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The Resistance to Poetry

James Longenbach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226492490
eISBN:
9780226492513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226492513.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Poems inspire our trust, argues this work, because they don't necessarily ask to be trusted. Theirs is the language of self-questioning—metaphors that turn against themselves, syntax that moves one ... More


Conclusion

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews the process of Jewish self-questioning and cultural activity in France that began with the Dreyfus affair and reached its peak in the late 1920s. It recounts important changes in ... More


The Beginnings of a French Jewish Literature

Nadia Malinovich

in French and Jewish: Culture and the Politics of Identity in Early-Twentieth Century France

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113409
eISBN:
9781800342637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113409.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the tension between universalism and particularism as expressed in the pre-war poetry, novels, and essays of André Spire, Edmond Fleg, Henri Franck, and Jean-Richard Bloch. It ... More


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