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Meanwhile, since no independent translations are given here, the non-Provengalist who wants to see what Pound has done with Arnaut's meaning will find it hard to get an idea of the general character of his work, and must depend on the editor to pick out the more notable divagations.
If the majority of the lecture courses from the Collected Edition document the subtle shifts and divagations on Heidegger's notoriously difficult thought path, this set of lectures underscores a genuinely significant turn in the way Heidegger approaches his defining task of raising anew the "question of being.
De ce fait, tout se passe comme si l'Afrique reelle etait moins celle que decrivent les "africanistes" et qui se caracterise par une volonte d'autarcie et d'enfermement sur soi que l'espace ouvert et sans cesse en mutation dans lequel s'inscrivent les tenants de la litterature-monde; comme si la dynamique transnationale, loin d'etre portee par les divagations d'une diaspora occidentalisee, participait en realite de la veritable tradition africaine.
How do you explain your own fascination with letters as attested by your essays "Z is for Saffron," "Ta is for Talisman," and "Ghayn: Divagations on a Letter in Motion"?
Yet in spite of, or because of, all this, Calcutta is also a city with its own particular spleen, which Chaudhuri (a reverent if still reluctant denizen rather than a full-fledged, pukka citizen) pursues through a montage of personal memories, domestic scenes, street conversations, parlor interviews, gourmand explorations and divagations, literary references and bits of historical information, and family history.
The first two of these novels foreground the stream-of-consciousness Faulkner, the writer who fashioned a kind of neural discourse, indeed neural poetry, that was new to American literature: the tortured divagations of idiot Benjy and suicidal Quentin and son-of-a-bitch Jason Compson, each delivering his painful aria to Caddy who loved and left; and the in-the-deep and on-the-fly renditions of traumatized Bundrens: Dari the precarious one who invades others with his vision, Vardaman the unhinged child, Cash the homespun raisonneur, Dewey Dell with growing seed, Jewel the primitive and pure.
Certains se lancent dans la deviation, le crime, l'addiction et sont entraEnes par les divagations des groupes fondamentalistes, le porte-parole d'Allah.
Given that Sehgal often targets the art world's ecosystem, this critic begins to feel that his own convoluted divagations are anticipated, nay, encouraged--complicit with a dialectical conspiracy that intensifies with each attempt at escape.
The side-to-side divagations and rolling indents of the form give this mind/body adventure a full verisimilitude it would surely lack otherwise.
Few poets have ever so invested themselves in intricate, idiosyncratic form (I am not talking the obviousness of verse here), and its maneuvers invite sudden shifts of direction, interesting subjects, abrupt divagations, patience coupled with a readiness for surprise, all necessary to the adept of the field.
Contemptuous of the dumbing down of culture, Kitaj presupposed the existence of an intelligent and intellectually curious audience willing to meet him halfway in his divagations through painting into areas of human experience habitually assumed to be outside the realm of painting.
Abrindo mao da tradicao crista, humanistica e ate mesmo literaria, Mallarme repele a intromissao do presente, recusa-se a humanizacao, e vislumbra do futuro apenas um estado completo de solidao, uma vez que o poeta nao tem outra coisa a fazer senao trabalhar misteriosamente, tendo em vista o jamais, conforme nos adverte em Divagations (1976), fazendo eco as palavras agourentas do corvo de Poe: nevermore, nevermore