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There's a certain Slant of light,
Winter Afternoons--
That oppresses, like the Heft
Of Cathedral Tunes--
The Brain is just the weight of God--
For--Heft them--Pound for Pound--
...
The last step taken found your heft
Decidedly upon the left.
...
Wagner's art is the most sensational self-portrayal and self- critique of German nature that it is possible to conceive.
It is a pregnant complex, gleaming up from the unconscious, of mother-fixation, sexual desire, and fear.
What was it that drove these thousands into the arms of his art--what but the blissfully sensuous, searing, sense-consuming, intox ...
He was all for catharsis and purification, he dreamed of an aesthetic consecration that should cleanse society of luxury, the gree ...
Reduced to a miserable mass level, the level of a Hitler, German Romanticism broke out into hysterical barbarism.
The Germans are always too late. They are late, like music, which is always the last of the arts to express a world condition,--wh ...
Politics has been called the "art of the possible," and it actually is a realm akin to art insofar as, like art, it occupies a cre ...
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