spirit, whatever aberration or complexity it may
(14) Woolf gives other descriptors of "life or spirit, truth or reality, this, the essential thing" ("Modern" 287), "a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us," also called "this varying, this unknown and uncircumscribed
spirit" (287-88) that makes a "vivid,...
(17) Of course, the individual's agency is not regarded today as entirely uncircumscribed
by external forces; supernatural powers now compete with our nature, our nurture, and the impulses of our psyches, inter alia.
31), drone war envisions the prospect of uncircumscribed
violence, which is why, despite his often self-contradictory libertarianism, U.S.
In other words, it is possible to argue that the widely-shared notion of translation's uncircumscribed
powers to effect literary change fostered the belief that a properly educated Arab public could remove the shackles of colonialism and neo-colonialism and reassert itself on the world stage.
And from what I've seen, his is one talent that should go unfettered and uncircumscribed
Without minimizing gains achieved through the political and social recognition of non-normative sexualities, or ignoring anxieties and sufferings endured for lack of such recognition during the period he examines, Coviello works hardest to sound the meaningful imaginative possibilities that remained uncircumscribed
in a pre-sexological American culture.
to the area uncircumscribed
by those limits, the area of the unstated yet the undeniable.
Such as one, simple, immobile, eternal, complete, independent, existing from itself, subsisting by itself, incorruptible, necessary, immense, uncreated, uncircumscribed
, incomprehensible, omnipresent, incorporeal, permeating and encompassing everything, being by essence, being by Act, pure Art." (More 1995 ed., p.
reactions, along with his penchant for the uncircumscribed
Though I uncircumscribed
myself retire, And put not forth my goodness, which is free To act or not, Necessity and Chance Approach not me, and what I will is Fate.
Is it not the task of the novelist to convey this varying, this unknown and uncircumscribed
spirit, whatever aberration or complexity it may display [...]?" (Woolf, "Modern Fiction," 287-88).