When those not under your authority, whether divine or administrative, assumed your voice aphoristic
enough, to scare stokers off their tinder of bloody neo-colonization, it is an honour only God can bestow.
While Lababidi shares a profound connection with the great Sufi mystics and their penchant for aphoristic
writing, his voice is unique, deeply modern, and steeped with a warm sense of humor.
And why do some of our most celebrated modern philosophers use aphoristic
fragments to convey their deepest ideas?
The risk that Roy took certainly has paid off; even in the most opaque aphoristic
paragraphs so characteristic of his later writings, there are insights and suggestive connections between ideas and concrete ethnographic information that can serve as seeds for detailed ethnographic investigations and constructive reflections on human cultural life-worlds.
"In Ball's unadorned, aphoristic
prose, the meetings stand like self-contained fables, and together these fables tell us much about the son, the people he meets and the society they form....
These terse, aphoristic
essays are unsurpassed in comprehensiveness and depth of understanding, examining not only battlefield maneuvers, but also relevant economic, political, and psychological factors.
Harvey's oft-cited marginal note to his 1598 edition of Chaucer's Workes distinguishes between different types of writing and different types of readers, singling out Lucrece and Hamlet as pleasing "the wiser sort." Kisery identifies the latter, "wiser sort," as those reading for political knowledge, and then wisely follows up this supposition by attending to Hamlet's recurring use of political maxims, which mirrors the aphoristic
style associated with Machiavelli.
Written in an aphoristic
style that at its best rivals that of Nietzsche and Kierkegaard, two of his primary referents here, the Black Notebooks return repeatedly to the perceived failure of Being and Time to present adequately a radical questioning of being.
Yet this pronouncement was as enigmatic as it was aphoristic
, ripe for misinterpretation.
Adnan's sentences are aphoristic
. They are sentences in the classical, Latin sense of the word.
An amalgam of uncontrived prose and aphoristic
, sometimes absurd poetic language shimmers and shifts through the refracting rhetorical frameworks employed by Melissa Bull in her debut poetry collection, Rue.
At times, O'Malley's irreverent New York Irish humor resembles Oscar Wilde's wit with its aphoristic