something. ... The aesthetic emotion ... is therefore static. The mind is arrested and raised above desire and loathing....
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Early Postmodernism: Foundational Essays

Paul A. Bové - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 295 pages
...static. Or rather the dramatic emotion is. The feelings excited by improper art are kinetic, desire and loathing. Desire urges us to possess, to go to something;...loathing urges us to abandon, to go from something. These are kinetic emotions. The arts which excite them, pornographical or didactic, are therefore improper...
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The Errant Art of Moby-Dick: The Canon, the Cold War, and the Struggle for ...

William V. Spanos - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 374 pages
...which excite them, pornographical or didactic, are therefore improper arts The aesthetic emotion (I use the general term) is therefore static. The mind is arrested and raised above desire and loathing " This identification of tragedy and spatial form sublates and interiorizes the conflicting tensions...
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Joyce, Decadence, and Emancipation

Vivian Heller - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 191 pages
Modernism has long been seen as either a symptom of decadence or a sign of emancipation. Vivian Heller argues that Joyce's writing cannot be categorized as either decadent or ...
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