Download PDF by Lucian Krukowski: This Place of Prose and Poetry

By Lucian Krukowski

This booklet is a story, interspersing prose and poetry inside a appropriate position. The boundary among those varieties is porous, for intersections among them are usually not regarded as a damaging. quite, they're obvious as a method--a option to exemplify a number of the contents by way of bringing them right into a new and not more inflexible order--and then to monitor them swap again.

The contents contain a few concerns: brain, mind, (soul), and their philosophical divergences--fact, fiction, and their pluralities of truth--rationalism, empiricism, and express confusion--an intersection of belief-systems producing a box of in contrast to places--pornography, eroticism, and their altering representations. there's a delusion in regards to the Devil's want for artwork in Hell, and a few prolonged frolics with characters out of older comedian strips. those are through ruminations on loss of life, finishing, and their separate elaborations. Poems weave via and colour all.

The huge topic of this e-book translates tradition as a historical past of transgressions among competing ideals: inflexible borders necessarily bring about boredom, stasis, and oppression. Porous borders may end up in schism, communion, ecstasy, atrocity--as the passing case could be.

Lucian Krukowski is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Washington college in Saint Louis. he's the writer of Before the start, in the course of the center, After the End (2014), Ripe Musings (2011), Aesthetic Legacies (1992), and Art and Concept (1987). he's additionally a painter.

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