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striving to overcome in argument

struggling for effect


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In all this, the person is constituted agonistically.
While the book thus explicitly sets itself against the political tenets or assumptions of New Historicism--sometimes agonistically so--one may be equally struck by its methodological commonalities with that critical mode, though Wilson might prefer to see this as an affiliation with cultural materialism.
While Origen was thinking in terms of a radicalized spirituality Agamben is meditating upon the possibility of an equally radical materiality, thus making him a post modern example of a secular paratheologian who reads agonistically.
This "intense, restless, tortured, [and] fascinated" cordiality towards the other, which, as other, remains unthought and that which has yet to be thought, inspires the work of the contributors to this memorial forum for at least two reasons: first, because the vicissitudes and promises of hospitality are for them uniquely articulated in the idioms of romanticism as the most consequential instance in European modernity in which it is possible for radical forms of alterity to be welcomed, critiqued, and theorized; and second, because Derrida's legacies are what connect romanticism most agonistically to the irreducible foreignness of the present day and that in fact make romanticism a reading and a translation of us.
For its Western adherents, the ultimate arbiter is the unbending self, agonistically separated from its audiences.
For if Thirst: The Desert Trilogy is a cautionary tale of the dangers present when we create identities agonistically, by violently stressing the difference between ourselves and those we label as the "other" the Trilogy also succeeds by offering a generous reading of the Hebrew Bible's own complex ethical currents, helping contemporary readers recognize that postmodern ambivalences over identity, the coherence of the nation, the sanctity of territory vs.
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Childe Roland" could as easily be read agonistically with Keats's "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" or any number of Coleridge poems from "Kubla Khan" to "Christabel.