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Negative Theology and Utopian Thought in Contemporary American Poetry

Determined Negations

Negative Theology and Utopian Thought in Contemporary American Poetry( )
Author: Lagapa, Jason
Series title:American Literature Readings in the 21st Century Ser.
Publication Date:May 2017
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.99
Book Description:

This book explores the utopian imagination in contemporary American poetry and the ways in which experimental poets formulate a utopian poetics by adopting the rhetorical principles of negative theology, which proposes using negative statements as a means of attesting to the superior, unrepresentable being of God.  With individual chapters on works by such poets as Susan Howe, Nathaniel Mackey, Charles Bernstein, and Alice Notley, this book illustrates how a strategy of...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Poetry
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.772 x 8.19 Inches
Book Weight:6.576 Pounds

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