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Francis Meres employs metempsychosis as a trope for literary influence: "As the soule of Euphorbus was thought to live in Pythagoras, so the sweete wittie soule of Ovid lives in mellifluous and honytongued Shakespeare.
Related to Donne's desertion of his Catholic faith, moreover, is the "battle of engagement and disavowal throughout Metempsychosis ' as the poem "complicates and destabilizes any suggestion of transcending bodily desire.
The doctrine of metempsychosis, in contrast, awarded equality to all living entities, animal and human--which might explain why writers like Hays and Macaulay gravitated toward it.
Translation, Metempsychosis, and the Flux of Nature, 'Of the Pythagorean Philosophy.
Throughout this metempsychosis, capital cannot be identified with any single thing since it must be embodied in several different kinds of things, and synchronously so if it is to be exchanged via money.
According to Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould's seminal work on lycanthropy and metempsychosis for badly damaged folk, 'The Book of Were-Wolves', published in 1865, I am doing fine at repressing my nature.
Although Tuttle appears out of nowhere soon after the suicide of Rey Robles, embodying the voice and mannerisms of the deceased, such intragenerational metempsychosis is alien to Buddhism.
12) Plato's doctrine of metempsychosis, as recounted by Fenelon, probably accounts for Hawthorne's authorial musings when his narrator opines, "Would that M.
Pythagoreanism offers him the obviously assonant idea of metempsychosis, and Pythagoras' sermon forms a neat recapitulating coda in the pattern of human, vegetable, animal, mineral and (metatextually) literary transformations which make up the Metamorphoses.
In other words, he takes the Pythagorean doctrine of metempsychosis into a secular way of understanding or rationalizing the kind of metamorphoses needed to reinvent himself as an American and a revolutionary.
The interchanges, perhaps akin to the ancient Greek term, metempsychosis, of the arts during the Nineties are the mainstay of Cheryl Wilson's "Politicizing Dance in Late-Victorian Women's Poetry" (VP 46, no.