Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations by Adrienne Rich PDF

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By Adrienne Rich

ISBN-10: 0393050459

ISBN-13: 9780393050455

"I am a poet who is aware the social strength of poetry, a usa citizen who is familiar with herself irrevocably tangled in her society's hopes, vanity, and despair," Adrienne wealthy writes.

The essays in Arts of the Possible look for chances past a compromised, degraded process, looking to think anything else. They name at the fluidity of the mind's eye, from poetic imaginative and prescient to social justice, from the badlands of political demoralization to an artwork that would wound, which could open scars while engaged in its paintings, yet will eventually suture and never tear apart.

This quantity collects Rich's essays from the decade of the 20 th century, together with 4 past essays, in addition to numerous conversations that cross additional than the standard interview. additionally incorporated is her essay explaining her purposes for declining the nationwide Medal for the humanities.

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A biographical note of this author is prefixed to Essay No. ~ in Volume I of this Collection. Cf. Byles, preface to 1st edition; Chitty. Bills of Exchange, 11th edition, pp. , Introduction . • 52 V. COMMERCIAL LAW cency; and occasionally a learned judge drops a remark in the same direction. 1 But the net result of these efforts cannot be said to be gratifying. f We are told that the first statutory reference to the subject in England is of the year 1379,3 and the first reported decision of 1601.

FJl and ch. 8. 38 V. " 1 That the procedure in these statutory courts of the staple towns was not that of the common law, but was that of the law merchant, is expressly stated in the statute. " Chapter 8 provided "that all merchants coming to the staple shall be ruled by the law merchant, of all things touching the staple, and not by the common law of the land, nor by the usage of cities, boroughs or other towns; " although it gave merchants the right to sue before the justices of the commonlaw if they preferred to do so.

The first two are stated by Sir John Davies, in his work On Impositions, from which we have made several quotations. " This doctrine of non-survivorship among partners has been referred to, at times, as resting on a rule of equity," but there is abundant 'proof of its origin in the law-merchant. " 4 A similar statement was made by 1 Quoted in Zouch's "Jurisdiction of Admiralty," 128. • That this distinction is one of practical importance to-day is shown by Preston fl. Fitch, 137 N. Y. 41; 33 N.

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