Hegel's logic, these two modernists critiqued the spirit of enlightenment, suggesting that any universalization of being is always predicated on an act of exclusion.
Theatrical representation and even theatre itself are submitted to the relentlessly ironizing
The Pop strategy of ironizing
the art concept while playing the game of spectacular visual culture is an inherently duplicitous one: Taking with it the tensions of such a hyperbolic critique, "Biography" extended the logic of Pop to the contemporary culture of self-realization.
A case in point is George Wilde's ironizing
treatment of Senecan passions and the traditions of Roman comedy in Eumorphus sive Cupido Adultus (1635), composed the year before his Love's Hospital.
Below, I will analyze the resemblance between Kierkegaard's and Wallace's critique of irony on five crucial aspects: (1) their critique is concerned with irony as an attitude towards existence, not as just a verbal strategy; (2) they agree that irony can initially have a liberating effect; but (3) that things go wrong when irony becomes permanent--Kierkegaard calls this the "aesthetic" attitude; (4) that liberation from this empty, aimless form of irony cannot be achieved through the ironizing
of irony, i.
During this period of radical irony, which Carroll Peterson traces back to William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, it was perfectly consistent that Davidson should be an insider of aesthetic circles such as the Rhymers' Club while simultaneously ironizing
art and aestheticism in his works.
Working from within entails employing tropes, or linguistic "turns," while ironizing
the process of troping itself--or what could be described as the politico-aesthetics of short-circuiting--blurring the line between the literal and the metaphorical in an attempt to make visible neoliberalism's reach and effects.
It strikes me as a fatal blindness that Murphy takes Stephen Dedalus's aesthetic theory seriously: surely it is a critical commonplace that Joyce is heavily ironizing
Dedalus and his at times outrageous pomposity (this is, after all, a portrait of the artist as a young man).
Main themes explored here include the ironizing
of foreign rulers, the prostitute as icon of the ironic gaze, indeterminacy and dramatic irony in prophetic performance, and irony in ancient Israel's wisdom traditions.
Past is everywhere present in Homage, and the book's blend of reverence and ironizing
gamesmanship regarding that past is announced on the cover.
One should emphasize Colacurcio's ironizing
, interruptional parentheses mightily.
It opened by ironizing
other perspectives towards technological change and reifying the thoroughgoing perspective.