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The Neither Nor Of The Second Sex

Author : Céline León
ISBN : 0881461032
Genre : Philosophy
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This is a comprehensive and critical account of Kierkegaard's thoughts on women, sexual difference, and men-women relations. Although Kierkegaad provided many a puzzle for his biographers, one would be wrong to assume he invariably lied when he claimed to be telling the truth. Tying Kierkegaad's baffling misogyny, and ultimately his misogamy, to the existence of an inner mysterium, ""The Neither/Nor of the Second Sex"" navigates between the Charybdis of an allegedly insurmountable gulf between works and biography and the Scylla of the biographical fallacy, a peril whose threat raised greater alarms in Kierkegaard. Celine Leon draws her conclusions by paying close attention to the texts and by carefully distinguishing between author and pseudonyms. She only brings works and life together when Kierkegaard ambivalently plays with the former in order to impart something of the secret lying at the core of his being, to reverse Sartre's famous formulation, to communicate at the heart of hiddenness. Leon shows how Kierkegaard - a writer whose views on other subjects she holds in high regard - projected his lack onto a particular woman, Regina Olsen, his one-time fiancee and lifelong obsession, then onto all women, and ultimately, regarding his own exceptional status as normative, elected to ban the heterosexual relation altogether. This is not, however, the same as saying that - notwithstanding the religious development and the enormous production whose twin onset he ascribed to the rupture with Regina-Kierkegaard did not do so at an egregious personal cost.

Neither Nor

Author : Paul Gordon Jacobs
ISBN : UVA:X030103362
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the fifth Deaf Lives volume, Jacobs tells of searching in Australia and Europe for an identity that has yet to be invented, as being neither deaf nor hearing, but an in-between.

Neither Black Nor White Yet Both

Author : Werner Sollors
ISBN : 0674607805
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Why can a "white" woman give birth to a "black" baby, while a "black" woman can never give birth to a "white" baby in the United States? What makes racial "passing" so different from social mobility? Why are interracial and incestuous relations often confused or conflated in literature, making "miscegenation" appear as if it were incest? Werner Sollors examines these questions and others in "Neither Black nor White yet Both," a fully researched investigation of literary works that, in the past, have been read more for a black-white contrast of "either-or" than for an interracial realm of "neither, nor, both, and in-between." From the origins of the term "race" to the cultural sources of the "Tragic Mulatto," and from the calculus of color to the retellings of various plots, Sollors examines what we know about race, analyzing recurrent motifs in scientific and legal works as well as in fiction, drama, and poetry.

Neither Nor Smart Stories

Author : Vladimir Anisimoff
ISBN : 1535408774
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Stories in the original "SMART" genre, invented by the author, mainly relate to the crucial period in contemporary Russian history - Perestroika, "the dashing 90s."All stories are based on actual events, but presented in an easy-to-read and meditatively humorous style.

Negation In Non Standard British English

Author : Lieselotte Anderwald
ISBN : 9781134513840
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Despite the advances of radio and television and increasing mobility and urbanization, spoken English is by no means becoming more like the written standard. English dialect grammar, however, is still a new and relatively undeveloped area of research, and most studies to date are either restricted regionally, or based on impressionistic statements. This book provides the first thorough empirical study of the field of non-standard negation across Great Britain.

Natural Resources Neither Curse Nor Destiny

Author : Daniel Lederman
ISBN : 0821365460
Genre : Nature
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'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of successful development experiences in countries with abundant natural resources. The evidence suggests that natural resources are neither a curse nor destiny. Natural resources can actually spur economic development when combined with the accumulation of knowledge for economic innovation. Furthermore, natural resource abundance need not be the only determinant of the structure of trade in developing countries. In fact, the accumulation of knowledge, infrastructure, and the quality of governance all seem to determine not only what countries produce and export, but also how firms and workers produce any good.

Neither Jew Nor Greek

Author : Judith Lieu
ISBN : 0567083268
Genre : Religion
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In this book, Judith Lieu explores the formation and shaping of early Christian identity within Judaism and within the wider Graeco-Roman world in the period before 200 C.E. Bringing to bear the latest analytical methods, she particularly examines the way that literary texts presented early Christianity. She combines this with interdisciplinary historical investigation and interaction with the most recent work on Judaism in late Antiquity and on the Graeco-Roman world. The result is a very significant contribution in four of the key questions in current New Testament scholarship: how did early Christian identity come to be formed; how should we best describe and understand the processes by which the Christian movement became separate from its Jewish origins; was there anything special or different about the way women entered Judaism and early Christianity' how did martyrdom contribute to the construction of early Christian identity? "This collection of essays was elicited by the editors of the series as marking a very significant collection of material at the cutting edge of several aspects of current scholarship. Some of these essays are unpublished, others are available in very obscure publications and those that are more accessible are heavily cited enough to give the book immediate recognition as of great importance." John Barclay, University of Glasgow>

Neither Saints Nor Sinners

Author : Kathleen Ann Myers
ISBN : 0195348095
Genre : Social Science
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This book brings together the portraits and autobiographical texts of six 17th-century Latin American women, drawing on primary sources that include Inquisition and canonization records, confessional and mystic journals, and legal defenses and petitions.

Neither Cargo Nor Cult

Author : Martha Kaplan
ISBN : 9780822381914
Genre : Social Science
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In the 1880s an oracle priest, Navosavakadua, mobilized Fijians of the hinterlands against the encroachment of both Fijian chiefs and British colonizers. British officials called the movement the Tuka cult, imagining it as a contagious superstition that had to be stopped. Navosavakadua and many of his followers, deemed "dangerous and disaffected natives," were exiled. Scholars have since made Tuka the standard example of the Pacific cargo cult, describing it as a millenarian movement in which dispossessed islanders sought Western goods by magical means. In this study of colonial and postcolonial Fiji, Martha Kaplan examines the effects of narratives made real and traces a complex history that began neither as a search for cargo, nor as a cult. Engaging Fijian oral history and texts as well as colonial records, Kaplan resituates Tuka in the flow of indigenous Fijian history-making and rereads the archives for an ethnography of British colonizing power. Proposing neither unchanging indigenous culture nor the inevitable hegemony of colonial power, she describes the dialogic relationship between plural, contesting, and changing articulations of both Fijian and colonial culture. A remarkable enthnographic account of power and meaning, Neither Cargo nor Cult addresses compelling questions within anthropological theory. It will attract a wide audience among those interested in colonial and postcolonial societies, ritual and religious movements, hegemony and resistance, and the Pacific Islands.

Neither Male Nor Female

Author : Betty Miller
ISBN : 1571490124
Genre : Religion
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NEITHER MALE NOR FEMALE deals with many issues in regard to a woman's role in the church plus many women related concerns. Some of the issues discussed are "Who is a woman's spiritual head and covering?" and "Does God call women to the five-fold ministry?" Also find out what God's Word says about divorce, celibacy, choosing a marriage partner, and other women related topics. The feminist movement in the world that is asserting women's rights is not the way God liberates His women. They are not angry and demanding but when the Holy Spirit calls a woman to ministry they become submissive handmaidens of the Lord. NEITHER MALE NOR FEMALE gives scriptural references and examples of many women that God used in the Bible. This book also helps women to have the proper relationship with their husbands and children. Only God can truly liberate His women to serve Him and become all that He desires them to be as wives and mothers also.

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