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Author Bruns, Gerald L., author

Title Interruptions : the fragmentary aesthetic in modern literature / Gerald L. Bruns
Published Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Modern and contemporary poetics
Modern and contemporary poetics
Contents Prologue : the invention of poetry -- 1. An archeology of fragments -- 2. The impossible experience of words : the later fiction of Maurice Blanchot and Samuel Beckett -- 3. Dialectrics : turbulence and contradiction in J.H. Prynne's Kazoo dreamboats -- 4. Metastatic lyricism : John Wilkinson's poetry and poetics -- 5. Apology for stuffed owls : on the virtues of bad poetry -- 6. Paratactics ("pataquerics") of the ordinary : the course of the comic in Charles Bernstein's poetry -- 7. On the words of the wake (and what to do with them) -- 8. What's in a mirror? : James Joyce's Phenomenology of misperception -- Epilogue : on incompletion (stopping briefly with Gertrude Stein)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Aesthetics in literature
Discourse analysis, Literary
Literature, Experimental -- Criticism, Textual
Literature, Modern -- Criticism, Textual
Meaning (Philosophy) in literature
Aesthetics in literature.
Discourse analysis, Literary.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
Literature, Experimental.
Literature, Modern.
Meaning (Philosophy) in literature.
REFERENCE -- Writing Skills.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081739172X (electronic bk.)
9780817391720 (electronic bk.)