Their ways of communicating the exhausting dailiness
of their lives through trivial texts and tweets perplex those of us in earlier generations.
Despite Schuyler's chronic mental anguish and anxiety, and despite Porter's lifelong guilt over his patrician background, their work itself testifies to a continual "fascination" with the "tranquil joy" of dailiness
The futurity of desire (which in this case is a desire for the persistence of the present moment) as something deferred or unsatisfied is connected, Gallop argues, with the dailiness
of reading, with the return of the author in a particular moment of the reader's life.
In "Wintering," the speaker finds himself at the mall, which has been built over old family graves, and where a newspaper in a metal box is "the trapped wing of dailiness
caked with spit.
But then again, Walker can hit a bull's-eye, piercing the surreal heart of dailiness
And all of this must ring true to the person and be grounded in the dailiness
Those who situate the film in the tradition of classic Neorealism, as a record of household dailiness
, ignore the elaborate technical means--wind machines, a helicopter, dozens of lights, a sound studio for postdubbing--on which the director relied to achieve his effects.
of practical tasks soothed him, while his imaginative fancy would over the coming years conjure Stonypath as a belated episode in the English landscape garden tradition--those "quite extraordinary pure symphonic creations," in which nature is poeticized, abstracted: pond as Pool, grass as Lawn, sundial gnomon dividing shadow into measure and order.
What my students know well and what they are saying, in citing shrimp forks, is that the social world governed by manners produces anxiety among its subjects and perhaps sometimes a kind of terror, even when the content of manners is not the materially terrible but the matter of ordinary dailiness
But they all have more or less ordinary people at their centers; all these figures are meant to be emblematic in addition to being "unique" or "individualized"; and the dailiness
of everyday life in these movies remains "daily" even when it occurs in a death camp or a brothel instead of a restaurant, a bar, or a living room--sometimes remaining so to the point of dramatic (or should I say pictorial?
These are what we might call the normative perversions of dailiness
within children's literature: the kinds of perversions that contravene our usual ways of thinking but that we have delighted in accepting as features of the genre.
The man taught me that living in dailiness
is the meditation, that, Catalina being our Dantean island of reeds, the immaculate is only perceivable through the mundane, that this world of ten thousand things is linked to our deepest thoughts in an immutable and mysterious way, a priori, and that one's real life, lived amidst bowers or careworn as a caneworker's hands, returns beatified if only attended to in the quiet hum of an idle dreaming.
Not everything is lost or changeable to our needs, let yourself await your lover's approach and feel skin--electromagnitude, do not defend yourself in dailiness
against it, when love comes in by the keyhole there is no dailiness
, you cannot contain it by understanding, by planning, cannot protect yourself through caution or care, no, you have no body anymore that is not the world's, no wit that is your own.
Her subject is the present planetary disintegration, but she counters and balances this with what is grounding--watching sunrise, drinking a glass of wine, the dailiness
of "letters typed on a computer screen.
When writing about Grace after her death, the New York Times reported she "was among the earliest American writers to explore the lives of women--mostly Jewish, mostly New Yorkers--in all their dailiness