Albert Einstein by Sabine Werner

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Modern criticism has X-ray eyes to see $hat the house that Ruskin makes Jack-as-Daedalus build is the house that Jack Ruskin built: his cycle of books around the violence of greed in his world and the violence of lust within. His Ariadne was named Rose, whose name he finds, and conceals, everywhere in the text of Fors. Between Ruskin and Browning, Pound's first master, we can see the invention of Daedalian art in literature: the discovery that only in that intricacy which the Greeks called poikilia-cunning craftsmanship-can complexities of meaning beyond inherited styles of narrative and poetry be summoned into play.

Taishan This is emblematically the plan of the Odyssey as well, and of The Diuine Comedy. It is also Confucian, implying a reverence for ancestors and past wisdom brought forward, a philosophical balance in the midst of turmoil, a return to a spiritual homeland. We have many brilliant readings of Pound; he is as much a magnet (and a battlefield) now as he was for more than half a century. The Cantos have that intricacy o f architecture and minutely finished detail which have kept us reading both Homer and Dante.

Except for the sureness that the bone 1s pre-Neanderthal, there is n o information whatever t o point t o w h a t kind o f people might have engraved it. N o marked object older than 3 5 , 0 0 0 years was known before its discovery. 67 Prehistoric Eyes any generalizing theories propounding concepts of hunting magic, fertility ritual, or sexual symbolism. Instead, the art and symbol suggest a broad range of cognitions, cultural and practical, and a profound understanding of processes in nature and of the varieties of living creatures.

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