Feelings and Plato's Phaedrus
On reading Stephen Frosh’s Feelings I was reminded of a paper I wrote last year on Plato’s Phaedrus - In this paper I explored the emphasis on movement and motion, as well as the image of wings, in this Platonic dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus on the topic of love. In the opening paragraph of Feelings, Frosh evokes the idea that “[f]eeling…has a sense...
Il n'y a pas de hors-texte... or is there?
Reading the first chapter from Diana Taylor’s The Archive and the Repertoire: Cultural Memory and Performance in the Americas, “Acts of Transfer”, made me reflect on my chosen method of academic analysis in ways I really haven’t before. It is not that I do not/ have not seen the value in methods beyond close reading, theory, etc., but rather that I find alternative- more,...