“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Saturday, March 10, 2012

History of Criticism 17: English Literature and the Novel (MP3)

Henry James's theory of the novel looks good to me right now. It's proto-phenomenological.

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