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The Poetics of Fiction: Poetic Influence on the Language of Apuleius’ Metamorphoses

S. J. Harrison

in Aspects of the Language of Latin Prose

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263327
eISBN:
9780191734168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263327.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter describes the role of poetic language in Apuleius’ Metamorphoses, and how that role has been differently perceived in Apuleian scholarship. The Metamorphoses is the Apuleian work in ... More


Introduction

Dennis Taylor

in Hardy's Literary Language and Victorian Philology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122616
eISBN:
9780191671494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122616.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The awkwardness of Hardy's literary language has always been hard to explain. Variously attacked and excused by critics, his language constitutes one of the most intriguing critical puzzles in ... More


Revolutionary Poetics and the Subject-in-Process

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A new account of the relationship among poetic language, existence, and truth might be achieved by a new poetics of Dasein. Martin Heidegger's philosophy disqualifies the ... More


Roman Poets on Grammatical Gender

Anthony Corbeill

in Sexing the World: Grammatical Gender and Biological Sex in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163222
eISBN:
9781400852468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163222.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines eight different explanations that scholars have put forward since antiquity for the literary phenomenon of the non-standard gender. More specifically, it investigates why some ... More


Poetic Subjectivity and the Elusiveness of Being

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

If the meaning borne by poetic language seems elusive, that which it brings to words, when regarded ontologically, is the very elusiveness of Being—the impossibility of ... More


Introduction: The Dialogue Between Poetry and Thinking

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Martin Heidegger's thinking, from the beginning, anticipates a turn to poetic language and to Friedrich Hölderlin. Although Heidegger became seriously occupied with Hölderlin ... More


Milton and the Classics

David Hopkins

in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264706
eISBN:
9780191734557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264706.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses John Milton's acquaintance with classical literature, which began early and continued throughout his lifetime. Between 1615 and 1620, Milton entered St. Paul's, which was ... More


Connecting with Wit and Words

Richard Crouter

in Reinhold Niebuhr: On Politics, Religion, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379679
eISBN:
9780199869169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379679.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 of this book argues that Niebuhr as writer and rhetorician draws from literature as much as from history. His gifts honed as preacher yield memorable phrases and ideas that draw from a deep ... More


Heidegger's Hölderlin: Andenken and Ereignis Beyond Subjectivity

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Poetic language is not only the shelter of truth, but also founds and institutes truth through radically recollecting an essential-destinal origin. Martin Heidegger's ... More


The Critique of Technology and the Poetics of “Life”

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

One of the principal aims of Martin Heidegger's poetics is to counter the technological attitude toward an objectified nature or earth by offering the poetic as an alternative ... More


Mood and Trope in the Lyric

John Brenkman

in Mood and Trope: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Affect

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226673127
eISBN:
9780226673431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673431.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lyric poetry plumbs the link between mood and trope, that is, feeling and language, affect and expression. Paul de Man exemplifies the linguistic turn in literary studies, especially in his readings ... More


Poetry and Apocalypse: Theological Disclosures of Poetic Language

William Franke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759106
eISBN:
9780804779739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book seeks to find the premises for dialogue between cultures, especially religious fundamentalisms—including Islamic fundamentalism—and modern Western secularism. It argues that in order to be ... More


The Jewish Literary Renaissance at the Turn of the Nineteenth and the Beginning of the Twentieth Centuries

in From Continuity to Contiguity: Toward a New Jewish Literary Thinking

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762007
eISBN:
9780804775021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762007.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter continues the discussion of the development of Jewish literature from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. Among the topics covered are Achad ha'am's dominance during the ... More


The Politics of Sacrifice: The Sublime and the Caesura

Jennifer Anna Gosetti-Ferencei

in Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language: Toward a New Poetics of Dasein

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223602
eISBN:
9780823235254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223602.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Martin Heidegger's views of poetic dwelling—his alternative to modern metaphysics and its reduction of the lifeworld to mere objectivity and static presence—vacillate between ... More


‘Les poètes de dix-sept ans’: Entre quatre murs (1859–1860)

Roger Pearson

in Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159179
eISBN:
9780191673535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159179.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

In Entre quatre murs Mallarmé can be seen exploring the power of poetic language by trying on a selection of verse-forms and poetic styles rather as though they were theatrical costumes. Variously, ... More


Verse after Verlaine, Rime after Rimbaud: Joyce and the “poisondart” of Chamber Music

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

in The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay pursues a detailed examination of Joyce's poetic language along with the relation of Chamber Music to his later prose writings. Focusing on Joyce's response to the contrary examples of ... More


Six: “The Writing of the Outside,” (“The Potentialities of Literary Language” in Otherwise than Being)

Gabriel Riera

in Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226719
eISBN:
9780823235315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226719.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses the “Writing of the outside” or the potentiality of poetic language in Maurice Blanchot's The Madness of the Day and Emmanuel Levinas' Otherwise than ... More


Four: Plot and Intrigue: From Being's Other to the “Otherwise than Being” (Language, Ethics, Poetic anguage in Levinas)

Gabriel Riera

in Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226719
eISBN:
9780823235315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226719.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines the view of Emmanuel Levinas on the poetic language, ethics and the possibility of writing the other as such. Levinas' works suggest that the ... More


Lyric Powers

Robert Von Hallberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226865003
eISBN:
9780226865027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226865027.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The authority of poetry varies from one period to another, from one culture to another. For the author of this book, the authority of lyric poetry has three sources: religious affirmation, the social ... More


Civility

Robert Von Hallberg

in Lyric Powers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226865003
eISBN:
9780226865027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226865027.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The dominant tradition in lyric poetry presumes the distinctness of poetic language—its diction and syntax—from the ordinary idioms of contemporary speech or prose. This sense of poetic language as ... More


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