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He writes: Naturally, since Socrates has arguably never failed to heed a daemonic warning he has no direct, experiential evidence of the unbeneficial consequences that would have obtained had he not heeded it.
It is the felt that unifies the self as a conscious being; it includes features of the daemonic.
Myth, he considers to be that necessary or salutary lie which any governing class must tell the governed in order to arrest and control the daemonic movement of the passions in ordinary men.
The spirit-pervaded stone of Gothic buildings, after a millennium of style-evolution, has become the soulless material of this daemonic stone-desert" (Spengler 1932 II: 99).
Harold Bloom describes the anxiety that characterises the writer's anteriority and compels him to misread and rewrite the texts of his fathers in unmistakably negative terms: it is a "mode of melancholy", a "dark and daemonic ground" (Bloom 1997: 25).
As the editors of the Saggio also underline in their introduction to Garzoni's texts, it appears that later in his life Garzoni shifted his attention from the examination of themes appealing to a large lay audience--madness, intelligence and ignorance, the professions--to themes that would interest individuals studying topics related to religion, magic and daemonic possession.
Walker spent long years living, writing and teaching at Jackson State University, in Jackson, Mississippi, an almost ironical connection back to her relationship with Richard Wright and their WPA days in Chicago, about which she would write in Daemonic Genius, her study of Wright's life and career.
She implies that his work as an artist has daemonic associations, similar to those of the bluesman.
Fixity, as a sign of cultural/historical/racial difference in the discourse of colonialism, is a paradoxical mode of representation: it connotes rigidity and an unchanging order as well as disorder, degeneracy and daemonic repetition.
Rather, Quinones writes about cross-rivalries, tensions between writers of consciousness, who believe in the power of reason and are suspicious of inspiration, and their antagonists, daemonic writers, who are open to the inner voice, to pressures coming from the marginal areas of experience.
America is much like a daemonic entity in Russian politics, a terrifying presence that animates policy from Moscow.
time-bound spiritual practice [which Kramer identifies with incarnation] overcomes the movement '[d]riven by daemonic, chthonic / Powers,' and through grace frees one from 'past and future' alike.