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Poetic Logic

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the section on poetic logic in the New Science. Poetic logic, the first science of the first branch of the Tree of Poetic Sciences, is the direct counterpart of poetic ... More


Prose Poetry and TimeSpace

Paul Hetherington and Cassandra Atherton

in Prose Poetry: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691180656
eISBN:
9780691212135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180656.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter addresses prose poetry's distortion of space and time, exploring the effects created by prose poetry's simultaneously condensed and onrushing language. This is unlike lineated poetry ... More


None of this Matters: Rain (2009)

Ben Wilkinson

in Don Paterson

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800855373
eISBN:
9781800852891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800855373.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In presenting Paterson’s sixth collection, Rain, this chapter identifies an intensification of the poet’s considerable formal ambitions. It argues that Paterson’s increased preference for metred and ... More


Kissing

Erik Gray

in The Art of Love Poetry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

This chapter concerns kissing, which has figured prominently in the love poetry tradition. A poem is the natural correlative to a kiss. Both are oral pleasures; both are simultaneously sensual and ... More


The Art of Love Poetry

Erik Gray

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198752974
eISBN:
9780191815928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198752974.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, World Literature

Love begets poetry; poetry begets love. These two propositions have seemed evident to thinkers and poets across the Western literary tradition. Plato writes that “anyone that love touches instantly ... More


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