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'Aesth-ethics': Meeting the Other

Bobis, Merlinda


This is the story of a creative reading-writing workshop that I piloted in 2009 with three students on responding to a text and a life from an/other culture through the poem ‘The Story I would Have Wanted To Tell you You Had I Met You Yesterday’ (Reyes, 1990), which embedded ‘an aesth-ethics’ in meeting the other’s story. I reference philosopher George Steiner’s concept of aesthetic engagement as ‘the meeting of freedoms’ in artistic production and reception (1989) in conversation with my past...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Text: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses
Access Rights: Open Access


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