One as One's Own Spectator
jueves, 9 de junio de 2016
One as one's own spectator
From David Marshall's 'The Figure of Theater: Shaftesbury, Defoe, Adam Smith and George Eliot' (Columbia UP, 1986):
"Shaftsbury's 'home-dialect of soliloquy' (1:113), based on a dialectical 'doctrine of two persons in one individual self' ('Soliloquy', 1:121), establishes an 'inspector or auditor . . . within us' (1:122). Thus the dialogist is independent of an other because he internalizes an other within himself; or externalizes a part of himself ...