Hieroglyphs of Another World: On Poetry, Swedenborg, and Other Matters

De (autor) Editat de Andrew Baruch Wachtel
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This collection of essays seeks to contribute to ongoing efforts to build contemporary theories of image, metaphor, metre, rhythm, and other key concepts of avant-garde and postmodern poetry that define contemporary poetics and critical theory.

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ISBN-13: 9780810117778
ISBN-10: 0810117770
Pagini: 148
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 x 18 mm
Greutate: 0.35 kg
Ediția: 1
Editura: Northwestern University Press
Colecția Northwestern University Press

Notă biografică

Ilya Kutik is an associate professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Northwestern University and a poet, critic, and translator of Swedish literature into Russian.

Andrew Wachtel is a professor of Slavic languages and literatures at Northwestern University. He is the author of Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation: Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia.


Introduction: Smoke, or Notes from the Book

Part I: On Poetry
Odysseus's Bow
The Tormentor of Life
The Short Course of the RCP (Recent Catacomb Poetry)
After the Future
Swedish Dialogue on Poetry
On Reading Aigi
Invitation to the Sentimental 

Part II: On Swedenborg and Other Matters
Verlaine's Violin
Longer than a Line, or The "Correspondences" of Hans Viksten
Hieroglyphs of Swedish Poetry
Stagnelius's Mustache
From the Book Accidents, Coincidences, and Correspondences
     The Poet of Flowers: Linnaeus
     The Poetry of money
     The Poetry of Trolls
     Solitaire of Coincidences: Balthus and Kevin
     Gustav III
Twelve Stories about Swedenborg