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    Windswept: Walking the Paths of Trailblazing Women.Andre Furlani - 2023 - The European Legacy 28 (6):675-678.
    Annabel Abbs’s father told her that she was “an experiment” in the application of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s educational doctrines, hence her rough-scrabble pastoral upbringing on the Welsh coast, hom...
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    Robert Walser: Uncanny Miniaturist On The Move.Andre Furlani - 2023 - The European Legacy 28 (5):533-538.
    Though Robert Musil declared Franz Kafka to be “a special case of the Walser type,” it is Robert Walser who still gets justified as a special case of the Kafka type. Kafka gave his confidante Max B...
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    A New Continent of Liberty: Eunomia in Native American Literature from Occom to Erdrich: by Geoff Hamilton, Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press, 2019, 220 pp., $55.00.Andre Furlani - 2022 - The European Legacy 27 (5):512-514.
    “It is the spirit of humanity, that which animates both so-called savages and civilized nations, working through a man, and not the man expressing himself, that interests us most,” writes Henry Dav...
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    Beckett’s Late Stage: Trauma, Language, and Subjectivity: by Rhys Tranter, Stuttgart, Ibidem Verlag, 2018, 244 pp., $45.00.Andre Furlani - 2019 - The European Legacy 25 (1):108-111.
    Volume 25, Issue 1, February 2020, Page 108-111.
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    Earlier Wittgenstein, Later Beckett.Andre Furlani - 2015 - Philosophy and Literature 39 (1):64-86.
    “Said is missaid,” Samuel Beckett declares in his 1981 “Worstward Ho.”1 This is an inflammatory condensation of Ludwig Wittgenstein’s paradoxically vindicating retraction of the argument of the Tractatus: “My propositions elucidate insofar as he who understands me recognizes them finally as senseless, when he has climbed through them—on them—over them..”2Said is missaid because, as Wittgenstein shows in a book Beckett owned in two German editions and one English translation, saying cannot say itself: “No proposition can say anything about itself, because (...)
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    How the Classics Made Shakespeare: by Jonathan Bate, Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2019, 224 pp. $24.95/£20.00.Andre Furlani - 2020 - The European Legacy 26 (7-8):844-846.
    If Shakespeare made the human, according to Harold Bloom, Jonathan Bate will explain what first made Shakespeare, the Classics. That a Classical education was decisive for a writer during the renai...
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    These Books Were Made for Walking.Andre Furlani - 2022 - The European Legacy 28 (3):410-416.
    From first steps to last legs, walking is a defining human enterprise. Children’s first shoes and elders’ last staffs frame the peculiar dignity of our bipedal species. Walking forms the basis—a wo...
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    The Making of Samuel Beckett’s Endgame and Molloy.Andre Furlani - 2021 - The European Legacy 27 (5):490-493.
    Under prolonged confinement in a tight shelter, an overtaxed orderly threatens to desert the invalids withering in his under-resourced care. Time feels suspended, rations are dwindling, everything...
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    The Philosopher: A History in Six Types.Andre Furlani - 2018 - The European Legacy 23 (7-8):872-874.
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    The Responsibility of the Philosopher.Andre Furlani - 2015 - The European Legacy 20 (4):409-411.
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    The Smart Enough City: Putting Technology in Its Place to Reclaim Our Urban Future: by Ben Green, Boston, MA, MIT Press, 2019, 256 pp., $24.95T/£20.00.Andre Furlani - 2021 - The European Legacy 27 (6):645-647.
    The MIT Senseable City Lab simulates autonomous vehicles hurling through downtown Boston intersections unimpeded by traffic lights. Or pedestrians, or cyclists, or even a bus: in one of the busiest...
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    The Song of Songs: A Biography.Andre Furlani - 2023 - The European Legacy 28 (5):544-546.
    “Christ awaketh the church,” my Victorian edition of The Authorized Version glosses the fifth chapter of The Songs of Songs, but what an awakening: “I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of...
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    Beckett’s Late Stage: Trauma, Language, and Subjectivity: by Rhys Tranter, Stuttgart, Ibidem Verlag, 2018, 244 pp., $45.00 (paper). [REVIEW]Andre Furlani - 2020 - The European Legacy 25 (1):108-111.
    Volume 25, Issue 1, February 2020, Page 108-111.
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    What Is a People? [REVIEW]André Furlani - 2018 - The European Legacy 23 (1-2):184-187.
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