on 10/3/03 1:52 PM, Douglas Barbour at [log in to unmask] wrote:
> i more and more think that's what 'understanding' in the arts IS about.
> It's certainly what it is to me (except when in teaching mode before some
> first year students when my fevered rhetoric takes over & 'explains' a bit
> before reading the poem aloud, again...
Agree with you entirely, Douglas. Perhaps 'understanding' is the wrong word
here. 'Sensing' might go towards cutting it, no? Even a kind of osmosis
through the skin.
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