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" Michael Robartes remembers forgotten beauty and, when his arms wrap her round, he presses in his arms the loveliness which has long faded from the world. Not this. Not at all. I desire to press in my arms the loveliness which has not yet come into the... "
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - Page 297
by James Joyce - 1916 - 299 pages
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Ulysses on the Liffey

Richard Ellmann Goldsmith's Professor of English Literature Oxford University - Electronic books - 1972 - 256 pages
...Remembers Forgotten Beauty', and said, 'Michael Robartes desires to press in his arms the beauty that has long faded from the world. Not this. Not at all. I desire to press in my arms the beauty that has not yet come into the world.' There, as here in Ulysses, Yeats appears as a forerunner,...
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James Joyce: The Centennial Symposium

Morris Beja - Fiction - 1986 - 234 pages
...renunciation of his elder's vision of art, Joyce has Stephen in his diary differ from Yeats: "Michael Robartes remembers forgotten beauty and, when his arms wrap...loveliness which has not yet come into the world" (P 251). Yet Yeats, too, envisions "a loveliness which has not yet come into the world," not only in...
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The Company We Keep: An Ethics of Fiction

Wayne C. Booth - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 557 pages
...Michael Robartes's embrace of the "loveliness which has long faded from the world," desiring instead "to press in my arms the loveliness which has not yet come into the world" (151). Seeking finally to "learn in my own life and away from home and friends what the heart is and...
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The Cambridge Companion to James Joyce

Derek Attridge - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 305 pages
...himself there, for instance, from his earlier enthusiasm for Yeats's visionary heroes: 'Michael Robartes remembers forgotten beauty and, when his arms wrap...loveliness which has not yet come into the world' (P 251). It is not at all clear, however, how exactly that loveliness differs from Michael Robartes's...
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James Joyce and the Question of History

James Fairhall - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 290 pages
...girl over his fellow students. He formulates his artistic aims at the end of his university career: "I desire to press in my arms the loveliness which has not yet come into the world" (P 251). This "loveliness," as he prepares to make his grandest flight from Ireland and the ordinary...
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The Illicit Joyce of Postmodernism: Reading Against the Grain

Kevin J. H. Dettmar - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 276 pages
...the loveliness which has long since faded from the world; in response, Stephen writes in his diary, "I desire to press in my arms the loveliness which has not yet come into the world" (P 251). Robartes's desire for "forgotten beauty" is nostalgic, and Stephen's formulation avoids such...
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The Sensual Philosophy: Joyce and the Aesthetics of Mysticism

Colleen Jaurretche - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 156 pages
...in recollection of Yeats's idiosyncratic mysticism and wish to create a "sacred book" of aesthetics: "I desire to press in my arms the loveliness which has not yet come into the world." The final lines—"Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience...
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States of Desire: Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and the Irish Experiment

Vicki Mahaffey - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 288 pages
...(from The Wind Among the Reeds), and he protests the sentiment that drives it: 142 Michael Robartes remembers forgotten beauty and, when his arms wrap...loveliness which has not yet come into the world. (P, 2 5 1 ) Even when Stephen is at his most impressionable, he rejects Yeats's orientation toward...
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Joyce and the Anglo-Irish: A Study of Joyce and the Literary Revival, Volume 119

Len Platt - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 249 pages
...alluded to in the distinction Stephen makes between himself and Michael Robartes: "Michael Robartes remembers forgotten beauty and, when his arms wrap...loveliness which has not yet come into the world.' The distinction here is presumably between tradition and invention, although Stephen might have in...
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Thought Outdanced: The Motif of Dancing in Yeats and Joyce

Judit Nényei - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 175 pages
...Yeats's "He Remembers Forgotten Beauty," a poem in The Wind Among the Reeds (1899): Michael Robartes remembers forgotten beauty and, when his arms wrap...loveliness which has not yet come into the world." When, after the death of Synge, Joyce hoped to establish a literary position in Ireland and returned...
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