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|3 So I am emphatically not wanting to encourage those persons who simply |
delight in talking about themselves, and who engage in ... Imight begin a sermon
by saying, “Ralph Waldo Emerson said 'There is properly no history; only
|implied by the very notion of the “past” and of its correct representation. to think of |
history as fiction does not mean, ... and verifying them here. all history becomes
subjective; in other words, there is properly no history; only biography.
|Ironically, precisely at the moment of finding himself anew in his origins and |
history through the agency of Mother's voice he is ... “There is properly no history,
only biography”253 As gradually Mother's fear of the tape recorder and, possibly
|Indeed, as Emerson contended, “There is properly no history; only biography.” |
Quoting Emerson is a scandal—that is, if you are an academic historian. No Ph.D
. student would hazard Emersonianisms before a dissertation committee, and ...
Victoria Jennings, Andrea Katsaros - 2007 - Preview
|too,22 and if a similar sensitivity were not there in the theatre, comedy would |
never be able to make jokes out of paratragedy. But that does not mean ...
Emerson's “There is properly no history, only biography”, is not too far away (
|There have been dozens and dozens of biographies written on Princess Diana. |
One can imagine a ... is not easy or clear cut. As Ralph Waldo Emerson observes
, “There is properly no history; only biography” (Essays: First Series, 1841).
|Was it Emerson who claimed in his essay “History” that “there is properly no |
history; only biography”? And what could be placed solidly on the “history” side of
Stone's ledger? Alexander (2004)? That epic was surely “historical” but still tied
|There is no celebration of progress at work here, but a desperate attempt to justify |
the existence in the present, to justify, in other words, the choice of ... All history
becomes subjective; in other words, there is properly no history, only biography.
|Here the statement is a paradox: it fragments “history” into individual biography; |
but it simultaneously appears to ... that “[a]ll history becomes subjective; in other
words, there is properly no history, only biography” (15), he meant that it was only
|For if we think of history as biography, we must think of Humans as opposed to |
men and women. ... Paragraph one explains Emerson's idea that "there is
properly no history; only biography" and illustrates the explanation with a