[Milton-L] Re: Cynthia's list (and Carol's additions)

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Thu Aug 3 15:25:51 EDT 2006



Horace Jeffery Hodges wrote:
> 
>  This is why I disagree with Carrol Cox on the
> 'valence' that I'd attach to immortality. I'd assign
> not a 'negative' but a 'positive.' I need an eternity
> just to finish my reading list (especially since I
> read all of those little scholarly footnotes -- and in
> hypertext, the footnotes to the little footnotes --
> reveling in the obscure).

But without the pressure of time there would be no pleasure in reading.
As the Iliad poet recognized, it is mortality that gives meaning to
human action.

Carrol

> 
> Jeffery Hodges
> 
> University Degrees:
> 
> Ph.D., History, U.C. Berkeley
> (Doctoral Thesis: "Food as Synecdoche in John's Gospel and Gnostic Texts")
> M.A., History of Science, U.C. Berkeley
> B.A., English Language and Literature, Baylor University
> 
> Email Address:
> 
> jefferyhodges at yahoo.com
> 
> Blog:
> 
> http://gypsyscholarship.blogspot.com/
> 
> Office Address:
> 
> Assistant Professor Horace Jeffery Hodges
> Department of English Language and Literature
> Korea University
> 136-701 Anam-dong, Seongbuk-gu
> Seoul
> South Korea
> 
> Home Address:
> 
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