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Language and the renewal of society in Walt Whitman, Laura (Riding) Jackson, and Charles Olson : the American cratylus

Author: Carla Billitteri
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Modern and contemporary poetry and poetics.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book takes up the utopian desire for a perfect language of words that give direct expression to the real, known in Western thought as Cratylism, and its impact on the social visions and poetic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Walt Whitman; Laura (Riding) Jackson; Charles Olson; Charles Olson; Walt Whitman; Laura Jackson; Laura Jackson; Charles Olson; Walt Whitman; Laura (Riding) Jackson; Charles Olson; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Billitteri
ISBN: 0230608361 9780230608368
OCLC Number: 244476564
Description: xx, 219 p. : facsims. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The true forms of things: cratylism and American poetry --
Substantial words: Walt Whitman and the power of names --
The linguistic ultimate: Laura (Riding) Jackson and the language of truth --
A state destroys a noun: Charles Olson and objectism --
Coda: Language poetry and neo-cratylism.
Series Title: Modern and contemporary poetry and poetics.
Responsibility: Carla Billitteri.
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