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The precritical use of the metaphor of epigenesis
(Humanity Books, 2001)
If Kant has recourse to the metaphor of epigenesis throughout his career, we must distinguish between its use in paragraph 27 of the Transcendental Deduction, in which it is closely associated with the Copernican Revolution, ...
Introducing "Critical Essays": Leigh Hunt and theatrical criticism in the early nineteenth century
The years 1801 to 1808 saw the emergence of Leigh Hunt as a public figure on the London literary scene, first with the publication of his collection of poetry, "Juvenilia", and then with his work as theater critic for "The ...
Drugs, alcohol, and criminal behaviour : a profile of inmates in canadian federal institutions
The scientific literature often mentions that there is a statistical connection between alcohol and drug consumption and criminal behaviour. However, there is little information available which would make it possible to ...
From Dante to the Romantics : The Reception History of Leigh Hunt's "The Story of Rimini"
1816 was arguably the most significant year in Leigh Hunt's career as a Romantic poet. After a two-year imprisonment, he had spent much of 1815 going back to the theatre and seeing Edmund Kean, the actor whom Hazlitt had ...
Exploring gothic sexuality
In his well-known analysis of the evolution of sexuality in society in "Making sexual history", Jeffrey Weeks comments that, following a series of major challenges throughout the twentieth century (ranging from Freud's ...