Since 2013, Heidi Wagner has made The Passions
Project the central focus of her creative work.
Here I think of Joe Moshenskas essay on metaphor and touching, which is interesting and well written, but not clearly related to the study of the passions
Yet Cuda also wants to insist on finding a redemptive interpretation of Mann's figuration of the passions
in his later works, where instead of a fearful stance toward the corruption and uncontrollabilities of unhealthy passions, we discover a "gradual recognition that the passions
are not merely corruptive, destructive, or disruptive but that they may create, concentrate, and build anew" (168).
The last three articles of this book argue that the passions
in abstracto are ambivalent with regard to the political.
Chapter 2 focuses on the question of whether the Passions
were conceived to be dramatic in a manner similar to opera.
To begin with, he seeks to make the case for their significance against those Stoics, ancient and modern, who see them as aberrant, asocial, and radically opposed to a "reasoned and morally responsible picture of the will)' The passions
, he argues, are the "least culturally constructed materials" we have.
A brief look at the existing secondary literature on the passions
according to Thomas Aquinas shows us that the older literature on this topic is historically oriented.
There was also the imagination, and the passions
of the heart, making their way out of the soul.
The book contains many beautiful and moving reproductions of paintings and sculptures of Christ, the Crucifixion, the Last Supper, and related images, whose expressive character (meditative, dramatic, and so on) is linked to the Passion
music of the same era.
It is a great American tragedy that the passions
of Clinton and the Republicans - two bitter enemies who can't see past their own questionable behavior and perceived self-interests - are punishing the nation.
4) Similarly, historians who have analyzed the rhetoric of the passions
and interests in contemporary debates about obligation have focused on self-interest, greed, or acquisitiveness rather than on erotic love.
Commercials will air on the NBC television network, targeting women 18-49, in support of the Passions
Online web site.
Arthur's fight with Maleger at the end of Book Two is a figure of Christ's conquering the passions
in His Passion, death in His Death, not of an atonement in the juridical sense.
Only de Sales gives her a place of prominence somewhat comparable to the one that she held in the Passions
of the late Middle Ages.
of Shakespeare's Tragic Heroes presents itself as a book written "against the grain of much recent modern criticism" 17), a term by which the author evidently means cultural poetics.