95), ancient Mesopotamians distinguished a Vorwelt in which autogenesis
was the rule from a Jetztwelt in which, as we know, mankind reproduces by sexual generation.
The literary as well as historical trajectory of Cervantes's oeuvre is noteworthy, even spectacular, for the way it evidences a poetics built upon Chicana/Indigenous women's self-reliance or what I have called elsewhere, its autogenesis
. (7) For her ongoing innovations in poetic forms, tone, and structure, and ever since the beginning of her illustrious career in letters, Cervantes has carefully constructed a body of poetry built out of personal symbols that refute oppression, for example, ubiquitous bird and feather imagery constitute a major feature of a poetics of self-reliance and autonomy referenced in the titular word "emplumada" which means indicates a noun phrase for being both female and feathered.
Indeed, the boy's fantasy of immortality--of an impossible autogenesis
and self-possession--requires an attendant fantasy of immaculate conception, as well as a refusal to acknowledge his archaic symbiosis with and dependence on the mother.
The usual sources of fire have already been denied in line 26, while line 27 expresses the notion of autogenesis
directly: "flames begotten of flame."
In its narrower scope, Rylander's untitled work is about the tenuous yet tenacious grip of the human on objects of industrial production (which so often in their sterile, debased form seem to descend upon the mass market out of an anonymous and impoverished autogenesis
For it's true that Shaw attempted autogenesis
long before Joyce did, leaving a record of that in his five early novels, which constitute a sort of "portrait of the artist as a young superman." Gibbs's point, however, is that the biographer misleads when he presents mythic reality as literal reality, especially if he bases psychological evaluations on a literal reading of the former.
She also touches upon Marguerite de Navarre's revisions of sixteenth-century French political theory in the Heptameron, suggesting that these phallocratic theories are already queer in their presentations of the metaphors of the family and reproduction, and that Marguerite further queers these metaphors by presenting a feminine alternative to male autogenesis
The notions of autopoiesis and autogenesis
are of particular interest in SVS.