Angel Time (The Songs of the Seraphim, Book 1) by Anne Rice

By Anne Rice

It's the current day. Toby O'Dare—aka fortunate the Fox—is a freelance killer of underground reputation on task to kill once more. He's a soulless soul, a useless guy jogging. His nightmarish international of lone and deadly missions is disrupted whilst a mysterious stranger, a seraph, deals him an opportunity to avoid wasting instead of break lives. O'Dare, who some time past dreamt of being a clergyman, seizes his likelihood. Now he's carried again in the course of the a while to thirteenth-century England, to darkish nation-states the place accusations of formality homicide were made opposed to Jews, the place young children unexpectedly die or disappear. during this primitive surroundings, O'Dare starts his perilous quest for salvation, a trip of hazard and flight, loyalty and betrayal, selflessness and love.

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Denat (2006b). 22 “Description of Ancient Rhetoric”, III, p. 23 (KGW II/4, pp. 426), translation modified. 25 And, in addition, as Nietzsche will say again in a later note, “[…] the figures of rhetoric [are] the essence of language” (NL 1872–73, KSA 7, 19[215], editors’ translation). Rhetoric is, hence, not just that specific use of language which could be opposed to a philosophical, rational, demonstrative or dialectic use of language; it is not just that artifice which enables discourses to exercise a certain persuasive effect on the audiences, particularly in political contexts.

Jean Paul (1861), p. 179. According to Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean-Luc Nancy, Nietzsche discovered this quote in Gustav Gerber (1871), p. 361. “To Speak in Images” 33 background of the Nietzschean refusal to take a merely theoretical stance with regard to language and, secondly, that the originality of these developments lies in the fact that Nietzsche is not satisfied with a merely theoretical description of the nature and origin of language. It is clearly not only a question of saying what language is, but performatively showing the careful reader the way in which language is made – and also that it still can be made by “using language in an artistic way”.

51 (KGW II/4, p. 441). 39 “Description of Ancient Rhetoric”, VI, p. 43 (KGW II/4, p. 438). 26 Céline Denat be understood as a rule-less creation of a totally new language. As the example of Thucydides shows: what he attains is a singular use of the attic dialect, characterised, for instance, by the use of archaic terms, by the voluntary and reiterative rupture of certain syntactic rules, but it is not a new language created from scratch. In the same period, in the second conference On the Future of our Educational Institutions, and then later in the first of his Untimely Meditations, Nietzsche insists without any ambiguity upon the fact that an authentically original use of a language is only possible after one has first assimilated and learnt the ancient uses of that language.

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