FUNCTIONS OF DREAMS ABOUT FOOD AND EATING IN LITERATURE

Posted On Dec 11 2017 by

Our paper aims to identify the functions of dreams about food, preparing food and eating experienced by characters in 19th-century English and Romanian novels. Fictional descriptions of dreams about food and eating are usually associated with experiencing absence, anxiety, struggle and desire. Our analysis will correlate the functions of dreams about food and eating to the private and public spheres of life, as well as to gender. Eating was regarded as having consequences not only at the physical and mental level of the human body, but also in terms of social order: the poor asking for more food is an …


EUL « ALTERAT » IN SOLO DE SAMUEL BECKETT IN LUMINA LUI NAGARJUNA

Posted On Oct 12 2011 by

Prezentul articol îşi propune să evidenţieze încercările lui Samuel Beckett de a «altera » eul, de a da substanţă prezenţei sale ficţionale în lume, din perspectiva dialectii ablative a lui Nâgârjuna. Acest budist înţelept al Antichităţii indiene predică o cale de « mijloc », deschisă cu şapte secole în urmă de Buda, negând extremităţile existenţei şi ale non-existenţei ca fiind iluzii ale eului şi ale non-eului.