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Modern poetry and the idea of language; a critical and historical study [by] Gerald L. Bruns.


New Haven, Yale University Press, 1974.
ISBN 9780300016130, 0300016131

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Subjects Dichtersprache.
Language and languages -- Style.
Lyrik.
Poetics.
Poética.
Poétique.
Sprache.
Stylistique.
Description xii, 300 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: Toward a dialectic of hermetic and orphic poetries -- part 1. The idea of language from a literary point of view: Rhetoric, grammar, and the conception of language as a substantial medium -- Energeia: the development of the romantic idea of language -- part 2. Literature as a problematics of language: From intransitive speech to the universe of discourse: the formalist theory of literary language -- Mallarmé: the transcendence of language and the aesthetics of the book -- Flaubert, Joyce, and the displacement of fiction -- The storyteller and the problem of language in Samuel Beckett's fiction -- part 3. The language of poetry and the being of the world: Negative discourse and the moment before speech: a metaphysics of literary language -- Poetry as reality: the Orpheus myth and its modern counterparts -- Conclusion: The orphic and hermetic dimensions of meaning.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)834982
(OCoLC)ocm00834982
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